[maemo-users] starting up.

From: Michael Stepanov michael at stepanoff.org
Date: Wed Dec 19 16:22:26 EET 2007
Welcome to the club :)

On 12/19/07, hendrik at topoi.pooq.com <hendrik at topoi.pooq.com> wrote:
> I've just ordered my first N800, and it should arrive in a few days.
> I've read this list enough to know that it will do the things I want it
> to do (and more) once I write a few minor applications for it.  I've
> been programming since the 60's, am a long-time Unix and emacs user, and
> am currently using Debian on several machines.  (I've started writing
> the crucial minor applications on a Debian system).
> My questions are:
> Where do I go to get started as an end-user of the N800?

- User manual  for N800
- http://www.internettablettalk.com/
-  http://maemo.org/news/planet-maemo/

Where do I go to get started as a programmer on the N800?  What's the
> recommended UI library?


Software repositories for the N800 seem to be scattered among many
> sites.  Where should I look?  Is there an index somewhere?


Is it possible to brick the N800 by flashing with a bad kernel?  Or
> does the N800 have a nonreflashable flasher?

The flasher does some basic validation. But it's better to use only official
images from Nokia or Maemo.

Is it possible to ruggedize the N800?  I've already destroyed several
> Nokia cell phones and a Palm pilot by letting them drop out of
> my pocket onto the floor when I bend over.  (My Palm is still limping
> along with gratuitous blobs of orange pixels and uneven backlighting
> after several falls.  Kudos to the manufacturer!)

You can buy some case for your N800 -

 It'll save it.

-- hendrik
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