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|description=This is a trace of a captured / decrypted session from the pre updater client to Palm's updater web service (ps.palmws.com — presumably PS stands for Patch Server?)  This session was captured via...   
 
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Revision as of 08:30, 20 July 2009

These pages need to be transferred from the old wiki and converted as per Help:Converting Pages. If a link to any of these pages takes you to an article on this wiki, it's already been ported and a redirect entered. If you find any such link, please delete the entry from this list.


Link to old wiki: [Add Ability To Choose Snooze Length] Link to create new page: Add Ability To Choose Snooze Length

Introduction I am trying to add a integer picker (0 - 59) along with another list picker which will have units of time (minutes, hours, days, weeks) to the notification alert that pops-up for a...
Link to old wiki: [Add / Delete Pages in the Launcher] Link to create new page: Add / Delete Pages in the Launcher

This is a quick tutorial on how to add or delete pages in the Launcher. Someone in the forum talked about being able to add and delete pages in the Launcher app and I thought I would look into it...
Link to old wiki: [Add Words to AutoCorrect Dictionary] Link to create new page: Add Words to AutoCorrect Dictionary

The Pre has an autocorrect function. If you type 'u' in a text field, it will be replaced with 'you'. The file that contains auto correction...
Link to old wiki: [Ad-Hoc Networking] Link to create new page: Ad-Hoc Networking

To enable: iwconfig eth0 mode ad-hoc essid pre This of course disconnects your existing wi-fi connection, so make sure you're connected via EVDO or USB. This is just the standard linux method...
Link to old wiki: [Ajaxterm] Link to create new page: Ajaxterm

Methods of getting this work: Rewrite the current AJAX calls into Mojo Style Ajax calls, this will allow us to run the basic html pages as an app.
Link to old wiki: [alt_optmedia] Link to create new page: alt_optmedia

Alternative opt media method to store Optware packages This page describes an alternate way of using /opt to store packages. WARNING! This mode is much more advanced and could possibly cause you a...
Link to old wiki: [Always Show Details of New Tasks] Link to create new page: Always Show Details of New Tasks

Description I've made a small modification that changes how new tasks are handled. Ordinarily, new tasks appear at the bottom of the task list. In this view, you need to tap again to enter details...
Link to old wiki: [Apache] Link to create new page: Apache

I've successfully loaded apache/mysql/php/net-snmp onto the Pre, and tested it with a popular NMS tool "Cacti". It runs very well. All of the prerequisite packages were installed from optware...
Link to old wiki: [Application Framework] Link to create new page: Application Framework

todo: talk about the app framework! Applications that come bundled on the device are located here. root@castle:/usr/palm/applications# ls -lah drwxr-xr-x 44 root root 4.0k May 22...
Link to old wiki: [Application Mods: PDF Viewer] Link to create new page: Application Mods: PDF Viewer

Orientation Changes Introduction The PDF viewer on the Palm Pre is capable of displaying documents in landscape mode as well as in portrait mode, however it seems that only portrait mode is enabled...
Link to old wiki: [Applications] Link to create new page: Applications

Applications that come bundled on the device are located here. root@castle:/usr/palm/applications# ls com.handson.app.nascar com.palm.app.calendar com.palm.app.deviceinfo...
Link to old wiki: [Applying Patches] Link to create new page: Applying Patches

Since we cannot legally redistribute Palm source code (it is copyrighted code, and is not released under an open source license), then we need to manage our modifications as patches. Since these...
Link to old wiki: [Background Editing] Link to create new page: Background Editing

This page is for info about changing the background of the Dialer Application and the Lock Screen. It is still in development, so please correct any errors. Editing the Dialer Screen We can change...
Link to old wiki: [Become a contributor] Link to create new page: Become a contributor

This site is available for anyone to read. To contribute, you must become a member. If you want to apply, please do so, and include your username at either PreCentral or EverythingPre. People who...
Link to old wiki: [Blocking Updates] Link to create new page: Blocking Updates

Here is a quick and dirty way to block webOS updates brought to us by "psykoz" This is only for the truly paranoic - we don't suggest that everyone needs to do this, since we've seen that 1.0.3...
Link to old wiki: [Bookmarking MediaPlayer] Link to create new page: Bookmarking MediaPlayer

Motivation There are fields in the /var/luna/data/mediadb.db3 file that seem to indicate that Palm intends to have the current song in a playlist, as well as the current position within a song...
Link to old wiki: [Boot Chain] Link to create new page: Boot Chain

boot/boot.bin Load Address: 0x40200000 This does some minimal hardware initialization, then loads the "real" bootloader and executes it. The "real" bootloader is tacked onto the end of boot.bin as...
Link to old wiki: [Bootie] Link to create new page: Bootie

Current Version: 145.2.6 for WebOS 1.0.3 stage3 bootloader of the device, unpacked from the end of boot.bin. loaded to 0x82000000 in memory and looks very similar to iBoot from the iPhoneOS...
Link to old wiki: [Boot Themes] Link to create new page: Boot Themes

When the Pre is booting or shutting down, the screen fades between two images - palm-logo.png and palm-logo-bright.png located in /usr/palm/sysmgr/images. By replacing either or both of these...
Link to old wiki: [Brightness] Link to create new page: Brightness

Modifying Brightness Slider Obviously this isn't too big a hack, and it honestly barely makes a difference, but people have complained about the lowest brightness being too bright. As it turns out,...
Link to old wiki: [Browser Plugins] Link to create new page: Browser Plugins

Call for hackers From destinal July 11 09 — This is very much a work in progress. If you are interested in being part of the effort to get a graphical terminal (and any number of other GUI...
Link to old wiki: [Bugs] Link to create new page: Bugs

