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by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Buster after resize of /root and adding a partition cant boot.
Replies: 10
Views: 159

Re: Jessie after resize of /root and adding a partition cant boot.

download and install raspbian bvuster - https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Thank you. I had seen a Jessie download page for Pi 2 days ago , hence downloaded it. You are mistaken Jessie went end of life 2 years ago, Stretch became end of life 2 months ago and now we have Buster: https:/...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Red screen
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Red screen

Hi. From the little information you have supplied I would suggest you check you have the HDMI cable pushed all the way in at both ends, without further information about how you pi is connected to the display and what display you are using there is little more we can offer in the way of help. Sorry...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android
Replies: 6
Views: 191

Re: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android

bomblord wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:37 am
Beorn_Bear wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:23 am
Steam does work on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+.
Ignoring everything else. How did you get Steam to install and run on a Raspberry pi 3B+?

Likely refering to the Steam Link which is completely different to Steam:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/steam- ... pberry-pi/
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: "Same" image on genuine PI (ARM) and Virtualbox (x86)
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: "Same" image on genuine PI (ARM) and Virtualbox (x86)

Hello all, I'm sure this is a question which has been asked (and answered) before, but I haven't been able to work out the correct search terms. Apologies for this - please point me to the correct FAQ in that case. What I"m trying to do is this: For a module here at UoP, we are preparing a Raspberr...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry Pi TV HEAD for DTMB format TV Signal
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Raspberry Pi TV HEAD for DTMB format TV Signal

Hi all, I am planning to build a TV Box project that receive Hong Kong TV signal where the TV signal is in DTMB format and display the live signal in the screen. However, on the internet, i can only find a Raspberry Pi TV HAT for DVB format. May i know any suggestion from you guys? or any format to...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connect E-paper display to Raspberry Pi Zero W
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: Connect E-paper display to Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm thinking of buying Raspberry Pi Zero W and an E-Ink display I found here: https://www.waveshare.com/2.13inch-e-paper.htm The question is how am I supposed to cennect it. Is it as simple as plug the connector into the board or are there any more steps necessary? You need the HAT version: https:/...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: double cpu's
Replies: 5
Views: 267

Re: double cpu's

how much effort would it be to make a raspberry pi pro, with 2 SoC's on it and 80 GPIO pins instead of 40? im just curious on how mush effort that would take and wether it can be done or not As it appears no one has needed a dual SoC, most ARM Servers use something like: https://www.extremetech.com...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Boots Raspbian, But Not Retropie
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Boots Raspbian, But Not Retropie

I have tried update, upgrade, and rpi-update to no avail. I have installed the latest version of Raspbian on another 8gb SD card and it booted just fine. I have it hooked up to the internet via ethernet as the unit is not showing wifi or bluetooth capability. When booting from the Retropie SD card ...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: VNC over USB
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: VNC over USB

The zero, zero W, 3A+ (I think) and 4B+ (again I think) can use the USB port as an Ethernet connection. I find it solid for both VNC and SSH though the Zeros are not great at the desktop. See https://www.thepolyglotdeveloper.com/2016/06/connect-raspberry-pi-zero-usb-cable-ssh/ fir set up details. O...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI 3 installing Ethereum Wallet
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Raspberry PI 3 installing Ethereum Wallet

Hello everyone Im working on a private Blockchain with a computer as miner and 4 Raspberry PIs as light nodes. They are Raspberry PI 3 (with Touchscreen) with Rasbian installed. Everything is connected and works. Now I want to install the Mist Browser with the Ethereum wallet, because I want to tra...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android
Replies: 6
Views: 191

Re: Game Emulation on Raspberry PI 4 - Steam / Google Play for Android

I have Alexa install on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+. However, it will not currently work on the Raspberry Pi 4. I can use youtube videos well when it is connected via ethernet cable. However, I am concerned about how the Raspberry PI 4 will perform with videos on dual monitors. I used dual monitors for my...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: custom SoC
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: custom SoC

Why doesn't the raspberry pi have a custom arm SoC, they can be cheaper and made to do the things you want them to do. AFAIAA there are no other Products currently being sold which have the same Broadcom SoC as the Raspberry Pi SBC & Compute Module families. So how do you define Custom and how much...
by fruitoftheloom
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: VNC over USB
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: VNC over USB

Hi there, I’m a university lecturer, we are planning to introduce the raspberry pi 4 in our classes next year. We are however experiencing problems connecting to the pi. The problem is the following: - We don’t have a classroom with LCD, keyboards and mouses. We only have the students’s laptops. - ...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Boots Raspbian, But Not Retropie
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Boots Raspbian, But Not Retropie

Hello everyone, I am really new to the Raspberry Pi scene so please go easy on me...I was given a few Raspberry Pi machines to mess around with, and one of them was a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ I wanted to use for myself. Problem: The Pi came with an 8gb SD card that has Raspbian installed or well it says "...
by fruitoftheloom
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Cluster Projects?
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Cluster Projects?

