this phone, with WiFi

2007-07-15 Thread Doug Jones
I have a little WiFi USB dongle. Found it at Frys for like $5. Tried it on an Ubuntu machine about a year ago. It works. Assuming one has an appropriate cable, and assuming one can find some way to get power into the thing, it ought to be possible to make it work with the Neo. (The Neo

Re: this phone, with WiFi

2007-07-15 Thread Doug Jones
Christian Fischer wrote: Doug Jones schrieb: Assuming one has an appropriate cable, and assuming one can find some way to get power into the thing, it ought to be possible to make it work with the Neo. (The Neo that is hopefully shipping next week, the one without built-in WiFi.) The USB

Re: Hooks in Base Code

2007-07-18 Thread Doug Jones
Jim McDonald wrote: [This may have been better to post to the development list but as people are talking about it here I'll start here] Hi, A number of people have been talking about the cool things that they would like their 'phone to do but after spending some time looking at the

Re: Neo1973 drawings

2007-10-17 Thread Doug Jones
for a start that some of us have made on the wiki. is anyone with a GTA01 up for whipping out their micrometer/3d scanner and knocking something together? even better, is anyone at FIC/openmoko able and willing to provide us with detailed drawings of the case? If this doesn't happen before

Re: Neo1973 drawings

2007-10-18 Thread Doug Jones
Alexey Feldgendler wrote: On Thu, 18 Oct 2007 06:33:12 +0200, Doug Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Would be great if somebody did a really thorough job of documenting the Neo case. In other words, disassemble a Neo as described here: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Disassembling_Neo1973

Re: Use Neo w/out removing from pocket

2007-11-19 Thread Doug Jones
Michael Shiloh wrote: AVee wrote: On Saturday 17 November 2007 21:09, Joshua Layne wrote: Ted Lemon wrote: On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 11:19 -0800, Michael Shiloh wrote: I'd like to explore adding a head mounted display to the Neo, like the i-glasses PC/SVGA Head Mounted Display at about $700.

Re: Recent spam.

2008-01-07 Thread Doug Jones
flexd wrote: I don't like spam. Do you? :( There should be a boxtrapper or something to stop this :) This person gets around. I'm also on the laptop.org policy discussion mailing list. These spams are showing up there too. Same name and address: Super Star [EMAIL PROTECTED] So

now Koolu makes a phone too ;-)

2008-02-07 Thread Doug Jones
http://koolu.com/Koolu-WE-Appliance/WE-Phone.html looks kinda familiar ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: strange problem with Intenso 4GB SDHC card

2008-07-23 Thread Doug Jones
Stefan Fröbe wrote: Hi, just a quick observation from my side that could possibly be related: Until yesterday, my 4GB SanDisk card worked fine with a recent (e.g. 2008-07-22 or 21) kernel - after an opkg upgrade this morning that got me a new kernel I was surprised to see the card not

Re: strange problem with Intenso 4GB SDHC card

2008-07-23 Thread Doug Jones
Stefan Fröbe wrote: Thanks for the link, seems to be quite valuable to me as it explains the background quite well! Something similar has been happening with SD cards on the OLPC laptop (another example of hardware specifically designed for the FOSS world) for at least the last

Re: strange problem with Intenso 4GB SDHC card

2008-07-24 Thread Doug Jones
Mikael Berthe wrote: * Doug Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2008-07-24 01:21 +0200]: There have been some indications that partition type may have some effect on this problem on the OLPC. I doubt it. So, shrink the default vfat partition that came on the card and put an ext3 on there too

Re: strange problem with Intenso 4GB SDHC card

2008-07-26 Thread Doug Jones
Joerg Reisenweber wrote: snip As I think this seems to be quite a good clue to what's really happening here, quote from the OLPC ticket #6532: snip Yes, anybody working on this issue really ought to read that ticket in its entirety: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6532 (keeping in mind that

