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Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

https://eu4.paradoxwikis.com/European_regions Full list of European provinces. Ulster is one of them. England comprises 5 others, scotland and wales two more

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: TimS

That's because it doesn't know its arse from a hole in the ground. He wasn't referring to NI.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Scott

Precisely the point I was trying to make. And the 'dirty linen' could well be viewed as the EU's that we've been fool enough to offer to launder. But enough; this is well OT for this group.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 2 Hours ago by: TimS

It's punishment for having the temerity to leave the EU, which as Mr Rivet and chums say is the most wonderful enitity in the world in space in the universe. In the multiverse, even. You'll remember that famous set of EU Constitution ref

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

This is why London and Yorkshire have different currencies right ?

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Oh Yipee bring back the troubles, free bombs for all. I notice that the US government seems to disagree with you, quite strongly. The status of Northern Ireland has not changed in the slightest. It is and always (well since the UK

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

No, the point is simple. The GFA is null and void. Since one of its signatories has ceased to exist - the EU *province* of the united kingdom, is now a *nation*. But I think you will find that international law does not require that bo

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Oh indeed. It was common for cows to be driven from one side of the border to another and back to collect export grants , several times in one day. Only insofar as the IRA didnt see a way to achieve anything more except their own d

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

They wont. The reason NI is part of te UK is that the NI unionist feared at one time (with reasonable justification) that without the UK to protect them they would be murdered in their beds. Now quite why the catholic community (to prot

Re: common language for raspberry pis (was way offfff topic) (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

The fact is that English is the de facto international language that everybody needs to learn. It's used in science, its used in air traffic control, its used in software, its used almost everywhere.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Except that that is exactly the arrangement the EU wants to impose upon the UK

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Strangely enough the people who have gained the most from EU membership Now ask in Italy, Greece, France, Portugal, Spain...

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Oh dear. I but stuff from all over the world with no bad old days of currency exchange. Since no one uses cash, no one cares what the exchange rate is really. My credit card works in Sweden, (kroner) Europe (Europe) USA (dollars) S Afri

Re: common language for raspberry pis (was way offfff topic) (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

A RtL script would be /interesting/.

Re: common language for raspberry pis (was way offfff topic) (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: Josef Moellers

It's the same as in Linux (and Un*x): quite a number of commands use the locale to show output in the local language, so if you want to postprocess that output, you are best advised to switch to the English locale and use that. Josef

Re: common language for raspberry pis (was way offfff topic) (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 7 Hours ago by: Björn_Lundin

Yes. Just look at the key words https://realpython.com/python-keywords/#python-keywords-and-their-usage Python Keywords: An Introduction Value Keywords: True, False, None. Operator Keywords: and, or, not, in, is. Control Flow Keywords:

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 7 Hours ago by: Pancho

AIUI International law doesn't dictate a closed border. If you mean impose standard tariffs, I didn't think it specified how they were to be enforced. An obvious alternative was electronic tracking. Where does it say that? Exactly

Re: Motion Tutorial? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 13 Hours ago by: A. Dumas

https://forums.raspberrypi.com/viewtopic.php?p28856#p1628856

Re: Motion Tutorial? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 14 Hours ago by: meff

I haven't used Motion but I have streamed USB webcams before. I was wondering what codec you used on the RasPi? I often stream using ffmpeg/RTSP on an MBP I have at home but that uses a hardware-accelerated x264 decoder. I guess at low re

common language for raspberry pis (was way offfff topic) (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: Jim Jackson

To bring this stupidity on topic, I thought the common language for RPI users was PYTHON. Nearly all suppliers of hardware add-ons provide python example software for access. Is there a compiler or interpreter for "English" for the ras

OT: discussion (was Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: Jim Jackson

Yes, I too wish they'd take their off topic discussion out of here. But usenet is usenet - nearly all the bad habits of social media started on usenet ages ago, and continue today. Soory to add more noise.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Quite the opposite, it is AIUI impossible to square creating a hard customs border on the island of Ireland with the GFA. The fact that it is also incredibly difficult is another problem that could be solved it just requires a *lot* of

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

Since 1927. The problem there is twofold: - neither side of the land border wants customs posts on it. - as I said elsewhere said land border is at least as much of a topological mess as the Dutch/Belgian one: I believe that, if stric

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: Pancho

The Land Border has always existed? I don't see where it states in the Good Friday Agreement that the UK is responsible for the South closing the border? It's been 25 years, anyway, high time the Irish learnt to get along with each ot

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: Folderol

Well, I asked nicely.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

I have encountered people thinking that way in Germany, Austria, Ireland and Holland. It's not common but it happens.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

In a word "HELL NO", that would be totally unacceptable. Ireland is a member of the EU and fully entitled to the four freedoms and all the other benefits of EU membership, the UK don't get to take that away from Ireland or have any say

Re: N stock anywanywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

English is I think the most common second language in the EU - phone a business in Germany and ask "Do you speak English" and the answer is likely to be "Of course" in an offended tone (in which case they'll be pretty fluent with the oc

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

WRONG! The UK has created a land border with the EU it is the UKs responsibility to solve the problems that causes and to do so within the terms of the Good Friday Agreement to which the UK is signatory. It is the UK's problem that t

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Far from it, a resounding success would be more accurate, nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of currency exchange.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: Folderol

Please take this totally off topic politics to uk.poitics Or would you like me to just cross-post it there?

