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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
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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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Ahhhh.

Posted 05-20-2011 at 02:10 PM by peonuser

Signed up to be a contributor to one of the major linux distros.

Set up an account at sourceforge to start passing out software.

Tried to get to a web site that never goes down, but could not. Then I went to my instructables account to see how it was doing. Hardly any additional views. Hmmm. Decided to check on the web site that was down. Yeah, it came back up! They I noticed my views started growing again. Assumption: the web site was never down, but there was some...
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Uppydate.

Posted 05-17-2011 at 10:10 AM by peonuser
Updated 05-17-2011 at 10:11 AM by peonuser

Wonder what Apple will come out with this weekend that linux has been doing for years.

Tested the motors from what I got at Goodwill. They work. I did not test the rc receivers from two of them. Need to start doing research. Pulled a couple of motors from some old old cdrom. Tested them and they work. They are going into a toy for an xmas gift.

Bought an adult bike from Goodwill for 5 dollars. Have a lot of work to do in it, but looks like it will be fine. Have to adapt...
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Oldies, but goodies.

Posted 05-05-2011 at 05:22 AM by peonuser

Finally have the cobol compiler working. Whoopee. If can even be used for cgi. Thought I might write a couple of business programs with it also. Had to compile from source. Love open source.

Directron has a big deal going on today. If I did not live so far away and the price of fuel so high, I would go. Need to work on the house anyway.

Jameco sent me a catalog. Ut oh. Better hide it so I do not order anything.

In a “who’s on first” moment, A friend asked...
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