Going to work on my phone project for a bit. Just tool around...
Ordered a baseband from Sixfab, but something got messed up in delivery. Need to sort that out.
In the mean time, I'm going to try to install KDE Plasma Mobile onto a Raspberry Pi 3 B+.
Will post a screenshot if I can get it working.
Will livetoot it in the meantime.
(Understand I may not get anything working... just have some spare time and want to tinker around.)
- Plasma Mobile Site:
- 2016 Thread on using Ubuntu Mate image as base
- Sept 2018 Wiki w/ how-to's and troubleshooting
Updating raspbian, configuring the pi for US localization, setting up SSH, etc.
Changing the Debian repo from 'stretch' to 'buster' within apt.
AHH SHIT!!! WE'RE IN TESTING!!!
apt update && apt full-upgrade
And.... I'm going to go grab a coke while that's going on.
Ok.... that *seemed* to work...
Creating user 'phablet' and deleting the 'pi' user.
Added Plasma specific repos.
And now installing Plasma specific tools.
Fuck... that's a gig and a half's worth of data.
Glad I'm on ethernet.
That seemed to work!!!
Everything is working on my monitor...
Let's see if I can get it working on my 5inch touchscreen.
Ok. Touchscreen is working, but layout is landscape.
Need to change it to portrait, but the typical adding "display_rotate = 1" to /boot/config.txt is not working.
Going to try using xrandr to rotate the screen.
k... a couple of things.
Attempting to configure the display via raspbian's /boot/config.txt is overridden by KDE Plasma Mobile settings (I'm not sure where yet.)
You *can* configure things in config.txt, such as GPU memory allocation, just the display settings are changed once KDE Plasma loads.
Using the @kde Plasma Mobile GUI display settings to rotate brings up the error "Sorry, your configuration could not be applied. Common reasons are that overall screen size is too big..." etc.
May be an issue with kscreen.
Running kscreen-console via ssh and it's outputing a json file
(~/$ kscreen-console json)
Wonder how I edit that json file... where is it?
Ah... kscreen-doctor is a thing!
damnit... my monitor name has a space in it. I FUCKING HATE SPACES!!!!
This is gonna shit over everything isn't it...?
kscreen-doctor output."ADA HDMI-A-1-1".rotation.left
*seems* to work. The json rotation is changed from 1 to 2.
But nothing on the screen changes.
A reboot doesn't do anything and the json is changed back to "rotation": 1
OK, so maybe more of a footshot?
Ok... opened a console locally (using my tiny little 5inch screen!) and it does appear that ssh'ing into it opens a different "desktop environment" insofar as using kscreen-doctor doesn't affect the local settings.
Maybe. I'm learning this shit by doing... don't see much documentation. But that's probably my inability to use internet search engines.
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