[maemo-users] Software Choices for New Nokia 770?

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Date: Wed Oct 29 09:29:25 EET 2008
On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 05:06:53PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> I am the happy new owner of an older Nokia 770 with a 1G flash MMC
> card.  I am an experienced Debian user.  'apt-get update' fails.  It
> appears that depots listed in the sources.list file are no longer
> available.  Is there an updated sources.list for updates?  I would
> like to install security updates as I am sure there are some in the
> last couple of years.
> The main problem that I am having are system crashes when trying to
> download from the web browser onto the add-on MMC flash card.  It
> starts to transfer and a partial file results but inevitably crashes
> the system during the download requiring a reboot.  I would like to
> hope that if I could update that the updated image would resolve this
> so that I could put files on the added 1G flash card.
> I have the ThinkOutside iGo bluetooth keyboard.  I searched and found
> a bluetooth driver[1] for the nokia.  I installed it and it works very
> nicely.  My main goal for this machine is to use it with the keyboard
> as a thin network terminal client to the my home server.  The keyboard
> really makes this a great combination.
> What is the wisdom of the 'net for what an experienced Debian user
> should install?  Should I install the OS2007 hacker edition?  Or is
> there a better best-known version now?

Possibly OS2008?  Or the latest Diablo release?  And then start hacking 
from there?

Rumour has it some one has installed the Ubuntu userspace in a chroot.

-- hendrik

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