[Inx] Inx Digest, Vol 47, Issue 5

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Sat Feb 24 17:57:48 PST 2018

On 25/2/18 01:46, LM wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018, 4:31 PM Karl wrote:
>     Subject: Re: [Inx] Hello old friends
>     In all seriousness, almost all of INX should be generic enough to run
>     anywhere - it was just things like accessing the frame buffer and
>     specific applications which became harder over time.
>     ...
>     If there is interest in reviving INX, I encourage anyone interested to
>     run the scripts on their preferred distribution and to coordinate fixes
>     to make it work.
> So, is anyone going to work on this?

I haven't seen any activity but as noted previously I'm happy to help
out anyone who is keen to advance the project.

> Another thought, INX would probably port very well to Android.  There
> are terminal apps like Termux and Terminal for Android that run command
> line, terminal and ncurses based programs on Android.

I hadn't thought of that before, it is an interesting idea. Is it
possible to run GNU BASH, GNU Coreutils or similar packages? Porting
effort would be directly affected by their availability.


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