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by fruitoftheloom
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Jessie->Pixel->Stretch what's the story?
Replies: 12
Views: 4133

Re: Jessie->Pixel->Stretch what's the story?

Re: ""Any version of Raspbian to get latest available updates undertake: Code: Select all sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This will not change Raspbian release as mentioned above for that you need to change Sources List. As noted in the Stretch Blog it is not recommended to update Jes...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Arch
Topic: best video player for arch linux on raspberry pi3 model b
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: best video player for arch linux on raspberry pi3 model b

matteoraggi wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Which is the best video player for raspberry on arch linux?
Omxplayer, mplayer or mpv?

AFAIAA omxplayer-git version 511.2ee17b2-1 is the only available media player with Hardware Acceleration.
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Showing a Pi can replace a standard computer
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: Showing a Pi can replace a standard computer

Alligator wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:05 pm
Agreed. But for my purpose, it will never fully replace traditional PCs (due to lack of RAM, hard drive size, etc.). However, if I can open people's eyes to see what can be done, then I've accomplished what I've set out to do.

I have other products, to overcome limitations with RPi 3B....
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Android
Topic: stable android build for rasberry pi 3
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: stable android build for rasberry pi 3

kcak47mopr wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:08 am
yes i am looking for a stable android build for my rasberry pi 3 i want to use my rasberry pi 3 as an android tv box but don't want android tv just any stable android build 6.0 and higher that will work on rasberry pi 3 with google play store

https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!forum/android-rpi
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Linux Kernel
Topic: How do i upgrade kernel to 4.9.21 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: How do i upgrade kernel to 4.9.21 ?

rados-dataplicity wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:48 am
Is there a way to get 4.14.y kernel through apt ?


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by fruitoftheloom
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: RPi4
Replies: 20
Views: 541

Re: RPi4

People have been known to violate NDAs - and usually in a way so as not to be traceable. Things leak all the time. Not at all unreasonable for someone to hope for something to come out of one of these threads. Friend of a friend. Know a guy who knows a guy... well it is fine if we don’t know Just a...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RPi3 Mobile
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: RPi3 Mobile

foxxyman wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:53 pm
What are your opinions on this guys?

Look at the specifications of my Hauwei Phone in my Signature and see how far away the RPi is.......
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Is it posible to use a cluster in this way....
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: Is it posible to use a cluster in this way....

Not even sure of this is possible, could I use a cluster of say 3-4 Pi's to do this. One of them runs the full blown desktop OS and you use the other PI's as just an extension of CPU power, effectively could the main Pi think it has 12 or 16 cores when combined with the other Pi's in the cluster to...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: VLC player: Not able to install VLC
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: VLC player: Not able to install VLC

I am completely new to linux and hence raspberry pi or raspbian. Not able to install VLC with command //sudo apt-get install vlc// also tried //sudo aptitude// The error showing is: //E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.// Please help :) The correct syntax in Raspbian Stret...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: how do i connect cups to HP ENVY 4524
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: how do i connect cups to HP ENVY 4524

I have got cups on my raspberry pi but when i try to add a printer i cant do i. What i do: Go to CUPS homepage on the rpi 3 Click add a printer and follow steps When i get to the one before you need to choose default options i cant find a HP ENVY in the drop down model mmenu. What do i do? If runni...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry Pi Desktop on MAc under Parallels
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Raspberry Pi Desktop on MAc under Parallels

If there a good guide to install the Raspberry Pi Desktop as a virtual machine under Parallels running on a Mac? I tried once, and got to a point where it asked me to set up partitions, and I had no clue what to do. I started over from scratch, and it never asked me about partitions, but when I tri...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RPi3 Mobile
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: RPi3 Mobile

So, I am hatching a plan. This plan is, as the title implies, to make a RPi3 mobile phone. Not just any mobile phone though, a powerful one, one that I can make, myself. I need to find a touch screen that works with the Pi3, and LineageOS (a mobileOS. It would also be very nice if the screen works ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mount a disk that is a little bit faulty
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Mount a disk that is a little bit faulty

Hi! I have a 2.5 disk formatted in NTFS that is a little bit faulty... I can see the content of it on my Mac, but it makes the mac a little bit slow every time I want to make an operation with it. The main idea is to save the data of the disk and I would like to use the pi for the task of copy the ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Updating the Kernel manually/Get wifi dongle working.
Replies: 2
Views: 105

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: 104

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: 123

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: 11
Views: 264

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: 435

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: 162

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: 5
Views: 193

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: 2
Views: 98

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: 185

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: 185

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: 163

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...

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