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by prehensile
Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: problem running qemu on osx
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: problem running qemu on osx

I've tried to get qemu running following the guide here: http://www.rpiforum.net/forum/tutorials/article/16-a-raspberry-pi-emulated-environment-on-osx-lion/ and have the same problem in OS X 10.7.5. Has anyone successfully got qemu running on Lion? Is there some necessary step or patch that's missin...
by prehensile
Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Getting wifi to work with a hidden network
Replies: 7
Views: 49894

Re: Getting wifi to work with a hidden network

Ryan, I owe you a manly handshake. This saved me from wifi configuration purgatory connecting to our hidden network :D
by prehensile
Sat Jun 30, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

Updated the wiki with instructions on how to make calls using a USB soundcard: http://elinux.org/RPi_Using_Skypekit I have been trying but getting stuck all the time :cry: Yeah, it's not easy. Hopefully the new guide should help; if you're still having problems, post up here or look for me on #raspb...
by prehensile
Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

Succeeded with voicepcmhost-rtaudio! Made a call to the Pi this evening, heard my voice come out of the audio port :) Writeup coming soon...
by prehensile
Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Skype & Skype video calling? Will a version of Skype with VC run on the Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 13
Views: 10085

Re: Skype & Skype video calling? Will a version of Skype wit

In the interests of reducing thread redundancy, a few of us have been discussing SkypeKit over in this thread with some success.
by prehensile
Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

Vortex wrote:Great to hear you got it working :)
Thanks! I've just added another section to the wiki page with a guide on how to use the SDK to make a test call to the Pi. Which is about as far as I've got with SkypeKit for the time being ;)
by prehensile
Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

I've started documenting at http://elinux.org/RPi_Using_Skypekit . I'll go back and write the missing two sections over the weekend. Currently trying to get voicepcmhost-rtaudio to compile, to try making voice calls. I've downloaded & built RtAudio from http://www.music.mcgill.ca/~gary/rtaudio/, but...
by prehensile
Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

So I was able to get a bit further. I am now at the stage that I can start Skypekit and send and receive chat messages (my primary target) The next step is to see what happens if I make a call to the RasPi Are you using loopback PCM Host device? Yes I do, I compiled it on the RasPi, since I have no...
by prehensile
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

My Pi arrived today, woo! I'm going to start fiddling with SkypeKit straight away.

Maybe we should start putting some info together on the Wiki?
by prehensile
Sun May 20, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

Ah, thanks for the mic info. The words 'Developer Program' up there ^^ link to Skype's developer site, but it's not so obvious, so here's the link again: http://developer.skype.com/public/skypekit We're interested in 'Skypekit for Embedded' with the ARM runtime. You'll need to sign up for the Develo...
by prehensile
Sun May 13, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Skype on RPi?
Replies: 66
Views: 38985

Re: Skype on RPi?

I've been looking into this, since I have a Skype-based project in mind. Skype have a Developer Program , which makes available a runtime called Skypekit for ARM devices. This means that if there's a runtime available which will run on the Pi's particular ARM11 chip, then it would be possible to bui...
by prehensile
Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi Adventure
Replies: 52
Views: 11207

Re: Raspberry Pi Adventure

<t>You guys should really check out Inform for creating text adventures - is a joy to make stuff in it. Essentially, you describe the game world in English, a lot like actually playing the things. Like so:<br/> <br/> A person can be asleep or awake. A person can be active or passive. The Spinning To...
by prehensile
Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What DOS games can it run?
Replies: 39
Views: 12807

Re: What DOS games can it run?

<t>Interesting. asb, I'm assuming from the similar usernames that's your video?<br/> <br/> Since you said that you just grabbed them from apt with no further tinkering, I'm guessing that ScummVM and OpenTTD are using SDL to draw to X.<br/> <br/> Which makes things sound promising for a DOSBox port, ...
by prehensile
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3706
Views: 205051

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hello! I'm Henry and I live in London. I've been mucking about with computers since early fiddlings with Spectrums & the school BBC Micros (and later Archimedes, what a machine). These early fiddlings gradually turned into making websites & programming for a living, which has continued to...
by prehensile
Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Adding tags while browsing forum threads, possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1045

Re: Adding tags while browsing forum threads, possible?

Okay, thanks scep. I have been known to do a little Wordpress hacking from time to time – would this be a useful enough feature to be worth attempting to implement?
by prehensile
Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Adding tags while browsing forum threads, possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1045

Re: Adding tags while browsing forum threads, possible?

<t>Is it possible to do this retrospectively if you haven"t posted in that thread?<br/> <br/> I"ve just been poking around looking for LCD screen discussions. One thread on the subject has been tagged usefully, but there are a few others that haven't. If I could have tagged the other useful threads ...

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