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Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-20, 16:13
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Wow, I just associated my Logitech K480 Bluetooth Keyboard from SailfishX.

It works.
When some text input is required (that is: when the cursor is on) and the keyboard is on, the virtual keyboard...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-20, 13:03
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Posted By alfmar
Exclamation Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

No need for a shell; just use something like:
ExecStart=/usr/sbin/iw reg set IT


Once enabled the service, just reboot. Note that iw reg set... takes one or two seconds to change to a different...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-19, 19:48
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Hmm... this is too funny to not to mention it here.

After exporting contacts using vcardconverter (https://together.jolla.com/question/384/export-vcf-from-people/), I also exported the entire...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-19, 11:01
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

My home wifi AP uses channel #13 and SailfishX has no problems connecting. The command iw phy phy0 info on SailfishX says that only 2484 MHz (channel 14) is actually "disabled" (because of the...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-18, 19:11
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Posted By alfmar
Exclamation Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

It would be very nice to use the camera button to start the camera app anytime, like in the old prehistoric Android days.

Please upvote the relevant feature request...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-18, 16:29
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Posted By alfmar
Wink Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Sorry to redpill you, but SailfishOS has always been built on systemd and some non-trivial benefits (like a faster boot time when compared to Android) depend on it.

Jolla developers wisely chose...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-16, 17:47
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Posted By alfmar
Talking Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

1. try with less tape width, maybe add two-sided tape under
2. change your nickname to "Hack"
3. submit your hack on Hackaday.com :D
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-13, 12:11
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Posted By alfmar
Lightbulb Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

SailfishX 2.1.3.5 uses Linux kernel version 3.10.84 compiled without btrfs support.

Both root and home partitions are formatted with ext4 and are respectively 2488624 blocks (aka less than 2.5 Gb...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-11, 20:40
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Posted By alfmar
Smile Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

If you don't want to wait or reboot, you have to force refresh the Software Updates app by sliding down (a small spinning circle appears while it's doing the check). I had to go through five or six...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-11, 17:07
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Arrrrgh:


From the included flashing-README.txt
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-11, 16:07
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Mine is still 34.2.A.0.333 (Android 7.0) and I would gladly avoid to download 2.6 Gb to update to 34.3 for the few seconds needed to flash SailfishX (I have only UMTS here).

I guess the only real...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-11, 15:37
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

I think Jolla guys are having a party and laughing at us while watching on a giant screen their nginx webserver logs: "look! they're hitting F5 like there was no tomorrow!" "OMG, the IP addresses...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-04, 18:36
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Can't wait to shout "shut up and get my money!" :D



Translates as: "you won't be able to sell an Android Xperia X in future". Who actually cares? (note also the "sale is final, no refund if you...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-10-02, 11:09
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Posted By alfmar
Talking Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Even if its campaign succeeds and even if they manage to ship by January 2019 as they promised (63 months later than the original Jolla phone), Librem5 is just doomed. Even more than UbuntuPhone.
...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-28, 18:43
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Sony has not been that fair to change the rules a few days before SFX launch. I think a number of Sony higher-ups may have entered Panic Mode Level 1 when they found out that people going to flash...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-26, 08:49
Replies: 1,964
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Get ready for September!
Here are the hard facts you need to know:

Sales start date: tomorrow, September 27, 2017

Product: Sailfish OS image to flash to your Xperia device – our target is to...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-25, 08:33
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Sailfish X preorders start in two days...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-21, 08:30
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

As of latest Jolla blog (https://blog.jolla.com/xperiax-open-source-hw-adaptation/) and Sailfish build & flash (https://sailfishos.org/wiki/Sailfish_X_Build_and_Flash):


Great!

There is still...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-18, 15:41
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Did anyone yet build some counter to SF X events (Sep 27 and Oct 11)?

I would like to download from Play Store an Android counter app to "SFX" which will self-destroy (and possibly wreak havoc) on...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-17, 19:50
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

51+ gibibytes seem quite less than 64 gigabytes.

Where are the remaining ~7 Gib? :)
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-12, 13:21
Replies: 1,964
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Posted By alfmar
Exclamation Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

This is actually bad news because it means SailfishOS programmers had to implement something different than the standard 20/23Mp modes.

A bit of math:
- Xperia X with Android sports "20Mp" in...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-09-12, 09:03
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Posted By alfmar
Lightbulb Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

The apps meme began at Apple when they realized that iDevices specs and web specs were all but friendly, and decided to take advantage of it by suggesting that an Apps Developer could become...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-08-26, 08:14
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Posted By alfmar
Talking Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

About Sailfish X:


True, but how many of us consider bluetooth unavailability a serious problem? I rarely used bluetooth with my other phones (including Jolla and N900). Ages ago it was the...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-08-04, 20:08
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Posted By alfmar
Cool Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Hey, why no Jolla sticker (http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p=1531716&postcount=728)? :D

I'm adding here a couple things. After the first few full discharge cycles, now it seems like the...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-08-02, 07:48
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Posted By alfmar
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

For example, Xperia X has NFC hardware (libQt5Nfc is shipped). Also, the "Xperia X" string is found in both VDI images (mersdk.vdi and sailfishos.vdi) of the SDK. :D
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