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    On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM <unix-request (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com> wrote:

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    > 1. Re: Debian packages update - Possible dpkg failure (mrw)
    > 2. Re: Jivelite on a Pirate Audio 240x240 screen (Howard Passman)
    > 3. Re: Jivelite on a Pirate Audio 240x240 screen (jeroen2)
    > 4. Re: Debian packages update - Possible dpkg failure (Man in a
    > van)
    > 5. Re: Debian packages update - Possible dpkg failure (Man in a
    > van)
    > 6. Re: Jivelite on a Pirate Audio 240x240 screen (macsat)
    > 7. Re: PiCore Player and gpio-poweroff / gpio-shutdown overlays
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    > Message: 1
    > Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:06:36 +0000
    > From: mrw <mrw.9qqwrb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] Debian packages update - Possible
    > dpkg failure
    > Message-ID: <mrw.9qqwrb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
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    > Man in a van wrote:
    > > I still had to add libcrypt-openssl-rsa-perl for philippe_44 ShairTune
    > > Plugin

    >
    > It's not actually a dependency of LMS, which is why it never went into
    > the dependency list. And I wasn't using the ShairTune plugin at the
    > time.
    >
    > Maybe there's a case for adding the dependency anyway...
    >
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    > Message: 2
    > Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:19:09 +0000
    > From: Howard Passman
    > <Howard.Passman.9qqxbb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] Jivelite on a Pirate Audio 240x240
    > screen
    > Message-ID: <Howard.Passman.9qqxbb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    >
    >
    > Did you download the proper extension? Follow these instructions?
    >
    > Display:
    > Scroll down to 'Additional functions' and click on 'Extensions'. Wait
    > for three green ticks, then click on the 'Available' tab. In the
    > 'Available extensions in the piCorePlayer repository' section, load the
    > pcp-jivelite_default-qvga240squareskin.tcz extension.
    >
    > In the Jivelite section of the Tweaks page, change the Framebuffer to
    > /dev/fb1 and click on 'Set FB'. The Frame Rate and Frame Depth can be
    > left blank - they will default to 22 and 32 respectively, which are
    > fine.
    >
    > Install Jivelite from the Tweaks page (this step includes an automatic
    > backup, so accept the reboot prompt.)
    >
    > The screen should now show console messages during boot, then the
    > piCorePlayer splash screen, then Jivelite ‘Choose Language’.
    >
    > Hope this helps...
    >
    > Howard
    >
    >
    >
    > macsat wrote:
    > > I got it all installed, playback works and display shows the "choose
    > > language screen".
    > >
    > > With an attached keyboard I have chosen English, next screen is the skin
    > > selection. Here I try to select the QVGA 240x240 one, but dosnt seem to
    > > work. I cant get it to go past that screen, and after reboot I am back
    > > at language selection screen.
    > >
    > > Quite annyoing.
    > >
    > > BR
    > > Kasper

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    > Message: 3
    > Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:28:09 +0000
    > From: jeroen2 <jeroen2.9qqxrz (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] Jivelite on a Pirate Audio 240x240
    > screen
    > Message-ID: <jeroen2.9qqxrz (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    >
    >
    > macsat wrote:
    > > With an attached keyboard I have chosen English, next screen is the skin
    > > selection. Here I try to select the QVGA 240x240 one, but dosnt seem to
    > > work. I cant get it to go past that screen, and after reboot I am back
    > > at language selection screen.
    > >

    >
    > It took me a few days before I realised I had to attached a keyboard, so
    > you're ways ahead of me on that one. :-) But after that it worked fine
    > for me (on a PiZero even). I can't check this anymore now, but I do
    > recall there are different ways to make a selection in Jivelite.
    > Sometimes it's the right arrow, sometimes it's the Enter key. Once you
    > managed to get through that you need to make sure you save the settings
    > to SD under advanced settings..
    >
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    > Message: 4
    > Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 19:37:29 +0000
    > From: Man in a van <Man.in.a.van.9qr0xb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] Debian packages update - Possible
    > dpkg failure
    > Message-ID: <Man.in.a.van.9qr0xb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    >
    >
    > slartibartfast wrote:
    > > How did you install LMS when you first installed it on the Pi4? I can't
    > > remember what I did but I also can't remember any issues.
    > >
    > > Sent from my Pixel 3a using Tapatalk

    >
    >
    >
    > Different ways, it's changed with time, first Squeezeplug which morphed
    > into Max2Play, then using using Gerrelt's way for headless rpi
    >
    >
    > http://www.gerrelt.nl/RaspberryPi/wo...layer-for-bbq/
    >
    > Then, using the instructions from the wiki, or pCP as it matured
    >
    > I have mostly now settled on Raspberry PI OS Desktop (without the
    > extras) but sometimes downloading and installing through the Desktop,
    > but I have always had to install the dependencies for philippe_44's
    > plugins
    >
    > And a lot of the time just a wget, apt and apt install -f
    >
    > It's just for a change
    >
    > ronnie
    >
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    > Message: 5
    > Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 19:39:50 +0000
    > From: Man in a van <Man.in.a.van.9qr10o (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] Debian packages update - Possible
    > dpkg failure
    > Message-ID: <Man.in.a.van.9qr10o (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    >
    >
    > mrw wrote:
    > > It's not actually a dependency of LMS, which is why it never went into
    > > the dependency list. And I wasn't using the ShairTune plugin at the
    > > time.
    > >
    > > Maybe there's a case for adding the dependency anyway...

