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by Kernel
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pre-programmed SD cards?
Replies: 51
Views: 9846

Re: Pre-programmed SD cards?

I guess this will make things a lot easier for everyone? https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_ARM_Installer
by Kernel
Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux before the Pi arrives
Replies: 16
Views: 4649

Re: Linux before the Pi arrives

Ubuntu is nice but Fedora will be the main supported edition on the Pi so you might like to try that
by Kernel
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pre-programmed SD cards?
Replies: 51
Views: 9846

Re: Pre-programmed SD cards?

thanks everyone I'll have a look at those youtube videos - can be a bit easier to visualise things than just reading on the wiki
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pre-programmed SD cards?
Replies: 51
Views: 9846

Re: Pre-programmed SD cards?

It sounds nice - but a nice detailed but easy to follow tutorial would be nice aswell for those who already have a card and can easily download the image - does one exist? can you make one?
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Farnell
Replies: 23
Views: 5889

Re: Farnell

<t>petemcfc said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I have just had a quick look at moneysupermarket most prepayed cards have an initial fee of £4.95,<br/> <br/> There are free setups though you pay £10 for the card.<br/> <br/> <br/> Just for the record moneysupermarket is a business who wants to make money from yo...
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Farnell
Replies: 23
Views: 5889

Re: Farnell

<t>petemcfc said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Kernel,<br/> <br/> Before I edited my post to accommodate my reply to nmcc I mentioned that I will be calling Farnell tomorrow.<br/> <br/> I bank with Yorkshire Bank and they have issued me a Maestro card.<br/> <br/> nmcc,<br/> <br/> I have tried my Maestro debit ...
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I have placed my order with Farnell - bring on the Pi!
Replies: 7
Views: 1729

Re: I have placed my order with Farnell - bring on the Pi!

I have ordered one too but we will be waiting a while for them to actually arrive!
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Foundation
Replies: 21
Views: 5382

Re: The Foundation

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> ds18s20 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Where can one find your filing with HM Revenue and Customs?<br/> <br/> <br/> And why on earth would you want that?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Legitimacy is one reason - a lot of small companies who start online can be scams (especially in...
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:19 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Farnell
Replies: 23
Views: 5889

Re: Farnell

<t>complaining to who?<br/> <br/> a basic bank account as mentioned isn't too difficult to get<br/> <br/> though which bank are you with? most have issued debit mastercards now to replace maestros<br/> <br/> as for chinese clones I expect they will appear eventually but a) first the foundation needs...
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Inaccuracies in the media?
Replies: 3
Views: 1164

Re: Inaccuracies in the media?

<r>There seem to be a number of inaccuracies in news stories about the device:<br/> <br/> i.e. <URL url="http://www.guardian.co.uk/tech.....er-science">http://www.guardian.co.uk/tech.....er-science</URL> says:<br/> <br/> <br/> Yes, but this wasn't any old web server: it was the machine that hosts th...
by Kernel
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Can we get a wiki started?
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

Re: Can we get a wiki started?

Yes it is linked in the topic - plus users have started other sites aswell for info
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32387

Re: Which Power Supply?

<t>sorinm said: <br/> <br/> <br/> The cheapest solution for a PS is to get a Nokia AC-10E charger. It`s output is 1200 mAh, more than needed.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> are phone chargers designed to be used for extended periods? i.e. most people switch them off when the phone is charged/aren't charging...
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RS Components FAQ
Replies: 8
Views: 2301

Re: RS Components FAQ

<t>prodata said: <br/> <br/> <br/> The important question that's not answered AFAICS though is what happens to those people who thought that they had successfully registered an interest** but who then fail to receive an email.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I tried a few times in the morning and the page ju...
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Volunteers
Replies: 12
Views: 1987

Re: Volunteers

liz said:


The forum's being done this week.



what are we getting?
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32387

Re: Which Power Supply?

<t>Abishur said: <br/> <br/> Actually, we've been told quite the opposite I fear.  We've been told that we will need to provide our own PSU <br/> The FAQ says:<br/> What are the power requirements?<br/> <br/> The device is powered by 5v micro USB. You can read more about it here. Power supplies will...
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RS Components FAQ
Replies: 8
Views: 2301

Re: RS Components FAQ

<t>Along with other suppliers of Raspberry Pi, we are expecting our first shipment of boards during March. For this reason, we are asking anyone interested in purchasing a Raspberry Pi to register their interest.<br/> <br/> That isn't really what the raspi site told us on the day - it seemed like th...
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Volunteers
Replies: 12
Views: 1987

Re: Volunteers

IIRC a twitter post suggested that something was happening with the forum when they get time
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32387

Re: Which Power Supply?

So about power supplies that supply more then 1 amp? will they be able to provide enough power for extra usb components or are there limits on the usb ports in how much power can pass through the board?
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32387

Re: Which Power Supply?

<t>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yes, they are all good, although  the first two are expensive and the third doesn"t have a cable (that"s not unusual).<br/> <br/> I posted links to the Farnell and RS products elsewhere on the forum today. Their prices are somewhere around £8 (plus VAT).<br/> <br/> ...
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32387

Re: Which Power Supply?

thanks rurwin and RussIT

tried finding your post rurwin but keep getting database error - will try again later
by Kernel
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32387

Re: Which Power Supply?

<r>We had been told that power supplies would be sold with the Pi - and twitter says Farnell and RS have these power supplies on their site.<br/> <br/> I just pre-ordered from Farnell after getting their email and couldn't find it tbh.<br/> <br/> Can someone please advise if the following are ok or ...

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