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by piglet
Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What software does this Forum run on?
Replies: 18
Views: 3961

Re: What software does this Forum run on?

<t>Joe Schmoe said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Heh - someone (me, in fact) is sure to point out that talking about 8 year old experience with software is pretty meaningless.  It's like saying that cars were unsafe in 1900.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Yup. Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana. Until...
by piglet
Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What software does this Forum run on?
Replies: 18
Views: 3961

Re: What software does this Forum run on?

<t>TheCrazyInventor said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Oh come on, phpBB is fine. It's not getting hacked that often, that's just nonsense.<br/> <br/> <br/> I guess either we were unlucky or you have been lucky. It's not nonsense though. Just our experience as users of the software and exploits at the time.<br...
by piglet
Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What software does this Forum run on?
Replies: 18
Views: 3961

Re: What software does this Forum run on?

<t>phpBB? *Shudders*   Good luck!<br/> <br/> It's every script-kiddy's dream. I helped run a forum from about 2004 running phpBB, and it that was regularly taken over/crashed within half an hour of each new exploit being outed. The constant recovery from tape, re-patching, tracking down what the scr...
by piglet
Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Figures suggest computer science graduates face highest unemployment rate
Replies: 22
Views: 4748

Re: Figures suggest computer science graduates face highest unemployment rate

<t>rurwin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Could I have done the same thing if the university course only covered COBOL? I doubt it.<br/> <br/> <br/> Lol – the complete opposite of my experience. I left University with an MSc and a whole load of whizzy programming languages into a previous recession. It took...
by piglet
Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Farnell
Replies: 23
Views: 5107

Re: Farnell

petemcfc said:

"patronization" "Ive" "its" "took

Not to mention the commas...well you did ask!
by piglet
Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: A good read
Replies: 30
Views: 3755

Re: A good read

I thought it was an attempt at humour. Wasn't it? If not, then it was unintentionally funny.
by piglet
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Confirmation Timestamps
Replies: 17
Views: 2710

Re: Confirmation Timestamps

rurwin said:


I hope the emails are not being sent out in order

Timestamp: before 06:10

Email: 23:30 on March 3rd



Same as me:  Sat, 03 Mar 2012 23:30:31 -0000
by piglet
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Down the pub
Replies: 5
Views: 892

Re: Down the pub

All right for some. My closest drinking place to work doesn't even sell beer. Just John Smith's wee, lagerpee and Newcastle brown ale...which we have to pretend is beer.
by piglet
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Guesstimates for non-F5 release
Replies: 29
Views: 4629

Re: Guesstimates for non-F5 release

Assuming that this is the shop opening, and not an announcement that Liz & Eben are expecting....
by piglet
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Forum software question: What does "watch" do?
Replies: 7
Views: 801

Re: Forum software question: What does "watch" do?

Mine tells the time

I just wish the new posts links took you to new posts - not just to the last post in the thread with new posts.

VBulletin is so much better....
by piglet
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: World Wide RPi Map?
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: World Wide RPi Map?

How about you set up a world map for us all to populate on http://www.frappr.com

Darn 1+1 != 10
by piglet
Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: [Humour] Terrible plane crash north sweden!
Replies: 6
Views: 1280

Re: [Humour] Terrible plane crash north sweden!

That's terrible news. When are the funerals going to be for the survivors?
by piglet
Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed that ...
Replies: 19
Views: 4215

Re: Has anyone noticed that ...

<t>piglet said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Ok - now you've got me singing "Raspberry Pi Forever" by the Beetles.... people in the office are looking strangely at me.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Luny said: <br/> <br/> <br/> joe887 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yep. All this stuff about songs has got me going now. Can"t ...
by piglet
Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Create SD from Fedora dist image
Replies: 4
Views: 1222

Re: Create SD from Fedora dist image

Here's a Ubuntu 11 screenshot of the deb image on a 16GB card written by Win32DiskImager with both partitions mounted, and gparted showing the paritions on the card:

by piglet
Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed that ...
Replies: 19
Views: 4215

Re: Has anyone noticed that ...

Sorry

Tell you what. I'll do the "Tiddly Pom"s, and you can do the "The more it snows" bits.
by piglet
Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed that ...
Replies: 19
Views: 4215

Re: Has anyone noticed that ...

rpt said:


Raspberry Pi is an anagram of perspiry bra.



Raspberry Pi Foundation <==> I spy a rude nonprofit bra.

We'll have to stop this. I'm still trying to forget the "Liz's knickers" thread.
by piglet
Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed that ...
Replies: 19
Views: 4215

Re: Has anyone noticed that ...

Ok - now you've got me singing "Raspberry Pi Forever" by the Beetles.... people in the office are looking strangely at me.
by piglet
Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I think the market has been grossly underestimated....
Replies: 30
Views: 6959

Re: I think the market has been grossly underestimated....

I'd like to see the gpio populated with a female header, so that whatever people want to design can interface to the board via a standard connector without any soldering.
by piglet
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sucessfully used WINDD to write debian image to SD card
Replies: 20
Views: 4352

Re: Sucessfully used WINDD to write debian image to SD card

<r>The best thing you can do is boot up into Linux and use something like gparted to look at it to see the other partitions.<br/> <br/> You should be able to mount them to see the content too - but I didn't try that.<br/> <br/> A "live" disk can be used for this sort of thing without having to actua...
by piglet
Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Elephant in the room
Replies: 5
Views: 1468

Re: Elephant in the room

Is the elephant wearing a nappy? If not, be prepared for a Blue Peter moment....
by piglet
Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Web Server
Replies: 16
Views: 3656

Re: Web Server

<t>augusto.beiro said: <br/> <br/> One  kitty dies each time  someone install a gui on a server,<br/> <br/> Please can I help advocate in this worth cause? Every dead kitty is a good kitty no longer pooing in my children's play area....<br/> <br/> If you have a server....install a gui today and send...
by piglet
Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Manufacturer?
Replies: 16
Views: 3477

Re: Manufacturer?

<t>libredrs said: <br/> <br/> I do hope that the full answer will be provided before the computers are available for purchase. Although one would think this information would be provided (or promoted, if positive) all along. Transparency is very important in these matters.<br/> I don't see this info...
by piglet
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: step by step guide?
Replies: 91
Views: 13247

Re: step by step guide?

<t>stevescat said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Brilliant! Thanks guys for your help. Will try this method this evening. Am I correct in assuming after the OS in written to the SD card and used to boot the RasPi, any free space left can be used as and when, no need to partition further?<br/> <br/> <br/> You'll...
by piglet
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day
Replies: 25
Views: 3414

Re: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day

Maple Syrup would be simpler....and very tasty too.
by piglet
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: step by step guide?
Replies: 91
Views: 13247

Re: step by step guide?

No, the Debian image from the http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads section.

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