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by darrylpi
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: The MagPi
Topic: Downloading The Magpi in pdf format
Replies: 3
Views: 3678

Downloading The Magpi in pdf format

Hi all I seem to be having a problem downloading the pdf version The Magpi. On clicking download pdf Adobe opens and "Loading" is displayed. At about 10% of the way through the download Adobe freezes and I have too force close my browser. I have tried the download on a laptop using windows 7, a desk...
by darrylpi
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RP2 login problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1067

Re: RP2 login problem

Hi

Thanks for your reply

I have tried that. It does not seem to work in this case.

Cheers

darryl
by darrylpi
Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: RP2 login problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1067

Re: RP2 login problem

Hi there I have the same problem with the B+ model. I have just upgraded to the latest version of NOOBS. On the first time boot I managed to access the GUI, however I did not quit the GUI in the proper manner as explained in one of the "sticky notes", I just pulled out the power cable. Now on reboot...
by darrylpi
Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: SD Card for Raspbian
Replies: 19
Views: 2658

Re: SD Card for Raspbian

HI I would like to reformat my 8gb SDcard. The SD associations formatter reports that the card size is 1.17gb. What do i need to do so that on reformatting the card the full 8gb will become available. I am in the process of upgrading my NOOBS to the latest version. Any assistance would be greatly ap...
by darrylpi
Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi runs Noobs perfectly well, but...
Replies: 25
Views: 6225

Re: Pi runs Noobs perfectly well, but...

Hi Guys

I held down the "shift" key got into the setup screen. I uncomented a line that sets the HDMI output as defalt and viola!! The whole thing installed and I got into the raspbian GUI.

Thanks for your support.

Darryl :D :D
by darrylpi
Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi runs Noobs perfectly well, but...
Replies: 25
Views: 6225

Re: Pi runs Noobs perfectly well, but...

Hi Guys Thanks for the replies. My Raspberry is connected via the HDMI output to the monitor. I am using NOOBS V1.2.1 - Built June 2013. I do get a message "recovery mode hold shift" for a moment and then the screen goes off. How would one know if the keyboard and mouse are operational? I am going t...
by darrylpi
Thu Nov 07, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi runs Noobs perfectly well, but...
Replies: 25
Views: 6225

Re: Pi runs Noobs perfectly well, but...

Hi Mike.

I am experiencing the same problem. Noobs (V1.2.1 - Built June 2013) worked fine. On reboot Coloured screen appeared for an instant and then screen whent blank indicating no digital signal. What did you click 'yes' too?

Thank you.

Darryl
by darrylpi
Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Backup of SD Card
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Re: Backup of SD Card

Windows XP reports the distro SD card as being 2gb and not 8gb as stated on the card. Would the card have to be reformated?

Thanks
by darrylpi
Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Backup of SD Card
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Backup of SD Card

I have just un packed my new raspberry pi bundle with Noobs 8gb distribution sd card. I have connected everything up correctly inserted the sd card and powered up. It then asks me which distro I want to install. I selected raspbian as recomended. It then gives me a warning that the sd card will be o...

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