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by atux_null
Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Camera motion correction on setup the file
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Camera motion correction on setup the file

I have a rpi0w with a camera attached to it. i installed motion and it gets a snapshot on every motion that it detects. At the moment all the snapshots are created in the folder /home/pi/camera_images and it creates an mp4 out of the jpg files. i would like to optimise it a bit and automatically cre...
by atux_null
Mon Nov 22, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Combine picture to a video file.
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Combine picture to a video file.

Looking to combine a picture at the beginning of a video and create a new video.mp4 file
eg picture.png + input.mp4 = NewFile.mp4
Is there a way to do that through CLI please?
by atux_null
Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:05 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Scanning app and size
Replies: 0
Views: 117

Scanning app and size

I am running a print and scan server in my RPI for my usb scanner/printer. i can print from anywhere in the LAN and i can scan as well. I am using sanewinds for the app https://sourceforge.net/projects/sanewinds/ Could you suggest any other scanning app to use with Win10 and android, please? the oth...
by atux_null
Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RPI Openvpn and multiple access
Replies: 3
Views: 334

Re: RPI Openvpn and multiple access

i am running Raspberry Pi OS Lite. SO that means that it would work?
by atux_null
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: RPI Openvpn and multiple access
Replies: 3
Views: 334

RPI Openvpn and multiple access

Hi. i got a RPI that acts as OpenVPN server for my LAN (192.168.0.0/24). So i can access my LAN when i am away. Similar setup on 3 friends for different networks each one: -Site_A, LAN 192.168.1.0/24 -Site_B, LAN 192.168.2.0/24 -Site_C, LAN 192.168.3.0/24 When i want to connect from my RPI to one of...
by atux_null
Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Print server (CUPS) is very slow with pdf files
Replies: 13
Views: 2109

Re: Print server (CUPS) is very slow with pdf files

So, by using a newer RPI with 2GB ram will i get better performance in this or not?
...
You will not get good print performance using a Raspberry Pi as a print server for general-purpose PDFs. It's just the way it is.
.../quote]
by atux_null
Mon Jul 26, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Print server (CUPS) is very slow with pdf files
Replies: 13
Views: 2109

Re: Print server (CUPS) is very slow with pdf files

i am confused on what to do and resolve the printer's issue
by atux_null
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Print server (CUPS) is very slow with pdf files
Replies: 13
Views: 2109

Print server (CUPS) is very slow with pdf files

i got a usb multifunction machine (fax, printer, copy) HP Deskjet 3830 and it is attached to my Rpi and it is shared in the network. I got it setup by using the guide from https://samhobbs.co.uk/2014/07/raspberry-pi-print-scanner-server. The problem i have is that when sending pdf files, it takes ag...
by atux_null
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Scan server with web application
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Re: Scan server with web application

yes i installed CUPS and HPLIP
by atux_null
Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Scan server with web application
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Scan server with web application

in my LAN i have a RPI B+ (i know it is too old) and acts as a print/scan server. https://ibb.co/xXRKDjC , printscreen in the link It has attached a usb HP multifunction machine (fax, copy, printer). Every PC/android can print without issues. i would like to have the ability to scan from the browser...
by atux_null
Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: usb hub for Rpi zero w
Replies: 6
Views: 579

usb hub for Rpi zero w

I have some RPI0W and i would like to use usb hub with or without ethernet adapter. Is there any decent and affordable in price that works fine with rpi0w, please?
by atux_null
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Patients records
Replies: 2
Views: 294

Patients records

hi all. looking for an opensource software for a practice. i am looking fora software to keep patients records. Anyone having any idea?
by atux_null
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Freeboard looses panel after reboot
Replies: 0
Views: 141

Freeboard looses panel after reboot

Running rpi0w with Freeboard locally (freeboard.io). So far so good, but after a reboot everything is lost and i have to load manually the saved .json file. Is there a way to load automatically the panel, after a restart?
by atux_null
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPI0W &video calls
Replies: 5
Views: 368

