This site is for collecting information about the inner workings of webOS, which powers everybody (else)'s favorite smart phone, the Palm Pre. If you add information which you did not discover yourself, please try to give credit to the original researcher. Also, please do not add information that has not been confirmed. This is meant to be a collection of facts, and our site is growing quickly, so organization may sometimes be lacking. Feel free to check out [[[system:list-all-pages | all of the pages on this wiki]]]!
Disclaimer: Enacting any set of instructions from this site is very likely to void your warranty. Use any information from this site at your own risk. At the very least, you should be prepared to lose all data on your phone at any time. Our intention is that you should be able to recover using the [*http://www.palm.com/ROM webOS Doctor] should anything go wrong, but we give no guarantee.
Things which are Appropriate here:
- Information about the file system and hidden files
- Gaining access to the Linux operating system
- Modifying and enhancing the Linux
- Firewall info
- Native applications
- Modifying system settings
- Accessing third-party services
Things Inappropriate for this Wiki:
- Asking basic questions that could be answered by searching Google and/or the Pre forums
- Anything related to ringtones ;)
- Anything **blatantly** illegal in the United States. No copyrighted material! Fair Use and DMCA exemptions are at the moderators' discretion, which will not be lenient.
- Palm copyrighted code may NOT be posted here OR in the IRC channel. You have been warned, and from this and all points may be kicked and/or banned.
Convention / Etiquette:
- Pages should not be created prematurely, but sometimes are, without all the facts regarding possible breaking/borking of something, so please keep this in mind. Please try not to create a page that is misleading to users. Thoroughly test your mod (if it is one), or put up a disclaimer!
- Updates to the pages on this site come in continuously, given their authors find the time. Bear this in mind. Methods for tweaking are subject to change!
- **Please do not create orphaned pages.** At a minimum link to new pages through one of the portal pages below with a //**Work in Progress**// title at the top.
- Basic guidelines and rules of the internet and IRC do apply in these respective zones.
- [*http://www.precentral.net/ PreCentral.net] The most active Pre-centric forums and the largest source for homebrew apps.
- [*http://www.everythingpre.com/ everythingpre]
- [*http://www.howardforums.com/ howard forums] - Good for a wide variety of general phone / carrier info
- [*http://www.theiphonewiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page the iPhone Wiki] - A great example of an organized hack wiki, as well as lots of valuable technical information about boot loaders, buffer overflow exploits, and more
- [*http://palmpre.org PalmPre.org] - Unofficial Palm Pre Fan site