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by geev03
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: buster10 32 bit-external 120g SSD won't mount
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: buster10 32 bit-external 120g SSD won't mount

A 120G ssd, taken from aPi3B moodlebox https://moodlebox.net/en/what-is-moodlebox/ connects without any problem to Pi4-4.
by geev03
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: How to install efficient VNC on Raspbian
Replies: 15
Views: 517

Re: How to install efficient VNC on Raspbian

For remote connection from Raspbian to a Windows 10 device, remmina appears to the best tool available.

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sudo apt install remmina
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by geev03
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Eoan re-release: Call for testing
Replies: 32
Views: 976

Re: Eoan re-release: Call for testing

The display resolution on a FHD monitor was 1824x984. Got it corrected to 1920x1080 by adding
'disable_overscan=1' in the config.txt followed by a reboot :mrgreen:

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sudo nano /boot/firmware/config.txt
	
add the following at the end

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disable_overscan=1
by geev03
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Eoan re-release: Call for testing
Replies: 32
Views: 976

Re: Eoan re-release: Call for testing

... I managed to get the sound to work by adding "dtparam=audio=on" and "hdmi_drive=2" to my config.txt My workaround for the BT issue was to install pi-bluetooth (sudo apt-install pi-bluetooth) and reboot ... Thanks a lot. Sound , wifi etc are all working now. Docker is also up and running smoothl...
by geev03
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Apache Server, FTP -SSL Servrr, YouTubeTv, Netflix & Emulators on a Pi 4 4GB (Multiply if necessary)
Replies: 13
Views: 691

Re: Apache Server, FTP -SSL Servrr, YouTubeTv, Netflix & Emulators on a Pi 4 4GB (Multiply if necessary)

.... Being a Windows guy, learning the OS will take some time, but I look forward to the opportunity since I have an excellent reason to learn it. Thanks in advance for the suggestions, Bob Please look into WsL in Windows 10 - 64bit (home/professional/enterprise etc.) to learn Linux and try out a L...
by geev03
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Rachel-Pi anyone ?
Replies: 20
Views: 9749

Re: Rachel-Pi anyone ?

RACHEL ,on SSD, attached to the USB port of a MoodleBox https://moodlebox.net/en/what-is-moodlebox/ can bring the advantages of OERs without the 'distractions from surfing the web' ..
by geev03
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Urgent security issue in NGINX/php-fpm
Replies: 5
Views: 703

Re: Urgent security issue in NGINX/php-fpm

Fixed in Debian. Should be fixed when 7.3.11-1~deb10u1 makes its way to Raspbian, if it hasn't already. https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DSA-4553-1 Looks like the fix is now with Raspbian. Upgraded an existing NGINX/php-fpm MoodleBox https://moodlebox.net/en/what-is-moodlebox/ to the lat...
by geev03
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?
Replies: 8
Views: 2945

Re: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?

... FYI, MoodleBox already works on RPi4: https://moodlebox.net/en/news/version-3.0.0/. Brilliant, everything works '100% out of box' on rPi4-4. login as: moodlebox moodlebox@192.168.1.136's password: Linux moodlebox 4.19.66-v7l+ #1253 SMP Thu Aug 15 12:02:08 BST 2019 armv7l This is MoodleBox versi...
by geev03
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?
Replies: 8
Views: 2945

Re: what e-learning software does the foundation use to compile its webpages?

mina wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:24 pm
And Moodle runs even on RPi: https://moodlebox.net/. 8-)
Yes, and on rPi4-4 the efficiency will further increase . Hope the Moodle experience on Ubuntu 19.10,rPi4-4, will encourage the emergence of a 'rPi4-4 MoodleBox'
by geev03
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4
Replies: 27
Views: 2253

Re: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4

After the reboot Kernel changed to 'Kernel: 5.3.0-1008-raspi2' , solving several problems. XRDP works 'out of the box' :D . Last login: Fri Nov 8 17:43:28 2019 from 192.168.1.75 ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ neofetch .-/+oossssoo+/-. ubuntu@ubuntu `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ------------- -+ssssssssssssssssssyyssss...
by geev03
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4
Replies: 27
Views: 2253

Re: Can’t install Ubuntu on RPI 4

download the 64 bit version 19.10 from this page... https://ubuntu.com/download/iot/raspberry-pi you need a 16Gb sd-card minimum....use etcher to flash the image... ..... i think that is the basics 4 you or whoever reads this post....been a long day.... Thank you, it was easy to get it all working ...
by geev03
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: emerge, ebuild, binhost
Replies: 20
Views: 3093

Re: emerge, ebuild, binhost

What to do if what you want to emerge is "masked". Copying this here as I fully expect to lose it again. Ok, found the wiki and Gentoo Handbook. https://github.com/sakaki-/gentoo-on-rpi-64bit#installing-new-packages-under-gentoo Sakaki writes great wiki's, but if you don't read them you cannot find...
by geev03
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Text-based web browsers: w3m and lynx
Replies: 1
Views: 588

