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by BrianOBrien
Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: About External USB Drives
Replies: 7
Views: 1165

Re: About External USB Drives

So a few thing. The drive was formatted xfat. 1) I don't mind reformatting the drive and partitioning it what format might have been better? 2) I think I can boot from this device can't I? If so how would I xfer my OS from memory card to a boot partition? I'd love to learn how to do all this withou...
by BrianOBrien
Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: About External USB Drives
Replies: 7
Views: 1165

About External USB Drives

I have an external USB 3.0 portable drive. 500Gig. Partitioned as one volume xfat. I managed to mount it on my Raspberry Pi 2. I had to use a powered USB hub and install some extra software for exfat sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-util did all my updates etc. When connected with a keyboard, m...
by BrianOBrien
Wed May 04, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: Mathematica
Topic: new to Mathematica but have used matlab.
Replies: 2
Views: 15307

new to Mathematica but have used matlab.

I've used matlab before but never Mathematica.

I'd like to do some fourier analysis with mathematica..

Can someone post a method to create a sin wave
plot it
do a forward fft and then plot the power spectrum?
by BrianOBrien
Wed May 04, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: TP-LINK TL-WN725N
Replies: 3
Views: 5265

Re: TP-LINK TL-WN725N

After reformatting my sd card and reloading the latest raspian all I had to do was to modify the WPA SSID and password and my USB worked. I'm not sure what all the fuss was about.

but thanks for everyone who contributed.
by BrianOBrien
Mon May 02, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: TP-LINK TL-WN725N
Replies: 3
Views: 5265

TP-LINK TL-WN725N

I would like to create a concise thread on this wifi adapter. There are quite a few threads, even some that say it works right out of the box. For me it doesn't and I suspect that thread title is very misleading. I'm concerned that the bottom line on this device is that the device driver must be mad...
by BrianOBrien
Mon May 02, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Blue tooth works?
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Re: Blue tooth works?

Thanks pi@raspberrypi:~ $ hciconfig -a hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 5C:F3:70:73:31:FB ACL MTU: 1021:8 SCO MTU: 64:1 UP RUNNING RX bytes:924 acl:0 sco:0 events:44 errors:0 TX bytes:1487 acl:0 sco:0 commands:44 errors:0 Features: 0xbf 0xfe 0xcf 0xfe 0xdb 0xff 0x7b 0x87 Packet type: DM1 DM3 ...
by BrianOBrien
Sun May 01, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Blue tooth works?
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Blue tooth works?

I have a few USB components like a bluetooth adapter and a wifi adapter. The wifi adapter is a TP-LINK TL-WN725N V2.1... There is a very very very very long thread on it working RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX.... Not. Does anyone have concise instructions on getting it working? Even if I have to download the ...
by BrianOBrien
Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connecting to Wifi
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Re: Connecting to Wifi

I connected the PI to my router by cable, ssh'd in, then plugged in the USB stick. dmesg seemed recognise stick and two wlan interfaces were added to the /etc/network/interfaces file. I added the ssids and passwords to the /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf configuration files and rebooted. ifc...
by BrianOBrien
Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connecting to Wifi
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Connecting to Wifi

I have a USB Wifi adaptor connected to my r pi 2 (NETGEAR WNDA3100 USB Wireless-N Dual Band) I just loaded raspbian and powered it up. I haven't connected the ethernet port or the keyboard or mouse.. What am I going to have to do to get a Wifi connection to my home WiFi? (Yes I have a HDMI TV, an et...

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