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by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Arch
Topic: OOM killer - Kodi when playing video - possible memory leak in VC4 driver?
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: OOM killer - Kodi when playing video - possible memory leak in VC4 driver?

I'd appreciate any help or pointers is trying to resolve this issue. I'm having issues with out of memory killer killing Kodi when playing videos (within 20-30mins of playing), which then leads onto other processes then being killed. This is with system with plenty of free memory overall, and also ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Issue with Latest Hardware Revision 1.4 for 4B boards
Replies: 15
Views: 660

Re: Issue with Latest Hardware Revision 1.4 for 4B boards

I am having issues with the 4B 1.4 in that LibreElec 9.2 just doesn't boot on it. I've tried copying start.elf and fixup.dat from the github zip file, but now the green LED blinks 4 times slowly and then 4 times rapidly; and the Pi doesn't boot. Does LibreElec 10.x Beta function AOK* ? https://libr...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RetroPie not showing on Network folder in Win10
Replies: 16
Views: 848

Re: wsdd . . . Re: RetroPie not showing on Network folder in Win10

Is there any news about wsdd ? It seems like there is a wsdd2 package . . . apt-cache search wsdd . . . finds nothing. wsdd is not yet in Debian Repositories, though was requested for inclusion: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=930339 Source Code, here: https://github.com/Andy2244/...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it possible to use a Rasberry PI on a laptop?
Replies: 14
Views: 689

Re: Is it possible to use a Rasberry PI on a laptop?

Hey so I just bought a Raspberry PI and I'm wondering if it's possible to hook it up to an old laptop and make the Raspberry PI my main OS. I really don't want to buy a new monitor, keyboard and mouse just for the Raspberry PI. if you want to use Raspbian OS on your laptop simply install the Raspbi...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Android
Topic: Running android apps on Raspberry
Replies: 13
Views: 1932

Re: Running android apps on Raspberry

Sorry Guys and Girls I get a little confused. There is a Communication Software who offer cheap Calls in there own Network but there Software work only on Android (and Apple :? ). I need a Device who run 24/7 just with the Software in case someone out of there Network want, need contact me. I dont ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The raspberry pi stays with the green and red led without flashing.
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: The raspberry pi stays with the green and red led without flashing.

Hi, I need help with this: I have bought a Raspberry pi 4B, I have installed Windows OS on it (On a Kingston 128gb A1 card). When I plug it in the green and red light stay unblinking, I would appreciate if someone could help me with this :) https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: This fits into a few categories, so please help in the area you can. Thanks
Replies: 23
Views: 833

Re: This fits into a few categories, so please help in the area you can. Thanks

Just a quick update - After seeing how little the setup used RAM, I moved the RAM GPU allotment up from default (76MB) to 512MB and that made a huge difference in streaming playback with both the A2 & A1 speed cards. Again, thanks for all the suggestions, Bob Regards SD Cards benchmarks, see: h...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wireless keyboard and mouse
Replies: 10
Views: 186

Re: Wireless keyboard and mouse

use the "regular" 2.4GHz ones (not the one advertised as 'bluetooth") those work right out of the box.... do note that not all 2.4GHz keyboard/mouse combo are made equal... if you buy the no-name cheapo ones, you might get disappointed with the mouse...(I know because I bought one) g...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can you install a graphics card into any kind of raspberry pi (rpi3 etc.)
Replies: 10
Views: 484

Re: Can you install a graphics card into any kind of raspberry pi (rpi3 etc.)

Video cards with the Raspberry Pi? The nvidia-driver software package in the Debian repository does have support for ARMHF computers. I'm not sure what hardware would be supported by the nvidia-driver software with ARM computers. Same with the AMD graphics drivers, the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu sof...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Installing vscode apt is for pi4
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Installing vscode apt is for pi4

Im install the vscode in my raspaberry pi b+ using apt , but the it give an error Invalid instrution , im undering if its possible to rebuild the pack vbcode from this side https://github.com/microsoft/vscode wat is the executable under debian? Thanks :) Raspberry Pi (Raspbian) Operating System ful...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: What are low-cost alternatives to SATA-USB adapters ?
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: What are low-cost alternatives to SATA-USB adapters ?

