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by B.Goode
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi Zero W headless doesn't connect to Wifi
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Pi Zero W headless doesn't connect to Wifi

Hello, I wanted to add a Pi-hole to my network so followed the official guide and it worked fine until I installed an AP (TP-link EAP110). I triple checked the credentials in the wpe_supplicant file, everything looks fine but can't get it on the network. Anyone encountered with similar problem? Ras...
by B.Goode
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firefox ver 70++ or 80++ for Stretch?
Replies: 27
Views: 922

Re: Firefox ver 70++ or 80++ for Stretch?

sorry, my english is very poor, I unfortunately do not understand what you mean by "but having a go at RPF / RPT with total FUD is unjustified" " having a go at " : attacking or criticising "FUD" : Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt - an attempt to support a position in an argument which is not based on f...
by B.Goode
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Stepper Motor Vibration/Malfunction
Replies: 14
Views: 823

Re: Stepper Motor Vibration/Malfunction

B.Goode, I have included the information that you requested, please let me know what other information would be helpful. Thanks again! OS I am running Noobs on my Ras Pi 3B. The Controller and Motor The driver is a product of stepper online, here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B082C...
by B.Goode
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Python
Topic: lcd driver thoony
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: lcd driver thoony

hello i have problem to run lcddriver module in thonny he said that not found with terminal the lcd display run i have a i2c display 20,4 thank you The tutorial you referenced is based on the use of the Python2 version of the Python language. This was declared 'sunsetted' by its developers on 1st J...
by B.Goode
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 4 port forwarding not working
Replies: 10
Views: 286

Re: Pi 4 port forwarding not working

Hi Dougie, In another word, I can use the same way to set static ip with pi. I have tried a search about the tutorial online, it seems a lot of different ways doing it. Can you please provide a link to your reply? Thanks. Really? Content of /etc/dhcpcd.conf - pi@raspberrypi:/etc $ cat /etc/dhcpcd.c...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: PiZeroW Headless causing Headaches
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: PiZeroW Headless causing Headaches

I'm planning to use my PiZeroW headless for a personal project. I'm using the RasPi Imager, erase/format the 64gb SD card, and load the RasPi Lite OS. After that's done, I create a blank txt file called ssh (no extension) and put it into the /root directory. I also create txt file named wpa_supplic...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspbian 3.0 pidgin does not connect [solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: Raspbian 3.0 pidgin does not connect

Lucifer The Accuser wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:05 pm

Not sure how to mark [SOLVED]


Revisit your initial post in this thread, use the Edit option, and change the Subject/Title line to have [SOLVED] as a prefix or suffix.
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 3 B+ doesn't work anymore
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Pi 3 B+ doesn't work anymore

I bought another microSD card and installed Raspbian os in it, but it still do nothing, there is only the red power led turned on, the screen in completely dark Maybe it is only the microSD card reader slot that is damaged? You could try flashing a copy of the RasPiOS Buster Operating System to a u...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Controlling RPI gpio pins via another raspberry
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Re: Controlling RPI gpio pins via another raspberry

I would also like to adjust my question -> I would imagine that on RPI1 there is a stepper motor connected to the pins and the application that controls it is running. On RPI2 I would connect two buttons to the pins and the running program would control (via the buttons) the movement to the left an...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Stepper Motor Vibration/Malfunction
Replies: 14
Views: 823

Re: Stepper Motor Vibration/Malfunction

Hello, I was operating a stepper motor control program that I wrote, used through my pi 3B. The program simply makes small moves back and forth with some pauses in between (low energy consumption). I have been using this program for months and I have not had any issues. However, very recently I was...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspbian 3.0 pidgin does not connect [solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: Raspbian 3.0 pidgin does not connect

Raspbian 3.5 grinds to a halt on 3B. It is nice that development is going on, but I have to keep my system running at satisfactory to me performance. There is only one way to install on Raspbian that I know of: apt install pidgin. In itself, it is evidence that it is connected. My server is on the ...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: AVS error when doing "sudo make" in cd /home/pi/build/SampleApp
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: AVS error when doing "sudo make" in cd /home/pi/build/SampleApp

I was doing this step of the amazon tutorial: https://developer.amazon.com/en-US/docs/alexa/alexa-voice-service/modify-focus-manager.html I am using a RPi 2 Model B this is the error: [ 90%] Linking CXX shared library libDefaultClient.so ../../../CapabilityAgents/AIP/src/libAIP.so: file not recogni...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: VNC won't connect w/o monitor
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: VNC won't connect w/o monitor

gilhuguley wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:24 pm
I can't find anything in raspi-config that allows me to set screen resolution.

