Desktop updates:

  • added some characters from the german keyboard layout that I’m missing using the american one so I created the file .Xmodmap in the home directory
    keycode 108 = Mode_switch Multi_key
    keycode 38 = a A adiaeresis Adiaeresis
    keycode 39 = s S ssharp ssharp
    keycode 30 = u U udiaeresis Udiaeresis
    keycode 32 = o O odiaeresis Odiaeresis
    keycode 49 = asciitilde grave degree 
    keycode 11 = 2 at twosuperior
    keycode 12 = 3 numbersign threesuperior
    keycode 26 = e E EuroSign
    keycode 27 = r R registered
    keycode 21 = equal plus plusminus
    
  • to activat it just run xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap
  • I wrote this file innitially for my notebook but it works great on my custoum mechanical keyboard as well

Pi Calendar:

  • Mission is to do it all with python from now on, but now the introduced graphics so let’s see
  • first I had to install graphics.py I got the code from here and placed the file in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages
  • also had to install Tkinter via sudo apt-get install python3-tk
  • installed pygame with this instructions
  • drew an image and a box but I cant check these for collision so I have to change to sprites tomorrow