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by mchlwllmthms
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Setting a static IP on stretch??
Replies: 10
Views: 16608

Re: Setting a static IP on stretch??

Post your entire /etc/dhcpcd.conf file. Here's dhcpcd.conf # A sample configuration for dhcpcd. # See dhcpcd.conf(5) for details. # Allow users of this group to interact with dhcpcd via the control socket. #controlgroup wheel # Inform the DHCP server of our hostname for DDNS. hostname # Use the har...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Setting a static IP on stretch??
Replies: 10
Views: 16608

Re: Setting a static IP on stretch??

My version of that file contains more than that. https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/37920/how-do-i-set-up-networking-wifi-static-ip-address/37921#37921 Depends on what version of raspbian you're running. The link you shared says the following regarding stretch: If you are running a rec...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Setting a static IP on stretch??
Replies: 10
Views: 16608

Re: Setting a static IP on stretch??

Run this sudo service dhcpcd status It should be active (running) and show the static addresses it assigned. LOL... okay, so. Here is the dhcpcd status which shows the static IP I've assigned: ● dhcpcd.service - dhcpcd on all interfaces Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/dhcpcd.service; enabled; v...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Setting a static IP on stretch??
Replies: 10
Views: 16608

Re: Setting a static IP on stretch??

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by mchlwllmthms
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1092
Views: 342561

Re: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi

If you're using your Screenly OSE devices in a commercial environment like that, I strongly recommend that you read all the release notes (which can be found here https://github.com/Screenly/screenly-ose/releases) prior to upgrading your devices such that you can plan it upgrades accordingly. So, w...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Setting a static IP on stretch??
Replies: 10
Views: 16608

Re: Setting a static IP on stretch??

Revert the interfaces file to its original version and make changes only to dhcpcd.conf. Been there done that... Here's current dhcpcd.conf: # Example static IP configuration: interface eth0 static ip_address=192.168.1.111/24 static routers=192.168.1.1 static domain_name_servers=8.8.8.8 Current /et...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Setting a static IP on stretch??
Replies: 10
Views: 16608

Setting a static IP on stretch??

Why am I completely unable to set a static IP on stretch? I've tried many combinations of setting /etc/network/interfaces and /etc/dhcpcd.conf using settings that I've used for years without difficulty and I still either get a dhcp leased address, no connection at all or sometimes ifconfig will show...
by mchlwllmthms
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1092
Views: 342561

Re: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi

What the hell is going on? The new updates to OSE have been an absolute nightmare! Am I the only one having trouble with this? Many of the updates required me to completely re-install new images from scratch (a complete PITA because my Pi's are all over town). Even fresh installs are having connecti...
by mchlwllmthms
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1092
Views: 342561

Re: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi

This is a bit of a newbie questions as I am just beginning to play with Screenplay. Can this be run without access to a network? i.e. can I load it with images on a network and then take it somewhere without and it will play them? Thanks Yes, you can. Any locally stored assets should work, but it w...
by mchlwllmthms
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1092
Views: 342561

Re: Screenly OSE -- Digital Signage for the Raspberry Pi

Is there a command to restart screenly without rebooting? I'm working on a script to sync assets/database but need a way to restart the viewer to load the new db.
by mchlwllmthms
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Run a script automatically during shutdown or reboot?
Replies: 3
Views: 1365

Re: Run a script automatically during shutdown or reboot?

kusti8 wrote:What you could do is stop cron before shutting down, kill the program and then halt or reboot:

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/sbin/service crond stop
yeah... I know there's lots of ways to stop the processes manually, but I'm more looking for something that will just do it automatically as my post states.
by mchlwllmthms
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Run a script automatically during shutdown or reboot?
Replies: 3
Views: 1365

Run a script automatically during shutdown or reboot?

I'm using a raspberry a couple pi's to stream footage from IP security cameras using omxplayer. In case the streams are lost, I have a cron job that runs every minute to restart the stream if it's not already running. Unfortunately, sometimes the open stream prevents the RPi from rebooting or shutti...
by mchlwllmthms
Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

Re: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?

You will have to forward a port, but you can redirect that port in your router to 8080. In putty set up a local port forward in putty to the address of your webpage xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8080. Once you have putty running enter 127.0.0.1:(port number you set in putty and your router) in your web browser a...
by mchlwllmthms
Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

Re: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?

