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by rwgast
Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: OpenCV Machine Vision
Replies: 1
Views: 5921

OpenCV Machine Vision

I am sorry if this is posted in the wrong forum, I had a hard time choosing between here in software and power user. I have not posted since before the PI was actually released. Lately Ive been working on a robot using a Parallax Propeller MicroController and an AVR chip with Arduino burned on it to...
by rwgast
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: onnee sad sack :/ nothing is going right 4 me
Replies: 2
Views: 732

Re: onnee sad sack :/ nothing is going right 4 me

<t>Well last week I was refreshing 2 computers and a phone to get my slice of Pi. I chose to go the rs route the first time and didn"t know they had no episode to actually sell. Went to Darnell and it was down by 3 mins after! Went back 2 he"s later almost got a pi from Darnell then the server took ...
by rwgast
Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Using Qemu for my own OS and Porting projects?
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Re: Using Qemu for my own OS and Porting projects?

no Qemu experts here to point me in the right direction? Well heres hoping i get real hardware.
by rwgast
Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a time and a date on the front page...
Replies: 177
Views: 36716

Re: There's a time and a date on the front page...

<t>4.5 hours to go. Rounded up a DVI-Monitor, Powered Micro USB Hub, USB Powered Speakers, USB-Floppy, USB-DVDR, Bluetooth KB, Bluetooth Adapter, 8GB Ultra Class6 Sandisk SD.. Only thing left is a Bluetooth Mouse. Lets hope i didn't obtain all this gear for nothing and that 2 day mail to the US is c...
by rwgast
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Using Qemu for my own OS and Porting projects?
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Re: Using Qemu for my own OS and Porting projects?

<t>Ok so im a bit worried I may not get PI, well see though. Anyways I really want to do a Linux From Scratch build for it. Im also interested in the PI for doing things like writing a PET OS and porting other operating systems.<br/> <br/> I have never used Qemu, Ive tried Bochs with no luck. But im...
by rwgast
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a time and a date on the front page...
Replies: 177
Views: 36716

Re: There's a time and a date on the front page...

<t>Well first of all my math is not wrong 11pm + 7 hours would be 6am.... ALTHOUGH I admit my time was wrong. I read another post earlier where someone else had said the release was 10pm on the west coast. Now I had no idea what the Pacific/GMT timezone difference was, i had to look it up. The site ...
by rwgast
Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 0600h GMT on Wednesday 29 = 11PM on Tuesday 28th USA Mountain Time
Replies: 10
Views: 2030

Re: 0600h GMT on Wednesday 29 = 11PM on Tuesday 28th USA Mountain Time

<t>So someone said its 10pm on the coast what coast? Im on the west coast the conversion i looked up said 11pm, ive always heard pacific and mountain lumped togather.<br/> <br/> Can someone please clear up what time to be at the pc if were in southern california, im pretty sure its 11 but now im a b...
by rwgast
Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a time and a date on the front page...
Replies: 177
Views: 36716

Re: There's a time and a date on the front page...

Im sorry im sort of misunderstanding i have no problem being on my computer at 11pm, im usually up till about 3am my time anyways lol, or was that directed at the post above about beauty sleep?

guessing you just cant give a straight answer to any of those questions?
by rwgast
Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a time and a date on the front page...
Replies: 177
Views: 36716

Re: There's a time and a date on the front page...

<t>Ok i know no'one can tell us if weds is the official release!<br/> <br/> Im in California so according to the GMT conversion you guys are 7 hours ahead so i need to be at my computer at 11pm Tuesday night. What i would like to know is when the PI is launched am I going to have to order from the U...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Any electronics buffs? HDMI to VGA DIY!!??
Replies: 14
Views: 16618

Re: Any electronics buffs? HDMI to VGA DIY!!??

<t>Ok so the PI has many uses and im sure people from all walks of life will be using the thing. But as of right now who are we kidding the people in these forums are mostly hackers, coders, and hardware buffs. This bare board is really bringing out my DIY spirit, as im sure it is all of you. My pro...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better
Replies: 31
Views: 5814

Re: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better

<t>Im sorry if i have come off as an a*s in this thread at all not my intention, especially the tablet thing I was just trying to explain why he wouldn't be having the same problem as the people viewing the forums on there phones.<br/> <br/> As far as the site goes i like the new mobile layout i thi...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux-y question
Replies: 7
Views: 2003

Re: Linux-y question

<t>You could acually get really simple with this no real programming involved just be creative! Here were my first two thoughts<br/> <br/> #1 if pi is going to boot into xwin then have a browser automatically start, im not sure if chrome is on arm but if so start it in full screen web app mode and l...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better
Replies: 31
Views: 5814

Re: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better

<t>Its working fine on your tablet becuase it doesnt have a 3.5 inch screen so having a really long link doesnt break the word wrap since the screen is wide enough to show the link and then some on the same line. If you were to come across a a line with no spaces longer than the width of your screen...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If Raspberry Pi was made by...
Replies: 21
Views: 5283

Re: If Raspberry Pi was made by...

