Here is the complete changelog of the upcoming Public Release 1.2 update for Maemo 5 OS:

New Features
Qt 4.6.2 is now preinstalled on the OS.
Changes for the video recording in the Camera Application.
Video calling can be accessed through contacts.
Can dial USSD Codes.
No more “More” menu in application launcher, and is rearrangeable.
Virtual Keyboard has been modified and now looks different.
File Manager is now able to share any file and/or folder.
Typing in Application Manager starts a search (like it is in Contacts or Media Player).
Status area is now reachable in portrait mode

Browser
1800 tapping browser rss icon lists two RSS feeds, one from an iframe
1801 tapping browser rss icon should list ATOM feed, not just RSS
5485 “restart” button after finishing download not localized (in Finnish)
5526 Type-to-find behaviour is inconsistent and suboptimal in browser
5684 History images do not match actual URLs under them
5705 Browser drawing issue in web pages with (multiple?) Flash applets
5783 Smooth scrolling not active using arrow keys until current page tapped
5829 “Select user name” dialog not finger friendly
5945 URL proposals in browser disappear after some hours
6066 Sticky shift & Fn not working for Flash text input fields: Impossible to use special characters palette
6184 Find on page causes page to reload
6269 Can’t reuse the name of a bookmark that has been deleted
6342 Use Volume hardware key for adjust the device volume instead of zooming a website
6396 Zooming is not working right away when link clicked from desktop
6598 Browser should display passwords one character at a time like other applications
6743 Screen sometimes flickers when scrolling through bookmarks triggers rubber banding
6819 High CPU usage for 15 seconds after page loaded (Deleting History helps)
7174 specifying “DejaVu Sans Mono”,”Courier New”,monospace,Freemono fonts break pre
7235 g_mozilla_parse_env_proxy limits proxy server names to about 20 characters [http_proxy] 7335 Browser shows strong font kerning bugs (esp. when zooming)
7445 mobile4arab.com: After zooming in, sometimes cannot drag to the right side
7566 Browser toolbar steals text focus in fullscreen mode when “Auto focus address field” is enabled
7567 Browser toolbar steals text focus in fullscreen mode with remapped arrow keys
7568 Sites in history overview that were loaded in portrait mode appear distorted
7620 Browser process opens ports on all interfaces.
7806 Browser crashes while sending a comment to Maemo.org
7890 Clicking on webcal:// link does nothing (not even an error dialog)
8010 browser repaints after switching from contacts
8091 Press and hold in Browser portrait mode does nothing
8104 Browser portrait mode makes it stop working after a while
8117 Browser doesn’t show progress indicator when user selects url from urlbar completion list
8252 Browser addressbar refreshes/blanks shortly after new window opens
8276 Imported SSL Certificates not recognized after PR1.1
8362 Some combination of Maemo 5 + Nokia N900 results in improper onChange callbacks in the maemo browser
8385 New browser windows’ contents are not updated when page loads in background
8601 Provide UI to enable/disable portrait mode
8606 Cannot scroll web bookmark folders if more than 5 folders
8683 Browser crashes when browsing some websites
8763 Back yields grayed page
8784 Browser crashes while changing system theme
8920 MicroB loses first keystroke
9362 Page view “unstable” (due to animated GIFs?)
9365 Maemo Browser does not honor CSS serif font specifications
9460 Disable show images leads to failure in opening links in a new window
9555 Only the address bar is visible on the bottom panel
9566 Browser doesn’t stop flash or another plugins while device is locked

Calendar
6431 Alarm setting for Birthday is removed after adding photo to contact
6909 Calendar launches automatically at 4:00 each night
8169 exported .ics calendars have bad line format (LF for empty lines)
8175 Exported calendars lack PRODID properties
8463 libcalendar produces AALARM properties containing unescaped CRLF which prevents OSX synchronisation
8678 Overdue tasks should be displayed as today’s
8889 New event in calendar causes crash when using bg_BG locales
9048 “Internal Error: Application ‘Calendar’ closed when importing ics file

