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by r3d4
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 1st April arrived early this year...
Replies: 23
Views: 1052

Re: 1st April arrived early this year...

That reminds me, I'll be off the internets from 00:00 BST tonight until, at least, 20:00BST tomorrow. Can't stand all that false junk that appears on 1st April. this superuser/stackexchange css today is.gd O.0 :mrgreen: ... i would like the mouse trails in my default browser css .. if that is even ...
by r3d4
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Image Creation/Backup/Compression
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: SD Image Creation/Backup/Compression

rec9140 wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:28 pm
specific software on them that has to be installed and compiled and tweaked.. its not a very scriptable process via BASH or anything else really.
This "specific `not very scriptable` software" sound interesting ...
by r3d4
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 4G dongle connected (Raspberry Pi-2) but no internet
Replies: 12
Views: 652

Re: 4G dongle connected (Raspberry Pi-2) but no internet

Many mobile network providers block incoming access. see also Many if not most broadband 3G/4G providers use a Carrier Grade NAT setup: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrier-grade_NAT This means you get a local IP from behind the providers router(s). 192.168.x.x or 10.x.x.x If this is the case then...
by r3d4
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it OK to have USB sticks plugged for a long rime?
Replies: 20
Views: 1265

Re: Is it OK to have USB sticks plugged for a long rime?

If your intent was more about learning to use RAID, and you're not storing any irreplaceable data, then "USB sticks" are fine. Just scrolled past this: post and video nbd-graphical-viewer-raid-5-edition about an application visualizing what’s happening on a RAID 5 disk set 8-) and was reminded of t...
by r3d4
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Are there any benefits from the Raspberry Pi using ARM?
Replies: 77
Views: 2953

Re: Are there any benefits from the Raspberry Pi using ARM?

... a little More on topic ;) but still off on a bit of a tangent could the same be done with x86 some answers WRT: benefits from using ARM? could be lurking in the that topic :idea: .. ohh O.O https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=129251#p921927 Is this a continuation of the now l...
by r3d4
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi3A+ no wifi in NOOBS
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Pi3A+ no wifi in NOOBS

perhaps the noob's used needs newer firmware files ect?
by r3d4
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 4G Modem on RPI in rural area
Replies: 4
Views: 524

Re: 4G Modem on RPI in rural area

+
viewtopic.php?t=167879#p1079496 - How to remote access Pi connected to 4G hotspot
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is it possible to take a 1TB external USB hard drive and make a swapfile?
Replies: 7
Views: 1603

Re: Is it possible to take a 1TB external USB hard drive and make a swapfile?

jahboater wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:29 am
a couple of GB should suffice.
the rule used to be 1/2 of total system memory ... but that was for totally different system :roll:
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?
Replies: 21
Views: 1414

Re: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?

I've only experienced mouse lag similar to what you describe, once. It turns out that it was because my chosen power supply at the time was junk. Upon using a different power supply, I never ever saw the issue again. i have vvv-cheep *wireless kbd and mouse that will lag when connected to a pi ... ...
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?
Replies: 21
Views: 1414

Re: Mouse Lag Still An Issue?

Plus, I'm experiencing the issue and can easily reproduce it. But I don't know the first thing about Linux USB drivers or where to start troubleshooting something like this. If I can't convince anyone that this is a real issue, that's ok. But I'd love to be pointed in the right direction to dig fur...
by r3d4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Android
Topic: LineageOS
Replies: 15
Views: 5083

Re: LineageOS

As soon as I insert it into my Pi 3 and plug it in, the graphics test rainbow image appears, so I'm assuming that it's working.But then after that it just goes immediately to a black screen. Is this supposed to happen or am I doing something wrong? Please help! https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/vi...
by r3d4
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: embedding initramfs.gz in kernel
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Re: embedding initramfs.gz in kernel

take a look @ https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/ kernel --> building kernel --> configuring & according to gentoo.org/wiki/Custom_Initramfs#Embedding_into_the_Kernel CONFIG_INITRAMFS_SOURCE="/usr/src/initramfs" https://lwn.net/Articles/210046/ CONFIG_INITRAMFS_SOURCE="/root/abs/rootfs"...
by r3d4
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: "Nothing ever works"
Replies: 72
Views: 9914

Re: "Nothing ever works"

hippy wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:04 pm
The more one moves away from 'one way of doing things' the more likely things will go wrong
Like one way to store/read a file resource ?
eg : wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS#Alternate_data_streams_(ADS)
Alternate data streams allow more than one data stream to be associated with a filename
by r3d4
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Batch programming or Startup file list or equivalent.
Replies: 13
Views: 941

Re: Batch programming or Startup file list or equivalent.