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: The Natural Philosop

RUSSIAN agent, Merkel - killed their nuclear plants as US is afraid they make a bomb.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days ago by: TimS

That's a geographical entity. Like Europe.

Re: N stock anywanywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Björn_Lundin

Why would English be out? Ireland and Malta still have is as offical language. And I guess that English is still the language known by most EU-residents - may it be 2nd , 3rd or 4th language. Besides - medical doctors still use Latin as

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Chris Elvidge

But there is an island called Ireland. "Country" was not specified originally.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Pancho

Quite right, too much fracking. I blame Battlestar Galactica. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrYdQnz8vJg>

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jan Panteltje

Well Germany - ruled at that time by US agent Merkel - killed their nuclear plants as US is afraid they make a bomb. Merkel used the fear for nuclear in the population after F*uckupshima and screaming greens did the rest. Its all US gam

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

This is an interesting film from the 1960s describing how the US Air Force planned for air bases to "Survive to Fight" in a radioactive environment. https://archive.org/details/gov.dod.dimoc.27896

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mike Scott

Make that four. or 4) between RoI and mainland Europe. Not that Brussels would ever have accepted that, but it seems less intrusive than a border within a single nation. (Isn't this all way OT now for this group)

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

Scarcely surprising. Given that there needed to be a customs/travel/ politic barrier once the UK wasn't part of the EU, the problem being where to put it. There are only three choices: 1) on the existing Irish/Northern Ireland border -

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Sweden stayed out of the Euro and saved its economy.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Precisely.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

The old myth that the EU, rather than nuclear weapons, is what stopped the next European war. Oh look how successful its being. Germany and Hungary have to have Russian gas and cant afford to upset Putin. Faugh! Its all a sham.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

That wasn't what he meant. In NI and Scotland the majority want to remain in the UK, NI is not ROI, and there is no country called 'Ireland' Its staggering how ill informed most people who subscribe to the EU, are. But like Russia, dis

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris Elvidge

Eire population ~5M - already free of the UK N Ireland population ~2M - about half want independence. So a majority for freedom from the UK

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: TimS

And Greenland, Iceland, and Switzerland took the "we're not going to join" opt-out. They formally withdrew their applications to join. Small countries, yes, but one has to wonder why.

Re: N stock anywanywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris Elvidge

The Irish speak English, too - they're still in.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: TimS

Ah, you mean like it was before the EU? When in 1967/68 I took my car across the channel, showed my passport and green card, and immediately was able to cross France and then do the same to enter Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Germany, Aust

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: TimS

Attempts to "dissolve" nations- sort of like the Russians are trying as we speak - is precisely what cause the pen to fail and the sword to come back.

Re: Motion Tutorial? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris Schram

I had to conclude that my old generic USB webcam was having very poor relations with my Pi and/or Motion, so I have surrendered for now. I did make a couple of attempts to acquire an official Pi camera, but the only ones I could find were

Re: Motion Tutorial? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: nev young

Did you ever get this working?

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: RJH

The EU has problems with the UK not sticking to its agreement about the Ireland's border. Or more accurately, borders - between the north and south, the the UK and the the north. Consensus now that Sinn Fein's had a decent election showi

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Folderol

I was able to get hold of a Pi4 with only 2G memory recently. I'm happy to say that it *comfortably* runs a rather complex soft-synth, along with a fully featured sequencer :)

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

No, they don't kill slowly - if you look at the time to live of people exposed to severe radiation, it's a very exponential decay with a cutoff in weeks. And most of them are pretty sick already.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

And that has been a fucking disaster as well.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

The problem he has is that the unelected house of lords naturally supports the unelected Brussels EU, so getting any legislation through would be hard, and he doesn't really care anyway. But I think the time is coming. By the way opini

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Er no, it is the EU that has problems with Ireland's border. No, they do not. That says it all Only of EU produce. No one buys it any more if they can avoid it. With the whole of Africa desperate to sell vegetables and fruit to t

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Well when your country is smaller than a British county, it is not surprising The idea of unifying Europe is great. It's the reality of the EU that is such a mess.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

