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by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Compute Module
Topic: What would be the next step up from CM3?
Replies: 12
Views: 463

Re: What would be the next step up from CM3?

Something just realised, that I could build my own CM3 and have that flush with custom PCB. However does anyone know the components used in this? I already know it uses the BROADCOM BCM2837, Samsung Electronics 701 KLM4G1FEPD S554F021 & the ELPIDA B8132B4PB-8D-F 17110R61500. At which point I'd advi...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Compute Module
Topic: What would be the next step up from CM3?
Replies: 12
Views: 463

Re: What would be the next step up from CM3?

Something just realised, that I could build my own CM3 and have that flush with custom PCB. However does anyone know the components used in this? I already know it uses the BROADCOM BCM2837, Samsung Electronics 701 KLM4G1FEPD S554F021 & the ELPIDA B8132B4PB-8D-F 17110R61500. I was wondering if anyo...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: CUPS + Cloud Print + HP Laserjet 1020
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: CUPS + Cloud Print + HP Laserjet 1020

Hi, I have set up my old Raspberry Pi A+ to be a CloudPrint server by following these instructions https://davesteele.github.io/raspberrypi/2016/04/23/raspberry-pi-cloudprint/ starting with a Raspbian lite I had not set up the printer in CUPS prior to following these instructions, so midway through...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?

aah okay, actually i wanted a make my USB printer which does not have wifi or anything to connect rather then USB port so i was thinking to get RPi to make my printer wifi enabled so i can send data or click print from mobile/ipad. My question is Printer connect with RPi via USB cable can make it w...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?

the Canon printer has a USB port but that is not used at all (and will not be). It is stand-allone and is connected to the local WiFi Router automatically by pressing the WPS buttons both on router and Printer. No idea if it's a local hotspot or just a WiFi client like the PCs. The interface is cal...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?

hello, 1st I missed the step about sudo usermod -a -G lpadmin pi and then the installation was a bit confusing sometimes by the website http://127.0.0.1:631/admin , but finally it works now! thank you very much! Hello my friend, did you able to setup your printer by direct WiFi access or it should ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Issue on using USB 3.0/3.1 drive on Raspberry Pi Desktop
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Issue on using USB 3.0/3.1 drive on Raspberry Pi Desktop

Does anyone here used USB drive (USB3.0 or 3.1) on the Raspberry Pi Desktop (release 2017-11-16) with no issue? I attempted to download and copy the image to an USB drive (USB3.0) few weeks ago and tried to use it as Live OS with persistence. I found the drive will suddenly not able to access by th...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Control device and usb problem
Replies: 10
Views: 213

Re: Control device and usb problem

hardman73 wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:05 pm
i have powered raspberry by usb pluged to my laptop, i dont have special charger for that, keyboard name is Hama Wireless Keyboard / Mouse set RF2300

Quite possibly your Laptop USB can not supply enough power, try a decent PSU:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/help/faqs/#topPower
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?

dsyleixa123 wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:44 pm
hello,
1st I missed the step about sudo usermod -a -G lpadmin pi
and then the installation was a bit confusing sometimes by the website http://127.0.0.1:631/admin , but finally it works now!
thank you very much!
Great news, thanks for feedback :D
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?

ok, thank you! And how do I have to proceed then? Did anyone already make it work? I couldn't find an installation guide so far for the RPi by direct WiFi access. You use CUPS to find the Wireless Printer !! This blog is for a different printer but the steps up to accessing the CUPS interface are t...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: USB to Ethernet
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: USB to Ethernet

jss05010 wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:21 pm
Is it possible to use a Raspberry Pi to convert a USB to ethernet?


The device you are connecting to via USB is it recognised by the Operating System installed on you RPi ????
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Video game emulator works on Raspberry Pi 3, but not model B+, Help!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: Video game emulator works on Raspberry Pi 3, but not model B+, Help!!!

