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Posted 06-28-2011 at 03:18 AM by peonuser
Updated 07-01-2011 at 10:42 PM by peonuser

Found a case to use for my in progress pc robot. May have it done in time to enter a contest. Since the router I planned to use with it is down, I will have to use another one. Aha which one?

Found an issue with OpenOffice I do not like. Hope Excel has the same issue. In any case I found a workaround. The issue has to do with using static cell references when I add a row at the top of a list. I will insert the row one row down and move the upper row contents to it.

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Ouch!

Posted 06-24-2011 at 04:44 AM by peonuser
Updated 06-28-2011 at 03:20 AM by peonuser

Set up a tftp server on a K2-500 running Debian squeeze.

Went to redboot install dd-wrt on an old airlink ar430w. Did it before on another unit without a hitch with using a different set of instructions. This time it foobarred. Do not think the router is totally bricked, but will have to make a jtag cable to try to fix it. Think I have a max232 chip around here somewhere.

Wished I had just spent time coding tonight. At least the soon to be discontinued router was only...
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Thank God it rained.

Posted 06-22-2011 at 07:05 PM by peonuser

Starting to play with Zoneminder a bit.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Comp...ecurity-setup/

Found another web text scraper to get the weather.

Code:
#!/bin/bash
# weather.bash
#desc Find current weather stats for your zip code
#desc Ex: ${trig}weather 03301
# weather 1.1 -Crouse
# With Updates by Jeo
# Modified to run stand alone by Brian Masinick
# Example: !weather 03301
# Usage:
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hmmm good!

Posted 06-16-2011 at 03:05 PM by peonuser
Updated 06-22-2011 at 07:07 PM by peonuser

Though I am half Italian(Sicilian), I have never eaten cannoli till a few days ago. Since then, I do not eat more than two a day. I am addicted to them now. Definitely plan to make them again at the holidays.

Home-made-cannoli-forms
Home-made-Cannoli

A few things I put together:

Linux-computer-tweeting
Display-PDF-files-with-a-linux-server
Web-page-scraping-via-Linux
Upgrade-a-home-router


Still to finish:
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Scraping the barrel....

Posted 05-29-2011 at 10:03 AM by peonuser
Updated 05-31-2011 at 10:22 AM by peonuser

Some code snippets to play with:

#1
----------------------------------------------------------------
Code:
#!/bin/sh
# Determine the current U.S. Terrorist Threat Advisory level, and output it to
# a serial device
#
# Written by Matt Mets in 2008
# Modified by Computothought in 2011
# This code is released into the public domain, attribution is appreciated

#### Configuration Options ##############################################
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