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Updates to Kiwix JS Electron/PWA, and Kiwix JS WikiMed (versions 2.4.x March 2023)
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 14 Mar 2023
For overall changelog, see https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-js-windows/blob/main/CHANGELOG.md.2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 14 Mar 2023
Any way to stop screen rotation on Kiwix JS PWA on Android?
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 27 Feb 2023
I've opened an issue here: https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-js-windows/issues/375. I'll track progress there, but will update this post with any significant development.2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 27 Feb 2023
u/verrucagnome This fix is now released in v2.4.0: https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-js-windows/releases/tag/v2.4.0 and the PWA https://pwa.kiwix.org (let it update to v2.4.0).
New useability update for Kiwix JS for Linux and Windows v2.3.0
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 21 Jan 2023
u/Nibb31 There's no need to run it in Docker, as you can compile the Electron versions on either Linux or Windows simply by cloning the Repo and running npm install --save-dev, then npm start to test, or npm run dist-linux (or dist-win), to make packages. See scripts in package.json. It uses electron-builder to build the apps, in case you're familiar with its CLI.2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 21 Jan 2023
Version 2.3.0 of Kiwix JS has an extensive changelog, focusing on useability, versatility and some niggly bug fixes. Enjoy!
Desktop WikiMed app now with Full-Text search (experimental - works only with the Electron app for modern Linux and Windows)
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 15 Dec 2022
The packages contain the December 2022 WikiMed English ZIM (mdwiki_en_all_maxi_2022-12), together with the changes in the CHANGELOG. The Electron app uses Electron v18.3.15.
Kiwix JS for Windows and Linux v2.2.0 (with support for Zimit archives)
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 31 Oct 2022
For what's new, see the CHANGELOG. The headline feature is that Service Worker mode is now the default if your platform/browser supports it.2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 31 Oct 2022
Monday feature wishlist: what would you want to see on Kiwix as a priority?
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 30 Aug 2022
Are you referring to the Kiwix JS browser extension version? And are you referring to custom URLs for ZIM content as mentioned here: https://web.dev/url-protocol-handler/? Please note that the browser extension version requires you to pick the archive on each startup, so linking from custom URLs would not be a very satisfactory process. This might be possible in the PWA. See this issue.
Why isn't the play store up to date?
2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 22 Feb 2023
I downloaded 3.6.0 from the github page and search is fast and smooth.2 projects | /r/Kiwix | 22 Feb 2023
Looking further it looks like 3.6.0 used to be on f-droid https://www.reddit.com/r/Kiwix/comments/wxaf88/kiwixandroid_360_available_on_fdroid_major_fix/ but was pulled all the way back to 2.4 due to containing non FOSS. https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-android/issues/30910 which looks like isn't slated to be fixed until 3.7.0
What is your Kotlin project?
13 projects | /r/Kotlin | 12 Oct 2022
https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-android haven’t been there for a few years now but happy with what I did and taught. Introduced kotlin to a pure java environment and it was so much better every time
⟳ 7 apps added, 50 updated at f-droid.org
11 projects | /r/FDroidUpdates | 22 Aug 2022
Kiwix (version 3.6.0): Offline Wikipedia reader
What's your favorite/best written of kotlin code?
2 projects | /r/Kotlin | 21 Jul 2022
https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-android/blob/develop/core/src/main/java/org/kiwix/kiwixmobile/core/extensions/CursorExtensions.kt ah good it is still there, haven’t been on the project in years
Please, how do I make hardlinks like on Windows tablet? My company requires a legacy app -- Kiwix -- but it doesn't support external storage on my tablet, even though the OTG drive shows up fdine in everything else, so I am trying to hardlink like in Windows or Linux. Android uses Linux kernel&FS?
2 projects | /r/AndroidQuestions | 30 Sep 2021
A good place to ask would probably be r/kiwix or, better, https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-android/issues (or https://github.com/kiwix/kiwix-desktop/issues)
What are some alternatives?
kiwix-tools - Command line Kiwix tools: kiwix-serve, kiwix-manage, ...
offline-plugin - Offline plugin (ServiceWorker, AppCache) for webpack (https://webpack.js.org/)
wikipedia-mirror - 🌐 Guide and tools to run a full offline mirror of Wikipedia.org with three different approaches: Nginx caching proxy, Kiwix + ZIM dump, and MediaWiki/XOWA + XML dump
kiwix-desktop - Kiwix for Windows and GNU/Linux desktops
pwa-qr-code-scanner - Lightweight progressive web app for scanning QR codes offline
kiwix-hotspot - Kiwix Hotspot Image Creator (Desktop) for Windows/macOS/Linux
kotter - A declarative, Kotlin-idiomatic API for writing dynamic console applications.
operations-puppet - Wikimedia Foundation operates some of the largest collaborative projects in the world. This is the Puppet repo for our servers. This repository is a mirror; see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Developer_access for contributing.
OkHttp - Square’s meticulous HTTP client for the JVM, Android, and GraalVM.
Sapphire-Assistant-Framework - An extensible framework for creating Android Assistants on-device. It does not require Google services or network connectivity