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by vonzepp
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Playing BBC radio
Replies: 11
Views: 4107

Re: Playing BBC radio

Have you tried running logitech media server on your pi? Using squeezelite as the client. Should allow you to play radio stations. There is controllers on all platforms.
by vonzepp
Thu May 01, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Any USB device Shuts down Pi.
Replies: 5
Views: 773

Re: Any USB device Shuts down Pi.

mahjongg wrote:Take a look inside the USB connector, perhaps it has a bent pin, and inserting something creates a short.
Your right. Any advice on how to fish it out?
by vonzepp
Thu May 01, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Any USB device Shuts down Pi.
Replies: 5
Views: 773

Any USB device Shuts down Pi.

Hi I just got a Raspberry Pi model A in the post. This is my first model A, (I have 2 model B's). The issue I have is that if a USB device is plugged into the pi. (Tried a Wireless keyboard dongle, WIFI dongle and a powered hub) The pi refuses to boot. The power lights just do not come on. When I pl...
by vonzepp
Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Putting Raspberry Pi in Antique Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 2486

Re: Putting Raspberry Pi in Antique Radio

If you radio has a PU/gram socket you can plug the pi in with banana plugs
by vonzepp
Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Onscreen Keyboard
Replies: 2
Views: 626

Onscreen Keyboard

Hi

I am wondering about creating a program where input can be gained from an on-screen keyboard. In other words when a program is launched an onscreen keyboard will appear. The input on this will be read by the program. How should I do this.
by vonzepp
Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: sox default device
Replies: 8
Views: 33525

Re: sox default device

Hi I have also this problem. I tried the listed solution however it doesn't solve my problem. Leaving an error of . rec FAIL formats: can't open input `hw:1,0': snd_pcm_open error: No such file or directory . Those anyone have ideas about this? Edit: I managed to fix this. First you need to to areco...
by vonzepp
Sat Jul 06, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB microphone
Replies: 0
Views: 439

USB microphone

Hi I am trying to use SOX's rec to record with a USB microphone. However my recording just seems to be recording via the speaker output so just recording static. What settings should i use to get it working. the contents of my /etc/asound.conf file pcm.mmap0 { type mmap_emul; slave { pcm "hw:0,0"; }...
by vonzepp
Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Removing Pulse Audio
Replies: 0
Views: 2896

Removing Pulse Audio

Hi I have a number of pi's using them in a multiroom audio system. This works great other then on one pi that the sound skips badly. Infact when this pi is on squeezebox server it causes them all to skip. One of the differences between this pi and the other is that this one is running pulseaudio. I ...
by vonzepp
Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: Remote Scrolling

Hi

Thanks a million this is prefect.
by vonzepp
Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: Remote Scrolling

Hi

I will give xmacro a go. Thanks for the tip. Also apologies that last link should really have been. http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/raspb ... e_49934.mp
by vonzepp
Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:05 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: Remote Scrolling

Hi I would rather use pages I haven't written. For instance something like http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/salmon_fish_cakes_with_36704.mp So basically being able to scroll down the page as I am cooking by voice control. But maybe if there is no way I might have to look into automatically rewritin...
by vonzepp
Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: Remote Scrolling

Hi

I want to be able to scroll on the Desktop. Mainly the Internet Browser.
by vonzepp
Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Remote Scrolling

Hi I am using my Raspberry Pi as a display (with a 7 inch screen) for various sources of information. Weather, recipes, news etc. Now I have alot of this working(occasionally) with voice control. However what I can not get working is the ability to scroll down the screen without the need to use a ke...
by vonzepp
Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Squeezelite Sound Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: Squeezelite Sound Problems

Hi I am having a simular problem. I have tried to do a cron job to stop it 2 3 * * * kill $(ps aux |grep squeezelite | awk '{print $2}') 3 3 * * * cd /home/pi/squeezelite/squeezelite -o sysdefault:CARD=Set However this just stops it. It doesn't start it back up. Any ideas? Or is their any solution w...

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