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Hi I would ask this in the developer forum but i can't post there yet so I'm stuck here...I was wondering if it would be possible to get webos on the kindle fire 2nd gen I know its not the popular but I think webos would be a great addition to the list of os's we could run...Thanks for reading this.
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Wow, never heard of it, had to look it up... Well if its open source it might be possible, but it doesn't look like its using a android base, only a Linux base from what I read. And yes I know android is Linux based but there's some stuff that's compiled a certain way for android Linux. Like the fact we use a android arm compiler and such and some android options in the kernel defconfig. I don't have time to look into it myself, I already am trying to debug Firefox OS, which from what I heard may be similar to webOS in the sense I think both are HTML driven. I have a port running on the 7" HD, shouldn't take much doing to compile a build for the other models as well, I just haven't gotten around to it. I might take a look at webOS's source code just to see what kinda porting process it has but from what I read its more of an os used on TV's than phones at the moment. Then again that was wiki.

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I forgot about Firefox os I think it would be awesome to have it running I could try and help you port it if you wouldn't mind guiding me a little in the beginning. I will also see about porting web os myself but it could take along time.

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My Firefox port is pretty much ready to compile for the other kindles theoretically, I just might have to adjust some selinux properties like I did on the 7" that overlapped with ones set by hashcode. I was just holding off on building it for the other devices because of numerous bugs I've been trying to fix but I don't know c++ and I haven't had any devs volunteer. I might run a build off sometime this week I'll let you test since I don't have the device. I might have to clear my Firefox os source code directory out soon to make room for a project I'm trying to do on a old pos phone that has hardly any support. Long story short I'm cheap, have no micro-sdcard's handy, and can't flash any ROMs on it from cwm without a sdcard so I said why not compile twrp... Then I found out that I couldn't find any of the device tree published for the cm 10.1 build... But yea maybe I'll build a test build and see if it works, more than likely though I'm assuming video playback will be broken. If you know any c++ and want to help with porting I have the source code published on my github with some instructions, just look at my thread in the 7" dev section. Not sure if I committed the gralloc fix changes yet to the repo so it switches out of shmem.

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I don't know any c++ but within the next few months I'll hopefully be getting into college for c++ and java and I do plan on learning a little before then so hopefully with enough work we could get Firefox os running just as good as android on these tablets

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Sweet, I should try signing up again this year and see if I can get in myself. Had issues in the past because I don't have an SAT on record due to some unfortunate circumstances.

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im going to my community college and i'll be able to take the SAT placement test there that might be something you could look into i dont know how community colleges to it other states or cities but where i live thats an option
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I assume we can take SAT's here at the colleges but I graduated highschool about 3 years ago so I need some prepping.

Well good news is I updated some of the setup so now I can begin a port for kf2, bad news is I am missing something from my manifest I assume, and so I keep getting a nice "no rule to make target" error, I have a theory as to what I'm missing but I'm not positive.

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Awesome I can't wait until Firefox is on here and due to some health issues ( flu like cold ) I havent touched my computer in a few days I should get back to working on stuff today of tomorrow tho

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