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by geev03
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Raspbian with " WM Theme: Windows XP Luna" @2GHz
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Raspbian with " WM Theme: Windows XP Luna" @2GHz

Want to recreate, as I wanted, the old Windows XP feelings ? Try the "Linux Raspbian XP Professional" .It boots up very fast and gives the familiar Windows XP boot up chime, right click for apps and more. As it runs at 2GHz , my cooling is forced convection current from a tiny fan directed at the Ra...
by geev03
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: 'Satellite tracking program'
Replies: 0
Views: 313

'Satellite tracking program'

"Gpredict is a real time satellite tracking and orbit prediction program for the Linux desktop. It uses the SGP4/SDP4 propagation algorithms together with NORAD two-line element sets (TLE). Some core features of Gpredict include: * Tracking of a large number of satellites only limited by the physica...
by geev03
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Video Chat on the Raspberry 4
Replies: 27
Views: 7680

Re: Video Chat on the Raspberry 4

..... I've had to use my phone for audio. Google Meet can call your phone. Receiving video from other call participants functions without huge problems. I have no clue about using a USB camera, as I do not have any available. https://support.google.com/meet/answer/9518557?hl=en , only possible if t...
by geev03
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Google Meet (on Raspberry Pi4-4 , Ubuntu 20.04)
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Google Meet (on Raspberry Pi4-4 , Ubuntu 20.04)

Pi4-4 can be used for Google Meet ( using G Suite Basic , to host up to 100 participants ) setup and hosting . A ‘Microsoft LifeCam Cinema’ , USB webcam, solved the video/audio provision for the Meet . ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ neofetch .-/+oossssoo+/-. ubuntu@ubuntu `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ------------- -+...
by geev03
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: How do I get OBS Studio for Raspberry PI 4 working
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: How do I get OBS Studio for Raspberry PI 4 working

On Ubuntu 20.04 , the following installs OBS Studio and it works pretty well too.

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio
sudo apt-get install obs-studio
by geev03
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: exGent Raspberry Pi 4B (Gentoo OS)
Replies: 1
Views: 574

Re: exGent Raspberry Pi 4B (Gentoo OS)

Looks like a good, very long, learning experience... Few errors like " emerge –ask –update –newuse –deep –with-bdeps=y @world" gave way to correct code from "A girl called sakaki" :) - ref: http://raspex.exton.se/?p=1392 emerge --ask --update --newuse --deep --with-bdeps=y @world After spending seve...
by geev03
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Ubuntu 20.04 64bit Full Desktop on Raspberry Pi 4 Installation and Demo(VIDEO)
Replies: 20
Views: 55641

Re: Ubuntu 20.04 64bit Full Desktop on Raspberry Pi 4 Installation and Demo(VIDEO)

Everything went on smoothly and 'remmina' is, just like in Manjaro but not in Gentoo for me, working ... Do I sense an embedded Gentoo bug report? ^-^ ... This should install v1.3.10 (v1.4.1 still has a few UI issues) from binary packages, if all is well. Any issues, please report on this thread (i...
by geev03
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)
Replies: 519
Views: 144452

Re: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)

The problem I have had with 'remmina' is solved! As usual, thanks a lot to the most helpful Sakaki to give the directions to achieve that.
With far better screen resolution in Gentoo, I am going to use Gentoo more and more ...
by geev03
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Zoom Support for Raspberry Pi 4 and Ubuntu Server 19.01 Desktop
Replies: 84
Views: 9894

Re: Zoom Support for Raspberry Pi 4 and Ubuntu Server 19.01 Desktop

Zoom works ,for me, without any issues on Android /iOS/ Windows. Tried it on Raspberry Pi 4 ,using various distros, and there is NO joy yet even on Ubuntu 20.04 :cry:
by geev03
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Ubuntu 20.04 64bit Full Desktop on Raspberry Pi 4 Installation and Demo(VIDEO)
Replies: 20
Views: 55641

Re: Ubuntu 20.04 64bit Full Desktop on Raspberry Pi 4 Installation and Demo(VIDEO)

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sudo do-release-upgrade -d 
Everything went on smoothly and 'remmina' is, just like in Manjaro but not in Gentoo for me, working ...
by geev03
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Arch
Topic: Arch Linux ARM "startx" failing to work
Replies: 9
Views: 1444

Re: Arch Linux ARM "startx" failing to work

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:41 am
WCHD wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:33 am
I was casually setting up 4 systems from PINN (a RPi tool), on my RPi 3 Model B
.......
Help?

... install a desktop environment or use Manjaro Linux.
Manjaro Linux is more useful on a 4GB RAM rPi4
by geev03
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Pi4 Desktop Computer - 'Remmina /remote access to Windows 10'
Replies: 0
Views: 312

Pi4 Desktop Computer - 'Remmina /remote access to Windows 10'

Remmina on Raspbian can enhance the usefulness of Raspberry Pi4-4 as a Desktop computer .

