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by samscribbler.py
Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Wi-Fi Adapter Suddenly Stops Working... ...solutions?
Replies: 3
Views: 1815

Re: Wi-Fi Adapter Suddenly Stops Working... ...solutions?

@redhawk Hey, thanks! I never thought of doing that (oddly enough), but it makes sense. I guess it should be perfectly safe as long as everything is properly shielded and the regulators are still in place. I should have enough extenders lying around somewhere to give it a try. For me, it's a much be...
by samscribbler.py
Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Any window managers more lightweight than Fluxbox?
Replies: 19
Views: 27860

Re: Any window managers more lightweight than Fluxbox?

Wmii is my weapon of choice. It's a tiling window manager that can also switch to fullscreen and cascading modes. It's definitely a no-frills affair and there is a bit of a learning curve in having to know keyboard shortcuts, but I love it for its rock-solid stability and its commitment to function ...
by samscribbler.py
Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Car Rearview Screens
Replies: 9
Views: 5488

Re: Car Rearview Screens

I use a 7 inch headrest monitor with my Pi (originally as part of a dual-screen DVD player set, but sold separately on eBay) that has the same yellow RCA lead. A bit bigger, yes, but the principle is still the same, and I've had no problems with it whatsoever. Unless the monitor requires some weird,...
by samscribbler.py
Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Wi-Fi Adapter Suddenly Stops Working... ...solutions?
Replies: 3
Views: 1815

Wi-Fi Adapter Suddenly Stops Working... ...solutions?

Greetings, all. Long-time reader, first-time poster. I've been having issues with a recently purchased Realtek 8188CUS-based wireless nano adapter. Before reading on, yes, I've downloaded the installation script and extra driver and yes, it connects, so that's not the issue. The issue is that whenev...

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