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by Moonmarch
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NetSurf Lightweight Web Browser, using the RPI0W computer
Replies: 5
Views: 184

NetSurf Lightweight Web Browser, using the RPI0W computer

Netsurf was updated on July 2019 which means the internet browser is still being updated in comparison to the other lightweight internet browsers other internet browsers have not been updated in years, even though NetSurf is not available in the Raspbian repositories anymore since the Buster update ...
by Moonmarch
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: STICKY: GAMES LIST: Games That Work On The Pi
Replies: 307
Views: 629035

Re: STICKY: GAMES LIST: Games That Work On The Pi

There is a YouTube channel called PI LAB that has a list of games that will run on the RPI4B, the YouTube channel includes both source ports as well as various emulators which includes PSP, Dreamcast, N64, x86, etc., here is a link to the YouTube channel: PI LAB - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/cha...
by Moonmarch
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry pi zero w
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Raspberry pi zero w

The RPI0W can run Chromium the browser will take several minutes to load which means the Chromium browser is almost unusable unless you know which websites you need to access internet browsing using Chromium will be challenging, if you needed a internet browser to access the internet or search the i...
by Moonmarch
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Touchscreen monitor compatibility
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Touchscreen monitor compatibility

If you already purchased the monitor then all you need to do is connect the monitor to the RPI computer to see if the touch screen is available, if you purchase the smaller touch screens that are compatible with the RPI computer the touch screen controls should be active out of the box if you plug i...
by Moonmarch
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi Zero W multi purchases
Replies: 14
Views: 579

Re: Pi Zero W multi purchases

If the actual market price of the RPI0 was $5 what would the computer be used for this computer would not be compatible with any Linux operating system the real price of the RPI0W would be at least $15 the stores need to earn revenue, okay the RPI foundation price is intended for education purposes ...
by Moonmarch
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi Zero W multi purchases
Replies: 14
Views: 579

Re: Pi Zero W multi purchases

Further deliberation reveals what W. H. Heydt says is somewhat correct, you will not see a large selection of SBC computers that will cost at least $15 there are 2 computers sold at similar prices to the RPI0W, there is the Orange Pi Zero $15, and the Pine H64 Model B 1GB $25 which I do not see for ...
by Moonmarch
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi Zero W multi purchases
Replies: 14
Views: 579

Re: Pi Zero W multi purchases

If the price of RPI0 on the Raspberry Pi website is lower than the prices you will see on the other stores then what is the point of purchasing RPI0 computers for around $15 each or over $25 for the starter kit when you can purchase the RPI0 for $5 - $10 on the Adafruit website, I know other website...
by Moonmarch
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi3 Network Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Pi3 Network Problem

To determine what is preventing the computer from accessing the internet you should first check to see if the modem or router is currently connected to the internet the internet line can disconnect at random for a number of reasons which means you need to restart the router, if you can access the in...
by Moonmarch
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi zero w out of stock
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Pi zero w out of stock

You can purchase the RPI0W with a starter kit the kit includes several accessories cases, heat sink, power adapter, etc., does not include a SD card the kits are priced at $26.99 on Amazon here is a link to the product: Vilros Raspberry Pi Zero W Basic Starter Kit- Black Case Edition-Includes Pi Zer...
by Moonmarch
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi 4 Case Question
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Pi 4 Case Question

A RPI computer case that does not contain any SD card slot opening that is what I describe as being a real design challenge even the larger cases had SD card slot openings Geekworm or Retroflag, I did find a case that does include the SD card slot opening there is a cover on SD card slot which means...
by Moonmarch
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 is not a replacement for a real PC, (as it doesn't have Skype) sorry!
Replies: 72
Views: 2744

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 is not a replacement for a real PC, (as it doesn't have Skype) sorry!

