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by trevj
Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:51 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Raspberry Jam- Portsmouth
Replies: 10
Views: 2371

Re: Raspberry Jam- Portsmouth

If I can be excused for hijacking this thread, there's also the RISC OS show on 28 Sep, organised by RISC OS Open and hosted at Innovation Warehouse.
by trevj
Tue May 14, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anemometer
Replies: 42
Views: 25952

Re: Anemometer

I found what look to be some useful links. Apologies if they've already been noted elsewhere in this forum.

http://blog.makezine.com/2010/06/04/how ... ter-to-an/
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:41367
http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/article/how ... ind-part-1
by trevj
Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISCOS Chuckie Egg
Replies: 25
Views: 6623

Re: RISCOS Chuckie Egg

Vanfanel wrote:It has a LOT of tearing and flickering in both games.
Have you been following this thread on The Icon Bar?
http://iconbar.com/forums/viewthread.php?threadid=11992
by trevj
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Symptom: RISC OS not recognising its partition
Replies: 5
Views: 2207

Re: Symptom: RISC OS not recognising its partition

itimpi wrote:I switched to an external USB SD card writer and since then I have had no problems.
Thanks - no, I was using the inbuilt one. I'll try an external adapter some time soon-ish. Cheers.
by trevj
Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: error on boot
Replies: 19
Views: 5104

Re: error on boot

Cross-posted to "Symptom: RISC OS not recognising its partition" under 'Troubleshooting':
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 28&t=22502
by trevj
Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Symptom: RISC OS not recognising its partition
Replies: 5
Views: 2207

Symptom: RISC OS not recognising its partition

As outlined by a few others at "error on boot" http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=22173 there appear to be some problems with the RISC OS image and certain combinations of board/SD card. After experiencing similar issues myself on the eve of the RISC OS London Show (27 October 20...
by trevj
Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Can't Start, Won't Start
Replies: 12
Views: 3355

Re: Can't Start, Won't Start

The recent distro thread for this is at "error on boot":
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 55&t=22173
by trevj
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: DOS Emulator / Limiting the CPU?
Replies: 26
Views: 9727

Re: DOS Emulator / Limiting the CPU?

billb wrote:couldn't figure out where/if the browser was saving the DOSBox file I downloaded (or not)
You've probably figured this out by now... but if not, in order to save you open a directory viewer and drag the file icon into it.
by trevj
Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Bristol Raspberry Jam
Replies: 16
Views: 4834

Re: Bristol Raspberry Jam

Thanks for the write-up/photos. Shame I missed most of it as I had to return home to put my son to bed - but no rush at all with the video, which I'll watch whenever you have time to see to it! As you say in that blog post, "At some point before the next one there is going to be a meeting of minds t...
by trevj
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Bristol Raspberry Jam
Replies: 16
Views: 4834

Re: Bristol Raspberry Jam

For the benefit of anyone following this but not elsewhere, the second Bristol Raspberry Jam is arranged for Monday 15 October, again at 6pm. http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4388155090/ Additionally, we've been asked if any Jammers are willing and able to contribute to a couple of other events in ...
by trevj
Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Bristol Raspberry Jam
Replies: 16
Views: 4834

Re: Bristol Raspberry Jam

If there's a follow-up meeting in October I'll definitely bring along a Piana (see http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2012/08/piana-the-pi-powered-synth-will-rock-you/ and http://createdigitalmusic.com/2012/08/raspberry-pi-your-next-25-computer-synth-first-hacks-appearing/ ) and a loud amplifier (and hopeful...
by trevj
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Totally new to RISCOS-Books?
Replies: 20
Views: 6511

Re: Totally new to RISCOS-Books?

Grumpy Mike wrote:Fortunately they are still in a corner of my loft.
...and presumably dying to see the light of day again!
by trevj
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Français
Topic: Présentation
Replies: 63
Views: 13013

Re: Présentation

près de Montpellier Salut! Je passerai deux semaines à Montpellier chez la belle-famille a partir de demain. Je suis en train d'aider à organiser une Raspberry Jam ici à Bristol en Août. Si vous voulez et vous êtes libre, on peut se rencontrer pour discuter du Pi. J'attends toujours ma livraison qu...
by trevj
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: The Scouting Movement
Replies: 10
Views: 2821

Re: The Scouting Movement

Also just found this article from 2006 in The Telegraph:
by trevj
Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 356
Views: 119538

Re: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi

also F12 opens a window at the bottom of the screen and scrolls the desktop up but i can't seem to return to the desktop which I believe is supposed to be doen by pressing F12 again. is that the case? You've probably figured this out by now. Just press enter on a blank line (if you're at the CLI '*...
by trevj
Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Heatsink mod :)
Replies: 17
Views: 13036

Re: Raspberry Pi Heatsink mod :)

The concern inside a car isn't typically the temperature per se, it's also the vibration that can damage soldering joints when it is combined with huge temperature fluctuations. Whether or not a heatsink will help protect in such situations can be disputed. I don't work in the car industry, but som...
by trevj
Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: BBC Basic
Replies: 70
Views: 21165

Re: BBC Basic

RichardRussell wrote:[...] As far as BASIC V is concerned (i.e. the ARM assembler version, not Brandy) there is work underway to incorporate most of the language extensions from the Windows version, which will hopefully make it a much more capable language.
Is this the RISC OS version?
by trevj
Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Bristol Raspberry Jam
Replies: 16
Views: 4834

Re: Bristol Raspberry Jam

finnw wrote:Who is sponsoring this?
I understand that the venue of Bristol & Bath Science Park is kindly being sponsored by them for this first meeting. No further sponsors (yet).
by trevj
Wed Jul 04, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: UK Government: Children to be taught programming
Replies: 93
Views: 13393

Re: UK Government: Children to be taught programming

[...] Tom Crick, senior lecturer in computer science at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, said: “There is a perception that ICT and computing are the same thing, but there is a big difference between using a computer and understanding it. Kids tend to think of computers as magic black boxe...
by trevj
Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 356
Views: 119538

Re: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi

svrsig wrote:It's included in the latest distro, with a few useful links to other sites and a 'Welcome' page on start up.
Great - I'm looking forward to seeing this soon. We perhaps need a pub with a LAN connection to really appreciate it!
by trevj
Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: User group in Bristol
Replies: 33
Views: 7235

Re: User group in Bristol

Monday, 20 August 2012 from 18:00 to 20:30 Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emersons Green

http://raspberrybristol.eventbrite.com/
by trevj
Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can't see links
Replies: 19
Views: 4569

Re: Can't see links

Excellent news!
by trevj
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 356
Views: 119538

Re: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi

pygmy_giant wrote:am I right in understanding that RISCOS (partially) runs in RAM also?
There's no virtual memory, and the OS loads into and runs from RAM. Modules adding further functionality also load to RAM. (Theo or someone, please correct/clarify if required!)
by trevj
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: User group in Bristol
Replies: 33
Views: 7235

Re: User group in Bristol

gobbledigook wrote:could see about space upstairs at hamilton house
Yes, please.
i suppose schools and colleges, and community centres
I'm going to ask my local school.

There's also Bristol HackSpace: http://bristol.hackspace.org.uk/
by trevj
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 356
Views: 119538

Re: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi

Here's a relevant thread on the ROOL forum. https://www.riscosopen.org/forum/forums/1/topics/693

(When's the hyperlink colour going to be changed so they stand out from surrounding text without needing to show ugly URLs?)

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