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by madtom1999
Fri Jun 05, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Image has no boot marked
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: Image has no boot marked

Still no luck.....
by madtom1999
Fri Jun 05, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Image has no boot marked
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: Image has no boot marked

I have checked that.
I'll try reformatting the SD and starting again...
by madtom1999
Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Image has no boot marked
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Image has no boot marked

followed the instructions in https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/installation/installing-images/linux.md and the Pi wont boot. ----------------------------- sudo fdisk /dev/sdb1 p ----------------------------- gives: ----------------------------- Disk /dev/sdb1: 29.6 GiB, 31720472576 bytes, 6...
by madtom1999
Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Why is the PI2 camera-shy ?
Replies: 162
Views: 284300

Re: Why is the PI2 camera-shy ?

Just wondering if its an LED going short circuit - after all it has a lens to focus the light and they can be used for similar purposes.
by madtom1999
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Teaching & Learning Music Notation
Replies: 27
Views: 18318

Re: Teaching & Learning Music Notation

Re tuxguitar if you follow this advice https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Midi/ ... _CPU_usage
it seems to reduce the demands on the cpu made by timidity and it copes quite well with some complicated stuff!
by madtom1999
Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Teaching & Learning Music Notation
Replies: 27
Views: 18318

Re: Teaching & Learning Music Notation

I have tried musescore and tuxguitar (feeding into timidity) and both struggle on more than simple polyphonic stuff but I would suggest that musescore is useful for learning music with, and seems to be OK for transcribing. Tuxguitar struggles on more than a couple of notes at a time using timidity a...
by madtom1999
Sun Aug 25, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Teaching & Learning Music Notation
Replies: 27
Views: 18318

Re: Teaching & Learning Music Notation

I use MuseScore myself for learning music - I've found it very useful and am sharing all the scores etc with my kids music teachers. It can output in a variety of formats and use lillypond if you need pretty scores - it seems pointless to make a non-playing score when its just as easy to make one th...
by madtom1999
Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MuseScore anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 3366

Re: MuseScore anyone?

Anyone got this working?
by madtom1999
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RaspBerry Pi(e) Model C (imaginations & wants)
Replies: 431
Views: 164739

Re: RaspBerry Pi(e) Model C (imaginations & wants)

I'm expecting a couple of 16 core parallella boards and I have a feeling these things are practically the perfect companion for a pi. For around £200 you will be able to plug a supercomputer into your telly. If the C version of the Pi had a bit more ram and Gbit ethernet with full HD graphics on the...

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