[kwlug-disc] Nokia smartphone with APT!

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun Aug 23 13:12:28 EDT 2009


On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:

> That's pretty cool!
> I just picked up a new phone, HTC Touch Diamond, to replace my old one.
> Unfortunately it runs Windows Mobile, but I picked this model because it's
> supposed to mostly work with Android, and maybe even OpenMoko. I
> don't think they have APT, but it'll be cool to see what the userspace on
> the phone is like. I'll be installing the new OS on my phone in another
> couple of days, so I'll make sure to report back.
>

I saw that some people were able to boot the HTC Diamond in Android,
but can't boot directly (needs a WinCE program to boot Linux). Also not
everything was working at the time I checked.

Seems that this warrants a show and tell session at one of the KWLUG
meetings. Otherwise, if there is no interest, I would be interested in your
progress via email (off list).
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