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by mob-i-l
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Universal player for Stretch and Buster
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: Universal player for Stretch and Buster

This bug of not being able to display subtitles using omxplayer is old (Aug 4, 2019), and I don't know why they don't fix it. VLC media player is not an alternative for all movies since it is slower for x264.
https://github.com/popcornmix/omxplayer/issues/736
by mob-i-l
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Error during update: signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Error during update: signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG

When I try to update using sudo apt-get update I get these errors: Err:3 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/strik/Raspbian_10 InRelease The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG 5648F685941B3F8F home:strik OBS Project <home:strik@build.opensuse.org> Reading package lists... Done ...
by mob-i-l
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: How can you run a Java Applet in Raspbian Buster?
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re: How can you run a Java Applet in Raspbian Buster?

I could get Java Web Start to work in Chromium in Raspbian Buster with this command in Bash: sudo apt install icedtea-netx At least the first demo on this page worked: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/uiswing/examples/misc/index.html I can start some Java applets using commands similar to thi...
by mob-i-l
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Java
Topic: How can you run a Java Applet in Raspbian Buster?
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re: Java Applet

It's more to show old programs. The Java applets still work in IE in Windows 10. It would be good if they also could work in some browser in Raspbian Buster.
by mob-i-l
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Java
Topic: How can you run a Java Applet in Raspbian Buster?
Replies: 5
Views: 542

How can you run a Java Applet in Raspbian Buster?

How can you run a Java Applet in Raspbian Buster? (I have Raspberry Pi 4 B.) I have some applets on: http://www.df.lth.se.orbin.se/~mikaelb/java.html http://www.df.lth.se.orbin.se/~mikaelb/microemu/all.html http://www.df.lth.se.orbin.se/~mikaelb/jpc/c.html I could not install icedtea-plugin, but I c...
by mob-i-l
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi4 as Desktop computer
Replies: 270
Views: 29826

Re: Pi4 as Desktop computer

Raspbian Buster (most updated) sometimes locks the keyboard and mouse and the screen freezes when I have Facebook in a tab in Chromium together with say 9 other tabs. I cannot switch to Linux console using Ctrl+Alt+F1. In order to reboot I must login from another computer and do sudo reboot . Then o...
by mob-i-l
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Official Raspberry Pi keyboard
Replies: 38
Views: 12986

Re: Official Raspberry Pi keyboard

You can type the Insert key by typing Fn+Delete on the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard. I miss these keys: Pause, Super R (Right Windows key), Menu, Enter (on the num pad). Shift+F10 is an alternative to Menu, but doesn't send the Menu scan code. I think there should be combinations with Fn that make...
by mob-i-l
Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone used the Official Raspberry Pi keyboard and mouse with a PC? Is is compatable?
Replies: 9
Views: 924

Re: Anyone used the Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard and Mouse with a PC? Is it compatible?

With one small exception: the keyboard does not provide the Ins key which is important for some PC applications to change from insert mode to overwrite mode. Examples are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc. You can type the Insert key by typing Fn+Delete. I miss these keys: Pause, Super R (Right ...
by mob-i-l
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Best keyboard layout for the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: Best keyboard layout for the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard

That might be the case. dmesg shows this when I insert the Raspberry Pi Keyboard, UK layout, and there might be some information about language here: [114283.704515] usb 1-1.1: new high-speed USB device number 15 using xhci_hcd [114283.836103] usb 1-1.1: New USB device found, idVendor=05e3, idProduc...
by mob-i-l
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Best keyboard layout for the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Best keyboard layout for the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard

I have the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard, UK layout. What is the best setting in raspi-config keyboard layout for this that lets you use all its features? Now I use Generic 105-key PC (intl.) , English (UK) , Key to function as AltGr: The default for the keyboard layout , Compose key: No compose ke...
by mob-i-l
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 8086tiny
Replies: 42
Views: 20837

Re: 8086tiny

ShiftPlusOne wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:47 pm
Seems to work.
How do you get those good looking frames in the left screen? I usually get color inverted question marks because my LXTerminal doesn't have CP437, and the emulator doesn't seem to convert to UTF8.
by mob-i-l
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to Type Pause/Break with the Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard?
Replies: 1
Views: 307

How to Type Pause/Break with the Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard?

