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by fruitoftheloom
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Overscan in lxde
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Overscan in lxde

I do not have overscan issue in Retropie. But there is black border in ports/desktop after I install pixel desktop through raspi-config. May I know which config should I modify? Thanks. https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/config-txt/video.md https://www.raspberrypi.org/documenta...
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Teamspeak3 server
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: Teamspeak3 server

AIM4FUN wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:20 pm
Hi, I would like to make a Teampeak3 server in my raspberry, is it possible?
Thanks.

http://forum.teamspeak.com/threads/1334 ... spberry-Pi
by fruitoftheloom
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Install .deb packages from x86-64 Debian Stretch Live DVD?
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Install .deb packages from x86-64 Debian Stretch Live DVD?

Thank you for explaining, I was thinking the Linux versions would be different per architecture while the .deb files were in a same standard format and work across distributions being interpreted or processed the same way. I'll check out the add/remove programs in Raspbian Stretch to see what is av...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: adaptor for older monitor
Replies: 5
Views: 101

Re: adaptor for older monitor

Thanks! So something like this would be okay then? https://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-Active-Adapter-Support/dp/B008O7RH5C I'm having trouble finding anything with separate power source. They all seem pretty much the same. Will it harm the Pi if I use one of these...? I looked through the site bu...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power on a Raspberry Pi with a 2.4 Ghz Controller
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Power on a Raspberry Pi with a 2.4 Ghz Controller

Hi, i've bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and i have too a controller which works fine on Pi,Linux computer and smartphones. I want to power on the RPI with this controller, can i ? Or HDMI CEC is necessary ? You will need a Power Board like this if you have a IR Remote: https://www.msldigital.com/...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Login into windows 10 IOT
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Login into windows 10 IOT

SoCZ3k wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:25 pm
When i want to write anything into command line it wants user name and password. Using Windows 10 IOT. Please help.

What Command Line ?

https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forum ... WindowsIoT
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Dietpi: Bittorrent client + Media Player + Retropie?
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: Dietpi: Bittorrent client + Media Player + Retropie?

Hello guys, I have a pi 0w running the latest dietpi with transmission and xfce. I want to be able to play some times movies from my HDD or USB flash drive and play NES games. The question is, if I install from dietpi-software Retropie and Kodi , will I be able to switch between those three? If yes...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Install .deb packages from x86-64 Debian Stretch Live DVD?
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Install .deb packages from x86-64 Debian Stretch Live DVD?

Iexpress wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:09 pm

Is it possible to use .deb packages from a live Debian Stretch x86-64 DVD on Raspbian?

No, and why do you think this is feasible ?


Raspbian is based of ARMHF Debian:

https://www.debian.org/ports/
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Other languages
Topic: Julia Programming Lang. Installation On Pi 3
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Julia Programming Lang. Installation On Pi 3

Good Day. My name is Mike and I need some help installing the Julia programming language on my Raspberry Pi 3. The Pi is running the latest version of Raspian Stretch. Here is the error message I am receiving: pi@NCC-1701:~ $ julia -e 'Pkg.build("IJulia");' INFO: Building MbedTLS INFO: Building Con...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Zero bluetooth connection to android phone.
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Raspberry Pi Zero bluetooth connection to android phone.

Hello, thank you for your answer. Sorry I wasn't very clear. While in the car, except for my mobile data(3G/4G)There would be no other network so I would have to connect via Wifi-Direct or Bluetooth etc. Do you suppose that I could tether it and then access via ssh? Can the Pi zero W create a wlan ...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: SiS Mirage drivers?
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: SiS Mirage drivers?

Hello, I've just got a Rapsberry Pi (Model B+) and have installed Desktop (Jessie) onto my old laptop. However, I have a problem in that the screen resolution appears to be fixed in what looks like either VGA or 800x600, whereas I should have the option to display at the screen's native 1200 x 800....
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Webshop sales monitor
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Webshop sales monitor

Hi, we are running a webshop. I would like to make a raspberry that is capable of displaying my own logo launch screen after switching on. Then, display a browser with a preset web page. It would be very important not to make it appear that this is a browser and you can not quit it. No other menu s...
by fruitoftheloom
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Videocall App for Raspberry 3
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Videocall App for Raspberry 3

narraccino wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:48 pm
Hi,
are there videocall apps for Raspberry 3?

