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by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No Ethernet connection after reboot.
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: No Ethernet connection after reboot.

I would look at buying a decent power supplier and not a charger.

The original Pi 3B had Ethernet issues (and WiFi) till I changed to a proper supply - saved me hours of frustration :lol:
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problem connecting via VNC
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Problem connecting via VNC

But if you are using RealVNC server on the Pi then you are not using open source software anyway... The server provided by the Pi is owned by RealVNC and even the Pi has proprietary software in its boot code. I think what you are asking is impossible (and yes I have had identity issues) - see the th...
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: (HELP ME) Broken IO pin
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: (HELP ME) Broken IO pin

A great site for pin details (both of the Pi and boards) is https://pinout.xyz/
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: 802.11AC? defaults to N?
Replies: 7
Views: 135

Re: 802.11AC? defaults to N?

Would help the know what model Pi you have :D
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sudo sh -c 'echo "nameserver 8.8.8.8" >> /etc/resolv.conf' worked for me but did not survive a reboot.
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: changes on /etc/resolve.conf not getting saved upon reboot

/etc/resolve.conf is designed to be built up at boot time and NOT designed to be edited.

To add nameservers in you could either edit /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/base (if present) or add the data to /etc/dhcpcd.conf

I’ve now moved my settings (static IP etc) to dhcpcd.conf
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problem connecting via VNC
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Problem connecting via VNC

Real VNC uses its own security encryption.

Simplest way to fix this is to use to official viewer from https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/download/viewer/
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Trying to run a Visual Studio app on my Raspberry Pi with .net framework. Help?
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Trying to run a Visual Studio app on my Raspberry Pi with .net framework. Help?

Welcome to the forum.

Forget emulation - by the time you emulate the instruction set and then Windows you can fall asleep quicker :lol:

Have a look at https://www.mono-project.com/ if you must use .NET (try Python - it’s worth the work).
by Andyroo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 1TB microSD Card is real!
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: 1TB microSD Card is real!

PhatFil wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:04 am
Still kinda cool tho..

I once got an overdraft to pay for 512kb of ram.. probably more storage in a disposable audio b'day card these days..
Know what you mean. Spent days arguing for a 10Mb hard drive to make compiles quicker...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: how to reinstall mysql
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: how to reinstall mysql

This just gets odder and odder...

VM Pi or old physical, odd errors, wonder if someone is trying to crack a box or troll.

I do not think I can add anything else.
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: how to reinstall mysql
Replies: 18
Views: 191

Re: how to reinstall mysql

Between this issue, the ApacheGUI and your SSH issues I would start with a new image and give up on this server - I feel that it will take more time to sort out than start afresh.
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Something I'd like to see.
Replies: 17
Views: 490

Re: Something I'd like to see.

You could question why the Trading group makes a keyboard and mouse as their are many many cabled ones out there that work. So I think the USB / Sata + disk would go great in a kit BUT would you expect NOOBS still on an SD card or the disk to have the OS on it? Would you also detract folk from buyin...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Upgraded, No Longer Reading Config.txt?
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Upgraded, No Longer Reading Config.txt?

If you have nothing you need to save I would just download a new copy of the OS and write the SD using Etcher. Raspbian Buster is available https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Etcher is available https://www.balena.io/etcher/ Do not forget to check the SHA-256 after you have downloaded t...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3b+ boot from USB SATA SSD
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Raspberry Pi 3b+ boot from USB SATA SSD

Strange - I would have thought the SSD would be their before the Pi :?: You could move the /boot to a SD card and add boot_delay=10 to the cmdline.txt file Adding anything into config.txt on the SSD will not help the Pi finding the disk as it needs to find the disk to read it first! Also try swappin...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A project I'm working on.
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: A project I'm working on.

You could use the Zero as a USB HID device (possibly as a mouse) connected to the PC BUT (and there is always a but) the touch screen would have to interface a different way as I do not believe the USB HID support will work through a hub (I think - may be wrong here). This could lead to the use off ...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Can't get SSH to enable on headless RPi3.
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Can't get SSH to enable on headless RPi3.

You could try fing https://www.fing.com/ and see if the port is open.

Worth double checking the Pi IP address - not that I’ve ever tried to ssh into the machine I’m on :oops: :lol:

Do you have a firewall set up on the Pi?
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 1TB microSD Card is real!
Replies: 16
Views: 430

1TB microSD Card is real!

Well I thought they would not be out this year.

https://www.sandisk.co.uk/home/memory-c ... me-microsd

I have not looked for resellers or price and absolutely no plans for such a daft idea :roll:
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Something I'd like to see.
Replies: 17
Views: 490

Re: Something I'd like to see.

hippy wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:44 am
A decent and capable USB to SATA bridge would probably be of most benefit to people.
+1 for that (with cable)

A case that holds the disk would be good as well
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI Web Server
Replies: 19
Views: 576

Re: Raspberry PI Web Server

Changing from port 22 is a pain in tail, every SSH client defaults to port 22. ... In the case of the Mac you can change the port by editing .ssh/config and adding Host raspberrypi User pi HostName 192.168.1.123 Port 54321 You can also use Host * to change all hosts. This can still be overridden fr...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Rasbian then OctoPi Installation
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Rasbian then OctoPi Installation

The image you downloaded was most likely the pre-built image and would have replaced the full version of Raspbian and not added to it.

Have a look at https://community.octoprint.org/t/setti ... pbian/2337
Note the:
warning: not for the faint of heart
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Thermal Printing with Raspberry Pi
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Thermal Printing with Raspberry Pi

Welcome to the forum, Add an SD card to the Arduino to store the images and use https://www.arduino.cc/en/Reference/SD to read them :) this has the advantage that it’s simple to change the pictures. See https://dronebotworkshop.com/sd-card-arduino/ for some details. No need to use a Pi (that’s anoth...
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Can't get SSH to enable on headless RPi3.
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Can't get SSH to enable on headless RPi3.

Can you run to get verbose error and see if that gives a clue?
by Andyroo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Need Help Making a Program that Detects When a YouTuber Uploads a Video
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Need Help Making a Program that Detects When a YouTuber Uploads a Video

Try looking at the page for the YouTubers videos e.g. https://www.youtube.com/user/bensdmkII/videos?app=desktop (link safe for work and home) Then use Beautiful Soup to scrape the page Look for the <a id="video-title" and if the first one does not match the last time you looked it’s a new video. So ...
by Andyroo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Is it possible to have Acess Point and Wifi at the same time?
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: Is it possible to have Acess Point and Wifi at the same time?

Lift foot, remove gun from holster, point gun at foot, pull trigger till foot hurts :oops:
:lol:
Ta for the correction.
by Andyroo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: gpio/switch + python
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: gpio/switch + python

The program uses BCM mode and is set by

Code: Select all

GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BCM)
See https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/gpio/ for the package details.

This great site shows both sets of PIN numbers together https://pinout.xyz/
by Andyroo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi 3 B, just a web interface for my 3D printer?
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Pi 3 B, just a web interface for my 3D printer?

Do not worry about NOOBS Just head to https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ and take the Raspbian Buster with desktop download as this gives a basic GUI machine. Stretch is the older version and is available from http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/images/raspbian-2019-04-09/ (it’s a...

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