Howto hide keyboard (Was: Re: minimo (browser on freerunner))

Michael Kluge vollseil at
Sun Jul 13 09:51:52 CEST 2008

Michael Kluge schrieb:
> Michael Kluge schrieb:
>> arne anka schrieb:
>>> i just built minimo and cellwriter for the freerunner (gta02), which went  
>>> surprisingly well ...
>>> make build-package-minimo
>>> and
>>> make build-package-cellwriter
>>> the hardes part was finding the packages afterwards.
>>> i put them into two tar-balls, *dbg, *-dev, *-doc and the runtime one.
>>> links see below.
>>> how cellwriter is supposed to replace the i don't know and with minimo  
>>> there's always 1/3 of the screen occupied by the keyboard (if somebody  
>>> knows how to make that more flexible, ie the keyboard popping up when  
>>> necessary, let me know).
>>> for ipk see
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Openmoko community mailing list
>>> community at
>> I just found this:
>> I'll give matchbox-applet-inputmanager a chance ...
> Here is the quick and dirty process for manually showing and hiding the 
> keyboard.
> - kill the matchbox-keyboard process
> - (install and) start matchbox-applet-inputmanager
> - run minimo
> TODO would be a nicer icon in the applet bar (should be easy) and and to 
>   put this into the matchbox config.

Not so funny. Works exactly once and ends afterwards with:

matchbox-keyboa <defunct>


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