And there is a cat that needs belling. No one in Britain objected to *an* EU. We objected to *this* one, and the pandemic and Ukraine has shown why. Too slow to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances, offers no military protectioni al

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

We got out just in time.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Not *that* many ... Euro opt-out ... plenty others obliged to join but <cough>waiting</c> for years Schengen opt-out ... several including Ireland EMU opt out ... maybe only Denmark? The rebate ... chalk one up for Maggie

Re: N stock anywanywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

On a sunny day (Wed, 18 May 2022 19:10:54 +1200) it happened nospam.Vincent.Coen@f1.n250.z2.fidonet.org (Vincent Coen) wrote in <1652897529@f1.n250.z2.fidonet.org>: Yes, languages, here in the Netherlands we learn Dutch, French and Germa

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

That's a matter of opinion, is it better to have the legislation drafted by professionals who consider practical matters first or politicians who consider ideology first ? Either way it's the directly elected representatives who decide

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: Richard Falken

Re: Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! By: Ahem A Rivet's Shot to TimS on Thu May 19 2022 07:29 am I beg to differ. Nobody I know in real life considers themselves European over Spanish, and none of them woul

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: Richard Falken

Re: Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! By: Ahem A Rivet's Shot to TimS on Thu May 19 2022 07:29 am In the end of the day, ideology is a combination of a set of goals and the plans to achieve them. I certainly

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 18 Hours ago by: TimS

The head of HMRC doesn't initiate legislation, that's the difference. All EU legislation starts at the Commission. It's not the business of civil servants to initiate legislation, directly elected politicians should be doing that. It co

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 18 Hours ago by: Pancho

A large collection? Do you mean the rebate? Perhaps, but to a certain extent that was a sticking plaster for EU policy flaws. Many of the referendum Brexit voter's concerns, were common EU concerns. Border immigration control, for inst

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Have you seen the British civil service up close ? Most of what people see as the EU and when they talk about "being ruled from Brussels by faceless Eurocrats" is the civil service - those things are bureaucratic messes by definition an

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Hmm as I recall it the UK had a large collection of special arrangements attached to their EU membership.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: TimS

And the reason for that is that there is now one less trough for them to put their snouts into. A well-funded trough, too, with next to no democratic oversight.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

Some do, mainly the professional classes, but many of those who voted for brexit are still saying 'Bring it on: we want to re-negotiate a PROPER brexit', the Scots are saying 'forget the United Kingdom: we want out' while the DUP (Nort

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: TimS

Why? I was generally pro the EU concept until I saw it closer up and could also see what a bureaucratic mess it is. And that happened around 20 years ago. Nothing has happened since to make me change my mind. The way that van der leyen

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

I'd rate it better than that, most of the initiatives on curbing the excesses of rampant capitalism seem to be coming from the EU for a start. What the EU isn't is a state or nation. Perhaps yet should be added to the previous sentenc

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Pancho

It is Covid and the risks of globalisation that expose the stupidity of Brexit, not Ukraine. We need to have supply/production located in a stable area, under our control. That only really works for a very large economic (and necessari

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

They would seem to have had quite a lot, certainly up to the point when I strongly suspect that's because a lot of top brass, along with the owners of their armament factories charged top rouble for kit (as do all the NATO kit suppli

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

You hope - and any number of thousands is too many. That's the rub isn't it - is their second strike capability intact ? If it isn't then they'd be bluffing on a busted flush but if it is then nuking Moscow in response to (eg) them n

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

EU is hardly an emipre, more a US slave area. Once EU has its own army and dances to its own tune .. Anyways you Brits must regret leaving it by now. ? ;-)

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Not *that* many thousands, and there is plenty of doubt that Russia especially has enough fissile material undecayed in old warheads to go bang. Nuclear warheads have a sell by date. Although plutonium SHOULD last the pace... There is

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

The point about a second strike is that you can't take it out no matter how large a first strike. A lot of effort went into making sure that a nuclear war was unwinnable during the cold war, the remnants still exist. The all out nucle

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: TimS

As the EU will discover.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: TimS

The Japanese would take back their half of Sakhalin.

