jueves, 28 de agosto de 2014

Raspberry Pi - Pimame/Piplay

Piplay 8.0.5beta (note for user with a compact keyboard;less than 102 keys, by default some keys required to play don't work)

Commands/files
Sudo raspi-config (overclocking)
press 'LeftCtrl+Q': quit to terminal   

Map Keys:
/home/pi/pimame/pimame-menu/controller.yaml

Default pasword: pi / raspberry


Menu
    PSX-Usb Joystick1 - OK
    PSX-Usb Joystick2 - OK

Emulation
Neogeo (Final Burn Alpha )
    PSX Joystick
         Plug in port2 psx2usb adapter
         Select: insert coin
         Analog mode: to be able to use Up and down keys
   Audio: OK
   Games:
         Armoredwar         
         Mpang (Mighty Pang)
         Dino (Cadillac dinosaurs)
         Winjammer CD  (failing)
 
Final Burn Alpha (Arcade Cabinet and Neogeo emulator)
PSX Joystick (same than neogeo)
Games:
     Metalslug2
     Magical crystals

SNES
PSX Joystick
         Plug in port2 psx2usb adapter
Games:
     All - OK

Neogeo pocket
  PSX Joystick
  Games
     Metal slug 2

Scummvm
   Games cannot be in zip files
   Unzip to folders
   Manually Add game, from roms folder
  Audio: OK
   Games:
      Loom
  
MasterSystem
  Joystick ¿failing left and right arrows??


ZxSpectrum
Games cannot be in zip files
Unzip to folder




c64
Games cannot be in zip files
Unzip to folder




Turbografx 16

   Failing, nothing is displayed in screen

pcsx-reARMed (PSX)
   Menu is not properly displayed
   Bios missing warning
.iso, .img, .bin/.cue or .mdf/.mds
.ecm file. These will not work in this emuator, but can be 'un-ECMed' by using the utility software unecm

GBA
   Bios missing warning (Gba_bios)

NES
   Failing

Mapping keyboard:
pygame module to work with the keyboard
KeyASCII ASCII      Common Name
K_BACKSPACE   \b      backspace
K_TAB         \t      tab
K_CLEAR               clear
K_RETURN      \r      return
K_PAUSE               pause
K_ESCAPE      ^[      escape
K_SPACE               space
K_RSHIFT              right shift
K_LSHIFT              left shift
K_RCTRL               right ctrl
K_LCTRL               left ctrl
K_RALT                right alt
K_LALT                left alt
K_RMETA               right meta
K_LMETA               left meta
K_LSUPER              left windows key
K_RSUPER              right windows key

lunes, 18 de agosto de 2014

Configuring Raspberry

 

Index:
Common Raspberry configuration
Configuring XBMC
Configuring Openelec
Configuring RaspBMC
Configuring Raspbian
Configuring RiscOS

 

Common Raspberry configuration

http://elinux.org/RPiconfig#
System configuration parameters that would normally be kept and set using the BIOS are now stored in a text file named "config.txt". 

http://elinux.org/R-Pi_ConfigurationFile
http://www.raspians.com/Knowledgebase/raspberry-pi-configuration-file/
Including an example configuration file with comments

i.e
Make display smaller to stop text spilling off the screen
## overscan_left
##     Number of pixels to skip on left
overscan_left=20


http://elinux.org/RPi_cmdline.txt
File is for passing arguments to the Linux kernel and it can be found in /boot/
i.e   ip=192.168.0.10    (Static ip for direct RJ45 cable connect)


Configuring XBMC

-Scrape directories to download art work, information, categories,...
Movie add-ons: filmaffinity,..
Over a folder, set content, select scraper.

-TV a la carta
blog.tvalacarta.info/plugin-xbmc/

Manage  xbmc  from an Android and WIFI:
XBMC Remote 
(default port:8080)

Kore
Seetings, Services, Webserver, Allow control via HTTP
(default port:80)
(activate in Raspberry)

Configuring Openelec

Network, programs, openelec configuration, Connections

Install addons
Programs, Openelec configuration, Addons
XBMC backups
CU lrc lyrics

Create a backup
programs, openelec settings, system, backup
->storage/XBMC

Configuring RaspBMC

As backup feature is not included, addon XBMC backup can be installed  but it is not working  (tested on ver 2014-06) 
Install/config from Addons, Program Addons
Execute from from "Programs"; but it will not show an icon

SSH from a linux terminal, requires to specify that user is "pi"
ssh pi@x.x.x.x

Configuring Raspbian

 



multimedia player GUI for omx player

sudo raspi-config
configure keyboard layout
Raspbian on a old CRT TV


>>>from https://github.com/KenT2/tboplayer
tboplayer
A GUI interface using jbaiter's pyomxplayer wrapper to control omxplayer

Required pexpect:
wget http://pexpect.sourceforge.net/pexpect-2.3.tar.gz
     tar xzf pexpect-2.3.tar.gz
     cd pexpect-2.3
     sudo python ./setup.py install

Installing tboplayer:
From a terminal window open in your home directory type:
     wget https://github.com/KenT2/tboplayer/tarball/master -O - | tar xz

There should now be a directory 'KenT2-tboplayer-xxxx' in your home directory. Rename the directory to tboplayer

Open the tboplayer directory and from a terminal opened in THIS directory:

    python tboplayer.py

TBOPlayer is developed on Raspbian Wheezy with python 2.7
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Useful software for Raspbian:

gnumeric
abiword
sylpheed
gmusicbrowser (music browser)
gstreamer
GNOME partition editor (gparted)
xarchiver
pyneighborhood
mp3
tightvnc-server  (launch with vncserver :1) ¿by default port 5901?

From PiStore
Pi-Web-Agent (l/p admin/admin)
sudo /etc/init.d/pi-web-agent start
from local https://127.0.0.1:8004
from remote https://192.168.1.109:8003

Packages from CLI:
nmap
apt-get install nmap --no-install-recommends
pistore
sudo apt-get install pistore


Configuring RiscOS

Its is not CRT friendly. Default image works with a CRT screen however, Risc OS has a screen resolution is too high for a CRT TV and it is impossible to use the OS.


Configuring OSMC

Install from AppStore:

SSH Server
Samba SMB
FTP Server

Addons from: "Programs" ,"Addons"


SSH
default login/password: osmc/osmc