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Linux and Android for T-Mobile Wing
Welcome to our project wiki. We aim to bring Linux and Google's Android operating systems to the T-Mobile Wing and HTC Herald / Atlas platforms.
Currently, the Angstrom 2007.12 Linux distribution featuring the 2.6.25 kernel and debugging / development utilities operate on many Wing and Herald phones, along with a minimally functional Android installation. The system boots using the HaRet boot system, so no flashing is involved. The kernel is based on the work done by the linwizard project.
Current guides detail repartitioning an SD card to contain the Linux distribution, along with some swap space for some extra breathing room.
Join us at #wing-linux on freenode.org!
NEW Check out the Videos? page for some shots of Wing Linux and Android in action!
The latest release is 0.2. It requires a repartitioned SD card to operate (instructions included in the file). Get it here.
Call for Developers
If you have a T-Mobile Wing, HTC Atlas, or HTC Herald and would like to help, we're looking for developers familiar with Linux programming and especially kernel development. While we do have a working kernel for some, a great many things, like GSM, wireless/bluetooth, and sound are not working yet. Shoot us an email or drop by #wing-linux on freenode.org if you're interested!
June 14th, 2009
We've just completed our first test of the CAB file installer for Wing Linux 0.3pre3. There's a copy up in the Downloads section under Wing Linux Development -- grab a copy and enjoy!
June 13th, 2009
Wing Linux version 0.3pre3 is out! This version includes lots of usability updates to Android, as well as a complete build system for everything. Additionally, no more partitioning is necessary! Keyboard functionality is greatly improved, and Android now boots as the default.
Grab your copy from the Development? section and let us know how it works!
June 4th, 2009
Wing Linux version 0.3pre2 went out today for testing. This version includes changes to the kernel that hopefully fix the white screen issue that's plagued some of our users from the beginning. Additionally, all buttons on the Wing now fire events, and many of them are mapped into Android. The keyboard symbols and numbers are now mapped exactly as they are on the phone and in WM6 (in console mode only).
This release, like the previous one, also includes Android 1.5 (Cupcake).
You can grab a copy in the Development? section on this site.
Join us in #wing-linux if you have problems with this release.