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by smnbldwn
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: x86 Install How to get Pixel Back?
Replies: 2
Views: 1950

x86 Install How to get Pixel Back?

I have just managed to install Raspian x86 on an older PC. It was a difficult install as it kept crashing but eventually I got it working by purging and reinstalling Openbox. It is now working fine except it is using standard LXDE instead of Pixel. I don't want to re-install as it will probably cras...
by smnbldwn
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:20 am
Topic: RISC OS RPi - Laptop
Replies: 7
Views: 5367

Re: RISC OS RPi - Laptop

Users beware! Connecting a RPi HDMI to another HDMI output can damage the RPi's HDMI output. Don't ask me how I know!
by smnbldwn
Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Best case for Astro-Pi
Replies: 10
Views: 4110

Re: Best case for Astro-Pi

Has anyone got anywhere with this. I have now bought a gorgeous Motorola Lapdock so am going mobile and I don't want to take my astropi/sensehat off all the time. Thank you in advance...
by smnbldwn
Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: (solved) B+ displays at most 800x600 (higer res big problem)
Replies: 17
Views: 10692

Re: (solved) B+ displays at most 800x600 (higer res big prob

I have the same problem with some of my B+ raspberry Pis. I bought a batch of 20 for school use and some worked fine while others default to a low resolution display with a massive raspberry in the middle of the GUI screen (on Raspbian). Same SD cards, same monitors and same HDMI cables. So I guess ...

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