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by piguy79
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone in the US get a ship date from Newark (Element/14)
Replies: 188
Views: 34082

Re: Anyone in the US get a ship date from Newark (Element/14

i ordered my pi on 3/12/12. it would have been sooner but i didn't recognize the email format they sent me after i expressed my interest. anyway i've waited so long that i've lost alot of my interest. but i've recieved two confirmation emails from newark saying they billed me finally and my order is...
by piguy79
Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:00 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: System Clock?
Replies: 11
Views: 8027

Re: System Clock?

does the raspberry pi keep time with software? i'm trying to understand if i can use timed events in my programming. i have an original xbox and when i plug it in it asks me for the time and date and then after i type it in it keeps time somehow until i unplug it again is the raspberry pi like that ...
by piguy79
Wed May 16, 2012 3:52 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Unofficial RaspPi for Beginners - Youtube Channel started
Replies: 10
Views: 3214

Re: Unofficial RaspPi for Beginners - Youtube Channel starte

corematrix on your youtube channel your playlist is playing in reverse. it starts on 12 then goes 11, 10, etc. once again i like your videos.
by piguy79
Tue May 15, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: win 95 games on pi
Replies: 10
Views: 3915

Re: win 95 games on pi

i found the rom and a physical copy. 2 questions do i have to do something with the dosbox to make it work on the pi? second after i start up dosbox can i play my game or do i need to install windows too?
by piguy79
Mon May 14, 2012 3:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: win 95 games on pi
Replies: 10
Views: 3915

win 95 games on pi

could you play or emulate windows 95 games on a raspberry pi?
by piguy79
Sun May 06, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Absolute beginners - Step by step video guide.
Replies: 9
Views: 3590

Re: Absolute beginners - Step by step video guide.

hi i liked your preparing the sd card video. it went by a little fast but i definately learned something. did you have to format your sd card? also you unzipped the fedora and the win32diskimager in the same folder is that necessary or just convenient?
by piguy79
Thu May 03, 2012 5:46 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: where do pre-absolute beginners go?
Replies: 29
Views: 5680

Re: where do pre-absolute beginners go?

<t>INFO ABOUT OTHER FORUM:<br/> <br/> Since Christmas, we’ve been using the Simple:Press plugin for WordPress to run our forum. Recently however, the amount of traffic has increased to the point where we need to move to phpBB to keep our server load under control. I’ve ported a snapshot of the curre...
by piguy79
Thu May 03, 2012 3:27 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: where do pre-absolute beginners go?
Replies: 29
Views: 5680

Re: where do pre-absolute beginners go?

did you try the other forum soon to be the only forum?

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/
by piguy79
Wed May 02, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Request: Instructions for compiling XBMC from github (source)
Replies: 11
Views: 4774

Re: Request: Instructions for compiling XBMC from github (source)

i couldn't figure out how to edit my last post but they're discussing that article here:

http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....art-1-xbmc
by piguy79
Wed May 02, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Request: Instructions for compiling XBMC from github (source)
Replies: 11
Views: 4774

Re: Request: Instructions for compiling XBMC from github (source)

<r>does this help any?<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://openelec.tv/news/item/2.....-pi-part-1">http://openelec.tv/news/item/2.....-pi-part-1</URL><br/> <br/> <URL url="http://openelec.tv/news/item/2.....-pi-part-2">http://openelec.tv/news/item/2.....-pi-part-2</URL><br/> <br/> i didn't read them yet. th...
by piguy79
Tue May 01, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone ordering from Newark in the USA get a status update yet?
Replies: 34
Views: 6029

Re: Anyone ordering from Newark in the USA get a status update yet?

<t>when i check my order history on the newark website my status is back order and my expected ship date is august 16, 2012. it hasn't been updated since i placed my order. i recieved like 6 emails from them but no new ship date yet. i hope i get mine around june because i still have to purchase ada...
by piguy79
Tue May 01, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: does gimp work on the raspberry pi?
Replies: 4
Views: 5659

Re: does gimp work on the raspberry pi?

does gimp work on the raspberry pi? i've see some of the cool stuff you can do with it. also if it does work do i have to compile it or adjust settings or something else i don't know how to do to install or run it?
by piguy79
Tue May 01, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: The MagPi Magazine www.themagpi.com
Replies: 253
Views: 57347

Re: The MagPi Magazine www.themagpi.com

<t>hey i couldn't find the contact section on your website so i decided to post here. i would like to see a section for the magpi on downloading the operating system and extracting it and flashing it on an sd card. i know it's been covered by other sources but i'm seriously concerned that i'll mess ...
by piguy79
Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: The MagPi Magazine www.themagpi.com
Replies: 253
Views: 57347

Re: The MagPi Magazine www.themagpi.com

good job! can you save the magazine to your harddrive? if so what would you use to view it? what version of python did you use for the examples? how long till the next issue?

liz should put your link on the home page!!
by piguy79
Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: debian squeeze development tools
Replies: 4
Views: 2356

Re: debian squeeze development tools

the description of the sd card is the same as the download page and the wiki page.

i would rather buy the cards preloaded. it's not that expensive. i'll only need 1. hopefully the rpi foundation will start selling cards soon.
by piguy79
Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: debian squeeze development tools
Replies: 4
Views: 2356

Re: debian squeeze development tools

<r>what development tools come with debian squeeze? i was hoping to use the two versions of python and scratch and all the stuff eben has been talking about. does it come with the current download? i'm asking because there is a debian squeeze loaded sd card on ebay that i'm looking at and i want to ...
by piguy79
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3609
Views: 164018

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>hi! i'm from america. i had a commodore vic 20 when i was young. and i had a book on games to program in basic. later i learned about msdos. i created little programs using batch files. then windows 98 came out and i stopped playing around. recently i wanted to get into programming. i googled aro...

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