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ArchiMark
post Dec 18 2009, 06:37 AM
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Thought it might be helpful to start a thread that lists apps that work on the Netwalker in addition to those that come with the Netwalker to begin with....

So, here's a few apps that I was able to successfully install via the Add/Remove Software app:

- Kontact
- Korganizer
- KAddressBook
- mrxvt
- rxvt
- g++
- Planner

And here's a great command-line ToDo List organizer app called 'Task' that I was able to install by compiling sources on the Netwalker itself after installing g++ (gcc was already installed on Netwalker):

task <www.taskwarrior.org>

Also, last night I installed Flash Lite Firefox plugin per my other post and now I can watch YouTube vids....

Hope other Netwalkeristas will add to the list....

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merlin1
post Dec 20 2009, 03:01 AM
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Hi,

I'll add some:

- Bochs
- Brasero
- DOSBox (keyboard layout needs work)
- GIMP
- htop
- LXDE implying Openbox, PCManFM, Leafpad etc. (needs configuration)
- QEMU

Those were installed using good old apt-get, I prefer it to Ubuntu's graphical app...

Regarding DOSBox, it uses the default US keyboard layout which differs from the Netwalker's customized layout. So a mapper.txt file is necessary. Out of the box, no [Fn] combo works, some keys are producing wrong characters, and -most notably- the arrow keys don't work.
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post Dec 20 2009, 07:34 AM
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I don't mean to hijack this thread with a "I-wonder-if" post, but if someone has a copy of Crossover for Linux it would be nice if they could test to see how it runs some Windows apps on the Netwalker.

I doubt if I'll be getting one anytime soon, but as a Zaurus owner, I'm quite interested in how things work on it.

(of course if I had Archi's money)... laugh.gif

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Doug

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post Dec 20 2009, 07:41 AM
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QUOTE(dougeeebear @ Dec 20 2009, 04:34 PM) *
I don't mean to hijack this thread with a "I-wonder-if" post, but if someone has a copy of Crossover for Linux it would be nice if they could test to see how it runs some Windows apps on the Netwalker.

CrossOver is basically a glorified copy of WINE. Thus, it only runs on x86.
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ArchiMark
post Dec 20 2009, 09:00 AM
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OK, here's a few more that I just installed:

-BasKet (nice notes app, sort of like MS OneNote, Evernote ?)

- cil

- ccal

- pal

- xcal

- remind

- tkremind

- wyrd

In process of trying to get Tracks <getontracks.org> installed, but only part way through process...



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post Dec 20 2009, 10:16 AM
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QUOTE(merlin1 @ Dec 20 2009, 09:41 AM) *
QUOTE(dougeeebear @ Dec 20 2009, 04:34 PM) *
I don't mean to hijack this thread with a "I-wonder-if" post, but if someone has a copy of Crossover for Linux it would be nice if they could test to see how it runs some Windows apps on the Netwalker.

CrossOver is basically a glorified copy of WINE. Thus, it only runs on x86.

Yup, I believe you're right there ... it never dawned on me.
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post Dec 20 2009, 01:52 PM
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QUOTE(merlin1 @ Dec 20 2009, 05:01 AM) *
Regarding DOSBox, it uses the default US keyboard layout which differs from the Netwalker's customized layout. So a mapper.txt file is necessary. Out of the box, no [Fn] combo works, some keys are producing wrong characters, and -most notably- the arrow keys don't work.

I used Scancode available here to map Ctrl-1 thru Ctrl-0 as F1 thru F10 in Dosbox on my Zaurus.
It may be able to map other keys as well.
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ArchiMark
post Dec 25 2009, 08:30 PM
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Got another one for the list....

- digiKam


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post Dec 26 2009, 03:07 AM
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- gFTP
- Midori
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ArchiMark
post Dec 27 2009, 07:35 PM
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A few more to add to the list....

- Audacity

- Conky

- FBReader

- HomeBank

- PDFedit

- Screenlets

- Yakuake

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post Jan 1 2010, 03:27 PM
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QUOTE(merlin1 @ Dec 20 2009, 03:41 PM) *
QUOTE(dougeeebear @ Dec 20 2009, 04:34 PM) *
I don't mean to hijack this thread with a "I-wonder-if" post, but if someone has a copy of Crossover for Linux it would be nice if they could test to see how it runs some Windows apps on the Netwalker.

CrossOver is basically a glorified copy of WINE. Thus, it only runs on x86.


you'd have to use qemu or dosbox cross-compiled to execute x86 binaries on an arm platform. possible but not necessarily more than an intellectual exercise?
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post Jan 2 2010, 04:55 AM
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QUOTE(speculatrix @ Jan 2 2010, 12:27 AM) *
QUOTE(merlin1 @ Dec 20 2009, 03:41 PM) *
QUOTE(dougeeebear @ Dec 20 2009, 04:34 PM) *
I don't mean to hijack this thread with a "I-wonder-if" post, but if someone has a copy of Crossover for Linux it would be nice if they could test to see how it runs some Windows apps on the Netwalker.

CrossOver is basically a glorified copy of WINE. Thus, it only runs on x86.


you'd have to use qemu or dosbox cross-compiled to execute x86 binaries on an arm platform. possible but not necessarily more than an intellectual exercise?

You've probably seen it - bochs, dosbox and qemu run on the netwalker, and I got win95 and os/2 running in bochs. They're not fast by any standards, but usable. So depending on the apps you need, this could be a possible solution, however for "real" usage scenarios I'd still use a rdp connection to a windows box/vm...
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post Feb 23 2010, 03:16 AM
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Hi,

kdevelop
codeblocks
unison
scummvm
prboom

Regards,
Rene
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wowo123
post Feb 23 2010, 08:26 AM
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Some more:
Firefox 3.57,
abiword,
Gringotts,
GXine,
KDEPimpi (from Zaurus armel distro)
gpodder,
mplayer,
Quasar,
VLC,
Midori,
Atomix,
gthumb,
gimp,
FileZilla,.
Wifi-Radar,
zbedic (from zaurus armel distro)
stardict...

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post Feb 23 2010, 08:50 AM
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In addition here is a screenshot that shows all the applications on my netwalker desktop...
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