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Hyaky
post Jan 23 2007, 11:40 AM
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Hi!
I finaly got my Zaurus C760 working!! Now I would like to get some software from this site: http://www.killefiz.de/zaurus/ but the problem is, when I try to download file, konqueror doesn't offer me to download it, instead it opens it, so I get just tons of symbols displayed in the konqueror. I can't even get a different browser, like opera.
I ordered USB cable, but I will get it only after a week. Is there any way to download these files and install them or it can be only done by cable?

If I want to install for example E17 or different GUI, it installs just as regular software, or it has to do something with reinstalling everything on rom..?

and what do I need to do to install pdaXrom?

Sorry for the stupid questions, this is the first time I own a PDA, so it's all confusing for me! unsure.gif

Thanks!
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speculatrix
post Jan 24 2007, 06:45 AM
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to install an IPK if you can't do it locally, do it on your desktop PC and save it to an SD card.

then on the Z start a console, become root with "su", find the file and "ipkg install xxx.ipk".

or, if you know the URL, on the Z do this:
wget http://somehost/somedir/file.ipk
ipkg install file.ipk
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