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asked 2019-02-16 23:11:26 +0200

Malakay gravatar image

Hi all Sailors, I am worried with few things, maybe someone know a solution:

1) does exist some photo editor?which is capable to crop photos to other size and delete certain image part too.maybe some black&white effects or sepia would be welcome. I tried DiyImg, it is quite good, but cannot crop images :(

2) definitely some faster style of dialling would be welcome - there was great app called Fast Dial, but developer gave it up and it is not working on SFOS3 anymore :(

3) built-in browser is really horrible - it is slow, especially on websites where are some scripts in background, I would like to use some another Linux browser - what are some other options? I use opera few years, but sailfish version is not available, so temporary I use Opera mini and mobile for android, but I want to get rid off all android apps in future.

4) is any filebrowser, which shows thumbnails of pictures while you are browsing contents of your sd card and internal memory?

5) it would be great if there is some option to mark specific messages and delete them together

Thanks for the help :)

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oh and one more thing-is any way to get rid of tutorial app? I mind having its icon in menu

Malakay ( 2019-02-16 23:31:34 +0200 )edit

Filecase shows thumbnails.

Levone1 ( 2019-02-16 23:42:30 +0200 )edit
  1. There is a buildin Editor in Galery (press the Pen in the lower Picture View), does it solve your needs?
  2. Cargo Dock.. you need some time to get used to it but then it's great!
jayki ( 2019-02-16 23:52:54 +0200 )edit

get rid of Tutorial app:
remove sailfish-tutorial.desktop from /usr/share/applications
e.g. in terminal:
devel-su rm /usr/share/applications/sailfish-tutorial.desktop

kuba77 ( 2019-02-17 01:11:15 +0200 )edit

kuba77 : hey man, thanks for the help, it worked :) great :) oh, by the way, aren´t you from CZ? I am just guessing from the nickname :)

Malakay ( 2019-02-17 04:20:36 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-02-17 09:12:27 +0200

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updated 2019-02-17 09:51:19 +0200

  • Filecase shows thumbnails ...

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To deal with white-screen issue, follow thread on Openrepos. You need only to comment out line 145 in the TransferDelegate qml file.

As far as I can tell, Android is your best answer to the other ones at the moment. I did see one photo editor app on Openrepos, but I think it only does b/w, and I haven't tried it... https://openrepos.net/content/shihua/imageprocessor

Edit - out of curiosity, I just started messing around with Photofunia from Jolla store, and you actually can do quite a bit with it. It's a little confusing to figure out, but pretty versatile... I don't think you can crop, though..

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okay, I downloaded another installer with fixed comment. working now, but it wont let me go to SD card.it is greyed-out and cant open it :(

Malakay ( 2019-02-17 12:43:36 +0200 )edit

working for me. Are you going to /media/sdcard/? Try /var/run/nemo/... Does it show as mounted in Settings > Storage?

Levone1 ( 2019-02-17 14:43:01 +0200 )edit

Filcase is not maintained anymore since.. ages.. use Cargo Dock ;)

jayki ( 2019-02-17 17:31:21 +0200 )edit

Old Filecase is better than current Cargo Dock, appearance/usability-wise...

Levone1 ( 2019-02-17 19:48:12 +0200 )edit

answered 2019-02-17 15:34:32 +0200

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updated 2019-02-17 15:47:33 +0200

1.: Native apps: Filters and Resize from the Jolla Store
Android app: Photo Editor (com.iudesk.android.photo.editor) ìs capable as a desktop program.

3.: Fennec / Firefox / IceCat under AlienDalvik (all three are Firefox based, IceCat is Firefox ESR recompiled, Fennec the recent Firefox recompiled, both are in F-Droid).
IMO there is no alternative to them.

4.: Filecase from OpenRepos (as shown and discussed)
Install the original version by CepiPerez and fix it as described in this comment.

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Very subjective experience: I tried IceCat for a couple of minutes on the Xperia X. I directly found a couple of sites not working properly such as youtube (forever loading videos). Forgive my ignorance but if it starts like that, it won't continue better.... Sticking with Brave browser, looks quite similar, also privacy oriented and works.

Spark ( 2019-02-18 15:07:47 +0200 )edit

answered 2019-02-18 14:33:22 +0200

updated 2019-02-18 14:37:05 +0200

1) already answered above by levone1/olf - But if you do not mind the command line: ImageMagic is a complete and powerful (but not handy) tool find it on openrepos, repository NielDK

2) there is a patch (use patchmanager) https://openrepos.net/content/eugenio/patch-dialer-keypad-default or voice call combined patch by ancelad (using web catalog of patchmanager)

3) yes! simple as is Jolla does not provide (fully) usable browser atm

4) answered above FileCase (with manual patching in command line)

5) no e-mail does allow you to do so but messages app not

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