Upgrade your phone?

2009-03-06 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, this teasing blog post[0] inspired the following idea. If have no idea what this thing on the picture will really be but it could be a mainboard that fits into the case of a freerunner. The Samsung CPU in the Freerunner is for ARM what a 386 is for x86 architecture. Even the old N770 had a

Re: Openttd is now in opkg.org!

2008-12-11 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi Aapo, Aapo Rantalainen schrieb: Tell me how OE works (or is mentioned to work)? Or link to manual. I have some other recipe that I want to be merged in OE, but no idea how the system works. http://wiki.openembedded.net/index.php/Documentation If you have something ready, put it in the

Re: Openttd is now in opkg.org!

2008-12-11 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Sander van Grieken schrieb: On Sunday 07 December 2008 13:30:14 Robert Schuster wrote: Hi Aapo, Aapo Rantalainen schrieb: Openttd is now in opkg.org! I would like it better if the bitbake recipe changes can be moved into OE. That's theory. In practice, you submit the recipe plus

Re: Openttd is now in opkg.org!

2008-12-07 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi Aapo, Aapo Rantalainen schrieb: Openttd is now in opkg.org! I would like it better if the bitbake recipe changes can be moved into OE. It contains gpl-graphics (version alpha2). They are not all ready, there might be some black boxis. Very nice! Enable scrolling-with-stylus: Advanced

Re: Calling interested Glamo OpenGL developers (was: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL)

2008-11-21 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, all this talking without outcome is very boring to read. :| I cannot help with the development of a free 3D-capable driver for the Glamo directly instead I offer money! As soon as cofundos.org is working again (I hope they haven't shut it down) I will create a project and offer 50€ to the

Re: Calling interested Glamo OpenGL developers ... come on lets do it.

2008-11-21 Thread Robert Schuster
Update! Hi, I am also open for alternative payments like a box of beer, wine or whatever. After all this is all about having fun, isn't it? :) Regards Robert Robert Schuster schrieb: Hi, all this talking without outcome is very boring to read. :| I cannot help with the development

Re: kobodeluxe - how do you quit?

2008-09-27 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, W.Kenworthy schrieb: I installed the kobodeluxe game for the kid, but we cant figure out how to exit it :( Even if you go through 5 new lives and get the menu, hitting quit with a stylus just takes you back into the game. Ended up removing the battery. How? Paste of a part of the

Re: kobodeluxe - how do you quit?

2008-09-27 Thread Robert Schuster
Al Johnson schrieb: IIRC tap at the top of the screen moves menu selection up, tapping at the bottom moves it down and tapping in the middle accepts the current menu item. If you try to treat it as a point-and-click app by tapping Quit you end up accepting new game instead. Took me a while

Re: kobodeluxe - how do you quit?

2008-09-27 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Al Johnson schrieb: Presumably it's this bug: https://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1244#comment:41 Priority highest, but it hasn't been worked on in a while... It's affecting my work on Duke 3D, too I don't think it's anything to do with that bug. It's running in portrait and I

Re: Phone java apps on fr?

2008-09-19 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, David Samblas schrieb: Good news :) a step closer to say neo is full compatible with you favorite java games and apps :) I know all c/python/elf/gtk even qt lovers will be groaning like Gollum in Saurons fortress but marketing is cruel some times and the avobe sentence can make Openmoko

Re: Launch scripts for Java app?

2008-09-18 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, I do it the following way: 1) provide a shell script that starts your app and place it in /usr/bin 2) write a .desktop file and place it in /usr/share/applications. Thats all. (Btw: If your Java app is built can be built with maven you can use the maven packaging plugin[0] to do this for

Re: wesnoth

2008-09-18 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, the wesnoth recipe in OpenEmbedded sucks heavily. Someone should take a deep look at how they package it in Debian and write a recipe that does the same for OE. One would probably need to break the binary packages into smaller pieces (eg. separate music). Btw: The multiplayer stuff might not

Re: Phone java apps on fr?

2008-09-18 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, for some blogposts by me that deal with the Java situation on OpenMoko have a look at this: http://rschuster.blogs.evolvis.org/category/OpenMoko/ (With a little luck this will soon be available through planet.openmoko.org) Petr Vanek schrieb: how can i run java applications from other

Re: Debian on FreeRunner

2008-08-08 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Timo Juhani Lindfors schrieb: Ideally the sources should be in a state where you can create ipkg and debian (and fedora and gentoo) packages just as easily. If it is only to escape opkg then in OE you simply need to set INHERIT += package_deb (in your local.conf) and then it will build

Re: Debian on FreeRunner

2008-08-08 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Daniel Benoy schrieb: Wow that sounds neat! How hard would it be to create an apt repository on the openmoko build host using this? Then we could just edit a config and run apt-get ^.^ It is not hard. In fact for Jalimo we are packaging OE-built packages for Maemo:

Re: firmware Re: IMEI

2008-08-03 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Learning It schrieb: It means that this project is not totaly open to communityhmmm The fact that specs for the GSM chipset cannot be released to the public was communicated to the community from day 1. Furthermore there is no non-free stuff on the Linux side of things in the Freerunner.

