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by bgirardot
Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: For sale
Topic: ADC Pi 8 channel I2C ADC converter
Replies: 24
Views: 47136

Re: ADC Pi 8 channel I2C ADC converter

Hi, Am i save to connect a (+) 11-12 (whats the max?) volt analog input from aa batterys to the analog inputs of the board and the (-) to the gnd of the board? Or do i have to convert it first? Thnx in advance! This post has some more information about what size resistor to use for the voltage divi...
by bgirardot
Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:45 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Kernel sources avaliability
Replies: 25
Views: 11527

Re: Kernel sources avaliability

Now click on browse code and find the file extra/git_hash in this you will find a (complete) git commit ID for the raspberrypi/linux repository which you can use to check out the corresponding source code for your kernel from the raspberrypi/linux repository. I have no trouble with the steps previo...
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi+Arduino+Xbee
Replies: 10
Views: 10953

Re: Raspberry Pi+Arduino+Xbee

Here is a slightly formatted version of the original post: What I find to be quite a good combo together is the Raspberry Pi, an Arduino Mega, and a Xbee pro with Arduino shield. First off, download the Raspbian image or Xbian (XBMC for raspberry pi). The Xbian installer is very easy to install beca...
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Objective-C
Replies: 2
Views: 4489

Re: Objective-C

Sounds cool, good luck!
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: My I want to talk to my printer with my PI with Assembly
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: My I want to talk to my printer with my PI with Assembly

If you are just looking to learn assembly and use your RPi doing it, I hear good things about this book:

http://www.amazon.com/Raspberry-Pi-Asse ... 148112790X
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Radio Beacon : WSPR Mode
Replies: 3
Views: 3406

Re: RPi Radio Beacon : WSPR Mode

Interesting and cool, thank you for sharing it.
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: WiMAX Solarcam Pi
Replies: 24
Views: 11582

Re: WiMAX Solarcam Pi

With time and work we ca make the first open source mppt emulated solar contrôler with all the geek option (log, webcam, distant accès, small domotic, even android phone controled and speaking ' hi yop your batteries are full you can now play game or use your driller or whaterver you want but do it...
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: WiMAX Solarcam Pi
Replies: 24
Views: 11582

Re: WiMAX Solarcam Pi

It would not be tje same as the LCD. It is said that the lcd refresh every 10sec. So its just a toy. There must be some way to do it. But it look like a really bad hack :-) For voltage mesurement, have a look to tinkerforge website :-) The tinkerforge stuff looks cool. At the moment I just do my ow...
by bgirardot
Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: WiMAX Solarcam Pi
Replies: 24
Views: 11582

Re: WiMAX Solarcam Pi

Or better : some way to make rasp and epsolar talk each other! Let us know if you figure out the EPSolar com port (it is physically an RJ45 for anyone interested), I have one too and wouldn't mind making use of it. Although to be honest, if it reflects the LCD display, I think I would not trust the...
by bgirardot
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Giving up RPi - call me when Wifi+Motion+Webcam is working
Replies: 28
Views: 6623

Re: Giving up RPi - call me when Wifi+Motion+Webcam is worki

I am having the same issues with Arch + EdiMAX wifi + Logitech Pro 5000. I have done some diagnostics, and this is where I am at: Ethernet + motion + stream to IP = works fine wifi + motion + netcam streamed from another computer and then streamed to another IP (same Logitech camera attached to des...
by bgirardot
Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Wi-fi/Bluetooth combo dongle
Replies: 30
Views: 108152

Re: Wi-fi/Bluetooth combo dongle

Hey All, I just wanted to add that I purchased the Cirago BTA7300 which looks to be the same (just rebranded) as the dongle listed above in this thread. The Cirago seems to work just fine after getting everything installed -- and is actually in stock at amazon ( http://www.amazon.com/Cirago-Bluetoo...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Ethernet dies after about 12 hours, nothing connected to USB
Replies: 12
Views: 5946

Re: Ethernet dies after about 12 hours, nothing connected to

It does not look like you have the development firmware installed from your uname -a output. If you want the development firmware and kernel to see if it fixes your problem go to this page: https://github.com/Hexxeh/rpi-update and install the rpi-update tool and then run it. I never had to do the 'p...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: GPS tracking and R-PI
Replies: 7
Views: 7447