Opening the Cellwaves

2008-07-27 Thread Doug Jones
Doc Searls: ...If we follow the second path, we'll fail at a fundamental mission, which is opening the infrastructure itself. To do that we need to create open phones that are damned good at being Net-generation radios and televisions, as well as recording and producing devices. We also need

openmoko.org site problems

2008-08-01 Thread Doug Jones
Go to http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/ and try the links. Some haven't been working lately, giving errors like: Secure Connection Failed lists.openmoko.org uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. (Error

Re: openmoko.org site problems

2008-08-01 Thread Doug Jones
Jan Keymeulen wrote: On Fri 01 August 2008 om 10:06:32 GMT Doug Jones told us: Go to http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/ and try the links. Some haven't been working lately, giving errors like: Secure Connection Failed lists.openmoko.org uses an invalid security certificate

Re: SD slot + suspend

2008-09-02 Thread Doug Jones
Daniel Benoy wrote: I've been having trouble with my SD card ever since I upgraded my kernel (with the unstable feed) and turned on suspend... specifically, it got wiped out :( Multiple times. I don't know if it's a coincidence or now.. I wonder if someone who's brave and doesn't have

Qik Roam SIM card?

2009-04-19 Thread Doug Jones
Has anybody tried a Qik Roam SIM card in a Freerunner? http://qikroam.com/Shop/Buy.aspx Pay-as-you-go voice and data. They say it works in 213 countries, including the U.S. ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: US Buzz/GPS Fix

2009-04-22 Thread Doug Jones
+1 I'm also in California. If somebody threw a Buzz Fix party anywhere in California, I would be there. Isn't Openmoko in California too? Fremont Buzz Fix Party, anyone? I do have soldering experience, but not with such small parts. (In my day, everything was the size of a Buick.) But

what hardware version do I REALLY have?

2009-05-10 Thread Doug Jones
I ordered my FreeRunner from the Openmoko store in April 2009. By that time, someone on the list was telling people that all FreeRunners currently shipping were hardware version 6 or later. (I really wanted version 7, but decided I didn't want to wait, 6 would be good enough.) Well, I just

Re: what hardware version do I REALLY have?

2009-05-10 Thread Doug Jones
Johny Tenfinger wrote: On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 21:34, Marcel tan...@googlemail.com wrote: I don't think the aux led is such a significant change, it doesn't light that often anyway... I mostly see it on kernel panics which luckily isn't that often :D But other changes are less significant

Mailing list glitch?

2009-06-02 Thread Doug Jones
I read Sean's message this morning, and was going to send a link for it to a friend who is off-list. So I went to the list's archive: http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2009-June/048966.html As you can see, the version of Sean's message shown in the web archive has been almost

Re: Mailing list glitch?

2009-06-05 Thread Doug Jones
Harald Welte wrote: On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 03:21:26PM -0300, Werner Almesberger wrote: Doug Jones wrote: Has this bug been there all along? Does our community's collective memory have a hole in it? Seems that it chopped the mail at the line beginning with From. Not sure where the rest

Re: [Off Topic] Prepaid SIM Suggestions

2009-09-02 Thread Doug Jones
Cameron Frazier wrote: Evening all, I'll be heading to the EU for a little over 2 weeks in a week or so, and am in need of some advice. I'd like to use my FR over there, and as such need a prepaid SIM. As for requirements; 1) I'd like to use the same card in Germany (Munich), France

[reader] Wikireader received

2009-10-19 Thread Doug Jones
I ordered it a few hours after Sean's announcement. It arrived a few minutes ago. It works. However, I was disappointed that it contained no entry for Wikireader. ;-) Was pleased to see it came with nice alkaline batteries, not those cheap carbon ones that eventually fail and destroy

Re: [reader] Wikireader received

2009-10-20 Thread Doug Jones
Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote: Hi, On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 1:41 AM, Doug Jones dj...@frombob.to mailto:dj...@frombob.to wrote: This single change would approximately double the (already considerable) usefulness of the Wikireader to me. Aha - I think I see where this is going

Re: [reader] Wikireader received

2009-10-20 Thread Doug Jones
arne anka wrote: For any book that really is text only (for example all those Project Gutenberg books that are simple ASCII text files) all you have to do is create a wiki page on a wiki and dump the text onto the page. i still don't really understand that focus on wiki. is it hardcoded

Re: [Wikireader] Any news on Wikireader ?

