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by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

yep...now to try and fix a Cayenne interface so I can send notices to my phone....that's for the end of the whole project though...now that it works my son wants to put a camera with the sensor to activate it...finally, something he's interested in....
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

[SOLVED] Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

FIXED IT!!!! YAYAAAAAA!!!! TX labeled in the HC-06 board goes to the RX on the screwshield....and RX goes to TX....
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

ok....I still don't see how the USB connected contrrol center worked fine, I even changed the Porrt call for the Arduino from /dev/ttyACM0 in that program to /dev/rfcomm0 just to see if there was difference between the Bluetooth version and the USB version...still no good...I think at this point I a...
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

This is what I get...I tried the programmer listed "Amtel stk500 dev borad" and others but not luck Arduino: 1.8.5 (Linux), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno" Sketch uses 6080 bytes (18%) of program storage space. Maximum is 32256 bytes. Global variables use 294 bytes (14%) of dynamic memory, leaving 1754...
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

yes, I leave the connected terminal window open and open another on or just open the file in IDLE2 directly to run the control.py module
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

CORRECTION: when I run

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sudo rfcomm connect 0 <bdaddr>
I get

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Can't connect RFCOMM socket: Device or resource busy
but if I use

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sudo rfcomm connect hci0 <bdaddr>
it connects fine and returns

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Connected /dev/rfcomm0 to <bdaddr> channel 1
           Press Control+C for hang-up
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

in the book to set up the bluetooth version they solder the components onto the screwshield prototyping area whereas I am using one with a Dupont cable connection instead... In the set up for the USB version he says to use either a Pi B+ or 2....I am using the Pi3...he suggests installing 'bluetooth...
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

It shows as 'paired, trusted and connected' in bluetoothctl scan, did so before I tried changing the systemd file...so not sure that was my problem...I am just trying to get the gui to show me the readout in bluetooth connection that it did in USB connection...the files are identical except for the ...
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

Douglas6...I have the Arduino set up with a screwshield and a 16,2 LCD shield and I have the PIR sensor and the HC-06 hooked to the screwshield...and I am using the onboard bluetooth on the Pi3.. 1) No...I have not....but, just found a post on that..I looked at it and thought it was an application s...
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

This is the code from Simon Monk's the Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse that gives the above error when I run it from Tkinter import * import serial import time BAUD = 9600 PORT = "/dev/rfcomm0" MIN_VOLTS = 11.0 TEMP_MIN = -10.0 TEMP_MAX = 45.0 class App: def __init__(self, master): self.frame...
by Autdad44
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Simon Monk's Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse...problems with bluetooth control center

I worked through the wired version of the control center project first...everything worked... Now I am trying to work through setting up the PIR sensor to run through the bluetooth control center set-up... I am using a HC-06 module on a DuPont cable instead of mounting it to a screwshield as done in...
by Autdad44
Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Homeschool Help
Replies: 8
Views: 2707

Re: Homeschool Help

Wow...thank you for the insult, nice way to begin helping someone...
by Autdad44
Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Homeschool Help
Replies: 8
Views: 2707

Homeschool Help

I read through the list of educational help and resources, are any of these accessible to homeschool families? I am homeschooling my 12 son and he(we) are both interested in using the Pi and learning about the different things that can be done and built using it, any help in this area would be appre...
by Autdad44
Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: GDBus.Error.org
Replies: 7
Views: 825

Re: GDBus.Error.org

Thanks...I will ignore it then...
by Autdad44
Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [warn] Kernal lacks cgroups
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: [warn] Kernal lacks cgroups

ktb wrote:Ignore it unless you need it.

Or add cgroup_enable=memory to /boot/cmdline.txt
Thanx...
by Autdad44
Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: GDBus.Error.org
Replies: 7
Views: 825

GDBus.Error.org

After my gui screen comes up after entering 'startx' on terminal I get this in an error box on my screen...

GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.policykit1.Error.Failed: cannot determine user of subject.

is this a serious issue and how do I fix it...again this is on my RPi2
by Autdad44
Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [warn] Kernal lacks cgroups
Replies: 2
Views: 405

[warn] Kernal lacks cgroups

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[info] initializing cgroups
          [warn] Kernal lacks cgroups ormemory controller not available, not starting cgroups.  ...(warning).
I get this warning line on boot up of my RPi2...didn't notice it until last upgrade run....any ideas
by Autdad44
Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3562
Views: 126503

Re: Introduce yourself!

I am Matt and I live in the United States of America.....I want to thank the Pi Foundation, Eben and every single person involved in the planning, development, production, marketing, sales, and any part of the Alpha to the Omega of this project that I forgot....I am the single father of an 11yr-old ...

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