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by Adrianfu
Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Can't get raspberrypi.org to load in browser
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Re: Can't get raspberrypi.org to load in browser

I have the same problem whether I type in the url or from the pull down menu.

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Mirror director etc
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: Mirror director etc

No error message when I tried update it just hung at 1% tried 3 times 4th time no problem. Wondering now if I had a network problem.

I have 8.7Gb left on card

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Mirror director etc
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Mirror director etc

I am attempting to update my Pi2 and also trying to install some software for Internet radio. The guide I am using is http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Radio/?ALLSTEPS After many attempts I have been able to update the Pi with $ sudo apt-get update So far so good Have man...
by Adrianfu
Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi LCD
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Re: RPi LCD

RetMan wrote:Moin,

the file named LCD35-150303.img also works, not perfect but ...

Have a nice day.
Thanks I found this out earlier this afternoon.

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi LCD
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Re: RPi LCD

Kinda looks like a clone of the Adafruit screen? I don't know for sure... https://www.adafruit.com/products/2097 Didn't the seller provide detailed instructions and drivers to download etc? If not I would suggest to contact the seller for help or a refund. No the supplier gave me no info except how...
by Adrianfu
Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi LCD
Replies: 6
Views: 909

Re: RPi LCD

Thanks but I now have it working. Found a distro that worked with the Pi and the display. Lost the link but the file name is
LCD3-150303.img.

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:37 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi LCD
Replies: 6
Views: 909

RPi LCD

I bought a 3.5 inch screen off eBay (pix below) however no paper work came with the screen. I have been trying to identify which drivers etc I need to set up the display. All I have managed to do is frustrate myself and about to throw the screen out the window. Any one got these screens to work? How...
by Adrianfu
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard woes
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Re: Keyboard woes

I have tried generic and US settings with this keyboard. As an experiment I connected the problem keyboard to my Windows PC and get the same problem, plus other issues caps lock wont turn off and space key a gs like enter key, connected the windows keyboard to the Pi and it works perfectly. Looks li...
by Adrianfu
Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:44 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for Pi and 7" touch screen?
Replies: 49
Views: 30149

Re: Cases for Pi and 7" touch screen?

Ozzytom this looks absolutely brilliant wish I had a 3D printer.

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:22 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard woes
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Re: Keyboard woes

Have tried the fix but still getting the same error message

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Thu Jan 07, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard woes
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Keyboard woes

I have a Fellowes 104 key USB keyboard and I have been unable to setup under raspi-config. I have tried every microsoft, logitech and generic keyboard but the " and @ keys are mixed up. That is if I press the @ key I get " and if I press the " key I get @. When I try to setup the keyboard undr raspi...
by Adrianfu
Tue Dec 29, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: conecting wifi dongle
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Re: conecting wifi dongle

My wifi setup without any problems. I "stole" the wifi dongle out of a Telstra T Box (set top box and PVR) when we upgraded and it works. Just plugged it in set the Internet password.

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Software shut down
Replies: 12
Views: 1728

Re: Software shut down

I did update the OS
RPi is a Pi 2 b+ Power supply is a 5v 2 amp have not measured test points
I expanded the file system. Browser crashes at random intervals on any website including this site/Google and any ham related site. Really any site.

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Software shut down
Replies: 12
Views: 1728

Software shut down

I have my Pi setup using a PC monitor connected via a HDMI to DVI-D adaptor a USB WiFi dongle. There was no problem setting this up and can connect to the internet via our wifi setup at home. Problem I am having is when browsing using Epiphany the browser shuts down for no apparent reason. I have up...
by Adrianfu
Mon Dec 21, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can i connect external HDD directly a Rasperberry Pi 2?
Replies: 9
Views: 2763

Re: Can i connect external HDD directly a Rasperberry Pi 2?

I have a spare 250Gb SSD will these work on Pi 2?

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The fun starts
Replies: 0
Views: 430

The fun starts

Have just received my Pi2 in the mail. Now the fun starts. I have already setup the SD card with NOOBS. Will commandeer the family TV, steal the keyboard off my desktop find my USB mouse somewhere (desktop as a PS2 kb and mouse)

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Sat Dec 12, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: Newsagents that sell the Mag Pi in Straya
Replies: 3
Views: 1484

Re: Newsagents that sell the Mag Pi in Straya

None around SE Qld. The magazine is not even on their database

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: newbie buys a pi
Replies: 6
Views: 973

newbie buys a pi

You pi experts are in for it now I have just bought a Pi 2 (1Gb version). I have no idea what I am in for except what I have read. So now wait for the newbie questions :-)

Adrian
by Adrianfu
Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3544
Views: 114497

Re: Introduce yourself!

My name is Adrian I live in Australia (don't hold that against me) Was born in England in the 50's. I have an interest in things electronic. I like building things. I have been using Arduino for the last couple of years but heard about the Pi's awhile ago and would like to get to try them out. I am ...
by Adrianfu
Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:21 am
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: Don't Buy Magpi 40 from eBay
Replies: 17
Views: 4454

Re: Don't Buy Magpi 40 from eBay

Would like to get hold of a Pi zero but the magazine isn't sold where I live. Unfortunately living on a pension doesn't allow for o/s magazine subscriptions and the prices on eBay are way over the top. Hopefully when these are produced in numbers the prices will become affordable. Don't like being e...

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