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Month: April 2015

Re: [trinity-users] How to get an onscreen keyboard?

From: André <andre_debian@...>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:20:15 +0200

Not sure, but the automatic onscreen keyboard
and virtuazl use should work correctly with an appropriate package like this :
or a similar package... that I don't find until now,
and depends of its Linux distribution.

If you have an idea... thanks.


On Tuesday 07 April 2015 10:22:34 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Monday 06 April 2015 23.16:52 andre_debian@... wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Thanks for your answers.
> >
> > "kvkbd-trinity" works if I launch it (icon),
> > (the keyboard is not very "practical" and not easy to use...)
> I'm afraid it's the best I found yet on Linux. It may depend on the version
> you use (I've tried the one for Ubuntu 14.04)
> > With Windows-8, the onscreen-keyboard  starts automatically
> > when we need it.
> Yep, I guess W8 was conceived for touchscreens - which probably explains
> why people seem  not to like it on not-touch screens...
> > Maybe too with the Desktop KDE4 or Gnome... ? (I will try asap),
> > and also testing the zoom with three fingers.
> I don't know how powerful is your machine, but on mine Gnome 3 is just
> useless: slow and tiny scren fonts and touch surfaces.
> It does provide an on-screen keyboard, but just as with Unity the way it
> appears and disappears is a mystery to me.
> What's more, the Unity and Gnome devs (I don't know for KDE 4) have found
> intelligent to set the entry point for their windows in some "search" field
> (apparently the "modern" way to look for applications). The result is that
> the keyboard pops up, although you'd actually like to sweep with your
> fingers...
> I've seen someting about a tool called "Touchegg". Seems to rely on QT4 but
> be relatively UI-independant. Multi-fingers gestures seem possible. I'll
> take a look.
> > Very difficult to have the perfection... :-)
> This is a very profound philosophical truth :))
> > André
> I haven't yet had time to watch but here a Peter Larsen seems to have take
> a large tour of Linux's touchscreen possibilities:
> Thierry