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by digital_addict
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 201143

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

Got this about 6hours ago from makeuseof sorry if i'm reposting
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-g ... pi-manual/
by digital_addict
Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Two XBMC (.deb) compiled/prepared for users + instruction
Replies: 300
Views: 130492

Re: Two XBMC (.deb) compiled/prepared for users + instructio

As mentioned above, I am unable to play ISO files... I turned on logging and got a log of what it said. Not really sure what I should be looking for though.. Log is found: https://raw.github.com/gist/3588807/bc67cc8173024c1c968f3a771ce628ee8d16f0e3/xbmc.log Not sure if there is a different thread I...
by digital_addict
Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB Port Current Boost (solved)
Replies: 247
Views: 90899

Re: USB Port Current Boost

I'm curious about one thing: If F3 was supposed to be 1.1A (but somehow is 700mA currently), AND newer boards have F1 and F3 replaced with something that essentially is a piece of wire with 0 ohm resistance, then I guess that means the PI will only have around 100mA if one would connect two devices...
by digital_addict
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB Port Current Boost (solved)
Replies: 247
Views: 90899

Re: USB Port Current Boost

Ed Raket wrote:
selsinork wrote: Now if you've got a 500 watt 'phone charger' it's probably not going to be that :)
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Wow a 100amp micro usb plug and socket. :lol:

Just out of curiosity, what is the limit on a micro usb plug and socket? 2amps?
by digital_addict
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Rating of powered hub PSU?
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

Re: Rating of powered hub PSU?

I have 2 pluscom 7 usb hubs one, i've had for at least 5 years and a new one. The new one has a 3 amp psu and the the plug for the hub is a standard co-ax power plug 5.5mm od 2.1mm id. I measured it to make sure. You will find a number of poor reports on this forum, regarding this device, but I have...
by digital_addict
Sun May 13, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Learning materials
Replies: 2
Views: 1330

Re: Learning materials

This months flavour of image is Debian, Arch and Fedora follow. If you are waiting for your Pi, turn your Linux machine into one of these, by either downloading, if you have sufficient bandwidth, or buy a cd from ebay for about £1. Regarding books, contact your largest/local library, see what they h...
by digital_addict
Sat May 12, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I'm going to report the foundation to 'elf & safety
Replies: 12
Views: 1986

Re: I'm going to report the foundation to 'elf & safety

Lets be honest 'scone, SWMBO had suspected you were skiving, and released one of her personal exocets. (how do they do that? :? ) That's why George was under the bench in the first place.
by digital_addict
Fri May 11, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 201143

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

Small but perfectly formed. Bottom of the list but in some high class company.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.u.....=webmail10
by digital_addict
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB hub sending power to Raspberry PI through USB port
Replies: 17
Views: 7530

Re: USB hub sending power to Raspberry PI through USB port

<t>GordonH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> the hub also (wrongly?) feeds power down it's input wire into the Pi, but as it's from the same 5V source I guess it's OK.<br/> <br/> Gordon<br/> <br/> <br/> I think the bottom line is that conformity in the design of Chinese usb hubs has a lot to be desired....
by digital_addict
Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB hub sending power to Raspberry PI through USB port
Replies: 17
Views: 7530

Re: USB hub sending power to Raspberry PI through USB port

<r>The definition of the differences between upstream and downstream usb can lead to some confusion. Please look here <URL url="http://askville.amazon.com/Usb.....Id=6690405">http://askville.amazon.com/Usb.....Id=6690405</URL> What I think is happening in GordonH's photo is the upstream from the RPi...
by digital_addict
Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB hub sending power to Raspberry PI through USB port
Replies: 17
Views: 7530

Re: USB hub sending power to Raspberry PI through USB port

<t>I'm sure Gert will correct me if i'm wrong. This is the tidy way.<br/> <br/> To power your Pii from a powered hub, you require a “Y” cable with 2 type "A"connectors into the hub and a micro usb plug on the third leg,into the Pii. This should allow you to pull 1amp to cover the requirement of 700m...
by digital_addict
Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New vid on the front page - Eben at TEDx Granta
Replies: 3
Views: 717

Re: New vid on the front page - Eben at TEDx Granta

<t>Great video, a credit to Eben.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Now the tongue in cheek bit.<br/> <br/> Regarding Liz's comments surrounding the video. With Eben's ability to crash web sites, is he about to compete with Stephen Fry and more importantly, to Liz, is he to become the next “National Treasure” ...
by digital_addict
Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is in the box and what do I have to buy?
Replies: 7
Views: 4068

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

<r>@ Churchill The Dog<br/> <br/> There will be no boxes until the production boards reach the purchasers, as there have been component changes since the original board.<br/> <br/> @ jaz<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....use/page-2">http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....use/page-2...
by digital_addict
Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Server distros?
Replies: 18
Views: 4399

Re: Server distros?

jaz said:


limited Linux experience , will it install & run ubuntu11.04  from latest download?



