Re: Adafruit's own linux flavor Occidentalis
Kutche, Jerry (Mitchell) USA <JKutche@...>
Hi Alan have tou verified the device is on the RPi Compatability List at www.raspberrypi.org
What model wireless KB and Mouse do u have...
PS you can also SSH to the RPi No Graphics, but you can access it from another PC...
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From: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@... [mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@...] On Behalf Of The Silver Fox
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2012 12:12 PM
Subject: RE: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] Adafruit's own linux flavor Occidentalis
I have no tried a wireless dongle other than the 2.4GHz Microsoft keyboard and mouse. It doesn’t work correctly under any RPI image.
In addition, it does not work with any Linux distribution I’ve tried other than Fedora. The issue is that the keyboard driver appears to present repeating characters to the OS even when I am not pressing a key. So, the only way I can get them to work is with non-wireless keyboard and mouse. Unfortunately for me, my portable does not have a functional touchpad and the shift on the keyboard doesn’t work. So, I either have to use a direct connect keyboard or do the development and work on another computer. Ugh.
Alan – W6ARH
[mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@...] On Behalf Of Perry
Excellent, thanks for the info, much appreciated.
After you got it going, how did it look compared to raspian wheezy distro?
Did you try to use a wifi dongle?
On Sep 12, 2012, at 2:50 PM, "The Silver Fox" <alan.r.hill@...> wrote: