Zaurus PDA Demo
Run the Qtopia operating enviroment on your desktop.
If you haven't seen a Zaurus at work, you can down load and run this demo of the
operating system. It creates a virtual framebuffer and runs the Qtopia operating system
You can experiment with the programs, try out, and learn to use the Zaurus before you purchase
(1) The demo file is located here.
Installing Qtopia on
Save the file qpe-1.3.1-bin-x86.tar.gz to your home directory.
Note you need a Linux operating system.
(2) Untar the file by using the command:
tar -zxvf qpe-1.3.1-bin-x86.tar.gz
This will create a sub directory in your home directory.
(3) Change to that directory. cd qpe-1.3.1-bin-x86
(4) Launch the demo with the command ./start_demo
You should be rewarded with the main screen of the Zaurus.
Have fun playing with the Zaurus / Qtopia system.
In the meantime, if you haven't already purchased your Zaurus,
click the picture to get one.
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