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From:  F. W. (2:221/10)
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Date: Tue, 04 January 2022 Can CHROME be installed? From: F. W. <me@home.com> Do you know a chance to install GOOGLE CHROME? Chromium does not work here. Thank you :-( FW --- * Origin: rbb.fidonet.fi - the fidonet nntp junction ...
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From:  NY (2:221/10)
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Date: Sun, 02 January 2022 TVHeadend on Pi4, with PCTV 491e DVB-S2 and Hauppauge WinTV DualHD DVB- From: NY <me@privacy.invalid> I'm getting intermittent continuity errors on tuners connected to TVHeadend on a Pi4. For several years I've been running TVHeadend on Pi4, with a PCTV 491...
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From:  Giangi72 (2:221/10)
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Date: Thu, 16 December 2021 E-ink calendar and ToDo list ( 1 2 3) From: Giangi72 <invalid@invalid.net> Hello everyone, I'm a new user in this newsgroup. I would like to create a personal google calendar and ToDo list using a, e-ink display without power ...
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From:  Chris Green (2:221/10)
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Date: Sun, 02 January 2022 Why are Pis in such short supply at present? From: Chris Green <cl@isbd.net> It seems almost impossible to buy a Pi 4 for a reasonable price at the moment, why? I know computer hardware is in somewhat short supply but other SBCs (suc...
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From:  Barrk (2:221/1.10)
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Date: Mon, 15 March 2021 Re: Taking a Stand in the War on General-Purpose Computing ( ... 21 22 23 24 25) XPost: alt.anonymous, comp.misc, alt.os.linux XPost: talk.politics.misc The only hope for General-Purpose Computing is to make it somehow "cool". Otherwise there will soon be nothing b...
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From:  Adrian (2:221/10)
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Date: Sun, 26 December 2021 Aplay without Sudo ( 1 2) From: Adrian <bulleid@ku.gro.lioff> I can get Aplay to play a wav file, but only if I use : sudo aplay <file> without sudo, I get : aplay: main:788: audio open error: Device or...
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From:  Frank Winkler (2:221/10)
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Date: Sat, 25 December 2021 Network performance From: Frank Winkler <usenet@f.winkler-ka.de> Hi there ! I'm using a couple of Pi 3B+, most of then running PiOS but one of them running Fedora 33. On all the PiOS ones, a "wget"...
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From:  Chris Schram (2:221/10)
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Date: Thu, 23 December 2021 Motion sensor that can "see" through glass ( 1 2) From: Chris Schram <chrispam1@me.com> I have grown more and more hard of hearing as I grow older. and I cannot always hear when someone is at the front door. I'm looking for a motion sensor...
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From:  Folderol (2:221/10)
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Date: Wed, 22 December 2021 WTF! From: Folderol <general@musically.me.uk> I thought this newsgroup was a technical forum connected with a novel small computer. Various uses, ideas and problems. It seems I was wrong, and ...
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From:  chris@tinnews.co.uk (2:221/10)
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Date: Thu, 16 December 2021 Pi 4 USB boot now working Just to report success (at last) with getting my Pi 4 to boot from USB. The problem I was having with the 500Gb USB drive was either due to power problems or timing, I'm not sure which. As report...
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From:  Chris Green (2:221/10)
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Date: Wed, 15 December 2021 Pi 4 USB boot works with stick, doesn't work with drive From: Chris Green <cl@isbd.net> Well now I'm really stumped. I'm trying to get my Pi 4 to boot from a (fairly small, 500Gb) hard disk. I've tried creating the image various ways (dd on L...
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From:  Chris Green (2:221/10)
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Date: Wed, 15 December 2021 Does USB boot disk have to be FAT formatted? From: Chris Green <cl@isbd.net> I can't find anything in the documenatation that tells me whether a USB boot disk for a Pi 4 has to be FAT formatted or not. I know the SD card has to be F...
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From:  bob prohaska (2:221/10)
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Date: Fri, 10 December 2021 WiFi dropping on Pi4, what to do? From: bob prohaska <bp@www.zefox.net> Following a RasPiOS upgrade yesterday, a Pi4 seems to be dropping its wifi connection considerably more than usual. In the past, this has been accompan...
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From:  F. W. (2:221/10)
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Date: Tue, 14 December 2021 HDMI-Transfer via Air? From: F. W. <me@home.com> Hi, can I use something to project the Raspi-Picture on a TV? FW --- * Origin: rbb.fidonet.fi - the fidonet nntp junction (2:221/10) ...
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From:  Vincent Coen (2:221/10)
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Date: Tue, 14 December 2021 How to diagnose failure to boot from USB? From: Vincent Coen <nospam.Vincent.Coen@f1.n250.z2.fidonet.org> Hello Chris! Monday December 13 2021 21:22, you wrote to All: On a 3B+ I have a HDD in a 825? casing along with the daugh...
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From:  Chris Green (2:221/10)
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Date: Mon, 13 December 2021 How to diagnose failure to boot from USB? From: Chris Green <cl@isbd.net> I have written a Pi image to a little (spinning) USB drive I have and have connected it to my Pi 4. It's the same image as I recently installed on a new SD ...
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From:  Chris Green (2:221/10)
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Date: Sun, 12 December 2021 Need a reliable 'disk' drive - what/how to choose? From: Chris Green <cl@isbd.net> I have a couple of Pis which run all the time, one is the DNS server for our home LAN the other is a 'NAS' in the garage. So they're on all the time but not...
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From:  Kees van Eeten (2:221/10)
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Date: Sun, 12 December 2021 Need a reliable 'disk' drive - what/how to choose? From: Kees van Eeten <nospam.Kees.van.Eeten@p4.f5003.n280.z2.fidonet.org> Hello Chris! 12 Dec 21 18:03, you wrote to All: CG> a Pi 4 so that one at least is easy to boot from USB). ...
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From:  F. W. (2:221/10)
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Date: Tue, 07 December 2021 Raspi as a router... From: F. W. <me@home.com> ...creating a WLAN, connected to a LAN-Cable. But what software can be used? Thank you FW --- * Origin: rbb.fidonet.fi - the fidonet nntp junction (2:...
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From:  The Natural Philosopher (2:221/10)
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Date: Mon, 06 December 2021 Is a PI fast enough to drive HD TV via HDMI?... From: The Natural Philosopher <tnp@invalid.invalid> ...basically from either H264/AAC video stream or a webm Vorbis VP8 stream? Which is what my media center dishes out. -- "T...
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