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by atbreuer11
Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Setup Wifi Dongle
Replies: 1
Views: 413

Setup Wifi Dongle

I have recently purchased a Edimax WiFi dongle (EW-7811Un) and can not seem to get it working. First of all, it works fine with my PC so it is not defective. I have followed countless tutorials all saying this: edit /etc/network/interfaces and change it to: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 ...
by atbreuer11
Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Run Python With Cron
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: Run Python With Cron

I now have my code as:
* * * * * /usr/bin/python /etc/doorProject/checkSwitch.py

I started cron again but still nothing. Is cron able to write to the console? My LED is no longer in function as it was just a test.
by atbreuer11
Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Run Python With Cron
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Run Python With Cron

I have been trying to run a python script every minute using cron. Currently in my crontab -e i have : * * * * * /usr/bin/python checkSwitch.py with checkSwitch.py being the script I want to run. It is in a directory in /etc. I have also tried: * * * * * python /etc/myDir/checkSwitch.py I have start...
by atbreuer11
Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Detecting Input From GPIO
Replies: 4
Views: 1824

Re: Detecting Input From GPIO

Thanks, I will. I might use cron jobs to get the job done however.

Thanks for your relpy
by atbreuer11
Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Detecting Input From GPIO
Replies: 4
Views: 1824

Detecting Input From GPIO

This may be a simple question, however i have looked for the answer for a while. I am making a reed switch system that I need to be always on. I need to run a python file when the value of the input changes. I want to avoid a constant loop in a single file if possible. Ideally when the input is chan...

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