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by robind694
Thu May 17, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: East Dunbartonshire
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Re: East Dunbartonshire

hi will i would be interested i have a few raspberry pis of all flavours including an old asus netbook with desktop
by robind694
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: INSTALL MATE UBUNTU
Replies: 8
Views: 1644

Re: INSTALL MATE UBUNTU

for new users mate provides an easier way to find their way about as until stretch finding devices on a network was very much like an obstacle course and changed with every upgrade or seemed to anyway . I find on a pi 3 that i can install and remove software more easily on mate than raspbian, i have...
by robind694
Tue Mar 10, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: python coding
Replies: 1
Views: 305

python coding

hi i need help i want to read an input pin and stop a motor running i was hoping to accurately stop a motor using an ir diode but cannot seem to get a repeatable input any help welcome
by robind694
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: jmri on raspberry pi
Replies: 2
Views: 1077

Re: jmri on raspberry pi

DougieLawson wrote:How does it fail?
Do you get a Java stack trace?
Have you get the Oracle Java8 JDK installed? sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-jdk
i think i was using an earlier version but it does not seem to load all of the jmri files
i will load the latest version of java and let you know thanks
by robind694
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: jmri on raspberry pi
Replies: 2
Views: 1077

jmri on raspberry pi

Can anyone help me please i want to use my 256meg pi to run my model railway i have seen videos on youtube but when i follow the links and install it i cannot launch it what am i missing ?
I would be most greatfull for any help
by robind694
Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Replacement SD Card Reader?
Replies: 31
Views: 16364

Re: Replacement SD Card Reader?

This is my NAS server - the clamp is holding the SD card in place because the plastic card holder is broken. Supergluing a micro-sd carrier in place worked for about a day, then it gave up the ghost and I haven't been able to coax it back into life since: the fit of the sd card does seem to be supe...
by robind694
Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: No audio through HDMI with raspbmc
Replies: 17
Views: 23649

Re: No audio through HDMI with raspbmc

hi on rasbmc go to settings video and make sure that both sound and video are routed through hdmi i think on early versions it could be set wrongly . you can access the config.txt file on any computer with a card reader and edit it with notepad hope this helps
by robind694
Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: berryboot
Replies: 0
Views: 395

berryboot

|Hi i just discovered berryboot what a brilliant way to get multiple operating systems onto the pi . great for beginners like me no more having to change sd cards to change operating system, love puppy linux. raspbian has no sound but i think i can sort by changing the boot config txt will try this ...
by robind694
Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3346
Views: 346

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hi i am Robin i retired last year and needed something to take up my time 1 got my first pi model b 256 last may and played about with it for a while i discovered rasbmc and am hooked i now have a 512 pi that i was using as a media center with raspbmc then at the end of last week i discovered berryb...

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