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Old 05-10-2023, 03:23 PM   #91
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I got mine to work!
I have the script update from mironov.
Then in config.sh:
SCHEDULE="00:00-06:00=15 06:00-22:00=15 22:00-24:00=15"
SCREENSAVERFILE=$SCREENSAVERFOLDER/bg_ss00.png
DISABLE_WIFI=1
RTC=0
TEST_DOMAIN="192.168.1.146" #Personal
IMAGE_URI="http://192.168.1.146/kindle/image.png" #Personal

I've set the airplane mode to off.
After making all the changes, I restart the kindle from the interface and let it boot and go to sleep by itself.
I woke up this morning and my image was updating.

Notably I think the most important thing is assuring that the image is 8bit Gray. 16bit absolutely crashed my unit. RGB images get stretched out. I've written the image creation software in go, stealing a lot of the code from https://github.com/fogleman/gg
I've had to take code out of that repo because it was written for only RGB contexts and I couldn't think of a way to make a clean PR for Gray. I'll be working on that when I get the functionality I want out of my weather station.

I hope something there works dan-
I'll keep watching the thread.
Hi, thank you for you contribution. For some reason, I just cannot get mine to work. I modified the path for config and utils in the necessary scripts and I attempted to add the script update from mironov, but no cigar. My image is easily accessible on any device in my network via http. No matter what I do though, I cannot get the kindle to grab/update the screensaver. Also, where do you add the code from mironov? I've tried in several of the scripts to no avail. If you could please provide a detailed write up to get this working, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you in advance!
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Old 05-16-2023, 09:42 PM   #92
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I think instead of people writing up descriptions again what we should do is publish a new version which is definitely working. Would anyone be opposed to compiling all the tweaks we know you need to do into a new bundle and updating the links? @peterson etc
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Old 06-09-2023, 04:01 PM   #93
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Hello together,

i made a new onlinescreensaver version v0.4
@perterson i hope you are fine with it. you may can update the main post!

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additionally here is a small summary for PW1:

Kindle Paperwhite 1 (EY21) with latest Firmware 5.6.6.1

1. Downgrade to 5.4.4.2
https://drivers.softpedia.com/get/Ta...are-5442.shtml

2. Install Jailbreak
K5 JailBreak (5.0.x - 5.4.4.2)
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=186645

3. Upgrade to 5.6.6.1
https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/custom...MQC26VQQMM8XSW

4. Install Jailbreak Hotfix
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...postcount=1597

5. Install Kual
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=203326

6. Install MRPI
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=251143

7. Install Screensaver Hack
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=195474

8. Copy the content of the attached file (online screensaver) into
extensions/ folder

9. Change your settings in
extensions/onlinescreensaver/bin/config.sh (rtc=0 works!)

10. Go into Kual -> Helper -> Install MR packages

11. Go into Kual -> Online Screensaver -> enable auto download
Everytime you change something enable and disable auto download otherwise it has no effect

This should get you running!
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Old 06-21-2023, 04:46 PM   #94
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Thanks for working on this!

I just tried to get this up and running on my Paperwhite 2nd gen. I had it working for a bit and then something overwrote the config.sh file with what looks like the amazon user agreement in different languages. Any ideas? I've tried reinstalling onlinescreen saver and doing a full factory reset and now I can't get it working.
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Old 06-28-2023, 02:54 PM   #95
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Originally Posted by amapetilan View Post
Hello together,

i made a new onlinescreensaver version v0.4
@perterson i hope you are fine with it. you may can update the main post!

-------------------

additionally here is a small summary for PW1:

Kindle Paperwhite 1 (EY21) with latest Firmware 5.6.6.1

1. Downgrade to 5.4.4.2
https://drivers.softpedia.com/get/Ta...are-5442.shtml

2. Install Jailbreak
K5 JailBreak (5.0.x - 5.4.4.2)
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=186645

3. Upgrade to 5.6.6.1
https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/custom...MQC26VQQMM8XSW

4. Install Jailbreak Hotfix
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...postcount=1597

5. Install Kual
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=203326

6. Install MRPI
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=251143

7. Install Screensaver Hack
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=195474

8. Copy the content of the attached file (online screensaver) into
extensions/ folder

9. Change your settings in
extensions/onlinescreensaver/bin/config.sh (rtc=0 works!)

10. Go into Kual -> Helper -> Install MR packages

11. Go into Kual -> Online Screensaver -> enable auto download
Everytime you change something enable and disable auto download otherwise it has no effect

This should get you running!
Thank you @amapetilan. Because of your reply I tried again to get my PW1 working where I failed last year. And finally it`s working
also @mironov and @jonnydeath for the recent changes, that are included in @amapetilans files.

