Re: Accelerometer brainstorming

2008-03-31 Thread Kalle Happonen
Alexey Feldgendler wrote: Do you think it's possible to use traits of a person's walk for identification? Never heard about something like this. Interesting idea, if it turns out implementable. I remember seeing some research results about this a few years back. Using a phone with

Re: new main page of our wiki

2008-04-17 Thread Kalle Happonen
Sebastian Hammerl wrote: Steven Le Roux schrieb: crash your win, install a debian/gentoo or any other real good OS... then try again :) i use linux with opera no windows! Ah, so do I, but it looks good here. You might want to play around with the author mode/user mode settings (and/or

Re: Stylus Recommendation

2008-05-02 Thread Kalle Happonen
I've actually thought about the stylus issue, and it's a small shame that there isn't storage for the stylus within the freerunner itself. One idea would be to make a magnetic flat stylys that should attach itself to the back of the Freerunner? Its profile could be be shaped like this |) with

Re: Illume / ASU on GTA01 - Video

2008-06-05 Thread Kalle Happonen
thomasg wrote: Hi list, there are still many people who don't know about ASU, and about the change in the Openmoko distribution - and there are not many videos, too. So I decided to do a small video to show what it looks like, what it behaves like and some of the next-generation apps. I

Re: resolution preferences??

2008-06-06 Thread Kalle Happonen
Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote: On 6/6/08, NeilBrown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, June 6, 2008 3:39 pm, Carsten Haitzler wrote: we can just drive the vga screen at qvga. no need for scaling - just change the output at the lcd controller level. but it is a waste to pay for a

Re: comparing Apples and Oranges $199 iPhone Freerunner GTA02

2008-06-10 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hello, I won't coment on the techical specs, but the pricing is in no way comparable. The iPhone v2 might be 199$, but that's with a 2 year ATT subscription. If you want a real comparison of the real device price, at least double the iPhone price. There was some country where Apple had to sell

Re: comparing Apples and Oranges $199 iPhone Freerunner GTA02

2008-06-10 Thread Kalle Happonen
arne anka wrote: It's 8GB not 4 and it's $199 with a 2yr contract. Regular retail prices have yet to be announced. as i understand, 199 is apple's price -- providers may subsidise the iphone, too. No, 199$ is a operator subsidised price. from

Re: Free Runner price vs iphone 3G price - Things clear - what market

2008-06-11 Thread Kalle Happonen
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote: On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:16:40 + Jorge . [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Robert Taylor wrote: On the new Iphones, you HAVETO get a 2 year contract. If you decide to quit you will pay a fee that will total up greater than the $600 the phone is

Re: Sillyness: Free Runner price vs iphone 3G price

2008-06-11 Thread Kalle Happonen
Michael Kluge wrote: 7. Apple currently defines the PDA/mobile marketplace. No, the smartphone market is dominated by the Blackberry. Dominate and define are different things. Blackberry might dominate (only in US though), but now Apple has the new cool thing, and every manufacturer

Accessing the freerunner filesystem

2008-07-11 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi all, I was wondering what the easiest way to access freerunner's filesystem from a computer. Or just copy over files. If i got the wlan up, it would be one way, but for that I apparently need to write the wpa supplicant conf, and I prefer not doing that on the phone :). I could probalby just

Re: Accessing the freerunner filesystem

2008-07-11 Thread Kalle Happonen
Ah, how could I have been so blind and missed that part. Thanks, just what I needed. Cheers, Kalle arne anka wrote: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/USB_Networking ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: Import Contacts

2008-07-11 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi, Brian C wrote: Brian C wrote: [a long error message because he didn't run the script from the OM terminal] Ok, so the script runs now that I realize it must be run from the OM terminal. However, it appears to have entered all null contacts and so far none of them appear to have any

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hello, I've only had my freerunner for a week or so, so I'm not too into the security aspects yet. One thing I did notice was of course passwordless root login. Now over usb this can be acceptable, but if this is possible over wifi (I haven't actually tested), it needs the firewall / make it

Re: Import Contacts

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
Andreas Dalsgaard wrote: 2008/7/12 Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Friday 11 July 2008, Kalle Happonen wrote: Hi, Brian C wrote: Brian C wrote: [a long error message because he didn't run the script from the OM terminal] Ok, so the script runs now that I realize

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
thomasg wrote: On 7/14/08, *Kalle Happonen* [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I've only had my freerunner for a week or so, so I'm not too into the security aspects yet. One thing I did notice was of course passwordless root login. Now over usb

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
arne anka wrote: How would being root help somebody decrypt a filesystem? Accessing an encrypted filesystem should depend only on having the correct key. well, to be really usefull the fs should be mounted transparently (hacking in the passphrase on every access seems utterly tedious

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
arne anka wrote: wouldn't think it's too much. How often do you reboot the phone? with a battery uptime of about 8h -- at least once a day, because the fr usually silently shuts down. on weekends more frequently because i play around and something crashes or so. Well, this

