[NTLK] Newton gateway idea

Elias Basse kd5jfe at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 10:16:21 EST 2016


If anyone would like to try this using a PC instead of a Raspberry Pi or Beagle Bone. 

I am willing to create a Virtual Machine that will run on the free Virtualbox software to emulate all of the functionality of the RPi/BBB for anyone to try it on their own.  

This would allow comments, constructive criticism, and suggestions for improvement to the project.

If there is interest, I will whip up a virtual machine and post it to my blog with instructions on how to get up and running.

Best Regards,
Elias Basse

> On Jan 21, 2016, at 6:52 AM, Morgan Aldridge <morgant at makkintosshu.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, January 21, 2016, Elias Basse <kd5jfe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My Gateway test was a success!
>> My site is http://www.basse.me <http://www.basse.me/>  It is in the Blog
>> section there as of today but I have also added the screenshots.
>> There are a few more tweaks and screenshots that I have to make, but
>> essentially all that is required is a beagle bone black (or raspberry pi)
>> with an appropriate SD card connected to your router of choice that can
>> connect to the Newt running VNC.
>> This works well and the screen size can be adjusted to suit a more Newton
>> like experience.  There is still a bit of delay as the VNC client for
>> newton can only refresh once per second at its highest setting but it is
>> usable.
> This is a great solution using existing options! I'll have to give this a
> shot at some point.
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