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by piglet
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: step by step guide?
Replies: 91
Views: 13455

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: 3450

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: 13455

Re: step by step guide?

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

by piglet
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: step by step guide?
Replies: 91
Views: 13455

Re: step by step guide?

<r>I did this:<br/> <br/> <br/> Downloaded & unzipped the image<br/> Googled: win32diskimager-binary.zip & downloaded & unzipped I used ( <URL url="https://launchpad.net/win32-image-writer/+download">https://launchpad.net/win32-image-writer/+download</URL> )<br/> Shoved my SD card+reader...
by piglet
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Could an admin PM me urgently please?
Replies: 6
Views: 1363

Re: Could an admin PM me urgently please?

Go on, tell us what the issue was if it's being sorted out now - this thread is a teaser!
by piglet
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The w00t! life is good thread
Replies: 80
Views: 8701

Re: The w00t! life is good thread

But to be safe, earth yourself well...
by piglet
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is this a British website?
Replies: 69
Views: 10363

Re: Is this a British website?

I was wondering about the Volkswagon icon in the top left....
by piglet
Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Using the debian rootfs with the development vm
Replies: 12
Views: 5962

Re: Using the debian rootfs with the development vm

*edit* trying again
by piglet
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The w00t! life is good thread
Replies: 80
Views: 8701

Re: The w00t! life is good thread

<t>Back from the pub on a Friday luchtime.<br/> <br/> Back into the office to PC having BSOD'd.<br/> <br/> Rebooted twice to BSOD.<br/> <br/> Eaten two chocolate bars, and waiting for the third reboot.<br/> <br/> This sure beats working….<br/> <br/> [edit]Just in case you wonder how I can post this....
by piglet
Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disagreements on these Forums
Replies: 77
Views: 9810

Re: Disagreements on these Forums

Two seagulls standing on a perch. One turns to the other and says "Can you smell fish?".
by piglet
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap SANDISK 8 GB SD SDHC Card
Replies: 22
Views: 5683

Re: Cheap SANDISK 8 GB SD SDHC Card

<t>creation said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Just picked up a 16GB class 4 one for £7.99 delivered on play.<br/> <br/> <br/> Thanks for the heads up.<br/> <br/> I added 2 to my basket and on the summary page they helpfully told me that putting in code "DOTDMEMORY10" would give 10% off that price… £7.19 each....
by piglet
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Food! (was Charcutiers of the worlds unite)
Replies: 101
Views: 13108

Re: Food! (was Charcutiers of the worlds unite)

Crundy said:


Well, I did my valentines meal last night as the wife is working tonight.




Your wife looks remarkably like a cat!
by piglet
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tax implications of donating a Pi
Replies: 5
Views: 1068

Re: Tax implications of donating a Pi

<r>I do all my giving direct from my salary into a charity account - and can donate from there by electronic means from the account site, or by cheque.<br/> <br/> For something like this I intend to give a charity cheque to the school and for them then to order the PIs directly.<br/> <br/> Saves a l...
by piglet
Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Infant School 'Pi
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: Infant School 'Pi

You'd have thought that by now there would be a wide range of programmable turtle-like robots at consumer pricing. Maybe I'm just looking in the wrong places but I don't see anything...
by piglet
Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Shopping Frenzy
Replies: 13
Views: 3135

Re: Shopping Frenzy

<t>New 1080p HDMI capable screen: check<br/> <br/> New HDMI cable: *to buy with pi*<br/> <br/> New PSU w/ cable: check. kindle charger - but may buy "approved pi one"<br/> <br/> New SD card (actually two): *still to buy*<br/> <br/> Old Keyboard and mouse: check<br/> <br/> Old Ethernet cable: check<b...
by piglet
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: A National Treasure
Replies: 19
Views: 2805

Re: A National Treasure

I thought this going to be another "Liz" thread.
by piglet
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Infant School 'Pi
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: Infant School 'Pi

scep said:


TuxPaint and GCompris keep my 3 year-old daughter quiet for ages. Guilt-free peace


Aha! GCompris – thanks. That's one to install tonight.

Do you think they'll be PI-able? *Thinks* We need a new verb. */thinks*
by piglet
Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Infant School 'Pi
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: Infant School 'Pi

<t>I've started my three-year-old...well I say that, but more truthfully my three year old kept on nagging until I set her up with an Ubunbtu login to the family computer.<br/> <br/> She can now start it up, select Ubuntu from the boot options, find her name in the login list and click on it, enter ...
by piglet
Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:20 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Infant School 'Pi
Replies: 23
Views: 5245

Re: Infant School 'Pi

<t>I'm in a similar position infant and junior. I mentioned PIs (hmmm - that looks wrong....) at the latest full Governors meeting and there was considerable interest.<br/> <br/> Someone very kindly PM'd me on the previous forum about their Governor role and ideas - but I was in the middle of the af...
by piglet
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I've a crush on Liz!
Replies: 30
Views: 5340

Re: I've a crush on Liz!

Crundy said:


spamel said:


2+9? not enough toes!


I'm from Norfolk so I'm alright.



I heard that reports of "Osama Bin Laden" on Radio Norfolk caused some consternation, as people thought he'd been seen in Loddon...
by piglet
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Design choices behind the RPi
Replies: 35
Views: 6286

Re: Design choices behind the RPi

I just missed out on punch cards. I work with people who had the pleasure of them.

I'm still amazed how productive we were on clunky old mainframe terminals without even copy or paste, let alone a mouse.
by piglet
Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: I've a crush on Liz!
Replies: 30
Views: 5340

Re: I've a crush on Liz!

<t>Creepy? No. Pervy? Well… a little. Great banter That is my favourite thread on this forum to date.<br/> <br/> Liz seems like an absolutely fabulously lovely person. She certainly has a way with words that lets us see a wonderful personality.<br/> <br/> I hasten to add that I'm happily married!<br...
by piglet
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: For those looking for a mediaplayer only
Replies: 80
Views: 19921

Re: For those looking for a mediaplayer only

<t>WereCatf said: <br/> <br/> Hehe That reminds me, there are a few stores here that are selling pink hammers, screwdrivers and such tools, with a complete pink case for them and the text 'Työkaluja naisille' ('Tools for women'), thinking that women will find them more attractive that way. I never k...
by piglet
Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: DSLR wirless live viewer
Replies: 5
Views: 1577

Re: DSLR wirless live viewer

Doesn't seem very trolly to me.

He probably just doesn't know that the HDMI on the pi is output only. Other than for that it wasn't a bad idea.
by piglet
Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: General Avenues
Replies: 4
Views: 1080

Re: General Avenues

timadam said:

I am trying to figure a way to enclose the top of a pie tin that would be pleasing and practical.


Salt dough? It looks pretty much like pastry.

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