Easy. Short of.
I did this ‘experiment’ to test how much cross-platform Qt really is. I wanted to see if SocNetV can run on Maemo with no modifications whatsoever. These are the steps I followed:
1. Downloaded and installed the Xephyr X11 server (this is a small X11 server that runs inside ‘normal’ X and provides a virtual device screen where you see all the Maemo applications running):
sudo apt-get install xserver-xephyr
2. Downloaded and installed Scratchbox and Maemo SDK in my laptop (Kubuntu x86/lucid). I followed the straightforward instructions from the Maemo wiki and especially “Installing Maemo 5 SDK on x86-32 Debian based distribution“. It’s only seven steps and circa 100MBs of total downloads…