[maemo-users] Newbie questions

From: Ryan Pavlik abiryan at ryand.net
Date: Sun Oct 14 18:15:42 EEST 2007
Peter Edwards wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if anyone could answer some dumb N800 questions
> for me please?
> * Does Skype support the webcam?
Nope.  No idea if they plan to add it.  SIP video might be in the works, 
> * Does claws-mail support downloading the text of emails for
> reading later when there's no wifi connection?  I know the
> default mail program does, but I'd rather avoid that for other
> reasons.
I believe so - it seemed to me to be essentially the same full email 
program as on the desktop, and very full featured.  Offline modes are 
fairly common, and I think I had it doing this for me when I used it.
> * Does the web browser (don't know if I'm using microb or
> opera) support proxies? I want to use it with privoxy.
Privoxy is commonly discussed in the N800/770 user community, and 
proxies are handled system-wide through your connection profiles, so yes.
> * Does the PDF reader support tapping on a hyperlink to start
> the web browser on that page?
No idea, haven't tried.
> * How can you make an application (eg: claws-mail) start
> automatically at power-up? (I'm happy working at the command
> prompt as root.)
See the other person's email :)
> Thanks - regards - Peter
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