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    Yeah; it's not x86 - it's OMAP3; which does limit...

    Yeah; it's not x86 - it's OMAP3; which does limit it in operating systems (linux and Windows CE notably). Not sure what you mean about a slow processor - go see the youtube videos; seems to play...
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    Beagleboard anyone?

    Stumbled across http://beagleboard.org/ last night... Somewhat surprised there's been nothing posted here about it...

    I'm not so much of a techie, but I'm having some bad idears after an evening...
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    I'm sure theoretically it could be done, however...

    I'm sure theoretically it could be done, however its beyond my technical abilities... The real stumbling block was how to export synthesized speech to a cellphone's mic.

    Nowadays it seems more...
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    Wasn't so inconvenient; usb port right over the...

    Wasn't so inconvenient; usb port right over the ignition; just inserted key & jumpdrive and it's done... You could do a switch, but I'm guessing with how many people now have them installed - thieves...
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    Trigger to play was a simple script - once the...

    Trigger to play was a simple script - once the car started; the program looked for a jump drive to be inserted with a specific file name on it; if not seen it. Then it was a matter of playing MP3's...
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    You guys are overthinking this... My old carputer...

    You guys are overthinking this... My old carputer had probably the best system available...

    <Dial tone played over car stereo> <911 answering recording - fire/police/medical> <"hello this is ......
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    Filtering wonky data

    Must have been a solar flare kinda day today...

    Was sitting at a light today, went to look up a destination... Look at the map - And wouldn't ya know it - my truck was bouncing around randomly...
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    Reason you wont find motorized ones, is you need...

    Reason you wont find motorized ones, is you need a solid base for mounting the antenna to create a ground plane. Without this, you'll have very poor reception. This is why bumper mount antennas have...
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    bootable hardware diagnostics?

    Hey Folks,

    Are there any bootable cd images out there for hardware diagnostics?

    My old CF-45 toughbook may have reached its life expectancy this week, locks up during booting (linux),...
  10. Unfortunately... You're really asking too much......

    Unfortunately... You're really asking too much...

    If you want ruggedized (ie capable of -30's) it's not going to be fast or cheap. The testing, QA and low volumes are going to dictate that. The...
  11. If you're looking for something specifically...

    If you're looking for something specifically designed for it - you're unlikely to find it. Maybe some Milspec equipment may be able to provide that (more likely russian)


    Even industrial...
  12. Wasn't a problem through the -40s... Charging...

    Wasn't a problem through the -40s... Charging wasn't an issue, usually after 30-40 minutes (roughly my commute) batteries were back up to full charge. Temps stayed usually in the 10deg range inside...
  13. Food for thought, (coming from a calgarian) - add...

    Food for thought, (coming from a calgarian) - add an isolator and a deep cycle battery, mount the pc in a mostly enclosed environment (obviously you'll have cooling fans - but have them shut off with...
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    Does your HU have an IR remote? If so, 5$ ebay IR...

    Does your HU have an IR remote? If so, 5$ ebay IR dongle, some freeware and you can control anything your remote was able to.
  15. Thread: OHV mounting

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    OHV mounting

    G'day Folks,

    Wanted to get some input, moving my carputer over to my 4runner (basic laptop install, no visible screen (controled via wifi with my palm)).

    However the 4runner poses some...
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    Yep - it's a nice workable idea... Could be made...

    Yep - it's a nice workable idea... Could be made to work on the palm pretty well; relatively easy to size everything so that it is workable even on the limited palm screens... But for now the coding...
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    VNC is pretty demanding on resources; try it out...

    VNC is pretty demanding on resources; try it out and see for yourself.

    Personally I'm moving in the direction of running an apache server on the laptop - using a basic webpage (easily brought...
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    The one thing I dont like about dsl - it's...

    The one thing I dont like about dsl - it's designed as a livecd/jumpdrive solution... Its really not setup for permanent install it seems - dsl's need to be reloaded each boot (annoying since I need...
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    Vnc is pretty slow - it's actually not too bad...

    Vnc is pretty slow - it's actually not too bad with my vx, mostly because I use an ethernet connection to the laptop. But playing with websites like google earth / google maps - not sure if it's the...
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    Ahh dsl-n works so much better... Gotta be that...

    Ahh dsl-n works so much better... Gotta be that kernel like you mentioned; Now I need to figure out how the heck to configure this - no rpms... pkgtools - very odd.
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    Distro for legacy hardware?

    Just out of curiosity, as I seem to be dl'ing / burning a whole lot of install cd's that don't work...

    What distro's are actually acceptable for 'legacy' hardware (Its being installed on an old...
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    Small touchscreens?

    G'day All,

    Been playing with my palm - as a primary control for the carputer (I prefer people not to know there's a carpc installed). But it still leaves a bit to be desired... A simple...
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    Perfect... Don't suppose anyone has any...

    Perfect... Don't suppose anyone has any experience using it - i.e. how the typical frontends or navigation software appears on the newer palm color screens?

    (Asking because I still haven't...
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    palm as a terminal?

    Just curious,

    Anyone know if there's software available to make a palmpilot a terminal (preferably kde/X not just vt100)?

    Was driving around with the palm yesterday (trying to find an address...
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    Torn... OS decision

    Ok, guess I'm only allowed to post in the newbie section (tried linux but...)

    My useage of the carpc I'm planning is going to be a bit different than most of yours (from what I see).

    Primary...
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