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by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Updating the Kernel manually/Get wifi dongle working.
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Updating the Kernel manually/Get wifi dongle working.

So I have spent the best part of two days trying to get this blooming Wifi Dongle to work and I am tearing my hair out. I want to use the Pi as an access point. It is a Mediatek MT7601U, I've tried compiling and using drivers from their website, using the script from fars robitics (gives me a "cann...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: CIFS trouble after RPI-Update
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: CIFS trouble after RPI-Update

Hello, I was using my RPI (v2) without any problem, mounting NAS share with CIFS until I decided to do a RPI-Update. I went to the latest version of the firmware, Lastest FIRMWARE.JPG and then, ... finished, systematically getting error when mounting the NAS volume. "Operation not supported" Mount-...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card goes into write protect mode and can't be used later
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: SD Card goes into write protect mode and can't be used later

Whenever I flash the Raspbian OS into the SD card, the SD card automatically goes into write protect mode. I was trying to bring up the xvisor on the RPi3. For this, you need to build a custom boot, kernel and then write it to the RPi3 partition. Since the partition has become write protected, I'm ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Can't play youtube video at 1080P screen resolution
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: Can't play youtube video at 1080P screen resolution

Hi, I have purchased a Raspberry Pi3 B and install Raspbian on it. I have put the screen resolution at 1920x1080 at 60Hz. When it is at that resolution, the Youtube just can't play full screen video(even if the video is 360P) smoothly. The video gets interrupted periodically. I am running Chromium ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspbian has a little problem.
Replies: 8
Views: 367

Re: Raspbian has a little problem.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/raspbian/updating.md Thank you! Edit: After following the steps and rebooting, the problem still exists! :| Start afresh, without using NoobS, Raspbian Stretch with Desktop: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Etcher can both unzip the download ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Software Defined Radio
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Software Defined Radio

Hi, I´m trying to use a SDR (Airspy in this case) which is connected by usb to a Raspberry pi for the processing of signals. But I doný know how can I do it. I have tried to download de driver of rtl-sdr but the Raspberry didn´t detect de Airspy as a rtl-sdr. Any idea? This guide ??? https://airspy...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: working with microphone on raspberry pi2
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: working with microphone on raspberry pi2

Hello, has anyone worked with this: https://www.element14.com/community/community/raspberry-pi/raspberry-pi-accessories/cirrus_logic_audio_card?ICID=Pi-Accessories-wolfson-audio-space ? Is it compatible with raspberry pi 2? Because I am beginner on raspberry I want to ask, if I can use raspberry as...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Reformatting Question
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Reformatting Question

Hello, this may sound like a stupid question but I want to be sure nothing goes wrong. I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with a preloaded NOOBS 32gb SD card. It has a lot of programs on it such as, Scratch, Python, Sonic Pi, Mathematica and Wolfram, etc. I wanted to add Retropie to my Raspberry Pi ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Windows 10 IoT on Compute Module 3
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Windows 10 IoT on Compute Module 3

Windows 10 IoT Core is a Microsoft Product and they have their own Support Forum !! For better or worse, Microsoft has Board Support Packages and drivers the responsibility of hardware manufacturers. RPT/RPF do provide the required "driver / firmware / etcetera", as was discussed somewhere in these...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Windows 10 IoT on Compute Module 3
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Windows 10 IoT on Compute Module 3

I intend to run Windows 10 IoT on the Compute Module 3. Since it's the guts of a Pi3 I expect it to run, but I need access to the second serial port on the module. I know that drivers are supplied in the BSP for the Pi3 but modifying the ACPI tables (to remove the bluetooth and add the second seria...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: I tried RiscOS Pi
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: I tried RiscOS Pi

Hi all After quite a long time away, I finally got back to the Pi, this time a Pi 3 with a Sandisk SD card that was fast enough not to limit the performance. And - while getting curious, a thing from the long past shows up. I loaded up RiscOS on the Raspberry Pi 3, and I was blown away by the perfo...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Has anyone tried an anaconda "install" on Stretch (x86)64
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Has anyone tried an anaconda "install" on Stretch (x86)64

