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by elatllat
Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Need help: how to format USB HD in ext4
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Re: Need help: how to format USB HD in ext4

The tools you want are parted, or fdisk, and mkfs.ext4.
by elatllat
Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Power
Replies: 4
Views: 805

Re: Power

Likely you are having an amp shortage, so delay the pi on, or add isolation circuitry / micro UPS.
by elatllat
Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Command line start script
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Re: Command line start script

You can run something in the foreground on login by adding it to .bashrc or the like.
If you really want it prelogin you need to manually attach to the display.
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Making An Auto SMS System
Replies: 22
Views: 4969

Re: Making An Auto SMS System

If you don't want to figure out how to code it yourself you can just use google calendar or some intranet software.

If you wan sysadmin style you can use cron, at, curl, and http://www.text4free.net/personaltool.php
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: raspbian to replace openelec
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: raspbian to replace openelec

what are your lights doing?
http://elinux.org/R-Pi_Troubleshooting
If you just want raspbian there is no need for noobs
how did you put the img on the card?
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I am 5 and new to pi
Replies: 4
Views: 907

Re: I am 5 and new to pi

The bare minimum you need is raspberrypi micro sdcard >4GB micro USB 1A power supply and cord A usable computer with a screen/mouse/keyboard/ethernet/sdcard-slot that can be used to put img files on the sdcard and ssh into the raspberrypi After that one can either pursue strictly software projects o...
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:38 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 160334

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

abishur wrote:Finally finding a thread that addresses a problem you're having only for it to end with the original poster saying "Never mind, I figured it out" without providing any details.
http://xkcd.com/979/
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which distribution is stabilize
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: Which distribution is stabilize

yes
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:36 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Media shared from USB
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: Media shared from USB

HiroProtagonist wrote:...The trouble with the fat options is the file size is limited to 4GB.
That is true for FAT32, exFAT has a file size limit of 128 PiB
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: HUD using raspberry pi
Replies: 2
Views: 2112

Re: HUD using raspberry pi

It's been done in 3 or more kick-starter projects.
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: xbmc w fm transmitter on pi
Replies: 1
Views: 418

Re: xbmc w fm transmitter on pi

Works but low quality audio.
Use a wired solution instead.
by elatllat
Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Headless?
Replies: 2
Views: 595

Re: Headless?

yes
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 10:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: youtube troubles with rasp
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: youtube troubles with rasp

try raspbmc with the youtube plugin
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Green object recognition
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: Green object recognition

Yes.

What languages do you know?
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Media shared from USB
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: Media shared from USB

Likely.

NTFS is hard to get running fast.
I use LVM+ext4
(there is software to r/w ext4 on windows).
exfat, and fat32 can be good options.
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi based Text to Speech device
Replies: 3
Views: 1628

Re: Raspberry Pi based Text to Speech device

As you say that "is not good enough for something like ebook reading" for which I use IVONA TTS. I'd back someone improving an existing FOSS TTS option http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_speech_synthesizers but not wav (why not even FLAC?). Also you can't claim "High quality audio" unless yo...
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 160334

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

Shell Script = Unix Executable I NEED TO THROTTLE THE IDIOT THAT CAME UP WITH TWO FILE NAMES AND EXTENSIONS THAT DO THE EXACT SAME THING. Convention is that executables have no extension and most shell scripts are .sh ... Extensions are not that important when we have the file tool. file /usr/bin/w...
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:25 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: One minute boot delay --> webcam
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: One minute boot delay --> webcam

I would say maybe try loading the module after boot, but it might be a GPU blob issue.
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: What does git-core do and why is it marked obsolete
Replies: 1
Views: 1032

Re: What does git-core do and why is it marked obsolete

apt-cache search git-core devscripts - scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system git-core - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system (obsolete) apt-cache show git Package: git Version: 1:1.7.10.4-1+wheezy1+rpi...
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:38 am
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Some Linux Kernel codes
Replies: 2
Views: 930

Re: Some Linux Kernel codes

First hit on Google for rtnl_link_register is http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/net/core/rtnetlink.c#L321 /** * rtnl_link_register - Register rtnl_link_ops with rtnetlink. * @ops: struct rtnl_link_ops * to register * * Returns 0 on success or a negative error code. */ so rtnl_link_register is rtn...
by elatllat
Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What usb hub would I need?
Replies: 3
Views: 527

Re: What usb hub would I need?

Get a powered usb hub and isolate it so you can plug in anything without worrying about it.
If you want to avoid a powered hub look up how much wattage your devices pull... or you know just try it.

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