Are you looking at using a CLI based web browser such as Lynx? I'm not sure if this is what you're trying to do or if you want to say open your Pi browser via ssh -X (X11 forwarding). Either way should allow you to view your web content through SSH. For X11 forwarding, you have to have X11 installe...
by mchlwllmthms
Tue Dec 16, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

Re: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?

broo0ose wrote:If you are using an android device this is worth looking at.
http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=67571
Thanks, but this has very little to do with my question. I am not attempting to access a camera stream. I am attempting to access a web app hosted by the Pi.
by mchlwllmthms
Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

View remote RPi web-interface over SSH tunnel?

I have a remote RPi running a web server listening on port 8080. There is no authentication to access the web interface, so I don't want to expose it by simply forwarding port 8080 to it through the firewall it is behind. I would therefore like to use SSH to tunnel to the web interface from a machin...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Any way to upgrade OpenSSH without dist-upgrade to Jessie?
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: Any way to upgrade OpenSSH without dist-upgrade to Jessi

Your only other option is to pull the source package (or a tarball) and build that. You could try raspbian-ua-netinst to get a working copy of Jessie then port your config files over to that. Thanks for the advice. As it turns out the vulnerability has already been patched for Wheezy, so I'm off th...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Nov 07, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Any way to upgrade OpenSSH without dist-upgrade to Jessie?
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: Any way to upgrade OpenSSH without dist-upgrade to Jessi

The normal advice for moving to Jessie is backup your current software base (probably by cloning your SDCard) update /etc/apt/sources.list and change "wheezy" to "jessie" (and in any other files in that directory) run apt-get update run apt-get dist-upgrade accept any messages about distributed con...
by mchlwllmthms
Fri Nov 07, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Any way to upgrade OpenSSH without dist-upgrade to Jessie?
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Any way to upgrade OpenSSH without dist-upgrade to Jessie?

Hi. I've got a handful of Raspberry Pi's in some stores being used for digital signage. Stores are subject to vulnerability scans for PCI DSS compliance (credit card processing), and are failing because of a vulnerability in OpenSSH 6.0: From the scan report: OpenSSH does not properly support wildca...
by mchlwllmthms
Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: How to wire a Raspberry Pi to a Sainsmart 5v Relay Board
Replies: 83
Views: 228217

Re: How to wire a Raspberry Pi to a Sainsmart 5v Relay Board

Is it possible to send the link to the google doc again? The doc seems to be missing -- Thank you!!! The document is still there and shows it is available publicly... https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5-HND9HJkXWSTQtYlFTZ3VyODA/edit?usp=sharing If that doesn't work, let me know and I can e-mail you...
by mchlwllmthms
Mon May 19, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: How to wire a Raspberry Pi to a Sainsmart 5v Relay Board
Replies: 83
Views: 228217

Re: How to wire a Raspberry Pi to a Sainsmart 5v Relay Board

Hello! I have some students very interested in this project but Im no EE and the conceptual breadboard wiring has me a little stumped. Any way to post a photo of what the physical board looks like? Here's a photo of what my finished board looked like and tried to annotate it. http://i.imgur.com/div...
by mchlwllmthms
Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: HDMI output not detected by TV's after power cycle.
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Re: HDMI output not detected by TV's after power cycle.

Do you have the line hdmi_force_hotplug=1 enabled in the boot sector file config.txt? If not the Pi's might be coming back up without enabling HDMI. If config.txt doesn't have this this line enabled it might be worth trying with it enabled. This was it. I have an identical setup in my office which ...
by mchlwllmthms
Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: HDMI output not detected by TV's after power cycle.
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

HDMI output not detected by TV's after power cycle.

Hello, I searched but haven't found anything on this yet. I have several Raspberry Pi's running the Screenly OSE digital signage app (http://www.screenlyapp.com/ose.html) on TV's located in a handful of coffee shops around town. If power is lost to the RPi's (either due to power outage or being unpl...
by mchlwllmthms
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:23 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Kernel panic... doesn't look good, salvage some files?
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Kernel panic... doesn't look good, salvage some files?

Getting a kernel panic error (unable to mount vfs), and have tried fixing the SD card using fsck, but getting nowhere. The problem is, I have some stuff that wasn't backed up (a .sh file and a MySQL database) and I'd really like to recover those if possible before reformating the card. Anyone know i...
by mchlwllmthms
Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: Arch
Topic: Can VLC be run without a GUI, strictly from the command line
Replies: 6
Views: 11266

Re: Can VLC be run without a GUI, strictly from the command

check the VLC documentation, especially for the --interface option- With --interface dummy you can run it without any interface, but you will not be able to control anything; this is mostly for running VLC as a streaming server. What I'm attempting to do is to use a web interface (hosted on the pi)...

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