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by soslug
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Upgrade from stretch to buster possible?
Replies: 7
Views: 15032

Re: Upgrade from stretch to buster possible?

I have just upgrade my Raspberry Pi 3 from stretch to buster for the most part without issue. This is the only issue I had after an upgrade sudo rpi-update *** Raspberry Pi firmware updater by Hexxeh, enhanced by AndrewS and Dom *** Performing self-update *** Relaunching after update *** Raspberry P...
by soslug
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspbian Stretch: Wifi not starting on boot
Replies: 93
Views: 130392

Re: Raspbian Stretch: Wifi not starting on boot

I also had issues with networking with the new stretch however it can be fixed. First of all you need to realise the naming conventions for network interfaces has now changed. No longer can you use eth0, wlan0 or with an external wireless wlan1. I understand the reason for this has something to do w...
by soslug
Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Raspberry Pi + Scratch for non computer users
Replies: 9
Views: 3927

Re: Raspberry Pi + Scratch for non computer users

Hello MarcScott may I ask what happens when you access gpio server on via edit menu instead of as a broadcast when i tried it with broadcast ie brooadcast gpioserveron I can also confirm it worked for me. When I tried by the method I described it stills does not additional as I turn on and off my g...
by soslug
Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Raspberry Pi + Scratch for non computer users
Replies: 9
Views: 3927

Re: Raspberry Pi + Scratch for non computer users

Hello MarcScott may I ask what happens when you access gpio server on via edit menu instead of as a broadcast when i tried it with broadcast ie brooadcast gpioserveron I can also confirm it worked for me. When I tried by the method I described it stills does not additional as I turn on and off my gp...
by soslug
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Scratch
Topic: Bug in Raspberry Pi + Scratch?
Replies: 2
Views: 1184

Bug in Raspberry Pi + Scratch?

I have found what I believe is a bug in the current Jesse build for Raspberry Pi 2 B+ and Raspberry Pi 3 using the new GPIO format relating to Scratch 1.4. Following the documentation provided here was the groundwork for my assumption. https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/scratch/gpio/REA...
by soslug
Fri May 15, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southend Raspberry Jam #6
Replies: 0
Views: 541

Southend Raspberry Jam #6

Yep! Roll up, Roll up!!! Southend Jam #6 is coming to you on Saturday 30th May. Sign up for FREE tickets here: http://southendjam.co.uk The theme of this Jam is "Coding and Education" We will have coding workshops suitable for primary school children/beginners upwards at this Jam and also lots of ot...
by soslug
Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Raspberry Jam in Southend 21st Feb
Replies: 3
Views: 1058

Re: Raspberry Jam in Southend 21st Feb

Hi Ray, Thanks for the post! Yep! Roll up, Roll up!!! Southend Jam #5 is coming to you on Saturday 21st February . Sign up for FREE tickets here: http://southendjam.co.uk Our event is one week before the Raspberry Pi Federation's 3rd birthday party at CamJam (we were in the diary first - honest!). S...
by soslug
Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southend on Sea Raspberry Jam - 22nd November
Replies: 1
Views: 1436

Re: Southend on Sea Raspberry Jam November

Booking now open for the talks and workshops.

More coming.
by soslug
Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southend on Sea Raspberry Jam - 22nd November
Replies: 1
Views: 1436

Southend on Sea Raspberry Jam - 22nd November

Southend Raspberry Jam on Saturday 22nd November 10am - 5pm. Book talks and workshops : http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southend-raspberry-jam-4-tickets-13564528871 There will be talks, show and tell, workshops, videos, robots, flashing leds and lots of fun. Make lots of new friends All ages and abil...
by soslug
Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Sat 16th August
Replies: 8
Views: 2072

Re: Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Sat 16th August

PeterO wrote:That was fun ! Thanks to Soslug for organising it....

Peter (4096 LEDs) O
Thankyou so much we loved the led arrays you had will you please do a talk about them at our next jam
by soslug
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Sat 16th August
Replies: 8
Views: 2072

Re: Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Sat 16th August

Last day get your tickets now many Talks and Lectures at least four Workshops covering HTML CSS Styles Sheet, Sonic-Pi, Scratch, Scratch GPIO and Soldering and Electronics. Quadcopter, GitHub, PiMetry and Ardino Mind Control Mindno. Lots to se and do all exhibits and Talks are free, but please help ...
by soslug
Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Sat 16th August
Replies: 8
Views: 2072

Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Sat 16th August

Southend Raspberry Jam on Saturday 16th August 10am - 5pm. Book now on Eventbrite for the 3rd Southend Raspberry Jam Join our mailing list to be informed about future Southend Raspberry Jam events Click here There will be two large lecture rooms of talks, show and tell, workshops, videos, robots, f...
by soslug
Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Raspberry Jam Saturday 21st June 10am to 5pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1356

