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by Moonmarch
Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: List of installed programs on the micro sd card
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: List of installed programs on the micro sd card

Search in the Debian repository for software that you would be able to install on your computer. Before I access the Debian website, I would search for software using Google.com . If you are searching for drawing software, you would search for: "drawing software Debian" Then find a list of...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connecting 5 inch Touchscreen to RPi Zero
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: Connecting 5 inch Touchscreen to RPi Zero

Do you have a touch screen with GPIO pins that connect to the Raspberry Pi computer? The GPIO pins provide video output, and power to the screen. If the GPIO pins were modified or if the touch screen was modified, the drivers for the screen would need to be modified. I recommend using a touch screen...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: [NEED HELP] - Retropie GamePad Project
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: [NEED HELP] - Retropie GamePad Project

You can purchase the Waveshare GamePi43 which does everything you are asking for, except have a touch screen. Here is a link to the GamePi43 for sale on Amazon: GamePi43 Accessories Kit for Raspberry Pi 4B/3B+/3B/2B/B+ Portable Retro Video Handheld Game Console with 4.3inch IPS Display 800x480 Pixel...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Phone&Bluetooth keyboard & Pi 4 Case? Or small monitor/ non touchscreen display for Pi with HDMI?
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: Phone&Bluetooth keyboard & Pi 4 Case? Or small monitor/ non touchscreen display for Pi with HDMI?

There are cases that are designed to integrate the Raspberry Pi computer to a monitor. The screen with the Raspberry Pi computer is not portable. The screen, and the Raspberry Pi will need to be connected to a power outlet. The screen, and case converts the Raspberry Pi into a All in one computer, a...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can you install a graphics card into any kind of raspberry pi (rpi3 etc.)
Replies: 10
Views: 511

Re: Can you install a graphics card into any kind of raspberry pi (rpi3 etc.)

Video cards with the Raspberry Pi? The nvidia-driver software package in the Debian repository does have support for ARMHF computers. I'm not sure what hardware would be supported by the nvidia-driver software with ARM computers. Same with the AMD graphics drivers, the xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu soft...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Looking for reliable USB Ethernet hub for Pi zero
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Looking for reliable USB Ethernet hub for Pi zero

There is the Ethernet, and USB expansion board hat for the Raspberry Pi computer. Here is a link to the Ethernet, and USB expansion board for sale on the Amazon website: Ethernet/USB HUB HAT Expansion Board for Raspberry Pi 4 B/3 B+/3 B/2 B/Zero/Zero W/Zero WH, with 1 RJ45 10/100M Ethernet Port, 3 U...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: GamePi20, and The Raspberry Pi Zero - Using The Screen With The Raspberry Pi Operating System PT. III
Replies: 3
Views: 677

Re: GamePi20, and The Raspberry Pi Zero - Using The Screen With The Raspberry Pi Operating System PT. III

vegz78, thanks for reading the GamePi20, and The Raspberry Pi Zero - Using The Screen With The Raspberry Pi Operating System PT. III build guide. I am not a programmer, but I do know how to build computers. With enough effort, I was able to build software on the GamePi20 handheld with the Raspberry ...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I'm new here, need a guide!
Replies: 7
Views: 435

Re: I'm new here, need a guide!

Questions about the Raspberry Pi or Linux operating systems, I would start with Google.com or a search engine website. There are numerous websites, and guides on the internet that will show you how to use a Raspberry Pi computer. People have their own computer ideas that involve the Raspberry Pi. Th...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer
Replies: 6
Views: 484

Re: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer

Here is a list of games that are supported by the GtkRadiant Quake Engine level editor program: Developers - Radiant Level Design Tools https://icculus.org/gtkradiant/developers.html Any Quake Engine based game should be supported by NetRadiant. I do not know how well the game will actually run on t...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 13, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Quake Mods with Quakespasm-0.93.2 - Quake Engine Source Port with the Raspberry Pi PT. II
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Re: Quake Mods with Quakespasm-0.93.2 - Quake Engine Source Port with the Raspberry Pi PT. II

UPDATE JULY 12TH 2021:
  • Added Quakespasm running the Map Jam 6 Fire and Brimstone mod on the Raspberry Pi 3B+ screenshot
  • Added Quake mods with Quakespasm, and NetRadiant-Custom explanation
  • Miscellaneous improvements
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 13, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer
Replies: 6
Views: 484

Re: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer

On the vkQuake GitHub website, vkQuake is based on the Quakespasm Quake Engine source port. This means vkQuake should have the same mod compatibility as Quakespasm. I do not see why Quakespasm would need a Vulkan version, because Quakespasm actually runs on a Raspberry Pi Zero. I do see lower frame ...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer
Replies: 6
Views: 484

