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asked 2017-07-28 20:58:42 +0300

kayoux gravatar image

Hi, I use SFOS on community device (FP2) and I don't have jolla-xt9. Therefore I don't have Autocapitalization. Is there an alternative keyboard with Autocapitalization or a library which makes that?

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Have you tried installing xt9 from Jolla's repo?,

Try this; pkcon install jolla-xt9 if it doesn't work/install, simply uninstall it pkcon remove jolla-xt9 - of course you try this at your own risk.

Edz ( 2017-07-28 21:05:54 +0300 )edit

It's not work (could not find jolla-xt9). I think it's because xt9 is non free component. Did you think it's possible to recover it from my jolla-1? and if how.

kayoux ( 2017-07-28 22:01:06 +0300 )edit

sorry I can't install rpmrebuilt. http://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=628791Screenshot170729081007.png thankyou for all

kayoux ( 2017-07-29 09:32:51 +0300 )edit

@Edz, sorry Imake a mistake with the screen shot. this is the error I have in warehouse. http://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=713626Screenshot170729123637.png later I try with terminal to see if it send more detailed error. After I try to install rpmbuild.

kayoux ( 2017-07-29 14:19:42 +0300 )edit

Or if the the xt9 is available for jolla1 in the repo (as it should be), you can just download the rpm with pkcon download /pathwheretodownload/ jolla-xt9. No need to hassle with recreating the rpm package.

Ingvix ( 2017-07-31 14:01:20 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-07-31 21:48:24 +0300

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updated 2017-07-31 21:50:18 +0300

thank you for all

@Ingvix I encounter an error durring the download. However I found the rpm on Web.

But more interesting this article presents several alternative keyboard

http://www.jollausers.com/2017/05/sailfish-os-and-alternate-input-methods/

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Was the error this?

Fatal error: Insufficient space in download directory '/var/cache/pk-zypp-cache/packages/xt9'.

I got this too and I got around it by going to /var/cache/pk-zypp-cache/packages/ and creating the directory xt9 there. But you got your workaround already so I guess there's no need for more help but for future reference if something like this happens again.

Ingvix ( 2017-08-02 12:32:50 +0300 )edit

yes it was that. thank

kayoux ( 2017-08-04 09:15:49 +0300 )edit

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