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by PetesPi
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Usefull / good programs to have on your Pi
Replies: 27
Views: 3048

Re: Usefull / good programs to have on your Pi

here are some favorites i often add to my Pis focuswriter - awesome word processor with customizable looks pyroom - no frills full-sceen writing program artha -- great offline dictionary program with gui tty-clock - because giant terminal clocks are the next big thing ranger -- a terminal-based file...
by PetesPi
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lightweight word processor (alternative to LibreOffice Writer)?
Replies: 25
Views: 2397

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

If you are looking for a word processor rather than a text editor (for coding), then here are your best bets. 1) Focuswriter (rocks: fast launch, easy spellchecking via hunspell and allows you to create 'themes' that customize appearance) 2) Pyroom ( is a super simple full-screen word prcoessor that...
by PetesPi
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Thonny Trouble (first-launch error)
Replies: 2
Views: 1510

Re: Thonny Trouble (first-launch error)

Thanks for the great tips, Ben.
by PetesPi
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Thonny Trouble (first-launch error)
Replies: 2
Views: 1510

Thonny Trouble (first-launch error)

Hi there, Having trouble getting Thonny IDE up and running. On Raspbian Buster with Pi 4, I get this error on launch. ERROR: Internal launch or mainloop error Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/thonny/__init__.py", line 145, in launch bench = workbench.Workbench(...
by PetesPi
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi4 as Desktop computer
Replies: 270
Views: 30036

Re: Pi4 as Desktop computer

I feel extremely lucky getting my hands on the Pi4 (4 gig) unit, which have been flying off the shelf at the local Micro Center store. But it has proven well worth the effort of commandeering one! Yes, the Pi 4 rocks! Thought I would share some impressions of the Pi4 4Gig-model, after about 10 days ...

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