Ticket #199 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

We need freely licensed ringtones

Reported by: laforge@… Owned by: wansti@…
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: openmoko-dialer Version: current svn head
Severity: major Keywords:
Cc: buglog@…, marcandre.lureau@… Blocked By:
Blocking: Estimated Completion (week):
HasPatchForReview: PatchReviewResult:


We need freely distributable/licensed ringtones to ship as default ringtones
with the phone.

Ringtones should be in OGG/Vorbis format (or converted to it), and licensed in a
way that allows free redistribution, such as creative commons by, by-nd, by-sa,
gpl, public domain, etc.


thereisnophone.mp3 (265.8 KB) - added by wansti@… 12 years ago.
One of the ringtones I made for OpenMoko? - the current favourite.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by tonyguan@…

  • Owner changed from tonyguan@… to sean_mosko@…

Dear Sean, I recall that we have discussed this issue from the right start,
and you response that lower level modules will handle the ringtone thing for
the stage.
Please have some one to care for it. Or there will be too many aspects for a
poor dialer application to handle.

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by laforge@…

  • bug_file_loc set to tony_tu@fiwin.com.tw

This bug is not about _who_ plays the ringtone (which is an important question,
too!) but it is about _what_ ringtones do we want to play back. So far, I don't
see us having any ringtones.

Changed 12 years ago by wansti@…

One of the ringtones I made for OpenMoko? - the current favourite.

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by jluebbe@…

  • Owner changed from sean_mosko@… to wansti@…
  • Milestone set to Phase 2
  • Severity changed from major to blocker
  • dependson set to 50

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by wansti@…

  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Severity changed from blocker to major
  • Milestone Phase 2 deleted

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by jluebbe@…

  • blocked set to 341

comment:6 Changed 12 years ago by marcandre.lureau@…

  • Cc marcandre.lureau@… added

comment:7 Changed 12 years ago by hanimei@…

please add sth more light-ariel. (short?)
the last one's seem to be rather heavy and not applicable for an unobstrusive

comment:8 Changed 12 years ago by kresp0@…

I suggest to pick some free music (creative commons and friends) from
jamendo.com or similar site and just use it :)

In this article there are some good links to other sites like jamendo.com:

Some examples:

http://stream2-3.jamendo.com/2931/ogg2/06%20-%20A%20crazy%20version.ogg <- I
like it!! (Artist:King Dubby - Album:First Dubs)

Also, there is a LOT of sounds that you can use some from The Freesound Project
for use with the GUI. Some examples:

When power off the system:

New message arrives:

Starting the system: some nature sounds:

All tags:

comment:9 Changed 12 years ago by kresp0@…

I've just created the Wish_List_-_OpenMoko_Sounds page in the wiki, a collection
of free music/sounds we'd like to listen in the next Neo release:


comment:10 Changed 12 years ago by wansti@…

Please note: The links I gave in an earlier comment aren't valid anymore. Please
see the Subversion repository
(http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/src/target/OM-2007/artwork/sounds/) instead.

comment:11 Changed 12 years ago by kresp0@…

I've created a theme: "Retro 1973". Is about old sounds. See/listen/modify it here:


comment:12 Changed 12 years ago by thomas@…

  • Status changed from assigned to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Closing this bug as the wiki and distribution now contain suitable freely
licensed ring tones.

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