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by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is Raspberry PI 3 capable of streaming online videos? Does it come with an OS installed?
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: Is Raspberry PI 3 capable of streaming online videos? Does it come with an OS installed?

My old computer has died and it would be expensive to fix it and unfortunatley I don’t have enough money for the next few months to get it sorted, so many moons ago I heard about Raspberry PI that might be a help for me. I need to write codes in python by day but at night I also like to sit back an...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Add-ons
Topic: Create my own Pi HAT, any ideas where to start?
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Create my own Pi HAT, any ideas where to start?

Hello fellow nerds. I am more of a developer than an electronics engineer but i have managed to connect some things to the GPIO ports on a Pi Zero and have them capturing the data that i want. Its nothing too complex, its just a few resistors connecting some GPIO ports to some sensors. Currently ev...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to communicate with Raspberry Pi without the Internet?
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: How to communicate with Raspberry Pi without the Internet?

Hi, I have raspberry pi, but I want it to be non-wired, but you can contact them and send commands to raspberry pi. Maybe you know how to do this? (Sry for bad english, google translate) If you have a RPi ZeroW or 3B you can create an access Point: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configur...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Disabling ext4 journaling remote
Replies: 10
Views: 1362

Re: Disabling ext4 journaling remote

ubnt wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:46 pm
I checked my drivers by df command.

/dev/mmcb1k0p6 of /boot
/dev/mmcb1k0p5 of /media/pi/settings

Could you please share which one I should use 5 or 6?

Have you used NoobS to install Raspbian ??
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: Java error in Thingsboard installation
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: Java error in Thingsboard installation

Hello, I have been trying to install thingsboard on my Rpi2 B+ model for which it needs a javaupdate which i have updated to 1.8.0_151 but i am still getting the following error when I was trying to unpack thingsboard installation setup. pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo dpkg -i thingsboard-1.3.1.deb (Readin...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Portable Raspberry Display Power Supply
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: Portable Raspberry Display Power Supply

Hello. I want to build a portable gaming console with the Raspberry Pi 3. The power source will be a LiPo battery. Now I've been looking at some display on Digi-Key and I'm not really sure what to look for. First, what type of connector? HDMI or parallel? Second, the power supply of the display. Fo...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: download of NOOBS 2.4.4 stalls
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: download of NOOBS 2.4.4 stalls

Hi, I have this magnificent Pi Zero, and want to download te latest NOOBS, but that does not work.. the download stops after 10-50 MB, and then it tells me nothing or there was a network error... I have tried different things. other browser, direct on my modem, and even with different computers, an...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: TV/Multimedia centre
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: TV/Multimedia centre

Hi, We haven't yet got our Pi, but just want to check if it would be possible to use it as an all-in one multimedia centre to replace our satellite/cable subsription. I know you can use apps like Kodi and Mobrdo etc on Amazon Firesticks, so hopefully we can have a raspberry Pi dedicated to this tas...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Portable audio player for kids
Replies: 5
Views: 96

Re: Portable audio player for kids

Thanks for your answer and your support. I'd like to use a Raspberry (or something similar) because I want to create something like [this][https://en-de.hoerbert.com/hoerbert-kaufen]. It doesn't have usual play/pause/forward/next like a normal MP3 player etc. but simply several colored buttons to s...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: System freezes while playing you tube video
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: System freezes while playing you tube video

Hi, I’am new to the forum world please forgive me if have not posted correctly ( I am willing to correct myself ) I have purchased raspberry Pi 3 Model B a day ago and I have installed the raspbian OS in it, when i play a you tube videos it plays for a while and freezes. Thank you for the support. ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: How to get wifi on stretch lite
Replies: 3
Views: 129

Re: How to get wifi on stretch lite

I am having a hard time getting wifi connected to rpi on stretch lite! Jessie lite seemed a lot easier looking back. The supplicant.conf file is empty and when I input my details for router and its pasword no joy at all. What am I doing wrong? Is there a possible work round and I have tried a coupl...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Cloning SD Card, 3 partitions? Consumes too much space?
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: Cloning SD Card, 3 partitions? Consumes too much space?

again, for backup you can copy some files to SD card OR USB stick... and transport also this way to windows PC, but you can not ( without some tools ) copy file from /home/pi/xxx as that partition is not easy readable by windows. for that are different ways recommended ( samba shared path ...) BUT ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Exact type of SD Card
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Exact type of SD Card

