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by Tobberoth
Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Newbie help
Replies: 13
Views: 1363

Re: Newbie help

Gosh, the plot thickens! It does seem incredibly complicated - simplicity seems unknown to Linux!! I will go and read the pages suggested and play further. Presumably, in the desktop, if you are not logged as root beforehand, your only option to extend privileges is to "open folder as root" (or ope...
by Tobberoth
Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: HOWTO: YouTube on the Raspberry Pi - sans X B-)
Replies: 178
Views: 247483

Re: HOWTO: YouTube on the Raspberry Pi - sans X B-)

I got it working yesterday (followed the OPs exactly which didn't work since yt refused to start the videos, then I updated youtube-dl from the link earlier in the thread and now it works great). My problem is that omxplayer does not allow me to seek. Space works perfectly for pause/play, the number...
by Tobberoth
Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How do I create a python file from the terminal?
Replies: 3
Views: 25724

Re: How do I create a python file from the terminal?

While Nano works great for simple edits, if you want to keep using the command-line for programming, I highly recommend looking into either vim or emacs. Both are obviously a bit harder to use, but you can find several tutorials online on how to use them, and in time, they might become your favorite...
by Tobberoth
Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How worried should I be about not using a case?
Replies: 15
Views: 11984

How worried should I be about not using a case?

Hello, I finally got my Raspberry Pi Rev-B yesterday, hooked it up and installed Raspian, everything going well so far (slightly surprised at just how slow browsing is, but I realize it's a the GPU issue). At the moment, I do not have a case and I simply put my R-Pi as is on my wooden desk. How worr...

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