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Fun day.

Posted 02-22-2013 at 12:47 AM by peonuser

Acquired the otg cable from Frys. Under ten dollars. Had to go through 4 people and a manager to finally get it. Real bummer. Feel like I was fried. Like the place but some of the people need to learn the words I do not know, but I will get someone who can. Cable ended up beingin the first department to begin with. Learn your merchandise Fry clerks. Went back today and got a backup cable in case they disappear again.

Had to make some ethernet cables. Always try to keep plenty of extra...
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A quickie again.

Posted 02-20-2013 at 10:40 PM by peonuser

Finally have an otg cable for the Nexus 7. Time for some productivity.

Using the Nexus 7 as a monitor for the Raspberry Pi.

Want to take a linux distribution for the handicapped and see if I can install it without a monitor.
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Definition of Insanity

Posted 02-20-2013 at 06:09 PM by flshope

If insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, what do you call doing the same thing over and over and GETTING a different result? A computer operating system! Linux, Windows, ..., whatever.
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Automating Slackware's Package Management

Posted 02-20-2013 at 02:45 AM by psionl0
Updated 02-20-2013 at 03:04 AM by psionl0

In my previous blog, I explained how even if you are only installing a couple of files on the system, there were advantages to creating a Slackware package to do so. The example I gave was the files I needed to disable nouveau and use nvidia instead.

This policy paid dividends when I upgraded to Slackware 14.0. The nvidia drivers wouldn't work and I faced the task of upgrading them for 14.0 (which meant remembering stuff I had done 18 months ago). Before doing that, it seemed prudent...
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QT Notes

Posted 02-19-2013 at 06:31 PM by NullTerminator

Interesting article/sample
http://snipplr.com/view/48394/
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