Hi All, I must have confused myself somehow but I can't figure out the exact SD card required for my device: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 (c) Raspberry Pi 2015 (that's what's printed on the board). The width of SD card that a connector on this board (there are two, same dimensions) can accommodate i...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Tell me if your HP printer works on Raspbian
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Re: Tell me if your HP printer works on Raspbian

HPLIP supports most HP Printers, I personally use a Wireless Printer - HP Envy 4500 eprinter : https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/supported_devices/index Is HPLIP available for raspbian ? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cups hplip Printers are configured via CUPS, this...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry pi as "brains" for hardware
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: Raspberry pi as "brains" for hardware

Hi I'm learning how to make applications with C++ with the Juce library currently in xcode on a macbook. My intention is to run the application on a raspberry pi and interface only with the hardware I'm using which is a grid with led buttons in this case. What do i need to learn, anything about ope...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Laptop connectivity and linux installation.
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: Laptop connectivity and linux installation.

Hi All, I do have following as platform 1. I have raspberry pi 2 model b v1.1. 2. Ubuntu 17.04 Ubuntu linux. 3. Other required hardware like HDMI cable, noobs card , keyboard, mouse etc. I have two iasues- 1. How to interface it with laptop ? I have checked many links on internet all are saying for...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Media player
Replies: 3
Views: 1342

Re: Media player

I have been watching Netflix on my Raspberry Pi (Rasbian) for a while now. Works seemlessly! It is a pity about showmax though. I have contacted them and their helpdesk assured me that they are working on finding a solution to make it available for the RPi. I took that with a pinch of salt - could ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Tell me if your HP printer works on Raspbian
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Re: Tell me if your HP printer works on Raspbian

Hello, I want to buy a printer of HP brand. But I dont know which models will work on raspbian. If your HP printer works with raspbian let me know. Previously i have searched on google to see which models work for linux. But those models are not available in the market. HPLIP supports most HP Print...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Kali Linux RPi3 Booting From USB
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: Kali Linux RPi3 Booting From USB

Hi, I have been experiencing some problems trying to get Kali Linux to boot from USB on the RPi3. I already have Raspbian booting from USB but I wanted to try Kali. I burned the correct image for Kali to the USB drive, removed the Raspbian USB drive and then plugged it in. It started booting , put ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Cloning SD Card, 3 partitions? Consumes too much space?
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: Cloning SD Card, 3 partitions? Consumes too much space?

Hi guys I have already read couple of articles about cloning a SD Card of a raspberry pi. I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 B with Raspian. I took out the SD card from the Pi connected it to my Windows PC. There I saw 3 new drives. 2 of them unreadable. One of them readable and called "RECOVERY". I clone...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How can I display a PowerPoint slideshow that's on SharePoint
Replies: 8
Views: 220

Re: How can I display a PowerPoint slideshow that's on SharePoint

All forgiven, Heater. And I agree about proprietary formats. You'd think that after all these years things would be distilled down to one or two formats for a given type of file (images, word editors, etc.,) but apparently bigger egos prevail. Less than an hour left at work and we still don't have ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Compute Model 3 - Black Screen/No HDMI Signal
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: Compute Model 3 - Black Screen/No HDMI Signal

Hi everyone, So I recently purchased a Compute Model 3 developer kit after working on my Pi 3 for months. I wanted to go a bit more in depth in what I could do with micro computing. But I am currently baffled. I try setting up the compute model on the developer board and powering it on, and it come...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: [SOLVED] -- RASPBIAN STRETCH LITE how to enable autologin - Pi Zero W
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Re: RASPBIAN STRETCH LITE how to enable autologin - Pi Zero W

Hey there, I recently bought the Pi Zero W and am attempting to run it headless. I added the wpa_supplicant.conf file + the ssh file to the boot partition on the SD card. Booted the pi up (with HDMI connected the first time to make sure everything worked)....however, when I boot the Pi Zero W, it a...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: wireless back up camera
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: wireless back up camera

hi guys i have pi zero w and pi 3 im wanting to use a pi as a wifi spot to connect to my ipad via wifi im not even sure if this is possible im new to pi and any info or any help with this would be greatly helpful thanks https://www.raspberrypi.org/help/ https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/con...

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