Sales?

2008-08-06 Thread Tim Dobson
I have heard from two sources now[1][2] that the demand for Freerunner's has been above and beyond everyone's expectations. Does anyone have any data they can release as to roughly how many are thought to have been sold so far? Keep up the good stuff everyone! Tim [1]

Re: Video on Freerunner?

2008-08-24 Thread Tim Dobson
Leonti wrote: Here is the page describing how to play videos on Freerunner: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Video_Player So I have some questions: Did anyone tried to transcode videos on the Freerunner itself? For example: go to youtube - download video to sd card - transcode it to the needed

My Suggestions for FDOM

2008-09-25 Thread Tim Dobson
Hi there, I've just moved to FDOM and I love it. I have a few ideas to make it better - these aren't criticisms - it's great at the moment - these are just ideas to make it better - I don't expect anyone to agree about all of them, but these are suggestions... # Midori(with the settings

Re: kobodeluxe - how do you quit?

2008-09-27 Thread Tim Dobson
Al Johnson wrote: On Thursday 25 September 2008, W.Kenworthy wrote: 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

Re: Very interested onlooker

2008-09-27 Thread Tim Dobson
Minh Ha Duong wrote: I have not read anything about Abiword on FreeRunner. It should be possible to run Abiword on Debian's distro. I run FDOM (2008.9) - depending on what you need to do text editing is possible and it is there :) -- www.tdobson.net If each of us have one object, and we

Re: Any hope for bug #666?

2008-11-05 Thread Tim Dobson
JC Denton wrote: Hi, is there any new info / progress on bug #666 ( http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/666 ) that is not yet on the trac/wiki? That bug is now 15 months (!) old and has yet to receive any serious attention - I'm hesitating to buy a Freerunner solely because it most

Yet Another OpenMoko Presentation

2008-11-07 Thread Tim Dobson
Recently, I helped do a talk at my local free software group[1] about Openmoko/Neo Freerunner etc. (video coming soon!) for which I wrote a short presentation, five minutes before it started. It wasn't very good, but it got a message across - a message that a Freerunner + FDOM = a smartphone

Re: Yet Another OpenMoko Presentation

2008-11-07 Thread Tim Dobson
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: I will try to make a pt_PT translation. Done! While there isn't a wiki page, it's at: http://blog.1407.org/2008/11/08/apresentacao-sobre-o-openmoko/ Wow! This has really made my day! :D Thank you, I feel honoured that you thought it was worth translating!

Re: Yet Another OpenMoko Presentation

2008-11-08 Thread Tim Dobson
Paul wrote: Tim Dobson wrote: Recently, I helped do a talk at my local free software group[1] about Openmoko/Neo Freerunner etc. (video coming soon!) for which I wrote a short presentation, five minutes before it started. Fantastic!! I have my own 'freerunner experience' webpage

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-14 Thread Tim Dobson
Wolfgang Spraul wrote: Openmoko actually has learnt a lot from this. First we have learnt to not trust high-level promises as much as before. In fact I would go as far as saying that going forward, we will not trust any promises about 'we will open this up later' anymore. Either it's open

Re: [FDOM] ePDFViewer

2008-11-16 Thread Tim Dobson
Crossposted to Fdom-developement Giovanni wrote: Today I installed FDOM 20081023. When I open ePDFViewer, it asks for a password, saying that the documented is encrypted. I cannot open any of my documents, because of this problem. this is a bug I have been meaning to report for a while

Re: Yet Another OpenMoko Presentation

2008-11-16 Thread Tim Dobson
David Samblas wrote: El sáb, 08-11-2008 a las 12:38 +0100, David Samblas escribió: Count with an Spanish translation in short too :) I want to use it in more general presentation of openmoko not FDOM focused, Can I make a smooth version regarding other distributions... you have been ummh

Re: I realy like them

2008-11-21 Thread Tim Dobson
drac2000 wrote: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Jokes http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Jokes :-p That's awesome. I pledge 10,000 imaginary internet lulz to the first person to come up with a *funny* joke where openmoko/the freerunner isn't the butt of the joke.. :) Tim -- www.tdobson.net

Re: Internet Key on Neo Freerunner?

2008-12-03 Thread Tim Dobson
Al Johnson wrote: Only some 3G SIMs are problematic (bug #666), and that seems to have been fixed with the recent gsm firmware update. It now works for my O2 UK SIM anyway. It does? I'll have to check that out! Thanks for the heads up! (I moved from Orange UK to O2 because of this bug.)

Re: Ask Sean Moss-Pultz about community matters

2008-12-15 Thread Tim Dobson
Yorick Moko wrote: *do you use the FR? As your daily phone? Why not? Which distro do you prefer? Which app is your favorite? What phone is in your pocket right now? What distro is it running? Why? What do you use your phone for the most? What distros have you tried? What other portable consumer

Re: Ask Sean Moss-Pultz about community matters

2008-12-16 Thread Tim Dobson
Ok, since I asked, I'll answer too. Tim Dobson wrote: What phone is in your pocket right now? none. My Freerunner is on a lanyard round my neck though. What distro is it running? Why? FDOM (latest 'stable' image) Because I don't like installing applications if I can help it. I find installing

Re: Ask Sean Moss-Pultz about Openmoko

2008-12-16 Thread Tim Dobson
Sargun Dhillon wrote: On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 2:20 PM, mike wmichaeltr...@yahoo.com wrote: ok, with all the old smartphones going on sale unlocked for as low as $99-$149, how soon can i buy a moko for $99 (i'd prolly take three) Those are subsidized prices. Sometimes you can get them used