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sudo apt install remmina
The attached screenshot shows remote access to a Windows 10 computer, a Raspberry Pi3 :!:
by geev03
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: buster10 32 bit-external 120g SSD won't mount
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: buster10 32 bit-external 120g SSD won't mount

A 120G ssd, taken from aPi3B moodlebox https://moodlebox.net/en/what-is-moodlebox/ connects without any problem to Pi4-4.
by geev03
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: How to install efficient VNC on Raspbian
Replies: 15
Views: 1221

Re: How to install efficient VNC on Raspbian

For remote connection from Raspbian to a Windows 10 device, remmina appears to the best tool available.

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sudo apt install remmina
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by geev03
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Eoan re-release: Call for testing
Replies: 38
Views: 3566

Re: Eoan re-release: Call for testing

The display resolution on a FHD monitor was 1824x984. Got it corrected to 1920x1080 by adding
'disable_overscan=1' in the config.txt followed by a reboot :mrgreen:

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sudo nano /boot/firmware/config.txt
	
add the following at the end

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disable_overscan=1
by geev03
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Eoan re-release: Call for testing
Replies: 38
Views: 3566

Re: Eoan re-release: Call for testing

... I managed to get the sound to work by adding "dtparam=audio=on" and "hdmi_drive=2" to my config.txt My workaround for the BT issue was to install pi-bluetooth (sudo apt-install pi-bluetooth) and reboot ... Thanks a lot. Sound , wifi etc are all working now. Docker is also up and running smoothl...
by geev03
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Apache Server, FTP -SSL Servrr, YouTubeTv, Netflix & Emulators on a Pi 4 4GB (Multiply if necessary)
Replies: 14
Views: 1276

Re: Apache Server, FTP -SSL Servrr, YouTubeTv, Netflix & Emulators on a Pi 4 4GB (Multiply if necessary)

.... Being a Windows guy, learning the OS will take some time, but I look forward to the opportunity since I have an excellent reason to learn it. Thanks in advance for the suggestions, Bob Please look into WsL in Windows 10 - 64bit (home/professional/enterprise etc.) to learn Linux and try out a L...
by geev03
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Rachel-Pi anyone ?
Replies: 20
Views: 11381

Re: Rachel-Pi anyone ?

RACHEL ,on SSD, attached to the USB port of a MoodleBox https://moodlebox.net/en/what-is-moodlebox/ can bring the advantages of OERs without the 'distractions from surfing the web' ..
by geev03
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Urgent security issue in NGINX/php-fpm
Replies: 5
Views: 1055

Re: Urgent security issue in NGINX/php-fpm

Fixed in Debian. Should be fixed when 7.3.11-1~deb10u1 makes its way to Raspbian, if it hasn't already. https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DSA-4553-1 Looks like the fix is now with Raspbian. Upgraded an existing NGINX/php-fpm MoodleBox https://moodlebox.net/en/what-is-moodlebox/ to the lat...
by geev03
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?
Replies: 8
Views: 4377

Re: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?

... FYI, MoodleBox already works on RPi4: https://moodlebox.net/en/news/version-3.0.0/. Brilliant, everything works '100% out of box' on rPi4-4. login as: moodlebox moodlebox@192.168.1.136's password: Linux moodlebox 4.19.66-v7l+ #1253 SMP Thu Aug 15 12:02:08 BST 2019 armv7l This is MoodleBox versi...
by geev03
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?
Replies: 8
Views: 4377

Re: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?

mina wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:24 pm
And Moodle runs even on RPi: https://moodlebox.net/. 8-)
Yes, and on rPi4-4 the efficiency will further increase . Hope the Moodle experience on Ubuntu 19.10,rPi4-4, will encourage the emergence of a 'rPi4-4 MoodleBox'
by geev03
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4
Replies: 28
Views: 12307

Re: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4

After the reboot Kernel changed to 'Kernel: 5.3.0-1008-raspi2' , solving several problems. XRDP works 'out of the box' :D . Last login: Fri Nov 8 17:43:28 2019 from 192.168.1.75 ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ neofetch .-/+oossssoo+/-. ubuntu@ubuntu `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ------------- -+ssssssssssssssssssyyssss...
by geev03
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4
Replies: 28
Views: 12307

Re: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4

download the 64 bit version 19.10 from this page... https://ubuntu.com/download/iot/raspberry-pi you need a 16Gb sd-card minimum....use etcher to flash the image... ..... i think that is the basics 4 you or whoever reads this post....been a long day.... Thank you, it was easy to get it all working ...
by geev03
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: emerge, ebuild, binhost
Replies: 20
Views: 5564

Re: emerge, ebuild, binhost

What to do if what you want to emerge is "masked". Copying this here as I fully expect to lose it again. Ok, found the wiki and Gentoo Handbook. https://github.com/sakaki-/gentoo-on-rpi-64bit#installing-new-packages-under-gentoo Sakaki writes great wiki's, but if you don't read them you cannot find...
by geev03
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Text-based web browsers: w3m and lynx
Replies: 1
Views: 1629

Text-based web browsers: w3m and lynx

w3m, text-based web browser which runs inside the terminal, supports and renders several elements which other terminal-based browsers cannot like images, tables, tabs or frames. Installation is quick without resorting to compilation .. sudo emerge w3m Lynx is very lightweight and minimal since it do...

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