Re: Backup Nightmare - Please help! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: druck

It's a Pi 4B, it's capable of doing a lot, what you want wouldn't even tax a Pi 3B, so don't worry. That's why I do with all my Pi's. That's unnecessary, you just increase the risk failure by unnecessary rebooting. It better to en

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

I was thinking west part of N America to China and east part to Russia. So Washington would be Russian and LA Chinese. With everybody and their cat having nukes these days, changes are huge many will align and unite against US imperiali

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

The point about a first strike is that its supposed to take out the second strike capability. Let's say Putin launches 20 missiles. Insane. he's crossed the line and invited massive retaliation for virtually no gain.. So there is no re

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

Right, but fun interview:-) There is this fear of everything nuclear, probably originates from US propaganda for it having the bomb, like their jive 'hide under the table'.. There is a nice group about radiation: https://groups.io/g/Ga

N stock anywanywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: Vincent Coen

Hello Jan! Wednesday May 18 2022 16:49, you wrote to timstreater@greenbee.net: What with 27 commanders all speaking (mostly) a different language all with attitude. Like a hole in the head ! Vincent

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

There's a big difference between having one or two nukes go off and having the full scale second strikes let go. That's the bend over scenario. I agree if there's a limited nuclear exchange then most of us have nothing to worry about.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

You ignored the links I posted in the thread about Pi Zero availability a couple of weeks ago then. Pi Zero 2 WH (in expensive kits), 33 in stock: https://raspberry.piaustralia.com.au/collections/raspberry-pi-boards/products/raspberry-pi

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: TimS

This about sums it up. Each of us endures about 4400 radioactive decays in our body from Potassium-40, each second. Each second, OK? And our bodies, for the most part, cope with that. And that's just one radioisotope, others are availabl

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

In fact if you survive the heat flash and the detonation, you are very unlikely to die of fallout. There is quite a narrow band between 'death from pother causes and survival in which radiation poisoning occurs Do you have Well fundam

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

But none in between

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: TimS

Typical ignorant journo. How does he know *what* radiation is coming from it? Unless it is gamma, you can ignore it. Unless he eats the head, of course, in which case take care. Same with polonium-210. Gives off alpha particles which a

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

There are no 'passive' fiber optics links. there are send and receive semiconductor based units at each end, and the same for any repeaters.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

On a sunny day (Tue, 17 May 2022 17:29:51 +0100) it happened Ahem A Rivet's Shot <steveo@eircom.net> wrote in <20220517172951.e653c8d834ce0ab42801d835@eircom.net>: LOL, yes, I have hand-cranked my old car.. It depends, I had BIG fear f

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

These are the *small* problems - oh and that old diesel, does it have a hand crank to start it and are you built like Charles Atlas ? The larger problems will be. Are you safe from fallout ? Do you have clean land to grow food in ? Do

Re: Backup Nightmare - Please help! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

Here's what I'd do (assuming I wanted to preserve the partitioning of the master SSD: 1) Get a cycle of at least two good quality 8GB SSD (cards or SSD - doesn't matter which, but SD cards are cheaper: I like Sandisk SDs . Give each

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: RJH

Oh good, that's OK then. :-)

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

Some, I had a metal box with some transistors in the sixties, next to my powerful ham radio transmitter The RF transistors no longer worked. But that was a lot of Watts. Even if some survive, and you have your sun powered soldering iron,

Re: Backup Nightmare - Please help! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Pancho

For the rPi just use the SDcard for boot device. I'm not convinced booting off an SSD is normally justified. Leaving the OS reasonably untouched on an SDcard and working using Docker Containers on the SSD works well. Just back up the D

Re: Backup Nightmare - Please help! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

The way I do this oustide of a pi environment is simply to not attempt to clone the whole drive of a machine running off that drive. the boot environment is not normally accessible to the running machines OS. Fortunately the boot envir

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

That is absolutely not a given. Many circuits that are not on and in relatively shielded enclosures would survive. As would all passive fibre optics and many chips simply in storage. Well we could always go back to valves (tubes)

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

No official stockist I found anywhere in the world had stock If you have access to stock, buy it and resell it

Re: Backup Nightmare - Please help! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

On a sunny day (Mon, 16 May 2022 18:19:11 -0700 (PDT)) it happened Kruse Ludington <rkludington@gmail.com> wrote in <62132ea3-9f41-46cb-a3b9-964ef6b02b53n@googlegroups.com>:

Re: Backup Nightmare - Please help! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris Schram

Once a week I use SD Card Copier to clone my SSD to a flash drive. I make sure to check the New Partition UUIDs box before performing the copy. What I end up with is an emergency bootable flash drive. This works every time. Make sure you

Backup Nightmare - Please help!

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: Kruse Ludington

I've got an RPI 4 (8GB RAM) booted up from a 1TB Samsung T3 external SSD. Unable to clone or create a working copy of the 1TB T3 SSD on another brand new 1TB Samsung T7 (newer model) SSD. I've got Weewx running on the RPI (collecting PWS

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 6 Days 17 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

You'd triple your money just buying kits from official stockists here in Aus and selling them there if that were the case.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Maybe. Its probably $1000 if you do.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: F. W.

