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Sailfish OS ‑ Command Line Interface & Customisation

This article has a parent article. It contains some preliminaries to the topics here. Doing Things on the Command Line MTP (the same protocol Android devices use) will expose the /home/nemo folder to the connecting computer, both to graphical and command line applications. But it hides some files .....

Getting started with Sailfish OS

Some Chapters have been split off to their own pages: Applications and CLI/Customisation. I was lucky to get a device that already comes with Sailfish OS 3 preinstalled. This is the most recent free version of Sailfish OS; I assume I will be able to upgrade it to Sailfish X (same version + Android.....

Sailfish OS ‑ Applications

This article has a parent article. Stock Browser A.k.a "sailfish-browser". Its settings are not accessed from a pulldown but from the main app menu => Settings => Apps => Browser. There isn't much. Most notably: no (to me) acceptable search engine. But you can install the Search engines m.....

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.....