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by alxprogramz
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Problems with omxplayer on Fedberry
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: Problems with omxplayer on Fedberry

Tried other as well but I still get the error "failed to open vchiq instance". As compared to other distros, security on Fedberry is a bit tighter and by default, won't allow access to /dev/vchiq for non root users. If you want to use omxplayer as a non root user, you will have to add the desired u...
by alxprogramz
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Problems with omxplayer on Fedberry
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Problems with omxplayer on Fedberry

* failed to open vchiq instance This is the error I get when tried to open a .mov Any suggestion???? Command ran is omxplayer -o hdmi -- win "0 0 640 480" myvideo.mov Tried other as well but I still get the error "failed to open vchiq instance". I have no idea what that means. Any help?? Reason usin...
by alxprogramz
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: omxplayer file formats
Replies: 15
Views: 19478

Re: omxplayer file formats

* failed to open vchiq instance
This is the error I get when tried to open a .mov
Any suggestion????
Command ran is
omxplayer -o hdmi -- win "0 0 640 480" myvideo.vom
by alxprogramz
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Other OS
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Re: Other OS

If you can do it, go to Cambridge and pick up your CS degree. We will pester Eben until he agrees to present it to you. Code guru's will name their children after you. Statues will be erected in Roblox with your name on them. Linus can retire? Revisit this post when Pi's run 64bit OS's :lol:[/quote]...
by alxprogramz
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A Raspberry pi Killer. Such a wrong title.
Replies: 14
Views: 2989

A Raspberry pi Killer. Such a wrong title.

I go to youtube to find projects. There are many videos reviewing different boards that are quite similar to the Raspberry pi. And they are calling it or asking if the board they are reviewing is the "Raspberry Pi Killer". Now what upsets me is that many people through the comments are agreeing. The...
by alxprogramz
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Have 32-bit or 64-bit Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 6
Views: 5457

Re: Have 32-bit or 64-bit Raspberry Pi?

Thank you fruitoftheloom and everyone who responded. Got the link and yeah I do have a 64-bit raspberry pi.
by alxprogramz
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Have 32-bit or 64-bit Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 6
Views: 5457

Have 32-bit or 64-bit Raspberry Pi?

I purchased a Raspberry pi online along with a case and adapter. Now on the chip(CPU) it says Broadcom BCM28374RIFGBG. I'm new in computer also the architecture. I'm running Raspbian, Kali Linux, and the Fedora distro. How can I tell if my Raspberry pi is truly 64-bit when the OS's tells me that I h...
by alxprogramz
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Strange behavior of EOF in raspbian
Replies: 10
Views: 2333

Re: Strange behavior of EOF in raspbian

1 #include <stdio.h> 2 3 int main(void) 4 { 5 char ch = EOF; 6 printf("The value of ch is %d\n", ch); 7 printf("The value of EOF is %d\n", EOF); 8 return 0; 9 10 } Output: The value of ch is 255 The value of EOF is -1 [quote][/quote] Thank you for helping out. Had to replace char data type to an in...

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