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Basic test of the UME desktop. Can be performed or mobile hardware or in Xnest on a development machine.

Environment Setup


  • Launch the UME environment - launch 'hildon-desktop'

    • Outside the target, in a shell enter:
      • # xhost +SI:localuser:root

      Inside the target terminal:
      • # ume-xephyr-start this script does the following:
        • # apt-get install xserver-xephyr # export DISPLAY=:0 # /etc/init.d/dbus start # xinit /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc -- /usr/bin/Xephyr :2 -host-cursor -screen 1024x600x32 -dpi 96 -ac


  • Download the latest image from the [http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/moblin/hardy/ : Build Area]

  • Insert Empty USB thumbdrive.

  • Open Moblin Image Creator and go to: Tools -> Write USB Image

  • Browse to the *.img file you retrieved from the Build Area and create the image to thumbdrive
  • Insert thumbdrive into MID device and restart the device. be sure you have downloaded the correct build for the chipset in your test device

Test Cases

General Distribution Characteristics

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-general : Cases]

  • Moblin Compliance to version 1.0
  • Applications and other UI elements must be consistent with the MID application design guide
  • Built for a 32-bit platform
  • Licensing terms for all components
  • List of known non-open source components that will be included.


[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-kernel : Cases]

  • Use kernel version 2.6.21 or later
  • Enable tickless idle

Device Drivers

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-drivers : Cases]

  • WLAN Support
  • WiMax Support

  • WWAN Support
  • SDIO Support
  • Touchscreen Support
  • GPS Support
  • BlueTooth Support

  • Graphics – support x.org 7.1 or newer plus x11 2d driver, mesa 3d driver, agpgart kernel module, DRM kernel module and kernel frame buffer driver
  • Video Decode Acceleration
  • USB Client Support
  • Poulsbo chipset support (PCI IDs)
  • HD Audio – kernel patch to support chipset and ALSA codec driver
  • USB Camera Support

Bluetooth Profiles

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-bluetooth : Cases]

  • Support the Generic Access Profile
  • Support the Service Discovery Profile
  • Support the Hands Free Profile (HFP) Used by VIOP
  • Support the Generic Object Exchange Profile (GOEP)
  • Support the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • Support the Human Interface Device Profile (HID)
  • Support the Headset Profile (HSP)

Power and Thermal Management

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-power : Cases]

  • ACPI 2.0 support, including support for the new C6 idle state
  • Thermal Management Optimizations


[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-footprint : Cases]

  • Platform memory 192MB
  • Use a maximum of 500MB

Performance (Excludes BIOS Times)

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-performance : Cases]

  • With platform in Hibernate state, time from user pressing power on button to desktop UI being fully responsive <= 16 sec

  • Time from user pressing sleep button to platform going to S3 state (not just display going blank) <= 7 sec

  • With platform in S3 state, time from user pressing wake-up button to desktop UI being fully responsive <= 7 sec

  • When the platform is Cold booted (i.e. when device probe, etc is required), the time from user pressing power on button to desktop UI being fully responsive <= 37 sec

User Interface

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-ui : Cases]

  • Include a MID-optimized user interface framework
  • MID-optimized master user interface
  • Ability to brand and theme the user interface

Media Infrastructure

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-media : Cases]

  • Include the Helix media framework
  • Include GStreamer

Codec Support

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-codec : Cases]

  • Support MPEG1/MPEG2 layer 3 decode
  • Support PCM inside WAV decoder
  • Support Dolby Digital/AC3 decode
  • Support Advanced Audio Coding (also known as MPEG-2 Part 7, and also MPEG-4 Part 3) decode
  • Support Windows Media Audio (WMA) decode
  • Support Ogg Theora decode (Vorbis?)
  • Support Real Audio decode
  • Support Musepack decode
  • Support FLAC decode
  • Support BSAC decode (MPEG4 audio codec used in T-DMB)

Video Decode

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-video-decode : Cases]

