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by Rubus
Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How to protect the filesystem without a save shutdown button?
Replies: 61
Views: 27191

Re: How to protect the filesystem without a save shutdown button?

<t>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> "shutdown -h now"<br/> <br/> then wait for the message telling you it is OK to switch off. That's the way we were all doing it (even in Windows) in 1995 before the smart switches came in and the PC could switch itself off.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> That brings ba...
by Rubus
Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can i use raspberry pi mainly for web browsing?
Replies: 62
Views: 25218

Re: Can i use raspberry pi mainly for web browsing?

obarthelemy said:


Midori (a Firefox variant) has been tested on a beta board.



The rendering engine in Midori was switched from Gecko (Firefox) to Webkit (Chrome/Safari) a few years ago.
by Rubus
Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Solar Power
Replies: 54
Views: 15539

Re: Solar Power

<t>hyuecn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> n3tw0rk5 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> hyuecn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> How about steam power?<br/> <br/> <br/> Think my little mamod steam engine would need to be a tad bigger.<br/> <br/> <br/> It would be an awesome project though, a coal-powered pi<br/> <br/> I'd love to...
by Rubus
Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: POE on the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 9
Views: 12702

Re: POE on the Raspberry Pi

<r>macsmith said: <br/> <br/> <br/> check out Solwise too.  Here's a starter link:  <URL url="http://www.solwise.co.uk/wirel.....or-diy.htm">http://www.solwise.co.uk/wirel.....or-diy.htm</URL><br/> <br/> Macsmith<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> As I understand it from your link, because the R-Pi doesn't have...
by Rubus
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logo Competition
Replies: 289
Views: 41093

Re: Logo Competition





That's seriously good.

:D
by Rubus
Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Maybe you have targeted the wrong audience
Replies: 30
Views: 6434

Re: Maybe you have targeted the wrong audience

they will need an equal number of screens at around £200 a unit

You can get 21" monitors for less than £100 now. Though you could probably get a job-lot of VGA ones for free.
by Rubus
Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logo Competition
Replies: 289
Views: 41093

Re: Logo Competition

Quote from crundy on September 8, 2011, 09:15
I initially thought this one was great, but then I realised that it's pretty open to abuse!


Good catch! :D
by Rubus
Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Competition
Replies: 10
Views: 2068

Re: Competition

<t>Quote from Michael on September 6, 2011, 21:52<br/> Quote from Rubus on September 6, 2011, 10:56<br/> If you're going to make and sell these in bulk, do you think that some of Broadcom's big customers will think that you're stepping on their toes?<br/> <br/> <br/> Actually, Broadcom customers suc...
by Rubus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logo Competition
Replies: 289
Views: 41093

Re: Logo Competition

Quote from Gert van Loo on September 6, 2011, 18:46
Just wanted to show you my new (temporary ) gravatar.

Nice. I noticed that the Unicode font I used above includes a Tux at E000.

by Rubus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logo Competition
Replies: 289
Views: 41093

Re: Logo Competition

Quote from hvfrancesco on September 1, 2011, 11:38


I love this one. It never occurred to me to use this perspective.
by Rubus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Competition
Replies: 10
Views: 2068

Re: Competition

<r>Quote from jamesh on September 6, 2011, 13:52<br/> Quote from crundy on September 6, 2011, 12:32<br/> Quote from jamesh on September 6, 2011, 11:40<br/> Other areas, well, it's not going to push in to the mobile phone space, or the tablet space.<br/> <br/> Not until Apple's patents expire anyway....
by Rubus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logo Competition
Replies: 289
Views: 41093

Re: Logo Competition

Colour and grey-scale versions with text (Biolinum Regular (GPL)), plus 25x25 icon.



The colour is HTML Raspberry (#E30B5C)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R.....ry_(color)
by Rubus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Competition
Replies: 10
Views: 2068

Re: Competition

<t>I have a concern about the price and the competition.<br/> <br/> The Raspberry Pi looks to be a great device, and this is largely to do with the performance of the SoC and the price of the device (which I imagine is largely dependant on the price of the SoC).<br/> <br/> If you're going to make an...
by Rubus
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Some merchandising questions for you guys...
Replies: 32
Views: 5881

Re: Some merchandising questions for you guys...

Don't know if this will help with the size ratios, but I saw it the other day:



For the record, I'm a small.
by Rubus
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 402118

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<r>As the SoC runs cool, I'm thinking of housing it in something beautiful and tactile, like wood.<br/> <br/> Something like this would do (plus a few holes for sockets, of course):<br/> <br/> http://www.craftsmeninwood.co......bble-Box/c<br/> <br/> I am also tempted to house it in my old Spectrum 4...
by Rubus
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Early Adopters?
Replies: 43
Views: 6632

Re: Early Adopters?

<t>we'll be letting everyone on the mailing list know in advance when we'll be ready to ship<br/> <br/> Is the "add to mailing list" feature on the homepage faulty? I tried to add myself to it both yesterday and today, using Firefox, Chromium and Midori, but each time it just hangs. It says "Loading...

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