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Archos 101 internet tablet: Activate WLAN HTTP proxy settings in Android WebView

Since firmware version 2.1.8 the Archos 101 internet tablet supports HTTP proxy settings. The proxy settings can be configured under “Settings > Wireless & network > wifi proxy settings”. To enable the HTTP proxy settings in a WebView one has to call WebView.enablePlatformNotifications() in the Activity’s onCreate() method: public class YourActivity extends Activity { @Override […]

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Windows 7 64bit: ADB (Android Debug Bridge) & Archos 101 internet tablet

Here are short step-by-step instructions how to connect ADB (Android Debug Bridge) with an Archos 101 internet tablet on Windows 7 64bit. IMHO, the instructions should also work on 32bit systems. After you have installed the Android SDK (see http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) follow the instructions below: Download the Archos ADB drivers ftp://support.archos.com/ARCHOS%20it/ADB/adb_winusb_driver.zip Add a new line with […]

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yaVDR 0.3.0a & Asus M3N78-EM: ACPI-WakeUp Howto

Here are the step by step instructions to set up ACPI-WakeUp for an Asus M3N78-EM mainboard and yaVDR 0.3.0a: Disable “Power On By RTC Alarm” in the BIOS settings (Power > APM Configuration). Edit /etc/vdr/vdr-addon-acpiwakeup.conf: ACPI_ENABLED=yesACPI_ENABLED=yes Edit /etc/default/rcS: UTC=yesUTC=yes Create the custom template /etc/yavdr/templates_custom/etc/default/grub/10_main (you may have to create the directories under /etc/yavdr/templates_custom)*: GRUB_DEFAULT=saved GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 […]

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Hide Android (software) buttons on Archos 101 internet tablet

On the Android tablet Archos 101 internet tablet the Android buttons (Home, Menu, Back and Search) are software buttons, and not hardware buttons like on most other Android devices. To hide theses Android buttons in your app, one has to add the following permission to AndroidManifest.xml (none-Archos devices that do not know the permission will […]

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yaVDR 0.3.0a: Antec Fusion Remote Black LCD and IR receiver configuration

Here is a short summary how I configured my yaVDR 0.3.0a system to work with the LCD and IR receiver that are integrated in the Antec Fusion Remote HTPC enclosure (here is a complete overview of my hardware configuration). Install the imonlcd plug-in: # sudo apt-get install vdr-plugin-imonlcd# sudo apt-get install vdr-plugin-imonlcd Use the following […]

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