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by paulwratt
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: raspberrypi.fritz
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

raspberrypi.fritz

why do I have a TCP connection with HTTPS over "local host" to raspberrypi.fritz (IP address is foreign)

(top 3 lines of "netstat" output)

Paul
by paulwratt
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: virtual consoles keys not working
Replies: 6
Views: 984

virtual consoles keys not working

I updated raspbian over the Easter weekend and now my virtual consoles are not working (again) last time I just enabled (the removed) consoles in console-setup but this time nothing I even went to extreme of removing plymouth (can somethimes interfere with VT's) and I cant even bring up VT1 when X i...
by paulwratt
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 5413

Re: HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017

I can confirm that the OP technique works for Devuan Pi too I manually extracted /usr/lib/chromium-browser/libpepflashplayer.so from the Raspbian's rpi-chromium-mods package, as I did not want any of the extra stuff they supplied. In this case, one extra library was required: libevent-core-2.0-5, li...
by paulwratt
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 5413

Re: HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017

To answer your question: I'm using the pepperflash version supplied by the foundation with chromium_mods. Great, thanks for that - thats version 24.0.0.186 (or maybe 25 by now). I don't think it's a good idea to install packages with apt-get which require other packages while connected to another r...
by paulwratt
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable
Replies: 12
Views: 17753

Re: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable

whoop bad as, whoop bad as now there is some lateral thinking :) have u thought about connecting 2xPi3 with usbnet, I'm thinking about connecting 4x :) and I think I just figured out how pi2design designed there CM3 daughter board (you can get a device wit Gigabit+USB in SMT/D) but thats another (c...
by paulwratt
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable
Replies: 12
Views: 17753

Re: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable

I just saw this in the kernel src for usb, cdc_subset.c:
... quite a lot of "host-to-host" USB cables (which embed two devices back-to-back).
by paulwratt
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable
Replies: 12
Views: 17753

Re: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable

if you had four of them maybe :) I found this thread about a week ago, noticed t(like you) the age of the linux-usb page, and wanted to find some chips "for a project" I am interested to see what happens with the new (2014) Prolific 2701 cable when its plugged into USB2, weather is can still do HID ...
by paulwratt
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable
Replies: 12
Views: 17753

Re: USB to USB Networking using USBNET Cable

March 2017 Linux usbnet hardware update. cant confirm linux modules (without a kernel configuration) but here is a run down on the hardware listed on http://www.linux-usb.org/usbnet . AN2720 - Anchor Chips Single-Chip EZ-Link (AN2720SC) (Xircom, PGUNET..) In 2001, Intel acquired Xircom and in early ...
by paulwratt
Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Boot rapberry on ram
Replies: 13
Views: 13608

Re: Boot rapberry on ram

after reading the documentation of TinyCore, it appears that dCore (which uses Debian & Ubuto repos plus PPA's) is possible to run ontop of either piCore or the boot parts of piCore, however (maybe due to repo habits and lack of active devlopment) the current ARMv7 dCore is based on Wheezy, more dat...
by paulwratt
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Other
Topic: LinuxMint on Raspberry PI
Replies: 7
Views: 76322

Re: LinuxMint on Raspberry PI

There is now (has been for a while) a version of Linux Mint Debian Xfce for Raspberry Pi, called SolydX RPI https://solydxk.com/downloads/solydx-rpi/ After Linux Mint droped Xfce support from its official Debian rolling distributions (and Linux Mint KDE), unofficial community editions were put toget...
by paulwratt
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Will there be a Devuan port for RPi1?
Replies: 23
Views: 5745

Re: Will there be a Devuan port for RPi1?

I am glad to say this contents of this thread are now moot. To answer the opening post: Yes there is a armv6 build of Devuan As of the release of Beta 2, there is now a armel (not armhf) build of Devuan for ARMv6 devices https://files.devuan.org/devuan_jessie_beta/embedded/ (I guess some of the othe...
by paulwratt
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Boot rapberry on ram
Replies: 13
Views: 13608

Re: Boot rapberry on ram

Old topic yes, but still relevant This can now be done in several ways: piCore - TinyCore Linux for Raspberry Pi (you can remove SD card after boot) dev/boot - a one time setting can be made to Pi3 (& Pi2 ?) allowing boot from: USB,NET 1. de/boot can only be set once , and only available on Pi3 (& P...
by paulwratt
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 5413

Re: HOW TO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017

BTW, which version did you get running (the latest v24?) NOTE: on any back-ports repository. Technically speaking its not dangerous, unless you DON'T use apt-get as you package installer frontend, but use another GUI type. Even then Synaptic WILL ask you (as apt-get does). to understand why its simp...
by paulwratt
Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOW TO: improve browser experience
Replies: 2
Views: 10763

