Sorry fr the misdirected software announcement!

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New blog post: When downsizing is rightsizing.

As you all know, G+ is going to be shut down next fall.

I think the archived posts and community of Tactile Keyboard are worth saving, so I've been thinking about where to migrate it to.

Of course being able to migrate it all depends on two unknowns: (a) what kind of data export Google will support, and (b) whether I can find any social-media engine that will support data import to populate a new live community. Then of course we'd all have to make accounts on the new system. It's a pretty daunting set of challenges.

Before I make any technical moves in that direction, I'd like to get some idea where other Tactile Keyboards members are planning to go. Gab? Minds? Diaspora?

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Very tactile... blue clicky switches.
KPT-102 Keyboard
KPT-102 Keyboard
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Just bit the bullet and ordered a 62-key Kishaver from modelfkeyboards.com. Let's see how it fares. Guess my order is one of the last ones, so it's going to take time...

(I own two old Model F keyboards, and their ergonomics are miles ahead of Model M's)

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Hi guys, I'm a college student on break and I decided to start a clothing apparel brand all about keyboards. I noticed that we have all these keyboards but no shirts to represent our hobby. I was wondering if any of you guys would be interested in designs like these: "https://imgur.com/a/C2mVVk3". If there's interest here, I'll definitely run some giveaways and special promotions for the community here!

My instagram is here if anyone's interested: https://www.instagram.com/flippedspacebar/

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My search for the perfect keyboard continues, but is this getting excessive? https://mansfield-devine.com/speculatrix/2018/03/mechanical-keyboards-revisited/
Mechanical keyboards revisited
Mechanical keyboards revisited
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Okay, so I've got now a beautiful IBM M122. With RJ45-to-USB converter, it works beautifully. A question, though, is: how would you make the most of all 122 keys? What kind of mappings and layouts would you use?

(I'm using Fedora 27 + GNOME 3 on a daily basis)

My story is, alas, not one of success. I got inspired by the Sun keyboards with their dedicated Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo, Find, and Compose keys, and mapped them on the left FN column. Turned out, that while many applications picked up those keys, GNOME Shell did not know about some of them, and in Chrome the keys didn't work in the UI (but worked on the pages themselves, strange). Sublime Text, which is indispensable in working with large codebases, doesn't even know about existence of those keys.

GNOME Shell won't allow to easily bind single action to multiple keyboard shortcuts (you have to use dconf-editor); gnome-terminal has the same problem except that you're out of luck even with dconf-editor. Why is this a problem? Simple. I have a laptop, and it's not always plugged to the external keyboard. And while it's not plugged, I'd like it to retain the usual shortcuts as well.

What I'm seeing is that modern systems are more favorably inclined towards the likes of HHKB (show me one with buckling springs and with that exact layout, I'll buy it) than the clunky M122. I, however, would expect better from Unix systems.

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One of the good choice around $100.

Wondering if anyone has received a Keyboardio keyboard, and what their thoughts about it are?
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