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zenyatta
If you are unaware, as I was until today, of the existence of the Minimo project, it is an embeddable web browser based on Mozilla's Gekko engine.

An interview has just come out with two of its developers and they mention that they ran the software on a Zaurus in 32MB of memory. That would suggest a 5x00 machine but they apparently use Familiar Linux rather than any of the usual ROMs (the browser needs GTK).

Reader comments section includes a brief discussion of porting the code to PalmOS with one person noting that it is doable but a lot of work. The same would hold for Qtopia/OPIE, presumably...

z.
Anonymous
Actually, scratch that... they ran Opera on the Zaurus, not Minimo... my reading seems to be a bit too eager :oops:

Still, the point of my post was to alert people to this potentially relevant project. And maybe they do test the thing on the Zaurus, it's just not exactly written in the article...

z.
ScottYelich
x11 rom has firefox ...
and I'm pretty sure I've seen an arm compile of minimo (mallum?) ... I just never tried it myself.

Scott
lardman
I tried it but couldn't get it to work (it was the first ever build) then I moved away from GPE and haven't had the chance since.

Si
speculatrix
new release of minimo - 0.016
http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/dougt/archives/016576.html
InSearchOf
Wow... I actually looked at the screenshots for this... (under Windows Pocket PC)...
It is actually starting to have some more added features... Browser Tabs, Preferences menu, Fullscreen...

BUT... is will still be a backup browser for me once it gets ported to Zaurus... and I can finally get rid of Dillo :-)
adf
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Jun 14 2006, 12:34 PM)
Wow... I actually looked at the screenshots for this... (under Windows Pocket PC)...
It is actually starting to have some more added features... Browser Tabs, Preferences menu, Fullscreen...

BUT... is will still be a backup browser for me once it gets ported to Zaurus... and I can finally get rid of Dillo :-)
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minimo already runs in OZ/GPE and pdaxrom (and pdaxqtrom, I think). In pdaxrom, I can't fined the #$%^@@!!! menus. aiieee!!!!!
desertrat
QUOTE(adf @ Jun 14 2006, 06:12 PM)
minimo already runs in OZ/GPE and pdaxrom (and pdaxqtrom, I think).  In pdaxrom, I can't fined the #$%^@@!!! menus.  aiieee!!!!!

How does it shape up against Dillo?

-- cheers
microsoft/linux
and is it in the OZ/GPE feeds? I'm looking to move away from dillo, and firefox's icons are too big for the 5500 screen. Are there other browsers that work?
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