Run Debian on N900 or Nokia Internet Tablets


Maemo OS is built mostly on Debian. Hence, it is quite possible to run Debian on Maemo based devices. Here’s how:

Prerequisites :

  • The Bundyo-Benson-Build – download here.
  • 1.3 GB free on one of your memory cards (this includes the built-in 2GB on the N810). After installation, it goes down to 1 GB.
  • Internet connection on your phone.

Instructions :

3 thoughts on “Run Debian on N900 or Nokia Internet Tablets”

  1. Big thanx for this wonderful tutorial, worked perfectly. What kind of apps will this run, any? Or only .deb files? Do I need an extraction app similar to win-zip? Thanx again.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>