I've been trying to find away to use my Kindle 2 as a simple word processor. I want to be able to type and edit files full-screen. (Currently I can type and edit annotations, but the dialog box is rather small).
How can I get root access on my Kindle 2? How can I get a terminal running? And is it even possible to port something like nano or pico to the Kindle 2?
I've really enjoyed the dev forums here, despite not being much of a developer myself. I have only dabbled in linux and programming -- enough to have fun, but never enough to get anything practical made.
I noticed that some people have been getting root access and running ssh clients and terminals on their kindles, which is very exciting. But the posts are getting confusing -- I can no longer tell when people are talking about the K3 or the K2...
Personally, I REALLY want to use my Kindle 2 as a simple text editor. The best I can do right now is to add a note to a document and come back later and grab it out of "My Clippings.txt", and I suppose if the editing dialog box were bigger, that might suffice, but it's too small to do a lot of writing and editing.
So my question is --> How do I get at least a terminal on my Kindle 2? And then, is it possible to get something like nano or pico on there? I don't mind dabbling with cross compiling, though I don't know where to begin with a kindle.
PS -- I'm not such a noob to brick my device, but am coming the the conclusion I might need to downgrade my firmware to get the USBNetworking up and running... no ;debugON in 2.5.4...