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by riggsre
Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Strippers
Replies: 22
Views: 3864

Re: Strippers

ukscone said:


the first ones i remember mean mine is

Rosencrantz Cranfield


You had a pet named "Rosencrantz"?
by riggsre
Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Strippers
Replies: 22
Views: 3864

Re: Strippers

Scotty Christy - Pretty dull
by riggsre
Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Wednesday Playlist
Replies: 9
Views: 1566

Re: Wednesday Playlist

<t>DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS<br/> <br/> As I was walking down the street one day<br/> <br/> A man came up to me and asked me<br/> <br/> What the time was that was on my watch, yeah<br/> <br/> And I said<br/> <br/> Does anybody really know what time it is? (6:00 GMT??)<br/> <br/> Does ...
by riggsre
Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:11 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What are your plans for no-forum-Wednesday?
Replies: 28
Views: 4581

Re: What are your plans for no-forum-Wednesday?

I'm going to have a day off from:

Error establishing a database connection


by riggsre
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Guesstimates for non-F5 release
Replies: 29
Views: 4671

Re: Guesstimates for non-F5 release

I think the "announcement" is a trial to see what happens to get an idea of what the actual release will be like.
by riggsre
Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Recommended SD Card Size
Replies: 38
Views: 13684

Re: Recommended SD Card Size

So, after reading this thread I was wondering; What is the recommended SD card size...

12+12 (this is getting hard)
by riggsre
Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shipping Raspberry Pi within China?
Replies: 4
Views: 1262

Re: Shipping Raspberry Pi within China?

I vote: Nope.
by riggsre
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Pi Character
Replies: 84
Views: 16464

Re: Pi Character

<t>Kokoro said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I agree with the leaves thing. They would look much better to the side. I did do a second pi character who isnt in the earlier pictures. She had straighter hair and I drew a hairclip shape, then thought that the hair clip looked like the coloured lines on a spectrum...
by riggsre
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Windows 8
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Windows 8

<t>Microsoft has made much of its Metro style interface that follows International Typographic Style, a clean, word-based system that mimics direction signs seen in public transportation stations. It is supposed to be easy to read and in combination with “live tiles” – rectangles that can slide and ...
by riggsre
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 12v to 5v
Replies: 11
Views: 4852

Re: 12v to 5v

<t>Quote:<br/> <br/> I was thinking that the Pi had a very low current draw but I can't seem to find where I read that now. Even so, I suppose if the OP needs to use high power usb peripherals then I agree a switcher is the way to go.<br/> <br/> *********<br/> <br/> I think the FAQ or the Wiki says ...
by riggsre
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Solar Power
Replies: 54
Views: 15021

Re: Solar Power

Do you have a Harbor Freight in your area?

Or harborfreight.com

by riggsre
Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A name for the RasPi Case
Replies: 16
Views: 4962

Re: A name for the RasPi Case

And it's a good one.
by riggsre
Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Possible Battery Power pack?
Replies: 6
Views: 1037

Re: Possible Battery Power pack?

This looks like something only an iPhone user could love…

Android users want something that looks like this:

by riggsre
Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: USB communication with a PC
Replies: 40
Views: 9047

Re: USB communication with a PC

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> @JamesH:<br/> <br/> 1) Regarding the boldface type.  Yes, it is a combination of the forum software and my dodgy browser (a platform/software combination so weird that it isn't worth describing).  I note that no one seems to have anything good to say about this ...
by riggsre
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: 500 Members!
Replies: 69
Views: 7959

Re: 500 Members!

Would have the 11111th member won a free Pi? Free shipping? Free membership - oh wait...

Doesn't matter it's not me.
by riggsre
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: USB communication with a PC
Replies: 40
Views: 9047

Re: USB communication with a PC

How about have the Pi output the information to a html page and the PC reads the info from the "web" page and manipulates the data. I'm not good enough to do it but I bet a good Java programmer could.
by riggsre
Mon Feb 20, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power Old and New.
Replies: 9
Views: 2390

Re: Power Old and New.

My first was an Apple IIc.

Processor: 1 (yes one) MZ

128 k (yes "K") ram

No hard drive.
by riggsre
Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Printable paper case project
Replies: 11
Views: 3255

Re: Printable paper case project

<t>Goggles2114 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yes having an actual production board to handle will improve this greatly.<br/> <br/> While i feel printer paper will be too insubstantial, there anything you could have this printed on at, say, fedex/kinkos/staples/wherever that would be more substantial?<br/>...
by riggsre
Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Professor Pi character?
Replies: 38
Views: 8074

Re: Professor Pi character?

Jaseman said:


If you flip him upside down, and lose the nose, the leaves look a bit like a cowboy hat.

Yee-hah!


So that is why it says "Howdy" at the upper right corner...
by riggsre
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Reuse commercial items with Rasberry
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

Re: Reuse commercial items with Rasberry

<t>Your english is much better than my... whatever that is. <br/> <br/> I think in order for the portable DVD player to work it would need an RCA or HDMI video input port. Most have video out, but not video in.<br/> <br/> The "B" has an ethernet port as well as 2 USB so the wireless should work with...
by riggsre
Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debain on the SD
Replies: 7
Views: 1859

Re: Debain on the SD

<t>Grumpyoldgit said: <br/> <br/> <br/> There is also the issue of why you need to install a Fedora virtual machine on your computer just to get DD so you can copy the image to an SD card. If you are running Windows just use WinDD.<br/> <br/> <br/> 1st - I'm trying to go with the spirit of the Pi fo...
by riggsre
Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debain on the SD
Replies: 7
Views: 1859

Re: Debain on the SD

<r>Method said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Is there a guide yet on how to actually put the image on the SD card yet?<br/> <br/> <br/> You guys are way ahead of me using Linux. I hope this helps other beginners.<br/> <br/> I downloaded the Debian Squeeze from <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads">ht...
by riggsre
Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Debian
Topic: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 135
Views: 59557

Re: Debian ARM on Raspberry Pi

<r>You guys are way ahead of me using Linux. I hope this helps other beginners.<br/> <br/> I downloaded the Debian Squeeze from <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads">http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads</URL> and unzipped it.<br/> <br/> I loaded Fedora 14 on a Vitrual machine. I put the un...
by riggsre
Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Root filesystem available to download
Replies: 77
Views: 15531

Re: Root filesystem available to download

<t>I was able to DL using torrent and I am seeding.<br/> <br/> You guys are way ahead of me using Linux. I hope this helps other beginners.<br/> <br/> I loaded Fedora 14 on a Vitrual machine. I put the unzipped img file in Documents, opened a terminal window typed cd Documents (enter) then typed su ...
by riggsre
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap SANDISK 8 GB SD SDHC Card
Replies: 22
Views: 5687

Re: Cheap SANDISK 8 GB SD SDHC Card

<t>Grumpyoldgit said: <br/> <br/> <br/> My view is that I will get one with the Pi anyway but I also want to work my way through the various distributions on offer. Also, I just can't resist a bargain. It seems like only yesterday I paid £26 for a 1Gb SD card when I got my first digital camera. I th...

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