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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:18 pm

PINN FULL has not been updated yet for offline installation, but any version of PINN will always use the latest version of Raspbian if connected to the internet
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:51 pm

PirateBox is now available through PINN.
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:28 pm

Retropie updated to v4.5.1
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:44 pm

Hello,

after several days of not touching Pinn at all (v.3.3c - July 24 2019) - just let it boot - i wanted to backup my perfectly running Raspbian.

This is now impossible - it worked before .Now i get the attached message,

And at the start Pinn tells me "Error downloading distribution List..." Pic attached.

Where is my problem?

Thanks in advance
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:33 pm

It looks like you installed:
  • Raspbian FULL,
  • Retropie2
  • LibreELEC_rpi2
  • Xbian_rpi3
  • ProjectSpace-1
using Matt's webs page to customise the partition sizes.

The first error message is due to my mistake. :oops:
I have just updated retropie to v4.5.1 and inadvertently changed its name from retropie2 to retropie3. Matt's webpage can therefore no longer find the original files and errors out. Apologies. I have just restored the old retropie2, so it should work again, although you might have to wait up to 24 hours for Matt's webpage to refresh its data. In the meantime, you could try a couple of things:
1. exclude retropie from the backup
2. Edit recovery.cmdline and remove the 'alt_image_source="...." option
3. Try only selecting 1 OS at a time to backup, to avoid errors in one OS preventing you backing up the others. Then post what is still problematic.

It should be possible to backup raspbian_full, so I'm not sure why it claims an update is required. Maybe that is due to the first error, or it could just be due to the version of Raspbian you installed - what version/date do you have installed? If removing alt_image_source does not fix it, let me know and we will fix it another way.

It will not be possible to backup Xbian using PINN because it uses a BTRFS file system. You will have to do this manually, I'm afraid.

Sorry for the unexpected inconvenience.
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:09 pm

Hello,

thank you for your fast response.

I didn't want to backup retropie (deleted already a few months ago from Pinn)

I only had checked Raspbian full for backup. That was the only OS.

Before i try other things i will wait for the correct list on Matts side and see if that changes the behaviour.

Xbian is also already deleted months ago - but it still shows up in the download error. I will remove the alt_image_source...option.

Although i think it is not the reason for the error, as all earlier backups were perfect.

I think the second error is depending on the first (unable to download) error.

Let's wait and see.

It is not a real üproblem for me , so don't worry ;)

Regards
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:06 pm

So today i started another try to backup Raspbian.
The first result (changing nothing) resulted in the same error messages as mentioned above..

I then changed recovery.cmdline and started Pinn again.

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Result: the Start-message doesn't show anymore,
but it is still impossible to make a backup of Raspbian.


https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/down ... w&id=32717

The error-message is the same as before.(unsupported ....)

Any ideas?

Attached my Pinn configuration.

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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:29 pm

ok,

just tested the other backups.

Libreelec : no problem

Openplotter and Raspbian : both unable to backup ... unsupported ...

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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:40 pm

I meant that you should remove the whole of the "alt_image_source" option, not just the part between the quotes.
You will also need to remove the "no_default_source" option and ensure you are connected to the internet.
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:29 pm

Yesssss :D :D

I changed recovery cmdline according to your suggestion and everything is working again.

Thank you, Procount
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:05 pm

Any new dates since 3.3c?

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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:12 pm

Not yet, but working on the next release. ;)
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Batocera ha moved to new website

Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:42 am

I have a RasBerry 3B+ and using PINN v3.3c

I am trying to install Batocera in PINN, but the installation will fail.
In the debug-log I can see that the install-script is trying to use the link:
http://batocera-linux.xorhub.com/

But now the Batocera has moved to another website: https://batocera.org/
So the install-script will not work anymore.

Is it possible to install Batocera manually or change the install-script?
I can download the RasBerry image from the new website, but how to change the install script to use the image I downloaded my self?

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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:12 pm

@DalaMicke

Should be sorted now :)
Just reboot and try to install again.
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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:06 pm

Now It works!
Thanks for fast support!

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Re: STICKY: PINN - An enhanced version of NOOBS.

Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:54 pm

PINN has been updated to v3.3.2

V3.3.2
  • Joystick - Added support for USB Joysticks/Gamepads (Xbox-style)
  • Silentinstall - Fixed a bug when silent-installing from the network
  • VirtualKeyboard - Added a Virtual Keyboard for wifi and option dialogs
  • Missing MBR fix - Fix to allow SD cards formatted without an MBR to be used
It has been a while since the last update, but I hope the wait was worth it.

Gamers update
I guess you can say this release is mostly for the gamers out there. There have been some long outstanding requests for joystick and gamepad control of the PINN user interface, but finally support for some controllers has been added.
PINN supports USB controllers that that can use the XPAD driver. This means most XBOX style controllers. I haven't tested PS/2 controllers.
Some standard key mappings are provided in a similar manner to the CEC mappings for TV remotes. If these are not suitable, you can create your own `joy_keys.json` file and map them differently. Please see joy_keys.md for details.

Virtual Keyboard
In keeping with users who prefer to use game controllers instead of a keyboard, I have added a virtual onscreen keyboard in some places, such as for configuring the wifi password, or changing the configuration options. This should be useable with Joysticks, CEC TV remotes, mouse or touchscreens. Unfortunately, the keyboard cannot be moved around the screen for technical reasons, so it includes a slide control to make it transparent and make the screen underneath visible.

Fixes
A fix has been added to improve silentinstall of OSes over the network.
A fix to allow SD cards to be used that have been erroneously formatted without an MBR has also been added. Not all use cases have been tested yet, but it seems to work sufficiently. If you spot any unusual behaviour, please report it, preferably as a github issue.
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