[Sugar-devel] Sugar with a virtual (onscreen) keyboard
earias at plan.ceibal.edu.uy
Thu Jun 17 09:49:05 EDT 2010
FVKBD support spanish keyboard?
Could be added an system scanning buttons to write. for example:
2010/6/17 Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com>
> > [Apologies for the cross-posting]
> > Hello,
> > Thanks to the pointers provided by Peter Robinson, I got the Meego
> > FVKBD (Free Virtual Keyboard)¹ running along with Sugar.
> > A problem with the current FVKBD is that it supports only one base
> > layout. Even "variants" of that layout (eg: CapsLock enabled, Symbols,
> > etc) are treated as "temporary", which means that you press the "Caps"
> > key, enter a capital letter, and immediately after that, it gets reset
> > back to the base layout (lower case qwerty).
> > I wanted something which would be similar to the existing physical
> > keyboards that we ship with the XO machines - with a dedicated key to
> > switch between different scripts in the same keyboard. I had to extend
> > the code of FVKBD to implement that, and with the modified FVKBD, I
> > have spun a live-cd ISO (based on the current SOAS). You can download
> > it from
> For those who do not want to download the ISO, there's a screencast at
> Sayamindu Dasgupta
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