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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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Openfire Spark login failure - domain controller change

Posted 01-06-2014 at 03:13 PM by MensaWater
Updated 01-30-2014 at 03:27 PM by MensaWater

On trying to add a new OpenFire instance today it was found that the admin login to the web page for the OpenFire instances and the Spark client logins were failing. (Essentially each instance is a separate install of Openfire on the same server but in different directories - we do this to segregate the chat groups from one another.)

Review of the logs indicate it was still trying to use the original Windows Domain Controller for LDAP/AD user/password lookups that we'd originally...
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ExLight 14.04 Linux Live DVD version 140104 with Mate

Posted 01-04-2014 at 04:35 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 01-04-2014 at 06:13 AM by exton

1. ExLight is now based on upcoming Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64 bit (to be released in a stable version in April 2014).
2. ExLight’s ISO file is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred (copied) to a USB pen drive. You can then even run ExLight from the USB stick and save all your system changes on the stick. I.e. you will enjoy persistence! I’ve found two scripts which make the installation to USB very simple. The scripts are...
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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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Convert Metric <-> Imperial

Posted 01-03-2014 at 04:14 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:24 AM by druuna

Converting from metric to imperial and vice versa using bc.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Imperial to metric
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #

  • pounds to kilograms
PHP Code:
# Function : lbToKg
# Syntax   : lbToKg <pounds>
# Convert pounds to kilogram
function lbToKg() { 
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