slonopotamus edited this page Jan 6, 2011 · 1 revision

X11 setup

Install sys-apps/n8x0-env with USE='X' from n8x0 overlay.

Run rc-update add nokia-tablets-pointercal default

Uncomment following line in /etc/ts.conf:

module_raw input

Create /etc/X11/xorg.conf with following contents.

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier      "monitor"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier      "device"
    Driver          "omapfb"
    Option          "fb" "/dev/fb0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier      "screen"
    Device          "device"
    Monitor         "monitor"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier      "touchpad"
    Driver          "tslib"
    Option          "Device" "/dev/input/event3"
    Option          "EmulateRightButton" "1"
Option		"CorePointer" "true"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier	"keypad"
Driver		"evdev"
Option		"Device" "/dev/input/event2"
Option		"CoreKeyboard" "true"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier	"pwrbutton"
Driver		"evdev"
Option		"Device" "/dev/input/event0"
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier      "layout"
    Screen          "screen"
    InputDevice     "touchpad"
InputDevice	"keypad"
InputDevice	"pwrbutton"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
Option "AutoAddDevices" "False"
EndSection

If you're using xf86-video-fbdev instead of xf86-video-omapfb, replace Device section with following:

Section "Device"
    Identifier      "device"
    Driver          "fbdev"
EndSection

Install any desktop environment (lxde-meta/kde-meta/gnome/whatever).

Create user for yourself and set password.

With xdm

Configure /etc/conf.d/xdm.

Run rc-update add xdm default and reboot into Gentoo. If you did everything right, you'll see xdm welcome screen.

WARNING N800 doesn't have keyboard, so if you chose xdm method (without autologin), you won't be able to enter login/password.

Without xdm

Configure XSESSION variable in /etc/rc.conf.

Add following command to local_start function in /etc/conf.d/local so X starts on boot

su - <user_login> -l -c startx &

Reboot into Gentoo and you should see X desktop.

On-screen keyboard

  • For GTK-based environment install app-accessibility/florence from n8x0 overlay
  • For KDE install kde-misc/kvkbd
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