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by roelfrenkema
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Communication!
Replies: 65
Views: 7329

Re: Communication!

<t>Lynbarn said: <br/> <br/> I very much doubt that any of the foundation members are exactly sitting around twiddling their thumbs, and whilst there may be some people disadvantaged by having their $35 "tied up", what about those same foundation members  who have had their homes tied up for many mo...
by roelfrenkema
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What software does this Forum run on?
Replies: 18
Views: 4222

Re: What software does this Forum run on?

<r>erikfrerejean said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Bluemerlin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> It's Simple:Press, which is basically a way to make WordPress behave like a forum - you're one of so few people here who actually like it that we're changing to phpBB next week!<br/> <br/> <br/> Y...
by roelfrenkema
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Open Project site www.raspberryprojects.com
Replies: 5
Views: 3009

Re: Open Project site www.raspberryprojects.com

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Hi Symon, and thanks for your enthusiasm. That's a very ambitious first post!<br/> <br/> We at the Foundation are pretty keen to keep community resources of this sort all in one place, which really tends to mean this website we're talking on now and the projects sectio...
by roelfrenkema
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Forth
Replies: 21
Views: 6556

Re: Forth

<r>andyl said: <br/> <br/>  Wow - that is the largest Forth program I've ever heard of.<br/> Also it sounds like a rather conservative implementation.  I've definitely seen a number of approaches to make larger programs easier to handle - even OO extension words.<br/> <br/> As people have posted som...
by roelfrenkema
Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sheesh!
Replies: 37
Views: 5878

Re: Sheesh!

There are enough places that cover your request like announced in my signature.
by roelfrenkema
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Server on a RPi
Replies: 23
Views: 10675

Re: Server on a RPi

<t>hstubbs3 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> HansH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Or don't use a database at all, but just use ascii files....<br/> <br/> <br/> That is a scary thought for a lot of possible use cases..<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> No it isn't, Sqlite and flat ascci is also much save then SQL servers. I ki...
by roelfrenkema
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Dryrun on shop
Replies: 21
Views: 5289

Re: Dryrun on shop

What where the results from the sticker sales then. Would really interest me, how many how fast?
by roelfrenkema
Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Dry-run Pi ordering.
Replies: 3
Views: 1187

Re: Dry-run Pi ordering.

The idea of this thread is to see how much and fast orders would be placed. We hear a lot of people thinking not getting to the order in time. So lets see. If you are planning to order a PI just reply to this message and see what happens.
by roelfrenkema
Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 402026

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>Well actually non of these make any use of the fact that Pi wont be generating much heat if any. I  have set my mind on something that will and will at the same time be ecstatically and Hi-Tec in fact what I got in mind I will be able to buy straight from the rack and will only need minor adjustm...
by roelfrenkema
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Could we really cope?
Replies: 11
Views: 1901

Re: Could we really cope?

<t><br/> 1The wonderful thing about the Pi is that its so flexible; power down, remove the SD card and stick in another, power on and there's a completely different personality.  I'm seriously tempted to have a go at making an 80s micro impersonation just for my own satisfaction.<br/> <br/> 5+8.  Th...
by roelfrenkema
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Rasptoo: another distribution for RaspberryPi
Replies: 17
Views: 4608

Re: Rasptoo: another distribution for RaspberryPi

The live debian project has an arm option to, create your raspberry pi distro in a fly!

http://live.debian.net/
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can i use raspberry pi mainly for web browsing?
Replies: 62
Views: 25213

Re: Can i use raspberry pi mainly for web browsing?

FGS why dont you guys just buy a multimedia machine instead of a cli toy on steroids.
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?
Replies: 31
Views: 8975

Re: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?

See the codec thread you can't due to royalty issue's.
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 159767

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Keyboard problems: I spilled a cup of coffee into my reconditioned IBM model M last year. The model M is supposed to be tolerant of being put through the dishwasher, but it's never worked since, despite careful attention with a hair-dryer and lots of cursing.<br/> <br/...
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?
Replies: 31
Views: 8975

Re: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?

<t>ElectroPulse said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Ok, thanks for the responses!<br/> <br/> Alright, so I will probably stick with Firefox or Chrome (if it has the required plugin).<br/> <br/> Also, one question: If you aren't running with a desktop environment installed, how do you find the packages you need?...
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?
Replies: 31
Views: 8975

Re: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?

<t>ElectroPulse said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Ok, thanks for the responses!<br/> <br/> Alright, so I will probably stick with Firefox or Chrome (if it has the required plugin).<br/> <br/> Also, one question: If you aren't running with a desktop environment installed, how do you find the packages you need?...
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?
Replies: 31
Views: 8975

Re: Distro-Building (Kiosk OS) - Help?

Drop the flash it's really not worth the hassle. You will be constantly busy with updates and fencing off hackers beside the fact that is is bloatware and will eat your memory. HTML5 is the way you want to go.
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Black Dog Remake
Replies: 14
Views: 4615

Re: Black Dog Remake

<t>Redion said: <br/> <br/> <br/> roelfrenkema said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Simple thats how I am going to use it when I get my hand on one. No rewrites needed really the solution your lookking for is SSH in the form of DROPBEAR. Don't even need a hostcomputer connection a wireless is sufficient.<br/> <b...
by roelfrenkema
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Moderated blog comments: your input wanted!
Replies: 57
Views: 9158

Re: Moderated blog comments: your input wanted!

<t>Lets just face it, 'modern' forums are nothing then a bad emulation of the usenet. They are flat and unproductive. I would never use either wordpress nor phpbb or any other futile attempt to emulate usually based on MySql.<br/> <br/> These primitive program solutions are prone to hacking attacks ...
by roelfrenkema
Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: running windows on the raspberry
Replies: 33
Views: 9018

Re: running windows on the raspberry

<t>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> That's almost exactly what we are doing here. Except us developers use real hardware and leave the VMs to the test guys. But none of us use Vista.<br/> <br/> I guess XP and Windows 2000 would also not run under DOSBOX though. The clue's in the name. OTOH, this box o...
by roelfrenkema
Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If the first batch is to stimulate interest in development...
Replies: 79
Views: 15123

Re: If the first batch is to stimulate interest in development...

<t>Grumpyoldgit said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Absolutely. Before anyone is allowed to buy a Pi they should be submitted to a three hour written examination to test whether they have the right skills, aptitude, stamina, arrogance feelings of intellectual superiority and downright snobbishness to own a Pi.<...
by roelfrenkema
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: For those looking for a mediaplayer only
Replies: 80
Views: 20887

Re: For those looking for a mediaplayer only

<t>spurious said: <br/> <br/> <br/> WereCatf said: <br/> <br/> <br/> tek-monkey said: <br/> <br/> <br/> As long as I get one anyway <br/> <br/> <br/> I agree with you there, though I want mine shipped with Liz's knickers and a few raunchy phots <br/> <br/> <br/> ooh.. I didn't know that was an optio...
by roelfrenkema
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Black Dog Remake
Replies: 14
Views: 4615

Re: Black Dog Remake

No prob at all I watch movies streamed from my homeserver to my laptop all the time. And a better solution for windows is Cygwin.
by roelfrenkema
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Black Dog Remake
Replies: 14
Views: 4615

Re: Black Dog Remake

Simple thats how I am going to use it when I get my hand on one. No rewrites needed really the solution your lookking for is SSH in the form of DROPBEAR. Don't even need a hostcomputer connection a wireless is sufficient.

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