Re: Ask Sean Moss-Pultz about community matters

2008-12-16 Thread Tim Dobson
Marc Bantle wrote: Question 1 Are you willing to talk about marketing figures? How many devices have been sold. Freerunner? Neo 1973? Other (OEM) Hardware provided by Openmoko? That's a good question I hadn't thought of, I'd love to hear some details on that :) -- www.tdobson.net If

Re: macfuse and freerunner

2008-12-17 Thread Tim Dobson
Michele Renda wrote: Hello Il 17/12/2008 21:05, Boštjan Jerko ha scritto: I can ssh to Freerunner from Mac OSX, but I'd like to mount directories over ssh. Which sshd server are you using on Freerunner? If it is dropbear the problem is that dropbrear seem to be not supporting ssh

Re: [2008.12] Mediaplayer

2008-12-28 Thread Tim Dobson
Giovanni wrote: I installed both the media players (Om and Qtopia). I'm not able to use any of them. Try playing a .ogg instead of .mp3? Have you bee trying .mp3s? Tim -- www.tdobson.net If each of us have one object, and we exchange them, then each of us still has one object. If each

Re: Problems running pidgin

2008-12-31 Thread Tim Dobson
Florian Lherbette wrote: Are other people having issues with pidgin ? No idea, I'm not on 2008.12 but do you think you could run the output from pidgin -d that way we may be able to get a better sense whats going on :) Tim -- www.tdobson.net If each of us have one object, and we

Re: [2008.12] Mediaplayer

2009-01-04 Thread Tim Dobson
Giovanni wrote: Great !!! It works! Unfortunately, if I plug the earphones, I can still listen to the sound from the loud speakers. Do you know how to solve this problem? Not persoanlly but there are daemons/scripts that do this properly... search headphone script openmoko 2008 or

Re: Freerunner LightSaber

2009-01-18 Thread Tim Dobson
kris Occhipinti wrote: I forgot to mention the need for pygame. I'm still running om2008.9 and I installed pygame like this g iopkg install http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/unstable/armv4t/python/python-pygame_1.7.1-ml2_armv4t.ipk If you have pygame installed it should work, I'll

Re: FDOM and GPRS?

2009-01-26 Thread Tim Dobson
Steffen Winkler wrote: Hi, is it possible to use GPRS with the current FDOM image? I don't know :-/ I have been trying for a while... I'm not sure whether it is the software versions and bugs, phone network doing silly things or the stupid user stopping it working. If yes: Is there a GUI

[Conference] FOSDEM 09 - who is going?

2009-01-29 Thread Tim Dobson
Biggest F/LOSS conference in Europe is happening in a few weeks time... Who is going? It'd be great to put names to mailing list faces, meet people doing cool things with their devices and help people who are feeling a bit stuck get started. I'm going; this will be my first FOSDEM. Cheers Tim

Will software patents stop us having multitouch?

2009-02-18 Thread Tim Dobson
I recently came across this blog post which, interesting explains that the Android G1 is *capable* of multitouch but chose not to use it for some reason - some suggest, for fear of litigation from Apple. http://osswatch.jiscinvolve.org/2009/01/30/what-does-that-two-finger-gesture-mean/ I don't

Re: [need tester] Voicenote - record voice notes

2009-02-19 Thread Tim Dobson
kimaidou wrote: Hi all I spend the day creating a small zenity + bash application wich records the sound from the built-in freerunner microphone into a wav file. YAY! I've been hoping for something like this for a while. :D On 2008.12 + Kustomizer 0.3: r...@om-gta02:~# opkg install

Pidgin Facebook plugin :: troubleshoot arm problems...

2009-02-20 Thread Tim Dobson
Hi there, I'm on 2008.12 += Kustomizer and I have just got pidgin working. On my desktop I use a hackish pidgin plugin to use facebook chat via pidgin. The website is here: http://code.google.com/p/pidgin-facebookchat/ There is a version built for arm:

Re: [New software] openBmap logger (GSM positioning)

2009-02-21 Thread Tim Dobson
Olivier Migeot wrote: On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindf...@iki.fi wrote: There are many creative commons licenses, some are permit commercial use, some don't. If you go one click further, you'd discover that the said Creative Commons licence chosed by

Re: What to do when apps keep crashing?

2009-03-03 Thread Tim Dobson
Adam Jimerson wrote: 4. GPS doesn't fully work, in the sets program that comes with FDOM it takes a couple of minutes before it starts finding satelites but in TangoGPS it never can find any even after 10+ minutes. 5. Installing/upgrading a program with opkg breaks it I don't think FDOM is

Re: What to do when apps keep crashing?

2009-03-03 Thread Tim Dobson
Adam Jimerson wrote: I tried 2008.12 and my SIM card would not register so I can't use that. Try SHR. My SIM card which won't work with 2009.12 and 2008.12 annoyingly works fine with it. Alternatively search the wiki about Sim card issues -- www.tdobson.net If each of us have one

Re: What to do when apps keep crashing?

2009-03-03 Thread Tim Dobson
Adam Jimerson wrote: 4. GPS doesn't fully work, in the sets program that comes with FDOM it takes a couple of minutes before it starts finding satelites but in TangoGPS it never can find any even after 10+ minutes. 5.

Re: Qt Software discontinues Qt Extended

2009-03-03 Thread Tim Dobson
Lorn Potter wrote: http://www.qtsoftware.com/about/news/qt-software-discontinues-qt-extended That's very sad. :( *resists the urge to shout very loud abuse* -- www.tdobson.net If each of us have one object, and we exchange them, then each of us still has one object. If each of us have

Re: Sean's speech at ESC about making a 3G device

2009-04-02 Thread Tim Dobson
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: I bought the OpenMoko to get a more Free Software phone, not one that gets less and less Free as new devices come up :) I seriously hope GTA3 fixes some of the most serious problems GTA2 had regarding that. It's interesting that we have been talking