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by mxmaniac
Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Trying to build a network camera robot. Need some help.
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Trying to build a network camera robot. Need some help.

I am trying to build a network controlled camera robot, and have spent hours searching, but I'm missing some key pieces of information. Here are my goals. 1) I want the RPi to run a web server that presents the controls, along with the camera image. I see so many robots that require a special phone ...
by mxmaniac
Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Any ideas for more secure semi-permanent GPIO connectors.
Replies: 4
Views: 3698

Any ideas for more secure semi-permanent GPIO connectors.

I've looked all over the web for ideas before posting, but am not finding much. I'm trying to find out if there is a cheap, simple, and reliable type connector to use for a more semi-permanent installation of GPIO devices. I'm thinking something along the lines of a barrel plug, headphone jack, etc....
by mxmaniac
Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: apt-get not working. Can't connect to mirror?
Replies: 8
Views: 2181

apt-get not working. Can't connect to mirror?

I suddenly cannot get apt-get to work. The RPi has internet. I can ping just fine. However when trying to install via apt-get, it just hangs for around 2 minutes, and then gives about 10 lines of error messages, basically saying. Unable to connect to mirrors.cat.pdx.edu:http and also various errors ...
by mxmaniac
Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can't get FTP server running right (vsftp)
Replies: 1
Views: 851

Can't get FTP server running right (vsftp)

I have been struggling trying to get this ftp server running for hours. I've googled tons of tutorials to no avail. Heres where I'm at. If I leave the vsftpd.conf file in its default form, I am able to at least "connect" using username "ftp" password blank. However I can't seem d...

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