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by TheTap
Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Web Server conflicts with other Pi?
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: Web Server conflicts with other Pi?

You can set limits for both the download and upload bandwidth from the settings menu on the transmission web page
by TheTap
Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: windows sharing problem
Replies: 1
Views: 457

Re: windows sharing problem

I seem to recall you have to use the smbpasswd command to add the linux user to the samba users list, try googling smbpasswd.
by TheTap
Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: ScotchPi
Replies: 36
Views: 7832

Re: ScotchPi

There are some of us in Edinburgh, according to rastrack.ryanteck.org.uk
by TheTap
Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: My first post from the raspberry pi
Replies: 2
Views: 686

Re: My first post from the raspberry pi

This is you first reply
by TheTap
Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Does anywhere sell an SD card with a preloaded XBMC?
Replies: 15
Views: 2791

Re: Does anywhere sell an SD card with a preloaded XBMC?

Mattylad wrote:- first I am going to kick my lazy school leaving son out of bed


Good Luck :-)
by TheTap
Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Does anywhere sell an SD card with a preloaded XBMC?
Replies: 15
Views: 2791

Re: Does anywhere sell an SD card with a preloaded XBMC?

If you buy a SD Card and send it to me along with a self addressed stamped envelope, I'd be more than happy to copy an image of your choice on to it. Reply positively and I'll pm my address to you.
by TheTap
Fri May 18, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 87296

Re: Invitation to order from RS

Invite to order arrived 15/05/2012 16:02
Ordered 15/05/2012 17:39, order number 5921
Pi arrived 17/05/2012 around 14:00
not bad
by TheTap
Mon May 07, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: First impressions - Slow, Scary & unfriendly
Replies: 212
Views: 45541

Re: First impressions - Slow, Scary & unfriendly

give a man a fish and he will feed for a day, teach him to fish and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
by TheTap
Fri May 04, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to resize Debian for 8GB SD Card - No reader, just USB
Replies: 8
Views: 8980

Re: How to resize Debian for 8GB SD Card - No reader, just USB

<t>Airstream said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Seems this should be easier, but I created the 2Gb Debian Rpi image using Windows tools Win32DiskImager to an 8GB SD card. I now want to resize the partition to make use of all 8GB. I have a separate machine running UBuntu which has an internal OEM card reader, w...
by TheTap
Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Export Farnell delivery dates to be communicated next week
Replies: 12
Views: 1784

Re: Export Farnell delivery dates to be communicated next week

lewmur said:

 in the 'frig that I made from fresh strawberries last week.

Odd thing to make from strawberries
by TheTap
Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: First unboxing of Raspberry Pi
Replies: 15
Views: 4188

Re: First unboxing of Raspberry Pi

Brilliant
by TheTap
Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Exactly what is a Pi?
Replies: 65
Views: 11104

Re: Exactly what is a Pi?

Kernel said:

That is because it is so important: https://xkcd.com/386/

10 https://xkcd.com/386/

20 LOL

30 Click Next

40 goto 20
by TheTap
Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RaspberryPi heralds the next era of computing
Replies: 21
Views: 3382

Re: RaspberryPi heralds the next era of computing

<t>Alchemy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I want my plastic and metal 3D home printers.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> You only need a plastic and metal 3D printer, once you have that, you can use it to print a much bigger 3D printer, one that is big enough to print a home.  Your footnote about acorns is very true...
by TheTap
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Dell Monitors with RasPi
Replies: 30
Views: 5583

Re: Dell Monitors with RasPi

The question is: Will it work with 'Milk Monitors"? I guess we'll just have to wait and see
by TheTap
Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Farnell offering exclusive development software?
Replies: 29
Views: 5608

Re: Farnell offering exclusive development software?

I am sure that I am not alone in wishing to be excluded from nmcc's use of the word 'we' in this instance
by TheTap
Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi In Space!
Replies: 56
Views: 13883

Re: Pi In Space!

poing said:

How many human beings do you want to put inside a CubeSat (1 liter cubic space)? 

I can think of at least 5, would you like me to name them?
by TheTap
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Ext4 or Fat32 for hard drive?
Replies: 10
Views: 22117

Re: Ext4 or Fat32 for hard drive?

obarthelemy said:


I can't count the times my customary scratch partition has come in handy as a sneakernet, between inux and Windows, at/for friends...



That's a very good idea, I think I'll add a Fat32 partition to my USB drive.
by TheTap
Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A vote of thanks...
Replies: 14
Views: 2344

Re: A vote of thanks...

+1 from me too.
by TheTap
Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"
Replies: 79
Views: 14021

Re: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"

meltwater said:


The site is not a school debating site,.....


It is a bit, surely ?
by TheTap
Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Rasberry Pi Baking Clubs?
Replies: 6
Views: 1787

Re: Rasberry Pi Baking Clubs?

Perhaps we could meet here: http://www.booking.com/CalaPiClub


by TheTap
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: logo tweak
Replies: 13
Views: 2701

Re: logo tweak

Looks a bit aggressive to me, however I think that only one leaf would sort that, and add a little bit of justifiable irreverence.
by TheTap
Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I had a dream......
Replies: 12
Views: 2602

Re: I had a dream......

JamesH said:


I prefer my dreams to be about Kylie Minogue, and a large tub of baby oil.

Each to his own,



In my opinion you just can't beat an industrial sized tub of swarfega
by TheTap
Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Thoughtful and educated discussion of operating systems and hardware
Replies: 19
Views: 4348

Re: Thoughtful and educated discussion of operating systems and hardware

<t>tufty said: <br/> <br/> <br/> First off, I use macs for personal usage and work, have done for years.  Even when I was working as a contractor in the city, most of the time the "required" PC was turned off and unplugged, and its network cable snugly fitted into the ethernet port of my Powerbook. ...
by TheTap
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power Flow-chart
Replies: 24
Views: 5975

Re: Power Flow-chart

OK here   [Using FireFox 9.0-0.2.1]
by TheTap
Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Solar panel tracking
Replies: 21
Views: 7955

Re: Solar panel tracking

What about using the pi's forthcoming (AFAIK) camera and a bit of image analysis to determine the brightest part of the sky ?

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