How do you type Pause/Break on the official Raspberry Pi Keyboard? It's some emulator that needs this. I've read that on some Lenovos without Pause/Break you type Fn+P and Fn+B, but that does not work on the Raspberry Pi Keyboard, e.g. Fn+P types Num Pad -, and Fn+B types b, according to xev . One c...
by mob-i-l
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 8086tiny
Replies: 42
Views: 20837

Re: 8086tiny

I found a program that works rather well with 8086tiny: https://github.com/keaston/cp437 It makes CP437 character set work in LXTerminal. I currently run it like this: ../cp437/cp437 ./runme I run into one problem, and that is that F1 doesn't work as it should in HELP and LXTerminal, but this is a p...
by mob-i-l
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 8086tiny
Replies: 42
Views: 20837

Re: 8086tiny

I would prefer 1 since then you can try all three binaries. runme could be called 8086tiny and be in a bin directory. There were some special features of the old package (search for "raspbian" on the page): https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/8086tiny-free-pc-xt-emulator/ The no-graphics version also h...
by mob-i-l
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I get 'command not found' not a prompt to apt-get
Replies: 11
Views: 6062

Re: I get 'command not found' not a prompt to apt-get

I would like it to work in Rasbian Buster like it does in Ubuntu, but it is not easy getting it to work. I installed and rebooted, and logged in again. sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade sudo apt install command-not-found sudo update-command-not-found sudo reboot After I log in again I try: $ ...
by mob-i-l
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Running lights on the keyboard LEDs in X
Replies: 0
Views: 303

Running lights on the keyboard LEDs in X

This command line in Raspbian Buster at the Linux console (Ctrl+Alt+F1 in X) shows running lights on the keyboard LEDs: while true; do setleds +num ; sleep 0.1 ; setleds -num ; setleds +caps ; sleep 0.1 ; setleds -caps ; setleds +scroll ; sleep 0.1 ; setleds -scroll ; sleep 0.7 ; done (Assuming the ...
by mob-i-l
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Buster bug report thread
Replies: 287
Views: 55575

sudo reboot does not always work

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B with 4 GB RAM and 256 MB GPU memory, and it runs most full-upgraded Raspbian Buster. Some times when I do sudo reboot from other computers the Pi is not rebooted. E.g. today the GUI froze completely when running Chromium on two screens with about four tabs on each scr...
by mob-i-l
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Making a screenshot of 1 of 2 screens on Pi4B
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Making a screenshot of 1 of 2 screens on Pi4B

When I use scrot to make a screnshot with my Raspberry Pi 4 B (4 GB RAM & 256 MB GPU memory & 2 screens) it always act as if I use --multidisp (For multiple heads, grab shot from each and join them together). I would like to be able to make a screenshot of only one of the screens e.g. HDMI-1. Is the...
by mob-i-l
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: VLC & CVLC don't work in fullscreen on screen HDMI-2 on Raspberry Pi 4
Replies: 1
Views: 274

VLC & CVLC don't work in fullscreen on screen HDMI-2 on Raspberry Pi 4

VLC & CVLC don't work in fullscreen on screen HDMI-2 on Raspberry Pi 4 B with full-upgraded Raspbian Buster. vlc --fullscreen /opt/vc/src/hello_pi/hello_video/test.h264 cvlc --fullscreen /opt/vc/src/hello_pi/hello_video/test.h264 This is so even if I have the LXTerminal in the screen connected to HD...
by mob-i-l
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Play Spotify on Raspbian Chrome [Easy Directions!]
Replies: 26
Views: 21140

Re: Play Spotify on Raspbian Chrome [Easy Directions!]

It also doesn't work here in Raspbian Buster on Raspberry Pi 4 B (4GB RAM, 256 GPU memory), and I followed the instructions. How to add allowed flash sites have changed and I could not add https://play.spotify.com since i jumps to https://open.spotify.com/, but I have added https://helpx.adobe.com:4...
by mob-i-l
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Spotify on the pi
Replies: 9
Views: 7754

Re: Spotify on the pi

I think this trick of getting https://open.spotify.com/ to work by setting user agent to IE10 worked when there was Flash in Chromium for Raspbian, but that seems removed since Raspbian Buster. There is still Flash in Raspbian Buster since Scratch 2 uses it. Is it possible to get Chromium with Flash...
by mob-i-l
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Menu Bar missing
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Menu Bar missing

I started a terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T and in that I typed lxpanel and Enter. Then I got some menubar that looks different, but which contains the running programs and I can start new programs. This worked in Raspbian Buster. It is also possible to get to the running programs without a menu bar by usi...
by mob-i-l
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 8086tiny
Replies: 42
Views: 20837

Re: 8086tiny

8086tiny has the advantage that it can run in the terminal and that means you can paste in text from e.g. some web page.
by mob-i-l
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Scratch
Topic: How to Use Joystick/Gamepad with Scratch 3, 2, & 1.4 (NuScratch)
Replies: 0
Views: 2301

How to Use Joystick/Gamepad with Scratch 3, 2, & 1.4 (NuScratch)

I use JoyDivision joystick adapter that converts from a Commodore 64/Atari DB9 joystick to USB. Now I can use it in Scratch 3, Scratch 2, and Scratch 1.4 (NuScratch) on Raspberry Pi 4 B (4GB RAM) with: joy2key "Scratch Desktop" -X -dev /dev/input/js0 -buttons f -axis a d w s -thresh -9 9 -9 9 joy2ke...

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