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by danringer
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Replies: 6
Views: 2008

Re: Pi Desktop for PC and Mac

it worked but I lost lxpanel and had to hack a replacement by overriding some dependancies. and lost all the rpi specific similarities like the desktop themes etc. I was able to get them back from the GitHub repo from raspberry.org but it wasn't easy. I'd recommend waiting for them to update the dis...
by danringer
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: RPDesktop on Buster ?
Replies: 36
Views: 6606

Re: RPDesktop on Buster ?

I had the same experience as the OP, lost desktop and lxpanel due to the dependant missing. I was able to force install lxpanel overriding the dependant since a newer one was installed. But did lose the desktop theme. Was slowly adding the items back and looking for the default wallpaper, found this...
by danringer
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Replies: 6
Views: 2008

Pi Desktop for PC and Mac

with the official release of buster (Debian 10) today I thought I'd attempt to upgrade a vanilla install of Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC to Buster. Following the Buster upgrade instructions: https://www.debian.org/releases/buster/amd64/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html#upgrade-process change all men...
by danringer
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: NUC8i7BEH
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: NUC8i7BEH

once I upgraded to the backports kernel the drivers for the Nic and wifi are working. just temporarily needed the dongle until I could update. as to why? I've wanted to try their desktop version since it was announced. This try just took a little bit to get working, thought I would share this post t...
by danringer
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: NUC8i7BEH
Replies: 3
Views: 315

NUC8i7BEH

I was able to install Raspberry Pi Desktop (for PC and Mac) on an Intel NUC8i7BEH bean canyon. I had a couple of hangups so I thought I'd share the process for the interested. Hardware: (unnecessary overkill but it boots ubuntu, Mac OS 10.14.5 and win10) intel nuc8i7beh 250gb partition on a 2tb sata...
by danringer
Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Black screen after startx Wheezy
Replies: 5
Views: 2336

Re: Black screen after startx Wheezy

I had the same problem 12-20-12 wheezy dist-upgraded and installed rpi-update, X failed to load without expanding fs first had an error from X re:
no protocols etc
by danringer
Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Gertboard shipping date.
Replies: 279
Views: 35975

Re: Gertboard shipping date.

Consider shipping to u.s. ? Please Just an FYI - I'm in Jersey, ordered a Gertboard kit from Farnell on 15/08/2012 16:12:24 and it arrived via UPS today (23/10/2012). Unfortunately, I now have no time to assemble or play with it. I might stick the unopened kit up on ebay for cost (probably below £40...
by danringer
Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: No more Gert... kits
Replies: 98
Views: 17768

Re: No more Gert... kits

I just got this reply from an email last night: Hi there Sorry to disappoint, we have decided to remove the Gertboard from sale. Don’t worry we are planning on producing a fully assembled board but this will not be available for another few weeks. So with this we have cancelled your order for the Ge...

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