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No More Android ‑ Part 2 ‑ Welcome back, Nokia!

Nokia 130 Warning: This phone's OS contains trial games, i.e. they have a "Buy" option in their menus. I can refrain, and I don't know if and how it would even work if clicked, but this is definitely a damper, e.g. if one plans to give this phone to a child. New for 35€. I happened to still have a.....

Resurrect a Nokia N900 ‑ Tweaking & Customisation

This article has a parent article. Some suggestions are taken from this and this wiki article. Power Kernel Just a better kernel. I'm not going to overclock. http://wiki.maemo.org/Kernel_Power#Installing_the_Stable_Kernel $ root # apt-get install kernel-power-settings The article then says shut do.....

Resurrect a Nokia N900 ‑ Applications

This article has a parent article. Podcasts After lots of trial & error and testing various apps I can now say: gPodder does not work with most HTTPS feed URLs the stock RSS app does not want to add feeds at all one or two other apps from extras-testing did not work either In the end I got c.....

Resurrect a Nokia N900

Some Chapters have been split off to their own pages: Applications and Tweaking. The legendary N900. I was surprised that a sufficient number is still being sold on various auctioning platforms, and they can be had cheaply - definitely under 100€, though mine was quite a bit cheaper, and in really.....

Maemo Leste on a Nokia N900

...WIP... Since I wrote this, Leste has seen a few updates. Please check it out. Original OS (Maemo 5 a.k.a. Fremantle) OS version is already 21.2011.38(PR1.3.1). I will reset the phone (Settings => Top menu: Restore deivce, Clear settings). Lock code is 12345. Maemo Leste First steps in trying t.....

Install an Alternative OS on a Nokia N9

The goal is to install Maemo Leste which, according to this page is also available for the N9. Possibly also the N9 image from here. In any case, getting Ubiboot to work appears to be the first step. I am using the instructions from the swagman/juice Readme since they seem to be more suitable for Li.....

Resurrect a Nokia N9

In my ongoing efforts to get rid of Android, I stumbled upon an older device on our national ebay equivalent: A Nokia N9. A little history: Nokia was great in the mobile phone market, but it took some wrong turns in the smartphone sector and got outcompeted. Microsoft played an active role in it - f.....