Chat & Call & SMS
5357 Does not accept GSM (USSD) Codes starting with *#
6201 libnice violates Debian packaging policy for description of package “libnice0?
6300 :/ in http:// is converted into an emoticon in some cases
6641 Sofia-SIP throws 500 Internal Server Error
6692 Unable to set a Google Talk account to Away
6733 gmail status set to away when skype status set to invisible
6769 Can’t answer a phone call with a short caller ID
6857 USSD codes are not recognized in chat
6936 Caller voice gets minced after some time when taking call via SIP
7052 Unable to see the sender’s phone number used for a received sms
7212 Sent text messages are shown as unsent
7227 Contact names do not resolve correctly when country code is prefixed.
7375 account-plugin-butterfly – delete contacts doesn’t work
7470 N900 does not support Skype Voicemail Settings
7856 Recent Call entries are shown in conversations
7886 Tapping ‘Task Manager’ shows ‘Clear Conversation’ option while in a conversation
7933 Conversation IM window is not responding when Select contact dialog is displayed in background
8428 Carrier doesn’t stop attempting to send USSD codes that aren’t received (automated balance receipt)
8441 Messages don’t change to “read” status after being read
8454 Placing a call in portrait mode gets desktop stuck in portrait mode upon exit.
8573 Conversation doesn’t respect aspect ratio in avatars
8581 Reduce XMPP data packets to save battery
8854 Jabber opens unnecessary proxy connections
9005 XMPP lacks option to require TLS (vulnerable to MITM attacks)
9231 ‘Open contact card’ broken for newly sent SMS

Connectivity
1635 Eduroam (EAP-TTLS+PAP) WiFi auth
4789 ipctest.c input_cb seems to pass a reference to a freed pointer to sscanf
5550 Not enough memory in target location” when receiving image from Nokia SU-1B using Bluetooth
6502 Control Panel: Cannot change Network mode when Network selection is “Automatic”
6936 Caller voice gets minced after some time when taking call via SIP
7843 BH-103 – Annoying Beeps when calling or receiving a phone call or SMS
8004 PR1.1 has introduced a battery drain bug (not wifi related)
8133 dnsmasq segfaults when connecting to a certain WLAN AP
9057 Wifi wont connect to Dlink DI-524 using WEP
9117 Wrong IAP set for SFR (France)

Core
6088 Very low touchscreen sensivitivity in the area near the left edge of the screen
6450 libglslcompiler crashes when fragment shader contains a for-loop
7029 Device reboots when trying to connect to WIFI due to Oops in rate_control_get_rate()
8268 Unable to authenticate on light.webmoney.ru with user’s SSL certificate.

Contacts
2962 Not able to open Maps application with contacts location as a search string
5510 Contact merge of number dialed manually via Skype fails due to internal error
6503 only 2 Lines of Notes are visible in Contacts
6945 Skype: merged contact has duplicate phone number
7515 List of countries not shown on tapping the country picker button
8022 Making a SIP call crashes osso-addressbook
8159 Missing direct shortcut to use SIP/Skype again in Recent Calls list
8495 “SIP audio” buttons active with no SIP accounts active
9010 Merging contacts, unable to select neither as an option in conflict field

