Windows Phone: GSConnect v15 Released With Rewritten Gnome Shell UI, Option To Send Keyboard Events From Desktop To Android

Windows Phone:

GSConnect, the Gnome extension which integrates Android gadgets with your Gnome desktop, was as soon as updated to version 15 recently, which involves a rewritten Gnome Shell UI, a brand new feature which permits sending keyboard events from the Gnome desktop to Android gadgets, along with some different improvements.

The factitious is for the time being waiting for approval to be pushed to the Gnome Shell Extensions web build of living. Update: GSConnect v15 was as soon as is now accessible on the Gnome Shell Extensions web build of living.

Windows Phone: GSConnect v15 particular person menu


GSConnect v15 involves a rewritten Gnome Shell particular person interface

“to better conform to develop guidelines”. By default (when the

Provide an explanation for Mode

is determined to

Person Menu

in the GSConnect settings), the extension no longer makes exercise of icons for actions equivalent to sending recordsdata, discovering the utility, etc, and as a substitute a odd menu is ancient.

The most contemporary v15 delivery moreover ships with a brand new feature which permits sending keyboard events from the desktop to Android gadgets.
This feature requires putting in Caribou (gir1.2-caribou-1.zero bundle in Debian / Ubuntu; know about the total no longer compulsory dependencies here) and atmosphere a shortcut for the Keyboard merchandise in the Keyboard Shortcuts GSConnect choices, then utilizing that key to delivery a dialog where that you simply may form in your cell telephone out of your desktop:

Windows Phone: GSConnect keyboard

Or no longer it may possibly possibly possibly be vital to trace that for this selection to work, you may possibly wish to activate the KDE Connect A long way-off Keyboard in your Android cell telephone settings, then swap to the KDE Connect A long way-off Keyboard when selecting a textual instruct enter self-discipline, and at final delivery typing on the desktop, in the Keyboard window.
Whereas you occur to don’t enable KDE Connect A long way-off Keyboard in your Android utility, and moreover enable it for the unusual enter self-discipline, you may possibly know a couple of “Keyboard no longer absorbing” banner on the Keyboard window in your desktop:

Windows Phone: GSConnect keyboard no longer absorbing

Other improvements and trojan horse fixes GSConnect v15 embrace:

  • Most windows must attach their size/scheme
  • Respect desktop settings for window placement
  • Repair legacy SMS receiving
  • Repair visibility of plugin settings when enabling/disabling plugins
  • Repair native battery stats swap no longer usable
  • Repair extension freezeing desktop in some circumstances
  • Improvements to PackageKit help, especially for Fedora

The beginning notes moreover mention that there may be a trojan horse in Fedora 29 packaging that is affecting some Nautilus users, that may possibly possibly also be precipitated by GSConnect (even though no longer attributable to it). Stare this for more recordsdata.

Windows Phone: Set up GSConnect

Update: GSConnect v15 is now accessible on the Gnome Shell Extensions web build of living, so that that you simply may without concerns install it from there.

After putting in the extension (or updating from an older delivery), logout, then login to restart the session (utilizing Alt + F2, then coming into r wasn’t ample to substitute from v13 to v15 in my case).

It is possible you’ll possibly moreover doubtlessly are attempting to put in some no longer compulsory dependencies. With out these, some GSConnect parts is now not any longer going to work.

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