Thanks for the advice, but still not sure on how to proceed. I went on my Pi 3 and updated the retro Pi to the latest version. Then took that SD card and placed it in the B+ model. I am still getting the lighting bolt symbol. Still stuck :( If you have an older version of Retropie prior to v4.4 it ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi) installation: how ?

hello, I want to install a driver for my Canon printer Pixma IP7250 (WiFi access). The Printer was connected to the router automatically via the WPS buttons on router and Printer. On my Windows PC and Notebook it was detected then automatically and everything works like a charm so far. For my 2nd-h...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connect to NanoPi using the Raspberry via SSH
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Connect to NanoPi using the Raspberry via SSH

When i'm trying connect to Nano i receiving an error that tell me that "connection refused". How can i fix it? If the Operating System installed on the Raspberry Pi is Raspbian have you enabled SSH ?? If your issue is actually with the Operating System installed on the NanoPi SBC then you need to a...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 10.1 in display
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: 10.1 in display

Hello I am looking for a 10.1 inch touchscreen display, and case with Raspberry mount and can be mounted on a VESA stand. I can find this for a 7 inch. but that is to small. I have found the the display, but can not find a 10.1 inch case of any kind with or without the VESA or any mounting. Any hel...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ clusters
Replies: 35
Views: 1075

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ clusters

:) Hello I'm kinda confused about this idea - i just wanna be sure before i buy those stuff Q1: Does this means if i get 5* of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, the cluster's performance will be increase from 1.4GHz to 7GHz ? Q2: if Q1 is yes - does this means that i could speed it up image resize as a batc...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: The usbbootgui functiion
Replies: 10
Views: 459

Re: The usbbootgui functiion

The "it" refers to the downloaded image. The desktop contains the function. The blog mentions that this function works on the desktop, but that it is also available for the PI. I am trying to track down what is involved with bringing the function to the regular OS on the Pi. The link I linked to ab...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Brother HL-L2300D Printer on Pi
Replies: 5
Views: 4375

Re: Brother HL-L2300D Printer on Pi

I think the text is wrong on the automake-1.11. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get install cups build-essential libcups2-dev libcupsimage2-dev automake-1.11 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package automake-1.11 E: Couldn't fi...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspi and Brother Printer?
Replies: 31
Views: 3783

Re: Raspi and Brother Printer?

It's late, I'm tired. could someone please post a step by a step set of instructions to use a Brother HL-2360DW to work a) directly connected to an RPI 3 B+ running the latest Raspbian Distro or b) connect same to the network to which the RPI is connected (wirelessly) and print to it from the RPI o...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: The usbbootgui functiion
Replies: 10
Views: 459

Re: The usbbootgui functiion

Code: Select all

sudo apt update
sudo apt install usbbootgui

http://bennuttall.com/raspberry-pi-zero-gpio-expander/
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: The usbbootgui functiion
Replies: 10
Views: 459

Re: The usbbootgui functiion

You dont have to do anything with the Pi itself. Although the Pi does have to be a Pi Zero or Pi Zero W. If you have installed the latest Raspbian x86 desktop image on your computer when you connect a Pi Zero (w) without and sd card via USB (connected to the USB on the Pi not the power) your comput...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Firefox broken
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Firefox broken

Firefox crashes on YouTube and Vimeo. Before the update, Firefox-esr did what I needed, now it's useless. I tried Vivaldi and Chrome. I am unable to watch or download videos on Vimeo. Firefox could download it just could not play them without distorted sound. I used to download, to watch Vimeo but,...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Raspbian x86 PC Virtio driver for Openstack virtual Machine
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: Raspbian x86 PC Virtio driver for Openstack virtual Machine

Hello, I have created a virtual machine with KVM to be used from OPENSTACK, but I believe that ISO: 2018-04-18-raspbian-stretch.zip does not come with support for VIRTIO. Can anybody help me? Thank you Roger. There is no Raspbian x86, Raspbian is only compiled to run on ARM CPU Architecture, and is...

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