Desktop platform
1163 GtkCellRendererText: Can not edit with virtual keyboard
2501 Hardware keyboard doesn’t switch Input language when pressing Ctrl+Space
3659 Changing icon theme requires reboot to be applied correctly
4579 HildonWindowClipboardOperation is completely undocumented
4608 HildonBanner does not except NULL value for deprecated icon argument
4619 Panning and selecting are mutually exclusive
4638 HildonPannableArea description should mention mov-mode property
4640 hildon_touch_selector_get_active_iter() needed.
4658 Documentation: HildonTouchSelectorEntry is unclear about auto-completion/text column
4695 HildonAnimationActor defines are passively documented in function descriptions
4718 GtkButton + hildon_gtk_widget_set_theme_size() has wrong style when created via GtkBuilder
4845 Remove Scratchboxism in libosso packaging
4851 libosso assumes that all ARM platforms has VFP instructions.
5173 HildonPickerDialog selects the first item always if appended into shown widget
5284 HildonPannableArea: size-request-policy property should be deprecated
5388 Allow keyboard input to jump to an entry in a list (“type ahead”)
5421 keys when long pressed should give the blue symbol/number
5496 HildonTouchSelector: No hint that there are more items
5609 Displays very small fonts (happened once)
5716 Popup menus with rounded corners missing transparency
5838 Certain directory entries are duplicated (listed twice / doubled)
6017 Clicking the dashboard icon highlights it but does not open the dashboard
6060 Application manager finishing an installation in background blocks keyboard input
6069 Documentation missing on HildonNote vs “Cancel” button
6099 Incremental search function is case sensitive for “select objects” dialogue in html form elements like drop-down menus
6193 Browser: Tap is treated as input even if device was in standby mode (screen off)
6233 HildonPickerButton opens HildonPickerDialog dialog in landscape mode
6268 The required #include directives are not documented for Hildon
6361 base’ and ‘more’ applications are visible sametime (messed)
6494 Can’t change desktop Background
6545 HildonAppMenu doesn’t show when another top level widget is around
6931 After installation of software last icon in “More…” view has default icon instead of own one
7126 Notification messages not displayed when optional “category” not set
7285 VKB has strange behavior when using the browser in portrait mode
7694 FN/Shift Locks get disabled by inserting a symbol with Sym
7852 After every boot the phone switches to the default theme
8038 Unlocking screen using power button/touch slide tops last application when on the desktop
8069 Cannot see the track time after black fill covers the white time font
8390 Fast search on the desktop doesn’t work with cyrillic (???????) layout
8731 Memory leaks in widget HildonAnimationActor
8958 portrait layout for receiving call shown in landscape mode (-> no Reject button)
9059 Status bar icons shown on top of the virtual keyboard.
9194 hildon_pannable_area_scroll_to example is wrong (pointer instead of struct)
9552 Polish virtual keyboard: Cannot enter CAPITAL chars with diacritical signs

Desktop Widgets
5894 Play track button doesn’t work
6907 Media Player widget suddenly starts music after Phone call ends
8002 Being offline, RSS Reader tries to connect for refresh unconditionally

Development platform
7743 libalarm API reference lacks details on time fields
8415 MADDE: Cannot install to different directory than the default
9430 MADDE: ‘mad pkg-config’ doesn’t recognize comma separated values

Email
3387 Modest doesn’t fetch GMX IMAP mail (issuing LIST “” instead of LIST “*”)
4834 Remove deprecated GTK+ symbols
4876 Remove libgnomeui dependency
4889 Use single GTK+ includes
4976 Add option in modest to add/not add new contact when replying to mail
5161 Fix some compilation warnings in GNOME version
5266 Remove unneeded modest_osso_load_state () calls
5267 Remove unused modest-osso-autosave-callbacks.[c/h] files
5341 Can’t disable email notification – makes notification unusable if you receive lots of mail
5417 Delete button greyed out when opening from notification popup
5503 Failed outgoing mails when using Nokia Messaging and Exchange
5634 Deleted IMAP messages are not expunged
5836 POP3 TCP connection is left open leading to locking issues
5870 Long emails can’t be read – distorted output on screen after scrolling
6027 Only require libmodest-dbus-client in maemo platform
6048 Volume hardware key works only once; afterwards “Unable to zoom” in list of mail accounts, list of mail folders, New Mail editor
6279 Modest is very slow at loading images
6541 Polish Subject line violates RFC (“Odp.” prefix)
6575 Tapping new Email notification does not bring up email message
6700 Semicolon in To field should be ignored when sending a message
6702 email application does not see folders on imap4 with namespace
7139 Replying to an email with non-ascii chars in From cuts name short
7485 Email message viewer window refreshes a second time when email opened from Notification icon
7718 Unable to save attachment from e-mail without e-mail body
8230 cannot move message anywhere
8574 Subfolders of Zimbra IMAP server not appearing/not available
8604 Type-to-find behaviour is inconsistent and suboptimal in modest

Games
3748 Erroneous “Game not started yet” message
5276 hildon-games-wrapper crashes in hgw_conf_request_string if gconf key has no value
5868 Games do not respect master volume (“sound effects” enabled though)
5869 Chess game over dialog button is unreadable in some themes
6616 Mahjong: Łamigłówka (Confounding cross) does not display high score time in Polish

