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Offline pq5190362

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"Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« on: October 02, 2016, 07:59:48 AM »
Hi,

any chance you could add the "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard to the Tiny Core Linux repo:

https://launchpad.net/onboard

?

It's the default virtual on-screen keyboard in Ubuntu and it is pretty nice.

Unfortunately the only virtual on-screen keyboard that seems to be currently available from the Tiny Core Linux repo, is xvkbd, which is much worse than Onboard and feels very outdated.

Onboard even has features like auto-hide and it can pop up near to the text input field and even has word predictions and so on.

Any chance you could add it?

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Offline Misalf

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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2016, 02:19:48 AM »
Yes, xvkbd isn't my favorite either.
I tried to build Onboard, which succeeded, but I'm getting
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$ onboard
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/bin/onboard", line 32, in <module>
    from Onboard.Exceptions import chain_handler
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/site-packages/Onboard/__init__.py", line 23, in <module>
    from Onboard.utils import Translation
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/site-packages/Onboard/utils.py", line 38, in <module>
    from gi.repository import GLib
ImportError: No module named 'gi'

The web says I'm missing python-gobject but that's installed.
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2016, 02:42:57 AM »
What is missing is the gobject-introspection module.
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2016, 03:03:58 AM »
Have that loaded as well.
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2016, 02:26:23 AM »
pygobject compiled for python3 is what is missing, see:

http://tinycorelinux.net/7.x/x86_64/tcz/src/py3gobject/compile_py3gobject

..note that you'll need to decide whether to compile against python3.4 or 3.5 and you'll also need pycairo compiled for the same version of python3, see:

http://tinycorelinux.net/6.x/x86_64/tcz/src/py3cairo/compile_py3cairo

have fun  :)
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2016, 05:39:58 AM »
since it looked like an easier task..

...python3-onboard posted to the corepure64 repo

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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2016, 12:53:36 PM »
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have fun  :)
:p

compile_py3cairo  mentions two patches, which I found here: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/python-modules.html#pycairo
I guess I don't necessarily need pushd and popd?

I'm getting an error that tells me nothing.
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#!/bin/sh  ::  Tiny Core 7.2  ::  Linux 4.2.9-tinycore

22:48:32 tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/$> patch -Np1 -i ../pycairo-1.10.0-waf_unpack-1.patch
patching file waf
Hunk #1 succeeded at 153 with fuzz 2.
22:48:50 tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/$> PYTHON=/usr/local/bin/python3.5 ./waf unpack
/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6
22:49:02 tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/$> cd /tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/
22:49:10 tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/$> patch -Np1 -i ../../pycairo-1.10.0-waf_python_3_4-1.patch
patching file waflib/Tools/python.py
22:49:23 tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/$> cd ..
22:49:28 tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/$> PYTHON=/usr/local/bin/python3.5 ./waf configure --prefix=/usr/local
  ./options()
Setting top to                           : /tmp/pycairo-1.10.0
Setting out to                           : /tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/build_directory
  ./configure()
Checking for 'gcc' (c compiler)          : ok
Checking for program python              : /usr/local/bin/python3.5
python executable '/usr/local/bin/python3.5' different from sys.executable '/usr/local/bin/python'
Checking for python version              : (3, 5, 2, 'final', 0)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Scripting.py", line 93, in waf_entry_point
    run_commands()
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Scripting.py", line 145, in run_commands
    run_command(cmd_name)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Scripting.py", line 138, in run_command
    ctx.execute()
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Configure.py", line 124, in execute
    super(ConfigurationContext,self).execute()
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Context.py", line 87, in execute
    self.recurse([os.path.dirname(g_module.root_path)])
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Context.py", line 127, in recurse
    user_function(self)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/wscript", line 29, in configure
    ctx.check_python_headers()
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Configure.py", line 217, in fun
    return f(*k,**kw)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Tools/python.py", line 146, in check_python_headers
    result=conf.check(lib=name,uselib='PYEMBED',libpath=path,mandatory=False,msg='Checking for library %s in LIBDIR'%name)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Configure.py", line 217, in fun
    return f(*k,**kw)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Tools/c_config.py", line 357, in check
    ret=self.run_c_code(*k,**kw)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Configure.py", line 217, in fun
    return f(*k,**kw)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Tools/c_config.py", line 435, in run_c_code
    bld.compile()
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Build.py", line 190, in compile
    self.store()
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Utils.py", line 300, in f
    ret=fun(*k,**kw)
  File "/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/.waf3-1.6.4-e3c1e08604b18a10567cfcd2d02eb6e6/waflib/Build.py", line 164, in store
    cPickle.dump(data,f)
AttributeError: Can't pickle local object 'Context.__init__.<locals>.node_class'
Checking for library python3.5 in LIBDIR : 22:49:51!tc@box:/tmp/pycairo-1.10.0/$>
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2016, 10:41:08 PM »
a couple more patches are needed for python3.5:

http://tinycorelinux.net/7.x/x86/tcz/src/py3cairo

py3cairo posted

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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2016, 02:58:43 AM »
Ah, gobject-introspection too old..
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2016, 03:25:25 AM »
too old for python3.5 you mean?

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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2016, 03:44:31 AM »
pygobject-3.22.0
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Requested 'gobject-introspection-1.0 >= 1.46.0' but version of gobject-introspection is 1.42.0
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2016, 03:47:19 AM »
I'd suggest to use pygobject-3.14, which more closely matches the vintage of the other gtk+ stuff?

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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2016, 04:10:45 AM »
pygobject-3.16.2 built successfully.
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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2016, 04:21:14 AM »
Great  :)

note the deps needed to get the corepure64 version working:

http://tinycorelinux.net/7.x/x86_64/tcz/python3-onboard.tcz.dep

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Re: "Onboard" virtual on-screen keyboard?
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2016, 04:43:53 AM »
Aha, gtk3-gir.tcz was missing and dbus needs to be running.
but
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onboard
14:41:31.001 WARNING OnboardGtk: D-Bus bindings unavailable  Onboard will start with reduced functionality. Single-instance check, D-Bus service and hover click are disabled.
14:41:31.009 ERROR Config: gsettings schema for 'org.onboard.keyboard' is not installed
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