Hello, A few months ago I setup an old Dell laptop with Raspberry pi's Debian x86. It's been great (So much faster), and even though I am not a Linux expert by any means, and have even seriously considered ditching the Win10 side of the dual boot. I have learned to love this build, and appreciate w...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Raspberry Pi Desktop - x86 Debian Version

Folks, Just want to sing the praises of the Raspian Desktop PC Version Geffers It is not Raspian as explained in your other posts :roll: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-desktop/ At a guess most people know what I am talking about but to clarify...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Raspian Desktop - PC Version

Folks, Just want to sing the praises of the Raspian Desktop PC Version It has breathed new life into an old Acer Aspire One with Intel Atom processor. This computer must be 8 years old at least but now boots up well, runs well and a proper Linux terminal for contacting other machines so much better...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PoE+ support?
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: PoE+ support?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/DSLRKIT-Active ... B01H37XQP8

DSLRKIT Active PoE Splitter Power Over Ethernet 48V to 5V 2.4A Micro USB Plug for Raspberry Pi B/B+/2/3
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Slideshow with diffrent formats on RPi3
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: Slideshow with diffrent formats on RPi3

I would like to use my Raspberry pi in our company to show a slideshow. In some company's they have screens on the entrance with a slideshow of photo's, movies (youtube) and perhaps a small notification balk I want that to but from my raspberry pi. So photo's youtube, powerpoint, but all in a nice ...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: imaging "backing up" a mSATA disk
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: imaging "backing up" a mSATA disk

Recently I got a x850 mSATA to usb controller board and would like to back up the Rasbian install on it to an image, I had always used PI Baker in the past to READ and WRITE on a mac and these days Etcher to WRITE images to disks. But PI Baker will not accept mSATA drive as a source to image from. ...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: ntp failed ubuntu mate
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: ntp failed ubuntu mate

Sulu wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:50 pm
ntp service failed to start.

i purge and reinstall ntp and service works fine but when i restart the raspberry, ntp service failed again...

Any suggestions ?

Have you asked the Community Developers:

https://ubuntu-mate.community/c/support/raspberry-pi-2
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RasPi 3 Audio line monitoring? Is it possible?
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: RasPi 3 Audio line monitoring? Is it possible?

So here's my question, complete noob here at the RPI. Is it possible with a microphone or 3.5 mm input to monitor audio and do an action (eg control a servo or blink a Hue light) when it hears a sound that matches a prerecorded sound? How would one go about doing this, and what sort of software and...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: "B101 HDMI to CSI-2 bridge" and 480p max input
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: "B101 HDMI to CSI-2 bridge" and 480p max input

Hello, I am using the "B101 HDMI to CSI-2 bridge" from Auvidea. I have an odd setup where I am running my Xbox into the Pi through the Auvidea device. What I have noticed is the Xbox is auto switching from 1080p down to 480p when I am viewing the Xbox over HDMI on the Pi. I was wondering if anyone ...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: WiFi only connects with static IP?
Replies: 10
Views: 240

Re: WiFi only connects with static IP?

I would really like to use DHCP, but I just can't get the WiFi to work. New Pi3, New Jessie download, updated and upgraded. WiFi is an Edimax dongle. I have not touched interfaces or dhcpcd.conf files. I wanted a fresh out of the box Pi. Here is my wpa_supplicant.conf file: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Really crazy issue
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Really crazy issue

:oops: I have not been able to connect my RPi3 to any network using WiFi. The problem is that in preferences it doesn’t ask for WiFi country! And then when I press on the connection icon on the right top corner it says no WiFi network found. Please remedy this stupid problem! Hidden SSID ? WEP encr...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Epson Scanner...
Replies: 7
Views: 160

Re: Epson Scanner...

Just wondering, has anyone been successful in getting an Epson scanner (in my case a V500) to work with their Pi? From what I was reading, the drivers from Epson don't work with ARM processors, correct? Is there any workaround for this, or is this just not feasible? Epsom Perfection V500 Photo unsu...

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