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by Man in a van
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Installing Raspbian on headless RPi4 - how?
Replies: 19
Views: 777

Re: Installing Raspbian on headless RPi4 - how?

Hi Bo, this what I do, it may not be suitable for you, but, hey.. ;) There are two parts: Part 1. ssh into the pi sudo raspi-config Advanced Options (7) Resolution (5) Choose one of the 16:9 configurations I use the largest, 1920x1080 exit and reboot Part 2. Open a VNC connection on the pi Navigate ...
by Man in a van
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB as priamary audio
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: USB as priamary audio

Glad your sorted. ;)
by Man in a van
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB as priamary audio
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: USB as priamary audio

So I did a quick search and came up with this, the ID matches yours 1b3f:2008 https://learn.adafruit.com/usb-audio-cards-with-a-raspberry-pi/cm108-type a further google finds https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/40336/cannot-get-usb-audio-generalplus-technology-inc-to-work which is 2007 (...
by Man in a van
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB as priamary audio
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: USB as priamary audio

Is this the device you are using?

[url][https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00KAE2L1C/url]
by Man in a van
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB as priamary audio
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: USB as priamary audio

That's a shame. Did you save and reboot after commenting out the line? Well we can try this approach. First chect if the usb is present. Open a terminal and type (this is my rpi4B with Buster) lsusb [email protected]:~ $ lsusb Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 De...
by Man in a van
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB as priamary audio
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: USB as priamary audio

believe i have a "model 3",.. what is the best/ sure fire technique at naming the USB as default audio at start up? can anyone say for sure what does work? Have you tried ? Open Terminal Sudo nano /boot/config.txt Scroll to the bottom of the page and comment out "dtparam=audio=on" # Enable audio (l...
by Man in a van
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: OKdo - Anyone else not received delivery yet?
Replies: 52
Views: 2602

Re: OKdo - Anyone else not received delivery yet?

RaTTuS wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:20 am
I used OKDo [from uk.rs-online.com ]
my Pi4 turned up in 2 days I just used basic shipping

Same for me, ordered last Monday (late in the afternoon). The order was confirmed in the evening.
Standard shipping, postie knocked the door Thursday am.
No complaints :)
by Man in a van
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [VNC] Cannot currently show the dekstop
Replies: 18
Views: 29775

Re: [VNC] Cannot currently show the dekstop

Hey, I have a problem with my Pi 3+. I activated the VNC server and tried to connect to it on my tablet via the VNCViewer app. But when I am connected to it there is an error (see attachment). What can I do to fix that? The RPi must be set to boot to desktop (service mode). If a HDMI monitor is not...
by Man in a van
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting QNAP NAS
Replies: 5
Views: 1473

Re: Mounting QNAP NAS

Just to preface this post with the warning that this is a method I use, I have cobbled it together from trial and tribulation. It worked for me this morning and I suggest that you try it on a spare card before commiting to a build (at least back up the fstab file first). So this is a rpi3b running r...
by Man in a van
Fri May 31, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Audio from USB Card
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: Audio from USB Card

Try with this command cat /proc/asound/card1/pcm0p/sub0/hw_params You will need to find your card number and have the stream playing. This is my usb card playin fip radio [email protected]:~ $ cat /proc/asound/card1/pcm0p/sub0/hw_params access: MMAP_INTERLEAVED format: S32_LE subformat: STD channel...
by Man in a van
Thu May 09, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Missing sound card
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Missing sound card

epoch1970 wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 11:06 am
Quite possibly obsolete, but just in case: https://www.horus.com/~hias/cirrus-driver.html
No, still needed it seems.

