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by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: New TV Tuner from HQ
Replies: 31
Views: 797

Re: New TV Tuner from HQ

How much beter is this from this since they are similarly priced ? https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/mini-digital-tv-stick When I had a RPi 1B+ did try a similar TV Stick, but experienced power issues and picture lag. The OS was Raspbian Wheezy. Might be rpi fault or tuner fault? Not either, the T...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi Zero USB via GPIO?
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: Pi Zero USB via GPIO?

Thanks guys, all these replies have been really helpful. i think ill just have to set it up as a host and have a really small powered usb hub with like 2 ports as i want to run mSata from one and another wireless adapter from the other. Thanks again. so far the PI community has been super friendly,...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Electron build of Scratch 2
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Electron build of Scratch 2

Is it possible to install the .deb file described here in any debianStretch-based OS ? https://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/dists/stretch/main/binary-amd64/Packages Package: scratch2 Version: 0.17 Architecture: amd64 Maintainer: Simon Long <[email protected].org> Filename: pool/main/s/scratch2/sc...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: New TV Tuner from HQ
Replies: 31
Views: 797

Re: New TV Tuner from HQ

DarkPlatinum wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:58 pm
How much beter is this from this since they are similarly priced ?https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/mini ... l-tv-stick

When I had a RPi 1B+ did try a similar TV Stick, but experienced power issues and picture lag. The OS was Raspbian Wheezy.
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi Zero USB via GPIO?
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: Pi Zero USB via GPIO?

Hi, I'm new to Raspberry Pi's and i have gotten my hands on the Pi Zero and i want to have a dedicated USB port on it connected to something else, without having to use the only USB Data Port on the device. I also don't want to have to power a USB splitter off the battery i have for it so if there ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Is Jessie impacted by recent LibSSH vuln? CVE-2018-10933
Replies: 6
Views: 129

Re: Is Jessie impacted by recent LibSSH vuln? CVE-2018-10933

CVE-2018-10933 See: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/10/bug-in-libssh-makes-it-amazingly-easy-for-hackers-to-gain-root-access/ Why are you still running Raspbian Jessie ? Stretch was released over a year ago ? Even Debian do not support Jessie themselves, any support is now Commu...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connectivity problem on Pi 3 Model B
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: Connectivity problem on Pi 3 Model B

Dear All I wanted to talk about one problem with Pi ,namely with internet connection. The problem is that raspberry wants to connect to internet only through Ethernet ignoring WiFi connection which is turned on and set in /etc/resolv.conf , /etc/interfaces , /etc/dhcpcd/, wpa-config and so on... Th...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Add Analog to Digital pins to the pi
Replies: 9
Views: 855

Re: Add Analog to Digital pins to the pi

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/699462-you-can-please-some-of-the-people-all-of-the Isn't that a crib of what Lincoln is reputed to have said? https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/161924 Whatever it was is was the best I could come up with without getting another warning about Riding Pink Ponies...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connect Raspberry Pi 3 to laptop. Laptop has no ethernet port.
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Connect Raspberry Pi 3 to laptop. Laptop has no ethernet port.

Newbie here! I could connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to a PC connected to Wi-Fi via VGA to HDMI cable. Ethernet wasn't required. How can I connect the Pi to my laptop? All the articles say via an ethernet cable but my laptop has no ethernet port. Only HDMI. I also read HDMI to HDMI isn't possible since t...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Add Analog to Digital pins to the pi
Replies: 9
Views: 855

Re: Add Analog to Digital pins to the pi

I didn't find anything specifically on this but I would love to see 2 or 4 Analog to Digital inputs on a future pi. This would streamline interfacing with a huge number of existing sensors out there. This could even be shipped without the pin headers. Keeping the basic form the same for existing pr...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Box yet to open is very small and I think ONLY Raspberry Pi 3 B+ printed board is included
Replies: 8
Views: 233

Re: Box yet to open is very small and I think ONLY Raspberry Pi 3 B+ printed board is included

Check this link from the RPi web site to see if you can find a dealer with better pricing. https://www.raspberrypi.org/products Yes already stated that the reseller for Cyprus is listed as Nettop..... Raspberry Pi 3 Model B + Low Budget Kit €57.00 https://nettop.gr/index.php/raspberry-pi/kit-plaket...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi zero with connected to two PCs via USB hub
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Re: Pi zero with connected to two PCs via USB hub

