Archive for February, 2010

Shishen Sho compiled for N900

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

I’ve recalled about my old Shishen Sho game, originally developed for N810 (Maemo4) and I was wondering if it would compile for N900 (Maemo5). Well, after some minor corrections to make it work in a more recent version of Vala, it compiled. You can downloaded it here:

Disclaimer: It’s compiled “as is”, with no adaption for sliding menus, no new hardware keys and no new fancy features. It just works and will let you have a good time while waiting for the bus.

La Fonera support

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Do you have a Fonera (version 1) router? Now Meiga can talk to it to redirect ports, so content sharing to the Internet is going to be easier for you from now on.

By now this feature is only in the git HEAD, but stay tuned for more features to come and for a new release to be published.

Meiga 0.3.2 released

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

This new release doesn’t use GtkBuilder anymore, so the GUI problems caused by incompatibilities between GtkBuilder versions shouldn’t be noticed now.

Files are now iterated instead of being mapped into memory. This makes Meiga a little bit slower but allows execution on low memory machines, as suggested by Steven.

Meiga now also works in Karmic. Just use the Jaunty packages and they will work fine. You can get it from