Maemo Fremantle and Diablo SDK Virtual Image PreFinal released

2009-09-22 11:13 UTC by Jarmo Tikka

The Maemo Eclipse Integration 2nd Edition project has released new out-of-the-box ready Maemo SDK Virtual Image based on Ubuntu Intrepid Desktop and supporting VMWare, VirtualBox and QEmu. This new SDK Virtual Image include full Maemo Fremantle 5.0 SDK Beta 2 and Diablo 4.1.2 Development Environments preinstalled.


  • Image version: Maemo SDK Virtual Desktop Image - PreFinal
  • Image release date: 21.09.2009
  • Virtualization techniques supported: VMWare, VirtualBox, QEMU
  • Estimated size: 6.5GB (normal) and 1.9GB (compressed - zip format)
  • Image download link:

Ubuntu base release

Maemo SDK base releases

All the latest official updates available for Ubuntu Intrepid Desktop and Maemo SDK baselines at release date are included to the image.


  • Readme_Ubuntu_Intrepid_Desktop_SDK_Virtual_Image.txt
    - readme file for the image
  • Changed_Ubuntu_Intrepid_Desktop_Files.txt
    - added and removed packages for baseline Ubuntu release
  • License_Agreement.txt
    - license and disclaimer text
  • maemosdk_desktop_intrepid-10-08.vmx
    - the primary configuration file for a VMWare virtual machine
  • maemosdk_desktop_intrepid-10-08.vmdk
    - Maemo SDK Virtual Image file

Notice that image delivery files have been compressed and splitted to two separate delivery files using 7-Zip tool ( Compression is done using standard zip method but other tools than 7-Zip may not be able to combine splitted archive.



  • This image is out-of-the-box ready Maemo SDK Virtual Image. Image includes the latest version of Ubuntu Intrepid Desktop Edition together with full Maemo Fremantle and Diablo development environments preinstalled and configured.
  • This image is based on standard Ubuntu release with only minor updates described in 'Changed_Ubuntu_Intrepid_Desktop_files.txt' file attached to this image delivery.
  • This image includes the latest Maemo Diablo 4.1.2 SDK maintenance release and the latest Maemo Fremantle 5.0 SDK Beta 2 release development environments together with the latest Maemo Eclipse Integration PreFinal release.
  • With this image developer can use both Maemo Eclipse and command line development environments to build applications for both Maemo Fremantle and Diablo platforms.
  • This image includes installation wizards for performance tools available for VMWare and VirtualBox so that user can easily install these tools to boost network performance, for example.
  • This image is planned to be used by developers who do not want to install anything related to the base line Ubuntu distribution, Maemo SDK releases or Eclipse IDE. In fact, the developer just needs to install this Maemo SDK Virtual Image using chosen virtualization technology and install performance tools using installation tools provided with image if virtualization technology is VMWare or VirtualBox. After these very simple steps full Maemo development environment is ready to be used.

This image includes

  • Ubuntu Desktop 8.10 Intrepid Ibex
  • Maemo Fremantle and Diablo SDK environments
  • Maemo Host PC Connectivity PreFinal release
  • Maemo Eclipse Integration PreFinal release
  • Firefox web browser with bookmarks for commonly used programming APIs on Maemo
  • Python programming environment on Scratchbox (i386 and ARMEL targets) and on Eclipse IDE
  • C/C++ programming environments on Scratchbox (i386 and ARMEL targets) and on Eclipse IDE
  • Installer for Official VMWare Tools
  • Installer for Open VMWare Tools
  • Installer for VirtuaBox GuestAdditions

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