Our Modern Society: Take A Nap!

We work hard, we get tired, we counteract the tiredness with excessive food and drink. We get fat. We get stressed. We lose sleep, and the vicious cycle sustains itself. I can’t stand this lifestyle; I detest it. That’s not how […]

eeePC 701 error: “This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU.”

I keep coming across this issue on my eeePC. I’ve solved it more than once, but I never make note of how I solve it. The issue arises when I botch an OS install. The lastest iteration of this […]

Bovines in Linux Impart a Token of Wisdom

Want a magical cow to tell you your fortune? (Instead of that boring old fish?) Install cowsay  and fortune !

Use command substitution on fortune  and have cowsay display it:

Do this whole blog post in one step!

I have […]

Connecting Raspberry Pi running Rasbian to a WPA2 network using a Netgear WG111v2

I got my Netgear wifi dongle working with my raspberry pi model A. Here’s how I did it. Plug in the Netgear WG111 The RPi should see it right away (verify using lsusb ) and you’ll see something like wlan0 using  ifconfig Edit […]