Web Browser Form Entry?

Jim Morris ml at e4net.com
Sat Jul 12 02:40:23 CEST 2008

To answer my own question, yes it does only work with the matchbox keyboard.

Have you noticed that the sound and tapping feedback stops when you do this or use the 
matchbox-keyboard? or is it just me?

Jim Morris wrote:
> I added keyboard as you suggested, but it didn't add anything to the panel, does that only work with 
> the matchbox kbd?
> Thanks
> Alexander Syring wrote:
>> Am Samstag, 12. Juli 2008 00:20:16 schrieb Jim Morris:
>>> It seems form input does not bring up the keyboard, I have tried with the
>>> default multi-tap and the same thing happens, try logging into m.gmail.com
>>> for instance, there is no way to input the login credentials.
>>> Any other way to force a keyboard?
>> I have a symbol in my panel add the following to /etc/matchbox/session
>> matchbox-panel-2 --start-applets systray,startup \
>>   --end-applets 
>> openmoko-panel-clock,keyboard,openmoko-panel-battery,openmoko-panel-gsm,openmoko-panel-gps,openmoko-panel-usb,openmoko-p
>> anel-bt,openmoko-panel-memory,openmoko-panel-wifi --titlebar &
>> after that you have to restart the x-server and look what's new ;-)
>>> Brian C wrote:
>>>> Michael Kluge wrote:
>>>>> Brian C schrieb:
>>>>>> On FreeRunner 2007.2, I did:
>>>>>> opkg install openmoko-browser2
>>>>>> and also installed the full keyboard per instructions here:
>>>>>> http://www.ginguppin.de/node/15
>>>>>> Now I browse to Google or any site with a form entry box and I cannot
>>>>>> figure out how to enter text into the form.  What am I missing?
>>>>>> Brian
>>>>> Did you see any error messages during the install of the new
>>>>> keyboard*.ipk's? What image are you using? factory or
>>>>>       ScaredyCat? Already rebooted or restarted xserver?
>>>>> Michael
>>>> No error messages during install of the keyboard*.ipk's.  Using factory
>>>> 2007.2 image.  Rebooted after install of keyboard and web browser was
>>>> already installed, so to the extent a reboot could help, I've done one.
>>>> Brian
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