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The Symbian Foundation has started open-sourcing its mobile operating system, announcing the release of the Symbian OS security package source code under the Eclipse Public License. Last summer, after swallowing the last of the old Symbian Ltd., Nokia told the world it would open source the company's entire mobile platform, …

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Build your own firmware from opensource Symbian?

Do this mean that anyone can download and build, in Eclipse, a firmware, say for example, a Nokia N95 - and then use the Nokia PC Suite to upgrade the phone with the firmware?

This would open lots of opportunities for customisation - and for improvements.

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@AC Highly unlikely

NSU can't do a full firmware flash, only parts of it, AFAIK.

You need lots of special hardware to do a factory flash. No chance getting your hands on one of those

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