Originally Posted by cubemike99
Thanks so much for this info: I got all the included optware tools working fine. What I think might really powerful, though, is ipkg. The only question, though, is how compatible it is with the PW. I mean, vim and screen installed worked absolutely perfectly. However, when I tried to install python3, all its depends installed fine, but the python3 package itself hung during the "extracting data files to /" step (btw you only see this when using the ipkg -V 3 flag). Can anyone proffer any advice? I would *LOVE* python on my kindle.
Not sure why it would not, but it might simply be a space problem. There is not a lot of room on / - only spot that has room is the /mnt/us partition. And maybe something else - root is mounted readonly normally on Kindle.