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by bakerJoe
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Anyone using a Pi (as a tablet) as their main computer?
Replies: 22
Views: 3172

Re: Anyone using a Pi (as a tablet) as their main computer?

@bedtime: could you provide a brief description on how you set up the environment to run the code in GitHub? It sounds as if you may be a trifle confused about how github works. Github is used as a code storage place for programmers to share their code; one doesn't run anything on github; they down...
by bakerJoe
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Virtual Keyboard Alternatives
Replies: 3
Views: 1075

Re: Virtual Keyboard Alternatives

There are basically two virtual keyboards that everyone knows about: matchbox (apt install matchbox-keyboard) and, onboard (apt install onboard) Matchbox is lightweight with almost no ability to configure. It seems to suffer from high cpu usage atm. It doesn't have the ability to automatically popu...
by bakerJoe
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Anyone using a Pi (as a tablet) as their main computer?
Replies: 22
Views: 3172

Re: Anyone using a Pi (as a tablet) as their main computer?

Hi - great work. I have a strong interest in using something like this for people with disabilities. The idea is to have a easily navigable interface. For interface to emails, I am thinking of using something like alpine. And may be API access for social media sites. I was able to use dmenu but when...
by bakerJoe
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Anyone using a Pi (as a tablet) as their main computer?
Replies: 22
Views: 3172

Re: Anyone using a Pi (as a tablet) as their main computer?

Great idea. I have a different use case. I'm looking at a simplified access for people with disabilities. This seems to fit the bill.

For social media and net apps, do you just use the epiphany browser or a less busy interface e.g. alpine for email, API for twitter etc?

Thanks for the great work.

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