[ubuntu-uk] G1 phone plans - WAS: Re: Webcam as a security camera

LeeGroups mailgroups at varga.co.uk
Mon Jul 6 23:05:57 BST 2009

Colin Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday 02 July 2009 21:32:35 Michael G Fletcher wrote:
>> Just ran beebplayer on my HTC-Magic and the live radio worked :-) Yay
> An update arrived and live radio is working for me too now.  I wonder if 
> the 'get_iplayer' scripts can be made to work under Android - that would be 
> the best way to get to the archived stuff.  Does Android support Flash yet?  
> I think the video needs this.  Not too much a problem for me as I'd be quite 
> happy with just the audio.
>> hmmm, at the moment I just plug in the USB cable and mount the SD
>> card.  If you want to access the root file system i think you need to
>> root the phone...
> I am very tempted to take the time to root my G1, maybe even run Debian arm, 
> unless there is a Ubuntu equivalent, he says, desperately trying to claw the 
> thread back on topic.
Root it, it's a piece of cake, if a little scary in places... Let's you 
use newer versions of Android month before they are generally available.
I was running the JF version which include most of the cupcake updates 
back in Feb, with all the multi-touch and auto-rotation stuff all working!

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