Re: Mokomakefile on Debian on PowerPC64/G5

2008-07-31 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, I am building OpenEmbedded stuff (OpenMoko for FreeRunner, Angstrom for BeagleBoard) on my Fedora G4 iBook all day and it works. Please paste your error message to a pastebin service and provide the URL here. Regards Robert Christ van Willegen schrieb: Hi, I guess I'm the first one to

Re: WIKI still a POS

2008-07-29 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Scott schrieb: [snip] I was under the impression that OpenMoko is a company about selling a mobile phone not a community Wiki ... Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: [openmoko-announce] Openmoko on Design

2008-07-29 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Jay Vaughan schrieb: [snip] This does not work. That is all. As Sean already said. You are only speaking for yourself. I am glad that OpenMoko is not just another half-open half-closed effort that once thought: Oh look Linux. It doesn't cost a dime. Let's make something that is flashy

Re: wrong offset of mouse in landscape mode (and scummvm)

2008-07-27 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, this might not fit the topic but there is something which caught my eye: Yorick Moko schrieb: [...] except that is automatically launches in landscape mode. [...] Do you know how this is achieved? I would like to have this for Kobo deluxe as well. Regards Robert signature.asc

Re: trying to buy a freerunner in taipei?

2008-07-26 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, first. I am not from OpenMoko and cannot help directly but ... tony schrieb: I live in Taipei. I was wondering if there was a simple and easy way to buy a freerunner here in taipei. There is no distributor so its not very simple. Can I just sort of drive up to the head office and go to a

Re: Suggestion: default /etc/resolv.conf

2008-07-24 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, I am not sure that this is a good suggestion. Brian C schrieb: Suggestion: The rootfs should contain a resolv.conf that lists some publicly-available dns servers so that people with new FreeRunners would have a chance of getting net access without editing that file first. Stuff like

Re: Volume?

2008-07-16 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, sorry for hijacking the thread but I think this fits a bit: When it comes to volume on the neo I have the impression that the 'main' volume (not sure what the knob is named) is does not scale linear. I mean at level ~90 you dont hear anything and at 100 it is very loud. Could that be fixed

Re: Jalimo fails to install on freerunner gta02

2008-07-14 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Jim Morris schrieb: Robert Schuster wrote: Hi, yes this is a know issue with the packages in our repo. Sorry, I had no time to fix this yet. Btw: cacao + classpath should be in the official repos as well. So there is no need to add the Jalimo repos any more. Thanks, also

Re: [OpenMoko] qemu win32 emulator

2008-07-14 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, what you want is a binary of QEMU + OpenMoko's patches for it. If the links do not work try to get in contact with the people who distributed them first. AFIU the OpenMoko project is mostly about doing things from source so it should be possible to compile QEMU + patches under Windows and/or

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-13 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, this is perhaps not directly in the scope of your project but perhaps it inspires someones else: A spam filter for SMS. :) Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Homezone Icon for O2 in Germany

2008-07-13 Thread Robert Schuster
Damn, this community rules! smurfy - phil schrieb: http://projects.openmoko.org/projects/om-homezone/ I will throw this into OpenEmbedded. :) Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Homezone Icon for O2 in Germany

2008-07-13 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. smurfy - phil schrieb: http://projects.openmoko.org/projects/om-homezone/ Could you please distribute the sources in the files section? Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing list

FYI: FSF disses *Phone and recommends OpenMoko FreeRunner

2008-07-11 Thread Robert Schuster
Have fun: http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/5-reasons-to-avoid-iphone-3g :) Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: freerunner unable to work with 3G SIMCards?

2008-07-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Jeffrey Ratcliffe schrieb: Who has a German SIM working in their FR? Me. I have a SIM card from O2 which is 3G capable. On the back UMTS/GSM SIM is printed. It has been working flawlessly for me on the Neo1973 and the Freerunner (however it caushes all kinds of problems on a Siemens CX65

Re: Phone ideas

2008-07-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Brent schrieb: I have a few awesome ideas for the phone. My first one is a basic guitar tuner using the mic. Yes, please! There is already free guitar tuner software for GNU/Linux. Perhaps you can simply make one of the existing codebases a library and then write a proper GUI around it.

OpenMoko is the only 100% F/OSS-based Linux smartphone project

2008-07-08 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, yesterday I read an article in the German computer magazine c't that gives an overview over the projects dealing with Linux-based smartphones. As you might know besides OpenMoko there is the LiMo Foundation (lots of companies), Open Handset Alliance (Google, Android) and the LiPs Forum. As it

Re: SDL support

2008-06-29 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, all kind of sdl libs are there and work. SDL just needs X11 and this is available on all OpenMoko variants. Additionally sdl-mixer, sdl-ttf and whatnot are available. I have however one nitpick: libsdl is quite old: 1.2.9. Current stable is 1.2.13. Unfortunately the library is not easy to

Re: The glamo chip and its future

2008-06-28 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Michael Stather schrieb: So I wonder why this was done that way (since the older model had a much larger bandwidth), and whether it's changed for the next release. I mean e.g. games (3D games, or emulators) are IMHO an important part of the functionality of such a smartphone.

