Adam Spiers twisted the bytes to say:
>> Now that the N810 has a physical keyboard more people will be inclined
>> to run emacs on it. I personally run it only for remember and when
>> connecting remotely into it.
Adam> My main goal is to be able to do regular reviews (reprioritization,
Adam> scheduling etc.) when roaming. Hopefully org-mouse.el will help with
In that case you need to compile it with X support. When I compiled
it, it was without it, so no stylus support.
>> On the other hand I have read that emacs23 has support for this type
>> of devices, but I have not compiled it yet.
Adam> Interesting! Do you have any more details on the kind of extra support?
No idea. Just one comment in the maemo users mailing list. But without
Ctrl- support in the virtual keyboard it will be difficult to
perhaps the solution for us (n800 users) is to hack the keyboard and
>> The 2008 apps are still being few and scarce. For that reason I have
>> set up a dual boot in my N800.
Adam> That sounds clever. I have yet to find good docs explaining how the
Adam> mounting scheme works with the internal flash memory.
>> One more issue. You won't have space in the internal memory to install
>> it. You need to format a card using ext2, and then mount it (internal
>> or external) and symlink to it.
Adam> The N810 only has one external slot, but it does have a built-in 2GB
Adam> card. I'd be pretty worried if emacs couldn't fit in that! But I
Adam> don't know how to install to it rather than the internal memory.
I am not sure how file system is distributed in the 810. in the 800
the internal memory is used for root, and /media/mmc2 is the internal
>> Alternatively you can install the OS in an external card and boot
>> into it (my preferred choice).
Adam> Again, would be very interested to know how this works.
Unpack in user home directory, then symlink /usr/local to it. It
contains emacs-nox. Make sure you rename the original /usr/local so
you don't lose it (I think it is empty out-of-the box). You need to
install ncurses-base and ncurses-term
Daniel M. German
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