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by hello world :-)
Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Invalid desktop entry file
Replies: 6
Views: 6004

Re: Invalid desktop entry file

help i thought it may have been a good idea to start putting thing on my mem stick and i ruined my python games it gives me a warning when i try to use python games [Invalid desktop entry file: '/usr/share/raspi-ui-overrides/applications/python-games.desktop']please help and thank you :!: an easy s...
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Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Win10 icon
Replies: 11
Views: 2746

Re: Win10 icon

EDGE it is very weird, but you do still have Internet Explorer if you so choose That sounds rather like Genghis Khan's 'offer ' - Death? Or, the Koran?. Even now, I prefer Firerfox. :-) You read my mind. I use Firefox 100% of the time, although recently uploading files larger than 1MB to websites d...
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Sun Dec 06, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] Does Maplin Game Capture HD work with Pi B+
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

[SOLVED] Does Maplin Game Capture HD work with Pi B+

EDIT: Confirmed, it works :) I was wondering if this would work with the Raspberry Pi? Maplin Game Capture HD http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/maplin-game-capture-hd-a84qu http://images.maplinmedia.co.uk/maplin-game-capture-hd.jpg?w=283&h=283&r=4&o=8Y1EGc1i2wyq8eQ9B77t1k$HOIMj&V=A79C Specifically, I was wo...
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Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] PCline PCL-300K webcam on Raspbian
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: PCline PCL-300K webcam on Raspbian

Nah, it doesn't work. Thought not :-D. Thanks anyway! :-).
by hello world :-)
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Screen flicker with RPi2 and Samsung large TV
Replies: 14
Views: 8505

Re: Screen flicker with RPi2 and Samsung large TV

The CPU temperature shows around 45 degrees Celsius. How hot do you Pi-s get? My Pi's (B+) average temperature is 41 (EDIT: 41-44) Celsius when I'm using it for web browsing and other average stuff. When it's just booted it's usually 36-40 degrees, but sometimes can be as low as 26 degrees. The tem...
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Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: JESSIE upgrade to........
Replies: 3
Views: 992

Re: JESSIE upgrade to........

fruitoftheloom wrote:
DougieLawson wrote:If the kernel isn't updated why do you need to reboot?
...because I just love to see scrolling text :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
Me too :P
by hello world :-)
Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Web browsers not working after power cut
Replies: 5
Views: 4847

Re: Web browsers not working after power cut

Maybe best to start with a fresh install of Jessie Standalone ? https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian After working out a way to backup my files, and creating a corrupted un-deleteable folder on my external hard drive in doing so, I finally installed Raspbian Jessie from NOOBS. I didn't ev...
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Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Who has the most things running on a pi?
Replies: 2
Views: 734

Re: Who has the most things running on a pi?

I was just wondering who has the most things running simultaneously on a pi, I interested in extra things I can run on my pi's and though it would be good to see what you all use yours for, so mine have the following functions: b - getiplayer and mini dlna, serves up music and video to the network ...
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Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: Setting up HDMI output when video output is wrong.
Replies: 604
Views: 1068792

Re: Setting up HDMI output

Ok so got the Pi today and have put it into 32" HDMI tv and it says the native resolution is 1280x720 using /tvservice -m CEA My PC running Windows 7 connects to the same TV over DVI to its VGA port and runs 1360x768, a mode not supported from the above (assume this is a DVI/HDMI thing). Problem is...
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Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: Setting up HDMI output when video output is wrong.
Replies: 604
Views: 1068792

Re: Setting up HDMI output

Hi This is my first post! Be gentle, I'm very old, and not too bright! Got my slice of pi up and running. But sometimes it boots up on the composite op, and sometimes on the HDMI op. I would like it to boot up on the HDMI o/p. can I change something on the Pi, or is it this silly tv I'm using? Next...
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Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] PCline PCL-300K webcam on Raspbian
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: PCline PCL-300K webcam on Raspbian

