[Debian] Auxlaunch

Michael Shiloh michael at openmoko.org
Tue Oct 14 19:56:09 CEST 2008

This is beautiful. Thanks!

It is very simple, very flexible, and easy to configure.

On top of that, it makes a great example program.

If you have time to write up a wiki page that would be great. Otherwise, 
I'll add it to my list.


Al Iasid wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted a simple, very finger-friendly app launcher for my Freerunner 
> running Debian. I also wanted to access it using the "Aux" button. So, I 
> mixed code from the PyGTK hello world example with code from 
> matchbox-keyboard-toggle and came up with "Auxlaunch". A screenshot and 
> download link is at aliasid.googlepages.com/auxlaunch 
> <http://aliasid.googlepages.com/auxlaunch> if you're interested.
> At first, it minimizes and waits for the "Aux" button to be pressed. 
> Then, it pops up full screen and shows 3 large buttons. You use the up 
> and down buttons to change the top button. Press the top button and the 
> selected app starts. You can configure the choices by editing the 
> ".auxlaunchrc" text file. I added an item for "Suspend" ("apm -s"), too.

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