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Old 03-24-2011, 03:43 AM   #16
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Ooh, it requires usb-networking. Isn't that the hack that most often bricks kindles?
I'd say it's user's incompetency and lack of Linux literacy that often bricks kindles but that would be politically incorrect

Seriously, for a developer the usbnetwork hack is a must. But it's quite easy to make a nice update package of any application for less experienced users.
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Old 03-24-2011, 04:24 AM   #17
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I'd say it's user's incompetency and lack of Linux literacy that often bricks kindles but that would be politically incorrect

Seriously, for a developer the usbnetwork hack is a must. But it's quite easy to make a nice update package of any application for less experienced users.

Lol - well since I score well on both those attributes I might give this a miss.

Unless of course someone wanted to make an update package? *flutters eyelashes*
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Running your compiled version of myts.arm on my Kindle 3 (Wifi) results in a Segmentation Fault while the original Luigi release works fine.

I was also wondering if you would be kind enough to post the link to the X patch
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Old 03-27-2011, 07:19 PM   #19
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Running your compiled version of myts.arm on my Kindle 3 (Wifi) results in a Segmentation Fault while the original Luigi release works fine.

I was also wondering if you would be kind enough to post the link to the X patch
Heres the patch for X:
http://code.google.com/p/savory/sour...xorg-1.6.patch

ive included the source of course, so try compiling it for yourself. I have a kindle 3g, but i cant see why it wouldnt run on your kindle if it works fine on mine. Your including the two inis correct?
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:21 AM   #20
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Old 05-09-2011, 12:50 AM   #21
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I need help on working with Rizzo's kindle standalone terminal app. I'm very noob at this, so go easy.. :( (..and I don't even think I'm at the right topic)

I followed the instructions step by step on http://tinyapps.org/docs/kindle_stan..._terminal.html and everything went fine, until I reached this:

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# Save the following script on the Kindle as /etc/init.d/kiterm
#! /bin/sh
# /etc/init.d/kiterm
case "$1" in
start)
echo "Starting kiterm "
/mnt/us/kiterm/myts.arm &
;;
stop)
echo "Stopping kiterm "
killall myts.arm
;;
*)
echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/kiterm
{start|stop}"
exit 1
;;
esac
exit 0
# Add a link in /etc/rc5.d on the Kindle so that kiterm starts automatically at boot (and late enough that the launchpad keyboard hooks register):
# ln -s /etc/init.d/kiterm /etc/rc5.d/S97kiterm
I get a return error: "/bin/sh: /etc: Permission denied" after typing: /etc/init.d. I tried /etc/init.d/kiterm and I get "/bin/sh: /etc/init.d/kiterm: not found".

I tried the fullscreen version of this. Same problem.

What am I doing wrong? Is there a key that I can use to get around this? Or am I doing everything wrong?

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Old 05-09-2011, 06:14 AM   #22
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I think the description is missing that you need to "mntroot rw" (i.e. remount your root filesystem to be writable) in order to create the file with said contents.
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:18 AM   #23
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It works very well on my kindle3.
thanks a lots
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:21 AM   #24
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I need help on working with Rizzo's kindle standalone terminal app. I'm very noob at this, so go easy.. (..and I don't even think I'm at the right topic)

I followed the instructions step by step on http://tinyapps.org/docs/kindle_stan..._terminal.html and everything went fine, until I reached this:



I get a return error: "/bin/sh: /etc: Permission denied" after typing: /etc/init.d. I tried /etc/init.d/kiterm and I get "/bin/sh: /etc/init.d/kiterm: not found".

I tried the fullscreen version of this. Same problem.

What am I doing wrong? Is there a key that I can use to get around this? Or am I doing everything wrong? Send me help at my email: kentallenduke@yahoo.com. Thanks!
you can make first make a kiterm file and edit it on pc.
than copy it to kindle.
when usbnetwork is on.
copy it to /etc/init.d/

I do it like this .it works well.
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:36 PM   #25
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]firstly i would like to thank you for your great job, it works wonderfully on my kindle 3w.
though i don't know if it is a bug or supposed to be, but after i use any other shift and key combination if im not mistaken, the terminal will not start anymore by using shift and t.

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Old 05-18-2011, 08:39 PM   #26
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That error could be the incorrect keycombination thing another user posted a patch for, ive put it into my tree but i havent recompiled it yet. Ill do that sometime tonight or tomorrow (Im currently procrastinating on my homework)
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:21 PM   #27
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That error could be the incorrect keycombination thing another user posted a patch for, ive put it into my tree but i havent recompiled it yet. Ill do that sometime tonight or tomorrow (Im currently procrastinating on my homework)
cheers mate! let us know so we can update on that
should be doing the same, but cant resist fidgeting around with it, currently trying out your Debian guide
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Old 06-10-2011, 10:47 PM   #28
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Could you do this on a different OS like Windows? I've been looking for instructions of how to do this on windows, can't seem to find it. Just a question.
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:37 PM   #29
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I need help on working with Rizzo's kindle standalone terminal app. I'm very noob at this, so go easy.. (..and I don't even think I'm at the right topic)

I followed the instructions step by step on http://tinyapps.org/docs/kindle_stan..._terminal.html and everything went fine, until I reached this:



I get a return error: "/bin/sh: /etc: Permission denied" after typing: /etc/init.d. I tried /etc/init.d/kiterm and I get "/bin/sh: /etc/init.d/kiterm: not found".

I tried the fullscreen version of this. Same problem.

What am I doing wrong? Is there a key that I can use to get around this? Or am I doing everything wrong?

Sorry for such a late post but the solution to this problem is you need to make the script executable. Basically after you create the new script file you need to run a chmod +x on it. This step is missing from some instructions on the web.
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:35 AM   #30
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Starting information: using Kindle 3g 3rd gen

This is an amazing app, perfect for turning the kindle into a standalone device.

Except for one problem.

I can only get this to run if I run "# /mnt/us/kiterm/myts.arm" over SSH. As you can see this is a problem if I ever want to use the terminal apart from my home network and laptop.

I tried to fix it by uninstalling launchpad. Big surprise, I get the "U007" error and a failed update, which I had also gotten when trying to install duokan until I gave up and install over SSH. So I then decided to prevent it by starting. I backup up the launchpad files in init.d and rcS.d using winSCP. I then remounted root as read only and deleted them. After a reboot SHIFT+T still didn't bring up the terminal.

I'm getting to the point where I'll back everything up and just restore my kindle to factory default and try again.

I think it would be really cool to have a native debian install on my kindle...
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