At FOSDEM I got Nokia 770 device. Today I flashed latest system release on it: IT2006. And here I got first not nice thing — flasher is available as binary only ;( Anyway it works. Booted into IT2006. Looks a bit other then IT2005 (which
FOSDEM 2007 is ending now. This was my first one and I enjoyed it. I met so many people, which I know from IRC, that I can not even list them 🙂 Lot of interesting devices we had on OpenEmbedded booth including: Neo1973 phone (OpenMoko powered) prototypes
Today I switched to new desk. It is a bit smaller and lower then old one but as it has other orientation I was able to configure it better. Currently on desk I have: Progear webpad + USB keyboard Logitech X-230 speakers small lamp 20″ wide LCD
Normally I do not write about new Linux releases but this time I have a reason. commit 7a208463b20e893e8e2074b2d41b8dc09568ddee Author: Marcin Juszkiewicz Date: Wed Feb 7 22:24:01 2007 +0000 backlight: Add Frontpath ProGear HX1050+ driver Add control of LCD backlight for Frontpath ProGear HX1050+. Patch is based
There is no software without bugs. But there are bugs and BUGS. Second ones are annoying, well known and no one work on getting them fixed. Few examples: FireFox/Iceweasel — many people use it, many people want to kill their developers.
Today I read post on about state of drivers for graphic cards. There are closed source propertiary drivers which works and give 3D acceleration and there are free drivers which cover some cards and provide kind of 3D acceleration for subset