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by carriba
Wed Dec 07, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Add "Terminal" option to desktop right-click menu
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Add "Terminal" option to desktop right-click menu

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 B (Revision 1.2) device running the latest updated 64-bit version of the RPi 11 Bullseye OS (Kernel version 5.15.76-v8+) and am trying to figure out on how I can add the "Terminal" option to the desktop pop-up menu, when I click the right-mouse button. The only ...
by carriba
Sun Oct 23, 2022 8:48 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi OS 11 Bullseye kernel error caused by PHP process
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: RPi OS 11 Bullseye kernel error caused by PHP process

Thank you for your diagnosis. I've been reversing the tweaks I have applied to the RPi OS, namely disabling the swapping functionality that I have applied with the set of commands sudo dphys-swapfile swapoff sudo systemctl stop dphys-swapfile sudo systemctl disable dphys-swapfile as per the guidelin...
by carriba
Tue Oct 04, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi OS 11 Bullseye kernel error caused by PHP process
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: RPi OS 11 Bullseye kernel error caused by PHP process

if you run "dmesg" then you should get the error in a much more clearer form, can you check that after it gives the error? Thank you for the pointer and request. Here the latest kernel logs and traces for the occurred event as describes above: Oct 4 13:09:01 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starti...
by carriba
Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi OS 11 Bullseye kernel error caused by PHP process
Replies: 5
Views: 205

RPi OS 11 Bullseye kernel error caused by PHP process

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 model B device with the latest Linux kernel as displayed with the output of " uname -a " Linux raspberrypi 5.15.61-v7+ #1579 SMP Fri Aug 26 11:10:59 BST 2022 armv7l GNU/Linux All packages are up to date as check with the " sudo apt update ; sudo apt list --...
by carriba
Sat May 07, 2022 10:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Unable to create a user on first boot with userconf.txt for headless device
Replies: 6
Views: 7763

Re: Unable to create a user on first boot with userconf.txt for headless device

Thank you both for the great feedback. Indeed, I seem to have missed the " An update to Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye " post of the 7th of April where I learn how to generate the password with the commands echo 'mypassword' | openssl passwd -6 -stdin (Note: I did run this tool a couple of times...
by carriba
Wed May 04, 2022 7:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Unable to create a user on first boot with userconf.txt for headless device
Replies: 6
Views: 7763

Re: Unable to create a user on first boot with userconf.txt for headless device

Thank you for the pointer and much appreciated! According to the post Give this a try: 1. Write 2022-04-04-raspios-bullseye-armhf-lite.img to an SD card. 2. Create a file named user userconf (or userconf.txt) containing the following: pi:$6$c70VpvPsVNCG0YR5$l5vWWLsLko9Kj65gcQ8qvMkuOoRkEagI90qi3F/Y7r...
by carriba
Sun May 01, 2022 5:37 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Unable to create a user on first boot with userconf.txt for headless device
Replies: 6
Views: 7763

Unable to create a user on first boot with userconf.txt for headless device

According to the latest release notes of 2022-04-04 , the default " pi " user has been removed. Thus, I have burned the latest Raspberry Pi Bullseye OS lite image file to the SD card, and have followed the instructions to create a new user account by placing a file "userconf.txt"...
by carriba
Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: owntone server (iTunes server)
Replies: 1735
Views: 574330

Re: owntone server (iTunes server)

owntone server (previously forked-daapd) is an "iTunes" music server for Linux. It can: play your music via AirPlay, via Chromecast, as an mp3 stream or locally on the RPi stream audio and some video to iTunes be controlled by remotes like Apple Remote on iOS, Retune/TunesRemote+ on Andro...
by carriba
Thu Dec 09, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Image File Utilities
Replies: 845
Views: 181249

Re: Image File Utilities

image-backup: Usage: image-backup [options] [pathto/imagefile for incremental backup] -h,--help This usage description -i,--initial pathto/filename of image file [,inital size MB [,added space for incremental MB]] -n,--noexpand Do not expand filesystem on first run after restore -o,--options Additi...
by carriba
Thu Dec 09, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Thread
Replies: 390
Views: 61116

Re: The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Thread

Possible to overclock the Pi Zero 2 W's Micro SD card slot? I remember that being a thing to eek out a little more performance on the Pi 3B but I don't remember how to do it or if the same steps would apply to the 0 2W dtparam=sd_overclock=100 In /boot/config.txt And should be no different to it us...
by carriba
Wed Dec 08, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: SD IO Storage Overclocking not working to 100Mhz
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Bullseye: SD IO Storage Overclocking not working to 100Mhz

