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by transfinite
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Installing Python on Ubuntu Mate
Replies: 2
Views: 4181

Re: Installing Python on Ubuntu Mate

Chances are very good that Python is already installed. Open a terminal window and type "python" at the prompt to verify. Type "exit()" to exit out of the python command line. If it is not installed, at a terminal prompt type "apt-cache search python" to see all the python install options. There wil...
by transfinite
Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Pi USB Interfering with Arduino Sensor
Replies: 1
Views: 1027

Re: Pi USB Interfering with Arduino Sensor

I don't know if this is the problem, but it is worth trying. Turn off the serial console on the pi. The Pi serial port is configured as a serial console port by default. See here: http://elinux.org/RPi_Serial_Connection#Preventing_Linux_using_the_serial_port My pi would randomly halt when I was usin...
by transfinite
Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:26 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Slice of Pi/o Address Problem
Replies: 9
Views: 2131

Re: Slice of Pi/o Address Problem

The i2cdetect problem is a known (kernel) bug. There's a work around discussed here:


I had this problem, and it was maddening until I applied the work around, which involves changing the order the device modules are loaded.

by transfinite
Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Bluetooth LE and TI SensorTag from Python
Replies: 17
Views: 22074

Re: Bluetooth LE and TI SensorTag from Python

How do you talk to the SensorTag from the Pi? Is there a particular bluetooth device required?

by transfinite
Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Cannot upgrade owfs
Replies: 5
Views: 1182

Re: Cannot upgrade owfs

When you compile from source, it doesn't always install where you expect. owfs installs by default to /opt/owfs . Check the dates on the files there. If you want to install in /usr/lib instead, add an argument to the ./configure script ./configure --prefix=/usr/lib Then make; make install . This wil...

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