I have seen some very interesting looking Raspberry Pi clusters made, however I fail to understand the point of them. Dont get me wrong, i understand the power of clustering these devices together, but what specific projects are people working on that requires a cluster? Thanks! https://www.pidramb...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lightweight word processor (alternative to LibreOffice Writer)?
Replies: 25
Views: 630

Re: Lightweight word processor (alternative to LibreOffice Writer)?

cspan wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:34 pm
How about Focuswriter?

Never heard of this one, but appears to be in repositories:

https://packages.debian.org/buster/focuswriter

https://gottcode.org/focuswriter/
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Headless installation problems (yes, again)
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Headless installation problems (yes, again)

Yet another newbie fighting and losing the battle to install RPi. I bought a Pi Zero and an SD card pre-installed with Raspbian specifically so I could set it up headlessly. Yes, I am well aware that SSH is disabled by default. I plugged the card into my MacOS and a single volume was mounted. Confu...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Unable to install alongside with NOOBS
Replies: 3
Views: 82

Re: Unable to install alongside with NOOBS

I'm trying to install several OSes with NOOBS (such as Windows IoT core), but it's not letting me install alongside my already existing OS (Raspbian.) How do I fix this? OS: Raspbian, installed with NOOBS Internet connections: Ethernet, Wifi (Raspbian installed offline) Pi type: 2 B V1.1 OS version...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: DIY HDMI Capture Device (Help me)
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: DIY HDMI Capture Device (Help me)

Hello! The Project I am researching a project and need help. I want to try and build an HDMI Recorder with the Raspberry pi. (I am opened to other options but thought with the new Pi 4 it could be a good start here. Examples: So what do I mean by HDMI recorder? Well I want to build my own devices t...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Can i run a ark survival evolved server?
Replies: 4
Views: 6865

Re: Can i run a ark survival evolved server?

Ok so, I just got my first raspberry pie and I had the same question. It seems to me that I remember way back in the day that ppl used to use the pie to network a shitload of video cards together for cryptocurrency mining. Why then cant the same be done to create a decent game server? Nothing has C...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Kali first boot stuck
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Kali first boot stuck

LTolledo wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:44 pm
Have you confirmed that Kali has been re-built to run on the RPi4B?
are you really sure?
can you give us the link that claims that it does?

https://www.offensive-security.com/kali ... rm-images/

Yes supported, only took a few clicks...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lightweight word processor (alternative to LibreOffice Writer)?
Replies: 25
Views: 630

Re: Lightweight word processor (alternative to LibreOffice Writer)?

There used to be several alternatives to the full-blown office suites, but as the number of people with limited RAM and CPU capacity has dwindled so has interest and development of office software with a smaller memory footprint. So, what's still out there? And specifically: what's available for ra...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Keyboard Configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: Keyboard Configuration

Hi I am new to Raspberry Pi and am configuring my first ever set up. I am having trouble configuring the keyboard, which is a bog standard USB Dell keyboard so that I can use symbols over the numbers. For example the brackets ( ) etc. These are pretty fundamental to enable me to teach my new pupils...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian Buster and VNC Problem
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Raspbian Buster and VNC Problem

I have for some time successfully accessed my RaspberryPi model B, running Raspbian Jessie( 8), from my MacBook using VNC over WiFi. I recently upgraded the Pi OS to Raspbian Buster (10) and now can longer access the Pi. (VNC Viewer on the Mac reports "User or Password incorrect"). I have set the V...
by fruitoftheloom
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Kali first boot stuck
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Kali first boot stuck

djkayce wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:28 pm
Booted my Pi 4 with raspbian fine. Moved on to a Kali image on a second SD, boot is stuck in a repeat of:

IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
brcmfmac: power management disabled

Your thoughts please?

Kali support their software:

https://forums.kali.org/

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