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by bill z
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Running GUI Program through Something like Putty
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Running GUI Program through Something like Putty

Thanks for your reply Dougie. Due to your suggestion, I went looking up how to get and run mobaxterm. Yes, I can run mobaxterm on a windoze machine but not from my iPhone, Fire or ipad. While I was researching mobaxterm, it came to me that the simpler solution would be to have 2 Raspberry PIs. 1 to ...
by bill z
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Running GUI Program through Something like Putty
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Running GUI Program through Something like Putty

Being a beginner to Python 3 and Raspbian Buster I took a 3 week online class on programming Python GUI. In that class, they taught me to use GUIzero (I’m guessing something new). So, I created a GUI application using Thonny, it works. Now I’m wanting details and options on how to run a GUI Python p...
by bill z
Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Irrigation design
Replies: 10
Views: 936

Re: Irrigation design

Thanks for this input! I like the WIFI Relay Module ESP8266 IOT APP Controller 2-Channel For Smart Home 12V but not sure if it will work with my knowledge of RPIs or Arduinos. Where these are going, there are no cell phone towers around. I did send a message to the seller. Maybe they can offer help....
by bill z
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Irrigation design
Replies: 10
Views: 936

Re: Irrigation design

Your porject caught my attention. It looks like something I can use in West Texas for an unattended watering system to grow grass. However, I’m new to Raspberry PIs (not new to electronics, networking or programming). Because so many RPIs / sensors & solenoids would be required is there a cheaper wa...
by bill z
Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Needing Help with Jessie Light
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Needing Help with Jessie Light

Needing Help with Jessie Light While research using a Raspberry Pi 2B as a wireless router / server (its own private wireless network) to be used in a moving automobile so the kids could watch (what ever) movie they wanted (that was on the server hard drive) on their own tablet or smart phone, I rea...
by bill z
Wed Jun 17, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3519
Views: 104184

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hello all, I’m Bill Z. I live in a small town next to a very big city near the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Texas USA. I’ve been around computers since Hollerith cards. Before that, I acquired an associate’s degree in electronics. OK, much of my training back then was with vacuum tubes. But I did ...

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