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Old 10-02-2010, 06:55 PM   #16
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This works OK on a rooted K3 except some of the key bindings don't seem to work, like Vol buttons which makes it a bit difficult without the tab key.
I didn't copy the usbnetwork file across, just the local files executed with /bin/sh /mnt/us/local/bin/qindle.sh
Haven't tried an epub but the viewer was good for a pdf.
Now to get the keys remapped :-)
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Hi Ged, i launched qindle as you suggested and i find it an interesting piece of sw but as you pointed, there is almost no support for keys.

Have you already done any remapping that you'd like to share?


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I was hoping there was a config file with key mappings but I couldn't find anything that straight forward, unfortunately I expect it would need some changes in the source and recompiling.
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I am very excited to try this out!

And here I was thinking we'd need to reverse-engineer the display API. Am I misunderstanding, or does this Qt conversion mean we can already output to the display? If so, then holy crap, let's make a replacement for the standard Home dashboard right away so we can easily access homebrew apps.

Does anyone know of any existing open-source dashboard apps for embedded devices, especially anything using Qt?
Well as this demonstrates you just need to write a Linux-program.
(The Kindle uses Linux as its base OS so you write a linux program that uses the display (which might be shown in the qindle source) and you have yourself a new 'something')
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