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Forum: Nokia N900 2014-12-16, 07:18
Replies: 459
Views: 141,617
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Pre-Pre-Pre Announce]Black Aluminium replacement body & backcover for N900

My understanding is that someone troll-tagged it that way several years back. I used to tag every thread with such counter-productive tags "bullsht tags" (except s/ht/hit/... did I ever mention that...
Forum: Nokia N900 2014-12-16, 02:37
Replies: 459
Views: 141,617
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Pre-Pre-Pre Announce]Black Aluminium replacement body & backcover for N900

As I had understood it, Estel was planning on adding radial antennas internally to the full body replacement, for the existing stock antennas. It may be possible to do that same thing with any...
Forum: Applications 2014-12-01, 19:34
Replies: 97
Views: 28,682
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Announce] bnf - nifty little tool, allowing to have battery info at glance

Woops, I made an error, right here:

The above will also be a syntax error. Apparently, arithmetic expansion is one of those places where field splitting is not done when expanding variables to...
Forum: Applications 2014-12-01, 13:57
Replies: 97
Views: 28,682
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Announce] bnf - nifty little tool, allowing to have battery info at glance

Happy to help. I spent an unhealthy amount of time figuring out Bourne/POSIX shell scripting details in the last half year. (I tend towards depth-first perfectionism when I do anything, so with...
Forum: Applications 2014-12-01, 07:11
Replies: 97
Views: 28,682
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Announce] bnf - nifty little tool, allowing to have battery info at glance

Note, however, that if you do this change, the shell will swallow the syntax error of having a blank/unset value in any of the variables, instead of erroring out. To be honest though, I would be...
Forum: Applications 2014-12-01, 06:26
Replies: 97
Views: 28,682
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Announce] bnf - nifty little tool, allowing to have battery info at glance

Ugh, initially I wrote: "Not bothering to look inside the script itself, but some comments which may help the next person to look zero in on the problem"... but then nooo... I just had to go digging....
Forum: General 2014-12-01, 05:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: Easy debian, LAMP stack setup help.

I don't know how to sort your particular problem, though as I understand it that folder is where apt stores local copies of stuff... which isn't by itself very helpful...

I presume you've done the...
Forum: Nokia N900 2014-11-28, 22:15
Replies: 459
Views: 141,617
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Pre-Pre-Pre Announce]Black Aluminium replacement body & backcover for N900

Just out out curiosity, how much does an XRay fault detector of the kind you'd need to make these, kinds of problems go faster go for nowadays?

Besides that, how's the actual error-hunting going?...
Forum: Applications 2014-10-16, 03:33
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Announce] Irssi 0.8.17 for N900, with perl script support

YES. I had built 0.8.15 with perl support about 1.5 years or so ago for the N900, had been intending to get it properly packaged up for submission to the auto-builder for packaging into the repos,...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2014-09-21, 07:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,886
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: Are people interested in my reverse engineering work?

Ooops. My apologies to both you and fmg then. Either way, I have vague memories of you doing other reversing stuff, so the first paragraph from my prior post applies to both of you, in that case.
Forum: Applications 2014-09-21, 05:45
Replies: 198
Views: 29,084
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Announce] QML Browser - Web browser written using Qt Components Hildon

Quick question:

Last I checked, QT-based apps all failed to handle the full range of xkb keymap possibilities correctly: I have different keys mapped to level 4 (Shift+Fn+Key) than to level 3...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2014-09-21, 05:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,886
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: Are people interested in my reverse engineering work?

jonwil, you are a reverse engineering god in my eyes, and I wish to know all your leet reverse engineering skillz.

Just as another bit of evidence to the pile of your usefulness: I am still...
Forum: Applications 2014-09-21, 05:32
Replies: 23
Views: 6,964
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [REQUEST] NodeJS for Maemo

Some thoughts: I too would love it if we had a more recent Node.js build available.

Furthermore, two more thoughts about the packaging:
1. The original Maemo packaging guidelines recommended...
Forum: Nokia N900 2014-09-13, 06:45
Replies: 459
Views: 141,617
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Pre-Pre-Pre Announce]Black Aluminium replacement body & backcover for N900

Don't recall if anyone mentioned this, but I think not.

When I was initially thinking about whether to go with 'un-changed aluminum look' or the black one, my biggest thought was that the metal...
Forum: Applications 2014-09-13, 06:34
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: N900: Terminal application for importing SMS

This reminds me of a larger-scale thing I wanted to do - create a program to import/export messages in bulk to/from the rtcom's database. As is typical with me though - everything I want to do is...
Forum: Nokia N900 2014-09-08, 01:40
Replies: 459
Views: 141,617
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Pre-Pre-Pre Announce]Black Aluminium replacement body & backcover for N900

Just FYI, personally I think the kickstand looks good enough. I mean, I understand where you're coming from, aesthetic preferences for humans are largely founded on prior experience and vague mental...
Forum: MeeGo / Harmattan 2014-07-16, 00:15
Replies: 6
Views: 3,735
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [tutorial] Add Search Engines to stock browser

Finally looking at basic tweaks like this for my N9 in my scraps of spare time. This was really helpful. (Modern browsers not having built in Open Search support are obscene, and this helps at least...
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-07-12, 03:42
Replies: 12
Views: 3,470
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [For Sale] N900 --- $100 obo

I at no point wanted to shush you, I had a genuine question about your self-evaluation of how much you needed an N900 in that last thread. I realize of course that you could just say you needed it...
Forum: Nokia N900 2014-07-12, 03:41
Replies: 459
Views: 141,617
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [Pre-Pre-Pre Announce]Black Aluminium replacement body & backcover for N900

So I've been reading up on ceramic coatings, and I have a quick question: From what I've skimmed, it seems that ceramic coatings tend to produce greater heat resistance and (more concerningly in some...
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-07-05, 14:32
Replies: 12
Views: 3,470
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [For Sale] N900 --- $100 obo

Ah. Well alright then. But I don't promise I won't offer him more in the near future, still on the fence about that.
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-07-04, 18:14
Replies: 12
Views: 3,470
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [For Sale] N900 --- $100 obo

I might have already missed this, but if not: was it ever over clocked?

Anyway, I'd pay the 100 USD for it.
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-06-25, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: N900 for sale --- $88

Dang. Well, that's what I get for being slow (and possibly for not throwing more money at the situation. (Just purely for the record, after waking up after this morning I was thinking "+$2 was lame,...
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-06-25, 01:48
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: N900 for sale --- $88

Alright, well, I was waiting for hawaii to see if he'd respond to the inquiry I said to him, but since it's been a while and he hasn't responded, I'd like to go ahead and get it if you haven't...
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-06-24, 04:50
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: N900 for sale --- $88

hawaii, didn't you used to have several backup N900s sitting around? I know you ended up selling those off, but is this an actual need, or another backup?

robert37, just so you know, I am actually...
Forum: Buy & Sell 2014-06-23, 06:56
Replies: 9
Views: 2,079
Posted By Mentalist Traceur
Re: [FOR SALE] "The First One" Jolla

Can you get me an estimate on how much it would cost you to ship it to the United States (state of Florida in particular, let me know if you need a more precise location, but that should be enough...
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