Go to home page type ubuntu in Google search box, click google search.
by digital_addict
Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Problem to burn gparted-live ISO Image on CD/DVD under Win XP ImgBurner
Replies: 18
Views: 3641

Re: Problem to burn gparted-live ISO Image on CD/DVD under Win XP ImgBurner

<t>My crystal ball is off centre most of the time, but is this the clue ?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> “So following the Prep. for Pi – using Full SD card capacity Tutorial “<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I suspect the OP is trying to burn a live CD of gparted to facilitate the above.<br/...
by digital_addict
Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Did anyone of you turn their back on MS Windows definitely?
Replies: 68
Views: 11515

Re: Did anyone of you turn their back on MS Windows definitely?

<t>I've used Linux continuously for about 2 years, but the computer split in our house is 70/30 in favour of Windows. The issue of which OS you use, is determined by where you buy your machine. The two biggest retailers only push one system.<br/> <br/> If Joe Bloggs goes to buy a computer, there is ...
by digital_addict
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: RepRap and other 3D printers….
Replies: 12
Views: 2557

Re: RepRap and other 3D printers….

Looked at solidoodle, but this is $699 + $43 for 2lb abs filament. Shipping charge not mentioned.

http://www.solidoodle.com/
by digital_addict
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sugru alternative
Replies: 32
Views: 11385

Re: Sugru alternative

<t>Back to the original thread. Page 2 Item 19<br/> <br/> Home made sugru made with china clay does have it's place in the world but not necessarily with a R-Pi. I made 4 pillars about 3mm dia and 25mm long. They supported the weight of my 19 gram circuit board (just a bit smaller than a credit card...
by digital_addict
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sugru alternative
Replies: 32
Views: 11385

Re: Sugru alternative

<t>@ SANGER_A2<br/> <br/> Just made a batch of silicone and china clay. This does not have as greater slump problem as the previous mix and is slightly easier to form, but un-cured, it is still very floppy but I dusted the product to take the stickiness away on the outer surfaces. The need for cling...
by digital_addict
Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sugru alternative
Replies: 32
Views: 11385

Re: Sugru alternative

<t>After 13 hours the home-made sugru has set well, the circuit board (no green lacquer) shows no ill effects and was not stuck to the product. That's the good news.<br/> <br/> After mixing, I found it impossible to tool or shape, all it wanted to do was slump. Using some kind of mold and casting it...
by digital_addict
Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sugru alternative
Replies: 32
Views: 11385

Re: Sugru alternative

<t>Just made a batch with 50/50 cornflour and food grade high modulus silicone sealant. It does feel very soft. I also stuck a small micro controller board in it. When I get chance, I'll have a word with my eldest, he designs this stuff for the construction and any other kind of industry. I showed h...
by digital_addict
Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Taste-testing-the-Raspberry-Pi
Replies: 15
Views: 3318

Re: Taste-testing-the-Raspberry-Pi

<t>Totally off topic<br/> <br/> <br/> Lynbarn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> (and Mr. A... - he could unerringly hit any child on the ear from anywhere in the classroom - amazing!) or perhaps the occasional blackboard rubber...<br/> <br/> My Mr B must have competed in the same 64 Olympics, Innsbruck ...
by digital_addict
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disgusted - Price Hike by Farnell
Replies: 65
Views: 16399

Re: Disgusted - Price Hike by Farnell

<t>I would be the last person to champion Farnell, having had a number of spats with them over the last 40 years. This is from their terms and conditions.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> The Company reserves the right to charge the following handling charges:<br/> (i) £5.95 on all orders of £30 or under;<br/...
by digital_addict
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: OT (of course): Windows 98 (or earlier) on the Pi?
Replies: 12
Views: 17060

Re: OT (of course): Windows 98 (or earlier) on the Pi?

Wow if we could get QEMU to emulate Z80 code we might be able to run CP/M
by digital_addict
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Power Through USB Hub
Replies: 8
Views: 1882

Re: Power Through USB Hub

<t>@ BlueClogger +1<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> With the concerns over the “Loop” it should be noted that when you purchase your power hub, you will be provided with a cable with 1 type a plug and 1 type b plug or other (not a). This links the output of the Pii to the input to the hub, thereby avoiding a...

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