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fy7890

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Sharp SL-Cxxxx how-to tutorial for newbies?
« on: September 05, 2021, 03:28:54 pm »
I recently acquired a used Sl-C1000 from Japan.
Despite being a long-time Unix/Linux user, I still feel puzzled and unsupported
when trying to mod the machine S/W.

So, I qould like to know if  there a "how-to" file?
eg,  how to install ipks? And how to get a shell(text command shell)? ... etc

I try to install the SDHC support ipk by double-click on it, and this
lauches the package installer,  but the system complains that the
"file name is not supported" afterwards? Any hint?

Thanks!

speculatrix

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Re: Sharp SL-Cxxxx how-to tutorial for newbies?
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2021, 03:48:26 pm »
There's different distros for the Zaurus and there's different package types.
Gemini 4G/Wi-Fi owner, formerly zaurus C3100 and 860 owner; also owner of an HTC Doubleshot, a Zaurus-like phone.

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Re: Sharp SL-Cxxxx how-to tutorial for newbies?
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2021, 05:26:28 pm »
I am running on Cacko distro.

What distro does the SHDC/SDXC ipk runs on ?


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Varti

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Re: Sharp SL-Cxxxx how-to tutorial for newbies?
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2021, 03:05:13 am »
There used to be a Zaurus how-to on the wiki, I hope to be able to put it back online soon. In the meanwhile, here's a mirror of the wiki on archive.org:

https://web.archive.org/web/20090225144448/http://www.oesf.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

For a terminal, I recommend qpe-terminal:
http://cyberphreak.com/zaurus/feed.htm
file qpe-terminal_1.5.0-3_arm.ipk

(EDIT: I have moved this thread out of the archived section of the forum).

Varti
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