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by fredca
Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

well I tried to use on my PC with Ubuntu and the stick is red-only! nothing seems to correct it.
Anyway this is the wrong forum for this
Is there a way to close this?
by fredca
Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

I've re-installed raspbian and nothing has changed.
by fredca
Fri Apr 10, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

well this shows the problem. The following is the error report from Gparted when I tried to format it ext4 GParted 0.12.1 --enable-libparted-dmraid Libparted 2.3 Format /dev/sda1 as ext4  00:00:06    ( ERROR ) calibrate / e / da1  00:00:00    ( SUCCESS ) path: /dev/sda1 start: 32 end: 31,266,815 siz...
by fredca
Fri Apr 10, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

Hi cpc464
That sounbds like a very very good idea. I need to shre the results with windows, perhaps, but that can be achieved with a post process copy to a fat32 stick.
Ta,
I was using Xenix in 83
by fredca
Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

gparted doesn't see the stick, mount returns [email protected] /media/FREDSTICK $ mount /dev/root on / type ext4 (rw,noatime,data=ordered) devtmpfs on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,relatime,size=470368k,nr_inodes=117592,mode=755) tmpfs on /run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,noexec,relatime,size=94936k,mode=755) tmpfs ...
by fredca
Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

Hi thanks for the response, the article was very interesting and would have saved me a lot of time if I had read it before starting this project! such is life. back to the subject [email protected] /media/FREDSTICK $ ls -laF total 36 drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 8192 Jan 1 1970 ./ drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096...
by fredca
Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

Re: mount usbstick

Hi FTrevorGowen this is not the problem, somehow /dev/sda1 is a Read only Filesystem see [email protected] ~ $ get_iplayer --get 463 get_iplayer 2.92-ppa22, Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Phil Lewis This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details use --warranty. This is free software, and you are ...
by fredca
Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount usbstick
Replies: 11
Views: 1366

mount usbstick

I have just recieved a rpi 2 and installed the latest noobs, raspbian, I try to mount a usb stick with this in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1 /media/FREDSTICK vfat rw,auto,users 0 0 But it mounts as read only and when I try to mount manually I get /dev/sda1 is a read only filing system How can I boot with thi...
by fredca
Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logitech keyboard & mouse combo
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: Logitech keyboard & mouse combo

Thanks Sleep Mode that seems to work, I used xset m 1/4 2 which is workable for me.
by fredca
Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logitech keyboard & mouse combo
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Logitech keyboard & mouse combo

Logitech keyboard & mouse combo K270 I am successfully using this combo but can't set the mouse slow enough. In preferences I've turned it to min (10) but it's still much too sensitive for me. I've tried setting this lower in the appropriate file, 5, which is fine but this is reset to 10 on reboot a...
by fredca
Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: setting rasppi as ssh server
Replies: 4
Views: 729

Re: setting rasppi as ssh server

thanks a lot Douglas that works for me my router is BT HomeHub4.

I didn't notice the HTTP in the response, so used to seeing it.
by fredca
Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: setting rasppi as ssh server
Replies: 4
Views: 729

setting rasppi as ssh server

I am trying to set up my pi as an ssh server so that I can access it from abroad and us a home IP address. when I access the pi from my LAN I get [email protected]:~$ ssh [email protected] [email protected]'s password: Linux raspberrypi 3.10.25+ #622 PREEMPT Fri Jan 3 18:41:00 GMT 2014 armv6l The programs inclu...
by fredca
Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Monitor Resolution
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: Monitor Resolution

Hi Ghans,
thanks for that, I wasn't aware of tvservices. However I don't see how it can be used to auto switch when changing displays.
I'll play around a bit and see.
by fredca
Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Monitor Resolution
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Monitor Resolution

I am using the pi on 2 monitors a Sony TV and an HP Monitor the monitor boots to 1080p automatically but the Sony TV boots to 640 x 480 I have put the following 2 lines in my /boot/config.txt 1) #hdmi_mode=5 # [email protected] 1080i uncomment for Sony TV FredC 2) #hdmi_mode=82 # [email protected] 1080p u...
by fredca
Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: iceweasel
Replies: 0
Views: 966

iceweasel

Iceweasel has lost its command line, File Edit View etc.