Text-based web browsers: w3m and lynx

w3m, text-based web browser which runs inside the terminal, supports and renders several elements which other terminal-based browsers cannot like images, tables, tabs or frames. Installation is quick without resorting to compilation .. sudo emerge w3m Lynx is very lightweight and minimal since it do...
by geev03
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)
Replies: 407
Views: 93169

Re: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)

sakaki wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:38 pm
All,

....
This may take a number of hours to complete, and is best run overnight. It will also upgrade your kernel and boot firmware, so once complete, reboot. ....

best, sakaki
The upgrade is now completed ( in less than 2 hours :) )
by geev03
Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)
Replies: 407
Views: 93169

Re: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)

.... Now for one quick question. I run my Pi on the third monitor of my desktop setup. It only has two HDMI ports and I also have a Windows 10 "brick" computer (~5"x5"x2") that I rarely use to play poker and connects to the same monitor. ecause of that I use a HDMI switch to flip between the Pi and...
by geev03
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) released
Replies: 81
Views: 16126

Re: Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) released

' Kernel: 5.3.0-1007-raspi2' :) ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ neofetch .-/+oossssoo+/-. ubuntu@ubuntu `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ------------- -+ssssssssssssssssssyyssss+- OS: Ubuntu 19.10 aarch64 .ossssssssssssssssssdMMMNysssso. Host: Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.1 /ssssssssssshdmmNNmmyNMMMMhssssss/ Kernel: 5.3.0...
by geev03
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)
Replies: 407
Views: 93169

Re: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)

Hello, If you'd like to install and run precompiled Flatpak apps on your Gentoo RPi4 (or RPi3), please see my new wiki entry here . Once set up as described therein, you can choose from a wide catalogue of prebuilt aarch64 and arm (32-bit) packages. .... Flatpak apps come with all dependencies bund...
by geev03
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Fixing Startup Error when Running Geogebra on Debian Stretch
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: Fixing Startup Error when Running Geogebra on Debian Stretch

In the latest Raspbian Buster, on a Pi4-4 ,GeoGebra starts up without any errors ... pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo -i root@raspberrypi:~# apt install geogebra Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: junit...
by geev03
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Rasmol - 'Molecular Renderer'
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Rasmol - 'Molecular Renderer'

"..Before RasMol, visualization software ran on graphics workstations that, due to their cost, were less accessible to scholars. RasMol continues to be important for research in structural biology, and has become important in education..." ---- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RasMol pi@raspberrypi:~ $...
by geev03
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Wrong default keyboard on boot - gentoo 64-bit
Replies: 5
Views: 1443

Re: Wrong default keyboard on boot - gentoo 64-bit

Hi, I can't seem to get a "US" keyboard recognized as such at the login prompt. Once I'm logged in it is set up correctly. I though if I wrote keymap="us" in /etc/conf.d/keymaps and then rebooted this would work, but it doesn't. Any suggestions on how to fix this are greatly appreciated. Thanks, Ra...
by geev03
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: New Raspbian Buster image (Sep. 2019)
Replies: 21
Views: 3553

Re: New Raspbian Buster image (Sep. 2019)

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pi@raspberrypi:~ $ uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.19.75-v7l+ #1270 SMP Tue Sep 24 18:51:41 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux
by geev03
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)
Replies: 407
Views: 93169

Re: Updated 64-bit Gentoo Image for RPi3 Released (now also for RPi3B+ and RPi4B)

....... ...... If this kernel works for you, please let me know and I'll unmask it globally. Best, sakaki After the reboot, the programs are all working as before. Looking forward to using the gentoo ' rpi-4.19.74 kernel' soon and reading new articles in place of the gloomy ones like https://www.in...
by geev03
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: 'Qalculate! - the ultimate desktop calculator'
Replies: 0
Views: 1290

'Qalculate! - the ultimate desktop calculator'

'Qalculate! https://qalculate.github.io/ is a multi-purpose cross-platform desktop calculator. It is simple to use but provides power and versatility normally reserved for complicated math packages, as well as useful tools for everyday needs (such as currency conversion and percent calculation). Fea...
by geev03
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: BASIC256
Replies: 0
Views: 261

BASIC256

sudo apt install basic256 ".. Its main focus is to provide a simple and comprehensive environment for middle/high school students to learn the basics of computer programming. Basic-256 is a simple version of BASIC, the code editor, text output window and graphics editor window are all visible in th...
by geev03
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Pi4 64-bit raspbian kernel for testing - Focus on Pi4
Replies: 270
Views: 53121

Re: Pi4 64-bit raspbian kernel for testing - Focus on Pi4

Finding it difficult to run Docker :( "WARN[2019-09-06T12:41:11.718042745+01:00] Your kernel does not support swap memory limit WARN[2019-09-06T12:41:11.718103577+01:00] Your kernel does not support cgroup cfs period WARN[2019-09-06T12:41:11.718179780+01:00] Your kernel does not support cgroup cfs q...

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