I own a Pi 400, a Pi Zero and a Pico. Should I put it in the bay and retire? ;-) FW

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dennis Lee Bieber

Most foundries are designed for a standard size wafer. That wafer might hold, say, 100 of your voltage regulators, but only 25 larger complex processors. Now, if you assume, again just for example, that there may be a surface defect per

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

Given the quantities, they probably order the regulator chip directly from manufacturer (they obviously do for the SoCs) anyway. But you wouldn't expect chip manufacturers to preference supplying distributors over big device manufacturers

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: TimS

[snip info] Thanks for the info, guys. Is this likely to ease any time soon? Probably not if JIT has gone.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: Theo

Manufacturers run pick and place lines with reels of parts, in that case a reel is 3000. Most of the vendors there don't have enough parts for a full reel - you can't run much of a production line with a part reel. Digikey has 125k. Bu

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: Theo

There is a pandemic. It seemed like there was going to be major downturn, so manufacturers like auto makers thought they were going to sell less product. As a result they cancelled their chip orders. However, stimulus money dropped fro

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

There's a shortage of shipping containers - fall out from the pandemic - which has jacked up the price of them a *lot*. Which means there's a shortage of *everything* that has to be shipped *and* everything costs more to ship which gets

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: TimS

Why is there this chip/fab shortage? For sunflower oil it's rather more clear ....

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Theo

The supply side shock is industry-wide. It affects *everyone*, not just Pis, which are an insignificant product line in the grand scheme of things. This is why the price of new and used cars is through the roof because there aren't many

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: A. Dumas

Yes, that was straight from Ze Big Boss: https://www.raspberrypi.com/news/production-and-supply-chain-update/ "We spend a lot of time on backlog management. We have to balance volume demand from commercial and industrial customers with

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: scott

Here's an example of what issues you can run across when doing such a substitution: https://frame.work/blog/solving-for-silicon-shortages

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

I have ssen an article that claims that it is less supply sidee shock than preferential customer treatment. Pis are used commercially and that is who is being supplied on contract - us hobbyists get what's left over, essentially

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Theo

Yes, but this is not an inflationary shock, it's a supply-side shock. If the price of your input commodities like oil goes up, you have to raise the prices of your products. But you can still make the same products you did before, as lo

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

I think you are over hasty there: all pricing of *costs* (not talking retails) boils down to how many man hours are in there, what they cost, and the profit being made down the supply chain. If people need to make more because oil price

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

People are selling them on ebay for over £200 ($240). At that price I might as well pick up a complete refurbed desktop Intel PC... I'm trying...

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

There is also a global shortage of available shipping containers caused by the pandemic and slowly getting resolved. This has resulted in many delays and price increases (supply and demand means containers are a lot more expensive than

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

Yes good points. I didn't mean to suggest that increasing the price would allow more to be manufactured, only that the ones that are being manufactured are going into bundles with over-priced accessories rather being sold on their own bec

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Theo

It's not really related to that. It's because of supply chain problems with component parts. The parts themselves are often not that notable, but without basic things like voltage regulators you can't ship product. It is also nontrivia

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

At heart the problem is that the Pi's are too cheap. If they priced them according to traditional supply/demand economic rules then they would have just increased the prices to compensate. In fact Pi retailers do that anyway by bundling i

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: TimS

Fuck Python.

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Charlie Gibbs

Population can and must grow forever This comes down to what I've heard referred to as "trout management": Dangle something shiny with a hook in it in front of them, and they'll strike every time. There's a sucker born every mi

Re: No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023! (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Deloptes

I am not sure if this is directly related to the crude oil topic. I bet more important is the shortage of electronic components and high shipment prices. How was this said: We know that they lie to us. They know that we know. We know t

No pi stock anywhere and delivery times out to end 2023!

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Well someone reckons this is the start of the great disintegration of the global economy. As fossil fuel gets so tight that no one can afford transport etc. "The issue of how important crude oil is to the world economy has been left ou

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: mm0fmf

Enable usbmon in the kernel. Google is your friend.

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

Of course: I thought that was worth pointing out because it can be a surprise to a Linux newbie. Its also where the speed comes from, and is particularly noticeable when writing code in C or Java on a slowish machine with a decent amo

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: alister

Linux is designed to use spare memory as buffers whenever possible, it is released if it is needed for other purposes.

