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by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Downloading Videos from Webserver
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Re: Downloading Videos from Webserver

Hello Raspberry community, ;) We do a project for school and have to download videos from a webserver (Rest API) and save them on our Raspberry PI 2. We have troubles to download the videos. How can we communicate with the webserver and download the videos? Do you have any ideas? If this is a schoo...
by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Infrared LED Lamp for Night Vision
Replies: 5
Views: 3294

Re: Infrared LED Lamp for Night Vision

I want to use the camera for home surveillance (as described here: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=102434). Since I'm using a sensor to detect motions, the lamps should only be turned on when a motion is detected (so overheating should not be a problem, That's like one giant ...
by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: compile forego raspbian
Replies: 5
Views: 1036

Re: compile forego raspbian

thank you for your reply. I think I was not detailed enough in my question. I tried have tried "go get -u github.com/ddollar/forego" to work, go this error: go: command not found so I installed go (using this guide http://www.hostingadvice.com/how-to/install-golang-on-ubuntu/) , but I still get an ...
by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: External HDD monitor
Replies: 6
Views: 1412

Re: External HDD monitor

Hi, Got my Pi setup with a number of different services, such as a time machine backup, file server, etc. These are all stored on a 2TB external hard drive. Sometimes when I'm not doing anything with the Pi at all, I hear the hard drive spin up unnecessarily. I would set it to never spin down. In a...
by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Recording video to USB stick.
Replies: 14
Views: 3105

Re: Recording video to USB stick.

if the .py file is located on the stick. If the .py file is located in the home directory on the SD card the only place (other than home) that I can record the video to is root. So you can just open / and write to it but you can't open /media/usbdrive? Can you cp a file to the USB drive from the co...
by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB POE
Replies: 4
Views: 971

Re: USB POE

Number 2. Is it possible to have a usb nic like above that could take POE split it off and power the RPI? Yes I know the interface on the RPI itself cannot take POE or recieve power through the usb hub ports. The NIC would have a separate cable to run to the power leads or the micro usb. In both ca...
by stderr
Mon Nov 23, 2015 3:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: External Hard Drive Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: External Hard Drive Issues

I have an external SATA hard drive (from an old laptop) I've tried fsck and it says its clean. Any other ideas? Do these problems occur if you use a different drive? Does it work when plugged into another system? Have you tried reading the SMART data off the drive? I would definitely ask the drive ...
by stderr
Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: 4 Pis connected to 1 "server" Pi via Ethernet
Replies: 45
Views: 9418

Re: 4 Pis connected to 1 "server" Pi via Ethernet

There is no such thing as a "passive ethernet splitter". Reminds me of Red Dwarf: Cat: Okay. I say let's get into the jet-powered rocket pants and junior birdman out of here! Kryten: An excellent and inventive suggestion, sir, with just two tiny drawbacks: a) We don't have any jet-powered rocket pa...
by stderr
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Own OS on Raspberry
Replies: 9
Views: 1542

Re: Own OS on Raspberry

Yes this actually my aim having a secure system on doing my bank account tasks. only firefox is needed, no additional software.Iop As long as you understand that there is no perfect solution, that if you are violating the law the NSA or someone can still find you out, there are things to do to try ...
by stderr
Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:29 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: 3 Raspberry Pi's as nodes for PING and token passing
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: 3 Raspberry Pi's as nodes for PING and token passing

I am having real trouble with this. I am trying to connect 3 Pi's together using USB-to-NIC adapters and ethernet cables. This is for token passing I'm not sure exactly what you are doing, it shouldn't be that hard if you just want the following: Pi ---------> Pi -------->Pi Do all the Pis have key...
by stderr
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:30 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Question about editors
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: Question about editors

3. You have to hit i (insert mode) before you can start typing, and ESC to stop. Some people find this odd (!) That's because it *is* odd. Let's say you have a key that you are going to make someone use all the time, maybe to change modes, why make it the key that is the furtherest away from home r...
by stderr
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Question about editors
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: Question about editors

Should i learn how to use vim? If so what are the benefits compare to just using nano? :twisted: Didn't you post about making $100 an hour? I don't know if vim will do that for you, but there's nothing cooler than someone using straight up vi without silly arrow keys to move around, just using hjkl...
by stderr
Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Own OS on Raspberry
Replies: 9
Views: 1542

Re: Own OS on Raspberry

Looking at http://de.software.wikia.com/wiki/Bankix Bankix ist eine kleine Linux-Version, It continues using more wildly misspelt words: Der Kernel dieser Distribution wurde so modifiziert, dass keine Lese- oder Schreibzugriffe auf die angeschlossenen Festplatten Is it even possible to make it so t...
by stderr
Fri Nov 20, 2015 1:47 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Threading and parallel functions
Replies: 5
Views: 4339

Re: Threading and parallel functions

EddyR3 wrote:Excellent that sorted it! :) Thanks for the help!

