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by Jayce
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New Version of Pi 3 Model B?
Replies: 2
Views: 400

New Version of Pi 3 Model B?

I plan to buy a second Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and stumbled upon this version of Pi 3 model B: http://ph.rs-online.com/web/p/processor-microcontroller-development-kits/1365473/ It is labelled as "New" Raspberry Pi 3 Model B SBC and when you compare it to " http://ph.rs-online.com/web/p/processor-micr...
by Jayce
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Applications / Program related to Civil Engineering?
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Applications / Program related to Civil Engineering?

Good day. Are there packages for the Raspberry Pi that is related to Civil engineering? Something like AutoCAD etc.

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you very much.
by Jayce
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Playing video on Raspbian Stretch Inquiry
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Playing video on Raspbian Stretch Inquiry

Now that I've installed the OMXplayerGUI, how can I remove the set OMXplayer for Raspberry Pi from the open with options?
by Jayce
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Powering up Pi 3 using a power bank
Replies: 29
Views: 3280

Re: Powering up Pi 3 using a power bank

Hence, the shorter the cable the better as the power can consistently flow faster through short cables than long. Shorter cable drops less voltage. "consistently flow faster" is mumbo-jumbo. The formula you mention is theoretically correct but in practice: 1. Your RPi is not drawing 2.1 amps. Possi...
by Jayce
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Powering up Pi 3 using a power bank
Replies: 29
Views: 3280

Re: Powering up Pi 3 using a power bank

For those waiting or wondering what happened to the thread starter, here's my recent testing: Variables : Capacity : 10000mAh (Power bank at full charge, 4 bars) Output : 5V & 2.1A Device connected : Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Cable length: < 1m Goal: To check whether the Pi can keep up with the handhel...
by Jayce
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Playing video on Raspbian Stretch Inquiry
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Re: Playing video on Raspbian Stretch Inquiry

You can configure Raspbian to play a video in OMXplayer when you double-click on it by right-clicking on the video, going to open with, and selecting custom command. Under Command line to execute: enter, omxplayer -b Check, Execute in terminal emulator Add an application name, and check Set selecte...
by Jayce
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Kweb Suite (Minimal Kiosk Browser, omxplayerGUI)
Replies: 1341
Views: 458042

Re: Kweb Suite (Minimal Kiosk Browser, omxplayerGUI)

I have a couple of questions:

1.) Will this affect any of the files, programs etc. on my system when I install this?
2.) Can I ask what is the size of Kweb Suite?
3.) Is it working fine now in Stretch?
by Jayce
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Playing video on Raspbian Stretch Inquiry
Replies: 8
Views: 1121

Playing video on Raspbian Stretch Inquiry

I want to fill my curiosity regarding playing video on Raspbian Stretch in Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I will appreciate replies from you guys. Thank you in advance. :P 1.) Is there a way to open a video without accessing the terminal for typing omxplayer plus the video file name? - I have tried: Open w...
by Jayce
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatically open an application at startup
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Automatically open an application at startup

i just try: ( RPI3 / RASPBIAN STRETCH ( under PINN ) ) sudo apt-get install -y python-whiteboard [ALT]drag/select copy/ from menu to desktop python-whiteboard.desktop works with double click ( so far no WII ) cp /home/pi/Desktop/python-whiteboard.desktop /home/pi/.config/autostart/python-whiteboard...
by Jayce
Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatically open an application at startup
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Automatically open an application at startup

if there is a .desktop file already, just copy that possibly required: mkdir /home/pi/.config/autostart cp /home/pi/Desktop/python-whiteboard.desktop /home/pi/.config/autostart/python-whiteboard.desktop sudo reboot also that could work: sudo cp /home/pi/Desktop/videostart.desktop /etc/xdg/autostart...
by Jayce
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatically open an application at startup
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Automatically open an application at startup

here now a .desktop could start the python tool or a bash script first ( what starts the python tool ) The package I want to automatically open has a shortcut already on the desktop. Although I have change the icon name, by checking its properties: File: python-whiteboard.desktop Location: /home/pi...
by Jayce
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatically open an application at startup
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Automatically open an application at startup

To be specific, I want the application (with GUI) to open when the system loads up and shows the desktop screen. The name of the application I want to automatically open is called the "Python Whiteboard", a downloaded package using the terminal. The reason for this is that the project I am working o...
by Jayce
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatically open an application at startup
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Automatically open an application at startup

Is there some way to make a program / application to automatically open at startup?

Let's say for example, the tuxpaint will automatically open once the raspberry pi boot to the desktop screen.

Thank you in advance.
by Jayce
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Sign of SD card malfunctioning?
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Sign of SD card malfunctioning?

I use a 64 GB SD card. The Raspbian OS is running fine. However there are quite some bugs that I encounter always : 1.) The sub window that will pop up when you connect a flash drive always pops up twice. So when I click okay in one window, the other window is still up. 2.) There are tendencies that...
by Jayce
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Desktop Icon text color
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Desktop Icon text color

On the Desktop or Appearance settings, I can only see the change color of text for the menu bar and for highlighting an icon.

How can I change the desktop Icons' text color? Can't seem to find in the settings nor search for it on google. Thank you.
by Jayce
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: On screen keyboard
Replies: 76
Views: 165110

Re: On screen keyboard

Florence On-screen keyboard became buggy when Raspbian was updated to Wheezy. I am using matchbox for the mean time.
by Jayce
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Over Temperature Warning
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Over Temperature Warning

I experienced it in 2 occasions : 1.) I connected an old projector and used 3 of the USB port. 2.) I connected a flash-drive. Maybe a coincidence but in those 2 occasions, the temperature goes over 80 C. (The room is just at normal temperature those times.) On what situation or tendency makes Pi 3's...
by Jayce
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Screen Resolution Adjustment
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Screen Resolution Adjustment

My project includes the use of an Infrared Camera, "Pico" projector and the PI. When using the projector as video output, the aspect ratio is 16:9 and resolution 1280 x 800 @ 60 Hz. How can I change the resolution to 4:3 as on the display menu / settings the resolution is automatic. I need to change...
by Jayce
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Powering up Pi 3 using a power bank
Replies: 29
Views: 3280

Re: Powering up Pi 3 using a power bank

Been a while since this thread has been created but I finally got to try my power bank to power up my PI. (10000 mAh, 5V & 2.1A output), The PI powered up, however with the thunder symbol on the upper right of screen. With just a couple minutes, the PI automatically shutdown. Though the power bank i...
by Jayce
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Deleting user 'pi'
Replies: 7
Views: 639

Deleting user 'pi'

When I create a new user, it it possible to delete the original user 'pi' and make the new user as the default one?
by Jayce
Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry Pi Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Raspberry Pi Questions

I have been using the PI casually for some time now without knowing what is this and what is that. I want to ask a couple of newbie questions to satisfy my curiosity, please bear with me. I googled but I want answers directly from you guys. :P 1.) Extension file / format (I have been installing pack...
by Jayce
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Looking for : Draw over your desktop package
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

Re: Looking for : Draw over your desktop package

Thanks for the suggestions!
by Jayce
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Package Allocation
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Package Allocation

Usually when you download a package, it will be allocated in one of the category under the start menu. Ex : Education - Tux Paint Accessories - Xournal Programming - Fritzing I have downloaded a couple of packages and it bugs me that I can't see them in the start menu and the only way to open them i...
by Jayce
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Remote Access
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: Remote Access

Thanks everyone!
by Jayce
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Remote Access
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Remote Access

Thanks. Case solved. Refer to Remote Access Guide for more!

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