Images and Camera
4053 Confusing behaviour when saving to a file that matches an existing directory
6194 Shutter release button does not always work
6372 Sometimes photos are not deleted if you delete directly after taking them
7060 Sometimes photos are very green
7160 Camera app hardcodes and requires FAT partition
7394 Some photos are missing EXIF DateTimeOriginal data
7758 Daily image counter in photo filenames not incrementing in some cases
8087 Photo autorotation issue
8310 Image Viewer shows only black screen
8698 camera does not have the night mode function
8877 Volume buttons should work in camera window when lens cover is not opened

Location
6284 Documentation in header files inaccurate – what unit does altitude have?

Map
5337 Ovi Maps gives up finding GPS lock too soon
5391 Virtual keyboard doesn’t appear in Maps
5905 ovi maps brings up “Select connection” dialog relentlessly
9532 Search: can input numbers and other “blue” characters only with -holding- “alt” key

Media player
5318 Missing “Remove from Playlist” option
5522 Plays next radio station when current station cuts out / has playback issues
5805 Album art disappears when next song is played and you unlock the device
7124 media player loses cover art if song changes while screen is locked
7353 RDS station name should not contain album (esp. when its unknown)
7464 mediaplayer treats youtube mp4 urls as audio streams
7536 Can’t search album titles (GtkIconView) by typing on keyboard
7634 Media player volume bar doesn’t work when a browser with youtube played is opened in background.
7995 Internet radio (ogg) stream metadata not displayed
8035 Selecting song in media player doesn’t cause song to play
8043 AVI Streaming broken. Local playback works fine.
8129 Cannot play podcast m4v-file due to issue with qtdemux
8189 Strange black box icon in media player’s album list
8499 Music stops when “low battery” hildon banner is displayed
8525 Media Player is not playing WMV Video streams but KMPlayer can
8653 Media Player crashed when viewing UPNP contents.
9020 Media player crashes when trying to search in All songs
9182 No video shown, only audio, when streaming over upnp

Multimedia
5524 PulseAudio clients are muted and hang on exit when media player is playing music
5554 Embedded windows media stream (ASF) at omroep.nl doesn’t work
6365 maemo-xinput-sounds uses all available CPU
6506 Hardware keys do not change volume when status menu in foreground & browser in background
6792 FM radio transmitter does not play while USB cord is connected
6868 Pulseaudio uses cpu constantly after a phone call.
7082 mafw-dbus-daemon killed by podcast
7133 Shuffle all songs often plays a non-random sequence after the first song
7271 Can’t change FM TX radio station name
7327 Xvid encoded videos unwatchable
7552 fmtx_client should pad station names shorter than 8 chars with spaces
7642 Playback of MP3 files might be cut-off at the end after seeking in file
8011 Changing volume without unlocking the phone no longer works
8172 PR 1.1 Regression: MP4 files with chapters hang playback
8396 FM Transmitter displays gibberish text in Radio player

RSS feed reader
304 Automatic proxy configuration URL not obeyed by RSS feed reader
Settings and Maintenance
5546 In Certificate manager, “Authorities” title is shown two times
5560 Application manager shows “ai_ib_unable_edit” instead of proper, localised string when it has a repository of which it cannot change the details
5746 symlink /var/cache/apt/archives to /home/apt-archives
7446 Unlocking SIM card from control panel fails
7483 “Enter code for unlocking SIM card”” button visible even if phone is not SIM locked
8194 General locale settings for new users does not set the correct locale for text input
8696 Search results window is not responding when search dialog is displayed in background
9229 Upgrade from PR1.1 to PR1.1.1 produces ‘Operation failed’ error

Synchronization
6582 exchange sync cant handle certificate exceptions
6703 MfE calendar sync causes dummy email sync account to appear
8552 URLs in emails from Exchange are parsed incorrectly
System software
5530 Device autolock switches on the display
5674 Autobuilder fails to use opt-ified packages
6746 USB mass storage enabled when connected while device is off
7432 /opt and /home/user not cleared after firmware reflash

UI Specification
5420 Don’t show hildon banner every tap when browsing UPnP shares
5516 Image Viewer: Dealing with “occupied” images is confusing
7054 Cannot set “Regional Settings” to “English (Australia)” or “English (New Zealand)”