A fresh new installation of the latest RPi OS Bullseye "lite" on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B device displays the following output: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ grep -v -e ^$ -e ^# /boot/config.txt ... dtparam=sd_overclock=100 ... pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo grep clock /sys/kernel/debug/mmc0/ios clock: 2500...
by carriba
Wed Dec 08, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

Re: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package

This isn't new. This has been part of my FreePBX for the Raspberry Pi installation script for more than two years (for use on Buster and now Bullseye). Thank you for the feedback on this, and indeed, the lack of a working ODBC driver for MariaDB did already arise with Stretch. I did overcome this s...
by carriba
Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

Re: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package

I build the MariaDB ODBC Connector from source using the following (Buster/Bullseye 32/64 bit): # Install MariaDB ODBC Connector cd /usr/src git clone https://github.com/MariaDB/mariadb-connector-odbc.git cd mariadb-connector-odbc git checkout tags/3.1.15 mkdir build cd build if [ "$(uname -m)...
by carriba
Mon Nov 29, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

Re: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package

Thank you for the pointer, and I have done some further search and have found the Debian ODBC driver for MariaDB Tracker stating that there is a bug report in building this package for other platforms :shock:

Are there any other ODBC package alternatives to use with MariaDB?
by carriba
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

Bullseye: No MariaDB ODBC driver package

I am doing a fresh new installation of MariaDB under RPi OS Bullseye, however am running into issues that I cannot find the ODBC package for MariaDB. Firing the command " sudo apt -y install odbc-mariadb " shows me the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tre...
by carriba
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Re: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

I have done several reboot tests and it seems that they always work fine for the dnsmasq start-up process. Thus, in summary I have created an override configuration file for the standard dnsmasq start-up script that you can create easily with the following command: sudo sh -c 'mkdir -p /etc/systemd/...
by carriba
Mon Nov 29, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Re: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

You're completely ignoring the fact that many other components in the system have changed between Stretch and Bullseye. The messages I saw in my system log told me that dnsmasq was starting before the network was available. The fix I suggested (and tested) is a correct fix as it forces dnsmasq star...
by carriba
Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Re: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

And to continue the side discussion with the OP, having a correct resolv.conf file with internet servers in it is no proof the machine is actually connected to the internet… Thank you for the pointer. I am not sure what kind of proof you need, if the messages displayed are not per se exhaustive eno...
by carriba
Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Re: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

I copied /lib/systemd/system/dnsmasq.service to /etc/systemd/system/dnsmasq.service, and changed the target for both Wants= and After= to be network-online.target, and rebooted. Presto fixo. Sad that this 7 year old network service startup still has this latent bug. Happy bind9/isc-dhcp-user here. ...
by carriba
Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Re: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

Does the machine have access to the internet? Dnsmasq appears to be running… Yes, the device in question has had access to the Internet before installing dnsmasq.and if you look closer to the " /run/dnsmasq/resolv.conf " file, the contents is valid pointing to public DNS servers. Dnsmasq ...
by carriba
Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Re: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

The contents of your dnsmasq.conf might help others help you... It is a new Bullseye installation with the "lite" image and an out-of-the box installation of the dnsmasq utility with no changes at all as it comes by default. Then later today, I've done some changes that I can share by fir...
by carriba
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working
Replies: 16
Views: 1688

Bullseye: Dnsmasq not working

Fresh vanilla installation of the RPi OS 11 Bullseye using the lite image file, and do not seem to get dnsmasq running :( After a reboot the RPI device does not have access to the Internet. When firing the command " systemctl status dnsmasq ", I am getting the following output: ● dnsmasq.s...
by carriba
Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: PI Zero 2 project - Fans / NAS questions
Replies: 15
Views: 2788

Re: PI Zero 2 project - Fans / NAS questions

if I start off with one drive, if I then choose to add raid later on, can I just pop in the new drive and enable raid and the first drive will duplicate to the second? Yes, you can do this. With "mdadm", you need to shrink a bit the existing file system of the 1st disk, then you create a ...
by carriba
Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Thread
Replies: 390
Views: 61116

Re: The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Thread

ash73 wrote:
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:29 pm
Nice to see the Pi0 get an update. Is there going to be a version with pre-soldered headers soon?

I am looking forward to a RPi Zero 2 WH version, too.
by carriba
Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Thread
Replies: 390
Views: 61116

Re: The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W Thread

rpiMike wrote:
Tue Nov 09, 2021 9:20 pm
14mm x 14mm according to thePiHut:

https://thepihut.com/products/heatsink- ... -pi-zero-2

Which colour?

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