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by dognosh
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: which distro would suit me ?
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: which distro would suit me ?

ta, grabbing wheezy initially ;)
by dognosh
Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: which distro would suit me ?
Replies: 2
Views: 608

which distro would suit me ?

Debian , Arch or QT ? My background is in embedded C and C++(on old hardware like V25) , and also developing for windows in C , C++ and VB. I know absolutely nothing of Linux(but I am self taught on the above, and other languages too like pascal and fortran) but am a fast learner. Initially my main ...
by dognosh
Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Order Concerns
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Re: Order Concerns

<r>Each of those companies had sales of over £1 billion last year and have been around for over 70 years(at least farnell has)<br/> <br/> We as a company use RS and Farnell , and I also use it as an individual(from home) , and they bend over backwards to help.<br/> <br/> These circumstances(ethernet...
by dognosh
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is there a way to block certain users on this forum?
Replies: 20
Views: 3472

Re: Is there a way to block certain users on this forum?

So michael, if I can get a few of us to complain about you, can we get you banned ? Lol
by dognosh
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I Give Up!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4174

Re: I Give Up!!

Just like "Infinity:quest for earth" I am happy to wait for a good thing

(the former being in production for 6 years now !!!)
by dognosh
Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Science Fiction
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Science Fiction

Agreed , "Blade Runner SE" fixed something that bugged us all for over 20 years, the stunt woman going through the plate glass looked nothing like the snake lady replicant, glad it was reshot  (amongst other things, and many hours of excellent extra material)
by dognosh
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Science Fiction
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Science Fiction

<t>SN said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I actually felt Aliens was a better film than Alien<br/> <br/> <br/> To me Alien was a true horror flick, the atmosphere and suspense was phenomenal <br/> <br/> And Aliens was a true Action movie, the whole movie was non-stop edge of the seat.<br/> <br/> Alien got a 10 ...
by dognosh
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Questions for an Embedded Software Engineer please...
Replies: 6
Views: 1133

Re: Questions for an Embedded Software Engineer please...

As an ESE I would like to ask your ESE :

"Do you get fed up of lax specs given to you regarding the project you are working on ? because you are damned if you do "improvise", and damned if you don't !"

I fank yoo
by dognosh
Mon Mar 26, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Science Fiction
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Science Fiction

lol @justthisguy ,you call it intergalactic, you say it is set in space, and ridley scott called it a sci-fi horror,not counting everyone else who has seen it. If you mean not hard core then I agree, but it is sci-fi
by dognosh
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Science Fiction
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Science Fiction

<r>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Ahh, Dragons Egg. Been trying to remember the name of that for years. Thanks.<br/> <br/> Prometheus does look pretty good.<br/> <br/> <br/> James, have you noticed how the clever ones use Youtube,twitter and Facebook to build anticipation by releasing titbits like p...
by dognosh
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:03 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Science Fiction
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Science Fiction

<t>Greatest Sci-Fi book : The forever war, by haldeman<br/> <br/> Greatest Sci-Fi book to movie wish : the above<br/> <br/> Greatest Sci-Fi book to movie anticipation : Rendevous with Rama, by Clarke, looks like it is in the making<br/> <br/> Biggest disappointment from book to movie Adaptation: Bat...
by dognosh
Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Science Fiction
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Science Fiction

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> JustThisGuy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> RE: HGTTG Movie -<br/> <br/> I was so looking forward to Alan Rickman's turn as Marvin! The movie was blah and it felt like the director never let Rickman out of the starting gate. I was disappointed. Love the books. After all, I'...
by dognosh
Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: iPad
Replies: 33
Views: 5367

Re: iPad

<t>I am early adopter of technology ,not on apple products, and a PC fanboy, then 2 years ago I realised the gen 4 ipod touch finally had decent spec on it, so I bought it and was blown away. Not too blown away as that was the only product from apple I have ever had !<br/> <br/> Then when the iPad 2...
by dognosh
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: STICKY: Pictorial Buying Guide for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 149
Views: 258079

Re: Pictorial Buying Guide

Bad Wolf said:


HDMI 1.4 standard is for 3D viewing. HDMI 1.3 offers all the latest features if you do not intend to watch 3D videos or use it for 3D gaming. Save yourself some pennies


And Ethernet ! (not that it is any good on RPi as it isn't needed) 
by dognosh
Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How many sold so far?
Replies: 19
Views: 5143

Re: How many sold so far?

<t>PisRUS said: <br/> <br/> <br/> dognosh said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I shall order one in 2 or 3 months time when I know I can get one in less than a month until then I shall eagerly read what people have done with theirs , long live RPi <br/> <br/> <br/> I don't understand that - if you wait 2 m...
by dognosh
Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How many sold so far?
Replies: 19
Views: 5143

Re: How many sold so far?

<t>CPC asked me to call them and quote a reference number. I did, and she said "Raspberry Pi ? " , to which I excitedly said yes and asked "any approximate shipping date, like plus or minus a month or 2 ?" her reply was a definite "no dates yet" . I cancelled <br/> <br/> I shall order one in 2 or 3 ...
by dognosh
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 9521

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>Bbramble, You are not elitist , just very sensible. All I see on these forums are moans moans moans , surprised poor liz hasn"t resigned !<br/> <br/> Being a Thicko with hardware I will get my RPi , mouse , KB , hdmi cable and a monitor, and take it from there, work out how this and that works, t...
by dognosh
Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Choosin.ng the right Display, Bare lcd panel or cheap monitor.
Replies: 14
Views: 5139

Re: Choosin.ng the right Display, Bare lcd panel or cheap monitor.

From the 3rd day for me RaTTuS, top 50 in SP , but alas now gone to a good home, my best friend now uses my char , thanks for reply
by dognosh
Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: iPod / iPhone USB Power Adapter
Replies: 2
Views: 1142

Re: iPod / iPhone USB Power Adapter

Most USB power adaptors conform to 5V 1A out and will be suitable , the iPad power adaptor is 5.1v at up to 2.1A however.
by dognosh
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Girls
Replies: 40
Views: 8421

Re: Girls

<t>lol @seand  I do love the department store episode that was acted in the genre of the great escape !<br/> <br/> Back on topic , never worked with female Software Engineers , the male ones I have worked with were mostly(80% of them) sarcastic , smarty pants , hate explaining things twice, but also...
by dognosh
Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disagreements on these Forums
Replies: 77
Views: 9207

Re: Disagreements on these Forums

<t>mccp said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I know this doesn't translate but:<br/> <br/> Q: What do you call a French sandal maker?<br/> <br/> A: Philippe Philoppe!<br/> <br/> This may translate:<br/> <br/> Q: What's brown and sticky?<br/> <br/> A: A stick!<br/> <br/> <br/> haha !!! It sort of barely translate...
by dognosh
Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 145418

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

what sucks for me ? still too wet , salty and cold to take bike out of hibernation(am in UK).

what sucks for you ? when I do get out on it, I will be out and about on a 401 bhp hyperbike !!!

long live RPi
by dognosh
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 11594

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

<t>rgmward said: <br/> <br/> <br/> my guess for launch will be monday 27th at 4pm gmt - because that is the time i get on a plane and so will be unable to order for about 6 hours!<br/> <br/> by the time i get internet again, they will all be sold out <br/> <br/> <br/> I can't see "10,000 units sold ...

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