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by freakiwombatman
Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: Setting up HDMI output when video output is wrong.
Replies: 564
Views: 988514

Re: Setting up HDMI output

As I said earlier, I was unhappy that this post was not suitable for Absolute Beginners. Rather than just complain, I got off my ass to improve it. I have rewritten the wiki page http://elinux.org/RPi_config.txt to be more suitable for beginners. It now includes instructions on how to edit the conf...
by freakiwombatman
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on [Solved]

hi,

Just to let you know the registry hack worked on my windows PC thanks for all your help.

Thanks
by freakiwombatman
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on

bredman thanks for the info I shall put it into practice later.

The username matching sounds interesting may have to have a play with that.

I have locked down the samba share, I may try leaving it open for a while to see if that helps as well.
by freakiwombatman
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Nominet Internet Awards nomination [Edit to add - WE WON!]
Replies: 15
Views: 3495

Re: Nominet Internet Awards nomination (please please vote!)

Voted, it would be very well deserved.... :D
by freakiwombatman
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Only PWR LED is On [Solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 1862

Re: Only PWR LED is On

It sounds like either the SD Card isn't mounted correctly or the image on the card has become corrupted. Otherwise I would have thought it would boot :)
by freakiwombatman
Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on

Showing how much of a newbie I am in linux now, how do I find the IP address to connect to? I tried to find out but was a little confused........... (I used the ifconfig command). I tried to connect by mapping a network drive and directly through explorer but it wouldn't work. They are both running ...
by freakiwombatman
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Samba and Windows 7 PC not getting on

Hi, I am having issues connecting my laptop (running windows 7 32 bit) to a public share I have set-up on my pi (my wife's computer, also running windows 7, connected first time). I am being told the authentication details I input were incorrect. Now I am very much a newbie at these things but I pre...

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