[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Issues with RC6 and Maemopad / Tutorial?

From: Helge Hess helge.hess at opengroupware.org
Date: Mon Nov 21 03:20:36 EET 2005

I'm trying to get Maemopad running in Scratchbox as described on:


However, it doesn't work out - I suppose the instructions in the  
tutorial are not up to date anymore? (at least the pkg names are  

When I try to start Maemopad using the extra menu from inside the UI  
(after placing the link, but w/o installing the pkg), I get a log on  
the shell:
maemo_af_desktop[27071]: We could not read lowmem page stats.
And a progress indicator saying "MaemoPad - loading" - but the  
application doesn't come up (the indicator vanishes after some seconds).

When I make the deb package as described and try to install in fakeroot:
dpkg-buildpackage: full upload; Debian-native package (full source is  
[sbox-SDK_PC: ~/test/maemopad] > cd ..
[sbox-SDK_PC: ~/test] > ls
maemopad  maemopad_1.3.dsc  maemopad_1.3_i386.changes   
maemopad_1.3_i386.deb  maemopad_1.3.tar.gz
[sbox-SDK_PC: ~/test] > fakeroot
sh-2.05b# dpkg -i osso-maemopad_1.0_i386.deb
dpkg: error processing osso-maemopad_1.0_i386.deb (--install):
cannot access archive: No such file or directory
Errors were encountered while processing:
sh-2.05b# dpkg -i maemopad_1.3_i386.deb
Selecting previously deselected package maemopad.
(Reading database ... 20774 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking maemopad (from maemopad_1.3_i386.deb) ...
maemo_af_desktop[21733]: Error loading icon 'maemopad': Icon  
'maemopad' not present in theme
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of maemopad:
maemopad depends on maemo; however:
   Package maemo is not installed.
dpkg: error processing maemopad (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:

Suggestions are welcome.

best regards,

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