The software available for download in the Raspbian repository is based on software that is available in the Debian repository I do see Skype is available for Debian if you download the .deb package from the Skype website this file is actually not hosted in the Debian repository, if the program is n...
by Moonmarch
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Recallbox
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Recallbox

If you don't know how to write OS images to SD cards then you should install the operating systems included with NOOBS if you are trying to install Recalbox then you should be able to see Recalbox when you start the RPI computer, when the computer starts you will see the NOOBS menu. If don't see Rec...
by Moonmarch
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Tablet Style Setup
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Raspberry Pi Tablet Style Setup

Touchscreen friendly means using a touch screen that has a high screen resolution which means more pixels on the screen which means better touch precision, because of better screen contrast with the higher screen resolution that equals more precision which is optimized for photo editing, if you purc...
by Moonmarch
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Tablet Style Setup
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Raspberry Pi Tablet Style Setup

After searching for a RPI tablet computer using Google turns out there is a tablet that you can purchase that includes the RPI computer this tablet is designed to use the RPI3B+: SunFounder RasPad - A Raspberry Pi Tablet Built-in Battery, 10.1" Touchscreen, and Audio in One Compatible with Raspberry...
by Moonmarch
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Tablet Style Setup
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Raspberry Pi Tablet Style Setup

Tablets are about as thin as the smart phones with the touchscreens if you had plans to build a tablet using the RPI4 both the computer, and the battery pack would be taped or mounted on the back of the case which will be similar in appearance to the RPI computer official touchscreen case, or if you...
by Moonmarch
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Capacity
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: SD Card Capacity

I'm under the impression less people are using NOOBS when I used NOOBS I didn't have any problems with installing Raspbian then again that was Raspbian Stretch after your understanding of Linux improves you will not need NOOBS, open the terminal or use the keyboard command ctrl+alt+t then type in th...
by Moonmarch
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: LZWolf Wolfenstein 3D source port for Linux
Replies: 0
Views: 185

LZWolf Wolfenstein 3D source port for Linux

https://media.moddb.com/cache/images/mods/1/45/44151/thumb_620x2000/09.png Coming of the Storm (LZWolf port) Building LZWolf is the same as building ECWolf here is a link to a guide that I wrote that shows you how to build the ECWolf source port for the RPI computer: ECWolf Wolfenstein 3D Linux sou...
by Moonmarch
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New to Pi's
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: New to Pi's

Well instead of storing all of your data on the SD card you should instead store the data on a USB drive which means you can copy data to any computer, because all computers should be compatible with USB drives the USB drives are more portable, you could always consider downloading all of your data ...
by Moonmarch
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games not fullscreen
Replies: 2
Views: 230

Re: Games not fullscreen

Change OpenGL settings in raspi-config to Full KMS then reboot, after reboot see if the program is using full screen mode if the black borders are still present that means the application is not stretching to full screen instead the program is staying in original aspect ratio, if you have this probl...
by Moonmarch
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Switch Pi lite!
Replies: 5
Views: 460

Re: Switch Pi lite!

That is what the RPI computer is all about being creative you can build robots with the RPI computer you can build handheld consoles with the RPI computer, you can implant the RPI computer inside a computer keyboard the possibilities are all over the place, people 3D print cases for the RPI computer...
by Moonmarch
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply for multiple Pi4's needed. Advice?
Replies: 14
Views: 614

Re: Power supply for multiple Pi4's needed. Advice?

I see USB power adapters that can charge the Apple MacBook using this USB-C intelligent charge system which we all know is not compatible with the RPI computer the adapter is rated at 60W, 5v 3a compatible, and the adapter includes 2 USB-C ports here is the link to the product: Anker 60W 2-Port USB ...
by Moonmarch
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Switch Pi lite!
Replies: 5
Views: 460

Re: Switch Pi lite!

The portable RPI computer designs that I have seen are designed to use either the RPI0W or the RPI compute modules because of the thin profile of the computer boards, the RPI4 has the USB ports which adds more height to the computer you can fit a standard size RPI computer in a original Game Boy cas...
by Moonmarch
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Other submenu item
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: Other submenu item

With Windows you install most programs using .EXE files which is comparable to .deb packages if you are installing software that is not available in the Raspbian repository people mentioning programming their own programs this is software that falls into this outside of the Raspbian repository categ...
by Moonmarch
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Other submenu item
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: Other submenu item

In most cases I don't use the applications menu the internet browser is the blue button that is next to the pi logo this starts Chromium the file manager shortcut is next to the internet button you can guess the rest, now if you compare Windows to Raspbian most programs that you use on a Windows PC ...
by Moonmarch
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VLC crashing with --fullscreen command on Pi zero
Replies: 6
Views: 200

Re: VLC crashing with --fullscreen command on Pi zero

VLC does play video I had the Full KMS drivers enabled which is not compatible with VLC on the RPI0 out of the box, after changing the GL drivers back to Legacy VLC player now plays video I had the impression I needed to use a different media player for the RPI0 computer, now exactly how will you so...

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