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by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: using logo or pictures of raspi board
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Re: using logo or pictures of raspi board

<r>I believe that the foundations general stance is that you can use them for non-profit advertising activities such as this.<br/> <br/> It would probably be nice if you let Liz know where you are putting it by emailing <EMAIL email="Liz@raspberrypi.org">Liz@raspberrypi.org</EMAIL><br/> <br/> Howeve...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Discussions about Raspberry Pi are NOT off topic!
Replies: 29
Views: 5602

Re: Discussions about Raspberry Pi are NOT off topic!

<t>They are moved because they start discussing all manner of topics such as in general the way firms should operate or treat their customers rather than specifics.<br/> <br/> Other topics are closed to avoid fragmenting discussion over many topics.<br/> <br/> I expect no new sub-forums will be made...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: PoC code uses super-critical Windows bug to crash PCs
Replies: 11
Views: 2477

Re: PoC code uses super-critical Windows bug to crash PCs

<r>Chris Rowland said: <br/> <br/> <br/> One of the things that really puts me off Linux is the way it's groupies spend so much time slagging off Windows.<br/> <br/> If they spent a fraction of the time working on making Linux usable with a decent UI that didn't require vast number of arcane command...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How accurate is your clock?
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: How accurate is your clock?

<r><URL url="http://time.is/">http://time.is/</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Your clock is 2.3 seconds fast.<br/> <br/> <br/> Accuracy of synchronisation was ±0.032 seconds.<br/> <br/> <br/> Then sync'ed it with time.windows.com and:<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Your time is exact!<br/> <br/> <b...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 32921

Re: Which Power Supply?

<r>how about this as a portable supply? <URL url="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Belkin-F8M160cw-4000mAh-Battery-Pack/dp/tech-data/B005HALE7Q/"><LINK_TEXT text="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Belkin-F8M160c ... 005HALE7Q/">https://www.amazon.co.uk/Belkin-F8M160cw-4000mAh-Battery-Pack/dp/tech-data/B005HALE7Q/</L...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Tesco Homeplus Subway Virtual Store in South Korea
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: Tesco Homeplus Subway Virtual Store in South Korea

<r><URL url="http://www.littledoremi.com/te.....uth-korea/">http://www.littledoremi.com/te.....uth-korea/</URL><br/> <br/> This is quite interesting - and time-saving now while you wait you can browse the store<br/> <br/> (you can also browse the stores using smartphone apps in most countries but it...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: PoC code uses super-critical Windows bug to crash PCs
Replies: 11
Views: 2477

Re: PoC code uses super-critical Windows bug to crash PCs

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Wow.  I'm impressed.<br/> <br/> As Linus says:  Whenever I hear about someone having written a program to crash Windows, I reply that there are plenty of them and they come for free with the OS.<br/> <br/> (I don't have the wording right, but that's the jist of ...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BBC Micro at 30 celebration
Replies: 6
Views: 1750

Re: BBC Micro at 30 celebration

Smartybones said:


it is just too tempting to swipe my daughters "One Direction" concert tickets and sell them on ebay to pay for the tickets for beeb@30



she'll kill you! - self-preservation is more important I'm afraid than beeb@30
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: PoC code uses super-critical Windows bug to crash PCs
Replies: 11
Views: 2477

Re: PoC code uses super-critical Windows bug to crash PCs

<r>If you have RDP enabled and haven't patched - do it!!<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2...../rdp_worm/">http://www.theregister.co.uk/2...../rdp_worm/</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> Security watchers have discovered proof-of-concept code that attempts to exploit a high-risk Windows secur...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Yet ANOTHER email from RS...
Replies: 20
Views: 3407

Re: Yet ANOTHER email from RS...

I haven't had one
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BBC Micro at 30 celebration
Replies: 6
Views: 1750

Re: BBC Micro at 30 celebration

Is it likely that a recording of Eben's speech will be put up?
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem
Replies: 86
Views: 16812

Re: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem

<t>nicknml said: <br/> <br/> The easiest way to tell is to insert an SD card, right click it, and see if there is an "eject" option. If there is no such option than the card reader is most likely connected to the pci-e bus. If you find out that it's not connected to the USB bus, simply buy a cheap U...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: "ICT causes more health problems than it helps to overcome." (Discuss this statement.)
Replies: 20
Views: 2860

Re: "ICT causes more health problems than it helps to overcome." (Discuss this statement.)

