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Xecutah has been upgraded to release status, and is no longer considered beta.
 
Xecutah has been upgraded to release status, and is no longer considered beta.
 
Experimental updates can be found in the [http://www.webos-internals.org/wiki/Testing_Feeds testing feeds]. This are considered beta versions and potentially unstable.  
 
Experimental updates can be found in the [http://www.webos-internals.org/wiki/Testing_Feeds testing feeds]. This are considered beta versions and potentially unstable.  
 
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=== License ===
 
Please be aware that org.webosinternals.xecutah is licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html GPLv2].
 
 
Code from Xecutah cannot be used by a closed source application.  If you want to use them in a non-GPLv2 but otherwise open source application, please contact the [mailto:support@webos-internals.org authors].
 
  
 
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== Repository ==
 
== Repository ==
 
Xecutah is housed in the applications/Xecutah git repository at http://git.webos-internals.org/
 
Xecutah is housed in the applications/Xecutah git repository at http://git.webos-internals.org/
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Code from Xecutah cannot be used by a closed source application.  If you want to use them in a non-GPLv2 but otherwise open source application, please contact the [mailto:support@webos-internals.org authors].

Revision as of 14:53, 16 September 2011


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Xecutah - Version: 0.9.0 (16 September 2011)



Summary

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Xecutah allows you to start an X Windows System server in a webOS card, and run other X applications on that server. This app is available to the Pre, Pixi, Palm Pre2, Veer, and Touchpad (running 3.0.2).

Xecutah requires webOS 1.4.0 or later to function. Do not try to install it on earlier webOS versions, it will not work.


Key features

Related packages

  • XServer - Used to display X Windows applications on webOS
  • XTerm - Used to provide a Linux command-line interface on webOS.
  • Ubuntu Chroot - Provides chroot installation for Ubuntu OS
  • Debian Chroot - Provides chroot installation for Debian OS


Status

Xecutah has been upgraded to release status, and is no longer considered beta. Experimental updates can be found in the testing feeds. This are considered beta versions and potentially unstable.


Installing Xecutah

  1. Open Preware
  2. Let Preware update the packages
  3. Type Xecutah (the letters will appear at the top in the header to indicate you are going to search.)
  4. Press Enter
  5. Open Xecutah package details by tapping on the Xecutah entry from the search
  6. Tap Install at the bottom of the screen


Usage

Main

Xecutah Main.png
You can select which X-Windows application to execute from this screen.


Always start the XServer entry first before selecting your next selection.


Preferences

Xecutah Pref.png
In the main section on the top bar on the left side is a menu that takes you to the preference screen. On the preference screen, you can select what type of theme for the Xecutah app to display in. The current options are Palm Default and Palm Dark.

Known bugs

  • No support for the ESC key yet


Changelog


For those interested, the full Changelog can be found here. Listed below is the Changelog since the public release.

0.9.0
  • Public release



Repository

Xecutah is housed in the applications/Xecutah git repository at http://git.webos-internals.org/


License

Please be aware that org.webosinternals.xecutah is licensed under the GPLv2.

Code from Xecutah cannot be used by a closed source application. If you want to use them in a non-GPLv2 but otherwise open source application, please contact the authors.