I've tried removing it and reinstalling, with and without restarting between, and apt-get update before and after reinstalling with no effect
by fredca
Sat May 04, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: How to install XBMC on Wheezy Raspbian
Replies: 31
Views: 33491

Re: How to install XBMC on Wheezy Raspbian

Thanks TheQuestor that is now working. All I need now ist understand how to set up xbmc.
Thepimonster's link should help wit that. So thanks also to thepimonstert
by fredca
Fri May 03, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: How to install XBMC on Wheezy Raspbian
Replies: 31
Views: 33491

Re: How to install XBMC on Wheezy Raspbian

Thanks for the prompt and courteous reply. I'm sorry I didn't see the faq on your home page but having followed your instructions it said it had Provides: xbmc Description: Package created with checkinstall 1.6.2 but I can't find the package. In subdir devel typing xbmc results in a "not found" mess...
by fredca
Fri May 03, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: How to install XBMC on Wheezy Raspbian
Replies: 31
Views: 33491

Re: How to install XBMC on Wheezy Raspbian

I'm a bit o0f a newbie but have downloaded the package XBMC_Raspi_a4130c1.tgz but how do I install this? apt-get doesn't seem to have a mechanism to point to this file.
by fredca
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Mounting USB memory sticks
Replies: 0
Views: 1928

Mounting USB memory sticks

with the following lines in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1 /media/USB_DEV auto user,auto,rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,utf8,flush,errors=remount-ro,uhelper=udisks 0 0 /dev/sdb1 /media/USB_DEV1 auto user,noauto,rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,utf8,flush,errors=remount-ro,uhelper...
by fredca
Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: auto mount USB Flash drive
Replies: 28
Views: 19522

SOLVED Re: auto mount USB Flash drive

Success [email protected] / $ ls -ls /media/USB_DEV/player/TV /media/USB_DEV/player/media/USB_DEV/player: total 16 8 drwxrwxrwx 3 pi pi 8192 Feb 6 10:31 Radio 8 drwxrwxrwx 6 pi pi 8192 Feb 6 13:38 TV /media/USB_DEV/player/TV: total 32 8 drwxrwxrwx 2 pi pi 8192 Feb 6 13:38 Dancing_on_the_Edge 8 drwxrwxr...
by fredca
Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Boot with number lock on
Replies: 19
Views: 19176

Re: Boot with number lock on

Thanks that works fine I use leafpad after startx because I too hate vi & it's ilk.
by fredca
Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: auto mount USB Flash drive
Replies: 28
Views: 19522

Re: auto mount USB Flash drive

Hi Attwoodw, I found the culprit Change from #1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1 1:2345:respawn:/bin/login -f pi tty1 </dev/tty1 >/dev/tty1 2>&1 to 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1 #1:2345:respawn:/bin/login -f pi tty1 </dev/tty1 >/dev/tty1 2>&1 to get rid of autoligin as...
by fredca
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: auto mount USB Flash drive
Replies: 28
Views: 19522

Re: auto mount USB Flash drive

Hi fredca This is just a thought, if no one is logged on to the Rpi at the console (auto login disabled) dose the usb drive then mount to all users rwx? If the console is logged in as user1 it would presume that user1 has plugged in that drive for there own use and therefore only gives rwx to that ...
by fredca
Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: auto mount USB Flash drive
Replies: 28
Views: 19522

Re: auto mount USB Flash drive

in line with attwoodw's sugestion I tried changeing fstab from /dev/sda1 /media/USB_DEV auto rw,noauto,users,sync 0 0 to /dev/sda1 /media/USB_DEV auto rw,noauto,users,rw,sync 0 0 and /dev/sda1 /media/USB_DEV auto noauto,users,rw,sync 0 0 neither made any difference. The permissions remained rw,r,r p...
by fredca
Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: auto mount USB Flash drive
Replies: 28
Views: 19522

Re: auto mount USB Flash drive

2nd Automatically mount it when connected update or install udev demon [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install udev This will automaticly mount our drives when it is detected. [email protected] ~ $ sudo nano /etc/udev/rules.d/99-mount.rules Add a hash to the begining of the line: #SUBSYSTEM...

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