Here is where we will place bugs found on the Pre so that maybe Palm (or us) can fix them. Please bullet below if you know a fix for the bug listed. wikidot codebox issue in browser — panning...
Link to old wiki: [Building webOS / Mojo Applications] Link to create new page: Building webOS / Mojo Applications

This guide assumes you have a rooted Pre, with SFTP access. If you don't, please follow the other guides on this wiki first. This guide also assumes that you have at least a basic knowledge of...
Link to old wiki: [Bypassing Activation] Link to create new page: Bypassing Activation

If you are outside of Sprint's service area in the United States and would like to still be able to use your Pre, you are required to possess a Palm profile. The phone will not let you past the...
Link to old wiki: [Camera Modifications & Additions] Link to create new page: Camera Modifications & Additions

The Palm Pre comes shipped with a Camera application that has basic functionality, but lacks several advanced features. Several camera modifications are now available. Until an automated...
Link to old wiki: [Camera Remote View] Link to create new page: Camera Remote View

Goal: To be able to remote into the Pre over EV-DO and grab a current snapshot from the camera…good for many reasons. ;) Prerequisites: 1. A rooted Pre. 2. Optware & DropBear SSH on the Pre...
Link to old wiki: [Change Carrier String] Link to create new page: Change Carrier String

Further testing has revealed that editing bar-scene.html fails. The following is a revised mod as a result of that testing. Want to change the Sprint text in the upper left hand corner to...
Link to old wiki: [Change default font for replies/forwards from navy to black] Link to create new page: Change default font for replies/forwards from navy to black

It bothered me how all my replies/forwards showed up in navy blue font, so I figured out a way to make the font black. The fix is pretty easy actually. On your rooted Pre, edit the following file:...
Link to old wiki: [Change Enter To Create Newline Instead of Send Message] Link to create new page: Change Enter To Create Newline Instead of Send Message

Author(s) xluryan Description I know a lot of people really like sending messages that are coherent, and a great way to do that is with the newline character. However, pressing the ENTER key in...
Link to old wiki: [Change From Loopback] Link to create new page: Change From Loopback

Notes on the old loopback method We used to use a loopback file on /media/internal to store the contents of /opt. This didn't work well, since as long as the loopback filesystem is mounted, this...
Link to old wiki: [Changes Alert/Notification Sounds] Link to create new page: Changes Alert/Notification Sounds

This page details a way of making the Pre use a pre-defined MP3 from the USB storage side as it's Alert and Notification tones. This is a work around until Palm adds the UI to be able to modify...
Link to old wiki: [Change the default notification.wav Sound] Link to create new page: Change the default notification.wav Sound

Sideffect : this is the same sound that sounds when you attach a charger to your phone. NOTE: To use MP3 files off of the USB Storage side of the Pre, please check THIS article. 1. Root your...
Link to old wiki: [Changing clipboard data from the shell] Link to create new page: Changing clipboard data from the shell

How to put data into the clipboard from a rooted Pre. The "/tmp/webkit-clipboard" file is where "copied" data is stored (hence clipboard). If you want to change what is on the "clipboard" of the...
Link to old wiki: [Changing the "Turn off after X" time] Link to create new page: Changing the "Turn off after X" time

Changing the "Turn off after X" time in the Palm Pre ("Screen and Lock Menu") By Townsend Harris ("tharris-" IRC channel) Ultimately what this does is allow you to change the idle time value that...
Link to old wiki: [Com Palm Downloadmanager] Link to create new page: Com Palm Downloadmanager

This is what mdklein has found out about the palm built in download manager. method: download params: {"target":"url"} downloads url to /media/internal/downloads luna-send -n 1...
Link to old wiki: [Confirm Deletion on Email] Link to create new page: Confirm Deletion on Email

This will enable the confirmation when swiping emails off the screen. Some people have found themselves mistakenly deleting email that they needed, so here's the method to enable the confirm...
Link to old wiki: [Contact] Link to create new page: Contact

Please PM me at 'emkman' on PreCentral or EverythingPre for administrative issues. For any legal issues which you are authorized to act on the behalf of, you can contact compliance at...
Link to old wiki: [Contact Link Backup] Link to create new page: Contact Link Backup

Unconfirmed, but I guess that contact links are store in /var/luna/data/dbdata/PalmAccountDatabase.db3 or /var/luna/data/dbdata/PalmDatabase.db3 It looks like the the table...
Link to old wiki: [Contribute] Link to create new page: Contribute

com IRC Nickname: Sargun Dreadchicken jblebrun IRC Nickname: jblebrun Ali Scissons IRC...
Link to old wiki: [Controlling LEDs from the Shell] Link to create new page: Controlling LEDs from the Shell

I wish the device would indicate via flashing LED that I had a message or alert waiting. I didn't find a way to do it via the regular interface, but from the command line I can at least control the...
Link to old wiki: [CPU Frequency or Voltage Scaling] Link to create new page: CPU Frequency or Voltage Scaling

Overview There are currently 2 methods to enable further power saving - neither is perfect. Note that these 2 methods CANNOT be used together so make sure you try only one solution at a time. Using...
Link to old wiki: [Crond] Link to create new page: Crond

crond is a system that allows command to be run at specified intervals. Do not use the built in crontab -e as it is overwritten on each boot. Optware has cron available as an installable package,...
Link to old wiki: [Cross Compiling] Link to create new page: Cross Compiling

An easy way to setup a cross-compilation environment on Linux is to set up Optware. See http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Optware/AddAPackageToOptware for details. If you want to contribute to...
Link to old wiki: [Custom Kernels] Link to create new page: Custom Kernels

Some caveats and warnings: At this point, the kernels I've compiled seem to work fine, with one big limitation — the power switch doesn't dim the display. I've narrowed the problem down to a...
Link to old wiki: [Database Storage Using Mojo] Link to create new page: Database Storage Using Mojo

This page was created to help others by giving a basic example of creating a new database for your application and storing some data in it. SQL Overview It needs to be mentioned that SQLite (what...
Link to old wiki: [dbdump] Link to create new page: dbdump

This is just a simple script that will find all .db3 or .db files and dump them to the /media/internal/dbdump directory as html so you can poke around easily to see if there's anything...


