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by marchello
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: python - fetch url using wget without opening window
Replies: 4
Views: 2094

python - fetch url using wget without opening window

Hi all,

my need is to fetch url using wget.
How do I perform it using python?
I'm very new to python, help me please.
Thanks ahead.
by marchello
Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: dropbox @ rpi without X ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2238

Re: dropbox @ rpi without X ?

DougieLawson, thanks for your reply!

One more question: is it possible to install it only using "sudo apt-get install" ?
by marchello
Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: rpi instead of online services
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

rpi instead of online services

Hi all, I think about using rpi for my own needs instead of online services. I already use postfix & mutt @ rpi and plan to stop using gmail step-by-step... Also I use lighttpd & php server @ rpi instead of paid hosting... I need your advise, what packages should I use to get similiar functions of: ...
by marchello
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: webmail server @ rpi
Replies: 2
Views: 795

webmail server @ rpi

Hi, how do I install webmail server @ rpi ? What I mean... I use postfix to receive mail and mutt to read it via ssh. Now I'd like to use some web interfase to access my mail. What package can you advise me? Is it possible to use only apt-get install to perform it? My OS is raspbian. Thanks ahead.
by marchello
Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: dropbox @ rpi without X ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2238

dropbox @ rpi without X ?

Hi all,

how do I use dropbox @ rpi without X ?
Is it possible at all?
by marchello
Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: script in /etc/cron.hourly doesn't work automatically
Replies: 2
Views: 616

script in /etc/cron.hourly doesn't work automatically

Hi all,

my script in /etc/cron.hourly doesn't work automatically.

But it does work when I run it manually:

sudo bash /etc/cron.hourly/myscript

What should I check?
by marchello
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: install packages without internet connection
Replies: 4
Views: 1346

install packages without internet connection

Hi all, my need is to install these packages on rpi without internet connection: sudo apt-get install usb-modeswitch sudo apt-get install usb-modeswitch-data How do I download all necessary packages (with dependencies) using "connected" rpi before installing them on "disconnected" rpi ? Where should...
by marchello
Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: mutt - change outgoing address "from:"
Replies: 1
Views: 675

mutt - change outgoing address "from:"

Hi all,

how do I change outgoing address "from:" in mutt ?
by marchello
Sun Apr 13, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: # echo $LANG - returns empty line
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: # echo $LANG - returns empty line

What does the "locale" command show? pi@raspberrypi / $ locale LANG= LANGUAGE= LC_CTYPE="POSIX" LC_NUMERIC="POSIX" LC_TIME="POSIX" LC_COLLATE="POSIX" LC_MONETARY="POSIX" LC_MESSAGES="POSIX" LC_PAPER="POSIX" LC_NAME="POSIX" LC_ADDRESS="POSIX" LC_TELEPHONE="POSIX" LC_MEASUREMENT="POSIX" LC_IDENTIFICA...
by marchello
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: html5 - click to download
Replies: 10
Views: 2389

html5 - click to download

Hi all, how do I perform "click to download" in html5 ? Let's say, I got .jpg file at web hosting. Usually when someone clicks on http://site.com/img/file.jpg then this file displays in browser. My need is to avoid displaying of file but to forse download this file. How do I perform it? Is it possib...
by marchello
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: # echo $LANG - returns empty line
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: # echo $LANG - returns empty line

redhawk wrote:What distro are you running??

Richard S.
It's raspbian.
by marchello
Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: html5 photo gallery
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

html5 photo gallery

Hi all, I'm looking for html5 photo gallery template to use at my rpi. Those templates that I found should be edited to set names of my jpg/png files. It is bothering when you have a lot of images to display. Have you ever seen some template where no changes should be done to start using? I mean, ju...
by marchello
Sat Apr 12, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: # echo $LANG - returns empty line
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: # echo $LANG - returns empty line

Sorry, I mean

echo $LANG

(# - is console in my opinion, sorry was wrong).
by marchello
Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: # echo $LANG - returns empty line
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

# echo $LANG - returns empty line

Hi all,

my

# echo $LANG

returns empty line. How do I set it?
by marchello
Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: postfix as backup mx mail server
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

postfix as backup mx mail server

Hi all,

my need is to setup postfix as backup mx mail server.
I mean, this server should receive mail for particular host when main mail server is down.