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: bob prohaska

Never on RasPiOS. I'd like to use it as a point of comparison. Perhaps it's a wild goose chase..... Thanks for writing! bob prohaska

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

Have you seen and/or captured any USB errors so far? If so, note which logfile they are written to (probably /var/log/messages since that is where connect/disconnect USB messages go on my (Fedora, not Pi) systems, and keep a copy of a

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Liam Proven

SD cards are quite slow, yes. If you need a lot of swap, then swap to a faster device. I used to have swap on a ZFS RAIDZ array spread across 4 × 2TB USB3 drives on a USB3 hub, and it seemed pretty fast to me. On my older Pi 3 or Pi 3

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: druck

If you aren't using much memory, it wont be any faster. If you are using too much memory swapping to an SD card will cause it to run very slowly, but not having any swap will cause it to hang while it attempts to kill off processes, or

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: bob prohaska

Restrspectively, as in how many errors (and on which device) since boot. Bonus points for what kind of errors. Looks like it's already installed. But, lsusb seems to report what devices are present. I don't see an option for seeing err

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

You can also see this information on the 'top' display along with other useful stuff about what process(es) are hogging memory and/or CPU time and how much memory is being occupied by file buffering (often more than is occupied by exec

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: alister

try Free -h so see how much memory is used the amount of swap used on any of mi Pi's is negligible. my deductions from this are: If it is not being used then it cant be slowing the system down. It is probably not needed anyway. this w

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dennis Lee Bieber

https://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/USB md_admin@microdiversity:~$ apt search wireshark Sorting... Done Full Text Search... Done libndpi-wireshark/oldstable 2.6-3 armhf extensible deep packet inspection library - wireshark dis

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: F. W.

I meant everybody (who owns a 400). In a commandline I did sudo swapoff -a and think my 400 is a little bit faster. Can be that my SD-card is very slow. FW

Re: swapoff -a (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: GrailKing

If you meant me; I did not. Where would I put that ?

swapoff -a

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: F. W.

Did you try swapoff -a on your Raspi 400? Did it work remarkable faster oder did I suffer from imagination? FW

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: A. Dumas

Monitor as in actively, or the current state? If the latter, then lsusb. See man lsusb after installing (not sure if it already is in the Lite or Full distro). Try: lsusb lsusb -tvv (tree view can have 0, 1 or 2 v's but doesn't need sudo

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: bob prohaska

Much to my surprise there was nothing in syslog and very little by way of dmesg | grep -i usb, all of it device discovery during boot. I guess that means USB works without problems...... Thanks for writing! bob prohaska

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: scott

I bought a Zero 2 W from The Pi Hut about two months ago. After some procrastination on my part, it's now running OctoPrint on one of my 3D printers. Keep an eye on rpilocator.com to see when and where they become available. (I think I

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: David Higton

Last time I looked (admittedly some years ago), Wireshark itself did USB captures. The decoding was rather rudimentary, though. So Wireshark is the first place I'd look. If it runs on RasPiOS, of course. David

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: Martin Gregorie

USB access, errors etc. get logged in /var/log/messages so you can see all the gory detail of USB activity by running something like: sudo tail -f /var/log/messages | grep "USB" which can be very useful for debugging. However, If I

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dennis Lee Bieber

Closest seems to be pi@rpi3bplus-1:~$ apt show usbtop Package: usbtop Version: 0.2-1 Priority: optional Section: misc Maintainer: Dmitry Smirnov <onlyjob@debian.org> Installed-Size: 102 kB Depends: libboost-atomic1.62.0, libboost-chro

Re: USB monitoring on RasPiOS (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: Chris Green

The first place I'd look is in syslog (/var/log/syslog), then maybe dmesg but that may have no more than syslog.

USB monitoring on RasPiOS

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: bob prohaska

Does RasPiOS have any utilities to monitor usb activity and errors? FreeBSD has something called usbconfig, but nothing by that name is found via apt search on the Pi. Thanks for reading, bob prohaska

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jesper Kaas

Great info Theo. Raspberrypi.dk has some very nice prices, so I will check in regularly. Signed up to their newsletter, so maybe they will send notice if they get Pi zero in. Best regards

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Theo

Also there's https://raspberrypi.dk/ who ship to Norway* (and asked not to be listed on RPiLocator) - they appear to have some Pi 4 in stock, so maybe they will get some Zeros in at some point too. Theo * "Note Norway! We are part of th

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jesper Kaas

Thanks for the info. Australia in on the other side of the globe from where I live, so it might be expensive and or take long time. I am in Norway, so I will stick to european suppliers.

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Jesper Kaas

Thank you for the super info. It shows that, among others, Pi-Shop had some at middle of april. That is not so bad, so I will wait it out :-) Pi-shop is one of those I should recieve info from when zeroes are in stock. I am not on Twitter

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

I've bought both this year, from here: https://raspberry.piaustralia.com.au/collections/raspberry-pi-boards Right now they have 15 Pi Zero Ws in Sydney, though no Zero 2s: https://raspberry.piaustralia.com.au/collections/raspberry-pi-boa

Re: RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability? (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Theo

Last stock was 27 April according to this: https://rpilocator.com/?cat=PIZERO They have twitter and an RSS feed you can subscribe to. Theo

RP zero W or Zero W 2 availability?

