[Community] Goldelico Replicant 4.2 with Wifi

Lukas Maerdian luk at slyon.de
Fri Mar 14 18:16:52 CET 2014


Hmm... The browser was working fine in my tests. Was there any useful
error message?
Another question: Did you connect to a WPA/WPA2 secured Wifi network?

BR,
  Lukas

2014-03-14 17:56 GMT+01:00 Josua Mayer <josua.mayer97 at gmail.com>:
> Hello everybody,
>
> Thanks to Lukas and goldelico for making this image available. Seeing the
> list of wireless networks was quite enjoyable for me.
> Ofcourse I immediately tried to start the browser to "surf the web", and it
> crashes right at startup.
> But F-Droid is working and proves that the internet is indeed accessible
> now.
> Good work everyone!
>
> Am 13.03.2014 19:35, schrieb Lukas Maerdian:
>>
>> Hi all!
>>
>> I'm glad to announce a new Replicant 4.2 testing-release for the GTA04.
>> The binary, single partition image for your GTA04 can be found here:
>>    http://download.goldelico.com/gta04/replicant/4.2/20140313-WiFi-4.2/
>>
>> The big change since the last release, is that basic wifi support is
>> now integrated. Which means you can scan for and connect to available
>> networks via the UI (incl. getting an IP address via DHCP). This makes
>> the device quite a bit more usable for testers, as you can now surf
>> the web or manage your mails. Please note that the first time boot of
>> this system will take a bit longer as usual, as some one-time tasks
>> are executed.
>>
>> To connect to your device via USB, use the Android Debug Bridge, ADB
>> should work like this:
>> * sudo adb start-server (on host)
>> * Connect USB cable.
>> * Verify the hosts fingerprint on the device (a popup should
>> atomatically open on the first time connect).
>> * adb shell (on host)
>> To get a root shell:
>> * adb root (on host)
>> * Replug USB cable
>> * adb shell (on host)
>>
>> Note that you need ADB>=v1.0.31 on your host, to be able to connect to
>> a Android device>=v4.2.2!
>>
>> If you want to get to the source of know how to help developing this
>> system, please refer to:
>> http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-replicant/page/Replicant-4/
>> http://git.goldelico.com
>>
>> Known issues:
>> * If you go to suspend while Wifi turned on/connected, wifi will be
>> broken on resume. Turning it of before suspend and back on on resume,
>> keeps it working.
>> * Older issues listed at our bug tracker:
>> http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-replicant/issues/
>>
>> Please play around with this image and post comments. Your feedback is
>> appreciated!
>>
>> Cheers,
>>    Lukas
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