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by Lynbarn
Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Give me a rasberry pi :(
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Re: Give me a rasberry pi :(

Well you'll just have to wait, like everyone else on the forum. In the meantime, why not go read the FAQS, the wiki and/or the rest of this forum?

Closing this duplicated thread ... Click!
by Lynbarn
Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Important new post on the front page - compliance!
Replies: 20
Views: 2860

Re: Important new post on the front page - compliance!

<r>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> There's also an update to element14's FAQ about it, which you might find interesting. I'm adding small updates like these to the original post at <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/878">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/878</URL> – if you're interested in ...
by Lynbarn
Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 11588

Re: Concern trolling

SiR said:


Trolls will be fed to the Piranha?



(I've been itching for an excuse to use this graphic, sorry  )



LOL! Brilliant!!! Not sure what Guru will make of it, mind.
by Lynbarn
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Important new post on the front page - compliance!
Replies: 20
Views: 2860

Re: Important new post on the front page - compliance!

liz said:


He"s mostly doing it because right now I am wild-eyed and getting a bit punchy. Not the best mood to be answering comments from people who can"t ******* read in!



Sounds like you need a holiday...
by Lynbarn
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 11588

Re: Concern trolling

<t>Tass said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Andre_P said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Healthy debate is good. Debate that resorts insincere perspectives, attacking your interlocutor rather than the argument, just plain being rude or just plain being an ARSE* stops being a debate and descends to the pitiful grunts of Nean...
by Lynbarn
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I Give Up!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4433

Re: I Give Up!!

<t>Tronetix said: <br/> <br/> <br/> To speed up assembly production, which is where any lag will be, The RPi should come default without the RCA, Audio and GPIO connectors. Perhaps even some others that are thru-hole. Just let the end user determine which connectors he/she wants and supply them in a...
by Lynbarn
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 11588

Re: Concern trolling

<t>Phil Spiegel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> 'Seeing Red' – whilst some posters obviously have been! …am I the only one who seems to get Red – as in New/Recently updated topics on topics where I've already read the latest posting ??? Roll on the new forum software … this one is collapsing?<br/> <br/> <br...
by Lynbarn
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi laptop in a box
Replies: 24
Views: 10269

Re: Pi laptop in a box

<t>Jim Manley said: <br/> <br/> <br/> The R-Pi can accept 6 – 20 volts as input, although the production boards will be equipped with a micro-USB connector common to cell phone chargers.  The R-Pi only requires one watt which, at 5 volts, is 200 ma of current.  At least another 100 ma should be adde...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 1950 Over Siberia
Replies: 50
Views: 6374

Re: 1950 Over Siberia

Bakul said:


Lynbarn said:


but ... why 1950? why not wait for another 50 to be ready, and send a round 2000?

jus' wondrin'


Y!2k bug?



But of course! It's obvious now! ...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Windows Mobile? On the RPi?!
Replies: 11
Views: 7795

Re: Windows Mobile? On the RPi?!

<t>khulat said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Windows Mobile needs ARMv7. The Rpi is ARMv6. So the answer is as always: No, it will not work.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> ...and even if it DID, Windows Mobile only runs (in the main - there may be some exceptions) windows non-mobile applications, and frankly, those th...
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sale on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 9
Views: 2400

Re: Sale on Raspberry Pi

Nurbit said:


I'm afraid I haven't enough stock to run that particular deal right now



Okay, so how many DO you have actually in stock then?
by Lynbarn
Mon Mar 26, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 1950 Over Siberia
Replies: 50
Views: 6374

Re: 1950 Over Siberia

but ... why 1950? why not wait for another 50 to be ready, and send a round 2000?

jus' wondrin'
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?
Replies: 26
Views: 4870

Re: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?

Phil Spiegel said:


But HMQ simply wouldn't ... so that doesn't apply



...but how do you KNOW she wouldn't? ...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?
Replies: 96
Views: 12217

Re: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?

