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by Ampix0
Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is Rpi the best for this?
Replies: 31
Views: 8500

Re: Is Rpi the best for this?

<t>yes for this application it must be USB. Just some kind of device that can read keyboard input directly and save it. Like i said nothing even has to be passed along.<br/> <br/> I need a small stand-alone powered device that can record USB keyboard data.<br/> <br/> I know this sounds stupid but th...
by Ampix0
Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is Rpi the best for this?
Replies: 31
Views: 8500

Re: Is Rpi the best for this?

<t>Ok well I obviously Love Rpi, and I plan on getting at least one for myself. But I need something and I am wondering if in this situation there is something better suited to the job.<br/> <br/> I need a device that can just record keyboard input and save it. It must be portable and battery powere...
by Ampix0
Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: ReactOS , not Windows !
Replies: 16
Views: 11620

Re: ReactOS , not Windows !

so wait.. How related to windows is this actually?

What type of file should run on this?
by Ampix0
Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Re: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?

that would be FANTASTIC
by Ampix0
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Re: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?

seen it. and once again as we have already seen.. there is no kernal support. this monitor will need drivers.
by Ampix0
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Re: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?

I was looking for a more complete solution.
by Ampix0
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:30 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Re: what kind of small/portable screens already exist?

<t>I know this has been posted a lot I know I have seen it before but I went back a few pages and couldn't find a topic. So it's probably time for another anyway.<br/> <br/> I would love to just use ThinkGeek's USB monitor. But here is the plan. I need a tablet-like device. But absolutely do not nee...
by Ampix0
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 30mb/s SDHC + Partition = RAM?
Replies: 12
Views: 2994

Re: 30mb/s SDHC + Partition = RAM?

<t>Quote from dattaway on November 26, 2011, 20:26<br/> There are a few ways to do it, but here is one way to make a 1GB swap file assuming your filesystem is on the sd card:<br/> <br/> dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/myswapfile bs=1M count=1024<br/> mkswap /root/myswapfile<br/> swapon /root/myswapfile<br/...
by Ampix0
Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 30mb/s SDHC + Partition = RAM?
Replies: 12
Views: 2994

Re: 30mb/s SDHC + Partition = RAM?

<t>Not that anyone uses this (and I don't know how well it works) but I know on Windows you can use a flashdrive as RAM. I'm sure it's slow and useless.<br/> <br/> But out SDHC cards will be incredibly fast, especially the 30mb/s one I bought.<br/> <br/> is it at all possible to add to the ram of th...
by Ampix0
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Fedora with No GUI ?
Replies: 32
Views: 6140

Re: Fedora with No GUI ?

lol. I wish I knew more about circuits. I would try to make a mini computer case with an internal USB hub with one power cable for the hub and power supply.
by Ampix0
Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Fedora with No GUI ?
Replies: 32
Views: 6140

Re: Fedora with No GUI ?

well as time draws near I think it is time to revive this
by Ampix0
Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: overclocking
Replies: 92
Views: 19501

Re: overclocking

<r>Quote from liz on August 2, 2011, 18:02<br/> We haven't tried. Suggest you go and buy some helium. <E>:)</E><br/> <br/> (In all seriousness, there's 10-20% headroom for overclocking. But as I say, we haven't tried it yet - I expect a full and detailed report from you if you give it a go!) <br/> h...
by Ampix0
Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Most Recent Purchase Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 5828

Re: Most Recent Purchase Thread

Quote from kme on November 1, 2011, 01:36
Hell freezes over and I join Scientology before I get an Apple product.

My most recent purchases are carefully selected spare parts for my hand build PCs.
Exactly this. If this forum had reputation I would give you all of mine.
by Ampix0
Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HTML5 based OS ?
Replies: 16
Views: 5015

Re: HTML5 based OS ?

Wow i did not even think of chromeOS not a bad option here.

@Ryanroll that looks very interesting. depending on how efficient it is
by Ampix0
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HTML5 based OS ?
Replies: 16
Views: 5015

Re: HTML5 based OS ?

<r>I know call me crazy because I know so little on this level of computing when it comes down to bootloaders and such, But I have heard of operating systems that are completely based on HTML5 including the desktop and all. Now I am not sure if these are an overlay on linux, or if they are their own...
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 12mp board camera - what model?
Replies: 11
Views: 3978

Re: 12mp board camera - what model?

ah i read the ram amount shouldnt have looked. (i knew the amount of ram but i try to ignore how little XD)
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?
Replies: 15
Views: 2188

Re: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?

Well that is always great to hear :) I do not doubt the amazing power of this team but, it is never a bad idea to bring concerns up to the attention of the team just in case something is missed. But that sounds fantastic.
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Are you ready for the masses?
Replies: 12
Views: 1802

Re: Are you ready for the masses?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from asb on October 26, 2011, 18:15<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> I don\'t think anyone has confirmed for definite, but Liz has said a number of times on these forums they\'re considering having a brief period (e.g. a week or two) after launch where it\'s only available for those ...
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?
Replies: 15
Views: 2188

Re: Prepared for faulty boards and claims?

<t>I am not sure what the profit margin will be on these boards (and shipping is another story) but I can not imagine it is a very large margin at all which I am thankful of. I suspect the R-Pi team plans to make most of their money from cases/SD cards/ and other accessories?<br/> <br/> I suspect th...
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 12mp board camera - what model?
Replies: 11
Views: 3978

Re: 12mp board camera - what model?

<r>Right I am thinking my model B looks like this, and the Model A just has less RAM is what I had thought.<br/> Now im hearing Model A will not have Ethernet? and one or both will have cameras?<br/> [img]<URL url="http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rdm34/raspi/raspi.jpg">http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rdm34/raspi/...
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 12mp board camera - what model?
Replies: 11
Views: 3978

Re: 12mp board camera - what model?

I thought that was just the Model A board O.O How far off am I.
Someone show me a model A and a Model B then please? XD
by Ampix0
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Are you ready for the masses?
Replies: 12
Views: 1802

Re: Are you ready for the masses?

They are saying it will most likely be pushed to December. they are apparently waiting on some legal stuff like patents and stuff. as well as packaging from what I hear.
by Ampix0
Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 412462

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<r>Quote from abishur on October 24, 2011, 20:06<br/> Lucky for us hobbyists, most of us have some ESD bags lying around that we could cut down to the right size if we wanted to the the Altoids tin case <E>;)</E><br/> Wow i actually just threw one out like last week -.- damn it. Time to buy/return a...
by Ampix0
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 412462

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>Quote from liz on October 24, 2011, 13:56<br/> Altoids tins etc will be fine - we'll ship with those squishy plastic feet for the board, which will keep it clear of the metal. (We haven't decided yet on whether those will be attached; it costs money to put them on, and it's possible some people w...
by Ampix0
Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Fedora with No GUI ?
Replies: 32
Views: 6140

Re: Fedora with No GUI ?

ya I would definitely want support for .mkv files and stuff. Lets get some cool program to make a media center program not dependent on x using vlc library's lol

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