Cordia Maemo5 UI On Top MeeGo Core

Sep 10, 2011

Since copy/paste is a luxury we don't have in MeeGo CE yet, I've put a script together to make the installation easier for N900 users - it will download the items listed in the official instructions, and wget/rpm the dependancies which cannot be downloaded by zypper.
it will also modify /etc/sysconfig/uxlaunch to switch to hildon-desktop.

Save the attached file in MeeGo through Fennec, open a terminal
Type su and press Return, then meego and return to get admin rights.
Now type
sh /home/meego/Documents/instcordia.txt

If prompted for anything, press y to continue.

For those of you who wish to do this manually, here is the code:


# Download and install dependancy sound-theme-freedesktop-0.7-2.1.noarch.rpm wget "" -O /home/meego/sound-theme-freedesktop-0.7-2.1.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh /home/meego/sound-theme-freedesktop-0.7-2.1.noarch.rpm # Download and install dependancy sound-theme-freedesktop-0.7-2.1.noarch.rpm wget "" -O /home/meego/gnome-mime-data-2.18.0-6.1.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh /home/meego/gnome-mime-data-2.18.0-6.1.noarch.rpm # Add Cordia DE repository and install zypper ar "" zypper refresh zypper install cordia-status-plugins gtk2-engines-sapwood hildon-desktop hildon-home hildon-status-menu hildon-theme-cacher hildon-theme-layout libhildon libhildondesktop libosso osso-af-settings # Download and install dependancy hildon-theme-marina-1.206-4.4.DE.noarch.rpm wget "" -O /home/meego/hildon-theme-marina-1.206-4.4.DE.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh /home/meego/hildon-theme-marina-1.206-4.4.DE.noarch.rpm # Set marina theme as default ln -s marina /usr/share/themes/default # Change uxlaunch to start hildon-desktop after reboot sed -i '27s:session=/usr/bin/mcompositor:session=/usr/bin/hildon-desktop:g' /etc/sysconfig/uxlaunch # Set VSYNC for hildon-desktop sed -i 's:WSEGL_UseHWSync=0:WSEGL_UseHWSync=1:g' /etc/powervr.d/hildon-desktop.ini # Delete downloaded rpm files rm /home/meego/*.rpm

Afterwards it's up to you to add themes and fonts from maemo.. For that I recommend using filebox after mounting the meego partition

Please post any bugs / glitches in normal operation, I'm sure the project maintainers would appreciate it.. otherwise they cannot be fixed!

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After testing today I can make the following observations:
After loading a screen it sometimes loops animation of last 3 frames when switching tasks
Calls/SMS only worked once i'd used celluar settings and set an APN
Apps will only launch once another has finished loading

The following experience glitching from previous 3 frames of animation
xterm (very bad)
gpe browser

The following either crash or are lost to task nav while leaving process running

The following will work and stay running but will not appear in task nav when trying to return (requires killall command)

The following are working.
Kasvopus (no home button qml)
Photo Viewer
Package Manager (no home button qml)
Peregrine (no home button qml)
Widgets Gallery

Note: Dialer works but causes animation glitches when switching tasks.

Attached Files
instcordia.txt (1.7 KB, 9 views)

Source MeeGo

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