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by Chalisque
Fri Jul 01, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi Zero - keyboard/mouse not working
Replies: 5
Views: 5903

Re: Pi Zero - keyboard/mouse not working

Of interest, when I tried a logitech nano dongle with a typical USB OTG adapter I got no joy, but with a micro adapter like this one (https://www.amazon.co.uk/meZmory-Adapter-Connector-Transforms-Smartphone/dp/B00R87KAQW/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1467411547&sr=8-9&keywords=micro+usb+adapter) it worked ...
by Chalisque
Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Quick hack for laptop-ethernet-pi
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Quick hack for laptop-ethernet-pi

I often like to just attach a pi to my laptop via an ethernet cable, and would like it to just work without any fussing with settings files or dhcp (except possibly a single entry in /etc/hosts). I ended up with two simple python scripts: #!/usr/bin/env python3 # brec.py -- run as root on pi import ...
by Chalisque
Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: NOOBS SD card partitions not detected in Linux
Replies: 27
Views: 12379

Re: NOOBS SD card partitions not detected in Linux

My solution for now is to get dhex (a hex editor sudo apt-get install dhex), put the sd card in my ubuntu laptop, run sudo dhex /dev/mmcblk0 move down a short step till I see RISCOSpi and then zeroing from the 0xC0 just before, to the 0x29 just after. Quit and save changes. Then ubuntu recognises th...
by Chalisque
Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Ownership of /media mounts
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Re: Ownership of /media mounts

To be clear what I am asking about (I am aware about mount options for NTFS). Power up Pi2 with Raspbian, with two USB HDD's attached, each with a single NTFS partition, named Flopsy and Mopsy respectively. Login as bobz Run ls -l /media We see drwx______ ... root root ... Flopsy drwx______ ... root...
by Chalisque
Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Ownership of /media mounts
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Ownership of /media mounts

Hi, this is my first post here. I've done a bit of googlng around, and digging through scripts, so decided it was best to just ask. (Googling has the problem that it is hard to know what is relevant to the particular distro being run, in this case Raspbian 7 on a Pi2) Raspbian automounts my two USB ...

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