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Jesper Kaas

Did anyone have luck in getting one recently (this year)? I have 2 projects where a Pi Zero with wifi is the best (regarding size). One is a camera. Al shops I have checked have zeroes listed as "out of stock", and I have registered my emai

Re: Finally trying Ubuntu on my Pi 400 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Theo

I assume it's /boot/config.txt like on PiOS? I think that is read by the bootloader rather than the OS, so it doesn't matter what OS you're running. The main difference is there's no raspi-config tool on Ubuntu to set it up for you. I

Re: Finally trying Ubuntu on my Pi 400 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: GrailKing

Actually it's pretty good, there are minor issues with video on YT, but not bad. I got Librewolf installed and video's play better there so if you don't use Vivaldi as I do than LW may be a solution. I did learn Over Clocking isn't sup

Re: Finally trying Ubuntu on my Pi 400 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: F. W.

Is it not too slow? My RP400 does not work good with Ubuntu. Even if I do a swapoff -A on it. FW

Re: Finally trying Ubuntu on my Pi 400 (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: GrailKing

Thanks for reply, turns out they're Gnome, added synaptic and removed Rhythmnbox and dillo (never luanched ) FF still in until I find a second browser as I use Vivaldi as my main. As far as admin in the Gui I can do it in POP Os and w

Re: Finally trying Ubuntu on my Pi 400 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: Theo

Are they not in /boot like PiOS? ie /boot/config.txt and similar? Firefox is probably installed as a snap, not sure abotu Rythmbox. Both apt and snap sources should be available in Software Center or, to remove a snap: sudo snap remov

Finally trying Ubuntu on my Pi 400

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 23 Days 8 Hours ago by: GrailKing

So far so good, a couple of questions though 1. If I want to OC this where is the config file to do so, it's not like the Pi Os. 2. How do I remove software....I'm not going to use rythmbox or Firefox, but when I try to uninstall I get

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Why oh why did you drop the crosspost to the iphone group ? I had that filtered! That term is not clever it is inflammatory and arguably it may be considered "hate speech" - it would be better for all if you were to stop engaging w

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The iKooks can't ever formulate a sensible argument on ANY topic. Why do you respond to Alan Baker? His IQ (at about 4) is half of yours, where even that is not saying much. Every time you respond to him (or to "Hank" or "Rod", et. al

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: Stewart Russell

How's your soldering skills? This is USB and very very small: Parula from Ampersand on Tindie — https://www.tindie.com/products/ampersand/parula/ Is it the sort of thing I'd want to type on for more than a couple of seconds? No. But s

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Apple: You can't repair a phone. Customer: Why not? Apple: Real Policy: Because I won't make any money if you do. Apple: Oh wait. Strike that. Public Policy: Because it's too dangerous. Apple: Yeah. Whew. Too dangerous. You could blow

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What I love is when these low-IQ iKooks actually say the truth without even realizing that they inherently know why Apple requires clusterfuck cables. Apple's sole goal _requiring_ those Lightning clusterfuckcables is exactly the compl

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Every defense you make for Apple is more evidence you own a very low IQ. You brazenly fabricate excuses for why Apple does what Apple does. I told you _many_ times that the email/login/password is correct. If you _L@@K_ at the screensh

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Aren't we at the center in terms of our outwardly expanding light cone? Who knew that studying conic sections in school would have direct implications for how to mathematically slice Einstein-Minkowski spacetime! I prefer the mass "in

Re: Off Topic Spam, Was: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: The Natural Philosop

Amen.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 25 Days ago by: The Natural Philosop

"Professor Brian Cox explores mankind's place in the universe. He looks at how we came to understand that we are not at the centre of the universe." https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0276q28 And yet, since there is no centre, we are at

(footnote) Re: getting correct time when rpi boots up freebsd (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 6 Hours ago by: Mike Scott

...... Just to note that after upgrading to gpsd-3.23.1, gpsd now seems to work correctly: ntpd is very happy to sync to an nmea source in priority to the internet servers. Thanks all for input.

Re: Off Topic Spam, Was: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: A. Dumas

The offtopic flamewar is annoying, yes, but ^this you can easily solve: turn off your Fidonet gateway. Would also solve a few reverse annoyances like every Fuckonet post using the wrong timestamp, many fucking up the subject line and r

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: Alan

Nope. Give an example.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Oh yes they do. I see you haven't spent time listening to scientists on the media. Especially 'climate scientists' Amazingly, you are even more ignorant than you first appeared to be.

