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by itsmedoofer
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Central Heating Thermostat
Replies: 6
Views: 2370

Re: Central Heating Thermostat

HI 6by9, Thanks for taking the time to reply ! LOL yea I suppose it is a fair way off the usual path.. Like I said I previously I thought I would check the existing wiring before I went too far, I had in my mind exactly that 1 at 250V and 2 & 3at 0V. When I saw the readings it threw me and made me s...
by itsmedoofer
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Central Heating Thermostat
Replies: 6
Views: 2370

Re: Central Heating Thermostat

Thanks Dougie,

So you think 2 & 3 are swapped rather than 1 & 3 yea ?

I know, thats why I took a meter to it first :)
by itsmedoofer
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Central Heating Thermostat
Replies: 6
Views: 2370

Central Heating Thermostat

Hi, Anyone familiar with 3 wire central heating thermostats ? I have a Honeywell T6360B that I am looking at replacing with a new Honeywell Lyric T6 (Wifi model), before starting I thought I would check my wiring. http://www.montel-css.co.uk/SupOther/Resources/honeywellt6360wi.jpeg The diagram for t...
by itsmedoofer
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Exact moment in the past when throttling occured
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

Re: Exact moment in the past when throttling occured

Hi,

If you just want to get things nice and hot simply put this into bash:

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for i in 1 2 3 4; do while : ; do : ; done &  done
by itsmedoofer
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mini retro computer, eg. Amiga, C64?
Replies: 6
Views: 1472

Re: Mini retro computer, eg. Amiga, C64?

Hi,

Have a search for Retropie, I think this is exactly what you are after.

Regards,
by itsmedoofer
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Looking for Debian Squeeze (6.0) image
Replies: 22
Views: 3833

Re: Looking for Debian Squeeze (6.0) image

Hi,

Have you tried the "Wayback Machine", you may be lucky and find a link still working...

https://web.archive.org/web/20120701000 ... rrypi.org/

Edit:-

A little more digging found this, cant vouch for the site but hey...

http://ftp.vim.org/os/raspberrypi/images/debian/6/
by itsmedoofer
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: rpi cam web interface time lapse not working
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

Re: rpi cam web interface time lapse not working

Hi, It is more than likely the pixel size of the source jpeg images, I had the same issue. gst-launch is great on the Pi because it uses the GPU to encode the movie file and is quite fast because of this, however it has very specific requirements for the size of the source files, if those are not me...
by itsmedoofer
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 5069
Views: 1343704

Re: RPi Cam Web Interface

Hi, Just thought I would share a little tweak I use to stop/start Apache as well as the camera when using the start stop scripts.... This could be useful if your cam interface is public facing and you want to shut down compleatly... If you already manually start the cam interface you may want to als...
by itsmedoofer
Wed May 31, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: [GUIDE] Raspbian Lite with RPD/LXDE/XFCE/MATE/i3/Openbox/X11 GUI
Replies: 159
Views: 711865

Re: [GUIDE] Raspbian Lite with PIXEL/LXDE/XFCE/MATE/i3 GUI

Hi,

One more for MATE, if you want to edit the system menus you need the mozo package..

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sudo apt-get install mozo
and then.

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sudo mozo
Regards,
by itsmedoofer
Wed May 31, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: [GUIDE] Raspbian Lite with RPD/LXDE/XFCE/MATE/i3/Openbox/X11 GUI
Replies: 159
Views: 711865

Re: [GUIDE] Raspbian Lite with PIXEL/LXDE/XFCE/MATE/i3 GUI

Hi, Firstly fantastic guide, I saw some negative comments along the lines of what’s the point, but IMO it’s a great way to learnt how the OS works and is put together, well done !!! I had a bit of a head scratcher after installing MATE, applications like Synaptic or GParted when started from the men...
by itsmedoofer
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: CPU temperature a system status monitor
Replies: 6
Views: 6310

Re: CPU temperature a system status monitor

Hi,

If you have an Android device, there is a nice little App called RasPi Check that will query all this and more.... It's in the PlayStore...
by itsmedoofer
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: LED flashes on Power off on the PiZero W [solved]
Replies: 15
Views: 4458

Re: Power off on the PiZero W

Hi,
noggin wrote:The Pi 3 B doesn't do the 10 flash thing either does it?
My Pi3 flashes at me when it's safe to power off, with my Zero W the green LED just goes out, I have assumed this is the signal that it's done it's business....

