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Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« on: August 12, 2009, 01:32:28 am »
Hello guys,

It's time to start working on the Fiire Chief support to bring it back into 0810. I know what i need to do, and that it will take approximately 20 hours to complete. My rates have been discussed in other threads, but I need to know if this is still wanted, if so, once I get the minimum contributions to cover the 20 hours of work, I will start work immediately.

-Thom

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2009, 12:13:40 am »
I just sent a little money via PayPal....

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2009, 09:54:39 pm »
I sent some money on 08/20/2009, and at this moment Im sending a little more.
Just one question, when Fiire Chief finally works in 0810 I will need make a fresh install or can I just upgrade my current instalation?

Tks Thom

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2009, 06:24:27 am »
unfortunately it will not be possible to have an upgrade path from 0710.

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2009, 01:37:40 pm »
My current install is 0810 latest.
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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2009, 03:55:23 pm »
...Upgrades to 0810 are quite simple:
sudo apt-get upgrade

There is not an upgrade path from 0710 to 0810.

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2009, 04:45:28 pm »
sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade ;)

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2009, 11:25:38 pm »
Thom - have you managed to look at this yet?

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2009, 12:04:04 am »
...

I thought I had made that abundantly clear by saying that I knew what the problem was and how long it would take approximately to fix it.

-Thom

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2009, 12:22:49 am »
true - but what I can't get a handle on from this thread is, have you received many donations, and if so how far off the target 20 hours are you? As I say, I have made a small (tiny) donation... but as soon as I get a job I will gladly contribute a more realistic amount (at the moment it is all about scraping together rent! a feeling you are well familiar with!)

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2009, 12:28:00 am »
i've recieved roughly $100 for it so far.

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2010, 08:53:36 pm »
Nobody cares to have spent on something that does not work anymore? I used this control less than 5 months.

There's someone interested to resolve the problem ($$)?

I would, but not by donating $ 100. If more people contribute I think we could solve this problem without expensive just for some of us.

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2010, 12:13:38 pm »
Well i DO care as thought there are some more Fiire Chief followers like myself. Hopefully the money is not "lost", just went up in other stuff ;O)

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2010, 05:32:07 pm »
Since Fiire Chief is no longer available, have you guys considered switching to a Gyration remote which is supported?  Trying to be delicate and understanding of those who have Fiire Chiefs, the money Thom wants to add support would buy a whole lot of Gyration remotes.  You can buy a new Gyration remote that is plug-n-play with LMCE for $35 shipped (at least in the US).  I don't think there are enough people interested in paying for Fiire support to come close to that.

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Re: Call for Contributions for Fiire Chief support.
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2010, 06:40:21 pm »
skeptic, you´re right about buy the supported giratyon is obvious do this .. I just ask because I don´t have nothing to do with my unused fiire chief and I spent some money on it and used it for a very short time... :/. Nobody will buy it here in Brazil



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