Hi all I want to connect a pi zero (configured as USB multigadget, ethernet and storage) to two PCs simultaneously. The idea is to get a file from PC 1 via file transfer (mass storage device) to the pi, and then have PC 2 get it from the pi via ethernet. Can I connect the pi to a USB hub and have b...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Use case list and how-to guide
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Use case list and how-to guide

One thing that might help people who are thinking about using the various Pi products is a guide that explains how each use case would be handled. Some of them are fleshed out in various spots around the web, some on Adafruit for example. There's no central place. Many people have half-finished des...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Box yet to open is very small and I think ONLY Raspberry Pi 3 B+ printed board is included
Replies: 8
Views: 233

Re: Box yet to open is very small and I think ONLY Raspberry Pi 3 B+ printed board is included

I purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ for $50 Box yet to open is very small and I think ONLY Raspberry Pi 3 B+ printed board is included Is this the normal price??? What about USB cable charging cable, and SD micro 16 GB are included too ? Where did you buy it from ? https://www.raspberrypi.org/documenta...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: No sound on plugged in Speaker
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: No sound on plugged in Speaker

mainetomy wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:01 pm
I have plugged in a JBL Clip3 speaker using the 3.5 mm jack. Unfortunately, no sound. Am I missing some obvious requirement? Perhaps the jack is not functional. Any suggestions?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... -config.md
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Stretch lite + Asterisk + FreePBX + Node-RED
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Stretch lite + Asterisk + FreePBX + Node-RED

Did I pick the proper category? Or is the problem too rare or complicated? Do you know a better place to ask this question? Thanks! The first link is seriously out of date, whilst the other 3 do not appear to be Debian ARMHF or RPi related: The only Raspbian Stretch image I can find is here: http:/...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Français
Topic: ssh not working in Raspbian Desktop (june 2018)
Replies: 16
Views: 273

Re: ssh not working in Raspbian Desktop (june 2018)

ok, I understand. I will tried to install a os debian 64 bits There is no version of Debian Stretch ARMHF ARM32 or ARM64 which is supported. The Raspberry Pi Foundation offer Raspbian Stretch Lite and Raspbian Stretch with Desktop, though by default SSH is not enabled and the reason why was explain...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Compute Module
Topic: ENC28J60 on others SPIs
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: ENC28J60 on others SPIs

Hello all! Yesterday i successful connected the ENC28J60 trough the SPI0 on Compute Module. However when i try it with SPI2 everything seems fines but doesn't assign an IP to the Compute Module. Im runing an DHCP server on my laptop and worked before with SPI0. Any clue what this problem can be? Th...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Lightning bolt with 5.5 4A power supply
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: Lightning bolt with 5.5 4A power supply

Hi, i have pi 3 b+ and it is always displaying the lightning bolt icon. now i know that disabling it is stupid and am not trying to do that. and i thought that my power supplies suck so i connected it to my lab bench supply, - set 5.1V 2.5A and turned it on. - jup still lightning bolt with under-vo...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: playing modern games on a cluster of RPis
Replies: 18
Views: 20183

Re: playing modern games on a cluster of RPis

Just had a thought, I wonder if it would be possible to cluster using Docker Swarm on a huge pi cluster then setup Ubuntu or windows 10 in a container and distribute its processing between the whole cluster to get a high powered distrusted gaming rig? Just a thought.... Dave You need to undertake a...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: raspberian takes all free ip addresses from dhcp
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: raspberian takes all free ip addresses from dhcp

One thing I have seen is that dmesg have lot of Under-voltage detected! (0x00050005). Actually its strange, as I have step down regulator with 24V 2A power source. My guess is that even under-voltage issue is result of some other bugs, e.g. wrong handle of Ethernet chip. Maybe interface has an rese...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Restore Recovery Partition as Boot Partition
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Restore Recovery Partition as Boot Partition

Thanks. I appreciate your dvise. Finally I installed a fresh stretch img. And I installed all my programs again. Painful..but now all works like a marvel To avoid this sdcard-out / sd card-in problems, i'll look for a solution wich automatically backs the sdcard up onto à usb pen drive without remo...

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