But be aware that there are some bugs in amapetilans v0.4 files:
  • put the fullpath (source ...) also in checkschedule.sh
  • in some/all? relevant files there is a typo: sourc instead of source
  • in utils.sh it should be wait_for instead of wait_forr

Good luck to all experimenting
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Old 11-25-2023, 06:25 AM   #96
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Has anyone managed to stably run this on a PW2? I get error messages about e.g. config.sh not being found.
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Old 12-10-2023, 04:26 AM   #97
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Has anyone managed to stably run this on a PW2? I get error messages about e.g. config.sh not being found.
I fixed it. Mainly had to add "./" in front of every reference of a script in the various .sh files.
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Old 12-16-2023, 08:59 AM   #98
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Been trying to get this to run on my Kindle 3 wifi, but no such luck. Might have to rework it a bit to see if I can get it run.
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Old 12-20-2023, 04:18 PM   #99
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Same here :/ Kindle Touch, and no luck with working this script.
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Old 01-12-2024, 10:28 PM   #100
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Working on PW1 but with refresh issues

I've got this working on a Kindle Paperwhite (1st gen, serial B024). Firmware is 5.3.5.

The problems are:

* When unplugged the screen flashes about 30-40 times. It's like it's stuck in some epaper refresh loop. After a bunch of this flickering it stops and shows my 758x1024 image.

* When plugged into a charging cable the flashing just never stops.

I've searched through all these forums but didn't find any clues or other posters with the same problem.

Anyone know how to fix this? Here's a copy of the image I'm using:

https://i.imgur.com/HaPAwuD.png
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Old 01-12-2024, 11:41 PM   #101
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Anyone know how to fix this?
Edit: Never mind, I updated to the 0.4 version linked earlier in this thread and the update thrashing went away.
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Old 01-17-2024, 12:05 PM   #102
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Won't update automatically when unplugged

Maybe someone here has seen this before. The integration is working but it stays stuck on the first image downloaded and never updates it.

I tried enabling usbnetwork and tailing the log, and everything works perfectly. The display updates with new images and everything works.

But as soon as I unplug the Kindle and set it aside, the updates stop.

Does this work differently if you push the power button to start the screensaver, than if you simply let it time out and auto start?

I know this device is checking in because I can see the webhook firing in the log, every couple of minutes (not sure why because I have the interval of the script set to 15 mins.)

Code:
this:
  entity_id: automation.kindle_battery_level
  state: 'on'
  attributes:
    id: '1705261420650'
    last_triggered: '2024-01-17T16:59:01.995861+00:00'
    mode: single
    current: 0
    friendly_name: Kindle - Battery Level
  last_changed: '2024-01-16T23:51:59.857797+00:00'
  last_updated: '2024-01-17T16:59:01.998070+00:00'
  context:
    id: 01HMC5S9ZB0EFH146CWYY43CZF
    parent_id: null
    user_id: null
trigger:
  platform: webhook
  webhook_id: REDACTED
  json:
    batteryLevel: 98
    isCharging: false
  query:
    __type: <class 'multidict._multidict.MultiDictProxy'>
    repr: <MultiDictProxy()>
  description: webhook
  id: '0'
  idx: '0'
  alias: null
What am I missing here?
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Old 01-17-2024, 06:10 PM   #103
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Confirmed the same behavior whether I push the button or let it time out and sleep. The screensaver image loads and never updates, even though I can see the webhook calls in the log book.
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Old 01-18-2024, 10:14 AM   #104
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Fixed

ok to bring some closure - I was able to get this working but had to update to the latest available firmware for my device first.
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Old 02-03-2024, 04:16 PM   #105
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I've just updated my PW3 to the latest version (5.16.2.1.1) and jailbroke it. Now I have to reinstall everything to be able to use my Kindle as an HA dashboard again. Can I still use Online Screensaver Extension with this FW version or should I downgrade my PW3 to 5.12 first? In this thread, I've read that Screensavers Hack is incompatible with any FW supporting a native screensaver. I'm not sure how it even worked so well for the past year when my PW3 was on 5.14.2. I upgraded to 5.16.2.1.1 while restoring my Kindle which ran into troubles (Repair code 2). I guess this happened because it had drained out at an inappropriate time (while fetching the screensaver image?).
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