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by r3d4
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: how to increase Ram memory of PI 3
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: how to increase Ram memory of PI 3

DougieLawson wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:38 am
That's no longer needed with the current bootcode/kernel.
What change did i miss? :?
by r3d4
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: A better gui text editor?
Replies: 43
Views: 17506

Re: A better gui text editor?

Someone stared creating a "scintilla/nodepad ++ " editor

https://github.com/notepadqq/notepadqq/tree/v0.20.0

but! the later versions moved from scintilla (like notepad++ uses) to qt5webkit5


also : http://tibleiz.net/code-browser/ is.gd
by r3d4
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Debian
Topic: Installed Debian with Raspberry Pi Desktop on my Netbook
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: Installed Debian with Raspberry Pi Desktop on my Netbook

Of course, I could have just used symbolic links (shortcuts) but where's the fun in that. Besides, those little arrows are ugly. Well .. fun ny you should ask !.. the nix packag manager derives =p much fun & functionality from symbolic links (shortcuts) eg: ls ~/.nix-profile -l ; \ ls /nix/var/nix/...
by r3d4
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Reduce customized Raspbian image size for sharing
Replies: 14
Views: 658

Re: Reduce customized Raspbian image size for sharing

I'd like to share my customized Raspbian as a downloadable Ok ... What did you change in rasbian ? Why do you need ppl to download raspbian + your changes ? IMHO You should A) script your changes to rasbian , and distribute the script . B) make the changes that you need to PiCore which is the pi ve...
by r3d4
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Reduce customized Raspbian image size for sharing
Replies: 14
Views: 658

Re: Reduce customized Raspbian image size for sharing

DougieLawson wrote:
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:59 am
ghans wrote:
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:21 am
Windows only mounts the first partition Windows readable partitions on removable media.
FTFY

It will also threaten to reformat every unreadable parition. ALWAYS choose [CANCEL] from those pop-ups.
see also : diskmod.sys
by r3d4
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Other languages
Topic: Which Node.js?
Replies: 27
Views: 14229

Re: Which Node.js?

:fish:
by r3d4
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Compute Module
Topic: Compute Module 3 not detected for re-flashing
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Re: Compute Module 3 not detected for re-flashing

Any idea to perform a hardware reset? :) i'm sorry i haven't a clue! ( or Compute Module 3 ;) ) fyi more rpiboot problems / solutions @ https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/issues?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=is%3Aissue%20 ! & historically https://github.com/raspberrypi/tools/issues?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=is%3Aiss...
by r3d4
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Powering Pi from PC PSU?
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Powering Pi from PC PSU?

by r3d4
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The evolution of packages over time.
Replies: 14
Views: 750

Re: The evolution of packages over time.

wtimber wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:25 pm
Is there any way to upgrade running Pi2 Rasbian install so it can be cloned and run on a Pi3?
0) i hope you have a back up !..
For a start wrt the above ?

If the firmware files in /boot are updated it should at least try and boot :? *afaik
by r3d4
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: The Staffroom
Topic: My (current) Teacher Wishlist (from a developing country)
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: My (current) Teacher Wishlist (from a developing country)

Tutorials: Database projects - please. Is there a tiny SQL out there that runs on the Pi? We need some great tutorials that start a the beginning. Does anyone make a fairly light-weight DB app with a GUI for Raspbian? TBH IDK what anyone want from a DB GUI.. but! you could try sqlite / sqlitebrowse...
by r3d4
Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Other languages
Topic: JavaScript on Raspberry pi
Replies: 5
Views: 1079

Re: JavaScript on Raspberry pi

What raspberry pi version u haz ? What distribution is used ? What do I need to do to be able to start writing in JavaScript and having the work output to a console. install a javascript Interpreter eg: the nodejs interpreter with some kind of package manager or build and install from source ! run t...
by r3d4
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: is software harder than hardware? :)
Replies: 43
Views: 5563

Re: is software wetter than wetware? ;)

