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Autotrash – Purges files from your trash based on age and/or filename

Posted 08-07-2013 at 03:28 AM by sridhar11

Autotrash is a simple Python script which will purge files from your trash based on their age or the amount of free space left on the device. Using autotrash -d 30 will delete files which have been in the trash for more then 30 days. It uses the FreeDesktop.org Trash Info files included in the new GNOME system to find the correct files and the dates they where deleted.

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Antennae are up.

Posted 08-05-2013 at 10:40 PM by peonuser
Updated 08-08-2013 at 01:21 PM by peonuser

Built a couple of diy TV antennas. One built by a lady on instructables.com (that she borrowed the instructions for from Squidoo) was highly touted. We did not have as much luck with it as the ones we already have. caveat emptor.

The MSP430 from TI would not take any code. ran:

sudo apt-get install mspdebug msp430mcu msp430-libc libgempc430 gcc-msp430 gdb-msp430

Did the permissions thing with making a udev rule.

All was well.(used debian...
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Broadcom Wireless

Posted 08-04-2013 at 02:45 PM by rokytnji

First, this really isn't an Ubuntu or a Debian or a Mint issue. The problem likely lies with Broadcom and their lack of availability of firmware information for their wireless hardware. Broadcom does make a "generic" wireless driver for Linux, but it allegedly doesn't work with everything. Therefore, the Ubuntu development team have had to use fwcutter to pull the firmware information from a Windows driver to build one that works for Linux. I tried to install Mint 15 Cinnamon on my wife's...
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New MythTV OTA HDTV antenna. (Almost free)

Posted 08-02-2013 at 11:09 AM by peonuser

http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wall-antenna/ Works well for what it is.
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Auto Update SquidGuard Black List script

Posted 08-01-2013 at 05:15 AM by kashifazizawan (Kashif Aziz Awan)

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Save it to /root/scripts/blacklistupdate.sh then run 'crontab -e' as root to add it.

################################
#!/bin/sh
#
cd /tmp

wget -Y on "http://urlblacklist.com/cgi-bin/commercialdownload.pl?type=download&file=bigblacklist" -O blacklist.tar.gz

tar -zxf blacklist.tar.gz
cd blacklists
rsync -a . /var/lib/squidguard/db/
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