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by mad-hatter
Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: USB Drives
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: USB Drives

by mad-hatter
Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Jessie Repository List?
Replies: 7
Views: 2022

Re: Jessie Repository List?

Hello,

Follow this and you can run Synaptic from the menu.
http://www.neil-black.co.uk/install-a-g ... h9xVF0YFNY

Regards
by mad-hatter
Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspbian Jessie zip appears corrupt
Replies: 71
Views: 31026

Re: Raspbian Jessie zip appears corrupt

Hello, This problem with Winzip, depends on which version you have, and 32 or 64 bit systems. http://kb.winzip.com/kb/entry/99/ Original limitations The maximum file size made possible by the original, open source Zip file specification was 4 gigabytes . This limit applied both to the uncompressed a...
by mad-hatter
Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Controlling LED's using C language
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Re: Controlling LED's using C language

Hello,

Have a look here :-
http://wiringpi.com/examples/blink/

Regards
by mad-hatter
Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Controlling LED's using C language
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Re: Controlling LED's using C language

Hello,

In a terminal:- man 3 sleep
Google:- gcc Wall

Regards
by mad-hatter
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Trying to read a 24c128 eeprom using the eepromutils[Solved]
Replies: 1
Views: 724

Re: Trying to read a 24c128 eeprom using the eepromutils[Sol

Hello,
In eepflash.sh, I changed the the 4 instances of i2c-0 to i2c-1.
As well I changed all instances of '0x0050' to '1x0050'.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Trying to read a 24c128 eeprom using the eepromutils[Solved]
Replies: 1
Views: 724

Trying to read a 24c128 eeprom using the eepromutils[Solved]

Hello, Raspberry Pi2-B Trying to use the eepromutils form GitHub. i2cdetect seems to find an eeprom. When I try to read, I get an error. After the attempted read, i2cdetect shows UU. In eepflash.sh, I changed the 4 instances of i2c-0 to i2c-1. Can somebody help, its quite probable I'm making some so...
by mad-hatter
Mon May 25, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Keyboard Interrupt on c++
Replies: 2
Views: 1012

Re: Keyboard Interrupt on c++

Hello,

ctrl+c

Have a look here:-
https://www.google.co.uk/?gfe_rd=cr&ei= ... 20ctrl%2Bc

Regards
by mad-hatter
Fri May 22, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Record the past 5 seconds
Replies: 12
Views: 5314

Re: Record the past 5 seconds

Hello, You have to run chmod on the script file to set permissions. man chmod (in a terminal) have a loook here :- http://www.computerhope.com/unix/uchmod.htm u the user can read, write, and execute it; g members of your group can read and execute it; and o others may only read it. chmod u=rwx,g=rx,...
by mad-hatter
Fri May 15, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Can this be done using winscp.
Replies: 5
Views: 744

Re: Can this be done using winscp.

Hello,
topguy wrote: I dont remember if you can browser to "/" with WinSCP, but its normally possible with commandline scp.
Yes, you can, just tried.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Wed May 13, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: eeprom for HATS - find a supplier
Replies: 0
Views: 315

eeprom for HATS - find a supplier

Hello, I'm trying to find a UK supplier of eeproms suitable for the HAT specification, in small quantities, just an assortment to play with. I'm not sure what the specifications mean when I read the data sheets. I would appreciate some help. Regards 24C32, 24C64, 24C128, 24C256, 24C512, 24C1024 EEPR...
by mad-hatter
Sun May 03, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: A GUI font end to create and edit, Hat eeprom text files
Replies: 0
Views: 313

A GUI font end to create and edit, Hat eeprom text files

Hello, A GUI font end to create and edit, Hat eeprom text files. Wtitten in Qt4/C++, runs on Rapian-Wheezy. The only parts working at the moment are the Settings->Existing and Settings->New from the main page. These are for editing and creating an eeprom text file. The program creates a directory in...
by mad-hatter
Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Can you use a Gertbot and a camera board at the same time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1128

