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by blachanc
Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Voting system for the forum
Replies: 42
Views: 6118

Re: Voting system for the forum

I also dislike the use of LMGTFY, I do find it rude and try to avoid using it (even though sometimes I'm sorely tempted). TL;DR: "Me too" +1 The problem is you have no idea if the poster is some 40 yr old geek or some 12 yr old kid that just got his RPi and posted a Q hoping to join a friendly comm...
by blachanc
Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: western digital drive package
Replies: 25
Views: 9995

Re: western digital drive package

Dhoo,

Not available yet in the USA northern suburb (Canada).

Ben
by blachanc
Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WIFI: firmware-realtek (Raspian july 2015 update)
Replies: 2
Views: 3173

Re: WIFI: firmware-realtek (Raspian july 2015 update)

@ShiftPlusOne, thanks for the suggestion. I used a different route ;) : I contacted the woman who did the debian package update using the GIT deposit, and she pointed me to the git repo. REALTEK kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git author Daniel Drake <drake@endl******.com> 2015-05-08 08:41:53 (GM...
by blachanc
Mon Sep 07, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 4.xx.xx+
Replies: 1484
Views: 1440515

Re: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 3.18.xx+

5 Months later, And one upgrade later.. Thanks Again Thanks to your Drivers, once again, My wifi was back in 5 minutes. pi@raspberrypi ~ $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.1.6-v7+ #810 SMP PREEMPT Tue Aug 18 15:32:12 BST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/80256631/8188eu-v7-2...
by blachanc
Fri Sep 04, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: thnx for 8188eu
Replies: 1
Views: 818

Re: thnx for 8188eu

Agreed and -1 for your choice of topic subject (does not sound like you) ;)

I started a discussion on this_new_thread

Ben
by blachanc
Fri Sep 04, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WIFI: firmware-realtek (Raspian july 2015 update)
Replies: 2
Views: 3173

WIFI: firmware-realtek (Raspian july 2015 update)

was a new driver from realtek integrated in the july 2015 firmware-realtek upgrade? I was searching to see if connman (used by OSMC (former raspbmc) for thethering) was updated to better support realtek wifi dongles or the other way around. and as a side effect, I fell on a thread saying that realte...
by blachanc
Thu Aug 06, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Jessie and RTL8188CUS as access point (hostapd)
Replies: 2
Views: 9443

Re: Jessie and RTL8188CUS as access point (hostapd)

I did a bit of research and I believe I found the "hostapd" mysterious required swap explanation on many AP guides. https://github.com/pritambaral/hostapd-rtl871xdrv extracted form the README.md "AP mode (via hostapd) support for wifi chips that identify themselves as RTL8188CUS (or variants thereof...
by blachanc
Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Lol- The joking thread
Replies: 316
Views: 79165

Re: Lol- The joking thread

Is guacamole a hotted-up version of whackamole? Reminds me of something funny which happened at the "Design Automation Conference" in the 199X held in los angeles (www.dac.com). For dinner I was sitting with with a German with a as thick accent as I have in English: This was before sushi were widel...
by blachanc
Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Jessie and RTL8188CUS as access point (hostapd)
Replies: 2
Views: 9443

Re: Jessie and RTL8188CUS as access point (hostapd)

I am also very interested by this topic: My background is that I updated Raspbmc to OSMC, which I believe is based on Jessie. Unfortunately, I could not even locate hostapd in jessie :oops: I know that Sam (OSMC) has not much fate for the "Realtek and ConnMan" combination. OSMC post:Static IP for Wi...
by blachanc
Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is the best sdr you can buy that costs less than $100?
Replies: 14
Views: 3352

Re: What is the best sdr you can buy that costs less than $1

It could be the reason why some of the more active Forum Visitors become frustrated ;) I read almost all posts on the forum, I just do not post that much. and yes there are few many "noisy posters". The point I was trying to make is (as an exaggerated analogy): If you were to take care of my autist...
by blachanc
Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is the best sdr you can buy that costs less than $100?
Replies: 14
Views: 3352

Re: What is the best sdr you can buy that costs less than $1

Would it be possible for people to play nice with kids/teen on this forum?
Or at bare minimum, just ignore their post?

rpiswag is 14

IMHO: sarcasm is the worst teaching tool/technique.
Ben
by blachanc
Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: [SOLVED] mail command line: no aggregation of conversation
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: mail command line: no aggregation of thread/conversation

@riataman, Thank you for pointing me in the right direction. I just had to remove the separators "<" ">" , to make it work: echo "$message_local" |mail "-a References:0NR400XXXXFZ3ZB0@VL-VM-XXXXX.ip.XXXXXXX.XX" -s "door activity" myemail@sample.com Even after reading the manpage (and applying your s...
by blachanc
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: [SOLVED] mail command line: no aggregation of conversation
Replies: 2
Views: 819

[SOLVED] mail command line: no aggregation of conversation

Hi, I built a simple bash shell script that send me an email when the door is opened, and it is working well. My annoyance is that on the client side (thunderbird or k9 mail, or any client I guess) the messages are being seen as individual e-mails that cannot be "merged" into a single thread/topic/c...
by blachanc
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:36 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: autism: what is your score on this quiz?
Replies: 39
Views: 11959

Re: autism: what is your score on this quiz?

