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Request: Showkeys (libxosd-based alternative to key-mon)

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Request: Showkeys (libxosd-based alternative to key-mon)

#1 Post by app4soft » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:38 am

Package: showkeys
Version: 'master' (for testing) It is similar to key-mon. Key-mon has more features that showkeys. The advantages of showkeys are:
  1. Doesn't use gtk/gnome.
  2. Uses libxosd to display keys directly onto the screen.
  3. No floating windows that always need to be on top. This is very useful if you're using a tiling WM like Xmonad.
  4. Keystroke history. key-mon has this but doesn't show modifiers. showkeys does using and Emacs style key notation.

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Re: Request: Showkeys (libxosd-based alternative to key-mon)

#2 Post by timkb4cq » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:01 pm

Showkeys is now available in the testing MX-17 repository.
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Re: Request: Showkeys (libxosd-based alternative to key-mon)

#3 Post by app4soft » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:05 pm

timkb4cq wrote:Showkeys is now available in the testing MX-17 repository.
Seems like you forgot add dependency to libxosd

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mint@mx1:~
$ showkeys
showkeys: error while loading shared libraries: libxosd.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
mint@mx1:~
$ 
Last edited by app4soft on Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:43 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Request: Showkeys (libxosd-based alternative to key-mon)

#4 Post by timkb4cq » Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:46 am

Oops! MIssed putting a variable in the Depends: line. That's why we have a testing repo.
New version is up now.
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Re: Request: Showkeys (libxosd-based alternative to key-mon)

#5 Post by Jerry3904 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:48 am

That's why we have a testing repo.
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