W. H. Heydt wrote:
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:01 am
(My biggest horror was COBOL programmers who would use DISPLAY variables as subscripts...talk about shooting performance in the foot....)
Misalignment may prevent foot injury ...
toodarkpark.org/computers/humor/shoot-self-in-foot.html#COBOL wrote: You try to shoot yourself in the foot, but the gun won't fire unless it's aligned in column 8.
by r3d4
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: ARM CoreSight
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: ARM CoreSight

mahjongg wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:06 pm
the data needed to use JTAG is only available for RPF appointed developers
:?:
viewtopic.php?f=72&t=111030 - Debugging the Pi2 via JTAG - Programming Bare metal

https://github.com/dwelch67/raspberrypi ... er/armjtag

really !
by r3d4
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: independent research into corporate monopolies ? don't be e..
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: independent research into corporate monopolies ? don't be e..

https://theintercept.com/2017/08/30/google-funded-think-tank-fired-google-critics-after-they-dared-criticize-google/ + http://gizmodo.com/yes-google-uses-its-power-to-quash-ideas-it-doesn-t-li-1798646437 Scrolled past this one about 'Stick * Plus Buttons On Your Pages, Or Your Search Traffic Suffers'
by r3d4
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Looking for : Draw over your desktop package
Replies: 2
Views: 881

Re: Looking for : Draw over your desktop package

It sounds like you want to capture and edit a screenshot of the desktop ...
Re: Screenshot?
Scrot Screenshots howto ??

any help ?
by r3d4
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: independent research into corporate monopolies ? don't be e..
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: independent research into corporate monopolies ? don't be e..

Now that is some intresting framing ...
Bad-mouthing appears absent from wiki/Varieties_of_criticism as is bashing!
by r3d4
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: independent research into corporate monopolies ? don't be e..
Replies: 5
Views: 853

independent research into corporate monopolies ? don't be e..

I just found some talk about this story on the inter webs as i am unlikely to achieve immortality and because i can remember abit about the past M.$ " antitrust and innovation " :idea: i decided to post a topic hear with this link https://citizensagainstmonopoly.org/ attempts to shut down think tank...
by r3d4
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Help: I become crazy with NOOBS_2_4_3
Replies: 10
Views: 586

Re: Help: I become crazy with NOOBS_2_4_3

Robbinet wrote: The problem is that I can't run may old script anymore, because of all the changes.
Robert
How exactly is this old script failing to run ?...
What language is it writen in ?
Who wrote the script ?
Can you post the script ? ( if so plz use tha [ code ] blocks ! )
by r3d4
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wanted .... minimal version of x86 PC/Mac Raspbian
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Wanted .... minimal version of x86/MacOS Raspbian

Because raspbian and ubuntu are both debian derivatives You could try and see how far you can get with the info in this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization link probably ( packages repos , defaults) differ between rpd-x86-jessie and ubuntu-i386 but the basics ( extract iso, mount ...
by r3d4
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Repositories which Pi endorses
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: Repositories which Pi endorses

DougieLawson wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:01 pm
There's lots of info here: http://raspbian.org/
&& :arrow: https://wiki.debian.org/Derivatives/Census/Raspbian
by r3d4
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lubuntu live iso
Replies: 26
Views: 2128

Re: Lubuntu live iso

It's not an image. That's the whole point. 0) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image 1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_table Arguably & afaik the partition table IS what defines the format of a disk so if you over write that with the iso image you are in fact RE-formating the (whatever) d...
by r3d4
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lubuntu live iso
Replies: 26
Views: 2128

Re: Lubuntu live iso

I'm sure somebody has done something like this before, but I couldn't find one. So I've created a lubuntu live/desktop ISO for raspi2 and 3. It means you can get a working system without having to mess around formatting cards. Unless you are selling preformated SDcards the only way to put an image ...
by r3d4
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Encrypt MicroSD Card Hard Drive?
Replies: 7
Views: 366

Re: Encrypt MicroSD Card Hard Drive?

Perhaps something like a smaller form of "Microdrive" !

but even that would be abit `old hat`,
... make it a hybrid microdrive and i'll get two !!
by r3d4
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Computing the Hash value of the entirety of the Pi's storage space
Replies: 13
Views: 653

Re: Computing the Hash value of the entire of Pi memory

For historical interest, I seem to remember using a sysadmin tool whose role was to compute and compare regular checksums of critical filesystems to ensure their integrity. That would have been in the early 1990's. I think it was called Tripwire. Nixos and nix package manager , might have gone "one...

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