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by Yammers
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Plex, Emby, Kodi
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Plex, Emby, Kodi

Good evening. I have been playing around with Plex on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+. I have got the server side of it to work, but when playing movies off it especially 1080p 8mb movies, it plays them but buffers half way through. I have also experimented with OSMC on the raspberry Pi and have found that wh...
by Yammers
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Chown
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Chown

Also how do i undoo these commands

echo "PLEX_MEDIA_SERVER_USER=pi" | sudo tee -a /etc/default/plexmediaserver

sudo chown -R pi:pi /var/lib/plexmediaserver
by Yammers
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Chown
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Chown

Hi there

What is the CHOWN command for allowing the PI to give plex access to my HDD then a folder
by Yammers
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Acess point
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: Acess point

are you using the setting in that guide or are you keying in your own

i was using 192.168.1.144/24 as the Static Ip this is what my router assigns to the pi when plugged in via internet router
by Yammers
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Acess point
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: Acess point

Thanks i am trying an automated script at the moment, there are so many different guides need more consistency
by Yammers
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Acess point
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Acess point

Good evening

I am re-setting up my rasberry pi 3b+ as a wireless access point does this guide still work as it changed since the release of buster

https://github.com/raspberrypi/document ... 1097/files
by Yammers
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HOSTAPD ERROR
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: HOSTAPD ERROR

Ok i have sorted this now.

However i have installed plex meda server and beleive to have configured it correctly. tablet will connect to the access point but when trying to connect to the server it says check connection to see if it is happy. any ideas
by Yammers
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HOSTAPD ERROR
Replies: 3
Views: 115

HOSTAPD ERROR

Good afternoon I am following the guide here for setting up an access point on my rasberry pi https://github.com/raspberrypi/documentation/pull/1097/files however when i try to to the following command sudo systemctl start hostapd I get this response Job for hostapd.service failed because the contro...
by Yammers
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Access point
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Access point

Hi there

Has anyone got a guide on how to set up an access point for using as a portable server using Raspap, i set up the static ip but it does not appear to work
by Yammers
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: OpenVPN
Replies: 2
Views: 174

OpenVPN

Hi has anyone had any luck in getting openvpn to wok on the rasbery pi.

I only ask as i have been told i can run the server on the rasberry pie and then use my lap top to link to it as private tunnel if so can you please explain how you did this
by Yammers
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Accessing the Pi outside of LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Accessing the Pi outside of LAN

Hi

I am trying to figure out how to access my ras pi running OSMC outside of my local area network so that i can update the and share files from my laptop or another location.

any guides on how to do this at all please
by Yammers
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: OSMC help
Replies: 0
Views: 557

OSMC help

by Yammers
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspap
Replies: 0
Views: 98

Raspap

Good Evening I am currently using my RasPI 3B= with OSMC, however i have tried to install Raspap on the same device as well to use to configure access point ect even though i know osmc has this mode built in. i would like to use Raspap cause it does it automaticaly for you and you can configure othe...
by Yammers
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: WireGuard on the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 12
Views: 1289

Re: WireGuard on the Raspberry Pi

How do i set this up to connec to have my laptop at one end running wireguard and then connecting to raspi remotley elsewere also running wire gaud, which it the client and which is the server in this case
by Yammers
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi distros
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Pi distros

Hi there

There was raspi distro that i cam accross a while ago and no i can not find it.

I please its sounds like pitoplay

You install is and it give you a gui interface to select free and paid addons to install any ideas
by Yammers
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VPN
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: VPN

Which one is free lol
by Yammers
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VPN
Replies: 6
Views: 271

VPN

Hi There following on from a previous post about accessing raspberry pi remotely to allo transfer of files over the internet such as updating movies for Kodi etc. is there a free VPN not one of the cloud based ones. that allow me to create a private connection between my rasberry pi and my computer ...
by Yammers
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Ras Pi and Kodi
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Ras Pi and Kodi

Hi there I am tying with the idea of using a Rasberry Pie as Kodi Media Player for Local stored and legal files. This is what I want to do. 1 Use Rasberry Pi 3 + or 4 2. Use OSMC or Latest Kodi Version 3 Connect HDD or SDD up to the Kodi Box 4. I will load the HDD up with relevant movies 5. locate t...
by Yammers
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Iot and iffft
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Re: Iot and iffft

Ok the resson for my thinking is that. I want to use a neo pixel light strip and have it run custom colours modes. I know this can be done with fast led etv for audrino. Howver i want to be able to say for example hey google turn on led strip in rainbow mode then have it play the colours on the stri...
by Yammers
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Iot and iffft
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Re: Iot and iffft

Hi thank you but how would i go about setting up the pi to do this etc any instructions
by Yammers
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Iot and iffft
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Iot and iffft

Hi there is it possible to use ras pi as a local ifft or iot server or adsfruit server so should the internet go down you still have local control of connectec devices.

If so what is avaliable.
by Yammers
Mon May 20, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Running a Raspberry Pi and SSD/HDD Via Battery
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Running a Raspberry Pi and SSD/HDD Via Battery

I have had success running OSMC on raspberry pi and using Kore remote to play the films via my tablet when On holiday abroad. I want to take this a step further and add a battery supply to it to do the following. 1. Power the HDD and or SSD 2tb + 2, Power raspberry Pi 3 maximum length of battery run...
by Yammers
Sun May 19, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspi with battery
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Raspi with battery

Good Evening. I finaly got plex to work on the raspberry pi but i was not that impressed with it, i used OSMC instead found this worked better when streaming movies to my tablets. and that made me come up with another Idea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrJNO5eex9w I want to use raspi along side 1...
by Yammers
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi 4 questions
Replies: 166
Views: 11280

Re: Pi 4 questions

Surgestions for Raspberry Pi 4 What I would like to see as i am intrested in using an SBC for a Nas like the Helios 4 is a Server Bord variation allowing for 4/6 sata ports and transcoding. Also i think that allowing 10inc displays to be added and nvme or m.2. drives to me added as well. I would lik...
by Yammers
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Rasp Ap
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Rasp Ap

Hi there I installed this raspap thinking i would be easier the manualy installing it in stretch. i changed the ssid name gave myself a static Ip Address and enabled access point client mode to work when connected to internet. i rebooted the system and the access point dissapeared and would not re-a...

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