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How to encode video files for playback on the tablet

See video encoding for information on encoding media for playback (or streaming to) the tablet.

How to get more memory to install applications

See booting from a flash card to find out how to gain extra room by moving the system to a flash card.

How to get root

See root access for information on how to get superuser permissions.

What alternative operating systems are available

See alternative operating systems for information about other OSes that can be run on tablets.


What is the difference between Maemo and

Maemo refers to the software platform developed by Nokia and refers to the community interested in this platform and related software and devices (more).

Where to report problems

Software problems are reported as bugs - please be gentle with the Bugsquad team. Contact Nokia Support for serious problems with your device during the warranty period. In case of doubt use the Talk forum.

What is the Community Council

The Community Council is a team of volunteers representing the community and interfacing with Nokia.


What is Maemo 5 / Fremantle

Fremantle is the codename of Maemo 5, which is the next major release after OS2008 / Maemo 4.1 / Diablo

Will Maemo 5 run in the Internet Tablets?

Not officially but perhaps through the Mer community project. Maemo 5 is optimized for the OMAP3 architecture, the N810 and N800 are based in OMAP2 and the 770 in OMAP1 (discussion).