  • WMV 9 Support
  • MPEG-1 Support
  • MPEG-2 Support
  • Line-21 Support
  • Real Video Support
  • Ogg Theora (ogg)
  • VC1 Support
  • MPEG-4 Support
  • MPEG-4 Part 10 (AVC, H.264)
  • MJPEG Support
  • H-263 Support
  • AVS Support
  • VP-6 Support
  • VP-7 Support
  • WMV 7 Support
  • WMV 8 Support
  • DV Support
  • HDV Support
  • H.261 Support

Video Encode

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-video-encode : Cases]

  • MPEG-4 Part 10 (AVC, H.264)
  • MJPEG Support
  • H-263 Support
  • H.261 Support

Codec Support - A/V Splitters

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-splitters : Cases]

  • MPEG TS/PS/ES Support
  • AVI splitter Support
  • ASF splitter (container for WMV) Support
  • MP4 splitter Support

Codec Support - Media File Formats

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-media-formats : Cases]

  • MP4/3GPP Support
  • ASF Support
  • AVI Support
  • Xvid media format Support
  • Apple quicktime containers (MOV) Support
  • DivX media format (version; 3, 4, 5 and 6) Support
  • Flash video 7/8/9 (swf) Support
  • Ogg media (ogm) Support
  • Real Media (Ram, ra and rpm) Support

Codec Support - Speech Codecs for Video Conferencing

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-conference : Cases]

  • GSM AMR-WB Support
  • GSM Full rate (FR) Support
  • G.723.1 Support
  • G.729 Support
  • G.711 Support
  • G.726 Support
  • G.722 Support
  • Voice detection and echo cancellation Support
  • GSM-AMR Support
  • GSM-AMR WB+ Support
  • G.728 Support

Imaging Support

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-images : Cases]

  • JPEG decode
  • BMP decode
  • GIF decode
  • PNG decode
  • JPEG encode
  • BMP encode
  • GIF encode
  • PNG encode


[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-drm : Cases]

  • Real Helix DRM Support
  • WM DRM Support
  • OMA DRM v2.0 Support

System Configuration & Utilities

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-config : Cases]

  • Software update mechanism tailored for MID
  • Power Management
  • Network Manager
  • Touchscreen calibration
  • Screen brightness
  • User theming customization
  • Font size / screen size
  • Hardware button configuration
  • Volume Controls
  • System Information
  • Date & Time settings

Core Applications and Plug-ins

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-apps : Cases]

  • Include an MID-optimized browser
  • Include an MID-optimized media player
  • Include Flash Movie Player, comparable to Adobe Flash Player version 9
  • Include Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Include a Java Run-time Environment
  • Media player plug-in

Additional Applications

[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-additional-apps : Cases]

  • IM / Chat supporting

AIM Windows Live Messenger Yahoo Messenger QQ (Most popular IM in Asia) Jabber ICQ MySpace IM Featuring: Multiple IM sessions at once Buddy notifications Private secure conversation

  • Standalone Email client supporting

POP3 (POP3 before SMTP, APOP, TLS) IMAP4 SMTP (Plain auth, CRAM-MD5, DIGEST-MD5, TLS) GnuPG RSS Featuring: Off line mode Address book Spell check Auto-colored mail quotes HTML email formatting Search Anti-phishing protection

  • Video conferencing
  • Office document viewer supporting:

PDF MS Word (.doc) OpenOffice (.odf) Excel (.xls) PowerPoint (.ppt)

  • Casual games
  • Camera application

Display/record video from cam Take snapshot with cam, save as JPEG Adjust camera settings

  • RSS reader

Search through feeds Media management for downloading videos/podcasts

  • Clock

Digital/analog mode time/date setting Support regional setting Alarm Can sync with NTP Dual timezone display Full screen mode (for use when docked)

  • Calculator

Basic calculating memory function clipboard support

  • PIM

Calendar Time Contacts Notes Appointments Task List

  • Remote desktop client

VNC client RDP client Support for screen scaling and panning Stylus to Mouse click conversion

  • E-book reader


[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-locale : Cases]

  • Support English (US)


[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Cases/UMEdesktop-docs : Cases]

  • Deliver updated Documentation
  • Licensing terms for all documentation
  • List of any proprietary documentation which cannot be made public.