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Old 02-06-2014, 02:59 PM   #61
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I'd be glad to help, if you tell me what to do. I'm not dumb and i can handle command line in Linux and ssh, but have no experience with kindle programming.

If I got it right, your from Germany like me, so if you PN me we could write in German.
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Old 07-10-2014, 07:52 AM   #62
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Hi all,

I'm new to Kindle stuff, trying to use it for displaying the current power rating of my solar panels. Stumbled across the WebLaunch full screen browser (thanks Paul! and the rest of you guys for all the other invaluable work!) and thought that - along with a generated web page on my home server - this would perhaps be easier to use than the svg/png generation approach you can find on Matthew Petroff's web site.

(For those of you wondering: My "server" is a Beckhoff PLC running Windows CE - Python support might be available to some degree, but SVG-PNG conversion seems impossible to get.)

But before I dig further into the matter, do you gus see a chance to get WebLaunch running on a K4 NoTouch?

I successfully installed KUAL on mine, and WebLaunch shows up as application. But trying to start it makes KUAL crash. I saved KUALs log file and found the following messages:

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SQL error: no such table: handlerIds
SQL error: no such table: handlerIds
SQL error: no such table: properties
SQL error: no such table: properties
SQL error: no such table: properties
SQL error: no such table: properties
com.lab126.appmgrd failed to set value for property start (0x3 lipcErrNoSuchSource)
Just to give it a try, I also tried Hades77's modification of start.sh, but without success (no wonder, considering his modification was for PW2, not K4).

Any suggestions where I should start digging?

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Old 07-10-2014, 08:59 AM   #63
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I think the whole WAF doesn't really exist on K4s. Thinking about it: does the built-in browser do SVG at all?
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Old 07-10-2014, 12:26 PM   #64
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Yup, no X, no WAF. Can't say about SVG.
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No SVG, either. As far as I see it. But that doesn't trouble me, I'd use static PNGs for the symbols and combine them with text via HTML instead of "injecting" text (values) into an SVG template and converting that.

Sad about that WAF missing...

So, modifying the standard browser to hide its status and title bars wouldn't be possible by any chance?
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Old 07-10-2014, 04:38 PM   #66
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Not AFAIR, the UI is full java on those.
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:02 PM   #67
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Hi all,
It looks like the mesquite from PW2 that was incompatible with this app was added to PW1 on an update.

I may try to downgrade to have it work if I can't easily develop a solution.

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Old 02-05-2015, 02:55 PM   #68
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PW 5.4 problem starting WebLaunch

I have installed this on my 5.4.4.2 version Paperwhite - jailbreak.

Kual -> Helper works OK.

Kual -> WebLaunch shows "bin/start.sh" briefly and then the "Application Error" Dialog Box opens: "The selected application could not be started."


I really would like to get rid of the menu bar on my javascript application. Any ideas for what I could try?
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:20 PM   #69
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I found the start.sh that Hades77 had tried for PW2. I put it on my PW1 and it did the same thing for me as it did for Hades77. The WebLauncher app started but it was a blank screen without any way to get out of it -> power button to restart.

Is there anyone who has solved this?

Edit:

WebLaunch is not really hung. If you touch the very upper right hand corner of the screen the standard menu appears. Then if you touch the middle of the screen it goes away again. WebLauncher is running it's just not giving anyway to talk to it.

I tried to putting an ipaddress in the start.sh (last line). That didn't work. I don't know the synax of the invoke line:

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## Start the application

lipc-set-prop com.lab126.appmgrd start app://$APP_ID
Maybe there is a way for force a start up url?

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Anyone you know where the Skipstone files are located? I've searched and found nothing.
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