So am i right in thinking i can do this with any number of functions?
Threads are limited in Python by the GIL, e.g. https://www.jeffknupp.com/blog/2013/06/ ... revisited/ .
by stderr
Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:46 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Help me play wav files
Replies: 22
Views: 32860

Re: Help me play wav files

Using this just output a bunch of white noise, not sure why. Can you just use the program or another to play any sound from the command line? Something's obviously wrong and you'd best start just making sure that the system can output sound properly before worrying about outputting it in some speci...
by stderr
Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:21 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: OpenCV feature tracking example
Replies: 21
Views: 23956

Re: OpenCV feature tracking example

Thank you for you response! Is it possible to do this with a live stream? Or is that impossible due to the way opencv analyzes data? I know that for a jpg stream opencv is able to do it. You can do opencv on a series of still shots. So, for example, you could do your feature tracking on images take...
by stderr
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:35 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Time to leave MR. Green?
Replies: 10
Views: 1862

Re: Time to leave MR. Green?

expandables wrote:
stderr wrote:
expandables wrote:Which smileys should i use? :lol:
May I suggest none?
It has to be one :mrgreen:
Somehow I knew that.
by stderr
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Time to leave MR. Green?
Replies: 10
Views: 1862

Re: Time to leave MR. Green?

expandables wrote:Which smileys should i use? :lol:
May I suggest none?
by stderr
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to run music player
Replies: 11
Views: 3152

Re: How to run executables

as for playing an mp3 file thru the pi, I'm sure that will work, but not so useful while I'm under the car for the afternoon - the project requires something to play through artists/albums autonomously, and not requiring me plugging in a keyboard to type in each file, I suggested omxplayer to play ...
by stderr
Wed Nov 18, 2015 3:28 am
Forum: Java
Topic: Show web page with java
Replies: 9
Views: 2616

Re: Show web page with java

I dont think you understand my question. That is certainly possible. I need to show a web page on a java application. the problem is that I cannot find a browser component to show the web page. I can download the html of the site from the web, this is not a problem. A lot of times getting the conte...
by stderr
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:43 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to run music player
Replies: 11
Views: 3152

Re: How to run executables

I'm trying to make my pi capable of playing mp3 files from a USB drive; I'm surprised to see there are no audio players loaded onto raspbian nor available in the repositories. The other person mentioned omxplayer which is a good low impact choice. > I've settled on XiXMediaPlayer from web consensus...
by stderr
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:22 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: How to enable, start and stop a service in Jessie?
Replies: 3
Views: 33190

Re: How to enable, start and stop a service in Jessie?

But I am pretty sure that since Jessie uses systemctl these commands have another format. I think that systemd is still half baked. I've got an x86 machine that I'm booting off a flash drive and it will blow up if I go straight to X but it will work fine if I go to a command line and then type star...
by stderr
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Errors from qemu
Replies: 5
Views: 1028

Re: Errors from qemu

Joe Schmoe wrote:
fruitoftheloom wrote:Unfortunately, Windows 10 is proving unsafe at any speed.
Oh the chaos in Florida if he decides to run again in 2016.
by stderr
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: [Guide] Scheduled Reboots: Keep your Pi Fresh!
Replies: 26
Views: 69674

Re: [Guide] Scheduled Reboots: Keep your Pi Fresh!

Might be worth keeping for the sake of discussion, didn't mean to dismiss it outright. This wouldn't be the first time that someone set up their system to automatically reboot because something was causing problems if they didn't reboot regularly. One application that I think "goes nuts", if we can...
by stderr
Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Blink LED with C compiler on 2gb SD
Replies: 27
Views: 3634

Re: C compiler for 2gb SD

I am a beginner so asked in that forum but got no reply so will try here. Does anyone know if there is a version that has C compiler that fits on a 2gb SD card without internet? Or a way to add C to Xbian which seems to be the only one? I haven't used it on the pi just on the x86, but the smallest ...

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