Me.
by itsmedoofer
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: LM75 Temp Sensor Help
Replies: 2
Views: 1976

Re: LM75 Temp Sensor Help

Hi, I've done a bit of work and got a working LM75 setup with a driver that can be used to display the sensor temp on the panel bar at the top of Pixel.... This is a I2C sensor so you will need to enable I2C in raspi-config if not already done so, you will also need i2c-tools to test.. sudo apt-get ...
by itsmedoofer
Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Device Tree
Topic: i2c-sensor overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 6876

Re: i2c-sensor overlay

Hi Phil,

Not an issue for me at this stage :) Thanks again !!
by itsmedoofer
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Device Tree
Topic: i2c-sensor overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 6876

Re: i2c-sensor overlay

Hi Phil, Works a treat... One small thing...... dtoverlay=i2c-sensor,lm75 <-Not sensor(s) pi@raspberrypi3:~ $ dmesg|grep lm75 [ 6.738872] lm75 1-004f: hwmon0: sensor 'lm75' pi@raspberrypi3:~ $ sensors lm75-i2c-1-4f Adapter: 3f804000.i2c temp1: +20.0°C (high = +80.0°C, hyst = +75.0°C) When I get 5 I'...
by itsmedoofer
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Device Tree
Topic: i2c-sensor overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 6876

Re: i2c-sensor overlay

Hi,

Hey you are a star !!! :)

I'll confirm when I get home :)
by itsmedoofer
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Device Tree
Topic: i2c-sensor overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 6876

Re: i2c-sensor overlay

Hi Phil, Thanks for getting back to me, appreciated. In a word, no, it’s not confirmed.. This is my first look at overlays, I have put that together as a best guess based on when I’ve found so far... To be honest I was hoping that someone could confirm if I was on the right track or not with the con...
by itsmedoofer
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Device Tree
Topic: i2c-sensor overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 6876

i2c-sensor overlay

Hi, I’ve been playing with a few I2C interfacing projects, it would seem that LM75 compatible temperature sensors are quite popular... Most guides will show you how to read raw data with this sensor but this can be cumbersome... Having done a bit of reading I see there is a driver for the LM75 alrea...
by itsmedoofer
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: LM75 Temp Sensor Help
Replies: 2
Views: 1976

LM75 Temp Sensor Help

Hi, I have a LM75 compatible (a MCP9801) temperature sensor connected to my Pi... My intention is to use this sensor as a "case" temperature monitor for the pi and display the temp in the panel bar I have successfully setup I2C and can read raw data from the sensor.. i2cget -y 1 0x4f 0x00 w |awk '{p...
by itsmedoofer
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Help with reading LCD specs on sites
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Re: Help with reading LCD specs on sites

How about a PiFace Control And Display ?
by itsmedoofer
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Stretch Samba 4.5.4
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Re: Stretch Samba 4.5.4

Ah, almost a good idea.
by itsmedoofer
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Stretch Samba 4.5.4
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Re: Stretch Samba 4.5.4

Hi, You could look into using preference pinning to install the later version of SAMBA.... These are the instructions I wrote for Wheezy, they may work, please back everything up first, also when installing newer packages beware that can break dependencies.... Add latest Repo, be careful when instal...
by itsmedoofer
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: IR LED illumination power
Replies: 5
Views: 2081

Re: IR LED illumination power

Hi,

I use a Bright Pi, its not going to illuminate a room but OK for closer subjects, powered from the GPIO pins and controlled by I2C..

We use to to spy on the Hamster in his wheel at night :)
by itsmedoofer
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How Do I Run Doom Faster in Dosbox On My Pi 3?
Replies: 22
Views: 5803

Re: How Do I Run Doom Faster in Dosbox On My Pi 3?

I guess chocolate doom isn't a package anymore. :( Yes you are correct it is not in the repositories :oops: Maybe try: https://www.chocolate-doom.org/wiki/index.php/Building_Chocolate_Doom_on_Linux_(generic) Hmmm still showing in the debian repo, does that mean it's just missing from ours ? https:/...
by itsmedoofer
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD card corruption after shutdown
Replies: 11
Views: 6415

Re: SD card corruption after shutdown

Hi,

I've also been seeing disk corruption, however Root is on a externally powered USB HDD so kinda eliminates the SD card as the cause..

Me.

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