Link to old wiki: [dbdump] Link to create new page: dbdump

This is just a simple script that will find all .db3 or .db files and dump them to the /media/internal/dbdump directory as html so you can poke around easily to see if there's anything...
Link to old wiki: [Debian] Link to create new page: Debian

How to install Debian Building the rootfs on host system Download this Debian image to your Linux desktop. On your Linux desktop, run as root: bunzip2 debsmall.img.bz2 resize2fs debsmall.img...
Link to old wiki: [Decrypt SSL (trusted man-in-the-middle technique)] Link to create new page: Decrypt SSL (trusted man-in-the-middle technique)

At times, it can be useful to sniff or intercept and decode communications from the pre / webOS client and its backend web services. As many of them utilize SSL for security, however, this can make...
Link to old wiki: [Detecting Application Errors, Syslog] Link to create new page: Detecting Application Errors, Syslog

The Palm Pre has an active Linux syslog process running to capture errors, warnings and informational messages from the running applications on the phone. To view the output of the system logger...
Link to old wiki: [Development & Tweak Ideas] Link to create new page: Development & Tweak Ideas

Here are some ideas for tweaks which have not been implemented yet (to my knowledge): If you decide to start working one of these, please leave a note under the item as a second-level bullet. If...
Link to old wiki: [DFBTerm DirectFB Terminal Emulator] Link to create new page: DFBTerm DirectFB Terminal Emulator

foldunfold Table of Contents Overview Install and Run Screenshot TODO List Keyboard remapping Research event1 (keypad1) - non-keyboard keys event2 (keypad0) - keyboard keys Make use of the...
Link to old wiki: [Diff] Link to create new page: Diff

Using Diff Using Diff to Determine changes when you have two files Let's say you need to know the differences between a new patch file and your existing file. Here is the command: diff —unified...
Link to old wiki: [DirectFB] Link to create new page: DirectFB

Setting up DirectFB in Debian 1. Get into your Debian chroot: apt-get install -y libdirectfb-1.0-0 libdirectfb-bin libdirectfb-extra cat >...
Link to old wiki: [Disable Charging Event Alerts Sounds] Link to create new page: Disable Charging Event Alerts Sounds

When charging the Pre via USB or Touchstone, the alert event will sound. These following steps are how to disable it. Procedure Step 1: sudo -i Step 2: Unlock file system mount -o remount rw...
Link to old wiki: [Doom] Link to create new page: Doom

Setup: 1. Setup Debian. 2. Setup DirectFB. 3. Run, outside the chroot: /sbin/initctl stop LunaSysMgr #NOTE: THIS WILL KILL THE GUI 4. Run, inside the debian chroot: apt-get install -y...
Link to old wiki: [Downloading From The Browser] Link to create new page: Downloading From The Browser

As of 2009/07/06, all parts of this modification have been incorporated into the path file at...
Link to old wiki: [Drag Menus] Link to create new page: Drag Menus

How to allow dragging through the App Menu and Device Menu to open them Hi guys. One of the big annoyances of mine was that the App Menu and Device Menu are a pain to hit. I have trouble hitting...
Link to old wiki: [Dropbear Install] Link to create new page: Dropbear Install

There are different SSH servers you can install. Dropbear uses very little storage space and memory when running (which is good for the Pre that only has 256MB of RAM) but doesn't have all the...
Link to old wiki: [Dynamic DNS Client INADYN] Link to create new page: Dynamic DNS Client INADYN

The Dynamic DNS client INADYN is well used around the world. It is typically found on OpenWRT, DD-WRT Routers, and now can be on your Palm Pre. The INADYN service maintain your IP address in...
Link to old wiki: [Dynamic DNS for your Pre] Link to create new page: Dynamic DNS for your Pre

This document describes a method to setup ez-ipupdate to automatically update a dynamic DNS hostname to your Palm Pre's Sprint IP address living on ppp0. for updating your Pre's DNS information...
Link to old wiki: [Dynamic Dns For Your Pre (Url Based Update)] Link to create new page: Dynamic Dns For Your Pre (Url Based Update)

This document contains instructions for setting up your Pre to automatically update a dynamic DNS hostname to your Palm Pre's IP address (assigned by your data service provider). If you're using...
Link to old wiki: [Edit Dialer Theme] Link to create new page: Edit Dialer Theme

This page is for info about changing the theme of the Dialer Application. It is still in development, so please correct any errors. This guide involves much the same process as demonstrated in the...
Link to old wiki: [Email App Patch to Prompt for IPK Installation] Link to create new page: Email App Patch to Prompt for IPK Installation

Preamble You will need write permissions to the filesystem on your pre to apply this patch. To get write persmissions execute: rootfs_open -w To remount the filesystem as read-only: mount -o...
Link to old wiki: [Enable Landscape Viewing in Email] Link to create new page: Enable Landscape Viewing in Email

Preamble You will need write permissions to the file system on your Pre to apply this patch. To get write persmissions execute: rootfs_open -w After you've made the changes below, remount the...
Link to old wiki: [Enable Root Access] Link to create new page: Enable Root Access

Secure root access to the Linux operating system on the Pre has been achieved. What does that mean? The Palm Pre webOS is a framework which runs on top of a fairly standard Linux operating system....
Link to old wiki: [Enable the Optware Package Feed] Link to create new page: Enable the Optware Package Feed

YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL STEPS ON THIS PAGE EXACTLY AS WRITTEN. ANY DEVIATION WILL CAUSE PROBLEMS. IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THEM EXACTLY, YOU GIVE UP ALL HOPE OF ANYONE HELPING YOU. The Optware package...
Link to old wiki: [Fix Broken Formatting for Reply/Forward E-mails] Link to create new page: Fix Broken Formatting for Reply/Forward E-mails

There is a well known problem with the Pre's e-mail handling of forward and reply messages. (see...
Link to old wiki: [Fix Email Attachments] Link to create new page: Fix Email Attachments

Make All email attachments show up Only in webOS 1.0.3 — other revisions may or may not work Introduction You may have noticed that some of your emails with attachments do not display the...
Link to old wiki: [Forward Messages] Link to create new page: Forward Messages

Description: This mod will allow you to forward a message by simply tapping on the text of a message in the chat view. It does not interfere with the current attachment-tapping behavior. Tapping an...
Link to old wiki: [Global Search Addons] Link to create new page: Global Search Addons

For this example I am going to add a reddit.com option to the global search. Feel free to use whatever site you want — just make sure to change the names accordingly :) *NOTE* Make sure you put...
Link to old wiki: [Global Search Addons Collection] Link to create new page: Global Search Addons Collection

This page is a collection of all the Global Search buttons you can add to the Pre. If you want to know how to add these to your Pre, follow the tutorial. We are open to requests on the PreCentral...
Link to old wiki: [GPS Tracking] Link to create new page: GPS Tracking

Here is my super happy awesome tracker script! Script code SECRET=make up any secret code here DEST=put your e-mail address here track() { export IFS=$'\n' for loc in $(luna-send...
Link to old wiki: [Graphical Shell with ajaxPHPterm] Link to create new page: Graphical Shell with ajaxPHPterm

This article will allow you to use your web browser on your Pre for a terminal using thttp-php and ajaxphpterm. You should have already rooted your Pre and installed an SSH server, and enabled...
Link to old wiki: [Graphical Shell with WebShell] Link to create new page: Graphical Shell with WebShell

Most people are reporting that ajaxphpterm works better than this method. You might want to try that one first … This article will allow you to use your web browser on your Pre for a terminal....
Link to old wiki: [Graphics] Link to create new page: Graphics

Post all of your custom/homemade images relating to the Pre here. ultraBlack's Submissions Icons Tux Preview: Pre - Front Preview: Pre - Side/Tilt Preview: Touchstone Preview: JackieRipper's...
Link to old wiki: [GUI Text Editors] Link to create new page: GUI Text Editors

foldunfold Table of Contents ecoder ide.php vi clones This page covers available options for editing any file locally from the palm pre itself, without setting up any of the...
Link to old wiki: [hamachiVPN] Link to create new page: hamachiVPN

Hamachi VPN for Palm Pre This document assumes you're familiar with the Hamachi VPN, specifically the linux version. It is geared towards a person wanting to "get it working" on the Pre. If you're...
Link to old wiki: [Hardware Key Track Skip] Link to create new page: Hardware Key Track Skip

If you use the included headphones, you can skip to the next track by pressing the microphone mute button twice. A solution is still needed for cases where there are no hardware keys on the...
Link to old wiki: [Hidden Features] Link to create new page: Hidden Features

This page details ways to enable hidden functionality in on the palm pre. You will need root shell access to perform these changes. Follow these instructions at your own risk, if you make an error...
Link to old wiki: [Hide/Delete The NASCAR App] Link to create new page: Hide/Delete The NASCAR App

Root your Pre. Enable the Optware Package Feed and install a backdoor. 1. SSH in. 2. Remount the file system as read/write: mount -o remount,rw / To HIDE the NASCAR app: 3. Bring up the visual...
Link to old wiki: [Homebrew] Link to create new page: Homebrew

The Instructions on building WebOS Mojo applications of your own are simple and straight forward. Please take the time to read why and how it is important and permissible for developers to...
Link to old wiki: [Hourly Chime] Link to create new page: Hourly Chime

On my old Treo, I used to use an application called "Chime v1.2" by Redwood Creative Computing. It allowed you to set a Chime that would go off to remind you as every hour elapsed. I don't know...
Link to old wiki: [How to Edit Pages] Link to create new page: How to Edit Pages

You must create an account and join this site to edit pages. It may take a while to be accepted as a member. Alternatively, you may get someone who already is a member to invite you. Once you are...
Link to old wiki: [How To Use "ls" In Color] Link to create new page: How To Use "ls" In Color

BusyBox Method: If you've been spoiled by other Linux OS distros that use color to help easily identify files & directory structures, and found the Pre to be somewhat wanting in this area, read...
Link to old wiki: [Ignore 'A', 'An', and 'The' In Artist and Album names] Link to create new page: Ignore 'A', 'An', and 'The' In Artist and Album names

The Pre's default music player does not treat artists and albums beginning with 'A', 'An', or 'The' with any special consideration. Thus 'The Killers' shows up under the 'T' section in your list of...
Link to old wiki: [Installing Homebrew Apps With A Rooted Pre] Link to create new page: Installing Homebrew Apps With A Rooted Pre

If you have already rooted your pre and prefer to install apps from the command line, read on.. Prerequisites: 1) Rooted Pre 2) Ipkg-opt & unprivileged user installed & configured 3) SSH...
Link to old wiki: [Introspecting Dbus V2] Link to create new page: Introspecting Dbus V2

Below is a Python app (shamelessly ripped from http://code.google.com/p/dbus-tools/wiki/DBusCli) for doing some dbus introspection… Use the link above for usage help. #! /usr/bin/env...
Link to old wiki: [Invite A Contributor] Link to create new page: Invite A Contributor

