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by hstubbs3
Sat May 19, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Got mine a week ago.. wish I had more time to play with it..
Replies: 1
Views: 596

Got mine a week ago.. wish I had more time to play with it..

So far no issue with Debian image, Archlinux image seems to boot but no screen ( identical PNY 4GB cards.. ) Using a ~$5 Walmart charger labeled to work with androids and such ( Unit itself marked for 1A ) So far only used mini wireless keyboard/touchpad I got off some chinese trade site.. Now I jus...
by hstubbs3
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Critical Security Bug In Arch / Debian RPi Linux Distros
Replies: 8
Views: 2609

Re: Critical Security Bug In Arch / Debian RPi Linux Distros

LOL@ Vindicator ...

Reminds me of a friend of mine.. Keeps an axe by the door as a security system.. Figures the rifles would just get him in trouble...
by hstubbs3
Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Confused about GUI software
Replies: 6
Views: 2676

Re: Confused about GUI software

WxWidgets maybe? ( tons of bindings to lots of languages.. )
by hstubbs3
Sat Apr 14, 2012 5:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WRIST MOUNTED PI! [help!]
Replies: 10
Views: 7310

Re: WRIST MOUNTED PI! [help!]

<t>I had this exact setup in mind originally. I love Fallout 3..<br/> <br/> for a screen, I was going to use 3.5" NTSC backup camera monitor for a car.. This takes 12v nominal, but internally may be different (haven't cracked it yet )...<br/> <br/> For power, was considering using one of those USB c...
by hstubbs3
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Barometer: Innovation
Replies: 9
Views: 3775

Re: Barometer: Innovation

Soon they could have the iCore? It'd be a iPod without the case, cost $500, and include development books and utilities.. (the software would only run on Mac OS ... )

Wait, I'm missing something here..
by hstubbs3
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi-finity! A Network-based MMORP Game Being Built by and for Only R-Pi Users
Replies: 36
Views: 10403

Re: Pi-finity! A Network-based MMORP Game Being Built by and for Only R-Pi Users

<t>Restrict it HOW?<br/> <br/> Its open source and runs on hardware that can be emulated...  Make it difficult / impossible to play without a PI just seems to invite someone copy-catting it with its own code..<br/> <br/> Definitely being more inclusive makes sense - its designed to be engaging and e...
by hstubbs3
Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:43 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Ultimate Door Intercom
Replies: 10
Views: 16192

Re: Ultimate Door Intercom

Hmmm.. Yes..

Trigger video of the person at the door. Possibly use a 2nd PI to target unsuspecting solicitors ( religious, sales, whatever ) with some non-lethal deterrent ( water guns? )

Or just hook it up to send out the dogs?
by hstubbs3
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How slow is it?
Replies: 113
Views: 24494

Re: How slow is it?

Grumpyoldgit said:


And Multiplan!


On a TI 99/4a ? Wasn't that a Micro$oft product???

( I'm really NOT old enough to have used it... Am I?? )
by hstubbs3
Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Lego Cases
Replies: 27
Views: 12143

Re: Lego Cases

<t>I would think that even if selling the pieces, the only issue is Lego trademark...<br/> <br/> There have been knock-off building block kits that *happen* to fit Legos, as I recall, just they don't make any such claims on their packaging, etc..<br/> <br/> Oleg ? I dunno.. Open Lego-like electronic...
by hstubbs3
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: No, I didnt get one.
Replies: 23
Views: 4602

Re: No, I didnt get one.

<t>Was using a London based proxy here at work.. still couldn't get into those sites...<br/> <br/> Did end up ordering one from Farnell, but it was the export site, so not sure what the final cost would be.. didn't even know about newark until next day... :-\<br/> <br/> Somewhere late april, I think...
by hstubbs3
Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is this a British website?
Replies: 69
Views: 14740

Re: Is this a British website?

Tribble-Pi?

The trouble with this is they would multiply....
by hstubbs3
Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Materials for cases
Replies: 3
Views: 2664

Re: Materials for cases

Holes?