Re: GPS tracking and R-PI

At the risk of sounding skeptical and or ignorant but what does this offer that freeware Linux apps can't do. Sorry but it seems everyone these days is starting up kickstarters which seem like transparent ploys to get preorders when a normal development could be done instead. So its hundred bucks t...
by bgirardot
Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: Linux Kernel
Topic: cannot found linux-header for 3.2.27
Replies: 23
Views: 74720

Re: cannot found linux-header for 3.2.27

sym links: ln -s /path/to/file /path/to/symlink for example: ln -s /etc/network/interfaces /boot/network-interfaces KSRC=`pwd` is a bash shell command and assigns the output of the pwd command to the variable KSRC (which I think is a common variable to hold the path to the Kernel SouRCe) Note the "b...
by bgirardot
Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:45 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Where to go from StartX
Replies: 4
Views: 1856

Re: Where to go from StartX

I have this problem on one of my 3 Pis (My 512Mb one) , but starting it using SSH and remote X I get a error message along the lines of : **(lxpanel:23922): WARNING** Config files are not found. I haven't pursued it since I almost never use the GUI. It may have some bearing on the problem. This is ...
by bgirardot
Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: 50% Packet loss on Wifi!
Replies: 47
Views: 25291

Re: 50% Packet loss on Wifi!

Fair enough. Well I think you'd agree that the iperf test was a deffinate improvement over LAN than over WLAN right? Yes. I'm not understanding why the second iperf test was much worse that the first. Was there any change in setup? Is it just random chance on bootup whether you get first behaviour ...
by bgirardot
Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Kernel sources avaliability
Replies: 25
Views: 11527

Re: Kernel sources avaliability

Now click on browse code and find the file extra/git_hash in this you will find a (complete) git commit ID for the raspberrypi/linux repository which you can use to check out the corresponding source code for your kernel from the raspberrypi/linux repository. I have no trouble with the steps previo...
by bgirardot
Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Debian Won't Accept pi user
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

Re: Debian Won't Accept pi user

you can reset your passwords by plugging the SD into any linux and editing the shadow file; http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=5318038 Please could you explain that in more detail? Probably an easier way: Remove the sd card and put it in another machine. Edit /boot/cmdline.txt file Add this t...
by bgirardot
Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Accessibility, Screen Readers and Remote Initial Login?
Replies: 10
Views: 5294

Re: Accessibility, Screen Readers and Remote Initial Login?

I just got up and running today and I'm totally blind. I tried Mobaxterm but it must be written in Qt or something because with NVDA screen-reader on Windows it's not accessible. I use Putty. SSH is enabled by default in the latest Wheezy images. Can you tell me how to view what modules are compile...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how to connect a serial lcd monitor to a raspberri pi
Replies: 12
Views: 4433

Re: how to connect a serial lcd monitor to a raspberri pi

There is this list of adapters that people have found to work, but they are just people's reports and are not really a guarantee: http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals#HDMI-.3EVGA_converter_boxes I believe the two most important points in an HDMI - VGA adapter are 1) that it be an "active" adapt...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Kernel sources avaliability
Replies: 25
Views: 11527

Re: Kernel sources avaliability

I dont want to get in to a legal argument.. but here it is If you didn't want to get into it, why did you bring it up here? Just to be a pain in the behind? And I see, so none of it is your "clear notice where to find" stuff which is actually in v3. Re: 1 - see COPYING.linux in /boot Re: 2 - "(Exce...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Kernel sources avaliability
Replies: 25
Views: 11527

Re: Kernel sources avaliability

So the GPL legal obligations are not being adhered to with a 'Clear Notice' of where the sources for all the packages are available with the current running configuration. I hate to see this get derailed so I am only in for a few comments, but where in regard to the Linux kernel is this "clear noti...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Wake from halt
Replies: 75
Views: 65985

Re: Wake from halt

I'm sorry to say I'm feeling painfully stupid. Can Someone post a picture of exactly how to wake from halt? You are not the only one feeling lost. One of those threads linked to above has a link to an eLinux page that is supposed to explain how to do this, and there is a good picture there, but the...
by bgirardot
Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: BLind newbie
Replies: 10
Views: 1303

Re: BLind newbie

SSH is most definitely enable by default, you do not need to do anything to ssh into a fresh install of debian wheezy.
by bgirardot
Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: BLind newbie
Replies: 10
Views: 1303

Re: BLind newbie

I tried to get Orca running and did not have any luck.

Sounds like you know a lot more about things than I do, if you do get it working please let us know how, I think it is pretty important to get some sort of screen reader working well and easily on the Raspberry Pi.

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