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Linux screensaver

Post by Philippe » Fri 02.25.2005 4:46 pm

I made a simple Unix screensaver that displays kanji and their meanigns and/or kana and their pronounciations. The list of kana/kanji is easily extensible.
It is based on Python and sould work for all X11-based platforms that use xscreensaver. (i.e. Linux, BSD,...)
If enough people are interested I can clean it up, package it and publish for free download.

Let me know what you think.

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Post by hihlordjp » Fri 02.25.2005 11:44 pm

Wow, that sounds great!

Er... Given the relationship of Unix and Mac OS X, is it possible for you to make a version for Mac OS X available...?
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Post by clay » Sat 02.26.2005 9:50 pm

Hi, That sounds great. If you like I can post it on the downloads page. If you want to do this, please email me.

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Post by Y0kur0 » Sun 02.27.2005 10:01 pm

That would be great! since im always on the computer it would be a great study guide ;D

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Post by kimita » Sun 02.27.2005 11:28 pm

sound great! always learning japanese. i hope you will publish soonB)

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Post by Spaztick » Mon 02.28.2005 10:12 am

Heh, dude Unix and MacOS are practically the same. I bet you could run the Unix screenie off your mac.
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Post by FullMetal_loon » Mon 02.28.2005 10:16 am

i agree with everyone else that is a great idea:D
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Post by kimita » Fri 03.04.2005 10:37 pm

Philippe wrote:
I made a simple Unix screensaver that displays kanji and their meanigns and/or kana and their pronounciations. The list of kana/kanji is easily extensible.
It is based on Python and sould work for all X11-based platforms that use xscreensaver. (i.e. Linux, BSD,...)
If enough people are interested I can clean it up, package it and publish for free download.

Let me know what you think.
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RE: Linux screensaver

Post by jinksys » Sun 04.24.2005 5:37 pm

I guess Ill pick up the ball the thread-starter dropped.

If you want a hiragana/katakana screensaver here you are:

Windows Users: http://www.thejapanesepage.com/downloads/KanaSeBa.zip

Unix/Linux Users:
http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=16792

Mac Users:
Couldnt find a damn thing. Sorry.

I personally dont understand the need for a hiragana/katakana screensaver, if you are at your computer to use the screensaver, you might as well use one of the widely available flashcard programs floating around. But hey, at least the makes you look cool ;-P
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