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by davidm870
Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi logo colors as Sherwin-Williams?
Replies: 2
Views: 1805

RPi logo colors as Sherwin-Williams?

Good $GREETINGTIME

Has anyone by chance already matched the Raspberry Pi logo colours* (especially the pink) to Sherwin-Williams paint colors? If so, please share! Thanks

*(just for you, Liz)
by davidm870
Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian repository
Replies: 172
Views: 46656

Re: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian reposit

So they are, thank you. dselect doesn't see them, for some reason.
by davidm870
Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:38 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian repository
Replies: 172
Views: 46656

Re: Packages from debian you want to see in raspbian reposit

rrdtool (and its followers-around e. g. python-rrdtool)

Thanks!
by davidm870
Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Reading voltage/current from a Wind Turbine
Replies: 9
Views: 4155

Re: Reading voltage/current from a Wind Turbine

For a similar project (different scale, no students) I've collected meter shunts from eBay, usb voltmeters from http://digital-measure.com/ and a usb relay board from http://emx.net.au/. Isolated voltmeters read millivolts from the shunts and also the system voltage both to control the system (e.g. ...
by davidm870
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Installed apps
Replies: 2
Views: 856

Re: Installed apps

dpkg -l piped through more will tell you all the packages you have installed, which isn't exactly the same thing, but may be informative. If you install dselect you can see a more tabular view of your packages with explanations about their use.
by davidm870
Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Nominet Internet Awards nomination [Edit to add - WE WON!]
Replies: 15
Views: 3503

Re: Nominet Internet Awards nomination [Edit to add - WE WON

Congratulations on recognition of a fine job!
by davidm870
Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3582
Views: 139749

Re: Introduce yourself!

I'm David Mitchell. I spend part of my time on an island near Seattle in the NW USA, and part on an island in Lake Nicaragua. I've worked in computers (mostly network management) since 1979. My first and largest unix computer was a VAX11/780 cluster, and if we can agree that Linux ~= unix then my la...

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