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by metalj
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python Jumpstart by Building 10 Apps [ video course]
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Re: Python Jumpstart by Building 10 Apps [ video course]

For anybody who missed this: The kickstarter is going great. The website is up and if you enter your email address you will get notified but not spammed. There are descriptions of future courses. The website is here: https://training.talkpython.fm/ If you know anyone who might be interested there is...
by metalj
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python Jumpstart by Building 10 Apps [ video course]
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Python Jumpstart by Building 10 Apps [ video course]

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mikeckennedy/python-jumpstart-by-building-10-apps-video-course This video course sounds like it will be a great resource for beginners. It's supposed to be made in a month with many sequels coming. It will be done in class python 3.5 and will use pycharm. If ever...
by metalj
Fri Oct 30, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Minecraft Pi
Replies: 3
Views: 1538

Re: Minecraft Pi

That was happening after using upgrade on wheezy noobs.
by metalj
Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI to VGA
Replies: 5
Views: 813

Re: HDMI to VGA

I used piview and it works with wheezy and Jessie on pi 2 but it's not cheap enough for me.
by metalj
Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Kali SD card ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 754

Re: Kali SD card ebay

Because I don't want to mess up my windows pc trying to download it. It may be outdated but so is all the documentation.
by metalj
Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I lost my sound
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: I lost my sound

My sound went out a couple of times and I had to reset the raspi-config sound settings.
by metalj
Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Kali SD card ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 754

Kali SD card ebay

I was thinking of getting a Kali SD card from eBay. What size card should I get? Does anyone know why it would be a bad idea? I not concerned about which version it is.
by metalj
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: New to Raspberry Pi - how to do 'menus'
Replies: 10
Views: 1387

Re: New to Raspberry Pi

Check out code blocks ide. Also raspbian comes with a compiler for c & c++.
by metalj
Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: official WiFi dongle
Replies: 1
Views: 483

official WiFi dongle

When will the official raspberry pi WiFi dongle be available again? I looked on amazon and Google and I believe they are sold out everywhere.
by metalj
Mon Oct 05, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: WPA_GUI
Replies: 7
Views: 3771

Re: WPA_GUI

Wpa_gui is officially gone.
by metalj
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Jessie woes
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Jessie woes

I'm most interested in ide's, sonic pi, audacity, pygame zero and any video game emulators I can get. I'm still using noobs and I am concerned about what I download from the family pc to use on my pi. I am currently learning python 3 but I would like to learn more like html from codecademy. So far t...
by metalj
Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Jessie woes
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Jessie woes

Thanks I didn't know there was a raspbian thread. I am experiencing great anxiety in this period of transition. I went ahead and put wheezy back in and I'm just going to stick to my current educational material and try to forget about all the new stuff I'm Missing out on.
by metalj
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Jessie woes
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Jessie woes

My browsers stopped working again, I can't apt-get update, Stella won't work. I think I'm going to reinstall wheezy.
by metalj
Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: STICKY: Jessie (now defunct and replaced with Stretch) Q&A
Replies: 396
Views: 180965

Re: Jessie Q&A

Why doesn't Stella work?
by metalj
Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: epiphany Jessie problems
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Re: epiphany Jessie problems

I found no info on my problem except download iceweasel so I did now I have two working browsers. I don't know if downloading iceweasel fixed epiphany but everything is good and I'm no longer miserable and I ready to get back to programming.
by metalj
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: epiphany Jessie problems
Replies: 1
Views: 597

epiphany Jessie problems

Wpa_gui is gone. I selected my WiFi entered password and epiphany is crippled. I have never had a problem with it before. I am very mad. Can anyone help. I'm using Jessie a pi2 and a wipi.
by metalj
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:25 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: STICKY: Jessie (now defunct and replaced with Stretch) Q&A
Replies: 396
Views: 180965

Re: Jessie Q&A

What is different about scratch in Jessie? It says version 1.4 and that was the previous version.
by metalj
Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: New Raspbian based on Jessie is here....
Replies: 16
Views: 2661

Re: New Raspbian based on Jessie is here....

I am very excited and I will check it out tonight. I hope they did something about the WiFi setup. Can't wait to try bluej and greenfoot!
by metalj
Mon Sep 28, 2015 7:58 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Network share & Reinstalling Raspbian using NOOBS?
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: Network share & Reinstalling Raspbian using NOOBS?

I've recovered alot of times and haven't run into any problems. I even made a list of things to do when I recover like setup audio, password, WiFi password, reinstall stella and a few other things.
by metalj
Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: saving config.txt on raspian
Replies: 3
Views: 1149

Re: saving config.txt on raspian

Did you:
Press Control-x
Press y
Press [enter]
by metalj
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please Help I'm New
Replies: 8
Views: 1023

Re: Please Help I'm New

Hi. My nephew turned me on to this ide. It looks great but I haven't tested it. Hope it helps you.

https://youtu.be/p17i1nO-AG8

http://store.raspberrypi.com/projects/codeblocks
by metalj
Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:31 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Difference between Python 2 and Python 3
Replies: 11
Views: 1882

Re: Difference between Python 2 and Python 3

I worked briefly on basic and what little I recall provided context for python. I am working on python 3 now. I suggest teach your kids to code by bryson payne book and udemy course and automate the boring stuff with python by al sweigart book and udemy course. Both cover python 3 and will get your ...
by metalj
Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: First timer
Replies: 3
Views: 614

Re: First timer

"Sudo apt-get update " before you "sudo apt-get install" anything. "Sudo apt-get upgrade" at your own peril. Libre is fine but it will take a while to download.
by metalj
Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: better version
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: better version

I know what you mean. The raspberry pi 2 does what the raspberry pi 1 was advertised to do. If you're into programming and learning the pi 2 is great but it's no pc. So go buy a pc you cheapskate. Just kidding.

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