Utilities
4852 Remove Scratchboxism in wpeditor packaging
5810 automatically update date/time did not update after plane journey
5824 Maximum number of pseudo terminals too low (4)
6351 Context menu isn’t thumbable/hildonized – options too small
6481 Buenos Aires, Argentina time off by 1 hour
6553 Calculator should remember mode setting
6882 Deletes file to move if destination filename already exists and choosing to not overwrite
8115 Having a modal dialog in background, Alarm dialog blocks entire UI => battery removal

Updated packages
alarmd 1.1.16+0m5
apt 0.7.20.2maemo13.1+0m5
base-files 3.1.osso2+3.1.10.osso25+0m5
bash 2.05b-2-26osso8+0m5
bluez 4.60-0maemo1.4+0m5
browser-eal 0.5.5-6.1+0m5
cairo 1.8.8-0maemo1+0m5
clinkc 2.0-0osso17+0m5
clutter 0.8.2-0maemo66+0m5
dbus 1.2.14-0maemo4+0m5
dbus-glib 0.78-0maemo7+0m5
desktop-file-utils 0.12-2osso7+0m5
dnsmasq 2.45-1+lenny1+maemo3+0m5
dosfstools 3.0.1-1maemo6+0m5
dpkg 1.14.25maemo3+0m5
dsme 0.60.44+0m5
eds-backend-telepathy 0.4.62-1+0m5
evolution-data-server 1.4.2.1-20100226+0m5
farsight2 0.0.17-0maemo13+0m5
gcc-4.2 4.2.1-4maemo12+0m5
gconf2 2.16.0-2osso6.2+0m5
gdigicam 0.3.5.1+0m5
glib2.0 2.20.3-1maemo4+0m5
glibc 2.5.1-1eglibc23+0m5
gnome-menus 2.23.3-2maemo+0m5
gssdp 0.7.1-0maemo2+0m5
gst-openmax 0.10.0.6~1-0maemo17+0m5
gst-plugins-bad0.10 0.10.14-git265-0maemo10+0m5
gst-plugins-base0.10 0.10.25-0maemo14+0m5
gst-plugins-good0.10 0.10.16-git276-0maemo14+0m5
gstreamer0.10 0.10.25-0maemo4+0m5
gstreamer0.10-plugins-camera 0.79-1+0m5
gtk+2.0 2:2.14.7-1maemo29+0m5
gtkhtml3.14 3.24.4-osso18+0m5
gupnp 0.13.2-0maemo2+0m5
gupnp-av 0.5.2-0maemo2+0m5
gupnp-igd 0.1.4-0maemo3+0m5
hal 0.5.12~git20090219-0maemo7+0m5
hildon-application-manager 1:2.2.60-1+0m5
hildon-application-manager-l10n-public 6.0+r7611+0m5
hildon-control-panel 1:2.2.27-2+0m5
hildon-control-panel-l10n-public 6.0+r7640+0m5
hildon-desktop 1:2.2.135-2+0m5
hildon-fm-l10n-public 6.0+r7483+0m5
hildon-games-wrapper 1.9.4-5+0m5
hildon-home 0.3.66-2+0m5
hildon-input-method 1:2.1.46-1+0m5
hildon-input-method-framework 1:2.1.56-1+0m5
hildon-input-method-l10n-public 6.0+r7520+0m5
hildon-libs-l10n-public 6.0+r7510+0m5
hildon-status-menu 0.3.34+0m5
hildon-theme-layout-5 0.15.0-1+0m5
hildon-thumbnail 3.0.44+0m5
ke-recv-l10n-public 6.0+r7611+0m5
kernel 2.6.28-20100903+0m5
libcanberra 0.14-0maemo4+0m5
libcomapp 1.8.03-01+0m5
libconbtui 1.4.3+0m5
libconic 0.24+0m5
libdsme 0.60.30+0m5
libexif 0.6.17-1maemo3+0m5
libffi 3.0.7-2maemo2+0m5
libgtkadi 0.7.13-1+0m5
libgtkmozembed 1.8.7-2.1+0m5
