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Going to work on my phone project for a bit. Just tool around...

Ordered a baseband from Sixfab, but something got messed up in delivery. Need to sort that out.

In the mean time, I'm going to try to install KDE Plasma Mobile onto a Raspberry Pi 3 B+.

Will post a screenshot if I can get it working.

Will livetoot it in the meantime.

(Understand I may not get anything working... just have some spare time and want to tinker around.)

#DIT #Phone #FOSS #FLOSS #FOSH #FLOSH #RaspberryPi #KDE

Let's see if we can get #KDE #Plasma Mobile onto a #RaspberryPi.

Info Links:
- Plasma Mobile Site:
plasma-mobile.org/

- 2016 Thread on using Ubuntu Mate image as base
forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=

- Sept 2018 Wiki w/ how-to's and troubleshooting
community.kde.org/Raspberry_Pi

Let's get some Soma FM DefCon station playing for some background music.

- Community Supported Online Radio for Hacking!
somafm.com/defcon/

Clean up my workspace real quick...

Updating raspbian, configuring the pi for US localization, setting up SSH, etc.

Changing the Debian repo from 'stretch' to 'buster' within apt.

AHH SHIT!!! WE'RE IN TESTING!!!

apt update && apt full-upgrade

And.... I'm going to go grab a coke while that's going on.

Ok.... that *seemed* to work...

Creating user 'phablet' and deleting the 'pi' user.

Done.

Added Plasma specific repos.

And now installing Plasma specific tools.

Fuck... that's a gig and a half's worth of data.

Glad I'm on ethernet.

Ok!!!

That seemed to work!!!

Everything is working on my monitor...

Let's see if I can get it working on my 5inch touchscreen.

Ok. Touchscreen is working, but layout is landscape.

Need to change it to portrait, but the typical adding "display_rotate = 1" to /boot/config.txt is not working.

Going to try using xrandr to rotate the screen.

@tinker I thought xrandr didn’t work on pi? And display rotate only works over hdmi, I think.

@ajroach42 - yeah.... I dunno. it's not working right now... so maybe you're right.

The KDE GUI settings allows monitor control, but it's not allowing me to rotate the screen. Giving me an error.

The config.txt rotate setting isn't affecting the actual output.

The touchscreen is over HDMI. The monitor is HDMI, and the touch overlay acts as a USB device.

I'm trying to give the GPU more memory to see if that helps.

Andrew (R.S Admin) @ajroach42

@tinker I was only able to get mine to rotate on reboot, and that was done via the config you mentioned.

@ajroach42 - Yeah, I've gotten that to work on basic raspian... it's not working now after I've installed all the KDE plasma stuff.

Maybe I need to try again....