Re: The glamo chip and its future

2008-06-28 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Michael Stather schrieb: I was a fan of the openmoko idea even when it was announced at first. Now when the first real device was announced I was thinking about buying one but then I realized the situaltion with the 3D chip which I read was a very big design mistake. Just want to add

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: OLSRD

2008-06-27 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Evgeny Ginzburg schrieb: Nice enough! I really like mesh networking protocols work on Neos. Maybe I'll try to run Netsukuku. OK first I have to buy one. We do not have netsukuku recipes in OE yet. But that could be fixed quickly if it is easy to build. Volunteering to provide a recipe?

[EMAIL PROTECTED]: OLSRD

2008-06-26 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, you know we already have B.A.T.M.A.N in OpenEmbedded but now I gave good old OLSRD a try too. I added a recipe for the latest release 0.5.5 and tested it on the device. It is working nicely along with the ar6000 being in ad-hoc mode (the preferred mode for mesh networks ;) ). No luck with

Re: Click Feedback?

2008-06-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer schrieb: we have been shipping pulseaudio (which is quite a CPU hog on embedded systems) on our rootfs for quite a while now. The main reason not to use alsa directly was because of mixing, since alsa dmix absolutely does not cut it. However just recently I

Re: Yummy new CPU/GPU combo

2008-06-03 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. flexd schrieb: Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) skrev: On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:12:30 -0400 Lally Singh [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: the day nvidia comes with open drivers for this... we can begin to take an interest :) To be honest, (i myself do not really care if the drivers are open

Re: Yummy new CPU/GPU combo

2008-06-03 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. thomasg schrieb: And for those who think android will bring hardware support for new devices to the FOSS-world: forget about it. Google doesn't care about open source if it's not used to save costs. They didn't even release their own from-scratch-software as opensource - hell, they use

Re: new iphone - not interested at all

2008-06-02 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, I for one am completely blind when it comes to proprietary technology nowadays. I am not interested in any device that offers substantially less freedom than what is provided by OpenMoko. 'Proprietariness' is kind of zero factor for me: Multiplied with any cool feature factor it will cause

Re: Freerunner games / using motion sensors in C

2008-05-13 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, would be cool if someone can hook the accelerometers into libsdl and let them look like a joystick ... Regards Robert Andy Green schrieb: Somebody in the thread at some point said: | If somebody tells me how to use the accelerometers, I will have a go. Is | it just like /dev/joydev ?

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. David Samblas Martinez schrieb: There are some good java games for movile phone out there than can be executed with jlimo. s/jlimo/jalimo/ I suppose. :) I am currently in the process of bringing MIDPath 0.3 into OE. So you will soon have it in OM, too. Regards Robert signature.asc

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, ramsesoriginal schrieb: I just watched http://gizmodo.com/388688/raging-thunder-iphone-racing-game-shows-tons-of-potential, and asked myself what sorts of games are tested/planned/running on the freerunner: For example, is planet Penguin Racer Working? kobodeluxe! :D There are tons of

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Alexander Frøyseth schrieb: Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe? If that will go, I will be a very happy man :D Works. I have put 0.6.0 into OE lately. Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Mo Abrahams schrieb: I like the idea of dosbox... any chance of dungeon keeper? Or is that being a bit too optimistic? You're joking. :) http://scap.linuxtogo.org/index.php?page=5 I added latest dosbox to OE lately and tested it on the Neo and the N800. On the much more advanced N800

Re: A few questions about the games

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Mo Abrahams schrieb: I notice that the game kobodeluxe is in the applications menu, not the games one. Is there a reason for this? IMO sdl.bbclass which generates the .desktop file is broken. There is no possibility to set the displayed program name (it is taken from the package name) and

Re: Programming OM

2008-05-07 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Clinton Ebadi schrieb: I'm working on porting GNU clisp[0] to EABI ARM. It cross compiles, but without generational GC or an FFI yet which limits its usability a . The FFI problems require a bit of assembly hacking which is new to me (ah munging with the stack! The black abyss of horror).

Re: Freerunner Sale Price in India - Official partner with Openmoko

2008-05-06 Thread Robert Schuster
Lally Singh schrieb: I didn't think Skype ran on the openmoko stack. Please, pretty please, tell me that I'm wrong :-D AFAIK skype has serious issues being conformant to the principles of swatantra software[0]. ;) Skype is used for communication in IT departements? I would not trust a

Re: Video Playback virtually impossible on Neo Freerunner? (Re:Video of Qt 4.4 on Neo1973: brings iPhone like graphics)

2008-04-30 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) schrieb: word of warning. you may THINK the freerunner (ta02) and n800/810 are comparable devices when it comes to video. you would be wrong if you think this. they most certainly are NOT. very far from that. i have an n800 - i have done development and