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by GrayGirling
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi not connecting to internet
Replies: 8
Views: 14542

Re: Pi not connecting to internet

Do you know whether you have obtained an IP address successfully? hostname -I Will tell you what it is. Have a look at the output of ifconfig too. It should tell you the IP address of your gateway.. the first other destination in your house where internet traffic is sent. Often this is a problem wit...
by GrayGirling
Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Writing on the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 6
Views: 4150

Re: Writing on the Raspberry Pi

Although you don't require anything complex it might be worth mentioning that the reference distribution for Raspberry Pi (raspbian) supports the LibreOffice word processor very well. When I looked through the different writing programs available I was surprised to find that it performed significant...
by GrayGirling
Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connect Pi to Playbook over USB
Replies: 4
Views: 4692

Re: Connect Pi to Playbook over USB

mount -t cifs -0 username=xxx,password=xxx //169.254.xxx.xxx/media /mnt/playbook gives mount error(115): Operation now in progress I'm afraid your problem here was simply your IP address. 169.254.xxx.xxx addresses are used to signify that your attempt to obtain an IP address has failed. You probabl...
by GrayGirling
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Connect Pi to Playbook over USB
Replies: 4
Views: 4692

Re: Connect Pi to Playbook over USB

> mount error(115): Operation now in progress I have caught the same problem - although in a completely different context to a Playbook, so I thought I'd better report my (lack of) progress on this issue here. > I've been programming for Windows for 20-odd years but I'm new to > Linux, > so please g...

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