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Ooo I just followed the link and it seems to Ubuntable!
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BeebMaster wrote:
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:49 pm
Don't suppose there's any support for Linux? I got a similar USB video recorder stick a few years ago from the middle aisle of Lidl of all places (remember supermarkets anyone?) but there is no Linux software for it, and VLC wouldn't recognise it as a capture device.
Yes, it works out of the box on Linux, and is recognised as a standard UVC camera.

See this thread for more details:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=21757

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Great, I think I may have to get one. I installed OBS Studio on Ubuntu, looks pretty good but I don't get anything with my existing "Silver Crest" stick. This is what it gives me from my JVC SVHS video recorder with the menu on (should be white text on blue background):
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Sounds all promising
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SCRAP THIS REPLY - THE Forum Software showed me an earlier post in the chain completely out of context!


I might be able to help, if it's the same model capture stick I have.

Mine works under windows normally though, but I recall trying it on linux and I had to install all sorts of Video for Linux base libs and the like.

THIS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video4Linux

and

THIS: https://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Are probably the best two places to start.

PS: the second one is also a very good resource if your using an SDR dongle under linux too
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Rod C wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:46 pm
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Recently I picked up this very nice Risc PC 600 with a large bundle of educational software and documentation. It was originally used in a primary school and has file server software installed.


The Crystal Rainforest (Sherston Software)


Hi there,

I'm extremely interested in somehow playing the old 1993 Crystal Rainforest again. Do you still have the floppy disks for it? :) Feel free to DM me regarding this.
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A very cool addition to my Atari 2600:

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An Arcadia Supercharger! No more 128 bytes of RAM for my Atari! Now a massive 6K! 8)
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Not so much received, but finished building. All working really nicely.

The switch at the LHS of the 3.5" floppy drive is used to toggle which drive is drive 0/2, and which is drive 1/3 (or drive 0/4 & drive 1/5 for ADFS). I'm going to add the same switch to the Gotek / 5.25" floppy drive combo when I get a spare minute.
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Nice drives. =D>

Now a 5.25", 3.5" AND a Gotek in the same case would be amazing! Is it possible, I wonder?
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A proper toy..

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(PS, I like the drive units, Ken. Nice!)
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Nice motor Jon 8)
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flaxcottage wrote:
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Nice drives. =D>

Now a 5.25", 3.5" AND a Gotek in the same case would be amazing! Is it possible, I wonder?
Physically fitting all 3 into a full height case would be possible, using something like this for the Gotek and 3.5" floppy:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4237727

But you lose the space for the rotary encoder.

Also, only 2 of the 3 drives could be in use at any one time, so I'm not entirely sure how you would select the appropriate drive. I guess you could add in a couple of 3 position slide switches; one to select drive 0/2 from the 3 available drives, and the other to select drive 1/3.
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