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Ouch!

Posted 06-24-2011 at 04:44 AM by peonuser
Updated 06-28-2011 at 03:20 AM by peonuser

Set up a tftp server on a K2-500 running Debian squeeze.

Went to redboot install dd-wrt on an old airlink ar430w. Did it before on another unit without a hitch with using a different set of instructions. This time it foobarred. Do not think the router is totally bricked, but will have to make a jtag cable to try to fix it. Think I have a max232 chip around here somewhere.

Wished I had just spent time coding tonight. At least the soon to be discontinued router was only...
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Thank God it rained.

Posted 06-22-2011 at 07:05 PM by peonuser

Starting to play with Zoneminder a bit.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Comp...ecurity-setup/

Found another web text scraper to get the weather.

Code:
#!/bin/bash
# weather.bash
#desc Find current weather stats for your zip code
#desc Ex: ${trig}weather 03301
# weather 1.1 -Crouse
# With Updates by Jeo
# Modified to run stand alone by Brian Masinick
# Example: !weather 03301
# Usage:
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hmmm good!

Posted 06-16-2011 at 03:05 PM by peonuser
Updated 06-22-2011 at 07:07 PM by peonuser

Though I am half Italian(Sicilian), I have never eaten cannoli till a few days ago. Since then, I do not eat more than two a day. I am addicted to them now. Definitely plan to make them again at the holidays.

Home-made-cannoli-forms
Home-made-Cannoli

A few things I put together:

Linux-computer-tweeting
Display-PDF-files-with-a-linux-server
Web-page-scraping-via-Linux
Upgrade-a-home-router


Still to finish:
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Scraping the barrel....

Posted 05-29-2011 at 10:03 AM by peonuser
Updated 05-31-2011 at 10:22 AM by peonuser

Some code snippets to play with:

#1
----------------------------------------------------------------
Code:
#!/bin/sh
# Determine the current U.S. Terrorist Threat Advisory level, and output it to
# a serial device
#
# Written by Matt Mets in 2008
# Modified by Computothought in 2011
# This code is released into the public domain, attribution is appreciated

#### Configuration Options ##############################################
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Ahhhh.

Posted 05-20-2011 at 02:10 PM by peonuser

Signed up to be a contributor to one of the major linux distros.

Set up an account at sourceforge to start passing out software.

Tried to get to a web site that never goes down, but could not. Then I went to my instructables account to see how it was doing. Hardly any additional views. Hmmm. Decided to check on the web site that was down. Yeah, it came back up! They I noticed my views started growing again. Assumption: the web site was never down, but there was some...
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