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Re: FingerWorks MultiTouch Utilities - Linux

Here's another reminder to please post the 1.60 Linux software. I'd really like to put together a VM image for configuring Fingerworks devices that doesn't have the licensing issues that XP does.
by petercooperjr
06 Aug 2014, 13:13
 
Forum: FingerWorks official software
Topic: FingerWorks MultiTouch Utilities - Linux
Replies: 7
Views: 3189

Re: Fully working FingerWorks software in a virtual machine

It's all Java based under the hood, isn't it? So it should be possible to get working on a Linux VM Image (which would avoid licensing issues) or repackage it for the newest versions of Windows & Mac. I've been meaning to figure it out, but haven't found the time to do so yet.
by petercooperjr
06 Nov 2013, 17:56
 
Forum: FingerWorks official software
Topic: Fully working FingerWorks software in a virtual machine
Replies: 56
Views: 9372

Re: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?

That is pretty neat. I've noticed that the eBay prices have been dropping quite a bit from their peak. I had somewhat been wondering if there's just a lot less demand or whether more devices had been showing up in places or what. Perhaps both. I'd love to see these details.
by petercooperjr
01 Feb 2013, 18:02
 
Forum: News about FingerWorks
Topic: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?
Replies: 10
Views: 1954

Re: Small Update 1/9/2013

ken gray wrote:here's another tangential post about FW

http://technicallyphilly.com/2013/01/09 ... ouchscreen


Thank you so much! Now that it looks that the gag order is lifted(‽), perhaps we'll get to see a lot more about the internals and what happened at Fingerworks.
by petercooperjr
24 Jan 2013, 21:59
 
Forum: News about FingerWorks
Topic: Summary as of April 26, 2005, Updated September 2, 2005
Replies: 29
Views: 31866

Re: What is the future of Fingerfans?

I make sure to check here every couple of weeks. I'd love there to be some kind of community, especially as maintaining these devices (replacing ribbon cables when needed and the like) is something where we could really use each others' expertise. I really appreciate the effort in keeping this all r...
by petercooperjr
21 Dec 2012, 21:08
 
Forum: About this forum
Topic: What is the future of Fingerfans?
Replies: 8
Views: 1830

Re: Half dead touchstream for sale (germany)

If it's the left half that's dead, it's probably just that the ribbon cable needs replacing. So it may be closer to working than you think.
by petercooperjr
05 Nov 2012, 20:33
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Half dead touchstream for sale (germany)
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: Xwinder - how does it work?

I believe that it uses the accessibility features of the operating system, which are designed for tools like this that interface with nontraditional input devices, as well as some some software utilities to help make systems more usable for various sets of people. I don't really have a lot of detail...
by petercooperjr
17 Sep 2012, 21:10
 
Forum: Mousing and Gesturing
Topic: Xwinder - how does it work?
Replies: 5
Views: 1035

Re: wonky left pad on Touchstream LP

In my experience, problems on the left half are almost always due to the middle ribbon cable. I'd recommend trying to replace it if the unit is becoming basically unusable. The ribbon cable part number is DigiKey HF26U-03-ND. Might be completely unrelated to your problem, of course, but it's what I'...
by petercooperjr
10 Sep 2012, 18:49
 
Forum: Other troubleshooting
Topic: wonky left pad on Touchstream LP
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

Re: Silver TouchStream LP Dvorak an eBay

I'm keeping my eye on it. I have a burgundy qwerty and a dvorak now (one for work and one for home), and the silver is so nice-looking, and I think I want a spare… But I can't really justify $625 for a spare for myself, though I hope it's worth at least that. But I'll take it for $300, if the market...
by petercooperjr
23 May 2012, 21:14
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Silver TouchStream LP Dvorak an eBay
Replies: 13
Views: 2130

Re: Silver TouchStream LP Dvorak an eBay

(Deleted effective duplicate. I hadn't realized that the forum had moderation before posts showed up.)
by petercooperjr
23 May 2012, 14:27
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Silver TouchStream LP Dvorak an eBay
Replies: 13
Views: 2130

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