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Back to reserve.

Posted 01-02-2012 at 04:36 AM by peonuser

Instead of using the old apps and having to upgrade after an hd crash on the server, Just decided to start with fresh up to date versions of the software. i.e. wordpress 3.3 and then integrated the plug-ins to allow the server to show instructables from word press.
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You never stop learning.

Posted 12-20-2011 at 08:01 PM by peonuser
Updated 12-20-2011 at 08:02 PM by peonuser

Was on a learning to cook theme for a while. That is waning, though there are still a few recipes I would like to try. Now I really want to get into electronics. Most of what I have done has been monkey see monkey do stuff. Mostly in the area of pc parallel port control. Did build a transistor multi-vibrator. My latest simple project is this: http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-simple-flasher/. May make several and attach them to the pc. Adding a switch of course.

Still want to...
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playing around.

Posted 12-18-2011 at 06:28 PM by peonuser

Found a command line graphical web browser called Arachne. Used it with dos many years ago. Installed but having a devil of a time to work with my video card/monitor setup.

Also playing with qb64. It will compile my old qbasic code, but does not install properly. Need to do some research.

Found a neat hack where you can get your computer to sing with festival.

Fixing to hook up the power train to the robot.

Setup two machines with festival...
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More details.

Posted 12-07-2011 at 10:45 AM by peonuser
Updated 12-10-2011 at 12:29 AM by peonuser

Basic circuit.




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C code to turn pins on and off parallelport light controller. of course the compiled code will called from a bash script.

/*
* Simple parallel port output control program for Linux
* Written and copyright by Tomi Engdahl 1998
* (e-mail: tomi.engdahl@hut.fi...
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Happy holidays!

Posted 12-04-2011 at 10:08 PM by peonuser

Well I took an old p1 and installed ubuntu 5.x server and added the build-essential. Installed the os on compact flash via an ide adapter. Had to use a special boot floppy to get the cdrom to start the installation. Probably will use it as a light controller. A few mocs and triacs should make it an easy job (I hope).
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