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by Kernel
Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: New usb device found
Replies: 1
Views: 437

New usb device found

Keep getting this repeatedly in dmesg: [ 205.654985] usb 1-1.3: SerialNumber: 00e04c000001 [ 206.836152] usb 1-1.3: USB disconnect, device number 120 [ 207.078482] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 121 using dwc_otg [ 207.180622] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=7392, idProduct=78...
by Kernel
Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatic setup for RTL8188CUS based wifi adapters
Replies: 1147
Views: 562236

Re: Automatic setup for RTL8188CUS based wifi adapters

Hi, Has been a while since I read this topic. I have this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Edimax-EW-7811UN-Wireless-802-11b-150Mbps/dp/tech-data/B003MTTJOY/ref=de_a_smtd Will this work fine with the latest Raspbian build and this script? I seem to recall some issues happened due to the firmware update (ba...
by Kernel
Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: USB - the Elephant in our Room
Replies: 802
Views: 216951

Re: USB - the Elephant in our Room

The recent discussion has prompted me to reply to this thread. 1, To those saying the problem is rare: I have two Pis - one from Farnell, one from RS made of different components in different weeks, powered by good power supplies (not chargers, one of them being the official RS's supply) I have inte...
by Kernel
Mon May 28, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Automatic setup for RTL8188CUS based wifi adapters
Replies: 1147
Views: 562236

Re: Automatic setup for RTL8188CUS based wifi adapters

alexeames wrote:So, yes, it works on the Edimax.
Thanks - just ordered mine :D
by Kernel
Fri May 25, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Free Farnell t-shirt
Replies: 23
Views: 4791

Re: Free Farnell t-shirt

Phobos wrote:
piglet wrote:Mine didn't come with a T Shirt :(
You had to quote a code in the delivery instructions. Plus I think it was limited to the first so many orders.
I had it listed in my instructions - didn't get one though
by Kernel
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 28
Views: 9423

Re: Ubuntu 12.04

<t>Jongoleur said: <br/> <br/> It IS good publicity, it states the position and helps prevent disappointment in the future.<br/> Good for Pi users but not for Canonical - when people using the pi who don't use linux on their desktop decide to try it there they are less likely to choose Ubuntu and go...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 28
Views: 9423

Re: Ubuntu 12.04

I saw a news article about the new version which pointed out that it doesn't work on Raspi - not good publicity for them!
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's been so many discussions of so many different methods, it's hard to keep track. So, one big question:
Replies: 35
Views: 3569

Re: There's been so many discussions of so many different methods, it's hard to keep track. So, one big question:

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yes, you could run an emulator on the Raspi to run x86 code. It already works - see Dosbox. No need to write another emulator.<br/> <br/> However, with the figures above of about 20% of native, and given that the Raspi is about the equivalent of a 300MHz Pentium 2, ...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Price
Replies: 12
Views: 1729

Re: Price

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> Prices in $ for above reasons. $25 and $35 for Model A/B. Contract with resellers (RS and Farnell, not those who then sell them on on Ebay for example) specifies they must be sold for $25 and $35 (before shipping and tax).<br/> Good to know that the price is specified in ...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Exciting times.
Replies: 7
Views: 803

Re: Exciting times.

Some days I am not too concerned other days I am just so excited - it is a rollercoaster of emotions!
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What happened to the Model A?
Replies: 72
Views: 7339

Re: What happened to the Model A?

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Model A has *not* gone, Lacto. Both companies have signed contracts with us that say it will be manufactured, and it will be sold for $25, but we've agreed with them that for now, while the demand for Model B is so unmanageably huge, they can just make those while they...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Email from Farnell
Replies: 223
Views: 19793

Re: Email from Farnell

<r><br/> Dear customer,<br/> <br/> Having successfully passed its CE compliance testing, we can now confirm that your Raspberry Pi will be delivered in the week commencing 28/05/2012.<br/> <br/> Prepare for your Raspberry Pi<br/> <br/> Get ready for your Raspberry Pi by downloading all the software ...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Twitter impersonators, front page vid reviews
Replies: 8
Views: 827

Re: Twitter impersonators, front page vid reviews

Liz is 95% of the reason I visit Twitter
by Kernel
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What the Pi has done for me.
Replies: 31
Views: 3514

Re: What the Pi has done for me.

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I swelled up with pride when I read this. Thanks so much for posting, Liam. It's really wonderful to read what you've been doing.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> It is indeed an excellent post and really nice to hear that this has helped you find a direction in life - and I thi...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Am I missing something ?
Replies: 48
Views: 6119

Re: Am I missing something ?

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> God, the speculation! The other 8k are on their way from the factory straight to the distributors from China; because they're going straight to them I don't have a DHL tracking number for them, but I think they'll be pitching up before the middle of the week. At the sa...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Size of the package the pi arrives in?
Replies: 14
Views: 2000

Re: Size of the package the pi arrives in?

You could try asking if they will send to your work?
by Kernel
Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.
Replies: 63
Views: 7260

Re: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> We handed them out as gifts - it's a bit disappointing (we'd hoped this wouldn't happen but had a sneaking feeling it might), but we're not angry. Once we'd given them to the kids they were theirs to do what they wanted with. You don't give someone a gift and attach ob...
by Kernel
Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Geek, nerd or boffin?
Replies: 29
Views: 3341

Re: Geek, nerd or boffin?

I'm a Geek!!
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Intel 8086 CPU
Replies: 35
Views: 7366

Re: Intel 8086 CPU

DeliciousRaspberryCake said:

In the past I actually had one of those 8088 PCs with the turbo button 
Oh gosh! I'd forgotten all about those!!
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Android Custom ROMs
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

Re: Android Custom ROMs

<t>DeliciousRaspberryCake said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Personally I must ask; are factory-provided roms really that bad?<br/> <br/> I don't own any android devices and only know of one person who has one. They replaced the rom because Sony's android phones apparently don't allow the standard android app ...
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Barometer: Innovation
Replies: 9
Views: 2349

Re: Barometer: Innovation

<r>An article from the FT which mentions the raspi: <URL url="http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/07e0.....z1rScEZU49">http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/07e0.....z1rScEZU49</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> He believes Raspberry Pi, a credit-card-sized stripped-down computer, is probably the most important entry into the techno...
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 145457

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

<t>Raspberry Pi sails through CE tests, ready for sale<br/> <br/> .<br/> <br/> <br/> The Raspberry Pi is back on track to start shipping, after the £22 ARM-based Linux computer completed all its certification tests.<br/> <br/> "Good news! We just received confirmation that the Raspberry Pi has passe...
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: STICKY: Pictorial Buying Guide for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 134
Views: 154801

Re: Pictorial Buying Guide

EXCELLENT!

An excellent and simple to understand guide - thanks for making it Abishur.
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD/USB Lost Storage Space
Replies: 24
Views: 4702

Re: SD/USB Lost Storage Space

<t>rmm200 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I can't see any reason to have your host machine match the Pi.<br/> <br/> <br/> There are lots of reasons especially if you have never used linux before - even just being able to learn command line commands like cat, grep, how to use nano etc. could be of great bene...
by Kernel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux Distros ARM
Replies: 6
Views: 1683

Re: Linux Distros ARM

<t>As mentioned most packages are available for ARM and once people have the raspi's themselves I expect more will be ported.<br/> <br/> There may be some issues compiling programs without binaries if the makefile etc. is for x86 specifically - but hopefully developers will see the need for compatib...

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