Monthly Archives: October 2016

Cancellations (today, and two weeks)

As most of you know, I’m temporarily a bit unwell (although not as unwell as my laptop – time for a change!).  I’ve decided that rather than try to soldier through, I’m just going to cancel the October sessions.  That way at least you have advanced warning for the one that’s not today!  Apologies, and we’ll see how it goes after that.  I am up, though, for coffee or similar with anyone (new or old) who wants to talk or explore a building.

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what’s up with the wifi

When I updated the SD cards to include heathackhub as a service (so that the pis would survive rebooting), I did it using the May 2016 Raspbian Jessie Lite, our first time with Jessie, I think. (“Lite” just means for headless and that doesn’t really matter here – it’s just smaller and more appropriate to how we deploy.) Unfortunately, I hadn’t realized that the Edimax EW-7811UN dongles we have don’t work with it, at least for us, but also for many other users.
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