If the raspberry pi was made by a baker, it would probably taste better...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better
Replies: 31
Views: 5814

Re: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better

<t>Well on Android you can double tap to zoom out, zoom back in be pinching and the post wont get cut off but you are forced to use horizontal scrolling. This also happens with the Dolphin-HD browser on Android and opera. Although there is a new browser called Ninesky which doesn't have this problem...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Android app for Raspberry Pi buying alarm
Replies: 8
Views: 2963

Re: Android app for Raspberry Pi buying alarm

<t>Ok first of all the guy who wrote this, has nothing to do with the PI or the Foundation. he can not provide you with any more updates than you can by checking the page. If you are really waiting on the PI like me joining the mailing list on the Home page will e-mail you when there's news about th...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Android app for Raspberry Pi buying alarm
Replies: 8
Views: 2963

Re: Android app for Raspberry Pi buying alarm

<t>I am sorry if i missed this in the FAQ or Wiki but I have a question about the release. When the release is announced is it going to be at least a day or so before the PI's actually go on sale or are we all just gonna get an e-mail if were on the list at the exact time you put it up for release.<...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better
Replies: 31
Views: 5814

Re: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better

<t>Ok here we go just took these pics and added put them in my dropbox. Anyways the bug isnt as random as i thought, from the looks of things it a problem with the word wrapping when there is a line with no spaces that is longer than the width of the screen. Does anyone else have this problem when o...
by rwgast
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better
Replies: 31
Views: 5814

Re: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better

<t>I acually almost exclusively use the forums from my phone, when im at my desk im to busy to look at the forums lol. Anyways it all looks great BUT at least on my phone when viewing the forums in the standard android browser sometimes the right side of a post gets completely cut off usually flippi...
by rwgast
Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: anyone know a bit about linux and touchscreen support?
Replies: 8
Views: 3933

Re: anyone know a bit about linux and touchscreen support?

Oh thank you so much do you happen to remmber if there is a source package for the driver so i can use my toolchain to cross compile them for arm.

Assuming they compile correctly would the next step be to test them in qemu or something?
by rwgast
Sat Feb 25, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC
Replies: 40
Views: 12279

Re: Preconfigured image with SSH and/or VNC

<t>Ok im vary capable of finding a device on my network. My question was is there a way to enable ssh or vnc in the image before writing it to the sd card. Some of us just may not have a display on release becuase all we use is laptops for computing tv whatever. Im not asking for a<br/> beginners ho...
by rwgast
Sat Feb 25, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: anyone know a bit about linux and touchscreen support?
Replies: 8
Views: 3933

Re: anyone know a bit about linux and touchscreen support?

<t>So basically you had to write like a full kernel module in c? But there are walkthroughs online? Are all elos the same protocall? Im just covering my bases before i purchase thing. I mean the fact that its vga turns me off but one project i want to do is port android to r pi so eventually i will ...
by rwgast
Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: anyone know a bit about linux and touchscreen support?
Replies: 8
Views: 3933

Re: anyone know a bit about linux and touchscreen support?

<t>So i was looking around for the last bit of Rpi hardware so im set when the board arrives. Well i found an elo 12 inch touchscreen monitor in good condition for 80 dollars cant beat that there about 400 new. sucks its vga but i will definately buy a converter for this.<br/> <br/> Here is my conce...
by rwgast
Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Choosin.ng the right Display, Bare lcd panel or cheap monitor.
Replies: 14
Views: 5836

Re: Choosin.ng the right Display, Bare lcd panel or cheap monitor.

<t>nWell the thing is vga does look like crap and today i picked up a 4 dollar composite to vga adapter so im crossing my fingers it will work fine at the right res for my cheap lcd. Also an hdmi to vga box is 30 bucks so its not to bad. Im also looking into resistor ladders to build a converter som...
by rwgast
Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Choosin.ng the right Display, Bare lcd panel or cheap monitor.
Replies: 14
Views: 5836

Re: Choosin.ng the right Display, Bare lcd panel or cheap monitor.

<t>Yes i know you cant just use a bare kcd without a driver board and i know any monitor with a dvi or hdmi socket will do.<br/> <br/> s true?<br/> <br/> My question is can anyone recomend a a smaller like 12ich monitor for 100 or under. Everything i see in that size range is way more and i cant fig...

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