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
Tilman Baumann wrote: Paul Jimenez wrote: Alex Oberhauser wrote: Bumbl wrote: It would be more important to not run everything as root I think This will be also a main focus. When we receive the Freerunners, we will see how fast we can change this bad

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
Jan de Haan wrote: On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Kalle Happonen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But there are places where you can get SIM cards with built in encyption/decryption keys, and a certificate (PKI). I agree. Would you care to elaborate (link)? Sincerely, Sure

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
Tilman Baumann wrote: Kalle Happonen wrote: Jan de Haan wrote: On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Kalle Happonen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But there are places where you can get SIM cards with built in encyption/decryption keys, and a certificate (PKI). I

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
thomasg wrote: On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 5:22 PM, arne anka [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Of course you can create another user, as you are used to on any unix system. It just doesn't ship with one because the distro comes in ready-to-deploy

Re: MokSec - The Security Framework

2008-07-14 Thread Kalle Happonen
thomasg wrote: On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Kalle Happonen [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What an insult! *slap* :P. No I'm not a windows user. and I can set the root password on my device, but defaults matter. And they matter a lot if openmoko

Re: Anyone using FR as a phone?

2008-07-15 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hello, Offray Vladimir Luna Cárdenas wrote: Hi, Diego Fernández Durán escribió: I use the FR as a phone. And I trying to figure out where can I apply my C, C++, Gtk knowledge to help in the development. A list of small things that must be done will be appreciated, so anybody of us

Re: Reason for GPS problems found!

2008-07-15 Thread Kalle Happonen
Yaroslav Halchenko wrote: indeed, especially since I see possibility for it to be twofold: if it is not purely an issue of SD card in place putting physical stress on the board somehow (would be worth checking with dummy plastic insert instead of real SD card), it means that I just ran

Re: Battery Lifetime

2008-07-15 Thread Kalle Happonen
This is great news indeed! Since I'm adventurous, and thought I'd take the Freerunner into phone use immideately, this has been the biggest obstacle for normal use so far. With decent battery life I'd be a Very Happy User. Adam Talbot wrote: This is all with my FreeRunner. 144 hours, to be

Re: Reason for GPS problems found!

2008-07-16 Thread Kalle Happonen
Jay Vaughan wrote: For something as evocative as this GPS/SD issue, I'd like to see at *least* daily updates posted to an official website or blog (not wiki). Its really pretty important that the communication on this issue *not* diverge into hate and vitriol towards customers,

Re: Reason for GPS problems found!

2008-07-16 Thread Kalle Happonen
Jay Vaughan wrote: Its really pretty important that the communication on this issue *not* diverge into hate and vitriol towards customers, because to those who are observing the OpenMoko project - not participating - the SD+GPS testing issue is a *huge* screw up. No, the SD+GPS

Re: Reason for GPS problems found!

2008-07-16 Thread Kalle Happonen
Marcus Bauer wrote: On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 08:45 +0200, Kalle Happonen wrote: Its really pretty important that the communication on this issue *not* diverge into hate and vitriol towards customers, because to those who are observing the OpenMoko project - not participating - the SD+GPS

Re: Battery Lifetime

2008-07-16 Thread Kalle Happonen
thomasg wrote: Where ever you think you might have heard this: it's bullshit. Complete bullshit. Which of this? I agree with Scott, well, in a more understanding, and smiling way but still. I took the phone from the charger this morning, and it's almost dead now at the end of the workday,

Package and image signatures

2008-07-16 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi, would it be possible to add signatures for the packages and hashes for the images? The latter one should be easy and it could be pretty much automated in the build process. I agree that it doesn't help much, but it would stop some of possible malicious repo tampering. I'm not saying it

Re: Battery Lifetime

2008-07-17 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi, I just installed script, and made a menu command for it to see what it does to my battery. However, the phone wakes up inside a few minutes. Someone earlier wrote: That's currently the crux of the problem, and why I don't yet use suspend. It resumes on cell registration messages, and each

Re: Rogers SIM (Canada) causing crash on Dialer

2008-07-20 Thread Kalle Happonen
run the latest scaredycat (as of last thursday). I have also had dialing/receiving problems when I tested ASU. Cheers, Kalle Happonen Best Regards, Steven O'Reilly ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http

Re: Anyone using FR as a phone?

2008-07-21 Thread Kalle Happonen
Scott Derrick wrote: Its hard to believe the distro doesn't come pre-configured with settings that don't produce echo, very low volume, interference? It's hard to believe nobody has come up with Better Than Default settings, uploaded the config, and gotten it in the newest release :)

Re: Import contacts qtopia

2008-07-21 Thread Kalle Happonen
Greg Bonett wrote: Unofficial answer (as this is not tested by us... it is the code from trolltech as is so is likely to have issues) 1.) copy the the file vcf to the device 2.) /opt/Qtopia/bin/addressbook /path/to/vcf-file (will get deleted) 3.) GUI makes some stuff... asks you to import..

