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by oninoshiko
Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:53 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi day time/date
Replies: 9
Views: 2017

Re: Pi day time/date

Personally I dont understand why its not on 7/22

10+10=100
by oninoshiko
Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: the lack of ubuntu on the RPi and canonicals POV
Replies: 42
Views: 8909

Re: the lack of ubuntu on the RPi and canonicals POV

<t>gritz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yeah, but kids wouldn't be using Ubuntu in any noticeable way. All they'd see is a boot screen before they opened up whatever environment they'd be using for coding. A seriously cut down desktop disro of Ubuntu just isn't an effective advertisment for the direction t...
by oninoshiko
Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:35 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi console case
Replies: 18
Views: 8217

Re: Raspberry Pi console case

<r>pacman said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I just joined the adapter-game... <br/> <br/> Normally, when developing software from an installed Linux, you'd write your compiled binary to the SD card, eject the SD card, move it to your PC or Mac, then copy the file, remove the SD card, insert another one, copy ...
by oninoshiko
Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: chasis mounted extentions.
Replies: 17
Views: 4451

Re: chasis mounted extentions.

<r>pacman said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I just posted this in another thread...<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://en.esskabel.de/adapter/.....ard-usb/69">http://en.esskabel.de/adapter/.....ard-usb/69</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> from the same thread pacman posted in, there is this:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://w...
by oninoshiko
Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi console case
Replies: 18
Views: 8217

Re: Raspberry Pi console case

<t>ceramicsaturn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Forgive me for not understanding, but just curious; what use would having the SD card in the front be? The SD card slot is simply for OS, not for storage (where you'd put your rom). Unless I'm not fully understanding how the hardware will work...<br/> <br/> <...
by oninoshiko
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Figures suggest computer science graduates face highest unemployment rate
Replies: 22
Views: 4944

Re: Figures suggest computer science graduates face highest unemployment rate

<t>John Beetem said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Another word of advice: take a long hard honest look at your company and a year's worth of Dilbert cartoons.  If you see a lot of correlation, you need to do something different.<br/> <br/> <br/> There are companies that DON'T bear similiarites to Dilbert?  I'v...
by oninoshiko
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: The Pi User - contributor request!
Replies: 26
Views: 9320

Re: The Pi User - contributor request!

<r>This is just a thought on e-zines.<br/> <br/> The Escapest, a gaming industry rag, used to use a vary paper-mag enspired format. They have since gone to something more like most blog sites, but I miss the old format (and have not spent any significant time on there since).<br/> <br/> It makes for...
by oninoshiko
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi console case
Replies: 18
Views: 8217

Re: Raspberry Pi console case

<r>Well, still gotta wait on the next batch. Such is life!<br/> <br/> Nice panel-mount extention! I didn't even think to look for that! (Ideas like that are exactly why I posted here, so thanks!)<br/> <br/> The network, I figured I'd just hack an extention together, but at that price, why bother?<br...
by oninoshiko
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: *Facepalm* Amazing.
Replies: 6
Views: 2205

Re: *Facepalm* Amazing.

<t>JJD said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Well, maybe not. I was going to hold my tongue and keep my opinion to myself. However, what I've read time and time again has prompted me to post the following:<br/> <br/> Get over it. Stop bitching and moaning. Acknowledge and move on. Much worse can happen in life. B...
by oninoshiko
Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>bbramble said: <br/> <br/> <br/> RaTTuS said: <br/> <br/> <br/> 1) you are a home user – you have trojan infected windows boxes<br/> <br/> 2) you plug your RPi into your home network to do secure banking on it<br/> <br/> 3) you take your RPi round to your mates for a demo and don't re-create the ...
by oninoshiko
Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>nmcc said: <br/> <br/> <br/> oninoshiko said:<br/> <br/> <br/> It's worth noting, even the systems which DO have sshd enabled by default, require you to define passwords. We do not (and cannot) have passwords configured as part of the installation process. Because of this there will be a period w...
by oninoshiko
Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If Raspberry Pi was made by...
Replies: 21
Views: 4996

Re: If Raspberry Pi was made by...

