TuxMobil: Linux with Laptops, PDAs, Mobile Phones and Portable Computers
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Linux compatibility, synchronization and configuration guides for mobile (cellular) phones made by First International Computer, Inc. - FIC Neo 1973, Neo FreeRunner. The general resource section at the bottom, contains links to helpful Linux utilities (mostly available under GPL), community efforts, HOWTOs and FAQs. Have you written a documentation yourself? Then please feel free to submit a new entry.

FIC Neo 1973(http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS2986976174.html)  NEW  OpenMoko 
FIC Neo FreeRunner GTA02(http://www.linux-magazin.de/news/video_linux_handy_neo_freerunner_mit_openmoko)  NEW  OpenMokoGerman
FIC Neo FreeRunner GTA02(http://blog.holdenkarau.com/2008/07/unboxing-openmokofreerunner-including.html)  NEW  OpenMoko 
FIC Neo FreeRunner GTA02(http://www.newlc.com/en/freerunner-mobile-which-support-android-cupcake)  NEW  Android CupCake 

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Applications, Drivers, HOWTOs, Community


qwo(http://www.nongnu.org/qwo/) is an implementation of Quikwriting, an efficient way to input text for hand-held devices almost without picking your finger off the screen.

Podcast: Tim Pritlove and Harald Welte

Chaos Radio Express: podcast interview between Tim Pritlove and Harald Welte(http://chaosradio.ccc.de/cre042.html) (in German).

Podcast: Mobile Phones as "Platforms"

LinuxDevices: "OpenMoko founder Sean Moss-Pultz moderates a panel discussion(http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS3039663324.html) about the future of the mobile phone, in this hour-long podcast. Originally held on Valentine's day, and entitled "Mobile Linux Grows Up," the discussion revolves around how and why Linux-based mobile phones might evolve to support user-installable applications."

U-Boot Bootloader

The u-boot(http://sourceforge.net/projects/u-boot) Universal Bootloader project provides firmware for many CPU architectures and boards with full source code under GPL.

Funambol Sync Software

Funambol(http://www.funambol.com/opensource/) is open source mobile application server software that provides push email, address book and calendar (PIM) data synchronization, application provisioning, and device management for wireless devices and PCs, leveraging standard protocols. For users, this means BlackBerry-like capabilities on commodity handsets. Funambol is also a software development platform for mobile applications. It provides client and server side Java APIs, and facilitates the development, deployment and management of any mobile project. Funambol is the de facto standard implementation of the Open Mobile Alliance Data Synchronization and Device Management protocols (OMA DS and DM, formerly known as SyncML).

OpenMoko Product Site

OpenMoko development platform(http://openmoko.com/)

OpenMoko Community Portal

The official portal for development of the OpenMoko platform(http://www.openmoko.org/) . Here, developers and end users alike, can learn about and contribute to building the platform designed to Free Your Phone

neo1973-germany collaborative trac wiki+svn

This place collects all those tiny projects and code snippets(http://www.neo1973-germany.de/) written in the #neo1973-germany irc channel on freenode.

Planet OpenMoko

Planet OpenMoko(http://planet.openmoko.org/): community blog aggregator.

Openmoko's Freerunner gets Android source repository and binaries

The Canadian vendor Koolu, the global wholesaler for Openmoko's open Freerunner smartphone for Linux, has released a GIT repository(http://www.heise-online.co.uk/news/Openmoko-s-Freerunner-gets-Android-source-repository-and-binaries--/112142) containing the current Android sources and the patches required for the smartphone. Previously, interested users had to collect the sources and patches themselves.


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