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by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fortnite
Replies: 41
Views: 26668

Re: Fortnite

The RPI computer is not a primary Android computer what I'm trying to say is if you install Android on the RPI computer you needed to download from a website which is not going to be from a Google website no I'm going to say you are downloading a open source version of Android that was compiled from...
by Moonmarch
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Do HDMI displays need power?
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: Do HDMI displays need power?

The smaller screens used on the RPI computers will use a USB port for power which means you will be able to power the screen using a USB cable connected to the USB hub on the RPI computer, there are screens that connect to the GPIO pins which means you will need a ribbon cable, and a HDMI cable to c...
by Moonmarch
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which distro for a RPi1B 512MB for decent Wikipedia web browsing?
Replies: 8
Views: 298

Re: Which distro for a RPi1B 512MB for decent Wikipedia web browsing?

The special effects you see on websites would be either java script or HTLM5 not that I know anything about web standards there is a old web browser that I use on a RPI0W not talking about Netsurf which I would say is the fastest lightweight web browser you can use on older, slow single core compute...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Github
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: Github

Files on a GitHub page can be downloaded in .ZIP files on the GitHub website you need to click on the "Clone or download" button then click on Download ZIP to download the repository in a .ZIP file, you can use the wget command if you know the location of the files that you need to download if you c...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Windows RT?
Replies: 38
Views: 25562

Re: Windows RT?

Microsoft is supposedly moving towards open source software now what exactly will be open source I'm going to say software that software developers will use which means people who do not know anything about programming or computers will not understand the source code at all, if the source code of an...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Windows RT?
Replies: 38
Views: 25562

Re: Windows RT?

There are many anti Microsoft people in the RPI forums anyone asks any Windows OS based questions are usually sent to the trash bin I'm only joking around someone is going to ask where is Windows OS for the RPI computer for a reason, and people should answer the question what are people trying to hi...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux 32-bit apps on ARM
Replies: 12
Views: 688

Re: Linux 32-bit apps on ARM

What would happen if you purchase a 32 bit controller would the drone be unusable not that I'm telling you to purchase new equipment after searching Google for drone control software the latest versions of the drone control software uses code from the Multiwii source code I'm going to say Multiwii i...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Brutal Wolfenstein 3D and GZDoom 3.82 Legacy Doom Engine Source port Linux
Replies: 18
Views: 3305

Re: Brutal Wolfenstein 3D and GZDoom 3.82 Legacy Doom Engine Source port Linux

You can try a different version of Brutal Doom I used Brutal Doom v21 with Freedoom Phase 1 + Phase 2 you can use this other guide that I wrote that explains GZDoom mod compatibility using the RPI computer here is a link to the guide: Doom/Doom 2 mods using GZDoom Doom Engine Source Port Linux https...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Retro pi new games/ports
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: Retro pi new games/ports

Actually the games you see available on Debian website are Linux games these are games that are downloadable on any Linux distribution the RPI computer would not receive unique games for this reason I can't say that is completely true the games list is relatively full of freeware games that are usua...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Brutal Wolfenstein 3D and GZDoom 3.82 Legacy Doom Engine Source port Linux
Replies: 18
Views: 3305

Re: Brutal Wolfenstein 3D and GZDoom 3.82 Legacy Doom Engine Source port Linux

Running the cmake command generates a Makefile you need a Makefile before you run the make command you need to run the cmake command to see if your computer has all of the dependencies needed to generate a Makefile if you have a Makefile in the GZDoom directory then you will be able to use the make ...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Trying to find a way to mount pi+display to my PC case, Need help
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Trying to find a way to mount pi+display to my PC case, Need help

There are no mounting locations on the 4 inch screen the screen is larger than the RPI computer which means the screen can't be installed on the RPI computer mounting holes you should be able to add a computer case to the RPI computer which covers the 4 inch screen the case will be attached to the R...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Trying to find a way to mount pi+display to my PC case, Need help
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Trying to find a way to mount pi+display to my PC case, Need help

I recommend you use the standard power adapter 5V3A with the RPI4 computer the screen that you are using does not have any mounting holes which is the reason why mounting the screen with the RPI computer to the computer enclosure will be complicated if the screen had mounting holes you would be able...
by Moonmarch
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Retro pi new games/ports
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: Retro pi new games/ports

Not enough people in the gaming forums my advice to people searching for games to play on the RPI computer search the RPI gaming forums there are many forum posts that will help you get started with playing games on the RPI computer I use DOSBox all the time everyone has their own interests some peo...
by Moonmarch
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Rpi4 and ubuntu x64
Replies: 8
Views: 507

Re: Rpi4 and ubuntu x64

64 bit software used on a 64 bit ARM computer is called ARM64 that is the software package that you would install if you were using a 64 bit operating system for the ARM computer if you are using a ARM 32 bit computer you would use either ARMHF or ARMEL packages HF stands for Hard Float the current ...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 64bit and hardware accelerated video?
Replies: 28
Views: 1549

Re: 64bit and hardware accelerated video?

