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by rustyk123
Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: self downloading an sd-card image from a server and writing it to new card
Replies: 20
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Re: self downloading an sd-card image from a server and writing it to new card

<t>mole125 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> What about if they have already brought 2 cards with the image on, now they want to upgrade to the latest OS release, it isn't reasonable to expect them to buy another.<br/> <br/> <br/> Well right there you have 2 already, so you get a card reader and update one th...
by rustyk123
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: self downloading an sd-card image from a server and writing it to new card
Replies: 20
Views: 4217

Re: self downloading an sd-card image from a server and writing it to new card

<t>This is a good idea, but my thought is it is not the time for it, it may be necessary later, but I don't see a need now.  I believe that most of the people, if not all, that ordered a raspberry pi owns another computer at this point, this is merely an experiment for most of us.  So you can use yo...
by rustyk123
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is in the box and what do I have to buy?
Replies: 7
Views: 4179

Re: What is in the box and what do I have to buy?

<t>Joe Schmoe said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Or get from your junk drawer.  I don't plan to buy anything. <br/> <br/> <br/> That is what I do.  Most electronics now do not include cables, unless they are proprietary to that device or manufacture.  99% of printers don't include the USB/Ethernet Cables.  TV's...
by rustyk123
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RasbPi powered by the USB port on a TV
Replies: 7
Views: 4893

Re: RasbPi powered by the USB port on a TV

<t>Check your TV first before assuming, some provide power only on startup, some only in Firmware upgrade mode, and some all the time.  Just plug a mobile external hard drive (2.5", with no external power supply) in and listen for it to spin up, and keep spinning for a minute or so.  If the ports po...

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