If you know someone who can contribute, invite them here. They will become a member instantly without needing a password or my approval.
Link to old wiki: [Java Services] Link to create new page: Java Services

We will do a quick overview on how to create a Java-based service and get it running under the dbus system. The service framework of webOS depends largely on dbus, but Palm wrote most of the...
Link to old wiki: [Key Codes] Link to create new page: Key Codes

Found in: /usr/palm/frameworks/mojo/submissions/175.7/javascripts/keycodes.js That file has the key codes for the keys on the keyboard: Mojo.Char.backspace = 8; Mojo.Char.tab...
Link to old wiki: [Linux Root Access] Link to create new page: Linux Root Access

Getting a root prompt using Linux Some reverse engineering effort has been made to write a multi platform open source driver for the novacom protocol. The project is hosted at the webos-internals...
Link to old wiki: [List All Pages] Link to create new page: List All Pages

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Link to old wiki: [Logging information from within scripts] Link to create new page: Logging information from within scripts

One of the most basic forms of debugging information available is to print a message. By liberally scattering such print statements throughout code, you can see the value of certain variables...
Link to old wiki: [Longer Vibrate] Link to create new page: Longer Vibrate

tictac is working on this.
Link to old wiki: [Luna Send] Link to create new page: Luna Send

NOTE: You have to run with root perms. Using luna-send to refresh the Launcher panel. luna-send -n 1 palm://com.palm.applicationManager/rescan {} Get a list of all installed apps: luna-send -n...
Link to old wiki: [Manage Site] Link to create new page: Manage Site

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Link to old wiki: [MeetUps] Link to create new page: MeetUps

foldunfold Table of Contents Local MeetUps US (United States) Arizona Phoenix, AZ California Fresno San Diego/Los Angelos, CA San Francisco/Bay Area/SJ, CA Colorado Denver,...
Link to old wiki: [Message Sound] Link to create new page: Message Sound

Description: This mod will allow you to specify the sound played on an incoming message, distinct from the alert and notification sounds. History: This is based heavily on the Sounds and Alerts...
Link to old wiki: [Modify Existing Apps Portal] Link to create new page: Modify Existing Apps Portal

This is the place to list modifications to built-in or downloadable applications. Note that violations of license or copyright will not be tolerated here. Many modifications are collected together...
Link to old wiki: [Modifying a Stock App While Keeping the Original] Link to create new page: Modifying a Stock App While Keeping the Original

I have been able to copy a pre-existing app, rename it and keep the original in the launcher. Now able to launch either original or the modified app - both show up in the Launcher. Am also doing it...
Link to old wiki: [Modifying Stock Applications] Link to create new page: Modifying Stock Applications

This section includes instructions for modifying the stock WebOS applications to add potentially useful capabilities…and/or remove annoyances. In general, the procedures listed here will normally...
Link to old wiki: [Mojo Framework Documentation] Link to create new page: Mojo Framework Documentation

This page is a placeholder for user-created Mojo SDK documentation. Ideally, this should include a prototype and 1-2 lines of description for each found function. In the interim, webOShelp.net has...
Link to old wiki: [More on Leds] Link to create new page: More on Leds

As mentioned in Controlling LEDs from the Shell, there are some sysfs endpoints for controlling the LEDs. For a small example of a native program twiddling the LEDs using these endpoints, check...
Link to old wiki: [Myavatar In Messaging App] Link to create new page: Myavatar In Messaging App

How To Get Your Avatar In The Chat This will get the avatars (both yours and theirs) in the lower right hand corner. Also, I'd suggest the gradient in the chat balloons all fading to one side....
Link to old wiki: [my notification] Link to create new page: my notification

"My Notification" App The App is now live at http://forums.precentral.net/homebrew-apps/188729-my-notification-no-rooting-needed.html Pleas use this site to talk about future development and needed...
Link to old wiki: [Native Apps Portal] Link to create new page: Native Apps Portal

Doom. Nintindo. Direct Frame Buffer. If these things excite you, you're in the right portal. nintendo doom vala-terminal vnc directfb Direct fb terminal
Link to old wiki: [New Cards For Each Messaging Conversation] Link to create new page: New Cards For Each Messaging Conversation

How to make the mesaging application create a new card for each conversation The message app can be a pain when you have multiple conversations going on. You have to swipe back and then pick...
Link to old wiki: [Next Steps: Enable the Optware Package Feed] Link to create new page: Next Steps: Enable the Optware Package Feed

After you have gained initial root access to the Pre, you will want to install a secure access mechanism for use in the future. There are several steps you should take immediately: Install the...
Link to old wiki: [Nintendo] Link to create new page: Nintendo

Nintendo emulation is now possible without having to run "Classic" for WebOS. Simply compile FCEUltra from within a Debian chroot. Demos Video of game being played Unmodified version of image @...
Link to old wiki: [Novacom with Windows 7] Link to create new page: Novacom with Windows 7

Overview The novacom installers included in the WebOS Doctor do not support being installed in Windows 7. However, if the files are unpacked and installed manually, the drivers and the novacomd...
Link to old wiki: [OMAP vibration device] Link to create new page: OMAP vibration device

The device which vibrates when the phone gets a call is able to be controlled on a rooted Pre via sysfs. This can be done manually or through shell scripts. root@castle:/# cd...
Link to old wiki: [OpenSSH Install] Link to create new page: OpenSSH Install

1. Install OpenSSH: ipkg-opt install openssh Note that the default configuration of OpenSSH does not enable SFTP. Since SCP just uses basic SSH, that works. 2. Kill the OpenSSH daemon...
Link to old wiki: [OpenVPN for Palm Pre] Link to create new page: OpenVPN for Palm Pre