Re: HOW TO: improve browser experience

all that stuff might be well and good, but there it adds resources and requires extra cpu time, and probably server pings for tracking too.. /etc/hosts uses no extra resources, except the space the file takes up. it gets processed every time there is ANY "connecting to .." anywhere on your system, n...
by paulwratt
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PCManFM right click menu and Open As Root
Replies: 6
Views: 5306

Re: PCManFM right click menu and Open As Root

bumped

in cd-xterm.sh

Code: Select all

cd $1 => cd "$1"
now works with spaces in path names (not in zip)

Paul
by paulwratt
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOW TO: install FireJail and sandbox any app
Replies: 0
Views: 2733

HOW TO: install FireJail and sandbox any app

Originally designed to sandbox FireFox , FireJail can sandbox any app, or service (including Google Chrome , Chromium-Browser ) If FireJail is not in your repo, download: wget http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/pool/main/f/firejail/firejail_0.9.44.8-1_armhf.deb sudo apt-get install libappar...
by paulwratt
Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOW TO: improve browser experience
Replies: 2
Views: 10763

HOW TO: improve browser experience

If you want Flash in FireFox try the following post: HOW TO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017 0. Get rid of ads, they will save you bandwidth Replacing your /etc/hosts file will save you A LOT of bandwidth, especially if you have a flash plugin installed. The best on the net is MVPS HOSTS file . Remember...
by paulwratt
Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 5413

HOWTO: pepperflash in FireFox 2017

NOTE: this may or may not work on Wheezy , as I believe libpepflashplayer.so is compiled for armv7 (>= rpi2 ). You will need to use Wheezy Back-Ports and their keys (to get them add the servers then do: apt-get update). But browse the server first to see if freshplayer is there (if not you can comp...
by paulwratt
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.
Replies: 859
Views: 278644

Re: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

for the next update can you please add VoidLinux to the OS install list:
https://repo.voidlinux.eu/live/current/

they are rootfs archives, for Pi1/0 & Pi2/3, with Musl or with GlibC

Thanks for all your work, hopefully NOOBS will get some of ur improvements

Paul
by paulwratt
Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [SOLVED] superblock last write time is in the future.
Replies: 11
Views: 8831

Re: [SOLVED] superblock last write time is in the future.

FYI: for anyone finding this topic, the following facts are true: if u put ur Pi boot sd-card into a machine: 1) if it is recognised then 2) the super block gets updated with the current time of that machine 3) "/etc/fake-hwclock.data" does not get updated 4) the super block time gets touch ed on u...
by paulwratt
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Inline Assembly in FreeBASIC?
Replies: 3
Views: 1355

Re: Inline Assembly in FreeBASIC?

there is a possibility that it is not supported, due to its x86 roots.. ..however, FBC uses GCC to compile, so the inline (x86) must be converted to AS assembler. I know there have been a few changes in recent years, but they are related to how to get vars into and out of AS, not the assembler langu...
by paulwratt
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: latest update breaks themes (Nov 2016)
Replies: 12
Views: 2866

Re: latest update breaks themes (Nov 2016)

@peterO I believe openbox and others use GTK2/GTK+, although PiX does have a GTK3 theme, its in raspberrypi-user-mods. for ur mono-spaced issue, check the bugtracker for GTK3, it may even be a regression also, or it could be the way you are referencing the mono-spaced fonts (I had a problem a couple...
by paulwratt
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Connect external HD and copy files
Replies: 6
Views: 1187

Re: Connect external HD and copy files

If you are willing to stream, there is a way to stream (and play) Steam on the Pi on HD front, I just been checking out PiDrive by WDLabs, they have 1TB option but require 3A USB supply, where as their older 375+250 Gb option use 2A. Note they have one cable "to supply them all", it might be worth c...
by paulwratt
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Two Pi's, One Socket, Zero Joy
Replies: 11
Views: 1851

Re: Two Pi's, One Socket, Zero Joy

there is one difference, but I am not sure it this affect ur problem, endian-ness.. (just putting it out there) step-by-step I meant, at one point I could have quoted verbatim the DLL's/Java objects that were used to create a protocol link, from start to finish, including hardware level, and hence w...
by paulwratt
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Loosing IP - no way to connect
Replies: 47
Views: 7426

Re: Loosing IP - no way to connect

@pi-anazazi I not follow this originally, but read entire thread, please keep posting results of ur quest, even tho no-one can help atm. I have vague memory of there being "linux bind" issues a few years ago. what you describe, sounds like some process maxing out on memory or disk space. If you were...

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