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by gkmanning
Sat Sep 15, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Lots of trouble getting my Pi to work
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

Re: Lots of trouble getting my Pi to work

Sorry to hear of your problems. Only suggestion I can make is to try booting without a keyboard or mouse to reduce the load on the power supply if that is the issue. If it still doesn't boot then the power supply, memory card or Pi itself may be at fault. You would need to swap out the elements in t...
by gkmanning
Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Samba: Mount windows folder
Replies: 12
Views: 16559

Re: Samba: Mount windows folder

Under debian make sure you have the smbclient package sudo apt-get install smbclient Check that you can see the windows share (replace <WindowsPCNetBiosName> with the appropriate PC name) smbclient -L //<WindowsPCNetBiosName> then the information provide in the earlier posts should work. You might n...
by gkmanning
Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry PI on the move
Replies: 3
Views: 2192

Re: Raspberry PI on the move

You need to do an internet search for windows internet connection sharing. Basically its a way for your laptop to share its network connection. Typically your laptop connects wirelessly to your router and the ethernet port connects to your Rpi. With connection sharing set up in windows, then windows...
by gkmanning
Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Ready-made GPIO-RS232 cable
Replies: 48
Views: 45058

Re: Ready-made GPIO-RS232 cable

I think you could use this to connect to the serial pins of the GPIO connector to USB. It has a built in FTDI chip. If you wanted access to the actual serial port.

http://uk.farnell.com/ftdi/ttl-232r-3v3 ... dp/1740365
by gkmanning
Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Dropbox
Replies: 43
Views: 46358

Re: Dropbox

Not Dropbox but you can follow the instructions here to mount box.com as a network drive on your R-pi.

http://linuxfordummies.org/mount-your-b ... -in-linux/

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