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== How to enter recovery mode ==
 
== How to enter recovery mode ==
 
Hold volume up + home + power together.
 
Hold volume up + home + power together.
 
== How to connect to wifi ==
 
First enable to therface with
 
<pre>sudo ip link set wlan0 up</pre>
 
Then add this to /etc/network/interfaces
 
<pre>auto lo
 
iface lo inet loopback
 
auto wlan0
 
iface wlan0 inet dhcp</pre>
 
Then run <pre>echo 'wpa_supplicant_args="-i wlan0 -D wext"' | sudo tee /etc/conf.d/wpa_supplicant</pre>
 
Then add the ssid and passphrase for the network
 
<pre>wpa_passphrase <SSID> | sudo tee /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf</pre>
 
Then restart the services
 
<pre>sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
 
sudo /etc/init.d/wpa_supplicant restart</pre>
 
Finally check for a connection and enable dhcp
 
<pre>iw wlan0 link
 
sudo udhcpc -b -i wlan0</pre>
 
If it worked then <pre>ip a</pre> Should show an ip address
 
  
 
== About 3D ==
 
== About 3D ==

Revision as of 21:23, 23 December 2019

Samsung Galaxy SIII mini
Samsung Galaxy SIII mini
Samsung Galaxy SIII mini
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy SIII mini
Codename samsung-golden
Released 2012
Category testing
Original software Android 4.1.1
Hardware
Chipset ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
CPU 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU ARM Mali-400 MP1
Display 480x800 AMOLED
Storage 8GB
Memory 1GB
Architecture armv7
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Works
WiFi
Works
Xwayland
Works
FDE
Works
Mainline
Works
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Works
Accelerometer
Works
Audio
Bluetooth
Partial
Camera
Broken
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
Partial



Contributors

Maintainer(s)

Users owning this device


How to enter flash mode

Hold volume down + home + power together, then press volume up to bypass warning.

How to enter recovery mode

Hold volume up + home + power together.

About 3D

3D acceleration is possible as seen in linux sunxi
http://linux-sunxi.org/Mali

Installation

View Installation guide.

Experience

The best user interface to install is XFCE4. Other ones do lag, or just don't respond. Especially KDE Plasma.

See also