There is an openvpn ipkg for the palm pre that works fine; when you install it it complains "openvpn: unsatisfied recommendation for kernel-module-tun", however the palm pre linux is compiled with...
Link to old wiki: [Optware Cross Compilation] Link to create new page: Optware Cross Compilation

A brief instruction here on how to setup optware cross build environment. For detail, see http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Optware/AddAPackageToOptware On your host Linux PC, first you'll need to...
Link to old wiki: [OS X Rooting via USB cable] Link to create new page: OS X Rooting via USB cable

Mac OS X: If you are not on a mac, follow the instructions here instead. Download the webOS image. Rename this file to .zip, and extract it. Untar resources/NovacomInstaller.pkg.tar.gz (tar...
Link to old wiki: [Packaging Homebrew Apps for Stock Pre without Rooting] Link to create new page: Packaging Homebrew Apps for Stock Pre without Rooting

How To Create Packages for Installation on a Stock Pre Brought to you by… xorg - started the initiative, host of this page simplyflipflops - discovered the install via email link (no longer...
Link to old wiki: [Pager/Nagger] Link to create new page: Pager/Nagger

I use my phone as a pager when I'm on-call at work. The Pre's notification tone is way too short and quiet to wake me up. Here's a script that will nag you by playing a .wav file every minute while...
Link to old wiki: [Page Tags] Link to create new page: Page Tags

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Link to old wiki: [PalmDatabase.db3 File] Link to create new page: PalmDatabase.db3 File

The file /var/luna/data/dbdata/PalmDatabase.db3 is an sqlite database file that appears to contain much of the personal data stored on the Pre. The information in this database, which has about 100...
Link to old wiki: [PalmVNC Terminal] Link to create new page: PalmVNC Terminal

You can install the old PalmOS PalmVNC vnc client - http://palmvnc2.free.fr/download.php - under classic, and then run a vnc server from WebOS (via a debian chroot). This is a way to get a full...
Link to old wiki: [Photos Slideshow] Link to create new page: Photos Slideshow

This will give you the option when viewing a fullscreen photo to start a slide show. This makes a great addition when on the touchstone. Since we are doing this on just the fullscreen we will only...
Link to old wiki: [Pictures from Self-Test] Link to create new page: Pictures from Self-Test

There is some interesting stuff leftover from the testing process: root@castle:/var/log/hwtest/ted# ls -F log/ pics/ The pics/ directory has what appears to be a shot taken inside the factory...
Link to old wiki: [Podcatcher] Link to create new page: Podcatcher

A couple of scripts for podcatching, podcast management, and playlist creation Motivation I wanted an on-device method for downloading podcast episodes and generating playlists, and didn't want to...
Link to old wiki: [Porting Older Apps] Link to create new page: Porting Older Apps

there is no shortage of open source license (mostly variations on mit) older javascript apps out there. Games, calculators, sketchpads, whatever. I have completed porting 4, and am working on an...
Link to old wiki: [Pre Linux Portal] Link to create new page: Pre Linux Portal

This page lists applications you can install on your Pre that run through the linux shell, and modifications you can make to the linux to make your Pre do what you want. This is distinct from webOS...
Link to old wiki: [Pre not booting? webOS Doctor How-To] Link to create new page: Pre not booting? webOS Doctor How-To

Fortunately, Palm has created a tool called webOS Doctor intended for users to easily restore their devices in the event that they do not want to boot for one reason or another. Download webOS...
Link to old wiki: [Pre Remote Control Options] Link to create new page: Pre Remote Control Options

Write blurbs / pros and cons about: via USB novacom related linux-rooting standard usb networking usbnet-setup via WiFi ad-hoc-networking reverse-tunnel Tethering Reference tethering for...
Link to old wiki: [Pre Specific Hash Codes] Link to create new page: Pre Specific Hash Codes

The following hash codes were discovered by LarrySteeze CONFIRMED: ##STICKYDIALER# (784259342537) This enables/disables the Sticky Dialer feature. The sticky dialer feature, when enabled, allows...
Link to old wiki: [Pre Terminal Options] Link to create new page: Pre Terminal Options

There are a number of ways to run a terminal on the Pre to access its own GNU/Linux command line. None of them are yet mojo apps. via Classic - vt100 terminal The simplest is simply to run a ssh...
Link to old wiki: [profile.d] Link to create new page: profile.d

After following the Bash Installation Tutorial one can use these examples below to change the bash environment. /etc/profile.d/profile.custom #this sets up the nice...
Link to old wiki: [Putty] Link to create new page: Putty

Detailed Putty Terminal Settings Detailed Putty Terminal Settings using SSh-2, DropBear and DynDNS. How to configure Putty for the Dynamic DNS to the Pre, so you can connect via Wifi and have good...
Link to old wiki: [QEMU] Link to create new page: QEMU

THIS DOES NOT WORK. REPEAT, DOES NOT WORK. THIS IS STILL BEING INVESTIGATED. 1) Grab qemu-omap3. 2) Compile (standard configure options are fine). 3) Create a full PC-partitioned disk image with a...
Link to old wiki: [QEMU webOS Emulation] Link to create new page: QEMU webOS Emulation

Extracting a valid initrd and kernel from the nova-installer-image-castle.uImage as supplied with the webOS Doctor .jar (for 1.0.2 - not figured out for 1.0.3 webOS Doctor). dd...
Link to old wiki: [Random Wallpaper Switching] Link to create new page: Random Wallpaper Switching

Goal On my desktop I have installed desktop drapes and my wallpaper switches every few hours to a random image in a wallpapers folder. I wanted to have the same functionality on my...
Link to old wiki: [Recent Changes] Link to create new page: Recent Changes

