Happy Halloween guys

Yesterday was a great like day. Got a like on a post about Chromium 53 on Raspbian Jessie, A like on Massive drop in views and a like on Charlieseverythingblog comment tips.

However, it is Halloween today: some temporary changes to the blog. Find the temporary changes here!

Happy Halloween!

Epic Chas Ghost 😀

Tommorow

Tommorow (which is Halloween, comment with a spooky joke on the Happy Halloween: Jokes post coming tommorow) a few temporary changes to Epic Chas Gamer will float to the blog.

Change title from Epic Chas Gamer 2016 to Epic Chas Ghost 2016

Change tagline from Gaming, coding and more to Ghosts, witches and more.

The blog URL will remain the same. On 1st November, the title will be changed from Epic Chas Ghost 2016 to Epic Chas Gamer 2016. Also the tagline will be changed from Ghosts, witches and more to Gaming, coding and more.

I’m excited!

Epic Chas Gamer 🙂

Following Epic Chas Gamer

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You will be sent an email asked for confirmation. Once confirmed, you will get emailed each time I publish a new post on this blog.

How do I unfollow your blog?

If you regret following this blog now (which will be a real shame and I am sure you won’t regret following, because you will probably like the blog), then go to WordPress.com support and follow the instructions of how following blogs work. You can follow the instructions of how to unfollow the blog. Then you will no longer get notified by email each time I publish a new post on this blog.

I hope you like my blog!

Epic Chas Gamer 😀

Massive drop in views

October 8th 2016 gave me 766 views that day. Wow!

However, the day after it lowered down. Around 600 views. Still awesome!

Then it lowered to go less than 100. It doesn’t matter about views, because 80 views isn’t too bad but then it went under 10 views.

 

So, here is the plan to help myself (and all of you) get more views.

  • Like other people’s posts.
  • Link to other people’s posts.
  • Relax, understanding it takes time.

I just hope it works!

Epic Chas Gamer 😀

What is a Raspberry Pi?

A Raspberry Pi is a £30 computer the size of a credit card designed with kids and programming in mind. It is capable of doing everything a desktop computer is capable of, from surfing the net to playing Minecraft. On this blog I sometimes write about it. You can learn more about the Raspberry Pi at raspberrypi.org.

Hope you now know!

Epic Chas Gamer 😎

Unofficial Raspberry Pi Clock Application

Hi guys. Today I have been experimenting with Python and Pygame. I managed to make a clock application for the Raspberry Pi.

Here is the code:

import pygame, sys, time

pygame.init()

screen = pygame.display.set_mode((1184, 624),
pygame.FULLSCREEN)
pygame.display.set_caption(“Raspberry Pi Clock”)

clockFont = pygame.font.Font(None, 72)
clock = pygame.time.Clock()

##COLOURS

WHITE = (255, 255, 255)
RED = (255, 0, 0)

##IMAGES
logo = pygame.image.load(“/usr/share/raspberrypi-artwork/launch.png”)
piclock = pygame.image.load(“raspitimebackground.png”)

##CODE
screen.blit(piclock, (0, 0))
pygame.display.flip()

time.sleep(2)

screen.blit(logo, (0, 0))
pygame.display.flip()

theFont = pygame.font.Font(None, 32)
theSurf = theFont.render(“Raspberry Pi”, True, WHITE)
theRect = theSurf.get_rect()
theRect.midtop = (115, 5)
screen.blit(theSurf, theRect)
pygame.display.flip()

loadFont = pygame.font.Font(None, 32)
loadSurf = theFont.render(“Press Enter to load the desktop”, True, WHITE)
loadRect = theSurf.get_rect()
loadRect.midtop = (500, 300)
screen.blit(loadSurf, loadRect)
pygame.display.flip()
while True:
clock.tick(1)
clockTime = time.strftime(“%H:%M:%S”, time.localtime())
clockText = clockFont.render(str(clockTime), True, WHITE, RED)
screen.blit(clockText, (1000, 550))
pygame.display.update()
for event in pygame.event.get():
if event.type == pygame.KEYDOWN:
if event.key == pygame.K_RETURN:
pygame.quit()
sys.exit()

The following image is required for this project file

raspitimebackground

If for some reason you ever need this image, feel free to use it. Learn more.