Many thanks for this, I had quite forgotten about it :( :roll: ;)

Cheers

ronnie
by Man in a van
Thu May 09, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Missing sound card
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Missing sound card

So I have a rpi1B with the Wolfson Audio card fitted. It works using piCorPlayer OS as both a server fro LMS and also as a Player. I remember that some time ago I used the Raspbian OS and Squeezelite on it for the same function, maybe in Stretch or it might have been Jessie. Anyways, I have just tri...
by Man in a van
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting QNAP NAS
Replies: 5
Views: 1473

Re: Mounting QNAP NAS

Did you ever solve this? Encountering a similar problem myself I have a raspberry pi 3b running Raspbian Stretch with desktop. I can mount a share on a Qnap TS121 NAS using NFS. If this would be of help to you, I can post a "how I do it" guide (it might not be too correct, but it works for me :) ) ...
by Man in a van
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspbian Stretch with desktop is it possible to autostart webradio?
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Raspbian Stretch with desktop is it possible to autostart webradio?

@dskarlsen Maybe you could use OMXPlayer, replacethe video file path with the station url. I'm not sure about the fixed volume https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/8805/auto-login-into-lxde-and-auto-start-video-player-omxplayer It is possible to use LogitechMediaServer in in such a manne...
by Man in a van
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New Raspbian release 8th April 19
Replies: 21
Views: 1338

Re: New Raspbian release 8th April 19

Raspbian Stretch with desktop
Image with desktop based on Debian Stretch
Version: April 2019
Release date: 2019-04-08
Kernel version: 4.14
Release notes: Link
It has always been there :?
by Man in a van
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Spotify Music Player for RPI?
Replies: 5
Views: 5725

Re: Spotify Music Player for RPI?

To be clear, raspotify is just a version of librespot that someone made easy to install. Librespot is the software that deserves praise. Mopidy provides a more general purpose audio player (online radio, local files, etc) and a Web page user interface. It does not support Spotify Connect. All of th...
by Man in a van
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: GB ethernet and USB noise (when connected to DAC)
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: GB ethernet and USB noise (when connected to DAC)

Hi I am testing a new device based on CM RPI3B+ that works as a streamer to DACs. There is a major problem when using the GB ethernet , even streaming PCM24bit/192Khz (or higher) will result in noise (clicks and pops) If we force Ethernet to 10/100 speed , all is fine , however we migrated to rpi3b...
by Man in a van
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Google cast
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Google cast

@ FOTL (which was much favoured by Barry Sheen) Thanks for the :idea: I didn't think to install from the store as on both OS, "Cast" already shows in the browser. On the rpi3b it connects without much ado. However, I will visit the store and see what pertains. ronnie Edit: This extension has been di...
by Man in a van
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Google cast
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Google cast

This is really just an observation and query combined. I have an old Shuttle Intel Celeron running the Desktop without a problem. I also have a rpi 3B running the Raspbian Stretch with desktop. Both are up to date. At the weekend I was pleased to find the Google cast was working on the rpi (I don't ...
by Man in a van
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: omxplayer not playing audio streams
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: omxplayer not playing audio streams

These didn't: omxplayer --genlog -I -s -o local http://www.radio-canada-online.com/us/chill-lounge-smooth-jazz omxplayer --genlog -I -s -o local https://www.jango.com/stations/263763507/tunein None of the ones I tried from https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=free+internet+radio worke...
by Man in a van
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: omxplayer not playing audio streams
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: omxplayer not playing audio streams

It might be an idea to post a couple of urls that did not work.
Then folk can check them out.

ronnie
by Man in a van
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Spotify on Raspberry pi 3 b+
Replies: 8
Views: 683

Re: Spotify on Raspberry pi 3 b+

Nils18 wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:18 pm
Hello, I wanted to ask if you can install on the Raspberry Pi 3 b + Spotify and then transferred to a music system via Aux (3.5mm jack)?
Thanks in advance
Do you want to use "Free" Spotify or "Premium" ?

ronnie
by Man in a van
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Debian (x86) with RPI desktop on a mac
Replies: 16
Views: 2607

Re: Debian (x86) with RPI desktop on a mac

I followed these instructions for a 2012 MacMini

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fe1C1D5DhU
by Man in a van
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Picoreplayer
Replies: 6
Views: 921

Re: Picoreplayer

Which pi are you using?

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