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Link to old wiki: [Replace "vi" with Fullscreen Text Editor "joe" or "nano"] Link to create new page: Replace "vi" with Fullscreen Text Editor "joe" or "nano"

If you find "vi" to be frustrating to use, there are solutions for you. Prerequisites: 1) Rooted Pre 2) Ipkg-opt & unprivileged user installed & configured 3) SSH installed 4) Connect &...
Link to old wiki: [Research Notes Portal] Link to create new page: Research Notes Portal

This page links to pages which have the results of research into the Pre. It is something of a catch-all. There may, or may not be procedural instructions. Results may be incomplete or...
Link to old wiki: [Resources] Link to create new page: Resources

Resources: This page contains various resources related to the Palm Pre. If you want to get listed here, just jump in our IRC channel and ask! PalmPre.org - Unofficial Palm Pre Fan Site
Link to old wiki: [Restore Debug Log] Link to create new page: Restore Debug Log

Jun 11, 2009 6:44:38 PM com.palm.nova.installer.recoverytool.ConfigFileMgr loadConfiguration INFO: baseBuild webOS.tar Jun 11, 2009 6:44:38 PM...
Link to old wiki: [Reverse Tunnel] Link to create new page: Reverse Tunnel

This page will explain how to do the reverse of ad-hoc-networking - set your computer up as an access point, connect to it with your pre, and then connect back to the pre from your computer. Note...
Link to old wiki: [Roam Control] Link to create new page: Roam Control

Roam Control Creating a "Roam Only" mode By default, the Pre has no "Roam Only" mode. For fringe Sprint service areas, this can be very annoying, as the phone will tend to prefer a weak Sprint...
Link to old wiki: [Rooted Pre Issues] Link to create new page: Rooted Pre Issues

Can't install App Store apps From: kdaqkdaq Subject: ajaxphpterm Date sent: 17 Jul 2009, 17:50 EST Hello Danny, Thanks for the great tutorial on ajaxphpterm! I just wanted to give you a heads-up. I...
Link to old wiki: [Running Processes] Link to create new page: Running Processes

After rooting into the phone here is a list all the running processes on the Palm Pre and what their purpose is… System...
Link to old wiki: [Running webOS in QEMU] Link to create new page: Running webOS in QEMU

QEMU is an emulator that will allow testing changes to webOS without loading them onto the Pre. The Palm webOS SDK emulator is not based on QEMU. Even if someone were to have the SDK, which no one...
Link to old wiki: [Samba Access] Link to create new page: Samba Access

This document is still a work in progress, as once the installation is complete you will have access to your Pre via your home network but it will disable audio i am still in the process of...
Link to old wiki: [Search the site] Link to create new page: Search the site

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Link to old wiki: [Setup Bash] Link to create new page: Setup Bash

Setting up Bash as a Replacment Shell for /bin/sh Preliminaries Gain root access. Setup the Optware Feed. Open the root file system to read/write with rootfs_open. Install bash ipkg-opt install...
Link to old wiki: [SFTP Access] Link to create new page: SFTP Access

Once you have rooted your Pre, it would be nice to be able to get and put files off the Pre without having to switch to usb drive mode, and copy the files over,and switch back to user mode, and...
Link to old wiki: [Show Actual Battery Percent] Link to create new page: Show Actual Battery Percent

Background The battery level fluctuates between 94% to 100% when a charging device is present. The systemui shows 100%, regardless of actual battery percent once changed to 100% while in the...
Link to old wiki: [Show allday events in calendar month view] Link to create new page: Show allday events in calendar month view

This patch will modify the calendar application to show all day events in the month view of the application. It denotes days with all day events by changing the background of the cell to be...
Link to old wiki: [Sidebar] Link to create new page: Sidebar

Welcome Page How to Join How to Edit User Controls All Pages Recent Changes Invite a Friend Members Getting Started How To Recover Basic Linux Use Enable Root Access Next steps: Enable the...
Link to old wiki: [Site Members] Link to create new page: Site Members

Members: Moderators Admins
Link to old wiki: [Splash Application] Link to create new page: Splash Application

Coming from the Treo 800w (and 3 other windows mobile phones) I am missing the 'Today' screen. I would like to research a build an app that reaches out to other applications data (using the same...
Link to old wiki: [Symlink Applications] Link to create new page: Symlink Applications

It is possible to place applications in alternate locations (eg /media/internal) and symlink them to the appropriate application folder (eg /usr/palm/applications or...
Link to old wiki: [system:page-tags] Link to create new page: system:page-tags

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Link to old wiki: [System Sounds] Link to create new page: System Sounds

Playing a sound From the command-line luna-send -n 1 palm://com.palm.audio/systemsounds/playFeedback '{"name":"shutter"}' Inside a mojo...
Link to old wiki: [Tethering] Link to create new page: Tethering

We have been politely cautioned by Palm (in private, and not by any legal team) that any discussion of tethering during the Sprint exclusivity period (and perhaps beyond—we don't know yet) will...
Link to old wiki: [Tidbits] Link to create new page: Tidbits

tictac's Tidbits This section lists various tidbits of information tictac has found. rootfs/etc/palm-build-info PRODUCT_VERSION_STRING=Palm webOS...
Link to old wiki: [Top Nav - Green nav bar contents.] Link to create new page: Top Nav - Green nav bar contents.