From the initial RasPiConfig screen, select option 7 - Advanced Options;

Then option A5 - Resolution
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: 4, 8GB RAM or no Pi at all for Firefox browsing ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1086

Re: 4, 8GB RAM or no Pi at all for Firefox browsing ?

Hello ! :D I would like to buy a pi4 just to make a sort of home laptop with a touchscreen monitor, and i intend to use it mostly for web browsing. (I use firefox and some add-ons.) I just wonder what amount of RAM should i chose. I guess 4GB is the minimum. Would 8GB be a better choice ? I assume ...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Raspistill command not found on RPi 3B using Ubuntu mate v18
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: Raspistill command not found on RPi 3B using Ubuntu mate v18

Try using RaspiOS where the camera software is a) pre-installed & b) fully supported. Is there any other alternative solution? As my lecturer requires me to use Ubuntu mate v18 as my OS. :( Ask Canonical/Ubuntu - it's their Operating System... " https://ubuntuforums.org/ and https://askubuntu.com/ ...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspbian 3.0 pidgin does not connect [solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: Raspbian 3.0 pidgin does not connect

Installed pidgin. It stays connecting forever. Nothing goes into logs, it says no system log found. Have it running under a number of OSs Linux of BSD, even Solaris with no issues. Raspbian pidgin does not work. any ideas? Have you tried recreating the issue with the current supported RasPiOS Buste...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 4 port forwarding not working
Replies: 10
Views: 286

Re: Pi 4 port forwarding not working

It seems unusual that you can’t set a reserved ip address (static) in the router for the pi - what make of router is it? Hi Neilgl, The router is Asus DSL-AC68U I am also surprised On page 39 of the manual for your router there is a screenshot of the dhcp server configuration page for your device t...
by B.Goode
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 4 port forwarding not working
Replies: 10
Views: 286

Re: Pi 4 port forwarding not working

Set the static IP in /etc/dhcpcd.conf - there's an example of how to do it in there. Hi Dougie, In another word, I can use the same way to set static ip with pi. I have tried a search about the tutorial online, it seems a lot of different ways doing it. Can you please provide a link to your reply? ...
by B.Goode
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Permissions .gz
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Permissions .gz

Hi i try to download and install Apache CouchDB, but i have the next Permissions error: Any help? Have you considered asking the author of the project for advice? https://github.com/jguillod/couchdb-on-raspberry-pi/issues Have you noted that the prerequisite Operating System for the project is one ...
by B.Goode
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: buster: /tmp gets cleaned on every boot
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: buster: /tmp gets cleaned on every boot

Ref: From the Raspberry Pi documention on their own website - https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/filesystem/whole-filesystem.md Which brings us to - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesystem_Hierarchy_Standard /tmp Temporary files (see also /var/tmp). Often not preserved between system r...
by B.Goode
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Unable to log into ssh pi@raspberrypi
Replies: 22
Views: 594

Re: Unable to log into ssh pi@raspberrypi

I'm wondering whether it may be an idea to install the latest linux mint, in case there is a configuration issue, or I changed something in my current MInt 19,3 For better or worse, many volunteer helpers in these forums will assume the use of the current supported RasPiOS Operating System, unless ...
by B.Goode
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Controlling RPI gpio pins via another raspberry
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Re: Controlling RPI gpio pins via another raspberry

joan wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:11 am
Also see http://abyz.me.uk/rpi/pigpio/pdif2.html

If this were Twitter I would give this a 'Like.'

Note that the suggestion comes from the developer/maintainer of pigpio, and refers you directly to the information you need.
by B.Goode
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cron is not starting my python MQTT script correctly
Replies: 25
Views: 1412

Re: Cron is not starting my python MQTT script correctly

BUT when I tried the Rpi Programme on my RPi 4 8GB it does not run, HOWEVER when I moved to my RPi 4 4GB it works. So I'll generate a new SD and see what happens . Someone is confused. I don't think it is me. When you highjacked this old discussion a couple of days ago you said: I have exactly the ...
by B.Goode
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Rpi Zero and ENC ethernet hat
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Rpi Zero and ENC ethernet hat

Welcome to the Raspberry Pi forums. Hello guys, need some help with some boot commands. As the title says, I have a RPI zero and I have installed motioneyeOS on the SD card that should go in the zero (obviously). However, for the OS to boot, it needs internet conectivity. I have an ENC28J60 overlays...
by B.Goode
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: LCD-Show prevents function with SenseHAT attached
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: LCD-Show prevents function with SenseHAT attached

I've got a Pi 4b, a 2.4" SoftPear LCD display and a SenseHAT. I downloaded this: https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show [ .... ] does anyone who knows more about this stuff than me (which I'm guessing is a long list) have any thoughts on what I can do to end the conflict and get it to behave? Maybe so...

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