Re: RPI0W &video calls

OK. i will consider the RPI4 with 8GB ram then to better handle the video chat.
Anyone that has used video chat apps on RPI4 to give us insights of performance, please?
by atux_null
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPI0W &video calls
Replies: 5
Views: 368

RPI0W &video calls

Hi. As pandemic is forcing most of us to stay at home, kids need to attend remote learning to school. i was thinking to buy a couple of RPI zero wifi model for the kids to be able to attend the distance learning classes. i have the following sets of peripherals to attach on the RPI0W keyboard mouse ...
by atux_null
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: mrtg install/configure
Replies: 0
Views: 581

mrtg install/configure

I have a Raspberry and i would like to have it as a monitoring server with MRTG. For starts it will monitor it self and then add different devices. The thing is that it fails to create the mrtg.cfg sudo cfgmaker public@192.168.178.192 > /etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg i am getting the following error --base: Get...
by atux_null
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Capture audio with camera
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Capture audio with camera

I am using my PIs' with Microsoft hd 3000 camera and motion software. When there is motion detection, it sends an alert. Also video is recorded. O would like to ask if it is possible to have audio in these videos, since the camera has a mic on board.
I am.using pizero w and rpi 2 b for this job
by atux_null
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Print server with email printing
Replies: 0
Views: 780

Print server with email printing

I have a usb printer in the house and a rpi zero w. I have attached the printer to the rpi and i did it network printer. So far so good. I would lilke to add the capability of printing emails. For example my email is atux@gmail.com and i would like to setup the atuxprinter@gmail.com on the rpi. When...
by atux_null
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Backup sd cards
Replies: 6
Views: 1783

Backup sd cards

I have quite a few RPIs running around in my network for different jobs/services. i am using dd utility in Linux to backup/restore the SD cards and it works fine. The main problem with this method is the space it occupies on the hard disk (the full size of the sd card, eg 32GB) and you cannot restor...
by atux_null
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Thermometer, relay & raspberry
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Thermometer, relay & raspberry

In a pi zero w i have a DHT11 module and by making use of the adafruit's libray i read the temperature/humidity in a room. I use the following code to write in a csv file. So far so good. I am looking to attach a relay and switch on/off the aircondition if the temperature is out of a predefined rang...
by atux_null
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: youtube-dl cannot extract to mp3
Replies: 2
Views: 771

Re: youtube-dl cannot extract to mp3

I using the following format youtube-dl --extract-audio --ignore-errors --audio-format mp3 -o "%(title)s.%(ext)s" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PwhateverName and i am getting the following error [download] Downloading video 2 of 36 [youtube] R4rM-6eQMlc: Downloading webpage [youtub...
by atux_null
Wed May 29, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: youtube-dl cannot extract to mp3
Replies: 2
Views: 771

youtube-dl cannot extract to mp3

Hi. In a RPI 2 that i have, i am running youtube-dl. I updated it to latest version and i am trying to download my list from youtube as mp3. Unfortunately it downloads as webm.
is there anything that i could do to fix that please?
by atux_null
Thu May 02, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Mqtt tasks
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Mqtt tasks

In my rpi zero w i am running a mqtt broker with mqtt dashboard. It interfaces an esp8266 that has a relay on it. The relay controls a lamp. I would like to schedule tasks and switch on/off the relay on a week basis. For example: -Monday set it to on at 18:00 and off at 07:00 -Tuesday set it to on a...
by atux_null
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: multiple wifi & static IP
Replies: 2
Views: 833

multiple wifi & static IP

Hi. i have a rpi 0 w and i have a list of wifi networks (work1, work2, home, etc) and depending where i am it connects and gets static IP. so far so good. I would like to have a static IP based on which network i get connected to. -At work1 get 192.168.1.127/24 with gateway/dns 192.168.1.1 -At work2...
by atux_null
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mount permanently 2nd partition
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: mount permanently 2nd partition

I did that, and only root has access to that partition. Nobody else. I am not looking for an easy answers ;))

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