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by bluegroper
Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)
Replies: 9
Views: 23267

Re: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)

RaTTuS wrote:the headphone socket is poor quality
Agreed.
But in the listening environment of an automobile, that poor quality is perfectly adequate.
by bluegroper
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)
Replies: 9
Views: 23267

Re: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)

The mind boggles...and invents a new unit of measure. You're listening to sound from a Pi through speakers that cost 41 Pis.... Yep. It sounds quite nice too. My ears needed some decent speakers to confirm that Ra Pi delivers stereo sound. Test passed. I've also installed a headless Ra Pi in my car...
by bluegroper
Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card performance in R-Pi onboard slot
Replies: 291
Views: 167437

Re: SD Card performance in R-Pi onboard slot

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[email protected]:~# hdparm -t /dev/mmcblk0
/dev/mmcblk0:
 Timing buffered disk reads:  62 MB in  3.07 seconds =  20.22 MB/sec
Stock Ra Pi. No fancy tweaks.
by bluegroper
Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)
Replies: 9
Views: 23267

Re: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)

Same conclusion here.
I listen to high quality music streamed from Ra Pi thru some Krix speakers.
http://krix.com/Product/Detail.aspx?p=44&id=59
My ears tell me it is stereo.
It seems that amixer does make amistake.
by bluegroper
Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to get stereo sound ? (solved)
Replies: 9
Views: 23267

How to get stereo sound ? (solved)

Hi forum I've installed usual packages on my Ra Pi, but it amixer says I'm only getting mono sound. [email protected]:~# amixer Simple mixer control 'PCM',0 Capabilities: pvolume pvolume-joined pswitch pswitch-joined penum Playback channels: Mono Limits: Playback -10239 - 400 Mono: Playback 400 [100%...
by bluegroper
Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: USB Line In (Stereo)
Replies: 1
Views: 1216

Re: USB Line In (Stereo)

I'm listening to streamed internet radio right now.
Radio Paradise is coming thru some speakers connected to Ra Pi.
Its not complicated.
Install a few packages/files and then :

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 mpg123 [email protected] rp_192.m3u
It works.
by bluegroper
Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Lost password
Replies: 4
Views: 3522

Re: Lost password

pi/raspberry is correct. Aren't you using some non-English keyboard? For example, the Germans have two keys switched. The Belgians too (AZERTY?) Using an Apple ANSI aluminium keyboard. I've suspected that might be the culprit. Currently searching for another usb k/board. PS: ssh is on, so can you l...
by bluegroper
Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Lost password
Replies: 4
Views: 3522

Lost password

Hi forum Newbie here, so thanks for being gentle. I've copied latest wheezy-rasbian (2012-08-16) to SD card and booted up the pi. (SHA checksum confirmed before copying to /dev/rdisk1) Pi boots up and everything looks good except I cannot login. Tried all following without success. root:hexxeh root:...

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