Now on Windows you have "PowerShell" (you see the word "shell" appearing on Windows too). You will find bash very powerful indeed, and more than capable of doing the things you want. for comparison ss64 has a Command line reference for win-cmd and lin-sh https://ss64.com/nt/ https://ss64.com/bash/ ...
by r3d4
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: (Solved) Need help with website! (Solved)
Replies: 9
Views: 676

Re: Need help with website!

DarkPlatinum wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:46 pm
On the RPi LAMP tutorial,
:idea: presumably this is a link on the internet :?: :!: :!:
by r3d4
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: "Nothing ever works"
Replies: 72
Views: 9914

Re: "Nothing ever works"

there's always going to be a gap between what people want to do and how much effort or money they're willing to put in. IMHO there is a good analogy between the trials racing video game play > eg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q7b2viq7lQ 'The Many Fails Of Trials 2' and "development" aka finding...
by r3d4
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Fustrated with getting USB sound.
Replies: 8
Views: 4692

Re: Fustrated with getting USB sound.

someaguy wrote:
Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:07 am
Why did this have to be so difficult?
I think blame can be placed with either The Daemon, the GNU or the Penguin
see also : viewtopic.php?f=62&t=225442&start=25#p1385989 "Nothing ever works" ;)
by r3d4
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: "Nothing ever works"
Replies: 72
Views: 9914

Re: "Nothing ever works"

Im reminded of The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin - A History of Free and Open Source (TOC) http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20050327184603969 My aim is to show how the advent of the computer and the Internet have given rise to the expansion of the academic/scholarly notions of sharing, and...
by r3d4
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Which language for tone generator
Replies: 16
Views: 3445

Re: Which language for tone generator

perhaps ? on the server try faust https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAUST_(programming_language) FAUST (Functional AUdio STream) is a domain-specific purely functional programming language for implementing signal processing algorithms in the form of libraries, audio plug-ins, or standalone applications.
by r3d4
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi is a waste of time (and money).
Replies: 115
Views: 8514

Re: Raspberry Pi is a waste of time (and money).

this comment is : not worth the paper it's printed on. Put up in a place where it's easy to see the cryptic admonishment T.T.T. When you feel how depressingly slowly you climb, it's well to remember that Things Take Time. - en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Piet_Hein and just dubing in this for some perspective...
by r3d4
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Yet another Youtube thing
Replies: 7
Views: 623

Re: Yet another Youtube thing

MTD wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:50 pm
a live broadcast - would youtube-dl work with that?
idk it might if not try VLC ?

should work ... i remember reading vlc was lacking HW acceleration , but i presume this was more video related acceleration

... you can disable video output in vlc

so it should work !!?!

good luck :lol:
by r3d4
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Seeking strategies for failing kernel updates
Replies: 7
Views: 383

Re: Seeking strategies for failing kernel updates

WRT to .img booting IDK but .. perhaps NOOBS uses some method you could take advatage of ...
by r3d4
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Youtube-dl on a Windows Machine [no you won't] (failed thread)
Replies: 11
Views: 3622

Re: Youtube-dl on a Windows Machine [no you won't] (failed thread)

I have never used or had any knowledge of the Windows Command Line until this weekend. Good ! because doing could be considered a step backslash ;) By innovating above the base protocol, we are able to deliver advanced functionality to users. IMHO any one intrested in using a text interface should ...
by r3d4
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi USB audio woes revisited...
Replies: 4
Views: 508

Re: RPi USB audio woes revisited...

how do you power the usb dac ?

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