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by SapphireSmith9
Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Need Help with Hex codes
Replies: 1
Views: 397

Need Help with Hex codes

So I'm going to be getting a Liquid Crystal Display to hook up to my PiZero, and I've watched a bunch of tutorials and stuff, but they are all using arduino and c++, but the only language I'm nearly fluent in is python... or lua... ish. Does anyone know how to get a hexadecimal code through a pin an...
by SapphireSmith9
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Turn on and off your PC with a raspberrypi
Replies: 30
Views: 18015

Re: Turn on and off your PC with a raspberrypi

If you don't say why you want to do this, it is harder to answer your question. There are a million ways it could be done. For example, let's say you want the pi to do it because you can automate the pi and keep it on 24/7 due to its low power usage. Then you could have a .timer on the RPI and have...
by SapphireSmith9
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Help with removing Windows IoT from microSD card
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: Help with removing Windows IoT from microSD card

If by "flash" you mean the formatting part of it, I recommend using the software from the Secure Digital Association; https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/
by SapphireSmith9
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Computers for Schools
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Computers for Schools

Man, I could only dream of going to a school open minded enough to use RPis as school computers.
I think this could help;
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... 89GV-QUEBO
by SapphireSmith9
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Turn on and off your PC with a raspberrypi
Replies: 30
Views: 18015

Re: Turn on and off your PC with a raspberrypi

why would you ever want to do this? why would you not just 1) turn of the pc from the switch, or 2) have it turn itself off or 3) serve a web page form the pc that allows you to turn it off? Who cares how practical it is? What does it matter? If it's an excuse to use the raspberry pi to hack someth...
by SapphireSmith9
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Turn on and off your PC with a raspberrypi
Replies: 30
Views: 18015

Re: Turn on and off your PC with a raspberrypi

Yes! It is indeed possible to do this without tampering with the dangerous power supply and it won't hurt the motherboard either! Before you do anything, turn on your computer, then grab a timer and press and hold the power button on your computer and time how long it takes for it to force shut down...

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