    >
    > Thanks for the info, I hope you don't think I was offering a critique,
    > the post was only meant as feedback
    >
    > ronnie
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    > Message: 6
    > Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:31:04 +0000
    > From: macsat <macsat.9qr67c (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] Jivelite on a Pirate Audio 240x240
    > screen
    > Message-ID: <macsat.9qr67c (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    >
    >
    > jeroen2 wrote:
    > > It took me a few days before I realised I had to attached a keyboard, so
    > > you're ways ahead of me on that one. :-) But after that it worked fine
    > > for me (on a PiZero even). I can't check this anymore now, but I do
    > > recall there are different ways to make a selection in Jivelite.
    > > Sometimes it's the right arrow, sometimes it's the Enter key. Once you
    > > managed to get through that you need to make sure you save the settings
    > > to SD under advanced settings..

    >
    > I had missed the part about saving settings to SD. Thank you, working
    > nicely now.
    >
    > Perfect little player - RPi Zero W with Pirate Audio.
    >
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    > Message: 7
    > Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:50:29 +0000
    > From: jeroen2 <jeroen2.9qs1on (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    > To: unix (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
    > Subject: Re: [SlimDevices: Unix] PiCore Player and gpio-poweroff /
    > gpio-shutdown overlays
    > Message-ID: <jeroen2.9qs1on (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>
    >
    >
    > paul- wrote:
    > > .local is from avahi/zeroconf. pCP can send curl commands to the LMS
    > > server all day long. There are other ways to automatically find IP
    > > address of your LMS server....much lighter weight than avahi
    > > The way we prefer to do it in pcp, is to look at the local device and
    > > see what LMS server squeezelite is connected to.
    > >

    >
    > Thanks for this suggestion. I now wrote a small script that gets called
    > from Lircrc (in stead of hardcoding the full curl command for every
    > single key). It adds an extra layer, which I don't like, but it's much
    > easier to maintain and indeed does not require a reference to the server
    > name anymore either. The script looks like this:
    > (note that the remote controls its own player directly using "pcp up",
    > pcp down", etc.. But it also starts preset radio stations on the leading
    > player and volume and power functions on a small piZero player in a
    > connected room, by curling json commands to the server)
    >
    > Code:
    > --------------------
    > #!/bin/sh
    >
    > LMSIP=$(netstat -nt 2>&1 | grep :3483 | grep ESTABLISHED | uniq -f 4 |
    > awk '{ print $5 }' | grep :3483 | awk -F: '{ print $1 }')
    >
    > #MAC address for external players
    > bathroomMAC="b8:27:eb:8a:xxxx"
    > livingroomMAC="aa:aa:bd:41:xxxx"
    >
    > # only preset commands go to main player (format "lmsjson.sh preset 1")
    > all others go to bathroom (format "lmsjson.sh power 0", max 3 params)
    >
    > if [ $1 = "preset" ]
    > then
    > command='{"id": 1, "method": "slim.request",
    > "params":["'$livingroomMAC'", ["favorites", "playlist", "play",
    > "item_id:2.'$2'"]]}'
    > else
    > command='{"id": 1, "method": "slim.request", "params":["'$bathroomMAC'",
    > ["'$1'", "'$2'", "'$3'"]]}'
    > fi
    >
    > #echo $LMSIP
    > #echo $command
    > eval "curl -X POST -d '"$command"' "$LMSIP":9000/jsonrpc.js"
    >
    > --------------------
    >
    >
    > The lircrc files now only contains lines like this:
    >
    > Code:
    > --------------------
    > begin
    > prog = irexec
    > remote = WD_TV_LIVE_REMOTE
    > button = KEY_3
    > repeat = 0
    > config = /home/tc/lmsjson.sh preset 2
    > end
    >
    > --------------------
    >
    >
    > One odd thing I noticed though: It seems that squeezelite is also
    > connected to and listening to Lirc, because the mute key (which is not
    > in my lircrc file) mutes the player. Since LMS seems to have 'issues
    > with Mute/Unmute '
    > (
    > https://forums.slimdevices.com/showt...1#post988645)I
    > want to avoid that.. But I can't figure out how squeezelite is
    > configured to respond to Lirc. There is nothing in my Lirrc file for the
    > mute key, so it seems to be at a lower level. Would anybody know where I
    > can find the mapping for this connection?
    >
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