2009-10-22 Thread Doug Jones
-= Apertum =- wrote: Hello, The (very interesting, IMHO) Wikireader product has been launched about 2 weeks ago, but still i don't see any information about hardware and software (IE we don't know if there is a Linux kernel in it, or not), and/or how it will be hackable by the community.

[WikiReader] can we edit the WikiReader wiki?

2009-10-22 Thread Doug Jones
I clicked that Edit button, but it seems to want money from me. :-) But I assume that somebody else here can edit this page: http://wiki.github.com/wikireader/wikireader/building-from-source In addition to the dependencies listed there, I also had to install gforth, qt4-qmake, and g++.

Re: [Wikireader] Any news on Wikireader ? [OT]

2009-10-22 Thread Doug Jones
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote: On Thu, 22 Oct 2009 11:14:25 -0700 Doug Jones dj...@frombob.to said: This device is perfect for Free Software purists and for people who, for whatever reason, don't carry Internet access in their pockets. (As the global collapse deepens, I expect

Re: [WikiReader] can we edit the WikiReader wiki?

2009-10-22 Thread Doug Jones
Christopher Hall wrote: On Thu, 22 Oct 2009 16:20:39 -0700 Doug Jones dj...@frombob.to wrote: I clicked that Edit button, but it seems to want money from me. :-) Did you create an account on github, I think the free account should work. Ah! I didn't even notice that option. Duh

Re: [Wikireader] Any news on Wikireader ?

2009-10-22 Thread Doug Jones
Wolfgang Spraul wrote: snip I don't think RMS would have any complaints about carrying one of these around. Can you spend a bit of time to check the licenses? Chris Hall reviewed it so I'm sure it's all good, but since it is all statically linked together and GPL-licensed it means like you

carriers evolving in the U.S.

2009-10-26 Thread Doug Jones
Yes, but will any of this benefit Freerunner users? http://market-ticker.org/archives/1542-Mobile-Phone-Wars!.html ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: [wikireader]Suggestions for next steps on software

2009-10-30 Thread Doug Jones
David Reyes Samblas Martinez wrote: Though on how the evolution of the soft of the wikireader must be, I have oredered the sugesstions by impact on functionality/easy to implement ratio, of course under a totally non-hardcore developer and only-one-week user criteria. *First and prioritary,

Re: [wikireader]Suggestions for next steps on software

2009-10-30 Thread Doug Jones
Doug Jones wrote: David Reyes Samblas Martinez wrote: Though on how the evolution of the soft of the wikireader must be, I have oredered the sugesstions by impact on functionality/easy to implement ratio, of course under a totally non-hardcore developer and only-one-week user criteria

[WikiReader] file system questions (was: [wikireader]Suggestions for next steps on software)

2009-10-30 Thread Doug Jones
[snip] I like this approach, just remind that as far I see the code and by comments of the devs, the kernel implements the bare just enough to read files, so I think directories are not implemented at all that's why all is on root directory so at least basic hierarchical filesystem has to be

Re: [WikiReader] file system questions

2009-10-30 Thread Doug Jones
David Reyes Samblas Martinez wrote: 2009/10/30 Doug Jones dj...@frombob.to: [snip] I like this approach, just remind that as far I see the code and by comments of the devs, the kernel implements the bare just enough to read files, so I think directories are not implemented at all that's why

Re: [WikiReader] file system questions

2009-10-30 Thread Doug Jones
[snip] Yes, I had missed the point of the monolitic app, so then an easy approach to make different apps (menus,calculator, note taking, basic drawing, ...) is to enrich it in the reader app itself this way maybe some services (read services as already implemented functions in the code of

[WikiReader] License review (was: Re: [Wikireader] Any news on Wikireader ?)

