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by tr1ck5t3r
Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Firewall
Replies: 20
Views: 74214

Re: Firewall

<t>error404 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> pfSense is by far my favourite router for small to medium sized setups. But a port is, at best, a long way off. First a FreeBSD port, then someone over at pfSense to bother porting it to this RPi, which is not really a great router platform in the first place. Con...
by tr1ck5t3r
Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Firewall
Replies: 20
Views: 74214

Re: Firewall

<r><br/> <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....-4/#p40413">http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....-4/#p40413</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> This might be useful ie pfSense.org an extremely capable firewall with lots of addons including things like Snort.org which is used by some Govt's to protect their i...
by tr1ck5t3r
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Firewall
Replies: 20
Views: 74214

Re: Firewall

<r>Jawloms said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I have tried searching for this and haven't found anything, but apologies if I've just missed it.  I know that Smoothwall won't go on the pi (unless someone ports it), but is there an alternative?<br/> <br/> Thank you<br/> <br/> Stuart<br/> <br/> <br/> This might b...
by tr1ck5t3r
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Ecology Data system
Replies: 5
Views: 2159

Re: Ecology Data system

<r>Bukowski said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I'm intending to create system to help with data storage and collection of nature/ecology notes.<br/> <br/> Plan: <br/> <br/> 1) get Pi and get Risc OS and BBC BASIC up and running.<br/> <br/> 2) Case in Waterproof box (a small peli(tm) case), get running with bat...
by tr1ck5t3r
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Diaspora "SEED"
Replies: 15
Views: 7994

Re: Diaspora "SEED"

<t>roelfrenkema said: <br/> <br/> <br/> You might consider sqlite instead of mysql and just a simple free dynamic dns service of the many available instead of the kite something.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I agree SQLite would be better, its part of Firefox for example and is really more of a desktop "s...
by tr1ck5t3r
Sat Feb 11, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: STICKY: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.
Replies: 233
Views: 386292

Re: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.

<r>ethelthefrog said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I was thinking about using one as a NAT/Firewall thingy for my house.  The ADSL line rate isn"t going to stress the USB at all, even with two ethernet interfaces plugged in.  Log messages can be forwarded to the always-on house server, and it"s not going to ch...
by tr1ck5t3r
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3519
Views: 104278

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Windows programmer by day. Got hooked with computers when I was 8 with the ZX81, then the BBC Basic when we got a couple at primary school and a C64 at home. Was writing commercial software for some local businesses here in Stortford (between Cambridge and London) when I was 14, didnt get on with...
by tr1ck5t3r
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Feedback from teachers using OLPC
Replies: 1
Views: 1238

Re: Feedback from teachers using OLPC

<t>I would agree that covering the absolute basics is essential and lessons can be learned from OLPC. I used to run the UK user group for a programming language meeting twice a year and I always made clear what the aims for those attending would be so there were no surprises or hold ups on the day. ...
by tr1ck5t3r
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Infant School 'Pi
Replies: 23
Views: 5246

Re: Infant School 'Pi

<r>tufty said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yes.  Introducing programming in something like Scratch or LOGO at a primary level is a really good idea.<br/> <br/> <br/> Ok thanks for the feedback and the comments above confirms my suspicions.<br/> <br/> I guess the next stage would be to see what the the primary...
by tr1ck5t3r
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Infant School 'Pi
Replies: 23
Views: 5246

Re: Infant School 'Pi

<r>Lynbarn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> "but I am wondering what use there may be for the 'pi in early years education. Although they are introduced to computers (PCs) as learning resources fairly early on, and get regular exposure (we have a 10-PC computer room, plus 1 or 2 PCs in each of 6 classes of 3...

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