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by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian armel port
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Raspbian armel port

Hello! I know that sometime there were two Raspbian images on the https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ page. As far as I understand, one was based on armhf-port , other on armel-port (ARM EABI). The second one was signed as: This image is identical to the Raspbian “wheezy” image, but uses the slo...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Compute Module
Topic: can not read emmc on the rpi compute module 1 in my laptop..
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: can not read emmc on the rpi compute module 1 in my laptop..

Hi! I bought a rpi compute module v.1 so, I tried to install a raspbian Image or NOOBS but the nomal version was big for compute module 1(It has only 3.64G). that's why I tried to install a lite version. and tried to connect a ENC28J60 but it didn't work well..(it was my first time to use raspberry...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Desktop x86 Resolution change
Replies: 7
Views: 3379

Re: Desktop x86 Resolution change

mikerr wrote:
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:15 am
You need to install guest additions

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 9#p1273281
The OP is not running Virtual Box :shock:
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Desktop x86 Resolution change
Replies: 7
Views: 3379

Re: Desktop x86 Resolution change

Maybe its changed, but lxrandr gives me options up to 2560 x 1900 Works for me Original Poster posted his question nearly a year ago and he was running in a Virtual Machine: ""virtualised environment (Fusion on my MAC)"" There has also been a new point release in June 2018: https://www.raspberrypi....
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3B+ compatibility
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Raspberry Pi 3B+ compatibility

The Insider Previews have limited support, therefore always run the latest available release: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1cd4a6d3-96e2-46de-8555-fae468962c52/raspberrypi-3b-technical-preview-build-17661?forum=WindowsIoT https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/03e25d05-f209...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: RASPBERRY PI 7" touch screen freezes with Visual Studio 2017.
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: RASPBERRY PI 7" touch screen freezes with Visual Studio 2017.

RASPBERRY PI 7" touch screen freezes when I a'm running Visual Studio 2017 uwp app on the Raspberry PI 3. Otherwise it is working fine. Can someone help me with this issue? Maybe try the latest Insider Preview ( 17733 ? ) of Windows 10 IoT Core ? Have you asked Microsoft Support regarding you issue...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Update VNC Server
Replies: 8
Views: 89

Re: Update VNC Server

gabriel.rosseel wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:05 am
my mistake: my os is stretch, not jessie
the command apt-cache policy realvnc-vnc-server says I am running version 6.2.0.29523

Not up to date Raspbian Stretch ?

Code: Select all

sudo apt update
sudo apt full-upgrade
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: pi zero w and apple cinema hd display...how to connect?
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: pi zero w and apple cinema hd display...how to connect?

Hi, i just ordered my first raspberry pi zero w kit ever. Am excited. I want to connect it to an apple cinema display. I am new to all of this. Just got a used hand-me-down cinema display and it has 4 cords coming out the back, and 4 input ports...2 for firwire, 2 for usb. The 4 cords coming out ar...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Unity in Raspberry Pi 3 or other small computers?
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Unity in Raspberry Pi 3 or other small computers?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask. I'd like to run a Unity game in Raspberry Pi 3, however I heard it's not recommended though I haven't tried yet. If it is the processor that is limiting the performance of gaming, can someone let me know if other small computers can achieve this, such as ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Update VNC Server
Replies: 8
Views: 89

Re: Update VNC Server

gabriel.rosseel wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:45 am
?
As OS i run Jessie (Debian Linux 9.4).
Confused as Raspbian Jessie is 8.x and Raspbian Stretch is 9.x....
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Kweb Suite (Minimal Kiosk Browser, omxplayerGUI)
Replies: 1440
Views: 534118

Re: Kweb Suite (Minimal Kiosk Browser, omxplayerGUI)

I get 404 error after typin: "wget http://steinerdatenbank.de/software/kweb-1.7.9.7.tar.gz" Do I instal the jessi or stretch ?..I used noob's to install. You should be using Raspbian Stretch as the Operating System, it has been current for 12 months now, whilst Jessie is end of life: Update Septemb...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Setting up Rasberry Pi for MAME
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Setting up Rasberry Pi for MAME

Hello...I am totally new to Rasberry Pi. I currently have a MAME machine running windows on a desktop and the two main emulators I need are MAME and Daphne. I have built a smaller cabinet and bought the CanaKit to run MAME now. I basically have two questions... 1. I am confused as to what OS to use...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Press "next" to get started.
Replies: 12
Views: 192

Re: Press "next" to get started.

