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by bonzadog
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Suggestion on HAT design
Replies: 14
Views: 2203

Re: Suggestion on HAT design

Problem is, if that were part of the HAT spec, people would expect HATs to be stackable. In fact, boards built to the HAT spec are specifically NOT stackable (because of the EEPROM interface). I have an Adafruit TFT board with a pass-through connector, which works for me. This particular board does...
by bonzadog
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Suggestion on HAT design
Replies: 14
Views: 2203

Re: Suggestion on HAT design

bensimmo wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:52 am
They should all use the SenseHAT removable pin riser setup doobery. That would make it user choice.
Although the ones I used actually come with solder your own connector on. (Pimoroni iirc)
Hi,

Please explain removable pin riser setup doobery. Many thanks
by bonzadog
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Suggestion on HAT design
Replies: 14
Views: 2203

Suggestion on HAT design

13.1.2018 I have used HATS in my Pi's and some HATS do not have a 40 Header on the top. This is annoying when one wants to use a HAT AND some GPIO pins and it forces one to solder wires on the required GPIO pins. If every HAT passed the GPIO contacts to a header on top of the HAT this would be a hug...
by bonzadog
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Client email to send emails from command line
Replies: 35
Views: 18166

Re: Client email to send emails from command line

After creating a new account with a password in the form of abcd1234 and a password of type efgh1234 and allow the new account to use less than secure apps I am still getting the "..exit with non zero code...." and an error in the /mail/log to that effect. I wonder if postfix would be a be...
by bonzadog
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Client email to send emails from command line
Replies: 35
Views: 18166

Re: Client email to send emails from command line

OK one last thing to check your gmail password must only contain letters a-z upper and lower case and numbers 0-9. you must no use any special characters ssmtp does not send them correctly. I know gmail still works with ssmtp as I have 2 pis sending emails daily and a zero that send me its IP every...
by bonzadog
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Client email to send emails from command line
Replies: 35
Views: 18166

Re: Client email to send emails from command line

Looking at your configure info. You are missing the line UseTLS=YES This is my config file with your info in it for account etc. # # Config file for sSMTP sendmail # # The person who gets all mail for userids < 1000 # Make this empty to disable rewriting. root=me@gmail.com # The place where the mai...
by bonzadog
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Client email to send emails from command line
Replies: 35
Views: 18166

Re: Client email to send emails from command line

1.1.2018 RPI 3 using the latest Stretch updates I installed ssmtp and mailutil and set the conf file - see below. I keep getting mail: cannot send message: Process exited with a non-zero status I even changed gmail to "accept less secure applications" but still cannot send the email I can ...
by bonzadog
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Assistive technology and accessibility
Topic: Snore to non-snore detector.
Replies: 3
Views: 9115

Re: Snore to non-snore detector.

Hello Marc,

Many thanks for those tips. I will most certainly try that.
This project is very important for me.

BD
by bonzadog
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Geany
Replies: 7
Views: 2827

Re: Geany

Thank you, I will try that.

Just one more question - how can one write a GUI ( similar to tkinter) in C?
I would like - among other things - to create an elegant User interface and present data + alarms in a text box.
by bonzadog
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Geany
Replies: 7
Views: 2827

Geany

28.12.2017 Hello all, Stretch, RPi3 I have installed geany sudo apt-get install geany and get what appears to be an antiquated version from 2014. I also want a debugger as well which I hope to install via sudo install geany-plugins As far as I am concerned an IDE must have a decent debugger. My ques...
by bonzadog
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Assistive technology and accessibility
Topic: Snore to non-snore detector.
Replies: 3
Views: 9115

Snore to non-snore detector.

24.12.2017 What seems like a rather strange title has a very serious background. I an looking for a contactless method of detecting Sleep apnea - this is when breathing stops for a while during sleep. So one need to detect a snoore ends then time the it takes for the start of next snore - This time ...
by bonzadog
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: swiss pi - advice request
Replies: 5
Views: 1950

Re: swiss pi - advice request

(excuse english , I'm french) well, I ha buy a swissPi card because I need multiples I/O and analog imput to do a stand alone application with Raspberry. Not easy, because i never use Raspberry (only Arduino) and the documentation of SwissPi is not very affordable. Many information on https://www.a...
by bonzadog
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: AIY Projects
Topic: Playback of voice crackles
Replies: 15
Views: 2676