Re: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer

UPDATE JULY 12TH 2021: Added NetRadiant-Custom on the Raspberry Pi 3B+ screenshot Added a link to the ImgBB website Added Y2K bug, and compiling the latest Release of NetRadiant-Custom explanation Added link to the Quake Mods with Quakespasm-0.93.2 - Quake Engine Source Port with the Raspberry Pi PT...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jul 08, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: CubicSCR install
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: CubicSCR install

Where did you find the install script for the CubicSDR program? The CubicSDR source contains a CMakeLists.txt file. This means you should be able to compile the CubicSDR source code using the cmake command in the terminal. Here is a link to the CubicSDR GitHub wiki that will show you how to build th...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Follow Up on "Not Just For Kids"
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Follow Up on "Not Just For Kids"

If the Raspberry Pi did not run Linux, then you would have to choose from either Windows or Android. The Raspberry Pi is designed to be a low cost computer, and that is part of the reason why the Raspberry Pi runs Linux operating systems. Android, and iOS are part of the computer hardware, because o...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jul 06, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Follow Up on "Not Just For Kids"
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Follow Up on "Not Just For Kids"

The Raspberry Pi computer is not your usual computer. The Raspberry Pi started as a computer designed to teach people how to program software. This is actually how I know how to use a Linux computer, by using the Raspberry Pi. To understand how to use software on a Linux PC will require a understand...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Argon One m.2 case - temperatures
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: Argon One m.2 case - temperatures

I hear about damaged thermal pads all the time with Raspberry Pi cases. If the temperature of the Raspberry Pi computer is not over 75 C, then your computer should be fine. You can consider using different thermal pads to see if the computer temperatures improve. Add 2 thermal pads instead of using ...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: how to install pyqt 5.15. or higher on pi 3b+
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: how to install pyqt 5.15. or higher on pi 3b+

Any software library that is not available in a Linux software repository will require you to install the software using a third party approach. Linux has several software package file types to choose from, and that is how you install software on a Linux PC. You need pyqt5-dev 5.15 installed on your...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gameboy Zero
Replies: 3
Views: 1242

Re: Gameboy Zero

You would need to find a portable Raspberry Pi handheld unit that is compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi 4. The GamePi43 is compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3, and the GamePi43 V2 is compatible with the Raspberry Pi 4. The GamePi43 handheld kit does not include the Raspberry Pi comput...
by Moonmarch
Sun Jun 27, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer
Replies: 6
Views: 484

NetRadiant-custom: Open Source Quake Engine Editor on the Raspberry Pi Computer

https://i.ibb.co/tbN3sh1/2021-07-12-211455-1920x1080-scrot.png NetRadiant-Custom on the Raspberry Pi 3B+ I must have the Y2K bug, because my spare computers are failing for some reason. I'll repair the computers when I have a chance. At least I was able to compile the NetRadiant-Custom program on a...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MicroSD card failures after 6months or so.
Replies: 8
Views: 525

Re: MicroSD card failures after 6months or so.

If the SD cards are unusable within 1 year, the SD cards should still be under warranty. You should contact the SD card company for advice about which SD cards to use. SD cards supposedly last at least 10 years based on the Frequently Asked Questions section on the SD Association website: FAQ | SD A...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jun 23, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Good case with fan and display for Pi 4 with GPIO access
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: Good case with fan and display for Pi 4 with GPIO access

The 3.5 Inch touch screens for the Raspberry Pi computer will use GPIO pins for touch screen controls. The larger touch screens for the Raspberry Pi will cost more money. Touch screens that are over 7 inches in size will use external power from a power adapter. The touch screen controls with a Raspb...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: depict digital frame
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: depict digital frame

I read the Amazon website reviews that are about the 49 Inch Depict Frame, I see reviews that involve bad software support. The Depict digital Frame requires software that is installed on either Android or iOS operating systems. Check to see if the Depict Digital Frame has USB connectors or SD card ...
by Moonmarch
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone use Silicon Power 256GB Micro SD Card U3?
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Anyone use Silicon Power 256GB Micro SD Card U3?

You should be able to use any Micro SD card with the Raspberry Pi computer. High capacity SD cards will cost more compared to 32 GB or 64 GB SD cards. You should be able to find SD cards at any electronics store. I usually see Sandisk SD cards at electronics stores. The Raspberry Pi will have a cert...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Snap-store not accessible
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: Snap-store not accessible

I usually compile software that I am not able to install using the apt install command in the terminal. I used the Snap Store when I was starting to use Linux, and at the time I didn't know anything about Linux. The Snap Store created several directories in my file system, and the files were difficu...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Simulation on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: Simulation on Raspberry Pi

This question doesn't make any sense, because the people that provided you the software should tell you how to use the program. I do not know which program you need to run on the Raspberry Pi. Linux distributions will have a application store, and you would be able to install software using the term...

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