How To Install Lumino, A Simple Flashlight App, On The First Jolla Device Running Sailfish OS

Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. As you may know, Lumino is a simple flashlight application, developed for Sailfish OS. Since it is still under massive development, the app lacks some features.

The developer has announced that the next Lumino release will come with a cover function in order to be able to easily power it on or off, and frontal flashlight.

How To Install Lumino, A Simple Flashlight App, On The First Jolla Device Running Sailfish OS

In this article I will show you how to install Lumino on the first Jolla smartphone, running Sailfish OS. Follow the instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

1. Download the Lumino app from OpenRepos

2. Enable the Jolla Developer Mode and allow SSH-connection

3. Connect your Jolla device to your computer, via USB

4. Copy the lumino rpm package to the Jolla device

5. Install the package via the command line interface:

$ pkcon install-local harbour-lumino-0.2-2.armv7hl.rpm

For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications. Apps can be installed via the Jolla Store, which will provide both Jolla and Android apps, or via F-Droid, Yandex Store, Amazon App Store, Aptoide and 1Mobile Android Market.

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