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[Q] Ubuntu Touch Tilt Controls

OP jarreed0

14th July 2014, 05:51 PM   |  #1  
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So I have an idea for the Ubuntu Touch OS. It is something I use everyday on my android. It is a tilt control setting were if my phone tilts enough to be placed in my pocket or if my android is set face down the screen will lock. If I would like this specifically and other tilt controlls, like turning auto-tilt on and off, to be implemented into the Ubuntu Touch OS how would I go about making a setting page on the status bar called "Tilt Controls" were I can implement these controls and other ones. Also by doing so will it have to be an app for some one to install or who would I contact to get it intergrated into the system so its built into everyones Ubuntu Touch phone.

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14th July 2014, 07:39 PM   |  #2  
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Those features would be great. I would be very happy to see them on my Nexus 4 running Ubuntu. Definitely give it a try.

If you're looking for help, a good way to get started will be to ask on IRC. You can find a list of channels here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList
I'd suggest asking on #ubuntu-touch or #ubuntu-devel. If the one you choose isn't the right one, they'll tell you where to ask.

I guess that the feature would need to be included into the system. Apps won't be able to deliver that functionality.

Oh, and would you mind keeping us updated?
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15th July 2014, 01:05 AM   |  #3  
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Ok thanks so much.
I will poke around and try to get this idea to be a reality and sure I wil keep this updated
15th July 2014, 04:23 AM   |  #4  
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I have started a GitHub Repo, UbuntuTiltControls, were this project will be worked on. Fill free to contribute by giving ideas and/or development.
I can not post outside links since I am a new user, but look up UbuntuTiltControls on GitHub. The username it is under is jarreed0.
OR https:// github. com/ jarreed0/ UbuntuTiltControls
Be sure to check it out and read the readme file.

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