[Sugar-devel] Sugar with a virtual (onscreen) keyboard

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 16:31:52 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk> wrote:
> Hi Sayamindu (and others),
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 05:46:43PM +0530, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:
>> [Apologies for the cross-posting]
>> Thanks to the pointers provided by Peter Robinson, I got the Meego
>> FVKBD (Free Virtual Keyboard)¹ running along with Sugar.
>> Thoughts, feedback, etc would be appreciated :-).
> I am not familiar with these details, so just shooting in the dark here:
> Perhaps looking at (i.e. get interface inspiration or steal code from) the
> alternative virtual keyboard implementation Literki, which seems to have
> happy followers among Debian OpenMoko users:
>  http://git.senfdax.de/?p=literki

Thanks for the pointer to this. It seems however that it's written
directly using Xlib, and hence would be unusable for complex scripts
like Arabic, Indic, etc.

Sayamindu Dasgupta

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