Debian

Howto create a Debian chroot on an Android phone

Howto create a Debian chroot on an Android phone (HTC Desire and Motorola Milestone) This page will grow once I have everything running, but this is a starting point:http://www.android-hilfe.de/anleitungen-fuer-motorola-milestone/26870-ho… [HTC Desire, unbranded, European version]: Flashed (pre-rooted and with busybox included) firmware from http://android.modaco.com/content/htc-desire-desire-modaco-com/315108/04…, taking file 2.09.405.8-update-bravo-stock-rooted-busybox-withradio-signed.zip On a Debian squeeze (amd64, but with i386 it will be similar) box: sudo apt-get install debchroot qemu-user Download qemu-arm-static from http://packages.

Howto use Debian GNU/Linux on a Gericom Phantom notebook

This is just a quick page describing what works on my notebook under Linux and (sometimes) how I got it working :-) It is no longer up-to-date, but might still be of use to somebody. Since about a year, I now work with an IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T42p. I would not have been able to set all that up without the help of many other webpages like this one. Therefore I want to give a short summary on the infos I have gathered, especially trimmed for the Gericom Phantom notebook (which is IMHO a very nice one).

Howto use Debian GNU/Linux on a Thinkpad T42p

Howto use Debian GNU/Linux on a Thinkpad T42p Many of the hints on this page have actually been collected from similar pages scattered over the web; the Thinkpad series of notebooks already has strong support for running Linux on them and a wealth of information is available. Thanks to all other web authors who provided their experiences that helped me in setting up my machine as it is now. However, a few bits and pieces in here are mine, so it might be helpful to others if I share them.

Howto use the SpeedTouch 330 ADSL USB modem with kernel 2.4

Using the SpeedTouch 330 ADSL USB modem with kernel 2.4 The SpeedTouch 330 USB ADSL modem is becoming quite popular, because a lot of ISPs now give it to customers for free. Therefore, I felt obliged to include out-of-the-box support for it in Gibraltar. For kernels >= 2.6.10, it has now become very simple to use it under Linux with the new kernel driver. One just needs to obtain the matching firmware file from Alcatel/Thomson, extract the two parts of it (boot code and firmware code), install it in the correct directory (e.