Re: Playback of voice crackles

Dagmar wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:42 pm
Thankfully Adafruit sells them already mounted on a little pcboard for like $7/ea.
Good to know....have you tried it and which microphone did you use?
I wonder if an USB micro. would work, assuming die AIY OS could detect it?
by bonzadog
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: swiss pi - advice request
Replies: 5
Views: 1950

Re: swiss pi - advice request

Lucifer90 wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:08 am
Always here ?
Yes I have a Swiss Pi...

um,yes...well then please tell us about your experience with the board....
by bonzadog
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: AIY Projects
Topic: Playback of voice crackles
Replies: 15
Views: 2676

Re: Playback of voice crackles

Yes, it is a Microphone HW Error. I will have to look around for a replacement.
by bonzadog
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: AIY Projects
Topic: Playback of voice crackles
Replies: 15
Views: 2676

Re: Playback of voice crackles

Is there no further help on this. I have tried rebuilding , new SDs checking wiring.
Still getting noise.
????
by bonzadog
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: AIY Projects
Topic: Playback of voice crackles
Replies: 15
Views: 2676

Re: Playback of voice crackles

6.7.2017 I ,too, have the noise on replay problem. I have: Formatted and rewrote the SD Card with aiyprojects-2017-09-11.img. Checked the microphone cables and found to be OK. I still get noise on replay. So I have written to google support-aiyprojects@google.com It does appear a lot of us have this...
by bonzadog
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pyfirmata: Raspbeery pi and Arduino communication
Replies: 6
Views: 2733

Re: Pyfirmata: Raspbeery pi and Arduino communication

Try sudo pip3 install firmata Trie that and got pi@host1:~ $ sudo pip3 install firmata Collecting firmata Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement firmata (from versions : ) No matching distribution found for firmata BUT sudo pip3 install pyfirmata worked. I now need to find out the ...
by bonzadog
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pyfirmata: Raspbeery pi and Arduino communication
Replies: 6
Views: 2733

Re: Pyfirmata: Raspbeery pi and Arduino communication

25.9.2017

I have a little problem.
After sudo pip pyfirmata I could import pyfirmata from python 2.7 but not in python 3.

I do not wish to use the old Python, so can someone please give me some tips on how to install pyfirmata in python3.

Many thanks
by bonzadog
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: pygame installation problem
Replies: 20
Views: 29998

Re: pygame installation problem

python3 setup.py build cause problems with rights,
sudo python3 setup.py build run but with warnings.
by bonzadog
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Stretch - 2017-08-07
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

Re: Stretch - 2017-08-07

DirkS wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:16 am
There's actually a link to the release notes on the downloads page
http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbi ... _notes.txt
Missed that , thank you.
by bonzadog
Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: STRECH and MQTT
Replies: 86
Views: 77534

Re: STRECH and MQTT

Can you folks explain what part of https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=1201759#p1199879 isn't working for you? Perhaps that works but according to root@test1:/home/pi/Install-Programmes# apt-cache policy mosquitto mosquitto: Installed: (none) Candidate: 1.4.12-0mosquitto1 Version tab...
by bonzadog
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Stretch - 2017-08-07
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

Stretch - 2017-08-07

9.9.2017 Where can I read what the lasted OS Updates has changed and what is new.? Perhaps a link on the download Site to this? It would most helpful to see why and what effect these changes have. There probably is a page that deals with this but I have not found it. I have the impression that this ...
by bonzadog
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED]Stretch OpenCV 3.3.0....
Replies: 16
Views: 29916

Re: [SOLVED]Re: Stretch OpenCV 3.3.0....

@6by9(MOderator) The problem has been solved by using sudo make -j1 . Because cpu is dropping @ 25%. Never used between -j2 to -j4. That will caused freezing. Thank you, Moderator(6by9) :) :) :) :) I am very happy :D :D :D :D :D :D Hi, That -j1 worked for me j2 caused problems. Bonzadog
by bonzadog
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [SOLVED]Stretch OpenCV 3.3.0....
Replies: 16
Views: 29916

Re: Stretch OpenCV 3.3.0....

Raspbian Stretch (probably Lite) install on a Pi2, 16GB card. Following the basic build instructions from http://docs.opencv.org/2.4/doc/tutorials/introduction/linux_install/linux_install.html sudo apt-get install cmake git libgtk2.0-dev pkg-config libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libswscale-dev sudo...

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