I was comparing a desktop PC to the RPI computer the desktop PC will always be more powerful than the RPI computer that is not the purpose of the RPI computer you can picture the RPI computer being more of a alternative to a desktop PC even though the RPI computer is advertised as being a desktop PC...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 64bit and hardware accelerated video?
Replies: 28
Views: 1549

Re: 64bit and hardware accelerated video?

To see if performance improves with using different operating systems that are compatible with the RPI4 that is how you know if new software or new driver updates are being released from various software developers which will improve the capabilities of the RPI computer if you were expecting all rai...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Latest Version of Thunderbird on a Raspberry Pi
Replies: 5
Views: 321

Re: Latest Version of Thunderbird on a Raspberry Pi

After seeing which versions of Thunderbird email are available for download both the 64 bit version, and 32 bit version of Thunderbird are the same version here is a link to the web page: Download Thunderbird in your language Thunderbird https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/all/ I'm sure th...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Getting Warcraft roms to work on dosbox?
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Getting Warcraft roms to work on dosbox?

If you needed to know how to use DOSBox here is a link to the DOSBox wiki: Basic Setup and Installation of DosBox DOSBoxWiki https://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Basic_Setup_and_Installation_of_DosBox The same can be said about Wargus you would need to know how to use Wargus before using Wargus otherwise the...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux 32-bit apps on ARM
Replies: 12
Views: 688

Re: Linux 32-bit apps on ARM

Multiwii is a program I am not familiar with I assume you would install the program on the RPI computer similar to how the program would be installed on a Linux PC with Windows OS you run the .EXE file then the program installs on the computer with Debian based operating systems most programs would ...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 64bit and hardware accelerated video?
Replies: 28
Views: 1549

Re: 64bit and hardware accelerated video?

If you are asking if there are Linux developers building 64 bit operating systems for the RPI computer then yes there are people developing 64 bit operating systems if you needed features to be added to the 64 bit OS then you would need to wait until the features are released, 64 bit operating syste...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: ejecting removable usb disk
Replies: 16
Views: 874

Re: ejecting removable usb disk

If people are pulling the USB drive before unmounting or ejecting the USB then the person using the computer would not be concerned about data corruption you can eject USB drives on a Windows PC the same you would eject a USB drive on Raspbian OS I would say the question involving how USB drives are...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: ejecting removable usb disk
Replies: 16
Views: 874

Re: ejecting removable usb disk

Daveolw1 if you are not sure if the data stored on a flash drive or any computer storage is not stable or is vulnerable to data loss you can consider purchasing new computer storage drives, USB drives, SD cards, etc., to replace the old computer storage drives which is not expensive you should be ab...
by Moonmarch
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Getting Warcraft roms to work on dosbox?
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Getting Warcraft roms to work on dosbox?

DOS games do not use .ROM files to use DOSBox you need .EXE files the Warcraft games that you found on the abandonware website should include several files, and directories instead of a .ROM file if you have a .ISO or .BIN image the .ISO/.BIN image needs to be mounted to a directory using the Linux ...
by Moonmarch
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux 32-bit apps on ARM
Replies: 12
Views: 688

Re: Linux 32-bit apps on ARM

I'm going to say the Multiwii software is some kind of RC vehicle controller software used with aerial drones I searched for open source aerial drone software, and found drone software I did find the Multiwii GitHub website I wouldn't know how to install or compile the software if you are not succes...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Anyone used RPi3 for Virtual Pinball Cabinet?
Replies: 9
Views: 22182

Re: Anyone used RPi3 for Virtual Pinball Cabinet?

I saw this post a while back which gave me some ideas about a pinball machine there are pinball games available for MS-DOS which will run on the DOSBox emulator most of the pinball games will be 2 dimensional to move into 3 dimensional pinball games you would need to either use the WINE program to r...

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