<t>rushpro said: <br/> <br/> <br/> As soon as I saw the title, this is what I came up with:<br/> <br/> If the Raspberry Pi was made by Chuck Norris, it would be free and deliver round-house kicks to the face at each power-on and reboot.<br/> <br/> <br/> Little known fact, the Raspberry Pi was actual...
by oninoshiko
Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>jojopi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> oninoshiko said: <br/> <br/> <br/> This is the default config of every disto I've ever used, because it's the only sane default.<br/> <br/> <br/> Can I ask which distros you have used?  For instance, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (and CentOS) and Fedora certainly run ssh...
by oninoshiko
Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>bbramble said: <br/> <br/> With respect, you are wrong on multiple counts. This is effectively a dev/preview release to a community of technical people. SSH is likely to be used on the majority of the boards that are used for something other than a pre-rolled media server (which is a nice "to-hav...
by oninoshiko
Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi console case
Replies: 18
Views: 8217

Re: Raspberry Pi console case

S0litaire said:


Why not just have an indent/cutout and give room in front if the case to use a right angled Micro USB to feed round the back of the board.


I think maybe you put better what I had in mind.
by oninoshiko
Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:50 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The general public
Replies: 11
Views: 2019

Re: The general public

I'll raise a pint to that!
by oninoshiko
Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: GPGPU on the R-PI.
Replies: 75
Views: 53673

Re: GPGPU on the R-PI.

<t>teh_orph said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Can we not have manuals, so that we can do it all ourselves?<br/> I'm not adverse to writing code the long way...<br/> <br/> This would be much cheaper (for Broadcom) than writing a run-time for a small amount of users.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> The GPU is considered...
by oninoshiko
Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>USING ssh assumes some technical capability. Those who want it will be able to easily find how to set it up. Those who don't shouldn't be bothered with it.<br/> <br/> If you need SSH from the start, then configure it on your SD card before sticking it in the machine. This is the exception, easily...
by oninoshiko
Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where could tutorials go?
Replies: 16
Views: 2500

Re: Where could tutorials go?

<t>Prometheus said: <br/> <br/> <br/> obarthelemy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> The way people are replacing perfectly good open protocols with closed ones seems very short-sighted to me.<br/> <br/> <br/> Please pardon my slight off-topicness, but I was of the impression that PDF is an open standard (ISO ...
by oninoshiko
Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi console case
Replies: 18
Views: 8217

Re: Raspberry Pi console case

<t>I do admit, the front facing SD slot *IS* something I have my heart set on. Without that, I have to rip apart the entire case every time I want to swap them.<br/> <br/> Will connecting the Vcc and GND pins on the Raspi's GPIO to the same USB pins work? I don't see why not, but I defer to the more...
by oninoshiko
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Thought it would come yesterday
Replies: 51
Views: 9056

Re: Thought it would come yesterday

<t>bananasdoom said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Ever hear the expression "A watched pot never boils" ??<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> so true, but as a counter argument The ignored pot boils dry<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> This is true as well, I once burned the teflon off the bottom o...
by oninoshiko
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:11 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Cards/Slots - Durability?
Replies: 12
Views: 3066

Re: SD Cards/Slots - Durability?

<t>laszlo said: <br/> <br/> <br/> What do you guys think about micro SD cards?  It seems like it's harder to find a regular SD card these days without being micro.. there are many that resemble a russian nesting doll.  I'm curious about any pros/cons to these as far as power usage, durability, laten...
by oninoshiko
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:00 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi console case
Replies: 18
Views: 8217

Re: Raspberry Pi console case

<t>There has been a few comparisons to some of the gaming consoles, even some talk of using the Raspi as one. So, I got to thinking, "would would be a nice way to do that?"<br/> <br/> So, here are my thoughts:<br/> <br/> <br/> Plastic top<br/> Raspi, SD card facing "front,"<br/> <br/> short HDMI ext...
by oninoshiko
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Plea for a transparent case
Replies: 29
Views: 7670

Re: Plea for a transparent case

The unique element isn't so much the clearness, as IDing the compenants of the board.

I, for one, think it's a massively cool idea.
by oninoshiko
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: more mem
Replies: 16
Views: 3568

Re: more mem

Interesting, although it's worth noteing that's only 1/2M of memory. If you're 1/2M short, you can probibly just bum the code a little or remove some unnessicary junk form the kernel, etc.

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