I know that I should set dns record, but what configuration should I set at postfix to perform it?
by marchello
Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: few "backup" web servers @ rpi
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: few "backup" web servers @ rpi

rbiks, thank you very much for your solution description, I will perform it when time permits (maybe in the next few days). I do use dynamic dns already (afraid.com) and my current OS at rpi is raspbian, so I guess the implementation should be very easy. I will report here about results. Have a nice...
by marchello
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: few "backup" web servers @ rpi
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: few "backup" web servers @ rpi

> Is it possible to install software on http://www.server.com? No. > Can you run php scripts on http://www.server.com? No. > Is one of the rpis always on? Yes > Is it always the same rpi? Yes > What ist the purpose of using different rpis? Are they interchangeable? One of my rpi (it is always turned...
by marchello
Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: few "backup" web servers @ rpi
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: few "backup" web servers @ rpi

I'm sorry, I didn't explain how my home network works. Subdomain web.server.com points to my home d-link switch which forwards requests: port 8081 --> 192.168.5.1 port 8082 --> 192.168.5.2 port 8083 --> 192.168.5.3 One of home servers should be up. So my question is - how do I create html button whi...
by marchello
Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: few "backup" web servers @ rpi
Replies: 5
Views: 956

few "backup" web servers @ rpi

Hi all, I got few "backup" or "mirror" web servers @ rpi. Now I'd like to create some "smart" html link so that it checks the availability of each my rpi and forwards my request to the first available one. For example: my start page is placed at payed hosting http://server.com and user can see index...
by marchello
Fri Apr 04, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: lighttpd at raspberry pi - multiple domains
Replies: 3
Views: 909

lighttpd at raspberry pi - multiple domains

Hi all, I'm about to use lighttpd at raspberry pi. I got few domains and hope to use the same raspberry pi device to host them all. Is it possible at all? One of ideas was to start few lighttpd processes to listen on different ports. But I hope so much that someone can advise me more clever decision...
by marchello
Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: NOOBS_v1_3_4 and SD card 4 GB
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: NOOBS_v1_3_4 and SD card 4 GB

Thanks for your reply!

I'm sorry, but you left one of my questions uncovered:
"Is it secure to use v1_3 ?"
by marchello
Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: NOOBS_v1_3_4 and SD card 4 GB
Replies: 4
Views: 875

NOOBS_v1_3_4 and SD card 4 GB

Hi all, As far as I can understand, it is better always to use the last version of program, so I tried to install raspbian with NOOBS_v1_3_4 at my 4 GB SD card. Unfortunately, I got error about lack of free space (sorry, I don't have screenshot). So I googled for previous version of NOOBS, found v1_...
by marchello
Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: get transmission torrents stat in console
Replies: 1
Views: 405

get transmission torrents stat in console

Hi all,

I'd like to get transmission torrents stat in console, how dow I perform it?

I mean, I'd like to get info about
1) received and sent bytes using all torrents in transmission
2) the same for each torrent individually.

Is it possible at all?
by marchello
Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: update - Some index files failed to download
Replies: 9
Views: 9516

Re: update - Some index files failed to download

I would like to encourage other users who experience the same issue - do not keep silent, please join this discussion board to post your experience. Thanks.
by marchello
Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: update - Some index files failed to download
Replies: 9
Views: 9516

Re: update - Some index files failed to download

Some suggestions: Wait a few hours and try again. Actually, I'm patient. But issue persists few days already. If updates happen it can take some time for mirrors to get synchronised. Maybe you can suggest what official site should I use instead of some mirrors? Check free space on SD card. If space...

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