I used a Kindle4 as status display some time ago. For some months this display was without power and I was to lazy to fix it. My solution in 2014 rooting and image generation is nowadays too complicated.
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Task: Generate images displayable on a Kindle 4.
Example code using Python and Pillow:
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*- from PIL import Image, ImageDraw, ImageFont image = Image.new("P", (600,800), 255) # generate a 8 bit greyscale palette def palette(): for i in range(0,256): yield i;yield i; yield i image ...
Some notes on rooting a Kindle 4
The installation of the thee jailbreak as firmware update is easy (see http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Kindle4NTHacking). To change more on the device the next step is to enable ssh via usbnetwork (see http://www.turnkeylinux.org/blog/kindle-root).
Some additional information ...
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