In the future, I will make a blog post about auto starting apps on the Pi.

Enjoy!

Epic Chas Gamer 😀

 

Bug in Minecraft PE

Hi guys. Yesterday I found this horrible bug in Minecraft PE 0.16.0. Basically, it was very commonly but not always when I found a mob. Let’s say, a horse. But a little line is coming out of it. A ruler sized line was coming out of it, the same colour as the mob. I hate that bug. I hope Mojang fix this bug soon.

I hate the bug!

Epic Chas Gamer 😞 (sorry I usually do smiley emoji but I am annoyed at the bug)

Chromium 53 on Raspbian Jessie (updated)

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Hi guys.When I showed you how to install Chromium 53 on Raspbian Jessie in an older post, it lead to dependency errors. I COMPLETELY didn’t notice this. So here is the tutorial, tested with Raspbian Jessie October 2016 release.

THIS WILL ONLY WORK ON A PI 2 OR PI 3!

TESTED WITH RASPBIAN JESSIE OCTOBER 2016 RELEASE. MAY WORK ON OLDER VERSIONS BUT NOT GUARANTEED TO WORK. IF YOU ARE USING AN OLDER VERSION OF RASPBIAN AND HAVE ISSUES WITH THIS PLZ COMMENT TO TELL ME YOUR ISSUE. I WILL TRY TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO FIX IT AND REPLY BACK TO YOUR COMMENT.

First, start up your Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 and open up the terminal. Then type:

wget http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/universe/c/chromium-browser/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra_53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142_armhf.deb

wget http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/universe/c/chromium-browser/chromium-browser-l10n_53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142_all.deb

wget http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/universe/c/chromium-browser/chromium-browser_53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142_armhf.deb

sudo dpkg -i chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra_53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142_armhf.deb

wget http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/libg/libgcrypt11/libgcrypt11_1.5.0-3_armhf.deb

sudo dpkg -i libgcrypt11_1.5.0-3_armhf.deb

wget http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/p/pciutils/libpci3_3.2.1-1ubuntu5.1_armhf.deb

sudo dpkg -i libpci3_3.2.1-1ubuntu5.1_armhf.deb

wget http://ports.ubuntu.com/pool/main/s/speech-dispatcher/libspeechd2_0.8.5-0ubuntu2_armhf.deb

sudo dpkg -i libspeechd2_0.8.5-0ubuntu2_armhf.deb

sudo dpkg -i chromium-browser-l10n_53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142_all.deb chromium-browser_53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142_armhf.deb

rm -R .cache/chromium

rm -R .config/chromium

sudo mv /usr/bin/x-www-browser /usr/bin/x-www-browser.bak

sudo mv /usr/bin/gnome-www-browser /usr/bin/gnome-www-browser.bak

sudo cp /usr/bin/chromium-browser /usr/bin/x-www-browser

sudo cp /usr/bin/chromium-browser /usr/bin/gnome-www-browser

Launch Chromium using Menu/Applications/Internet/Chromium Web Browser

Enjoy!

Epic Chas Gamer 😀

What OS do you like the most?

Epic Chas Gamer 😀

Meet Raspbian 8

NOTE: THIS POST WAS CREATED BY EPIC CHAS GAMER, A RASPBERRY PI FAN. THIS BLOG IS NOT CONNECTED WITH THE RASPBERRY PI FOUNDATION.

Raspbian 8: A way to enjoy everything.

New boot screen.

 

Chromium – A web browser that does so much.

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RealVNC – the great way to access your Pi from other computers as well as Phones and Tablets

RealVNC Viewer – the great way to access your computers from your Pi.

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LibreOffice – Be Productive. Write Word documents and do PowerPoint presentation, as well as much more.

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Update for free!

Epic Chas Gamer 😀