Hello Forum, Situation I have a media centre/ file server running on an RPi4. Several 3.5" hard drives are powered from a disused PC power supply. Each hard drive is connected to an adapter to convert SATA to/from USB: (using gadgets similar to what's seen in the image below)Untitled-1.png. Th...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: OpenCPN Cannot Be Installed - unmet dependencies
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Re: OpenCPN Cannot Be Installed - unmet dependencies

Just brought up a new Raspberry Pi 4 , using the Raspberry Pi Imager to fresh install the Pi OS. That seems to have gone well and uname -a returns : Linux raspberrypi 5.10.17-v7l+ #1421 SMP Thu May 27 14:00:13 BST 2021 armv7l GNU/Linux My problem is OpenCPN cannot install due to: The following pack...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: OpenCPN Cannot Be Installed - unmet dependencies
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Re: OpenCPN Cannot Be Installed - unmet dependencies

Ubuntu bionic repository is not compatible with Debian Buster repo. So if you try to install a package from bionic repo, it can not find the required dependencies in debian buster repo. Again, the instructions you followed is for Ubuntu or ubuntu based distributions. But RPi OS is debian based. Ple...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Original Pi Model A
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: Original Pi Model A

bernie_mac wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:44 am
Hi everyone,
I am looking for an original Pi Model A. Does anyone have one they are looking to sell?
Regards Bernie

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324721739446
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MSOffice on a Pi-400
Replies: 75
Views: 2276

Re: MSOffice on a Pi-400

it is simplistic indeed. But surely the answer there is the same as in the x86 world: it's up to the hardware producer to provide hardware specific drivers. Though I do wonder if ther contract between MS and Qualcom restricts MS developing for other ARM SoCs.That and pressure from the big OEMs (Del...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MSOffice on a Pi-400
Replies: 75
Views: 2276

Re: MSOffice on a Pi-400

It is an ARM CPU so must be easy to support, which equally would be the case for AllWinner, nVidia etcetera SoCs, is a bit of a simplistic notion. it is simplistic indeed. But surely the answer there is the same as in the x86 world: it's up to the hardware producer to provide hardware specific driv...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MSOffice on a Pi-400
Replies: 75
Views: 2276

Re: MSOffice on a Pi-400

As the OP and grandparent could I gently nudge this thread back towards the subject. That is Microsoft software's relevance to the RPi environment and the implications of the arm64 world expanding from the phone world. The RPT was arguably the leading purveyor in this market. And it was also Linux ...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: BlueZ version support by the latest Pi image
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: BlueZ version support by the latest Pi image

Hi guys, I am wondering which is the latest support for BlueZ by the latest May RasPi image. My guess is the 5.50 version, however this version is already two years old, so I made my resource and see that the (newest bluez) 5.60 version has some dependence on Glib and libical version that is not su...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Android
Topic: Running android apps on Raspberry
Replies: 13
Views: 1932

Re: Running android apps on Raspberry

yes i think you can!! i am trying it but it is only for 64 bit there is a tool called box64 whihc helps yuo to run amd64 apps on arm64 BOX86 does not run on Lineage (Android) Operating System :roll: nope i mean you have to use raspbian os 64 bit for this This post is in the *Android* Section :?
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Android
Topic: Running android apps on Raspberry
Replies: 13
Views: 1932

Re: Running android apps on Raspberry

Painadath wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:52 am
yes i think you can!!
i am trying it
but it is only for 64 bit there is a tool called box64 whihc helps yuo to run amd64 apps on arm64

BOX86 does not run on Lineage (Android) Operating System :roll:
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: what board do I have??
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: what board do I have??

thanks to all of you that replied to my query. I have identified the two boards I have as a Pi 1B Rev2 and a Pi 2B v1.1 and used the Raspberry Pi Imager software to install Raspberry Pi OS onto the SD cards for each of them ... it sure takes a LONG LONG time to update the OS software using those sl...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VNC/RemoteDesk-Pi4 freezing
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: VNC/RemoteDesk-Pi4 freezing

Hello to everyone. I know this topic has been written since 2013 or so... I've been looking around and tried the solutions found but nothing works. I have UltraVNC viewer and VNC Viewer as well as RemoteDesktop. Every time I connect to my Pi4 the connection will work for a little bit and then VNC o...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: install windows on rpi with Linux
Replies: 18
Views: 611

Re: install windows on rpi with Linux

Traditionally, anytime someone posts a thread like this, they are quickly told both: 1) It can't be done. (I.e,. you can't do it) and 2) You can't talk about it here. (With a healthy dose of: Why would you want to? thrown in for good measure) However, lately, some folks seemed to have figured out a...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: RpiOS - Debian Compatibility eg Vivaldi
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: RpiOS - Debian Compatibility eg Vivaldi

Raspberry Pi (Raspbian) OS is compiled for ARMv6 / ARMv7 / ARMv8 Debian ARMHF is compiled for ARMv7 / ARMv8 According to Vivaldi it states: Just select “Linux DEB ARM” from the drop down menu. https://help.vivaldi.com/desktop/install-update/raspberry-pi Therefore not quite sure what you are referin...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: install windows on rpi with Linux
Replies: 18
Views: 611

Re: install windows on rpi with Linux

hi all how to install wor project on ubuntu i want to install windows on rpi but i do not have a windows machine,but i have a Ubuntu 21.04 pls tell me a way to install windows on rpi with ubuntu.I also tried using gnome boxes (virtual box) but it is so slow that it took around 4 hours to get 1 perc...

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