<r>riFFraFF said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Like when you go to a job interview and the only question you're asked is "if you were a bird... what kind of bird would you be?"<br/> <br/> Too many people. Too much time on their hands. Too little actual work to be done.<br/> <br/> <br/> Yeah it is stupid: <URL ...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: First comparison of the available distros running on a Pi
Replies: 20
Views: 5357

Re: First comparison of the available distros running on a Pi

pepedog said:


The problem the RS guy had with gpicview in archlinuxarm has been fixed.



progress
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Tips for preparing an sd card for the raspberry pi on windows
Replies: 22
Views: 6690

Re: Tips for preparing an sd card for the raspberry pi on windows

<r>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> What are forum users opinions on this?<br/> <br/> <br/> I agree with it.<br/> <br/> New Dell Latitude Laptop, Windows 7 32-bit.<br/> <br/> Built-in SD Card Reader failed to write the image, £3.50 USB card reader succeeded in writing th...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Creating a "bootable" SD Card?
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

Re: Creating a "bootable" SD Card?

<r>jojopi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> What are forum users opinions on this? I expect the vast majority of people with a computer made in the last few years will have an inbuilt reader in their system.<br/> <br/> <br/> There was a thread full of opinions about this.<br/> <...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem
Replies: 86
Views: 16812

Re: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem

<r>nicknml said: <br/> <br/> <br/> If your built-in card reader on your PC is connected to the USB bus, you could simply boot up a linux virtual machine and it should be able to see the SD card if you have vmware tools installed/virtualbox guest additions installed (depending on what virtualization ...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Would Farnell or RS make the ALPHA board available?
Replies: 21
Views: 3878

Re: Would Farnell or RS make the ALPHA board available?

Gert said:


You beat me to it. I was just about to post-edit it. Now I can"t do that anymore!



Yeah seems this forum has the setting that you can only edit for x minutes after you post (though as JamesH says you have other options available to you )
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Would Farnell or RS make the ALPHA board available?
Replies: 21
Views: 3878

Re: Would Farnell or RS make the ALPHA board available?

Gert said:


All have different retirements.


I'm sure we will all have different retirements and lots of spare time to spend on raspi then but I guess you meant "requirements"
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Use Win32DiskImager to write Debian image to SD Card
Replies: 10
Views: 4691

Re: Use Win32DiskImager to write Debian image to SD Card

<r>MattHawkinsUK said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I created a quick HTML tutorial because I want people to have an easy method of creating SD cards.<br/> <br/> Writing Images to SD Card for the Raspberry PI<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.mattsbits.co.uk/item-158.html">http://www.mattsbits.co.uk/item-158.htm...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Creating a "bootable" SD Card?
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

Re: Creating a "bootable" SD Card?

<r>According to: <URL url="http://russelldavis.org/2012/0.....n-windows/">http://russelldavis.org/2012/0.....n-windows/</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> The main gotcha is that although your computer has a builtin sd card reader/writer and it works with your cellphone or camera sd card perfectly well it might...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Formatting/Restoring an SD Card?
Replies: 8
Views: 16515

Re: Formatting/Restoring an SD Card?

<r>delicious-pi said: <br/> <br/> Cool, let us know the outcome.<br/> <br/> With SD formatter I started off with:<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Then I deleted the partitions from the drive and fomatted it with NTFS (it would only let me do this for 8GB, FAT was limited to 4GB) using EASEUS Partition Manage...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi as a Atari 2600
Replies: 7
Views: 5093

Re: Raspberry Pi as a Atari 2600

<t>andytuk said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Had a bit of success tonight.<br/> <br/> The SDL version of the stella Atari 2600 emulator in the Debian repository works. No sound yet, but the gameplay is very smooth.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Looks good - thanks for another great post andy<br/> <br/> N...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem
Replies: 86
Views: 16812

Re: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem

<t>bredman said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Cool – do you have any instructions on how I can use my android smartphone (ZTE blade) with my computer to write to an SD card?<br/> <br/> <br/> I have never used a ZTE blade. I checked the specifications and it seems to have both USB...
by Kernel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem
Replies: 86
Views: 16812

Re: FEDORA ARM INSTALLER -- Problem

<r>bredman said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> do you mean you wrote to the card via your smartphone? or you just read from it?<br/> <br/> <br/> I used the smartphone to write the SD card. It's a bit confusing that you use a card reader to write to a card.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> C...

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