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by fruitoftheloom
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: How does MotionEye work?
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: How does MotionEye work?

This appears to be the best video on setting up a video network using MotionEye. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YUM7jio6dk This tutorial has "How to set up multiple network Raspberry Pi security cameras" https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-security-camera/ My results on a Raspberry Pi 3B+: 1) A l...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is RPi a den of con artists?
Replies: 13
Views: 337

Re: Is RPi a den of con artists?

This appears to be the best video on setting up a video network using MotionEye. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YUM7jio6dk This tutorial has "How to set up multiple network Raspberry Pi security cameras" https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-security-camera/ My results on a Raspberry Pi 3B+: 1) A l...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Queries about the Raspberry Pi Desktop
Replies: 9
Views: 165

Re: Queries about the Raspberry Pi Desktop

Is it recommended to install the Raspberry Pi Desktop on a completely fresh pc? Depends on what kind of "pc" you're asking about. If you are referring to Raspberry Pi computers, well, the Raspberry Pi Desktop is just the GUI (graphical user interface). The official operating system for Raspberry Pi...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Queries about the Raspberry Pi Desktop
Replies: 9
Views: 165

Re: Queries about the Raspberry Pi Desktop

so for example, if I want to type these codes into a terminal, I have to use the raspbian itself right? https://sixfab.com/tutorial-4-raspberry-pi-youtubefacebook-live-video-streamer-with-sixfab-3glte-shields/ sorry, I'm a complete newbie to this so I appreciate all the help I can get That 2016 tut...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Queries about the Raspberry Pi Desktop
Replies: 9
Views: 165

Re: Queries about the Raspberry Pi Desktop

ethan0 wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:39 am
Is it recommended to install the Raspberry Pi Desktop on a completely fresh pc?

You can dual boot x86 Windows & Linux !
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please I need help i am a noob, how would i connect raspberry pi 3 b+ to my chromebook.
Replies: 31
Views: 674

Re: Please I need help i am a noob, how would i connect raspberry pi 3 b+ to my chromebook.

I would like to thank everyone who helped me along the way especially Hawaiianpi. I did it I am finally in like Flin, after trials and tribulations I finally figured out how to connect with WiFi and my Chromebook. Now its on to learning more about Linux and raspberry pi. Again this is my first go i...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: Dell Embedded Box PC 5000 GPIO operation
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Dell Embedded Box PC 5000 GPIO operation

Hi Dear Fellows, I am using Dell embedded Box PC 5000 for an electrical substation application. The application running in PC is critical, so I want to monitor, if the application is running or not? Along with this, I want to monitor the Power Supply, Temperature, etc... Will it be possible to use ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Raspberry Pi as RNDIS Host
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: Raspberry Pi as RNDIS Host

Hi, I am working on a project which has an Embedded controller supporting RNDIS Slave function. I am planning to use Raspberry Pi as RNDIS Host instead of a Windows PC which consumes a lot of power and generates noise. I need your help to configure a Raspberry pi as RNDIS Host. Any resource or poin...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Where is printers
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Where is printers

Thanks for this. Menu now contains said item. Unfortunately more action seems to be required to activate printing, which I cannot fathom. The following error messages appear: Printing service not available. Start service on this computer …. CUPS server error.. : failed to connect to server. Help > ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Apple Carplay
Replies: 27
Views: 45066

Re: Apple Carplay

actually i not tested yet but maybe u can install android auto onto pi and u just have to buy a “carplay usb dongle for android headunits” there are a lot on ali and etc. I presume until someone pays £35.00: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32826755246.html Then runs OprnAuto on a Raspberry Pi: http...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Setting up Logitech Webcam on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Setting up Logitech Webcam on Raspberry Pi

Hello everyone. I was wondering if anyone knows how to set up a webcam to work as a camera and mic on a raspberry pi. So far my raspberry pi recognizes the webcam. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ arecord -l **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices **** pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04ca:0058 Lite...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Nano Thermal Printer
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Re: Nano Thermal Printer

Hi, I am also battling with the Nano Thermal printer. I am trying to build the " Instant Camera using Rasberry Pi and Thermal Printer by P. Burgess. I bought the Rasberry Pi A3+ but now understand this unit is not compatible with the Nano Thermal Printer TTL ( TX RX) serial! Anyone have a similar p...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Future of the Raspberry Desktop
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Future of the Raspberry Desktop

With the currently available, quite capable hardware and a possible longer wait for a next gen platform, I was wondering about a possible stronger focus on the software in the meantime. With reference to a thread about the status of Wayland from last year, I would like to discuss possible overhauls...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Usb dvb
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Usb dvb

Mafia8540 wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:42 pm
DarkPlatinum wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:27 pm
What are you planning on doing with the DVB stick?? Aircraft tracking? Watching TV?
I just want to watch tv

Try the latest release of OpenElec / TV nuHeadend:

https://openelec.tv/downloads

https://openelec.tv/documentation/confi ... -tvheadend
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: How do I get the piserver tool to pull from a specific AD OU?
Replies: 7
Views: 146

Re: How do I get the piserver tool to pull from a specific AD OU?

