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by fruitoftheloom
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Rasbbian RPi2 HP LaserJet Pro MFP M26a printer
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Rasbbian RPi2 HP LaserJet Pro MFP M26a printer

Hi, Is there any drivers for HP LaserJet Pro MFP M26a? Printer itself is detected by CUPS, even with correct name, but Raspberry can't wake it from standby to print also on printers listing you can see when adding printer to CUPS nothing even familiar exist. I try footmatic-db and getting PPD files...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Installing a similar OS to Raspbian stretch on pc or vmware, and run Alexa on it.
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: Raspbian stretch on pc or vmware

Cursblink wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:42 am
Thanks i already installed but im having error installing alexa on it :(

What Alexa download ??

If it is for Raspbian Raspberry Pi then it will not work, you need a Debian x86 Installation !

https://github.com/alexa
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Win32DiskImager - Windows 10 - Problem with multiple drives being opened
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: Win32DiskImager - Windows 10 - Problem with multiple drives being opened

Good morning all, This is an odd problem I have been fighting for months and am about to lose my mind. I use Win32 Disk Imager to make backup (images) of my RPI SD cards. When I insert the card into my Windows 10 PC, about 4 or 5 drives letters open up, each with a warning about the disk must be fo...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Raspian alternative to run on Windows laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 225

Re: Raspian alternative to run on Windows laptop

Hi Reading up on various articles it appears you can run PIXEL/Raspian on a Windows laptop from USB or disc but I want to have it as dual boot to Windows 10. If I am right that Raspian is not available to do this yet, please could someone suggest the next best thing? Requirements: - Setup to use sa...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Raspian alternative to run on Windows laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 225

Re: Raspian alternative to run on Windows laptop

Hi, There is actually Raspbian for desktop! (https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-desktop/) You can make this image bootable and then dual-boot using this (I can't remember exactly but I vaguely remember using ImgBurn to make it bootable). Or you can run it in a VM (but may not be as ...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Xubuntu 16.04.2 not working on Raspberry Pi 3B+
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Xubuntu 16.04.2 not working on Raspberry Pi 3B+

I have downloaded Xubuntu 16.04.2 from https://ubuntu-pi-flavour-maker.org/download/ After writing the image file to the memory card, there are two partitions created: 1. PI_BOOT (FAT) 2. PI_ROOT (Ext4) When I insert the card in Pi 3B+ and power it up, I am able to see the rainbow screen only and t...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Use Rpi 3B SDcard in 3B+
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: Use Rpi 3B SDcard in 3B+

first your Raspbian in RPi3B MUST be Stretch, Jessie is not AND WILL NEVER BE supported in RPi3B+ next do update and full-upgrade once done, you may transfer the RPi3B microSD to RPi3B+ Raspbian Jessie SD Card, providing you did not use NoobS to install: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrad...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: aliexpress warranty for raspberry pi
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: aliexpress warranty for raspberry pi

is there any official seller on aliexpress? is this officaill seller: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2016-New-Raspberry-Pi-3-Model-B-BCM2837-1-2G-with-WIFI-and-Bluetooth/32615114907.html?gps-id=pcDetailLeftTrendProduct&scm=1007.13438.100207.0&scm_id=1007.13438.100207.0&scm-url=1007.13438.100207.0&...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Adding to recommended software?
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Adding to recommended software?

I see the recommended software panel in Raspbian is very user friendly with application icons and a list of curated software, but it appears lacking in graphic design, firefox, etc, and was wondering how these can be added? The Add / Remove software panel seems less intuitive with a lot of generic ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi
Replies: 6
Views: 129

Re: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi

> Maybe, possibly the RJ45 Ethernet Drivers have not been installed ? Anything is possible, I simply installed the iso I downloaded, that's it. You'd think that would be included. 1) How do I check? 2) If so, how do I fix (can't access the internet :( ) so would need a USB file I could get with ano...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: add usb printer to Raspberry pi 3 B+ Windows 10 IOT
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: add usb printer to Raspberry pi 3 B+ Windows 10 IOT

Hi all I recently bought a raspberry pi 3 B+ and I installed a windows 10 IOT on my raspberry but I can't add my usb printer CITIZEN. I followed the exact steps on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot-core/learn-about-hardware/peripheraldrivers but I'm not able to see my usb printer in conn...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi
Replies: 6
Views: 129

