Maemo Repository


The purpose of this repository is to gather the software, necessary for the use of cryptographic smart cards on Maemo 5, in one place. It contains:

  • CCID free software driver;
  • PCSC Lite resource manager daemon to provide a Windows SCard interface for communicating to smartcards and readers;
  • OpenSC a set of libraries and utilities to work with smart cards.
  • An up-to-date version of Mobile Firefox (Fennec) (currently 17).


  • All packages instead Fennec are based on Debian Stable (“squeeze”).
  • The default application manager does not show the packages from this repository.

For more information about my motivation, please see Using Qualified Certificates on Nokia N900.
If you would like to build Firefox yourself, please follow the steps described in Building Firefox for Mobile (Fennec) on Maemo SDK.

Adding the Repository

The repository is work in progress, use it at your own risk.

In order to use the repository on your device, you need to:

  1. Install the pgp key, used to sign the repository. Start X Terminal:
    sudo gainroot
    apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 73427B24
  2. Add the repository to your application catalogs:
    • Start Faster Application Manager
    • Select Manage repositories->New
    • Fill the following:
      • Name: VladislavOnline
      • URL:
      • Distribution: fremantle
      • Components: free

If you prefer to use apt instead, please download to /etc/apt/sources.list.d/

Downloading Fennec

If you don’t want to use the repository and you only need Fennec, you can find the latest version here.