libhildon 2.2.15-1+0m5
libhildondesktop 2.1.40+0m5
libhildonfm 1:2.28.17+0m5
libhildonmime 2.1.5-1+0m5
libical 1.43-101+0m5
libmafw 0.2.2010.06-1+0m5
libmlocknice 0.1+0m5
libmodest-dbus-client 4:3.2.5-0+0m5
libnice 1:0.0.9-0maemo8.0rtc+0m5
libosso 2.31-1+0m5
librtcom-telepathy-glib 0.1.49+0m5
libsoup2.4 2.26.3-0maemo3+0m5
libunwind 0.99+git20080421-2+0m5
libwidgetutils 1.4.1-6+0m5
libwww-perl 5.803-4osso1+0m5
loudmouth 1.4.1-0osso10+0m5
maemo-af-desktop-l10n-public 6.0+r7640+0m5
maemo-maf 5.0+3+0m5
maemo-mmf 5.0+3+0m5
maemopad 2.6-3
maemo-version 5.0update5+0m5
mafw-gst-renderer 0.2.2010.07-2+0m5
mafw-iradio-source 0.2.2010.06-1+0m5
mafw-shared 0.2.2010.06-1+0m5
mafw-test-gui 0.2.2010.06-1+0m5
mafw-tracker-source 0.2.2010.06-1+0m5
mafw-upnp-source 0.2.2010.07-2+0m5
matchbox-window-manager-2 0.2.89-1+0m5
mce-dev 1.8.17+0m5
microb-eal 2.9.5-1.15+0m5
microb-engine 20091230-1.9.2-6.8+0m5
mini-rc 0.2.67+0m5
modest 3.2.13-3+0m5
obexd 0.18-0maemo5+0m5
ohm 0.1.2-0maemo33+0m5
osso-af-utils 2.12-1+0m5
osso-app-killer 1.33-3+0m5
osso-filemanager-l10n-public 6.0+r7611+0m5
osso-games-startup 1.7.49-1+0m5
osso-gnome-vfs2 2.16.3-2osso11+0m5
osso-gwobex 0.64+0m5
osso-rss-feed-reader 1.8.03-3+0m5
osso-rss-feed-reader-applet 1.7.03-1+0m5
osso-rss-feed-reader-lib 1.8.01-1+0m5
osso-system-lock-l10n-public 6.0+r7585+0m5
osso-uri-l10n-public 6.0+r7510+0m5
pango1.0 1.24.2-0maemo4+0m5
pixman 0.16.2-4+0m5
poppler 0.4.5-5.1etch3maemo1+0m5
posix-locales 2.7.2-1maemo7-binonly0+0m5
pulseaudio 0.9.15-1maemo38+0m5
qt4-x11 4.6.2~git20100224-0maemo1+0m5
rtcom-eventlogger 1.3-4+0m5
rtcom-eventlogger-plugins 1.4-1+0m5
rtcom-eventlogger-ui 1.4-2+0m5
sapwood 3.1.1-10+0m5
sqlite3 3.6.14-1maemo3+0m5
telepathy-farsight 0.0.13-0maemo5+0m5
telepathy-gabble 0.8.11-0maemo2+0m5
telepathy-mission-control 5.2.7-0maemo6+0m5
tetex-bin 3.0-30maemo2+0m5
tiff 1:3.8.2-11maemo5+0m5
tinymail 1.1.90-svn4193+0m5
totem-pl-parser 2.27.2-1maemo2+0m5
tracker 0.6.95-25maemo1+0m5
upstart 0.3.8-64+0m5
wpeditor 3.53-1+0m5
xkeyboard-config 1.5-2maemo15+0m5
xorg-server 2:1.6.99.1-0osso20090208.108+0m5
xserver-xorg-video-fbdev 1:0.4.0-180+0m5

Yes, it’s huge! I can’t wait to upgrade my phone! What about you?

[via Maemo Arena]

UPDATE: PR 1.2 is currently being rolled out as an OTA update in UK. Meanwhile, asian N900 users may now manually update their devices by downloading the latest BIN and eMMC images at the Tablets Dev Page of Nokia. So, what are you waiting for, UPDATE na!

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