WARNING: Flashing the MeeGo to your N900 will permanently erase your settings and may cause damage to your device. This image is meant for experienced developers only. We do not take any responsibility of the damage that may be caused to your device.
For the installation process you need to get the flasher tool from http://tablets-dev.nokia.com/maemo-dev-env-downloads.php
There are two images available, open MeeGo image and one with some closed Nokia proprietary binaries.
WARNING: With the open image the battery management is not functional so you may cause damage to your device.
Before flashing the device:
Get the open MeeGo image and also the kernel (zImage-arm-n900) from FIXME.
1. Make sure your device is turned off and the battery is fully charged.
2. Next start the flasher software:
sudo flasher-3.5 -f -k zImage-arm-n900 -r <meego.ubiimg>
3. Connect the device to computer with USB cable.
4. If the flasher does not recognize the device go back to step 1.
There are following closed components available for MeeGo to improve the user experience with N900: