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by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi

> Maybe, possibly the RJ45 Ethernet Drivers have not been installed ? Anything is possible, I simply installed the iso I downloaded, that's it. You'd think that would be included. 1) How do I check? 2) If so, how do I fix (can't access the internet :( ) so would need a USB file I could get with ano...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: add usb printer to Raspberry pi 3 B+ Windows 10 IOT
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: add usb printer to Raspberry pi 3 B+ Windows 10 IOT

Hi all I recently bought a raspberry pi 3 B+ and I installed a windows 10 IOT on my raspberry but I can't add my usb printer CITIZEN. I followed the exact steps on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot-core/learn-about-hardware/peripheraldrivers but I'm not able to see my usb printer in conn...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi

I installed the Raspberry Pi Desktop from the iso download on a Dell Inspiron 5100 ... this laptop does not have Wi-Fi but does have an ethernet port, which I've plugged into my router. However, no network functions or options are available. When I open the Network Preferences the Configure box has...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: eth0 + wlan0 on jessie
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: eth0 + wlan0 on jessie

Hi, what I want to achieve with my RPi B jessie: if eth0 plugged in, connect via eth0 and fixed IP if eth0 is unplugged, connect via wlan0 and fixed IP (same as used for eth0) if eth0 is plugged again, disconnect wlan0 and connect via eth0 and fixed IP I thought this would be easy, but searching th...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Debian
Topic: copy packages from raspberry pi 3 to other pi 3+
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: copy packages from raspberry pi 3 to other pi 3+

Hello guys. I have been working for 2 years on a big project on Pi 3 B and last month i bought my Pi 3 B+. So i cannot working with the same SD card. I downloaded the latest Raspian Image. Now my problem that i want to copy all packages from my old SD card and past it to my new one. ONLY the packag...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: cannot upgrade?
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: cannot upgrade?

I want to update my node.js to newest version but run into a lot of cascading trouble. I'll start at the beginning. When i run: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_10.x | sudo -E bash - it looks like the system is doing the upgrade so logs are the same: (i am currently on 7 Wheezy) ----------...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Any tutorial for a 100% completely reliable 3G/4G dongle with GPS?
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Any tutorial for a 100% completely reliable 3G/4G dongle with GPS?

Hi there, I know there is a list https://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals#USB_3G_Dongles but can you please recommend a really good tutorial for a dongle with GPS capabilities and extracting RTC time? I will be in the Netherlands, so Dutch providers. I only need to send to the cloud a tiny CSV fi...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connectivity questions
Replies: 7
Views: 139

Re: Connectivity questions

I have found posts about the changes between Jessie and Stretch and am wrapping my noggin around them. The one I am currently reading is: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/37920/how-do-i-set-up-networking-wifi-static-ip-address The VNC over USB remains a mystery. The RPF website has d...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade

Yes semantics rule !! Maybe reinstall "Raspberry Pi Desktop" DE ? sudo apt update sudo apt install raspberrypi-ui-mods Obviously backup first... I followed your suggestion, with the following results: [email protected]:~ sudo apt install raspberrypi-ui-mods Reading package lists... Done Building depen...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade

It stated in the Raspbian Stretch Blog an inplace upgrade was not recommended. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspbian-stretch/ Well, no, it didn't, really. What it says is: As this is a major version upgrade, we recommend using a clean image; these are available from the Downloads page on our si...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade

I have three Pis (two 3Bs and a 3B+), all of which I bought earlier this year, and all of which I run headless with VNC. I use one of the 3Bs as a 'store and forward' device for data from my weather station and a couple of indoor temperature/humidity sensors and the 3B+ as a development system. The...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Pi emulate USB stick?
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: Pi emulate USB stick?

