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by Whig
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RasPi Carputer
Replies: 13
Views: 10064

Re: RasPi Carputer

sghsmorgan wrote:So the battery guard tells the pins (with script) to shutdown the pi when the car battery gets too low? When does it turn on?
Yes to that first question and to seconds one just put switch which cut the power when pushed and put that to power leads... not a pretty way but it should work...
by Whig
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Network is not reachable
Replies: 6
Views: 1156

Re: Network is not reachable

ofey wrote:Hi,
I don't know why but I turned on my pi today and pinged 8.8.8.8 and it is working fine.
Does it also ping with names like google.com? If it pings 8.8.8.8 but not example google.com then you should check your DNS settings but if everything is working change anything :-)
by Whig
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RasPi Carputer
Replies: 13
Views: 10064

Re: RasPi Carputer

I have 12VDC -> USB adapter and battery guard on my setup. That 12VDC thingy get's power from battery and so does battery guard which cut power around ~10.88v and then relay tell to Pi (via GPIO) to start shutdown. I also have switch to start that same shutdown manually when I want. Could that kind ...
by Whig
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Network is not reachable
Replies: 6
Views: 1156

Re: Network is not reachable

Can you ping anything else? Example 8.8.8.8? What ifconfig says? Just wondering do you have nic configured ok?
by Whig
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: No-Name Wireless Keyboard/Touchpad works
Replies: 2
Views: 2269

Re: No-Name Wireless Keyboard/Touchpad works

I'm really sorry if somebody take this as spamming but if it's bluetooth keyboard have you tried this: http://blog.petrilopia.net/linux/raspberry-pi-bluetooth-keyboard-work/ With that keyboard? If it's working on RF without bluetooth it should start to work right away after you have plugged that USB...
by Whig
Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Battery Power for Portable Pi
Replies: 9
Views: 1476

Re: Battery Power for Portable Pi

I would use any 12V battery and buy one of those gadgets that plug into the cigarette lighter and provide 5V at 1A or more to a USB connector. I'm working with my battery powered Raspberry Pi project and I was going to use those too but then I found something better. This kind of things: http://www...
by Whig
Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: GPS module
Replies: 5
Views: 1697

Re: GPS module

Hi,

Did you get GPS work with your raspberry pi?
Try to log in as a root and then try that apt-get install line again.

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