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by ukscone
Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Open Source $9 CHIP Message Board Now Open
Replies: 2
Views: 911

Re: Open Source $9 CHIP Message Board Now Open

jdb wrote:I would, but I'm allergic to Discourse. Makes me come up in hives all over.
oh beehave you :) I think you are just pollen our legs
by ukscone
Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Want to buy an older Pi
Replies: 5
Views: 950

Re: Want to buy an older Pi

where are you based? I know Microcenter in the USA still sells model B's. I've found them on the website and when I was browsing in my local one last week they ahd a few scattered around. You might be able to pick up a kit in a radioshack too (i know my local one has them still) but they come with e...
by ukscone
Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: GeeksforGeeks
Replies: 0
Views: 501

GeeksforGeeks

just been sent a link to what looks like to be a site with all sorts of interesting stuff. the page i was originally sent to was a whole collection of algorithms http://www.geeksforgeeks.org/fundamenta ... lgorithms/ but has lots of other interesting stuff as well
by ukscone
Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Android Forum Website Display Broken
Replies: 2
Views: 1548

Re: Android Forum Website Display Broken

this is a know problem when using the raspite theme on the forums. i believe if you switch to prosilver theme then it will be displayed correctly. the raspite theme will probably be fixed eventually but the android forums are locked as android on the raspberry pi will not happen at least not from th...
by ukscone
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Official endorsements
Replies: 25
Views: 4415

Re: Official endorsements

name them after famous quotes by giants from fairy tales. start with "FeeFiFoFum"
by ukscone
Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: MeowCAD
Replies: 8
Views: 1922

Re: MeowCAD

Phew, that was pretty brutal for someone daring to disagree with a moderator. And unjustified, if you review the first two posts. Anyway I stopped posting here a while ago; you reminded me why. As my mother always taught me "if you can't say something nice, don't say anything" his reply was pointle...
by ukscone
Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 2 made in PRC
Replies: 8
Views: 1915

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 made in PRC

I'm sure you can all be civillized and as has been said there is no difference between made in PRC & made in Wales raspberry pi so before this strays off topic & towards xenophobia (i know none of you have but others might) i'm closing this thread and will pass concerns onto relevant people to check...
by ukscone
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Official endorsements
Replies: 25
Views: 4415

Re: Official endorsements

Given the overall success of the Raspberry Pi (sales have got to be over 7 million by now) i'm guesstimating(with no knowledge what so ever) that it's got to be nearer 8million than 7million by now. hopefully Eben or someone from the foundation will let us know as i have a gentleman's bet with a fr...
by ukscone
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:06 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: MeowCAD
Replies: 8
Views: 1922

Re: MeowCAD

Thanks, but no thanks. I can run KiCAD locally and retain access to all of my files. Might be useful for someone I suppose. and you bothered to reply why? No one is forcing you to try it i just thought that someone might like to give it a go in case they found it useful. I thought someone might lik...
by ukscone
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:57 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: MeowCAD
Replies: 8
Views: 1922

Re: MeowCAD

ame wrote:Thanks, but no thanks.

I can run KiCAD locally and retain access to all of my files.

Might be useful for someone I suppose.
and you bothered to reply why?

No one is forcing you to try it i just thought that someone might like to give it a go in case they found it useful.
by ukscone
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:40 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Official endorsements
Replies: 25
Views: 4415

Re: Official endorsements

for what it's worth, i've had good dealings with ARMWorks (andahammer.com) in the past & if Comedicles is who I think he is then this is on the up and up. Disclaimer: Comedicles might not be who i think he is but that doesn't mitagate the fact that i've had nothing but a good interactions with anda...
by ukscone
Wed Aug 05, 2015 3:52 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Official endorsements
Replies: 25
Views: 4415

Re: Official endorsements

for what it's worth, i've had good dealings with ARMWorks (andahammer.com) in the past & if Comedicles is who I think he is then this is on the up and up. Disclaimer: Comedicles might not be who i think he is but that doesn't mitagate the fact that i've had nothing but a good interactions with andah...
by ukscone
Wed Aug 05, 2015 3:32 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: MeowCAD
Replies: 8
Views: 1922

MeowCAD

The author of this hangs out in an irc channel I hang out in occasionally and although it's still a work in progress but so far it looks pretty good so far from my limited knowledge. Obviously there are a lot of things still missing but it's getting there. The author could do with a few more users w...
by ukscone
Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: advice on getting codecs resent
Replies: 3
Views: 624

Re: advice on getting codecs resent

DougieLawson wrote:Send an email to: [email protected]

They'll need your RPi cpuid.
i believe it's actually [email protected] although that might be an alias. i'll ping the relevent bods in the morning and lpoint them to this thread in case they haven't seen it
by ukscone
Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What Raspberry Pi dongle should I get
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Re: What Raspberry Pi dongle should I get

You can't go wrong with the official raspberry pi wifi dongle

https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/usb-wifi-dongle/

available at the places listed on that page & several of the other raspberry pi product selling stores
by ukscone
Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Whitch board i have?
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Whitch board i have?

by ukscone
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: cat/proc/version error
Replies: 1
Views: 511

Re: I am new to pi...please help me

looks like you missed a space between the cat and the 1st /
cat /proc/cpuinfo
by ukscone
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi on MrRobot
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Re: Raspberry Pi on MrRobot

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by ukscone
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi on MrRobot
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Re: Raspberry Pi on MrRobot

got pointed to a quick shot of the raspi in a promo for mr robot.
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by ukscone
Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: mcmelectronics website stinks
Replies: 7
Views: 1369

Re: mcmelectronics website stinks

does seem a bit flakey tonight. didn't get any server errors but images seem all screwed up
by ukscone
Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi on MrRobot
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Raspberry Pi on MrRobot

i don't watch the show myself (did listen to it) but just been informed that the raspberry pi was in tonights episode (S1E4) if anyone has any screenies
by ukscone
Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Using the BBC microbit with the Pi
Replies: 25
Views: 8673

Re: Using the BBC microbit with the Pi

That's probably because of the incredible danger of death if kids swallow watch batteries. or because of what happened in the metal workshop at my high school where hearing aid batteries "obtained" from the PHU were thrown into the forge with a resultant kaboom!!. no metalwork lessons for the next ...
by ukscone
Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Camputers Lynx emulator released for Raspberry PI 2
Replies: 9
Views: 1967

Re: Camputers Lynx emulator released for Raspberry PI 2

I can confirm others can build Jynx as i've now rebuilt it on a couple of raspi's
by ukscone
Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Cronjob for autorestart of python script
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: Cronjob for autorestart of python script

i've not tried it with a python script but the "standard" way (afaik) to handle this is by editing /etc/inittab

e.g. add line similar to the one below

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processofmine:2345:respawn:/bin/processname
by ukscone
Mon Jul 13, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: War is peace, Freedom is slavery
Replies: 5
Views: 1157

Re: War is peace, Freedom is slavery

mahjongg wrote:Just some George Orwell "1984" References. :mrgreen:
i knew what they were but IMHO you are all weird and this thread was only going to get weirder :P

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