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by jefferzbooboo
Thu May 31, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RS invited me to order but ......
Replies: 9
Views: 2324

Re: RS invited me to order but ......

I just received my Pi, used an SD card I had laying around and had to re install the image once to get it to work. I did it all in terminal on an Ubuntu 8.04 distro fallowing instructions I found in the Wiki, took me about 30-40 minutes to set up with the one screw up. The only ever time I've used t...
by jefferzbooboo
Thu May 31, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: These should be ON the shelves
Replies: 23
Views: 2805

Re: These should be ON the shelves

To the OP, you can always go on ebay, theyre's plenty for sale on there.

To Joe Scmoe "triple the price" you fail to understand the concept behind the Pi, which is to offer a low cost solution. You bump up the price to $105 you're in Beagle Board range
by jefferzbooboo
Thu May 31, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone in the US get a ship date from Newark (Element/14)
Replies: 188
Views: 30714

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

I ordered my Pis (no clue how to pluralise it) on 2/29 and placed an order for 2 and got them in the mail today. No clue were I was at in que. The status went from back ordered to shipped.
by jefferzbooboo
Thu May 24, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone in the US get a ship date from Newark (Element/14)
Replies: 188
Views: 30714

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

I just got a shipping confirmation order with a tracking number from UPS with delivery set for 5/30! I ordered on 2/29 at 8:48am.
by jefferzbooboo
Wed May 02, 2012 5:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone ordering from Newark in the USA get a status update yet?
Replies: 34
Views: 5470

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

<r>This is what I got:<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> We're excited to inform you that your Raspberry Pi will be delivered in an upcoming shipment beginning the week of May 29th. We will have your firm delivery date, after manufacturer confirmations are made, on Newark.com. If you don't have all the a...
by jefferzbooboo
Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: raspberry pi already failed ?
Replies: 222
Views: 36597

Re: raspberry pi already failed ?

<t>nmcc said: <br/> <br/> <br/> jefferzbooboo said: <br/> <br/> <br/> "If he's 34 yrs old, he would have been 4 when the Spectrum came out, or 0 when the ZX80 came out. Since he started programming at age 12, that would have been 8 years after the Spectrum was released. By which time it was old hat ...
by jefferzbooboo
Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: raspberry pi already failed ?
Replies: 222
Views: 36597

Re: raspberry pi already failed ?

<t>"If he's 34 yrs old, he would have been 4 when the Spectrum came out, or 0 when the ZX80 came out. Since he started programming at age 12, that would have been 8 years after the Spectrum was released. By which time it was old hat and early PC's were ruling the roost. Although the speccy wasn't di...

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