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by Moonmarch
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Problems formatting SD Card & loading
Replies: 9
Views: 248

Re: Problems formatting SD Card & loading

When you connect the SD card reader with the SD card inserted in the SD card slot the RPI computer will mount the SD card automatically you can verify the mounted SD card using the command in the terminal: sudo fdisk -l Actually you don't need to run the fdisk command you should see a shortcut appea...
by Moonmarch
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi 4 B for $35?
Replies: 8
Views: 413

Re: Pi 4 B for $35?

The $35 price tag for the RPI computer is more of a charity price tag for people interested in programming the retail price tag for the RPI4B will start at $45 for the RPI4B 1GB board only if you purchased the complete starter kit which includes the case for the computer, SD card, power supply, and ...
by Moonmarch
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cannot figure out how to use multiple .IMG files on DOSBOX
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Cannot figure out how to use multiple .IMG files on DOSBOX

The reason why I did not install Windows 3 using DOSBox would be, because I don't actually have a reason to use Windows 3, and Windows 3 is not the same as Windows 95 or Windows 98 I don't even know what programs can be installed on Windows 3 I would say Windows 95 would have a better software libra...
by Moonmarch
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remove GUI (NOOBS)
Replies: 6
Views: 212

Re: Remove GUI (NOOBS)

Before you start installing OS images on a SD card you will need a SD card reader I use a SD card to USB adapter you should be able to purchase at a electronics store for around $20 or you can purchase from a online store which will be cheaper you decide, after you have access to the SD card reader ...
by Moonmarch
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Bigger Icons and Menu Bars
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: Bigger Icons and Menu Bars

When you open Raspberry Pi Configuration using the Applications Menu the RPI logo button under Preferences you will see a option in the Display tab called Pixel Doubling I don't use Pixel Doubling this adds a 2x zoom to the desktop you can increase the desktop screen size using Pixel doubling, chang...
by Moonmarch
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Buying more than one Pi zero?
Replies: 25
Views: 799

Re: Buying more than one Pi zero?

Why would shipping costs be 5 Euros if you purchased a RPI0 only the board not the starter kit the computer would be shipped in a letter not a box you should search for websites with either low shipping costs or free shipping, if you needed the order expedited or delivered within 2 days then yes shi...
by Moonmarch
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which 20" + touch monitors are known to work with Rpi's
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Which 20" + touch monitors are known to work with Rpi's

Here is my idea with using a large touch screen with the RPI computer if you lower the desktop resolution instead of using the native screen resolution the desktop will appear larger which means touch response should be more precise, in comparison to using a 7 inch touch screen which is not bad at t...
by Moonmarch
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Videos crashed in raspberry PI 4
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Videos crashed in raspberry PI 4

I know there was a new update for Raspbian that was released recently well at least that is what I saw in the latest tech news new updates can solve problems at the same time cause new problems if you are overclocking the RPI computer I recommend disabling the overclock parameters the try overclocki...
by Moonmarch
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Zero - Version 2?
Replies: 63
Views: 2049

Re: Raspberry Pi Zero - Version 2?

Here is the real reason why Raspbian is moving towards a 64 bit release this is because, of Linux well I was going to say Ubuntu if people didn't know the latest release of Ubuntu is 64 bit only if you had plans to use a 32 bit operating system based on Ubuntu you would need to use Kubutu, Lubuntu, ...
by Moonmarch
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Zero - Version 2?
Replies: 63
Views: 2049

Re: Raspberry Pi Zero - Version 2?

The price of the RPI compute module with the computer module board will cost more than what people would actually pay to have a RPI computer which is far from a $5 price tag actually the computer module with the board would cost more than the RPI4 2GB starter kit, to be honest I did not consider the...
by Moonmarch
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Zero - Version 2?
Replies: 63
Views: 2049

Re: Raspberry Pi Zero - Version 2?

I would say the next RPI0 model can skip the USB ports, Bluetooth chip, the WiFi chip, even any audio connectors to lower costs to a $5 retail price, because these accessories or features can actually be added on the computer using GPIO extension boards that would include certain accessories that wi...
by Moonmarch
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firefox ESR onRaspberry Pi B+
Replies: 9
Views: 387

Re: Firefox ESR onRaspberry Pi B+

I overclock the RAM, and GPU frequency on the RPI3 which surprisingly does help there was a day when my RPI computer would refuse to boot then I had to use a SD card with NOOBS the difference in performance when using stock computer speeds compared to a overclocked RPI computer is surprisingly notic...
by Moonmarch
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DOSBox 0.74-3 MSDOS x86 emulator
Replies: 23
Views: 5213