As with every random USB device plug it in and see what happens. dmesg lsusb # ell, ess, you, ess, bee will show you what Linux makes of your device and whether there's a built-in or loadable driver for it. Ok, will try as soon as I get my rpi working again. :-) thanks. This once happened to me: Do...
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Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] PCline PCL-300K webcam on Raspbian
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

[SOLVED] PCline PCL-300K webcam on Raspbian

Ok, I may be posting this on the wrong forum, but I have an ancient PCline PCL-300K webcam lying around, and was wondering if it can be used with a Raspberry Pi? Probably not, but it would be nice to find out... :) just wondering. 1447781680498.jpg 1447781944271.jpg . EDIT: I forgot to mention, I wo...
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Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is OSMC..? Can we execute a program in that?
Replies: 6
Views: 2783

Re: What is OSMC..? Can we execute a program in that?

Hello, I have zero knowledge on OSMC OS, can we execute a program in that. ? is it similar to Ubuntu mate https://osmc.tv/download/ ghans: OSMC is more similar to Raspbian AFAIK . With some contortions you should be able to run a complete desktop environment for physical displays on it (strictly no...
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Sun Nov 15, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: [HOW-TO] How to backup Minecraft Pi worlds.
Replies: 1
Views: 5822

Re: How to backup Minecraft Pi worlds.

hello world :-) wrote:...how to back up Minecraft Pi worlds....
I have not tested this yet but I'm pretty sure it works. Tell me if you have any problems :-).
EDIT: Yes, it does work. :-).
by hello world :-)
Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: [HOW-TO] How to backup Minecraft Pi worlds.
Replies: 1
Views: 5822

[HOW-TO] How to backup Minecraft Pi worlds.

OK, so I had to reinstall Raspbian, and needed to find out how to back up Minecraft Pi worlds. The first thing I did was to look to the RPi forum for help. I didn't find any posts on how to do it here, and wasn't sure which forum I should post on anyway. Then I looked at the official Minecraft forum...
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Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Fire! SD card melted! [solved]
Replies: 16
Views: 11847

Re: Fire! SD card melted! [solved]

My rpi b+ melted the sd card during boot and now won't boot up even with a new card it has the green led and the red led light up solid and does not respond at all I once had both lights lit up on my B+ and not booting because I hadn't inserted the microsd card correctly. (It hadn't clicked in. I j...
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Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Web browsers not working after power cut
Replies: 5
Views: 4847

Re: Web browsers not working after power cut

Maybe best to start with a fresh install of Jessie Standalone ? https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian I was thinking about that too. I've been trying to find another microsd card for weeks now. I really want to try Jessie, but don't want to lose all the customisations/files I have on the c...
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Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Improving video playback
Replies: 6
Views: 2498

Re: Improving video playback

I'm using a 3.5" lcd touchscreen that is connected to my RPi 2 Model B through an SPI interface. I'm currently using notro's fbtft drivers to drive the screen and it works fine. However, I need it to be able to play videos smoothly but it keeps turning out choppy. For example, I tested it with a sh...
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Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Resource Monitor showing 0% RAM usage after update
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Resource Monitor showing 0% RAM usage after update (LXDE

So, I have a problem. This actually happened a while back (9 months or so), but I kept putting off posting about it. The RAM part of the dual resource monitor on the bottom panel in LXDE (not the default CPU-only monitor, the other one) has been showing 0% RAM ever since I first ran apt-get update ...
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Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Web browsers not working after power cut
Replies: 5
Views: 4847

[SOLVED] Web browsers not working after power cut

For information about my system (at time of writing) see this post: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=843564 I have problems (on the Raspberry Pi) very rarely, but when I do, they are BIG problems. Like this one. That's why I'm WRITING THIS ON A SMARTPHONE. This morning (UTC) I turn...
by hello world :-)
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Resource Monitor showing 0% RAM usage after update
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

[SOLVED] Resource Monitor showing 0% RAM usage after update

So, I have a problem. This actually happened a while back (9 months or so), but I kept putting off posting about it. The RAM part of the dual resource monitor on the bottom panel in LXDE (not the default CPU-only monitor, the other one) has been showing 0% RAM ever since I first ran apt-get update +...

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