Go to advanced search

by gcorwin
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New "Can't update Chromium" message?
Replies: 75
Views: 59122

Re: New "Can't update Chromium" message?

I also use Chromium in kiosk mode for many (100+) digital signage displays and was a little floored that this was a problem. Hopefully there will be a real fix for this soon because I can't kick the can down the road with the current one year bypass/hack. I guess until then I will be using RPI 3's a...
by gcorwin
Fri May 04, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: php7 installed but not working
Replies: 1
Views: 1645

php7 installed but not working

I have a clean install of Stretch with Apache2. I installed php-fpm but when I try to use any php code all I get is what's in the file. E.g. I put <?php phpinfo(): ?> into index.php and the ouput is : <?php phpinfo(): ?> I ran "ps aux | grep php-fpm" and it looks like it's running: root 417 0.0 2.0 ...
by gcorwin
Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: STICKY: Jessie (now defunct and replaced with Stretch) Q&A
Replies: 396
Views: 243502

Re: Jessie Q&A

I just downloaded and imaged an SD card for Jessie and inserted it into a new RPI 3. It seems to boot, and I am pretty sure it's getting an IP, but there isn't an HDMI signal. Any suggestions?
by gcorwin
Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: connecting RPi to iPhone 6 IOS 8.1.3 hotspot by WiFi
Replies: 7
Views: 10201

Re: connecting RPi to iPhone 6 IOS 8.1.3 hotspot by WiFi

Thanks for the update. I have been banging on this without success, but will give this a try. It'll suck having to reconfig the backups, but in the end it will be worth it.

so much for "it just works" lol
by gcorwin
Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: connecting RPi to iPhone 6 IOS 8.1.3 hotspot by WiFi
Replies: 7
Views: 10201

Re: connecting RPi to iPhone 6 IOS 8.1.3 hotspot by WiFi

I am trying to do the same thing with my 5s, I getting "WPS-AP AVAILABLE" under Last message. WPS stands for Web Protected Setup It has to be related, but I am not sure how to enable or do it. I found this explanation but haven't tried it yet. http://askubuntu.com/questions/120367/how-to-connect-to-...
by gcorwin
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: php not connecting to mysql
Replies: 4
Views: 771

Re: php not connecting to mysql

I kinda figured that - thanks again!
by gcorwin
Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: php not connecting to mysql
Replies: 4
Views: 771

Re: php not connecting to mysql

Not too sure what that installed (not much only 3.5mb) but that did it, Super thanks DougieLawson
by gcorwin
Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: php not connecting to mysql
Replies: 4
Views: 771

php not connecting to mysql

I am using Raspian (standalone, not NOOBS) and I have installed PHP and MySQL but they are not talking to each other. When I run phpinfo() mysql isn't listed at all. I did check that mysql setting are in the /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini and they are. I am not new to either php nor mysql, and I have ins...
by gcorwin
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Chromium cannot open display
Replies: 3
Views: 6731

Re: Chromium cannot open display

I am running into the same issue when trying to initiate it from the command line. I was successful in launching it from the desktop by adding it to the autostart file. this was helpful too https://lokir.wordpress.com/2012/09/16/raspberry-pi-kiosk-mode-with-chromium/ I would be interested if you (or...

Go to advanced search