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'''GutenFlash''' lets you read books by displaying single words or small phrases quickly, in a large font.  The technique is known as RSVP, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapid_Serial_Visual_Presentation Rapid Serial Visual Presentation].
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'''GutenFlash''' lets you read books by displaying single words or small phrases quickly, in a large font.  The technique is known as RSVP, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapid_Serial_Visual_Presentation Rapid Serial Visual Presentation].
  
 
Current features:
 
Current features:
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
  
=== UTF-8 ===  
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=== UTF-8 ===
 
GutenFlash expects UTF-8 files. So for reading a file originally in iso-8859-1, please convert it before to UTF-8 in a shell terminal:
 
GutenFlash expects UTF-8 files. So for reading a file originally in iso-8859-1, please convert it before to UTF-8 in a shell terminal:
iconv -f iso-8859-1 Reveries.txt -t utf-8 > Reveries.utf8
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iconv -f iso-8859-1 Reveries.txt -t utf-8 > Reveries.utf8
  
 
=== NameError: name 'init' is not defined===
 
=== NameError: name 'init' is not defined===
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=== Preferences ===
 
=== Preferences ===
 
Create your .gutenflash.conf file:
 
Create your .gutenflash.conf file:
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gutenflash --showcfg > ~/.gutenflash.conf
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gutenflash --showcfg > ~/.gutenflash.conf
  
 
and edit it.
 
and edit it.
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Upstream website: http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/
 
Upstream website: http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/
 
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'''Source code released:Can't find'''.
 
== Toolchain: Make ipk ==
 
== Toolchain: Make ipk ==
The comment below might be addressed elsewhere (irc, list?) (GC).
 
 
  
  
*download snapshot from http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/files/
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*download snapshot from http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/files/
*cd to ipk-folder
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*cd to ipk-folder
*make
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*make
*scp file to your phone
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*scp file to your phone
  
  
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[[Image:Gutenflash.png]]
 
[[Image:Gutenflash.png]]
  
[[Category:Applications]]
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[[Category:Office Applications]]

Latest revision as of 08:10, 14 October 2008

GutenFlash lets you read books by displaying single words or small phrases quickly, in a large font. The technique is known as RSVP, Rapid Serial Visual Presentation.

Current features:

  • loads plain text
  • chapter navigation
  • paragraph and sentence navigation
  • continuous speed control from 20wpm - 2000wpm
  • total / remaining playtime calculation
  • 3 display modes

Contents

[edit] Notes

[edit] UTF-8

GutenFlash expects UTF-8 files. So for reading a file originally in iso-8859-1, please convert it before to UTF-8 in a shell terminal: iconv -f iso-8859-1 Reveries.txt -t utf-8 > Reveries.utf8

[edit] NameError: name 'init' is not defined

You may want to update the pygtk __init__.py file as suggested in #1718

[edit] Preferences

Create your .gutenflash.conf file:

gutenflash --showcfg > ~/.gutenflash.conf

and edit it.

[edit] Download

Current mokoified version (ipk package and bitbake recipe): http://soft.oralux.net/gutenflash/

Upstream website: http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/ Source code released:Can't find.

[edit] Toolchain: Make ipk


Gutenflash.png

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GutenFlash lets you read books by displaying single words or small phrases quickly, in a large font. The technique is known as RSVP, Rapid Serial Visual Presentation.

Current features:

  • loads plain text
  • chapter navigation
  • paragraph and sentence navigation
  • continuous speed control from 20wpm - 2000wpm
  • total / remaining playtime calculation
  • 3 display modes

Notes

UTF-8

GutenFlash expects UTF-8 files. So for reading a file originally in iso-8859-1, please convert it before to UTF-8 in a shell terminal:

iconv -f iso-8859-1 Reveries.txt -t utf-8 > Reveries.utf8

NameError: name 'init' is not defined

You may want to update the pygtk __init__.py file as suggested in #1718

Preferences

Create your .gutenflash.conf file:

gutenflash --showcfg > ~/.gutenflash.conf

and edit it.

Download

Current mokoified version (ipk package and bitbake recipe): http://soft.oralux.net/gutenflash/

Upstream website: http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/

Toolchain: Make ipk

The comment below might be addressed elsewhere (irc, list?) (GC).


*download snapshot from http://toykeeper.net/programs/flash/files/
*cd to ipk-folder
*make
*scp file to your phone


Gutenflash.png