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by r3d4
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How good is current AI ?
Replies: 14
Views: 636

Re: How good is current AI ?

Aparently [0] even a "papillion de nuit" is smarter than the average AI

[0] https://www.technologyreview.com/s/6102 ... han-an-ai/
by r3d4
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: openbox bug resize a minimised window
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: openbox bug resize a minimised window

=/ ok thanks for the apt advice ;) Not much point updating if running from "live-media=" Guess i need to A) wait :( B) find the x86 desktop equivalent RPi-Distro/pi-gen :idea: ... Probably bad phrasing of the question so to evaporate the ambiguity ..is 'raspberry-pi-desktop' (2017-11-16-rpd-x86-stre...
by r3d4
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: openbox bug resize a minimised window
Replies: 3
Views: 162

openbox bug resize a minimised window

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=205537&f=63#p1273756 Have you updated the system yet? This was fixed a few weeks ago. I guess the specifics are `somewhere` hear https://github.com/raspberrypi-ui/openbox-stretch/commits/master ..is 'raspberry-pi-desktop' (Release date: 2017-11-16) ...
by r3d4
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power Pi Zero from UK light switch wiring
Replies: 16
Views: 591

Re: Power Pi Zero from UK light switch wiring

As i happened to to scroll pasted this topic and that : "Beam: The smart projector that fits in any light socket" - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/beamlabsinc/beam-the-smart-projector-that-fits-in-any-light-so It appears it might not be impossible ,... :shock: I do have to say i'm touched by t...
by r3d4
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Debian x86 RPi Desktop and PiServer
Replies: 33
Views: 3094

Re: Debian x86 RPi Desktop and PiServer

ejolson wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:56 pm
Is there source code for the whole system available in a repository somewhere?
Do you mean
hzzps://github.com/raspberrypi/piserver
or
hzzps://github.com/RPi-Distro/pi-gen
?
by r3d4
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Management of expectations
Replies: 35
Views: 1681

Re: Management of expectations

my first action was to start up Chromium, and try to go on Facebook, ... to find out what the site you are browsing is loading ... and where it is loading it from try gorhill/ uMatrix .. then perhaps you can disable some of the bloat ! Given the horrendous complexity of rendering a page to modern s...
by r3d4
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Web server for RasPi 3?
Replies: 23
Views: 1592

Re: Web server for RasPi 3?

BusyBox HTTP Daemon (httpd) should work A page full of relevent information and examples :arrow: https://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/howto/http.httpd or you could look up websocketd and use (newer) websockets instead of (older) CGI websocketd is the WebSocket daemon a small command-line tool that will wrap...
by r3d4
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: how to increase Ram memory of PI 3
Replies: 11
Views: 4003

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: 51
Views: 22400

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: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Installed Debian with Raspberry Pi Desktop on my Netbook
Replies: 3
Views: 680

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: 1281

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: 1281

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: 15559

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: 854

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: 470

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: 1138

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: 1588

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: 2725

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: 7028

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: 898

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: 1091

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: 1338

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: 1091

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!

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