Raspberry Pi

Building Qt 5.10 for Raspberry Pi on Debian Stretch

Raspbian based on Debian Stretch comes with an old (5.7.1) version of Qt that is already outdated and missing some features and modules. Afaik there are no up-to-date backports so the only way to get an up to date version version of Qt with all features enabled running on your Pi is to build it yourself. This tutorial explain how to build Qt, a time of writing the latest, version 5.10.0.

Setup a Raspberry Pi for headless use with USB serial console

Instructions on how to prepare a Debian Raspbian for headless USB serial console use on a Raspberry Pi Zero, Zero W, A and A+ boards using USB OTG (gadget) mode. Note that these are the only models where it is possible to do so as they don't have a USB hub and the OTG mode is available for use.

Raspberry Pi 3 closeup

Various Raspberry Pi related tutorials has been updated and fixed. There is now a new tutorial for building Qt on Raspbian Stretch, a QtQuick example and various updates to the 64-bit tools and kernel build tutorials.

Qml item state undefined

I'm working on a info screen application done in Qml that will be run on a Raspberry Pi. I'm doing the main coding on the desktop and everything runs well.

On the Pi I'm using a self build of Qt 5.4.2 and it worked very well, until yesterday that is. Suddenly I got no display of my info slides. Strange thing, it worked perfeclt fine before.

After a good bit of cursing I found that my Image didn't show, because for some odd reason the binding of