2009-11-01 Thread Doug Jones
Wolfgang Spraul wrote: [snip] Can you spend a bit of time to check the licenses? Chris Hall reviewed it so I'm sure it's all good, but since it is all statically linked together and GPL-licensed it means like you said every last bit of software needs to be at least GPL compatible. An

Re: [Wikireader] Any news on Wikireader ?

2009-11-01 Thread Doug Jones
(Part 1 was in the previous message, this is part 2) __ The files listed above are not included in the analysis below. Many of the files remaining are not source code and presumably don't require software licenses. Most

Re: [WikiReader] License review

2009-11-01 Thread Doug Jones
(Eeeek! Just posted the following message under the wrong subject line. Sorry. Here it is again.) (Part 1 was in the previous message, this is part 2) __ The files listed above are not included in the analysis below.

Re: [WikiReader] file system questions

2009-11-01 Thread Doug Jones
Christopher Hall wrote: On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:46:57 -0700 Doug Jones dj...@frombob.to wrote: [snip] I like this approach, just remind that as far I see the code and by comments of the devs, the kernel implements the bare just enough to read files, so I think directories

Re: [freerunner] data plan USA

2009-11-11 Thread Doug Jones
jeremy jozwik wrote: On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Ed Kapitein e...@kapitein.org wrote: Hi all, Last time i bought a card like [1], but only for voice calls, and that worked well. Thanks for the input! Kind regards, Ed my last experiences looking for a pre-paid data sim in the us

[wikireader] There are updates!

2010-08-13 Thread Doug Jones
I just noticed that there are updated WikiReader files available. Happened a couple months ago. I don't think this was announced on the list at the time (or at least I didn't see it whizzing by). I see that the little gizmo can handle multiple wikis now. You can put subdirectories on the SD

Re: Wikireader FAQ draft

2010-12-28 Thread Doug Jones
Christoph Pulster wrote: Any comments welcome ! Chris Openmoko Wikireader - Frequently asked questions - dimensions ? The Wikireaders size is 10x10cm with 2cm depth, Weight: 120g. Compare it here: PICTURES - handling ? The unit has only

[WikiReader] Wikitravel announced

2011-02-03 Thread Doug Jones
It was nice to get the WikiReader newsletter today. I'd forgotten that I had subscribed to that. They announced Wikitravel. It's not listed on the update page yet, but I found the torrent here: http://wrmlbeta.s3.amazonaws.com/entrav-20101116.7z.001?torrent Seeding it now.

[WikiReader] what's up with Wikitravel?

2011-02-03 Thread Doug Jones
I just added Wikitravel to my WikiReader. But it doesn't appear on the menu. Does it require a newer base file? Perhaps this one? http://wrmlbeta.s3.amazonaws.com/base-20110106.7z?torrent ___ Openmoko community mailing list

list strangeness?

2011-02-03 Thread Doug Jones
I just realized I haven't received any mail from this list for the past week. But the list archives show some messages during that period, including some I just sent. I logged into the list manager and checked my options, and everything looked fine. I changed a few, just to see if this

list strangeness

2011-02-03 Thread Doug Jones
I just sent a message to mailman about this. I also checked the archives of the other published Openmoko lists. The Community list is the only one showing any activity since January 21, and even that is very small. Prior to January 21, the list was getting about seven messages per day,

Re: uSD corruption

2011-12-17 Thread Doug Jones
On 12/16/2011 01:08 AM, Radek Polak wrote: On Thursday 15 December 2011 22:00:22 fdvj...@vodafone.it wrote: Hi I have a Kingstone microSD card 8GB. It seems to be reliable for data but if I use it with a running distro, at this moment QtMoko, I experience, during a day of usage, several

Re: $100 computers

2012-02-08 Thread Doug Jones
On 02/08/2012 12:51 PM, Joshua Judson Rosen wrote: Shawn Rutledgeshawn.t.rutle...@gmail.com writes: With an Atmel it sounds like a dancing bear to me; it has so little memory that you basically have to use it only for fixed purposes, like the games they show. No dynamic languages or

[Wikireader] updates not working?

