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by simonIOW
Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: print server
Replies: 6
Views: 5391

Re: print server

Hi My CUPS/Avahi airprint was working perfectly on my IPad until iOS6 (off topic, but must say that without my Pi the ipad of no use anyway...) but now I cannot see the shared printer. Done lots of googling and added the suggested image/urf into all the relevant mimes and convs and services files, b...
by simonIOW
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: [TUTO] Install and SetUp minidlna media server
Replies: 61
Views: 1209462

Re: [TUTO] Install and SetUp minidlna media server

Just a quick gotcha that I fell into.

My external drive is NTFS, so I needed to do

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sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g 
and set up my fstab using ntfs-3g.

Apart from that, very good, ta!
by simonIOW
Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.
Replies: 63
Views: 9779

Re: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.


scep said:

It's a mass produced computer, not a unique artwork or first editon of Shakespeare. Why the outrage? [If it was not hers to sell then, yes, it's outrageous!]



We can always look on it as, oh well, at least someone who does want it will get it!
by simonIOW
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.
Replies: 63
Views: 9779

Re: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.


Montala said

I can guarantee that there will be a few more on there by the end of next week… sad but true!



Hopefully sitting unsold as 100,000 Pi"s come floating across the oceans!

[Edit: add quote for context!]
by simonIOW
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.
Replies: 63
Views: 9779

Re: one for sale on Ebay this is wrong as the foundation is loosing out here.

at £173 I think I'll have some patience and wait for Farnell!
by simonIOW
Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Anyone heard anything from Farnell?
Replies: 20
Views: 2941

Re: Anyone heard anything from Farnell?

I put my order into Farnell on the 3rd March.

No email yet from Farnell, but order status is now 'Processing'.



Fingers crossed!
by simonIOW
Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: abbreviations
Replies: 35
Views: 6373

Re: abbreviations

I always enjoy it when acronyms (especially propriotary business ones) clash.  Causes endless headaches in client/customer meetings!

<EDIT> SP
by simonIOW
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New post on the front page - more photos!
Replies: 19
Views: 2625

Re: New post on the front page - more photos!

RaTTuS said:


so very nice .....

now let me know where they are - anyone got the location info and planning a raid this weekend ;-p



Hmmm was it a geotagged image ;-) ?
by simonIOW
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where's the respect gone?
Replies: 19
Views: 3107

Re: Where's the respect gone?

<r><br/> JamesH said: <br/> <br/> We are on top of the hill  now – still hard work, but easing off, with a much easier downhill stretch in front of us.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> And an idea for a project to get to the top...<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.neatorama.com/2010/.....re-wheels/">http://www...
by simonIOW
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where's the respect gone?
Replies: 19
Views: 3107

Re: Where's the respect gone?

JamesH said:

We are on top of the hill  now - still hard work, but easing off, with a much easier downhill stretch in front of us.




Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

(sorry)
by simonIOW
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 172733

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

Hmmm, seems a fairly well balanced article from the BBC.
by simonIOW
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where's the respect gone?
Replies: 19
Views: 3107

Re: Where's the respect gone?

The respect has gone the way of patience...
by simonIOW
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 9297

Re: Concern trolling

Nice troll stamp, need one with a raspberry...
by simonIOW
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 9297

Re: Concern trolling

Oh look.  Case in point.
by simonIOW
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Concern trolling
Replies: 78
Views: 9297

Re: Concern trolling

It saddens me that people feel they can get away with this sort of behaviour just to get a buzz from responses.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/maga.....e-17399027

Zen hugs from the nice posters!
by simonIOW
Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RS RPi's
Replies: 28
Views: 5197

Re: RS RPi's

Last day today...  Where's my passport?

http://translate.google.com/tr.....38;act=url
by simonIOW
Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Error establishing a database connection
Replies: 29
Views: 6053

Re: Error establishing a database connection

Roll on tomorrow morning!

(see front page)
by simonIOW
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What are your plans for no-forum-Wednesday?
Replies: 28
Views: 3177

Re: What are your plans for no-forum-Wednesday?

It looks like I'm going to spend the day working for free (I'm salaried...)
by simonIOW
Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Obscurest places to spot a reference to a Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 1127

Re: Obscurest places to spot a reference to a Pi

Oh well, worst case I'll jack my Pi into the aux video input in some way

move over KITT...

(Yay 1 + 1, even I can manage that today!)
by simonIOW
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:55 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Obscurest places to spot a reference to a Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 1127

Re: Obscurest places to spot a reference to a Pi

If you get chance have a go in a Superb.  They're *huge*, but great to drive (68mpg anyone?)

I was on the forum trying to see if the media centre was embedded linux...

9 + 10, getting too complex for early morning posts.
by simonIOW
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Obscurest places to spot a reference to a Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 1127

Re: Obscurest places to spot a reference to a Pi

Just found a reference to the Pi in the Skoda forums

http://www.briskoda.net/forums.....332-linux/

Wonder how many Pi references in off topic forums there are out there?
by simonIOW
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A heartfelt thanks
Replies: 32
Views: 4633

Re: A heartfelt thanks

Big +1 here...
by simonIOW
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...
Replies: 52
Views: 10517

Re: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...

I feel a sickday (week) coming on... *cough*

10 + 1 != 101
by simonIOW
Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Some (minimal) website tweaks
Replies: 2
Views: 851

Re: Some (minimal) website tweaks

Cheers Liz.

BTW is it only me that has found clients sulked when they got the bill for invisible changes...
by simonIOW
Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: sales date?
Replies: 131
Views: 40448

Re: sales date?

<t><br/> roelfrenkema said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> JamesH said: <br/> <br/> What it comes down to is…the Foundation has NO employees. Why should they spend a metric hatload of their spare time  thinking up and implementing some distribution scheme that prioritises some over others when there is a p...

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