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Archie is here

Posted 01-08-2014 at 11:55 AM by peonuser
Updated 04-24-2014 at 08:25 AM by peonuser

Installed arch linux on an i686. Installed linux many a time, but this is a new experience using arch as an os on a desktop. One thing That was different was to use the secure shell to remotely connect to the install machine. That way I could cut and paste commands as needed and save a lot of typing. There were some issues, that really were not issues. Had to use a search engine to rectify things I did not understand. Allegedly the live cd makes it easy to install. I had to do it the old fashion...
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Hello Archie.

Posted 01-07-2014 at 08:01 PM by peonuser
Updated 01-07-2014 at 10:13 PM by peonuser

Used preprepared scripts to install arch on a pogoplug. Arch is sort of becoming addictive. Learned about BUILDPKG and that is exciting for the posobilities. One program, I had to dl the source and compile. That made my day. Setup the seb server and some other goodies.

Still have some old pentium II's. An Arch install on one of them would be interesting.
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Happy new year!

Posted 01-03-2014 at 04:05 PM by peonuser

Sure everyone ran their own bash script to count down to the new year.

Got a chromecast for xmas. I probably would not use it as a regular streaming device. but it would be good for a teaching situaton combined with the Nexus 7.

Using bash script to scrape web pages and then create and or update a new web page of the scraped information. Make your own news journal without all the ads.

Found some minimal code to use your computer as a teleprompter. Had...
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Happy holidays

Posted 12-22-2013 at 11:47 PM by peonuser

Happy Holidays!!
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Xmas coming.

Posted 12-21-2013 at 03:47 PM by peonuser
Updated 12-22-2013 at 11:39 PM by peonuser

Decided not to use the pogoplug cloud starage and then installed arched linux on the pogoplug. Systemd is like a culture shock.

Used ndiswrapper to get an old nic working. Experimented with wifi to make an ad hoc access point using a spare pc.and mad

Doing more and more page scraping via bash via elinks, grep, and sed.

Using imagemagick more and more. madea collage of pictures with convert, mogrffy, display, and montage.

$ montage *.JPG...
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