2012-07-05 Thread Doug Jones
I see there are some new Wikireader updates available: http://dev.thewikireader.com/language-packs/ But I can't download them -- the tracker times out. Anybody else having this problem? ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: [Wikireader] updates not working?

2012-07-05 Thread Doug Jones
On 07/05/2012 02:06 PM, Alexander Lehner wrote: On Thu, 5 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote: I see there are some new Wikireader updates available: http://dev.thewikireader.com/language-packs/ But I can't download them -- the tracker times out. Anybody else having this problem? yes, me. Tried

Re: [Wikireader] updates not working?

2012-07-06 Thread Doug Jones
On 07/05/2012 03:28 PM, Doug Jones wrote: On 07/05/2012 02:06 PM, Alexander Lehner wrote: On Thu, 5 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote: I see there are some new Wikireader updates available: http://dev.thewikireader.com/language-packs/ But I can't download them -- the tracker times out. Anybody

Re: [Wikireader] updates not working?

2012-07-06 Thread Doug Jones
On 07/06/2012 12:00 AM, Doug Jones wrote: On 07/05/2012 03:28 PM, Doug Jones wrote: On 07/05/2012 02:06 PM, Alexander Lehner wrote: On Thu, 5 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote: I see there are some new Wikireader updates available: http://dev.thewikireader.com/language-packs/ But I can't

Re: [Wikireader] updates not working?

2012-07-07 Thread Doug Jones
On 07/07/2012 06:27 AM, Alexander Lehner wrote: On Fri, 6 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote: I can see the tracker now. Thanks to whoever fixed it. I am seeding a bunch of these files now. Partiall - enpedia works, but depedia for example not. Alex. Alex, You may have just noticed that you

Re: [Wikireader] project gutenberg - was: updates not working?

2012-07-07 Thread Doug Jones
On 07/07/2012 04:28 PM, Alexander Lehner wrote: Gutenberg WikiReader files seem to got lost completely. http://dev.thewikireader.com/2010/06/26/project-gutenberg/ Sad - I liked that one. Any chance, to get it updated? A. The links on that particular page don't seem to work any more. But

Re: [Wikireader] updates not working?

2012-07-07 Thread Doug Jones
On 07/07/2012 04:13 PM, Alexander Lehner wrote: On Sat, 7 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote: [...] I used the trick mentioned earlier in this thread. I trimmed the ?torrent off of the end of the URL and started downloading the entire file through Firefox. After a few megabytes I paused the download

[WikiReader] 32GB microSD card works

2012-08-01 Thread Doug Jones
I am testing a 32GB card in my WikiReader. This is a Class 4 card by SanDisk. The model number is SDSDQ-032G-AFFP. I paid less than US$20 for it. It passed the calc.elf test, so I installed all of the English-language wikis listed on the update page at

[WikiReader] Giving, and last chance to get?

2013-05-23 Thread Doug Jones
I just got an email from Sean recommending this: http://igg.me/at/wikireaders4kids/x/3095893 It's a non-profit campaign to give WikiReaders to thousands of kids. Sean is supporting the project, and is helping the organizers to get the best possible purchase price. I am signing up too. Very

GTA04 (was: Re: [WikiReader] Giving, and last chance to get?)

2013-05-23 Thread Doug Jones
. Joseph Armbruster On May 23, 2013, at 5:19 PM, Doug Jones wrote: I just got an email from Sean recommending this: http://igg.me/at/wikireaders4kids/x/3095893 It's a non-profit campaign to give WikiReaders to thousands of kids. Sean is supporting the project, and is helping the organizers

Re: [WikiReader] Giving, and last chance to get?

2013-05-24 Thread Doug Jones
On 05/24/2013 12:21 AM, Patryk Benderz wrote: Dnia 2013-05-23, czw o godzinie 14:19 -0700, Doug Jones pisze: I just got an email from Sean recommending this: http://igg.me/at/wikireaders4kids/x/3095893 26 days left to end of campaign?! Is this a joke? There is no chance they will raise 232k