Latest Community Ideas Update 1.0.4 Update 1.0.3 Other Goals Tethering Contact Contributors Administrative
Link to old wiki: [Torch/Flash] Link to create new page: Torch/Flash

The Camera Flash LED - Background This is a pretty cool device. I just did some research and concluded that Palm is using the Luxeon Flash LED after looking at available products. There is a PDF...
Link to old wiki: [Track skipping using Volume Up/Down Buttons] Link to create new page: Track skipping using Volume Up/Down Buttons

Preamble You will need write permissions to the filesystem on your pre to apply this patch. To get write persmissions execute: rootfs_open -w To remount the filesystem as read-only: mount -o...
Link to old wiki: [Turn Off Missed Call Sound] Link to create new page: Turn Off Missed Call Sound

Disable sound when you miss a call If you're like me, you want to use the alarm clock and hear SMS alerts in case the NOC is on fire, but you don't want some random spam call to wake you up. Even...
Link to old wiki: [Unhide the DeveloperMode App] Link to create new page: Unhide the DeveloperMode App

1. Root your Pre. (Follow the Enabling Root Access tutorial for instructions on how to do this.) 2. SSH in. (Follow the Optware Package Feed tutorial to install and enable SSH on your phone.) 3....
Link to old wiki: [Update 1.0.3 Info] Link to create new page: Update 1.0.3 Info

I thought it'd be a good idea to create a page detailing some of the changes that were performed in 1.0.3 with regard to the posted hacks here. Confirmed Working After Update Add / Delete Pages in...
Link to old wiki: [Update 1.0.4] Link to create new page: Update 1.0.4

Put all information about Update 1.0.4 here, including changes made, current development ideas, etc. Disabled After Update Installing apps through links to .ipk files in the stock Email...
Link to old wiki: [Update Service Trace] Link to create new page: Update Service Trace

This is a trace of a captured / decrypted session from the pre updater client to Palm's updater web service (ps.palmws.com — presumably PS stands for Patch Server?) This session was captured via...
Link to old wiki: [Using Novaproxy to Gain Root Access] Link to create new page: Using Novaproxy to Gain Root Access

If you are using a mac, follow the instructions here instead of this page. Procedure: This procedure works as is with Windows XP or Vista, and can be made to work with Windows 7 by manually...
Link to old wiki: [Using Volume Buttons to Take a Picture] Link to create new page: Using Volume Buttons to Take a Picture

Note: If you are only looking for a hardware-based button to take a picture, the space bar will do that for you already. Preamble You will need write permissions to the filesystem on your Pre to...
Link to old wiki: [/usr/bin/lunaprop] Link to create new page: /usr/bin/lunaprop

lunaprop: Appears to be a key:value program for preferences. Preferences are stored in JSON format. Careful when using lunaprop though. If it cannot find the 'com.palm.*' file in /var/preferences...
Link to old wiki: [Vala Terminal] Link to create new page: Vala Terminal

Update 2009-07-04: Note that until http://trac.freesmartphone.org/ticket/446 is implemented or someone gets the touchscreen working under directfb, I'm working on DFBTerm again since there is no...
Link to old wiki: [Version] Link to create new page: Version

Version You can tell how many seconds your CPU has run in each state, and the date of manufacture and the factory shipping date by running this command. Create a file that does this for...
Link to old wiki: [VNC (Virtual Network Computing)] Link to create new page: VNC (Virtual Network Computing)

VNC on the Palm Pre NOTE: As an alternative to enabling VNC by following this tutorial, one can use PalmVNC in the Classic emulator with full control. You may download PalmVNC at:...
Link to old wiki: [webOS Doctor version 1.0.3] Link to create new page: webOS Doctor version 1.0.3

Changes: Here are the changes (excluding changes in /usr/lib/ipkg) between 1.0.2 and 1.0.3, based on the contents of the webOS Doctor jar file: File /META-INF/JARKEY.RSA differs File...
Link to old wiki: [webOS Doctor version 1.0.4] Link to create new page: webOS Doctor version 1.0.4

Changes: Here are the changes (excluding changes in /usr/lib/ipkg) between 1.0.3 and 1.0.4, based on the contents of the webOS Doctor jar file: File...
Link to old wiki: [Webos Doctor Versions] Link to create new page: Webos Doctor Versions

It seems the webOS Doctor at http://palm.cdnetworks.net/rom/pre_p100eww/webosdoctorp100ewwsprint.jar keeps changing. Note that the webOS Doctor package comes with the following...
Link to old wiki: [webOS Exploration - Various Information] Link to create new page: webOS Exploration - Various Information

webOS is a open source based operating system, running a Linux kernel based off of 2.6.24. This page serves as a collection of information and subtopics, with the end goal of gaining root access on...
Link to old wiki: [WebOS-Internals IRC Channel Policy] Link to create new page: WebOS-Internals IRC Channel Policy

This page documents the charter of the #webos-internals IRC channel on Freenode, and outlines specific policies, rules and guidelines that the channel operators will enforce. Charter The...
Link to old wiki: [Webos Programming Portal] Link to create new page: Webos Programming Portal

The basic instructions for starting programming in webOS are found in building-webos-mojo-applications. additional webOS application information can be found on these...
Link to old wiki: [Welcome to the Pre/webOS Development Wiki] Link to create new page: Welcome to the Pre/webOS Development Wiki

Intro This site is for collecting information about the inner workings of webOS, which powers everybody (else)'s favorite smart phone, the Palm Pre. If you add information which you did not...
Link to old wiki: [Windows Wifi Rooting Procedure] Link to create new page: Windows Wifi Rooting Procedure

If you have never used Linux before please look at Basic Linux Use to get an idea of linux usage before proceeding. Windows rooting via wifi This procedure works as is with Windows XP or Vista, and...
Link to old wiki: [Wireless Music Sync with Amarok 1.4] Link to create new page: Wireless Music Sync with Amarok 1.4

The great thing about Amarok 1.4.x is that you can configure pretty much anything as a media device to sync music files. I know Amarok 1.4 is old news if you're running KDE4, but I still like it...