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Das Lab hat gratis fünf Freepads von Arc-Computer.de bekommen.
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== Freepad ==
  
== Hardware ==
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<div class="tright" style="clear:none">[[Bild:Freepad 3.jpg|thumbnail|Freepad turned upside down (Top: Battery, Center: RAM)]]</div>
* x86 kompatibler "Geode"-Microcontroller (National Semiconductor, 166 MHz)
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<div class="tright" style="clear:none">[[Bild:Freepad 1.jpg|thumbnail|A Freepad]]</div>
* 16 MByte FlashROM beziehungsweise 32 MByte Hauptspeicher
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The owner of [http://Arc-Computer.de Arc-Computer] sent us five Freepads for free!
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Before using the Freepads the first time, please make sure the battery is connected to Freepad Motherboard (otherwise, you'll only be able to use it while being connected to the power adapter). To connect the battery you'll need to turn it upside down, unscrew the top three screws and connect the battery to the mainboard.
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=== Hardware ===
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[[Bild:Freepad offen.jpg|thumbnail|Freepad opened up]]
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* x86 compatible "Geode"-Microcontroller (National Semiconductor, 166 MHz)
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* 16 MByte FlashROM / 32 MByte Maincache
 
* DECT
 
* DECT
* Smarcard Reader
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* Smartcard Reader on COM1.
* Audio-In, Audio-Out
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* Audio-In, Audio-Out (Process "audiod" is locking the audio device, kill it to use it yourself)
* Microphone, Lautsprecher
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* Microphone, Stereospeakers
* Touchscreen (800x600?)
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* Touchscreen (800x600 resolution?)
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* contains an IDE compatible Disk on Chip (DOC) Module
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=== Software ===
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* [http://www.microwindows.org/ Nano-X] (vormals 'Microwindows') as Display System
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* Opera as Browser
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* ae as editor
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==== Dashboard ====
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The default Dashboard is customizable in an XML file, most of the config files are in ''/config''.
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=== History ===
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FreePad is developed in a joint effort beetween the
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Norwegian company Screen Media AS and the
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German company Dosch & Amand Gmbh
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Main subcontracted companies:
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Opera Software (browser engine)
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Inventec (production)
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Please look to
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www.screenmedia.no    www.dosch-amand.com
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www.operasoftware.com
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-- [http://web.archive.org/web/20010212142800/http://www.screenmedia.no/companies.html Source]
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discontinued websites via the waybackmachine:
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* http://web.archive.org/web/20010211110802/www.screenmedia.no/infosider.html
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* http://web.archive.org/web/20020208134326/www.dosch-amand.com/02_products/2_2_mobile_stations/freepad/en/index.htm
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* http://web.archive.org/web/20011201195346/www.dosch-amand.com/02_products/2_2_mobile_stations/freepad/de/index.htm
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<br />
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Heise Newsticker, 11.12.2000, German
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* http://www.heise.de/newsticker/Web-Pad-unter-Linux-mit-Internet-Zugang-per-DECT--/meldung/13815
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== hackpad™ ==
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=== Ideas ===
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have the '''hackpad™''':
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* as input/stats device on the RepRap machine
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* as interactive MetaDoor device
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* as mobile webdevice
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* as great system control (turn lights/music/etc. on/off)
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* as VoIP phone (DECT + DECT-PCI-VoIP device)
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=== Root Access (local) ===
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[[Bild:Freepad root.jpg|thumbnail|Freepad with shell]]
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Root-Access on an Out-Of-The-Box Freepad:
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* connect USB-Keyboard
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* turn the device on
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* wait until the webbrowser has loaded
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* CTRL-ALT-F2 will bring up the shell - you are root!
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You may switch between the default Nano-X Window Manager on CTRL-ALT-F1, to two shells residing on CTRL-ALT-F2 and CTRL-ALT-F3
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== An another project with Freepad ==
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DamnSmallLinux (DSL) booting on an ancient FreePad
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* http://vimeo.com/37025280">
  
== Software ==
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[[Kategorie:English]]
* NanoX als Display System
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* Opera als Browser
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Aktuelle Version vom 15. August 2012, 13:10 Uhr

Freepad

Freepad turned upside down (Top: Battery, Center: RAM)
A Freepad

The owner of Arc-Computer sent us five Freepads for free!

Before using the Freepads the first time, please make sure the battery is connected to Freepad Motherboard (otherwise, you'll only be able to use it while being connected to the power adapter). To connect the battery you'll need to turn it upside down, unscrew the top three screws and connect the battery to the mainboard.


Hardware

Freepad opened up
  • x86 compatible "Geode"-Microcontroller (National Semiconductor, 166 MHz)
  • 16 MByte FlashROM / 32 MByte Maincache
  • DECT
  • Smartcard Reader on COM1.
  • Audio-In, Audio-Out (Process "audiod" is locking the audio device, kill it to use it yourself)
  • Microphone, Stereospeakers
  • Touchscreen (800x600 resolution?)
  • contains an IDE compatible Disk on Chip (DOC) Module


Software

  • Nano-X (vormals 'Microwindows') as Display System
  • Opera as Browser
  • ae as editor

Dashboard

The default Dashboard is customizable in an XML file, most of the config files are in /config.

History

FreePad is developed in a joint effort beetween the
Norwegian company Screen Media AS and the
German company Dosch & Amand Gmbh

Main subcontracted companies:
Opera Software (browser engine)
Inventec (production)

Please look to
www.screenmedia.no    www.dosch-amand.com
www.operasoftware.com 

-- Source

discontinued websites via the waybackmachine:


Heise Newsticker, 11.12.2000, German

hackpad™

Ideas

have the hackpad™:

  • as input/stats device on the RepRap machine
  • as interactive MetaDoor device
  • as mobile webdevice
  • as great system control (turn lights/music/etc. on/off)
  • as VoIP phone (DECT + DECT-PCI-VoIP device)

Root Access (local)

Freepad with shell

Root-Access on an Out-Of-The-Box Freepad:

  • connect USB-Keyboard
  • turn the device on
  • wait until the webbrowser has loaded
  • CTRL-ALT-F2 will bring up the shell - you are root!

You may switch between the default Nano-X Window Manager on CTRL-ALT-F1, to two shells residing on CTRL-ALT-F2 and CTRL-ALT-F3

An another project with Freepad

DamnSmallLinux (DSL) booting on an ancient FreePad