Re: Can you use a Gertbot and a camera board at the same tim

Hello,
jimsmith93 wrote:Sorry. What I meant was can I connect a RPi camera to an RP1 2 when I also have a Gertbot motor controller board mounted......
Yes, just take care not to put a crease in the cable.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Sun Apr 05, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: How to compile a relatively new QtCreator (3.2.2)
Replies: 3
Views: 1635

Re: How to compile a relatively new QtCreator (3.2.2)

Hello,

Can I take it from this that the default QtCreator (2.5.0) and the new QtCreator (3.2.2) will co-exist on the same system?
You instructions seem fairly straight forward. (Thanks)

Regards
by mad-hatter
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Qt4/C++ - QTextEdit subclass - can't show cursor
Replies: 0
Views: 573

Qt4/C++ - QTextEdit subclass - can't show cursor

Hello, I'm subclassing a QTextEdit and I can't get the cursor to show. Flow:- From the button slot, I call a QDialog (propForm). From the dialog, I call a subclassed QTextEdit (data/dataEdit). No matter what I try, I can't get the cursor to show (visible). The program compiles and runs OK, up to the...
by mad-hatter
Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problem with Crontab
Replies: 6
Views: 1236

Re: Problem with Crontab

Hello,

This explains:-
http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewt ... 9&p=348997
A post by DirkS
...by using either 'crontab -e' (for current user) or 'sudo crontab -e' (for root)

Regards
by mad-hatter
Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 5083
Views: 1367155

Re: RPi Cam Web Interface

Hello,
btidey wrote:Although I normally use Chrome, I find Firefox seems Ok, as do my phone browsers.
Works in Seamonkey on Windows 7.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 5083
Views: 1367155

Re: RPi Cam Web Interface

Hello,
btidey wrote: Thanks for confirming rpi-update. Someone said this didn't seem to work for them so I double checked with 6by9 and it has definitely been updated with the flickering fix.
Its fixed for me. Thanks for all your hard work.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

Re: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo

Hello topguy , Thanks for your reply. I realised there was something basically wrong with my method and got it working with some help from another forum. http://www.qtcentre.org/threads/61821-QT4-C-Problem-with-QFileInfo Regards QStringList base1; base1 << "/usr/local/share/applications" // 0 << "/u...
by mad-hatter
Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

Re: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo

Hello,

I've just tested the same source code on Debian Wheezy on my PC.
Works as it is supposed to.
Anybody have any ideas.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Fri Mar 06, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

Re: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo

Hello, I thought it might be more files in that directory There are more files listed, I just showed the file of interest. It shows directories, see the entry in the attachment for 'list.jpeg' for kde4. The problem is that it is showing 'alsemixergui.desktop' as a directory when I think it should be...
by mad-hatter
Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

Re: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo

Hello, Some other relevant information would also be the result from "ls -al" in that directory. pi@mypi /usr/share/applications $ ls -al total 576 drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Mar 1 10:08 . drwxr-xr-x 289 root root 12288 Feb 28 16:19 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 199 May 8 2012 alsamixergui.desktop Than...
by mad-hatter
Thu Mar 05, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: C/C++
Topic: QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

QT4/C++ - Problem with QFileInfo

Hello, I'm trying to understand QFileInfo. The problem I've got is that an entry 'alsamixergui' that shows as a directory when I think it should be a .desktop file. Its quite probable that I don't understand the 'linux' file system or I'm making a mistake. Perhaps some one could take a look at the c...
by mad-hatter
Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 5083
Views: 1367155

Re: RPi Cam Web Interface

Hello,
btidey wrote:Check out post in this thread from Sat Feb 28, 2015 2:18 am.
Some systems seem to show this but not all.
Sorry, should have had a better look.
Makes me feel better, that its not just me being silly.
I guess we had better hope for a fix.

Regards
by mad-hatter
Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 5083
Views: 1367155

Re: RPi Cam Web Interface

Hello, For various reasons I had to re-install RPi Cam Web, its working but with a slight problem. In preview, using Firefox or Seamonkey on my Widows 7 PC. The insert 'RPi Cam 2015.03.03_13:18:09' rapidly flickers between the 2 font sizes as shown in the attachment, the time advances correctly. If ...

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