I was gonna levitate mine with superconductive magnets.. That is OK right?
by hstubbs3
Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Server on a RPi
Replies: 23
Views: 11516

Re: Server on a RPi

HansH said:


Or don't use a database at all, but just use ascii files....


That is a scary thought for a lot of possible use cases..
by hstubbs3
Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Couldnt it have been Atoms?
Replies: 40
Views: 10808

Re: Couldnt it have been Atoms?

<t>Jessie said: <br/> <br/> <br/> There is no way at this point in time to make an anything with an intel atom for $35 much less $25.  I'm sure that if intel approched the foundation with some competitve pricing Liz and Eben would entertain them.<br/> <br/> <br/> Jester Hats and party favors? Juggli...
by hstubbs3
Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: what will you name your pis?
Replies: 104
Views: 22270

Re: what will you name your pis?

hmm.. I've only ever named my main PC, and it was always Ertrael ..

Although I always named my friends computers and wifi crystalis ..

I guess I'll need to look up suitable angelic name for my first Raspi...
by hstubbs3
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Playing Cards
Replies: 31
Views: 7742

Re: Raspberry Pi Playing Cards

<t>If a standard 52 (54? with jokers? ) card deck is in a box 18mm thick, then if there really is demand for playing cards AND to use the box for the raspberry itself...<br/> <br/> Why not just make a 'standard size' (ie - credit card dimensions ) Tarot deck? Then you could play even larger variety ...
by hstubbs3
Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:29 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: interesting Idea - Looking for info!
Replies: 27
Views: 7273

Re: interesting Idea - Looking for info!

Ooooo.. Yeah, that'd work.. We just need some of them breeders...

You can't quite mod an iPod or iPhone the same way.. How can you hope to survive the wasteland if you can't even plug a proper USB device in?
by hstubbs3
Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How do we set a program to default.
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Re: How do we set a program to default.

Rather than try to emulate it, you could write a re-compiler engine and just process the whole ROM ahead of time.. That may allow better support for the 3D acceleration as well..
by hstubbs3
Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Wishes for 2nd gen Raspberry Pi
Replies: 272
Views: 78260

Re: Wishes for 2nd gen Raspberry Pi

For more RAM, what about something like compcache?

given how slow the SD and even USB interfaces are ...
by hstubbs3
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:56 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: MoPI a Prototyping PCB for the PI
Replies: 13
Views: 3182

Re: MoPI a Prototyping PCB for the PI

Oh. Wow... Thinking I will need one...
by hstubbs3
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Standardized Expansion Header
Replies: 18
Views: 4488

Re: Standardized Expansion Header

<r>Quote from larsth on December 9, 2011, 03:08<br/> An external USB device could be useful. It should have voltage protection circuits and bi-drectional level shifters (howto hint: <URL url="http://ics.nxp.com/support/doc.....n97055.pdf">http://ics.nxp.com/support/doc.....n97055.pdf</URL> ).<br/> <...
by hstubbs3
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connecting a cell phone touch screen display
Replies: 9
Views: 8158

Re: Connecting a cell phone touch screen display

<t>I found ~$10 3.5" touch screen on ebay (just the touch overlay).. hoping to install it to one of those rear-view camera screens (which I do have, but haven't sourced PSU for it to test it.. )<br/> <br/> Looks like may need ADC or a controller board to interface to GPIO. ( controller board option ...
by hstubbs3
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linaro
Replies: 14
Views: 7037

Re: Linaro

Even if Ubuntu is explicitly targeting ARMv7, shouldn't it be possible to port it down to ARMv6 ? like automated assembly conversion for the additional instructions? or emulation for them??
by hstubbs3
Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: UART for using Raspi without a screen
Replies: 48
Views: 13146

Re: UART for using Raspi without a screen

$20 for the headers?? What about Radio Shack? Local electronics supply?

Try asking that engineering or physics department.. They may be practically swimming in parts...
by hstubbs3
Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connecting a cell phone touch screen display
Replies: 9
Views: 8158

Re: Connecting a cell phone touch screen display

Shift registers and GPIO all the way...

not sure how you would get the LCD framebuffer running accelerated OpenGL though..

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