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by Chris
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VGA
Replies: 126
Views: 25484

Re: VGA

<t>Quote from adric22 on December 8, 2011, 16:46<br/> Quote from jamesh on December 8, 2011, 09:03<br/> Why? You still have a Linux PC for $75.<br/> That $40 could be better spent on a monitor that can accept HDMI or DVI. I mean, you can pick up used LCD monitors for that amount of money these days....
by Chris
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: All I want for Christmas is...
Replies: 14
Views: 2389

Re: All I want for Christmas is...

Not Gonna Happen This Year, Boi.....
I am waiting on the version made of the same material as those power balls, so if I ever loose my temper with it I can play squash with it instead of smashing it against the wall....
by Chris
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: Windows on R-Pi
Replies: 100
Views: 15943

Re: Windows on R-Pi

<t>Call me single minded but WHY would you really want windows on something new?<br/> <br/> Its a given that the main use of R-PI will be education, to be specific actually teaching. Lets say Windows 8 would work on R-PI out of the box, that means Microsoft get their closed source Operating System o...
by Chris
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 13509

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

Quote from tbar on November 30, 2011, 16:07
2012.01.03 10:20 (YYYY.MM.DD HH.MM)
2012.01.03 10:21 (YYYY.MM.DD HH.MM)
by Chris
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 13509

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

1st January 2010 yeah time machine b****, jk 1st January 2012 10am GMT
by Chris
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How did you find out about Rasperry Pi?
Replies: 23
Views: 4288

Re: How did you find out about Rasperry Pi?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from abishur on November 24, 2011, 19:40<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> I wanted a cheap computer that would be small and able to play video on my TV (I didn\'t want to have to leave my big power hungry computer on all the time and take up all that electricity). In my search I stum...
by Chris
Thu Nov 24, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Updating the website
Replies: 25
Views: 4191

Re: Updating the website

Might I suggest just having a twitter feed section on the home page, just a small box showing the tweets about the R-Pi. Then anyone accessing this site can see tweets without having to use twitetr themselves.
by Chris
Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: streaming video off the internet
Replies: 7
Views: 1961

Re: streaming video off the internet

<t>Quote from liz on November 23, 2011, 13:12<br/> There's a thread here somewhere about the death of Flash - Adobe are stopping supporting Flash for mobile, which is likely to have the effect of killing off Flash on other devices too. We've seen a lot of websites move over to other players, and we ...
by Chris
Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Will you get the A or B? Why?
Replies: 56
Views: 11143

Re: Will you get the A or B? Why?

Its a pitty there wont be anything guarenteeing the longer following members a chance to get one. It would really frustrate me if someone who just heard about this got one and I missed out on the batch having followed the Pi since july.
by Chris
Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cotton Candy prototype
Replies: 34
Views: 5259

Re: Cotton Candy prototype

<t>I honestly hope they get this item on the market but nearer the $100 price point. Would be another one of those items just \"good to have\" knocking around for that simple task. Might be more powerfull than the R-PI but the R-Pi would have pride of place on my desk always, its the whole aspect of...
by Chris
Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: $30 Shipped, 32GB, Class 10 SD, today only
Replies: 8
Views: 2156

Re: $30 Shipped, 32GB, Class 10 SD, today only

I heard that the Class 10 SD cars a very unstable and easily wear out. Also I would not buy from somewhere called woot, maybe l33t but not woot.
by Chris
Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Rollling an OS
Replies: 5
Views: 1235

Re: Rollling an OS

<t>This may have been mentioned in the past, but I have jus been pondering the idea of it.<br/> <br/> Once the Raspberry Pi\'s are released, I am interested in and hoping some others are, in rolling a Distro intended for the Pi instead of trying to trim an existing one down to work on it.<br/> <br/>...
by Chris
Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Absolute minimum voltage
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: Absolute minimum voltage

<r>Google to the rescue??<br/> <URL url="http://digital-additions.hostedbyamazon.co.uk/Portable-Battery-Pack-Takes-Batteries/dp/B002PHC1XU?traffic_src=froogle&utm_medium=organic&utm_source=froogle"><LINK_TEXT text="http://digital-additions.hostedbyamazon ... ce=froogle">http://digital-additi...
by Chris
Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Adobe discontinuing Flash for mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 8981

Re: Adobe discontinuing Flash for mobile

[quote]Quote from kme on November 11, 2011, 01:53
First Sadam, then Gadaffi and now Flash.
The world is becoming a better place after all.[/quote]

Your forgot Obama, I mean Osama
by Chris
Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: hi
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

Re: hi

Nope
by Chris
Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:05 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Server
Replies: 28
Views: 6136

Re: Server

<t>I dont know how in full, but I would start by uninstalling windows and installing one of the many flavours of linux. Linux Mint Maybe for a Minty Raspberry smell.<br/> <br/> Then you would probably need to set up a bramble (cluster) with your laptop as the host pc but this may work different to h...
by Chris
Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The Final Countdown
Replies: 15
Views: 2810

Re: The Final Countdown

10,000
by Chris
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Choices of OS?
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Re: Choices of OS?

Ubuntu is a no, and that needs updating.

From the information given, Debain is the main one, but there looks like there will be an optimised fedora with the lxde enviroment. I am hoping they get arch on there and I would prefer to use GNOME MATE
by Chris
Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The gods of Pi
Replies: 15
Views: 3069

Re: The gods of Pi

R-Pi, once a charity, now a cult....

Does my purchase of a R-Pi contribute to the building of a Unidentified flying Pie to take us all to the land of Python??
by Chris
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Nominate the Raspberry Pi!
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Re: Nominate the Raspberry Pi!

\"heres the award for the not so eligable innovation of the year\"

Saying that, you have proof of concept and just because its not already on the market does NOT mean its NOT innovation.
by Chris
Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Seriously? This "box" wont have a case to it?!?
Replies: 41
Views: 6600

Re: Seriously? This "box" wont have a case to it?!?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from geeus on October 21, 2011, 21:30<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> [quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from ukscone on October 21, 2011, 21:09<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> [quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from liz on October 21, 2011, 21:01<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> The alpha boards have little squidgy plastic ...
by Chris
Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB to VGA
Replies: 3
Views: 1184

Re: USB to VGA

Good point, its a bad idea then...
by Chris
Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB slave and power
Replies: 14
Views: 3660

Re: USB slave and power

I think its safe to say this thread can be closed now lol.
by Chris
Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Are/will BCM2835s be available for hobbyists?
Replies: 14
Views: 2842

Re: Are/will BCM2835s be available for hobbyists?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Scribe on October 21, 2011, 14:40<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Well if the Pi receives receives CE certification etc it\'ll be safe to use it as an end product but I can see some situations where you\'d want a custom or limited functionality board and so would be nice.<br/> ...

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