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You can use both Sailfish OS Emulator and real armv7hl or i486 device running latest Sailfish OS.
Only SFOS 2.1.x.x ! (and later?)
This same works also for Sailfish Emulator
First as precautionary measure we should change Default USB mode to be Developer mode. Allow Remote connection from Developer tools and set password for remote connection. And also backup Jolla's lipstick, just in case:
pkcon install --only-download lipstick-jolla-home-qt5 cp /var/cache/zypp/packages/jolla/non-oss/armv7hl/lipstick-jolla-home-qt5-* /home/nemo/
Next lets add latest (note: this is master branch of lipstick-glacier-home-qt5) Glacier repo:
for Emulator and i486 devices:
ssu ar nemo-devel-ux http://repo.merproject.org/obs/nemo:/devel:/ux/sailfish_latest_i486/
for armv7hl devices:
ssu ar nemo-devel-ux http://repo.merproject.org/obs/nemo:/devel:/ux/sailfish_latest_armv7hl/
Then refresh packages:
Next step is to install Glacier packages:
pkcon install lipstick-glacier-home-qt5
If lipstick doesn't restart automatically:
systemctl --user restart lipstick
If you want to try Glacier components in use:
pkcon install qt5-qtquickcontrols-nemo-examples
If you want to uninstall Glacier, I don't see any reason, but here are the instructions:
ssu dr nemo-devel-ux pkcon remove lipstick-glacier-home-qt5 pkcon install lipstick-jolla-home-qt5
In case of panic
If something goes wrong and display stays black after restarting lipstick, you need to install Jolla's lipstick back.
Plug USB to your SFOS device and to your computer. SSH to your device with compter:
192.168.2.15 is the default address, if you have changed this, insert changed one Then lets install backuped lipstick-jolla-home
pkcon install-local lipstick-jolla-home-qt5-*
First download the SailfishOS Software Development Kit: https://sailfishos.org/wiki/Application_SDK
Our SDK has been verified on the following systems:
- Ubuntu 14.04 32/64 bit
- Windows 8 32/64 bit
- OS X 10.9.2
- It should work on other Linux flavours as well, but at this stage, its functionality on other host environments has not been fully verified.
- A host machine running a Linux/Windows/OS X operating system.
- Oracle’s VirtualBox version 4.1.18 or higher pre-installed on the host machine. You should use the VirtualBox that is compatible with your distribution.
- About 5GB of free disk space.
- 4GB of RAM or more is recommended.
Next download the ready made SFOS with Glacier UX vbox image: https://cloud.disroot.org/s/NneoSnjJWbKqXHn
Extract the tar, for example, to ~/SailfishOS/emulator/
Open Oracle VM VirtualBox application and select 'SailfishOS Emulator'. Open the 'Settings' of selected VM and from there select 'Storage'. Then continue to change 'sailfishos.vdi' to our extracted VM image 'SFOSGlacier.vdi'.
To get latest nemo packages follow https://wiki.merproject.org/wiki/Nemo/Glacier/Installing#Installing.