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Car mode for SFOS

asked 2019-06-09 17:06:01 +0300

Malakay gravatar image

updated 2019-06-09 17:07:15 +0300

Hi all, I already looked into another themes and I think there are no active themes for a long time. Last questioned about 2013-2014, so I am asking again in 2019.

I would very welcome some driving mode, like it was on Windows Phoneimage description

I think most important things are:

- shortcut to some navigation software (poormaps, or I use Maps.me) - configurable of course, user select the one he uses most

- contacts shortcut for dialling contacts or numbers, maybe shortcut for FastDial would be great

- messages shortcut for reading incoming sms

- date, time, speed maybe (when GPS on)

- to be completely controllable by one hand

I use one-earphoned headset, so this driving mode should be great for me and more others :) Does some exist or is there someone to make one?

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and one more thing that came to my mind - shortcut to bt options to pair headset :)

Malakay ( 2019-06-09 18:43:31 +0300 )edit

This is a subject close to my heart as I use my phone as a infotainment system while driving.

vattuvarg ( 2019-06-09 18:56:37 +0300 )edit

There's a rather extensive question about this subject.... duplicate?

rgrnetalk ( 2019-06-09 19:40:21 +0300 )edit

We already have one half of that image, called 'Homescreen' - switching on/starting the app could take you to your regular Homescreen but it now has 4 bold buttons, like we see in the image and is all a bit bolder and easier to read at a glance.

Basically all components required for this exist in SFOS already, shouldn't be too hard to achieve......on your marks, get set, CODE!!!!...and close this question as duplicate, as suggested above.

Edz ( 2019-06-09 20:11:29 +0300 )edit

plus bigger multimedia buttons

deloptes ( 2019-06-09 22:56:00 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-11-03 23:18:10 +0300

Malakay gravatar image

So, who wants to try the CarMode? I can upload somewhere and provide instructions :)

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github or gitlab

abc123 ( 2019-11-03 23:56:26 +0300 )edit

git is good suggestion

what kind of package can we expect?

peterleinchen ( 2019-11-04 00:30:38 +0300 )edit

it has to be installed manually at the moment. I need someone who will make RPM for it.

Malakay ( 2019-11-04 00:51:41 +0300 )edit

answered 2019-06-23 12:42:05 +0300

Malakay gravatar image

So, with my Czech friend, who develops apps we had made a carmode script, so I have now what I have wanted :) I am closing this topic :)

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we're so happy for you!

coderus ( 2019-06-23 13:07:11 +0300 )edit

its great, if there is someone interested, I can provide information. Oh, by the way, coderus, are you able to make installer for it? I want to give it to the community on openrepos :)

Malakay ( 2019-06-23 14:54:49 +0300 )edit

Definetly great news. I look fwd to see/try it. hope it make it'e way to the store. do you have screen shots? Of course i would like the oportunity to give it a spin even now.

didilalala ( 2019-06-23 15:28:55 +0300 )edit

i uploaded screeshots.

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actually that terminal window is not here anymore, we solved it too.so it starts fast dial, messages and pure maps, but its fully configurable :)

Malakay ( 2019-06-23 17:45:06 +0300 )edit

and i added pitot, app showing speed

Malakay ( 2019-06-24 02:53:06 +0300 )edit
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Asked: 2019-06-09 17:06:01 +0300

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