[maemo-users] [maemo-users] newbie question

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Sep 13 11:46:28 EEST 2006
On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 04:41, ext maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org wrote:
> hello all,
> i just got nokia 770 and need some help.
> i was in the process of trying to install a few apps on the device, but
> now have run into a problem.
> i downloaded and installed the iphome plugin with no problem. i was able
> to run it fine. i then downloaded the vncviewer. when i tried to install
> it, i couldn't get application manager to open. 
> i don't get any errors, but the application manager never pops up. 
> i'd like to reset the device back to "factory defaults", but can't for
> the life of me find any way to do this.

You probably want to re-flash the device:

> does anyone know how?
> how about some good nokia 770 sites as well. i'm a command line unix
> person from way back, so i'd love to see some docs telling how to get to
> a command prompt.

Consult the wiki, e.g. 'OSSO Xterm' in

BR; Kimmo

> some basic howto install applications would be nice as well. when i
> tried to install software by clicking the .deb link from the
> applicationcatalog the first time, it gave me an option to open w/
> application manager. i said yes and said yes to install it, but
> application manager came back and said it couldn't install. i then
> downloaded the .deb to the device and installed from file w/ application
> manager w/ no problems.
> thanks in advance
> Sean
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