Not seen this before, in dozens of fresh installs: Press "next" to get started.... .....well I would, but neither wired or wireless mouse/kbd are responding! It's on a Pi Zero, with the latest available NOOBS Green Pi LED on ok Any ideas, please? Ta! Decent Power Supply ? How are you plugging in mu...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Ice Weasel
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Ice Weasel

I am trying to use Ice Weasel for my Pi 3 and every time i try to go to google to sign in the browser tab crashes ("Gah. Your tab just crashed"). I have messed around with the config settings based upon what I can find on google about the issue. However nothing seems to help. It seems to do it as s...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 3.5" TFT - what controller
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: 3.5" TFT - what controller

Hi, Maybe someone could help with identification of LCD controller of this screen for Rpi https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3-5-Inch-TFT-LCD-Moudle-For-Raspberry-Pi-2-Model-B-RPI-B-raspberry-pi/32707058182.html It says it is 320x480 GPIO interface - has shift registers I guess I must use it also with...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Pi to Pi communication, pi's on different wifi's
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Pi to Pi communication, pi's on different wifi's

Hello i was wondering if there was a way to send data from one raspberry pi to another when the pi's are NOT on the same wifi or network. For Example: send data from one pi at my parents house to another pi at my own house. Any info will be helpful. VNC Connect: https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/d...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Installing HP LaserJet P1005
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Installing HP LaserJet P1005

Foolishly, I don't have a back-up from before starting this, so I would have to start again. Need the Pi up and running for the next few weeks, so I guess it will have to wait. When I do start with a fresh image is this the process that you're suggesting: 1) Install hplip using apt-get install 2) I...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Libreelec for Ras PI 3 code on boot or start up
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: Libreelec for Ras PI 3 code on boot or start up

Hello all just a question and some help if possible . I downloaded code for Raspbian on python and worked very well It was a reboot or reset incase the PI froze or hung up .I wasn't able to test on a frozen PI but it worked when ran the code. Here is my question if any and all can help to tell me i...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Ethernet between 3B+ and multiple Zero W
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Ethernet between 3B+ and multiple Zero W

Good morning! I am thinking of building a 3-touchscreen system that consists of a Pi 3B+ and 2 or more Zero W, all powering a small touchscreen. My software uses Java and Apache Thrift for RPC, hence I need to have all Zeros communicate with the "Master" 3B+ as fast as possible. Apache Thrift uses ...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Installing HP LaserJet P1005
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Installing HP LaserJet P1005

Rasbian Stretch, install HPLIP from repository not from the website: sudo apt update sudo apt install hplip I've just tried this, and received a message to say that it's already installed. The correct syntax for adding a user is: sudo usermod -a -G lpadmin pi http://www.penguintutor.com/linux/print...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Installing HP LaserJet P1005
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Installing HP LaserJet P1005

I have a pretty old HP Laserjet P1005 printer. I had this working on an older Raspberry Pi, and even managed to set-up Google Cloud Print and AirPrint, which was incredible handy. It took a lot of messing around though to get the printer even working locally, and I'm not sure which of the guides th...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Kodi install
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Kodi install

v8ranger wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:34 pm
I want to put Kodi on an sd card so I can switch sd cards when I want to watch a movie or surf the web. where do I get the Kodi download and how do install it on my sd card?

Kodi is not an Operating System:

https://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_K ... spberry_Pi
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Issue moving noobs to SD card
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: Issue moving noobs to SD card

After the download is complete I extract it using Windows extract tool every tutorial I see shows you will get about 10 files, once extracted I'm left with an .Img I'm not sure how to get those 10 files to copy over to the root of the SD card Recommend to use 7ZIP to unzip, though the SD Card shoul...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: USB networking for secure file sharing
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: USB networking for secure file sharing

For the Pi Zero and Zero W there is the Ethernet Hub and USB Hub w/ Micro USB OTG Connector . I would expect that SSH and SFTP should be sufficient for most people unless one does not want to use a wireless network. But using that prevent the pi working as a USB gadget so doesn't fit the OP's requi...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Add-ons
Topic: Raspberry Pi phone
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Re: Raspberry Pi phone

Are there any reviews/comparisions on Phone (GSM, 4G,LTE)boards/Hats for the Raspberry Pi? I see a lot now advertised but no real reviews or comparisions. I'm looking to do 2 things. Make my Pi3B+ mobile. And make a Phone, hopefully with the PiZero W. Has anyone done any projects? I'm looking for i...

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