IDK, maybe from the terminal. The GUI doesn't seem to provide any advanced options for configuring LDAP. Also I found that once I set up an LDAP connection, there's nowhere in the GUI to modify it. I thought I'd try this tool since it comes preloaded on Raspbian, but I might have to look into other...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: How do I get the piserver tool to pull from a specific AD OU?
Replies: 7
Views: 146

Re: How do I get the piserver tool to pull from a specific AD OU?

IDK, maybe from the terminal. The GUI doesn't seem to provide any advanced options for configuring LDAP. Also I found that once I set up an LDAP connection, there's nowhere in the GUI to modify it. I thought I'd try this tool since it comes preloaded on Raspbian, but I might have to look into other...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: RPDesktop on Buster ?
Replies: 9
Views: 135

Re: RPDesktop on Buster ?

Yes, we follow the appropriate mailing lists. Despite being in freeze, our packages still get bumped by newer versions and there are still plenty of packages left to port across. Is the plan to release a dual 32/64 bit desktop or stick to the 32 bit desktop (ignoring the kernel as that seems to be ...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Usb dvb
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Usb dvb

Mafia8540 wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:43 pm
i bought usb dvb stick rtl2832 with the new sony d2837er chip and i can not start it with dvb-c i have no drivers
where to download drivers

There is a section in this page regards RTL2832 / CXD2837 which may be worth a perusal ??

https://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Astrometa_DVB-T2
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Where is printers
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Where is printers

As a newbie struggling a bit with raspbian, I can find no reference to printing or printers in the desktop. I wish to install a networked postscript printer (Lexmark) but am unable to find any link to printers. Help needed please. I also would like to give the Pi a static IP address (for a future w...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera Module Setup
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Camera Module Setup

Hello, I have a RasPi 3B+. I'm trying to connect a camera to the on board connection. I've followed the steps to set it up in the config menu, but the "camera" option does not appear. I have performed the update and upgrade options in the terminal, but it still is not there. Any ideas? Thanks. Jeff...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: RPDesktop on Buster ?
Replies: 9
Views: 135

Re: RPDesktop on Buster ?

ShiftPlusOne wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:55 am
The short version would be that we are still working on Buster. Rebuilding for x86 at this point wouldn't be worth it because things will still change a lot before the release.

Debian Buster is not far off release:

https://release.debian.org/buster/freeze_policy.html
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Interfacing Xiaomi Mi Band with raspberry pi?
Replies: 4
Views: 3431

Re: Interfacing Xiaomi Mi Band with raspberry pi?

Hello, I am also interested in the topic of connecting Xiaomi Mi Band via Bluetooth to another device, could you do it? We can create working groups, connect through email or any platform to find the solution and if we have to work together in a team. thank you The OP berrypie Joined:Tue Apr 19, 20...
by fruitoftheloom
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Headless Remote Access R Pi from Mac without R Pi connected to internet (P2P solution?)
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Headless Remote Access R Pi from Mac without R Pi connected to internet (P2P solution?)

I have a R Pi B+ and Mac OS, I was wondering, is it possible to ssh or remote into my R Pi when R Pi isn't connected to the network? I've ssh'd into R Pi when on my home network, but I was hoping to work on it on the go from my laptop. Raspbian Stretch with Desktop includes RealVNC: https://www.ras...
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: ADC
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: ADC

wiem wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:31 am
hi , i have to use ADC convertor with a sound sensor .
however i didn't find the data sheet of the convertor

http://wiki.52pi.com/index.php/RPI-ADS1 ... KU:EP-0076
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Vérrry old versions - magic place with updates?
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Re: Vérrry old versions - magic place with updates?

Super thanks for the explanation. I honestly didn't know that. As long as I am not rinding a dead horse (an OS which will never be updated), I'm just fine with using stable software which is one or two years old. I am so happy that I am not longer dependent of an inexpensive laptop. I found somethi...

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