Which software do you miss on Pyra?


levi

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Being from the times where computers said "Ok?" with a blinking cursur behind it kind of makes me kind of a *nix guy but mostly probably a dos guy, MSX-DOS or just MSX.
Apparently the OK prompt is from early spins of Microsoft BASIC. By the time that made it's way to the commodore machines, it was replaced by the READY prompt. I'm not sure what machines like the MSX replied with to be honest. It's not UNIX, but at least it gets you used to the back and forth type something and get a response.
 

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I tried to follow the instructions for the Raspberry Pi 4, but it didn't work, and I didn't really expect it to since I'm sure it needs Raspberry Pi specific libraries.
 

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The Flatpak version also doesn't work, I think it needs OpenGL or something. gl4es doesn't work on it either, possibly because it's launching through Flatpak.
 

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I have recently begun phasing out Python in favour of Julia for all of my new projects. Unfortunately, Julia is unsupported on 32-bit ARM, unless you use a really old version; the latest builds are 64-bit only.

Maybe someday, with an updated CPU board...
 

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The other night, having the urge to continue a gaming session on the Pandora into the bedroom after the wife had already gone to sleep I was swiftly reminded just how bright the screen was.

"What are you doing!," portraying obvious annoyance.

After failing for a millisecond I responded, "trying to find the brightness controls," and closed the lid.

This reminded me why I am not currently using the Pandora as a dictionary. I still can't see the keyboard in the dark. But I wont have that problem with the Pyra. Which lead me to find dictionary discussions on these boards. Many dictionary discussions. A dozen or so threads related to my favorite type of dictionaries . Japanese-English, English-Japanese, Japanese-Japanese. Apparently there have been many Japanese language students here in the past . All of us looking for the type of dictionary that facilitates a glyph based dictionary learning system. We had @mcobit 's Gwaei on the Pandora but it borked. He claimed it basically went defunct with a dif in glib(this is true, but no one picked up the ball). Haven't seen mcobit for more than five years now. The participants in these conversations seem to be long gone. But, that doesn't matter, the original author of gwaei hasn't touched the source forever either.
We got GoldenDict too, maybe thats still an option, but I dont think that realizes the SRS aspect.
I feel we will always have a demand for language learners on this (DragonBox) platform. Particularly for those that get engrossed in Japanese video games that are never released elsewwhere

Something that provides a way to look up kanji/hanzi (especially with stylus input) and to also store results into a personal database for spaced repetition system reviews .
Apparently Dictionary discussion gets heated here? Regardless, which dictonary progarms can we get running on the Pyra that smash?

I get that
 

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The other night, having the urge to continue a gaming session on the Pandora into the bedroom after the wife had already gone to sleep I was swiftly reminded just how bright the screen was.

"What are you doing!," portraying obvious annoyance.

After failing for a millisecond I responded, "trying to find the brightness controls," and closed the lid.

This reminded me why I am not currently using the Pandora as a dictionary. I still can't see the keyboard in the dark. But I wont have that problem with the Pyra. Which lead me to find dictionary discussions on these boards. Many dictionary discussions. A dozen or so threads related to my favorite type of dictionaries . Japanese-English, English-Japanese, Japanese-Japanese. Apparently there have been many Japanese language students here in the past . All of us looking for the type of dictionary that facilitates a glyph based dictionary learning system. We had @mcobit 's Gwaei on the Pandora but it borked. He claimed it basically went defunct with a dif in glib(this is true, but no one picked up the ball). Haven't seen mcobit for more than five years now. The participants in these conversations seem to be long gone. But, that doesn't matter, the original author of gwaei hasn't touched the source forever either.
We got GoldenDict too, maybe thats still an option, but I dont think that realizes the SRS aspect.
I feel we will always have a demand for language learners on this (DragonBox) platform. Particularly for those that get engrossed in Japanese video games that are never released elsewwhere

Something that provides a way to look up kanji/hanzi (especially with stylus input) and to also store results into a personal database for spaced repetition system reviews .
Apparently Dictionary discussion gets heated here? Regardless, which dictonary progarms can we get running on the Pyra that smash?

I get that
goldendict is available in debian, so that should run on Pyra.
 

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The other night, having the urge to continue a gaming session on the Pandora into the bedroom after the wife had already gone to sleep I was swiftly reminded just how bright the screen was.

"What are you doing!," portraying obvious annoyance.

After failing for a millisecond I responded, "trying to find the brightness controls," and closed the lid.

This reminded me why I am not currently using the Pandora as a dictionary. I still can't see the keyboard in the dark. But I wont have that problem with the Pyra. Which lead me to find dictionary discussions on these boards. Many dictionary discussions. A dozen or so threads related to my favorite type of dictionaries . Japanese-English, English-Japanese, Japanese-Japanese. Apparently there have been many Japanese language students here in the past . All of us looking for the type of dictionary that facilitates a glyph based dictionary learning system. We had @mcobit 's Gwaei on the Pandora but it borked. He claimed it basically went defunct with a dif in glib(this is true, but no one picked up the ball). Haven't seen mcobit for more than five years now. The participants in these conversations seem to be long gone. But, that doesn't matter, the original author of gwaei hasn't touched the source forever either.
We got GoldenDict too, maybe thats still an option, but I dont think that realizes the SRS aspect.
I feel we will always have a demand for language learners on this (DragonBox) platform. Particularly for those that get engrossed in Japanese video games that are never released elsewwhere

Something that provides a way to look up kanji/hanzi (especially with stylus input) and to also store results into a personal database for spaced repetition system reviews .
Apparently Dictionary discussion gets heated here? Regardless, which dictonary progarms can we get running on the Pyra that smash?

I get that

goldendict is available in debian, so that should run on Pyra.
gwaei is also available in debian.
 

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Whenever i see this comercial about Microsoft Teams, i wonder if there is a compatible Client for Pyra Users,
Because you cant make it mandatory that you employe have a Microsoft Compatible Computer for Home Office,
this might be discrimination !!!

I dont work on a Business where they make Home Office, because Bees are Animals so they need also in Lockdown Supplys, whe had open the whole winter, whyle other shops had to close.., but i think i am not the only one who use his Pyra as his Home Office Computer..

Oh and i saw some pretty OLD Files, on one of our 3,5" Discs, ".skd" , and a "autoscetch" Programm was also on this "Flobbydrive",
So is there a Software somewhere who can open skd? Or should i try to run this autosketch whit Dosbox ?
 

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Because you cant make it mandatory that you employe have a Microsoft Compatible Computer for Home Office,
this might be discrimination !!!
Of course they can. It's their computer. You get paid to do the workload they give you with the tools they give you.
You may deem yourself incompatible with certain employers, though.
 

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No they cant: I write "HomeOffice", its your own Computer you use to make you work from home because in your Office, there are to many peaple otherwise which leads to a big risk of getting Corona..

If they lend you an Computer which you can use in Homeoffice whit the Windows Software you need, like Office, Teams, and so on, then they give you the tools, but my exemple was when you have to make homeoffice whit your own Peripherie..

The Same whit Homeshooling: I can remember, they dont get Computers from Shool, but have to use the own Computers, or when there is a lack of money, they can get lend Tablets: In some citys they get Ipads whit the special Homeshooling software..

This is also something im happy whit my Job: I never have to make Home Office, or when i would have to, i could log in via remote desctop between Pyra (whit big TV as Screen then), to my Work PC..
 

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Don't call it Home Office then. My employer strictly avoids calling it that, since if they did, they had to provide me with everything I need to work and they even had to ensure that the same regulations (work safety and whatnot) are met that apply to the "office office". They gave me a laptop and call it tele-working.
 
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