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LuneOS project still progressing

It’s been quite a while since our last release and we’ve been keeping quiet lately. Some of the team members have also enjoyed some well deserved time off in the meanwhile as well. The majority of what we’ve been working on hasn’t been and isn’t ready for public consumption.

But quite a lot of things have happened in the past couple of months.

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UPDATE: Forums and Communities fixed (webOS 2.x and up) for webOS Nation browsing

If you have Forums and/or Communities (ipk download) for the TouchPad, you’ll notice webOS Nation forums aren’t working. The good news is, there’s a fix for it for Forums AND Communities (now). The bad news is there’s no fix for it in Communities…yet.

Sadly Forums is dead for webOS 1.x with the change to https. No amount of backup from a working 2.x device and restoration to a 1.x device will help. It was already pretty crippled anyway but this is the nail in the coffin. 🙁

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Video: iPhone X goes head to head with Palm Pre for some reason

Tech-tuber, Tim Schofield, dug out a Palm Pre today to do a comparison video of the iPhone X and the original Palm Pre with equal parts “Apple finally copied webOS” and “this weird device is old, lolz” sprinkled in.

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Guide: Cleaning out the /var partition when full

Just like an older car, with any webOS device these days, you have to perform some maintenance to keep it running smoothly. And one of those maintenance items you have to do on your webOS device is cleaning out the “var” (variable data) partition.

If your webOS device has any of the following symptoms, the trouble could be that your “var” partition is full, or nearly full:

  1. Unable to download files, or play streaming media.
  2. Can’t install or update webOS apps.
  3. Trouble downloading new e-mails.
  4. Generally sluggish, or very slow to respond to gestures.

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