I can understand that Skype is heavy for Raspberry but i can use another app.

https://www.linux-projects.org/uv4l/
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Rpi zero ssh over usb not working
Replies: 8
Views: 194

Re: Rpi zero ssh over usb not working

Hey Guys, For 2 days I've tried to setup a ssh connection over usb to my brand new RPI 0 as I don't have any adapters. I've tried both lite and full version of Raspbian. I added required lines to config.txt and cmdline.txt and ssh file without extension. Now the problem is that every time I tried c...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Using WD Raid 0 drives as a Striped Raid device
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: Using WD Raid 0 drives as a Striped Raid device

Hello I would like to use the data held on a set of WD 500G drives that were contained in a WD NAS unit. It was an older one that reached out and checked the password online. When I set up an older AMD4800 based PC with the Raspian Jessie for PC on this machine it worked well. Well enough that I de...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Printer for pi
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Printer for pi

I want to add a printer to my rpi 3 via cups /localhost:631. My old Samsung is not working (rated as "paper weight" on open printing.org) lol Today I went printer shopping and the salesmen wanted to sell me a Hp Deskjet 3835... However that model is not in the list either, he said the reason for th...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspbian lite installation help
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Raspbian lite installation help

Hi I'm trying to install the newest pulseaudio for my Bluetooth troubles and it doesn't know how to install it I need help If you are using Raspbian Stretch Lite then you need to install from the repository as it is no longer included: Bluetooth audio In Jessie, we used PulseAudio to provide suppor...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: pi IP address
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: pi IP address

Hello guys i just bought a pi 3b. I wanna use without a monitor and keyboard. But i have some problem to find the ip. I have tried many ways, but end up, no such device or connect refused. i use ubuntu btw. Ubuntu has many flavours, which one are you using ?? https://ubuntu-pi-flavour-maker.org/ SS...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Is Debian for pc/mac similar enough to debian that I can normally install drivers for nvidia gpu's
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: Is raspbian for pc/mac similar enough to debian that I can normally install drivers for nvidia gpu's

I just installed raspbian for pc/mac on my computer which has an nvidia gpu, with raspberry pi being based off debian, there is no way nvidia drivers are built in ( like the majority of linux distros), and I'm not ready to tinker with things that can break an OS even if the OS won't be a daily driv...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Code Club
Topic: Newbie looking for direction
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Newbie looking for direction

Hi All Just got into Pi 3s and loving it so far, initially wanted to use if for Kodi and Retro gaming so used Matt Huismans multi boot which allows booting between Kodi and Retropie, however the code if built around a specific version of Retro pie 4.2, any upgrade to this causes issues. Hence my qu...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Google Play Music
Replies: 13
Views: 3660

Re: Google Play Music

After looking through a thousand options and trying to figure out whichever of them was the best one and trying to install this that and the other thing with varying degrees of success on my pi2b I'm wondering whether there is some reason, any reason really, why I wouldn't just run Google Play Musi...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: using noobs _v2_4_5
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: using noobs _v2_4_5

Thanks for your help Scruss Using the uname -a and the free -h commands helped me to establish that I probably do have a model B raspberry pi, with 512MB. no luck with the cat/proc/cpuinfo but got a lot of results from less/proc/cpuinfo . So I guess your suggestion put me on the right track. Thanks...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: I need advice about rbpi and TV
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: I need advice about rbpi and TV

So what I want to do is to connect a raspberry PI to my TV via HDMI cable, and use it as a pc when I need to, is it capable of running a TV? HDMI transfers video and audio, so that should mean I should get audio from the TV too, right? Yes the Raspberry Pi 3B can be used as a PC, but it does have l...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Still only one rpi zero per purchase?
Replies: 29
Views: 950

Re: Still only one rpi zero per purchase?

Hi I'm a bit confused, but why on earth is it only possible to purchase a single Raspberry Pi Zero? I need a few of these for a project I'm working with, and without it, I'll need to get some chinese rubbish instead, which obviously works, but isn't nearly as god. roy https://www.raspberrypi.org/fo...

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