<t>bwoodbury said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I would not want to be an Admin of this, or any other forum. It's a thankless job at the best of times and with what has been transpiring over the last few months being an Admin on this forum must be frustrating, aggravating, etc etc etc.<br/> <br/> I, and I am s...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 'Design cases', I don't really get it
Replies: 21
Views: 4462

Re: 'Design cases', I don't really get it

<r>arm2 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Phil Spiegel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Extension cables can always be used to bring the 'User Interface' connections to more convenient locations:<br/> <br/> <br/> The one connector that can't effectively be brought to a more convenient locations is the SD card, a link ...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BST
Replies: 3
Views: 760

Re: BST

I 've had that before.

Windows didn't change to BST (or it might have been changing BACK from BST), So I changed the system date.  A week later, guess what happened!
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Letter Writing Campaign - To Inform The Influential
Replies: 2
Views: 990

Re: Letter Writing Campaign - To Inform The Influential

<t>I think I would talk off-line to the Foundation before going too far with this (sending a PM to liz would be a good start), but taking your first paragraph:<br/> <br/> <br/> To Sir / Madam,<br/> <br/> As you are an influential person and you could help to advance Australian culture, I have decide...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?
Replies: 96
Views: 12217

Re: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?

<t>Skygod said: <br/> <br/> If it's a case that all Admins are getting privileged information, then where does the forum stand?<br/> <br/> <br/> I'm an admin on the blog and forum and I certainly don't have any privileged information, so it's certainly not the case that all admins are getting any.<b...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?
Replies: 26
Views: 4870

Re: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?

<t>Hi Edward, and welcome (love the cartoon by the way!),<br/> <br/> It depends what you want to do with it.<br/> <br/> If you want to experiment, perhaps start to decide how you are going to use it in the classroom, then order one now.<br/> <br/> Alternatively, you can simulate/emulate the 'Pi envi...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?
Replies: 96
Views: 12217

Re: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?

<t>jamodio said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Lynbarn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> jamodio said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Just another quick example, we teach the kids to use a phone and we tell them "dial this number," can you tell me (or them) where the heck is the "dial" ?<br/> <br/> <br/> That's not quite my experienc...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?
Replies: 96
Views: 12217

Re: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?

<t>jamodio said: <br/> <br/> <br/> poing said: <br/> <br/> <br/> OK, but that's probably about learning to program with the Pi. Jamodio suggests buying Pies for the total US annual budget on educational text books.<br/> <br/> <br/> Nope, I'm not suggesting that. It was just an example on how much mo...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?
Replies: 96
Views: 12217

Re: Shouldn't we just give the foundation a break now?

<t>jamodio said: <br/> <br/> Just another quick example, we teach the kids to use a phone and we tell them "dial this number," can you tell me (or them) where the heck is the "dial" ?<br/> <br/> That's not quite my experience - whenever I get a new mobile (cell) phone, I have to get my Kids to show ...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What Liz is going to spend all the foundation money on (not shoes)
Replies: 13
Views: 2271

Re: What Liz is going to spend all the foundation money on (not shoes)

<t>Just to remind people, and for the avoidance of any doubt, the OP was making a light-hearted, observation.To my mind, buying such a piece of compressed carbon is a complete waste of money, very pretty, I guess, if you like that sort of thing, but what can you DO with it? <br/> <br/> Liz, like all...
by Lynbarn
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HELP WHAT TO BUY ???
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Re: HELP WHAT TO BUY ???

I'll close this thread now, the question has been answered, and it duplicates several others.
by Lynbarn
Sat Mar 24, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Board Price
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Re: Board Price

<t>holeysocks said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I just ordering a board from Newark, it shows the price to be $35.00 for the board, $3.63 taxes and $9.00 shipping!! for a total of $47.63<br/> I was under the impression, from reading the Pricing Updates posted on Mar. 13 2012 and from Newark's own webpage, , t...

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