Fw: Feedback on Ubuntu Mobile - 7-9" device edition.
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----- Forwarded Message ----
> From: Turgut Durduran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Oliver Grawert <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 6, 2008 5:45:52 PM
> Subject: Re: Feedback on Ubuntu Mobile - 7-9" device edition.
> Hi Oliver,
> Fantastic job with Ubuntu-Mobile. I have just tested it from a live USB and
> decided to install it. Everything seems to go smoothly, except, I am
> disappointed that I still can not suspend and/or hibernate. That was the main
> gripe I had with the previous image I tried from hard heron's initial release.
> Any suggestions?
> A minor thing (since I do not really have any use for it) is that webcam/camera
> does not seem to work either.
> I will provide more detailed feedback later on and will think about the
> "science" package we mention below.
> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Oliver Grawert
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:46:49 PM
> > Subject: Re: Feedback on Ubuntu Mobile - 7-9" device edition.
> > hi,
> > On Do, 2008-09-25 at 01:11 -0700, Turgut Durduran wrote:
> > > 1 - Can I upgrade from existing installation? If so, is it a "dist-upgrade"
> > like regular ubuntu? Is it going to create troubles? (I have some amount of
> > customization but not too much).
> > the ubuntu-mobile flavour as a metapackage didnt exist before, you can
> > indeed upgrade to 9.04 (or the final 8.10) if you have installed from
> > the image (which seems to have installer issues atm, i will resolve
> > these before release in october)... if you have a stardard ubuntu
> > desktop installation it should be possible to just install the
> > ubuntu-mobile package on top which should get you all applications and
> > the setup for ubuntu mobile.
> > >
> > > 2 - Which of the two would work "better" on Samsung Q1? I donot care too
> > about video, webcam etc. I mostly want to use this as a note-taking (both via
> > external keyboard and via the touch screen -- using xournal), internet (mainly
> > to check e-mail on the go and some web-sites), storage, pdf-viewer,
> > projection/presentation.
> > >
> > it really depends on your taste and the set of apps you expect to get,
> > ubuntu-mobile has the advantage of not needing any modifications, apps
> > will directly register into your menu etc, the old 8.04 hildonized
> > desktop had issues with xdg compatibility (solved in the intrepid
> > version) for example ...
> > > Also, are there people here interested in customizing this for "scientific"
> > use? (include some touchscreen calculators, plotting utilities, xournal,
> > some voice recording, presentation software etc)
> > sure, for now ubuntu-mobile is thought as a first shot thing to generate
> > as much feedback as possible and gain us hardware info and info about
> > apps that need love, it might change a lot in jaunty (9.04) and we can
> > easily create a ubuntu-mobile-science addon package that pulls in the
> > selected apps ... (btw xournal is included by default already)
> > ciao
> > oli
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