28 September

Installing Familiar and OPIE on an iPAQ 3760 using a USB cable

Some notes on trouble with transforming a PocketPC handheld to a Linux gadget using USB connectivity to a Debian GNU/Linux box. For details familiarize ;) yourself with the swell installation documentation for Familiar on first. By the way, take your time and have a look at GPE as well; for me the more integrated approach and the synergies with the Zaurus/OpenZaurus platform were determinant for choosing Opie (I prefer Gnome/GTK on the desktop, on a handheld I prefer Qt - that's fair, isn't it ?).

Setting up the iPAQ:

Packages on my iPAQ:

All downloaded via the feeds mentioned above using ipkg install <ipkname> (some apps from Opie unstable), unless stated otherwise.
A general port of call is IpkgFind.

iPAQ Hardware:

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posted at 22:20:00 on 09/28/04 by lss - Category: iPAQ


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