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by bakoolguy2
Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is the bottleneck in web-browsing performance?
Replies: 4
Views: 1749

Re: What is the bottleneck in web-browsing performance?

I'm running the latest distro of debian with the midori browser.  It takes around 5 or 10 seconds for the browser to open and 5 or 10 seconds for web pages to load. Scrolling through them seems slow to respond.  Does anybody know the reason for this?
by bakoolguy2
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Educational Computer Lab Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 3232

Re: Educational Computer Lab Setup

<t>Hello everybody!<br/> <br/> I work for a non-profit in the US which has recently received a grant to setup a computer lab with 8 computers and to teach youth in the community about how to use them.<br/> <br/> RaspberryPi was my obvious choice.  I have a few questions.<br/> <br/> I plan on orderin...
by bakoolguy2
Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Considered adding on-board Flash memory?
Replies: 2
Views: 978

Re: Considered adding on-board Flash memory?

<t>In the recent video, you said that running a root file system on an SD card was painfully slow. Like you said, people could easily add a USB stick or network mount to circumvent it, but then the device is no longer stand-alone. Have you considered including on board flash memory (perhaps just 1GB...
by bakoolguy2
Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is Pi able to play streaming video ?
Replies: 32
Views: 16803

Re: Is Pi able to play streaming video ?

I'm not an expert, but the Roku uses the same chip and does streaming video all day long.

http://www.roku.com/
by bakoolguy2
Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Low cost monitor
Replies: 69
Views: 42716

Re: Low cost monitor

<r>Let's just go for the iPad2 lcd screen. There's so many in production, they will be cheap. Plus they are high resolution. Only $55 on ebay. <URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-App.....3539wt_952">http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-App.....3539wt_952</URL><br/> <br/> the only downside is that we'd have t...
by bakoolguy2
Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
Replies: 514
Views: 234122

Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<t>Here's the uses on the top of my head.<br/> <br/> 1. As a computer that the poor in my neighborhood could afford. (standard web-browsing machine)<br/> 2. A home security webcam server<br/> 3. Quadrotor controller board<br/> 4. Industrial manufacturing controller<br/> <br/> The uses are endless. I...
by bakoolguy2
Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3793
Views: 265144

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hello everyone!<br/> <br/> My name is Chris. I'm a recent grad in Computer Engineering who wants to make a difference in the world. My primary goal in life is to make my God look really good. I love teaching/education/tutoring and I mentor kids and young adults in my spare time. I currently live ...

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