[maemo-users] Help with Maemo Virtual Image Install Documentation

From: Josef Assad joe at DonAssad.com
Date: Thu Nov 12 21:12:14 EET 2009
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 01:58:43PM -0500, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Well I finally got the Maemo SDK Virtual Image installed. A very 
> frustrating experience, having been mislead repeatedly by the 
> documentation and the install script. More by errors of omission.
> Everything actually DID work, and I now have Ubuntu installed in a 
> virtualbox, but man it was FRUSTRATING.
> <semi-rant begins>

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A nice gentleman has created a VPC image:


And converting a VPC image to a vbox image isn't complicated. I think it was these instructions I followed:


Or if the finger you use to click links is injured:

$ qemu-img convert -O raw start.vhd intermediate.bin
$ vboxmanage convertdd intermediate.bin final.vdi
$ vboxmanage modifyvdi final.vdi compact

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