Launching apps in ASU

2008-07-22 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hello, I just flashed to ASU (again, it's fun to play around :) ). I installed the vte terminal with opkg, and it installed nicely. Now I wonder how I can add it to the launcher, or how I can launch it at all? I can ofcourse do it with X forwarding over ssh, but that kind of misses the whole

Re: Launching apps in ASU

2008-07-22 Thread Kalle Happonen
Marcel wrote: Am Dienstag 22 Juli 2008 08:39:20 schrieb Kalle Happonen: Hello, I just flashed to ASU (again, it's fun to play around :) ). I installed the vte terminal with opkg, and it installed nicely. Now I wonder how I can add it to the launcher, or how I can launch it at all? I can

Re: Terminal for ASU

2008-07-22 Thread Kalle Happonen
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote: On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 02:39:01 +0100 JW [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Where are the design documents which say no keyboard toggle button should be included, please? If one wishes to contribute code or patches to ASU then I guess it's necessary to know

Re: Public build host (proposal)

2008-07-23 Thread Kalle Happonen
John Mark Walker wrote: On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Yorick Moko [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: by gratis he means without cost Oops... :) Yes, I mean free as in beer. Not to be a nitpick, but I think the official quote is free as in free beer which makes much more sense :). In

Re: Public build host (proposal)

2008-07-24 Thread Kalle Happonen
Stroller wrote: On 24 Jul 2008, at 06:22, Kalle Happonen wrote: John Mark Walker wrote: On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Yorick Moko [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: by gratis he means without cost Oops... :) Yes, I mean free as in beer. Not to be a nitpick

Re: How do you reply to an sms in 2007.2?

2008-07-28 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hit the pen (lower right) when you have the message open.. Kalle William Kenworthy wrote: How do you reply to an sms in 2007.2? Does not seem to be possible. Is there any user documentation for the various standard apps? - they are not all that intuitive! BillK

Re: [openmoko-announce] Openmoko on Design

2008-07-29 Thread Kalle Happonen
Nkoli wrote: On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 5:22 PM, Jay Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Having worked in Open-Hardware for over 15 years now, I was, in fact, expecting a much more coherent strategy for the software platform on Freerunner than just let the

Phonecalls hanging up

2008-07-31 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi, I just got out of a lengthy call which got hung up 4 times during the call. It seemed like it went to powersave mode. It might just be that the audio died, and the remote person hung up and called again. I did an upgrade to the newest 2007.2 today. I use the dim-first-then-lock option. Is

Re: usb networking no longer works

2008-08-06 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi, I had the same problem. IIRC it was resolved by flashing a new uboot to the device. cheers, Kalle Dimitri wrote: I've flashed the latest 2008.8 images, and the script I was previously using to connect to the phone via usb no longer works. What I used to run (with 2007.2 images) was the

Re: InvibleShield at ZAGG : swindling ?!?

2008-08-07 Thread Kalle Happonen
I got my order confirmation 27.7, shipping confirmation 28.7 and received it yesterday. I chose the slowest cheapes delivery, so I think it was in time. Delivery to France. Got one for my Nokia N810 too at the same time :) Cheers, Kalle Cédric DUFOUIL wrote: I finally received an answer from

Re: Usable Keyboard

2008-08-09 Thread Kalle Happonen
Hi all, First of all I also have to say great job with 2008.08. I like it a lot. Then the normal keyboard rant. I don't mind the predictive keyboard at all. As long as 1) I can add languages 2) can choose the word I actually typed. When the predictive kb is on, and I type in english I really

Re: 2008 WTF??

2008-08-09 Thread Kalle Happonen
Bumbl wrote: As it seems they have the contrary. They have a leader which seems to dictate everything without accepting ideas from the developers or the community. Well, that's just mean. It's not like they don't listen to the community or communicate with it, on ALL levels. But it's not

Re: stupid guy! thinks it's a train wreck!

2008-08-18 Thread Kalle Happonen
Flyin_bbb8 wrote: hahahah this guy is really stupid,, check it out.. be sure to check out his comments!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3ntUy2eqlk Not as much stupid as not grasping where/what OpenMoko is. Now the comments. They were pretty much written by idiots :). Kalle

Re: stupid guy! thinks it's a train wreck!

2008-08-19 Thread Kalle Happonen
Jan Keymeulen wrote: On Mon 18 August 2008 om 16:27:48 GMT Kalle Happonen told us: Flyin_bbb8 wrote: hahahah this guy is really stupid,, check it out.. be sure to check out his comments!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3ntUy2eqlk Not as much stupid as not grasping where

Re: Windows CE on freerunner

2008-08-22 Thread Kalle Happonen
Jeff Sadowski wrote: snip the whole reason to buy a freerunner is the fact that they support linux. snip Isn't the whole reason to buy a freerunner, that you are free to do whatever you like with it? :) (the name could give a hint...) Kalle Happonen