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Homebrew app installation is a fairly simple and easy process, so it is suitable for those that do not have a lot of computer know-how.
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Revision as of 07:23, 24 July 2009


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1=Look below and choose the option that is best for you/

Homebrew app installation is a fairly simple and easy process, so it is suitable for those that do not have a lot of computer know-how.

The second option is best for those that have some computer know-how and want to get to know how their Pre works a little bit more. This option requires a lot more work, however.


Recommended for Non-Computer-Savvy Folks


{{#icon:Favorites.png|Getting Started|48|Tutorials_webOS_Installing_An_Ipk}} Getting Started

Only want to install a few Homebrew Apps without having to "hack" into the Pre? Have no idea what hacking into the Pre is? Then these very simple, tech savvy-free steps are for you. There's only a couple, don't be scared. :)

{{#icon:WebOS.png|Webos Applications|48|Portal:webOS_Applications}} webOS Apps & Tutorials

Already able to add apps? Then check out the homebrew apps made by our users and affiliates.

Recommended for Beginner-Advanced Computer Users


{{#icon:Linux_With_Pre_Screwdriver.png|Getting Started|48|Portal:Accessing_Linux}} webOS Apps & Tutorials

Do you want to take the extra risk of hacking the Palm Pre? Or do you have a good understanding of Linux or programing? (For those that understand: This is for accessing the underlying Linux internals of the Pre.)

{{#icon:Applications-development.png|Development Tools|48}} Development Tools

Get all the tools you need to make your own applications, to access you Palm Pre's Linux codes, for cross-compiling, etc,


Need help/Want to contribute?

{{#icon:System-help.png|Development Tools|48|Portal:Community}} IRC

Download a IRC client and join us in #webos-internals

The same rules apply as those on the wiki for discussion.