Off Topic Spam, Was: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: Henri Derksen

Re: Off Topic Spam, Was: smallest wired keyboard? NOT CrossPosted ;-). Hello All, Many of you are only talking about other things than the subject tells, or this area was/is designed for. Please stop these silly crossposted newsgroup me

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: Alan

But they don't state that those theories are fact. In fact, they explicitly understand that those theories are simply the most useful thing they have. Amazingly, you are even more ignorant than you first appeared to be.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

Yep. which makes you a liar. All scientists operate on the basis of theories that cannot be proven to be correct.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 1 Hour ago by: Alan

Nope. So wrong.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 6 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop

In that case all scientists are liars.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 15 Hours ago by: Alan

Something which you cannot know is a fact, and moreover, you know you cannot know it to be fact. So stating it AS fact makes you a liar.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The _adults_ will notice how Lewis & nospam always prove to be bullshitters. Neither Lewis nor nospam has _ever_ written even a _single_ line of code. The fact remains this one thread adds more value in terms of writing apps on Android

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: Lewis

I look forward to Dipshit Arlen never ever answering this, because dipshit Arlen is way too much of a dipshit to actually have apps. That's saying something, since any 7yo with half a brain can get an app published. "I wrote an app" is

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Bullshit. a. I tested the code myself before publishing it b. I published the src code with all the steps necessary c. Others tested that src & steps and said it worked for them too *Tutorial with over a dozen tested Android apps wit

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: nospam

so which apps on the google play store are yours? and how do you reconcile that claim with the fact you could not get android sample code to work?

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 27 Days 22 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Bullshit. *You never wrote a _single_ line of code in your entire life.* What's interesting is I published well over a dozen tested Android apps. You published exactly _zero_, nospam. I wrote this tutorial expressly so that _others_ c

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 2 Hours ago by: nospam

given that you can't even get android sample code to work, you are going to have all sorts of problems getting a raspberry pi to do much of anything.

Re: [zswap] Ubuntu 22.04 full Raspberry Pi 4 support on 2GB RAM (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: druck

I found the older Pi's with 1GB which could really benefit from zram are too slow (including the 3B+) and the Pi 4B which is fast enough doesn't really need it if it has 4GB or more of memory, so that leaves the 2GB Pi 4B which has eno

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: Charlie Gibbs

The Canadian government is obsessed with bringing high-speed internet to the frozen north. Currently there are 50 communities which don't even have potable water, but hey, you gotta have priorities...

Re: [zswap] Ubuntu 22.04 full Raspberry Pi 4 support on 2GB RAM (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ahem A Rivet's Shot

Nothing much, unless you've already standardised on Ubuntu on other platforms.

Re: [zswap] Ubuntu 22.04 full Raspberry Pi 4 support on 2GB RAM (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jan Panteltje

Not sure it make much difference, my Oi4 4GB does not use any swap raspi95: /mnt/sda2/security/video # vmstat procs -----------memory---------- ---swap-- -----io---- -system-- ------cpu----- r b swpd free buf

[zswap] Ubuntu 22.04 full Raspberry Pi 4 support on 2GB RAM

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: NewsKrawler

https://www.xda-developers.com/ubuntu-22-04-release/ Ubuntu Linux 22.04 arrives with new desktop features and full Raspberry Pi 4 support Ubuntu 22.04 is the first release that works on all Raspberry Pi 4 models when using the full deskt

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm not sure if there is a specific reason they're unopened, as one is a MOV which, I'm sure you'll remember, we all used to put across our power lines back in the day to shunt spikes. The other is an LED digit, as I recall (I'm not loo

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 13 Hours ago by: meff

I'd love to see statistics about this FWIW if you're based in the US. I'm helping out a few friends working for a local government trialing out telecoms regulations. Data caps this low are indeed terrible, and rural service is often the o

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: meff

I'm hard-pressed to find a person who spend 4-6 hrs a day listening to music on a 2 GB data cap. This feels to me like a bit of a unicorn. I have lots of family in India, and you can buy data plans with 2 GB / day there. There's probably

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 29 Days 17 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Simple. He never figured out how to use them.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 29 Days 17 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Trying to compete with burnelli is setting a pretty low bar for yourself.

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

comp.sys.raspberry-pi

Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Richard Falken

Re: Re: smallest wired keyboard? By: meff to Richard Falken on Sun Apr 24 2022 01:28 am They don't, because attempting such is bonkers. That is the point I am making. For example, I used to work at a store with no wired Internet in w

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: nospam

the 1970s is a more likely estimate. using 1975 for the middle of the decade, $1.59 then would be $8.50 now. a bigger question is why does he have 50 year old parts in unopened packaging?

Re: smallest wired keyboard? (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: nospam

those look like they're from the 1970s. why are they still unopened? i did. the back pages of popular electronics, radio electronics and similar magazines had numerous ads, including polypaks, james, olson, lafayette, plus heathkit fo

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