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Misadventures In Computer Mad Science

Posted 05-11-2012 at 06:25 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 05-11-2012 at 06:29 AM by rainbowsally

Misadventures In Computer Mad Science

A friend of mine once told me that I'm the worst programmer he knew. And that's probably right. What do you expect from someone who's first programming love was Forth (ZX-81 and Co-Co).

So I always encourage folks to see what is going on and perhaps rework or clean up my messes if they can see a better way to do things.

  • Half a paragraph from the GPL v.3

See highlights near the bottom if you're...
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Not able to understand error

Posted 05-11-2012 at 12:59 AM by priyankabade

when i am running scripts it is giving error
./ line 156: [: /psoft/batch/fsdev/outbound/auar/atl/archive/AUARCPPSF05.120504: binary operator expected

for code
if [ -f $ARC_DIR/${EXTRACT}* ]
find $ARC_DIR/${EXTRACT}* -mtime +45 -exec rm {} \;

but clone copy of this script working fine for same coding
y this??
plz tell me solution what should i do with this script why only this script...
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Yellow Split Pigeon Peas lentil with a twist AKA Sambar (in Hindi)

Posted 05-09-2012 at 11:15 PM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 12-02-2014 at 12:19 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

Notice: Spoon measurement : 6ml

  • 1/2 cup Yellow Split Pigeon Peas lentil (AKA Toor dal in Hindi)
  • 3/4 spoon small yellow Mustard seeds (AKA Sarson in Hindi).
  • 1 and a half medium Green chillies (AKA Hari mirch in Hindi).
  • 1 spoon thick Tamarind syrup. (AKA Imli ka pani in Hindi). (No, this ingredient can NOT be skipped.)
  • 1 spoon Sambar masala. (No, this ingredient can NOT be skipped.)
  • 1/4 spoon Turmeric powder (AKA Haldi in Hindi).
  • 1 medium Onion.
  • 1 small Tomato.
  • 1/2
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Linksys WMP600N wireless N ethernet card in does work

Posted 05-09-2012 at 03:48 AM by vik
Updated 08-28-2013 at 10:45 AM by vik

Update: with kernel 3.9.11 I've had good luck with rt2800pci (driver in the Linux kernel) instead of Broadcom's rt2860sta driver. I can also connect to 5GHz networks with this driver.

If you can't/don't want to update your kernel to a later version, here are your options:...
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Lirc .9 with Media Center Edition (MCE) Transceiver in kernel 3.3.4

Posted 05-09-2012 at 03:15 AM by vik
Updated 07-06-2013 at 11:17 AM by vik

Hello, I'm writing this to help out anyone who has wasted days trying to get their MCE remote or Media Center Edition Transceiver working with a newer kernel (3.3.4) and new Lirc (.9). As you may know, mceusb was once built into lirc but now it is in the mainline kernel and there's very little documentation-wise to help us figure it out. Here are the steps to get it working in the new environment (this is for Gentoo but other distros should be similar):
  • Kernel configuration. Under Device Drivers->Multimedia
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