Although I did not have a button I crossed 2 cables together to create one.
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My Pi setup with logic3 speakers , Pi cobbler and LED's.
To get the phono output working as I am using a HDMI to dvi-d i used this guide .
The Adafruit Cobbler my brother brought me for Christmas it took me a while to solder it up as someone had taken the plug for the soldering iron and I ran out of solder half way though.
So far I have managed to blink the red LED useing a combination of a few links - http://www.rpiblog.com/2012/09/using-gpio-of-raspberry-pi-to-blink-led.html ,
I will add more links when i do more porjects
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The above photo is my Pi setup
So , for my birthday in October I got a Raspberry Pi. I spent some time going though different distributions of XBMC, Raspberian etc before settling on Raspbian "wheezy" Which i installed on a 8gb Scandisk SDHC (class 4) as i kept on running into space problems with the 4gb one I got from Farnell.
The reason I am posting about the Raspberry pi is that one of my New Year resolutions is to blog some more about interesting topics and to try and get a broad code knowledge in python, ruby, html etc. Not becoming an expert but knowing enough to change code and get customers out of any problem.The first thing I did this side of the New Year was to get my Rii Mini Blutooth keyboard to work - I used www.fineartradiography.com/hobbies/comp/pibt.html Though the domain has expired so use http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:CmmbGh9NyyYJ:www.fineartradi to get the Google cache version
apt-get update apt-get install bluez-utils apt-get install bluez-compat This updates the software repositories, and installs the approprite bluetooth utilities. Set the keyboard to connect by holding down the bluetooth button. On the pi run: hcitool scan This tool scans for any available bluetooth devices. look for the entry 'Macro Keyboard', make a note of its mac address. Test the functionality by: hidd --connect aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff Where aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff is the mac address of your keyboard!That works as long as you remember to turn the keyboard on and press the Bluetooth button before you turn the Pi on.
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