Screenkey
Utilities
Description:

A screencast tool to show your keys inspired by Screenflick and initially based on key-mon project.

-Usage:
tar xvfz screenkey-0.2.tar.gz
cd screenkey-0.2
./screenkey

-Install:
tar xvfz screenkey-0.2.tar.gz
cd screenkey-0.2
sudo ./setup.py install

See Screenkey in action (screenshots and video)
http://pabloseminario.com.ar/projects/screenkey/

Changelog:

6 years ago

- Command line debug options (--help)
- Two keyboard modes (raw and normal)
- Preferences dialog to set size and position
- Several bug fixes

6 years ago

borkborkbork

Hey, this program looks really nice, but just like someone else said, it only catches keys for a couple of seconds then freezes. Is there anything I can do? I would love to use this for some videos teaching screen/vim.

2.6.32-27-generic 64 bit
DISTRIB_CODENAME=lucid
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS"

screenkey_0.2_all.deb

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6 years ago

BrunIF

Cyrilic symbol is not supported.
And programms work little bad on KDE (kubuntu 10.04)

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6 years ago

pabluk

Hi,
I've been working on cyrilic support but isn't finished.
About KDE related problems, I'm not a KDE user but if you want you can add a bug report about this on Launchpad https://bugs.launchpad.net/screenkey/+filebug
Maybe a KDE developer can help us.

Thanks BrunIF

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6 years ago

nick87720z

$ screenkey --debug --no-detach
DEBUG:Screenkey:file /home/nykeej/.cache/screenkey.dat does not exists.
DEBUG:Screenkey:Thread created
DEBUG:Screenkey:Thread started.
DEBUG:Screenkey:Using StatusIcon.

# Opening opening some dialog via menu
# No reaction. Screenkey freezed. Killing

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6 years ago

pabluk

What distro of Linux are you running?
Because I found a bug like this https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/315456 related to xorg and python-xlib.
If you can post your versions, maybe I can fixed.
Thanks!

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6 years ago

nick87720z

Oh, yes, I forgot.

Ubuntu 9.10
Python 2.6.4
python-xlib 0.14-2 (karmic)
xorg 7.4+3ubuntu10 from karmic-updates

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6 years ago

nenelinux

any repositories for ubuntu ?

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6 years ago

pabluk

Hi nenelinux,

for the moment, there is no repository for Ubuntu. But in the project page https://launchpad.net/screenkey/+download you can find packages (.deb) for Ubuntu/Debian.

Thanks!

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6 years ago

d1337r

Does not work with other keyboard layouts :( For example if I try to type something in Russian, screenkey outputs the corresponding English keys.

But the program is still nice :)

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6 years ago

pabluk

Hi d1337r,

I'm working on this bug, there is a report on Launchpad about this https://bugs.launchpad.net/screenkey/+bug/591434
If you can attach the output of 'xmodmap -pk' that would be very helpful for me.

Thanks!

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