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by DanG
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Programming Course for DofE Skills Activity
Replies: 1
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Programming Course for DofE Skills Activity

Hello, I am a Duke of Edinburgh's Award (aka DofE see https://www.dofe.org/what-is-dofe ) leader. Way back in 2013 when I was just starting out as a leader and Raspberry Pi’s were a relatively new thing, I ran three months’ of sessions for a group of young people to learn to program for their DofE S...
by DanG
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB 3.0 Hub, partially works
Replies: 12
Views: 19316

Re: USB 3.0 Hub, partially works

Jim JKla's suggestion to daisy chain a dumb unpowered USB 2 hub onto the USB 3 hub worked! Now keyboard and mouse are powered by the USB 3 hub, via a dumb USB 2.0 hub. I used a 4-port USB 2.0 hub that came with Rockband for the Wii (manufacturer: ViPowER, model: VP-H209B).

Thanks Jim!!
by DanG
Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB 3.0 Hub, partially works
Replies: 12
Views: 19316

USB 3.0 Hub, partially works

Hello, I just purchased a USB 3.0 hub and thought it would work with the R-Pi as it was USB 2.0 backward compatible. Unfortunately I forgot to check the supported devices list before buying it. I gave it a go anyway and found that the Wifi dongle works fine (a WiPi), but the keyboard and mouse do no...
by DanG
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Garbled sound from audio jack
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Garbled sound from audio jack

Hello, I'm new to RPi and just started my first Python program leveraging pygame library. I'm having difficulty get sounds to play via the audio jack, but only from Python programs. The following works from the command prompt: aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav However, the following code...

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