WebOS Internals:Policies and guidelines

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This page lists the established policies and recommended guidelines for use of WebOS Internals. It is modeled after Wikipedia:Policies and guidelines.


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.


  • 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
  • etc.


  • 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 nor in the IRC channel. You have been warned, and from this and all points may be kicked and/or banned.


If you add information which you did not discover yourself, please try to give credit to the original researcher.

Convention / etiquette

  • Pages should not be created prematurely, but sometimes are, without all the facts regarding possibly breaking something, so please keep this in mind. Please try not to create a page that is misleading to users. Thoroughly test your modifications, or put up a disclaimer!
  • Updates to the pages on this site come in continuously, when their authors find the time. Bear this in mind. Methods for tweaking are subject to change!
  • Please do not create orphaned pages. At minimum, link to new pages through one of the portal pages.
  • Basic guidelines and rules of the internet and IRC do apply in these respective zones.