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Re: [App] WhatsApp for Ubuntu Phone (alpha)
Pretty nice. Does it integrade with the os? Like contact list and the
Op 2 mrt. 2013 om 15:27 heeft Matthias Gehre <M.Gehre@xxxxxx> het
> I wrote a WhatsApp client "WhosThere" for Ubuntu phone (and Ubuntu).
> yowsup (open-source WhatsApp library for N9) via dbus.
> Current version is very alpha. What works:
> - Registering a mobile number with the Whatsapp service
> - Sending and Receiving Messages (no images, group chat or other fancy stuff).
> - Delivery notifications
> - Credentials and Messages are saved/loaded to LocalStorage.
> - Demo mode that you can try without registering (but you cannot
> actually send/receive anything)
> Source is at  and . You can also use the ppa at . (includes
> armhf builds). Screenshots are at .
> Then: Start WhosThere from the shell:
> whosthere --desktop_file_hint /usr/share/applications/whosthere.desktop
> You should also start yowsupd from the shell. It would be
> automatically started by dbus activation, but from shell you can see
> the debug messages, as error reporting is currently a bit scarce.
> First generate a password for your mobile number (Lower part of main
> screen). This involves two steps: 1. Requesting a code from WhatsApp,
> which is sent via text to your mobile number. 2. Verifying that code
> to obtain a password.
> Attention: You cannot use the same mobile number from different
> devices at the same time. Generating a new password invalidates the
> old one.
> You can then use this password together with your mobile number in the
> upper part of WhosThere. Note that in the lower part, country code and
> mobile number are separated, whereas in the upper part country code
> plus mobile number is required. In all case, there are no leading
> [Not working]
> - In the current version, you can not add contacts by yourself, but
> they will be automatically created once you receive a message from
> them. Afterwards you can click on the contact to go to conversation
> view and answer.
> - Logout
> - ...
> [Project members needed]
> I would be very happy if one can help me with:
> - the design (obviously)
> - the design (I cannot stress that enough)
> - coding
> - what you feel worthwhile
> If interested, you can also reach me on irc in #ubuntu-touch, username matge.
> Best wishes,
>  https://github.com/mgehre/yowsup
>  https://github.com/mgehre/whosthere
>  ppa:m-gehre/ppa
>  http://imageshack.us/g/1/10040649/
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