Thanks for the info on the Zero - will check it out. However your recommendation about plugging the stick into the Pi - how is that different than plugging my stick into my laptop? That is not the question. The question is how to enable the Pi to BE the stick, to EMULATE a stick, to ACT AS a stick ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Change color of window buttons
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Change color of window buttons

I think the Raspbian desktop is built on LXDE (though called PIXEL) so you may have more luck on their forum https://forum.lxde.org than here but basically you will have to change the theme along the lines of https://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXPanel_Theming Sorry to say I've never tried this in real life -...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Español
Topic: Raspbian stretch en Pi B+
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Raspbian stretch en Pi B+

https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/

The latest release of Raspbian Stretch supports all models of Raspberry Pi SBC ;)
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Français
Topic: Question Grand Debutant
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Question Grand Debutant

Merci de vos réponses. L'idée était surtout de bidouiller avec le Raspberry pour s'occuper :D Je vais regarder ces fameux boitiers (la clé mentionnée ne me convient pas, il faut un PC ou un téléphone portable pour que cela marche apparemment). https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=63&t...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Configuring an Air Printer for use with Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Configuring an Air Printer for use with Raspberry Pi

Hello, I am trying to configure my Air Printer (Canon Pixma T1300 series (TS 3160 is the specific model)) on Raspbian (Stretch). Even though I am able to Add the printer using CUPS, I can't find the driver for the particular model among the list of canon printer models for which CUPS has preconfigu...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The USB power appeal
Replies: 31
Views: 728

Re: The USB power appeal

I may be wrong, I've never had anything needing much power plugged in. All my RPI3 B USB died when I was trying to draw about 200mA (one device - one port - 100-300mA max) So it is definitely 600mA / port which is actually more than USB 2.0 standard permits. There isn't a per port limit on the RPi ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: My printer model not listed in CUPS
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: My printer model not listed in CUPS

hi sir, i am trying to add printer via USB cable but My printer model is Epson L565 Series not listed in CUPS. I tried with random models of EPSON but they are printing 2 lines of random character or white paper.please guide me how to do that ? Raspbian Stretch sudo apt update sudo apt install prin...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Gutenprint 5.2.13 and CUPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1660

Re: Gutenprint 5.2.13 and CUPS

Guenterf wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:24 pm
Did you manager to print on your Mitsubishi printer from your raspberry?

I am also trying to print from my rpi to my cp-d70dw Printer without success... :(

Did you follow instructions to install gutenprint & cups etcetera ?

You are running Raspbian Stretch. ?
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Recommend TouchScreen Display for RPi3(Win10IoT)
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Recommend TouchScreen Display for RPi3(Win10IoT)

Hi All! I just want to have recommendations for TouchScreen Display i've been searching all over google but I cannot find proper reviews to devices. My raspberry pi 3 model b is running in windows 10 IoT OS. I have tried this (http://keetouch.eu/en/kot-0170us-sa6bw) monitor which is widely used in ...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Music on a remote device
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Music on a remote device

Hi everyone, I wanted to ask if there is a way to listen to music stored on a PI like with an HDD and listen to it on a mobile phone by being on the same network or simply on the web nearly everywhere. Thanks for your answers ! There are several options, such as: Plex Media Server piCorePlayer MPD ...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: pi3b can't upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: pi3b can't upgrade

It sounds like your boot drive got corrupted. What are you using for a power supply? What kind of USB drive are you booting from? It's not a bug I am aware of. I have USB booted and updated the 2018-06-27 Raspbian Stretch OS without incident. I have a Pi3B (and a 3B+) booting from a SATA SSD with a...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.
Replies: 582
Views: 121818

Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

As far as I can tell, a compatible 3B+ version of Ubuntu-mate is not available. Please see https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/raspberry-pi-b-plus-support/17791 You may be able to roll your own if you find the appropriate threads on that forum. Or you could try the Raspex version in PINN which is Ubunt...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Sharing internet by Bluetooth
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Sharing internet by Bluetooth

Regards Apple iOS Tethering see:

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204023


Regards RPi Bluetooth you need to setup a PAN (Personal Area Network), unfortunately have not yet found a good guide for Raspbian Stretch...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: PiServer Tool
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: PiServer Tool

Hey everyone, I've set up a VM of Raspbian Stretch to use PiServer and so far everything is great. I've successfully had several Raspberry Pi's Networking Booting from my machine. While there is a lot of documentation about setting up the server. There is almost no documentation for using it. I wan...

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