Re: Raspberry Jam Saturday 21st June 10am to 5pm

I haven't seen the reply from them as yet, however we are inviting as many dignitaries as possible we do have some amazing LED Cubes which can be controlled by a Raspberry Pi or Arduino, Sonic-Pi which is application specially written for the Raspberry Pi, talks from Goldsmiths University Students a...
by soslug
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Raspberry Jam Saturday 21st June 10am to 5pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1356

Raspberry Jam Saturday 21st June 10am to 5pm

Southend on Sea Linux User Group SoSLUG are pleased to announce our latest Raspberry Jam on Saturday 21st June between 10am & 5pm Meet other Raspberry Pi owners and users. Plenty to see and do discover new Pi projects and lots of Pi discussions. Bring along you Pi project we'll have some keyboards,...
by soslug
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Essex Raspberry Jams in Southend-on-Sea
Replies: 4
Views: 4191

Re: Essex Raspberry Jams in Southend-on-Sea

Please be advised

On going Raspberry Jams are now located NOT at Dragon Enterprises but at the following address

TAP (Temporary Art Project)
North Road
Southend on Sea
Essex
SS0 7AB

Each Monday (except possibly holidays please enquire) from 7pm
derek@soslug.org
by soslug
Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Pre Event 4th February 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 638

Pre Event 4th February 2013

Hello all, I have been asked by our members at the Sothend on Sea Linux User Group to communicate an invitation to those interested in the RaspberryPI. Being a cautious lot we are curious to know the level of interest the RaspberryPI actually has in the Essex area. We therefore wish to offer a dummy...
by soslug
Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SoSLUG (Southend on Sea Linux User Group)
Replies: 3
Views: 1938

Re: SoSLUG (Southend on Sea Linux User Group)

Unfortunately SoSLUG has had to pull out of the venue at Chalkwell Parks Village Green in Leigh on Sea Essex. The venue is still a great place to spend the day from 11am till 9pm Saturday 30th July. But as a result of lack of services there will be no Raspberry PI demonstrations or Presentations
by soslug
Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: how to make PI out of PI?
Replies: 16
Views: 3357

Re: how to make PI out of PI?

Is the circumference divided by the radius not sure it will go that high though
by soslug
Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Arch
Topic: setting X up on Pi
Replies: 6
Views: 2916

Re: setting X up on Pi

If you are using the Debian image then X server should be ready to go just type this at the the command line after you logged in

startx

this should take you to run X and lxde desktop

II don't have my Raspberry Pi worst luck so may not have all the facts, but that as I understand it is all you need.
by soslug
Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Debian
Topic: I/O error when reading flash drive
Replies: 10
Views: 8614

Re: I/O error when reading flash drive

If this is the only drive and partition all of it has been formatted as a ext3 which as I understand the Raspberry Pi using the SD Card cannot boot from you need a windows 95 partition whith which to boot before using linux. You need to obtain the debian image from forum downloads then use dd or win...
by soslug
Sat Jun 02, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Debian
Topic: I/O error when reading flash drive
Replies: 10
Views: 8614

Re: I/O error when reading flash drive

Try to list the contents with this

sudo fdisk -l

enter password

This lists all attached storage devices and tables the formats of each drive and partition.
by soslug
Sat Jun 02, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Simple ssh connection from laptop
Replies: 5
Views: 34863

Re: Simple ssh connection from laptop

Suggestion, openssh-server is what most of the linux community uses on Debian and Ubuntu etc. To install you need do the following sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install openssh-server once installed on your Raspberry Pi it is ready to use Using your client computer if on a li...
by soslug
Sat Jun 02, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to shutdown the rpi
Replies: 5
Views: 8774

Re: How to shutdown the rpi

Should be possible to

a) sudo halt

add your own password when asked

b) sudo shutdown -h now

Shutting down with the -r means reboot instead of -h
by soslug
Wed May 30, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: X servers for Win & Mac
Replies: 18
Views: 5697

Re: X servers for Win & Mac

What about using xhost over ssh if you are using putty then you have what you need to achieve it, there are as far as I am aware some definitions that need be defined on both machines to port the display back to the client machine from remote host.
by soslug
Wed May 30, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: X servers for Win & Mac
Replies: 18
Views: 5697

Re: X servers for Win & Mac

I would have thought that Cygwin is best placed for that Cygwin is a set of powerful tools to assist developers in migrating applications from UNIX/Linux to the Microsoft Windows platform. Cygwin delivers the open source standard Red Hat GNU gcc compiler and gdb debugger on Windows. In addition, it ...

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