Re: DOSBox 0.74-3 MSDOS x86 emulator

If you are using DOSBox-SVN do not change config.h well you can change config.h if you know how to adjust the parameters manually if you are using RPI3 to compile DOSBox-SVN follow the guide that I wrote that is in this same forum topic, after using the ./configure command you will see I did not inc...
by Moonmarch
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firefox ESR onRaspberry Pi B+
Replies: 9
Views: 387

Re: Firefox ESR onRaspberry Pi B+

I'm not entirely sure how this synchronizing with your Google account system is usable either I logged into my GMail using Chromium then I stayed logged in since that day happened, Google accounts uses a 2 step verification security system before you are able to use your Google account on any websit...
by Moonmarch
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DOSBox 0.74-3 MSDOS x86 emulator
Replies: 23
Views: 5213

Re: DOSBox 0.74-3 MSDOS x86 emulator

If you are compiling DOSBox version 0.74-3 with TARGETCPU ARMV7LE you will see the program will not compile if you had plans to compile DOSBox with dynrec available using ARMV7LE as the TARGETCPU compile dosbox-code-0 which is DOSBox from the SourceForge repository, the SVN version of DOSBox can use...
by Moonmarch
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firefox ESR onRaspberry Pi B+
Replies: 9
Views: 387

Re: Firefox ESR onRaspberry Pi B+

If you have a GMail account with Google you should use Chromium which synchronizes the web browser with Google Chrome if you use Chrome or Chromium on a different computer then you will be able to access websites that use Google accounts to login to these websites without needing to register a new a...
by Moonmarch
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 bootloader corrupt, can't update EEPROM with recovery.bin
Replies: 21
Views: 2079

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 bootloader corrupt, can't update EEPROM with recovery.bin

Any LED not blinking or staying on does not mean your RPI computer is broken if you are using a laptop that uses LED lights to tell you when CAPS LOCK or NUM LOCK is on, then you replace the keyboard with a third keyboard that does not have any LED lights you can't assume the keyboard is broken no i...
by Moonmarch
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: microsd not showing full capacity / dd failure with Raspbian
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: microsd not showing full capacity / dd failure with Raspbian

If the RPI computer mounts the SD card you can write a new Raspbian OS image to the mounted SD card using the dd command instead of copying all of the files that are included in the SD card that is being used by the RPI computer, I know there is a program called SD Card Copier I have not used this p...
by Moonmarch
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How to use PS4 controller?
Replies: 3
Views: 34992

Re: How to use PS4 controller?

You should be able to plug in the PS4 controller using a USB to micro USB cable that is what I used when I used a PS4 controller with the RPI computer, I use the XBox 360 controller wireless if I needed to use a controller for games I don't remember downloading any drivers to use USB game controller...
by Moonmarch
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: whish rasperry pi to buy?
Replies: 12
Views: 1164

Re: whish rasperry pi to buy?

Raspberry Pi computer is only for education advocates I'm joking around the RPI computer can be a desktop computer if you are familiar with Linux operating systems you can install a wide variety of operating systems on any of the RPI computers not exclusive to RPI4, which is the latest release of th...
by Moonmarch
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DOSBox 0.74-3 MSDOS x86 emulator
Replies: 23
Views: 5213

Re: DOSBox 0.74-3 MSDOS x86 emulator

Not everyone returns to the Raspberry Pi forums I will answer your questions 7F20 the ARMV7LE parameter is in the config file generated after using the ./configure command which you can adjust manually I have tried to change the TARGET CPU to a different CPU, the program would not compile successful...
by Moonmarch
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 1 B booting Problem.
Replies: 17
Views: 707

Re: Raspberry Pi 1 B booting Problem.

If you plan to spend more money on solving the RPI1 computer problem you can instead purchase a brand new RPI computer any model if the problem is the power supply or the SD card, if you have plans to purchase any of these accessories from a electronics store I will tell you right now these accessor...
by Moonmarch
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: downloading raspbian: too slow
Replies: 58
Views: 11722

Re: downloading raspbian: too slow

I have downloaded Raspbian repeatedly I did not run into a scenario where the OS image would not download if you are using a slow internet connection when downloading any large file the Raspbian OS image is about 1.3 GB in size over 3 GB unzipped, if the internet connection is slow then downloads wi...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Touch Screen instead of Monitor
Replies: 7
Views: 363

Re: Raspberry Pi Touch Screen instead of Monitor

Even if you have the RPI computer connected to the touch screen don't expect fluid or smooth performance with the touch screen the touch screens for the RPI computers are usually low cost touch screens which are usable if you need a portable monitor, using the touch screen functions will not replace...
by Moonmarch
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Best for play Retro games on RP4?
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: Best for play Retro games on RP4?

You can install console emulators yourself if you are using Raspbian you can install the emulators using the sudo apt install command in the terminal, emulators will require bios files to use the emulator you will have to find the bios files somewhere on the internet I don't know which emulators can...

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