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by Jim JKla
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

AndrewS wrote:A clever solution I saw used on another embedded linux platform (that had an on-board LED permanently connected to a GPIO) was to "flash out" the DHCP-assigned IP address on the LED.
Yes 192.168.0.11 and you miss count and how do you count a zero flash. :mrgreen:
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to start without HDMI monitor?
Replies: 23
Views: 10689

Re: How to start without HDMI monitor?

I got a proline tv with a blown PSU getting thrown out got a PSU for 30 quid That got me a monitor with an hdmi port the default font was tiny but I'm running wheezy I edited /etc/default/console_setup FONTFACE="Terminus" FONTSIZE="32x16" Note include speechmarks and rebooted and the command line fo...
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

Outside the box. My RPi is in a box made of lego so thats not as profound as it sounds. :D
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

Would that work from an Oracle VM Virtual Box?
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

In fact it should be simple enough for me to put a guide together on pre-configuring the IP address on the SD card before booting. I'll try and put something on my blog when I get some time. To me this sounds a good solution and obviously It has to wait till you have time that's the way it is with ...
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: SSHFS from Ubuntu access
Replies: 11
Views: 4011

Re: SSHFS from Ubuntu access

This was my solution for ssh

First grab putty for Ubuntu (it's one of the standard installs) then log in on your ip port 22 as pi
make your first line sudo su
and you are super user till you exit or reboot
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

And this thread has a user asking for a solution to this problem. (go figure) http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=9206&p=107298#p107298 Some Konika Biz Hubs may have DHCP now but all the ones I used to install had a fixed IP. Wow new out of the box network printing how gauche :D. ...
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

As few as they may be it sounds like your saying you don't care about them. Is that the message we want the RPi community to me sending? Lets address the scholl issue are you going to have 22 kids in a classroom logging onto a networkk simultaniously And lets look at my suggested option these all st...
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Re: Blind ssh connectin a problem

Now switch off the expert part of your brain and try and go back to being a noob. :-) Stop trying to think of corporate users on big networks and try and find the mindset of a lonly lost user that does not have any resources. :P Point 1) The whole precept is based on the punter posibly a child thats...
by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu
Replies: 13
Views: 21854

Re: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu

by Jim JKla
Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:00 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Blind ssh connectin a problem
Replies: 38
Views: 5389

Blind ssh connectin a problem

This is a discussion document not a how to If we come to a conclusion re-this I will add a section to the wiki The Problem as I see it. By default the RaspberryPi B running Wheezey uses DHCP to obtain an IP address from a router attached to the Ethernet port, and as it stands that IP address actuall...
by Jim JKla
Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu
Replies: 13
Views: 21854

Re: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu

Yes I've been cosidering where to add this to the Wiki two things holding me back are the vexed point on where to actually put it plus it's evolving as I now have an extension that covers changing the default font size and setting up putty. I'm also preparing a piece on ssh access using putty I know...
by Jim JKla
Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu
Replies: 13
Views: 21854

Re: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu

Ok update on Overscan (Forum rules mean I can't edit my own postings (go figure) ) I've been experimenting with changing the command line font size to make the command line stuff easier to read. On reboot the text on the screen was shifted left and down loosing me the start of the line and half of t...
by Jim JKla
Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wheezy and the raspi-config menu
Replies: 13
Views: 21854

Wheezy and the raspi-config menu

This forum posting is targeted at the new user and if you feel I’ve lowered the bar somewhat please remember there was a time when YOU did not know where the on switch was. Ok I've run this install a couple of times now here's some comments and questions on using the raspi-config tool that starts au...
by Jim JKla
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: STICKY: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.
Replies: 229
Views: 297961

Re: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.

And a lot cheaper than an Android Phone. 
by Jim JKla
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Isn't this all too complicated?
Replies: 230
Views: 31327

Re: Isn't this all too complicated?

<t>There’s all this talk about it being too had and that it is not as easy as it was with the spectrum.  I recalled the days I spent loading in lines of code from cheap magazines so that I could play computer games and how I bought books and an assembler and monitor programme so I could do a section...
by Jim JKla
Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: STICKY: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.
Replies: 229
Views: 297961

Re: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.

<t>Mike Fife said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I was thinking of using the R-Pi to copy the contents of my camera's compact flash card to an external hard drive.<br/> <br/> Not having to carry about a laptop would be rather good.<br/> <br/> I'm not sure how I'm going to do this yet, having the confidence that...
by Jim JKla
Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: STICKY: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.
Replies: 229
Views: 297961

Re: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.

Building and controll of a reprap 3D printer

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