Re: No network options on laptop without Wi-Fi

I installed the Raspberry Pi Desktop from the iso download on a Dell Inspiron 5100 ... this laptop does not have Wi-Fi but does have an ethernet port, which I've plugged into my router. However, no network functions or options are available. When I open the Network Preferences the Configure box has...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: eth0 + wlan0 on jessie
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: eth0 + wlan0 on jessie

Hi, what I want to achieve with my RPi B jessie: if eth0 plugged in, connect via eth0 and fixed IP if eth0 is unplugged, connect via wlan0 and fixed IP (same as used for eth0) if eth0 is plugged again, disconnect wlan0 and connect via eth0 and fixed IP I thought this would be easy, but searching th...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Debian
Topic: copy packages from raspberry pi 3 to other pi 3+
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: copy packages from raspberry pi 3 to other pi 3+

Hello guys. I have been working for 2 years on a big project on Pi 3 B and last month i bought my Pi 3 B+. So i cannot working with the same SD card. I downloaded the latest Raspian Image. Now my problem that i want to copy all packages from my old SD card and past it to my new one. ONLY the packag...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: cannot upgrade?
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: cannot upgrade?

I want to update my node.js to newest version but run into a lot of cascading trouble. I'll start at the beginning. When i run: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_10.x | sudo -E bash - it looks like the system is doing the upgrade so logs are the same: (i am currently on 7 Wheezy) ----------...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Any tutorial for a 100% completely reliable 3G/4G dongle with GPS?
Replies: 7
Views: 279

Re: Any tutorial for a 100% completely reliable 3G/4G dongle with GPS?

Hi there, I know there is a list https://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals#USB_3G_Dongles but can you please recommend a really good tutorial for a dongle with GPS capabilities and extracting RTC time? I will be in the Netherlands, so Dutch providers. I only need to send to the cloud a tiny CSV fi...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connectivity questions
Replies: 14
Views: 318

Re: Connectivity questions

I have found posts about the changes between Jessie and Stretch and am wrapping my noggin around them. The one I am currently reading is: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/37920/how-do-i-set-up-networking-wifi-static-ip-address The VNC over USB remains a mystery. The RPF website has d...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade

Yes semantics rule !! Maybe reinstall "Raspberry Pi Desktop" DE ? sudo apt update sudo apt install raspberrypi-ui-mods Obviously backup first... I followed your suggestion, with the following results: [email protected]:~ sudo apt install raspberrypi-ui-mods Reading package lists... Done Building depen...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade

It stated in the Raspbian Stretch Blog an inplace upgrade was not recommended. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspbian-stretch/ Well, no, it didn't, really. What it says is: As this is a major version upgrade, we recommend using a clean image; these are available from the Downloads page on our si...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: New GUI after Jessie->Stretch Upgrade

I have three Pis (two 3Bs and a 3B+), all of which I bought earlier this year, and all of which I run headless with VNC. I use one of the 3Bs as a 'store and forward' device for data from my weather station and a couple of indoor temperature/humidity sensors and the 3B+ as a development system. The...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Pi emulate USB stick?
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: Pi emulate USB stick?

Thanks for the info on the Zero - will check it out. However your recommendation about plugging the stick into the Pi - how is that different than plugging my stick into my laptop? That is not the question. The question is how to enable the Pi to BE the stick, to EMULATE a stick, to ACT AS a stick ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Change color of window buttons
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Change color of window buttons

I think the Raspbian desktop is built on LXDE (though called PIXEL) so you may have more luck on their forum https://forum.lxde.org than here but basically you will have to change the theme along the lines of https://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXPanel_Theming Sorry to say I've never tried this in real life -...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Español
Topic: Raspbian stretch en Pi B+
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Raspbian stretch en Pi B+

https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/

The latest release of Raspbian Stretch supports all models of Raspberry Pi SBC ;)
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Français
Topic: Question Grand Debutant
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: Question Grand Debutant

Merci de vos réponses. L'idée était surtout de bidouiller avec le Raspberry pour s'occuper :D Je vais regarder ces fameux boitiers (la clé mentionnée ne me convient pas, il faut un PC ou un téléphone portable pour que cela marche apparemment). https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=63&t...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Configuring an Air Printer for use with Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Configuring an Air Printer for use with Raspberry Pi

Hello, I am trying to configure my Air Printer (Canon Pixma T1300 series (TS 3160 is the specific model)) on Raspbian (Stretch). Even though I am able to Add the printer using CUPS, I can't find the driver for the particular model among the list of canon printer models for which CUPS has preconfigu...

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