We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. embrace your weirdness :L And all that without any fear of the Geek syndrome that ...
by blachanc
Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)
Replies: 6
Views: 3777

Re: [SOLVED] Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)

nmblookup is part of samba-common-bin or samba4-common-bin it's not in a discrete package so apt-cache won't find it. @Dougie, Thanks, I learned (the hard way) about the apt-file command & Debian search debian.org packages search_contents pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get install apt-file pi@raspberr...
by blachanc
Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)
Replies: 6
Views: 3777

Re: Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)

Well, The command is in samba-common-bin I do not understand why my search does not locate it... My google search results: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9836#p136527 Raspberry Pi • View topic - Connect Pi to Playbook over USB Jun 30, 2012 - 5 posts - ‎2 authors [3] it is sa...
by blachanc
Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)
Replies: 6
Views: 3777

Re: Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)

In my Raspian is already installed: /usr/bin/nmblookup Thank you for confirming this... could you please post you post the results of: uname -a apt-cache search nmblookup I really don't get what I am doing wrong :oops: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ nmblookup -bash: nmblookup: command not found Sanity check on...
by blachanc
Thu Jun 11, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: [SOLVED] Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)
Replies: 6
Views: 3777

[SOLVED] Master Browser (nmblookup not in raspian)

Hi, I am trying to identify which machine is the master browser on my network, in Raspian. Google search returns: " use nmblookup -M " nmblookup -M Searches for a master browser by looking up the NetBIOS name name linux command nmblookup unfortunately, I cannot locate nmblookup in the raspian packag...
by blachanc
Tue Jun 09, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 4.xx.xx+
Replies: 1484
Views: 1440515

Re: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 3.18.xx+

Just wanted to say Thank you (again) Updated my PI, rebooted, then lost Internet. Had to think about if for 2 minutes before thinking about updating the driver: BEFORE: Linux raspberrypi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 AFTER: Linux raspberrypi 3.18.11-v7+ #781 SMP PREEMPT Tu...
by blachanc
Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Wifi Crack - NOT REAL
Replies: 10
Views: 1957

Re: Wifi Crack - NOT REAL

I was unaware that MD5 dictionary existed..

I could not resist: ;)

Code: Select all

echo -n "raspberry" | md5sum 
b89749505e144b564adfe3ea8fc394aa 
and google search results:
http://md5decoder.org/b89749505e144b564adfe3ea8fc394aa

Ben
by blachanc
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Scratch and xrdp
Replies: 6
Views: 853

Re: Scratch and xrdp

marcd220 wrote:Cheers spent an hour looking before I posted didn't see that :oops:
No problem,

It is not your fault. The search engine on the forum Sucks. I never use it.

paste this for fun in google search :

"site:www.raspberrypi.org scratch xrdp"

Frustrating, isn't-it ? :lol:

Ben
by blachanc
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Scratch and xrdp
Replies: 6
Views: 853

Re: Scratch and xrdp

Maybe you could try my "partial Solution":

XRDP, Scratch and Noobs1.3.11 Thread


Ben
by blachanc
Thu May 21, 2015 3:13 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Lemon Pi, $35 ARM Quad-core A9 open source board
Replies: 63
Views: 18439

Re: Lemon Pi, $35 ARM Quad-core A9 open source board

Dhooo, you blew one on my favorite story. :)

Ok, but this one is true... ;)
buick name change

Ben

I beleive that only french canadian would be offended..
by blachanc
Tue May 12, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: STICKY: Volunteers to assist with project: Honey Bee Counter
Replies: 57
Views: 47114

Re: Volunteers to assist with this project: Honey Bee Counte

here it is, https://github.com/guyver2/beehive EDIT : The code makes use of the Munkres implementation by https://github.com/scikit-learn/scikit-learn/blob/master/sklearn/utils/linear_assignment_.py you got to be kidding, 1K 600 lines of code to achieve the brilliant results you shared. Simply amaz...
by blachanc
Fri May 08, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: Rasbian is a completely INSECURE operating system
Replies: 97
Views: 15118

Re: Rasbian is a completely INSECURE operating system

This thread sound to me like the mother telling her kid: " do not enter the polar bear cage, you will catch fleas" 1) I am not a criminal, nor someone rich or famous. So there is no reason for anybody to spend resources trying to target me. I just need to keep safe from "fisherman/hackers" trying to...

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