Tag: IT

  • NOAA WXL86 Radio Stream

    The Project Stack ICOM IC-2SAT ASUS EEE PC 701 Custom AUX cable xubuntu 12.04 pactl lame liquidsoap upstart I’ve had an ICOM portable radio sitting around for several years. It’s a hand-me-down that I received from my dad after he upgraded his portable to a Kenwood TH-K2AT (I think.) For the longest time, I’ve wanted […]

  • Hi

    I’m just gunna write random stuff cuz I’m feeling weird. I bought an electric longboard with a bitcoin loan. I’m into IPFS right now, I think it’ll change the web in a great way. I want to learn Golang so I can read IPFS code. Also I think it’ll be good if I use Go […]

  • So this is stupid

    coreOS is kind of a b-tard to get running on Vultr. The coreOS Vultr example shows this neat cloud-config bootstrapping script example, but I really didn’t want to put the YAML inside the bash like they showed. I did it this way instead, where the bootstrap script uses curl to grab the config file. #!/bin/bash […]

  • Racoon > Bug

    This is just too bizarre not to post. I got this in an e-mail today. Favyen Bastani 11:28 AM (5 hours ago) to lndynamic-anno. Hi all, The datacenter (Toronto) will be performing emergency maintenance at 3:30 pm EDT today afternoon due to raccoon in the electric system. No downtime is expected (although power will be […]

  • CoreOS Cheat Sheet

    CoreOS Cheat Sheet

    This is a work in progress. I update this as I learn things. Things To Know cloud-config Configuration file used by coreOS to configure itself. Processed on every system boot. Unit files define your units. drop-ins can be inside unit files. Think of drop-ins as, “drop in replacement” for a key/value that is already defined […]

  • Holiday Laptop Buying Tips

    Holiday Laptop Buying Tips

    4/28/14 edit: If you’re cool with ubuntu, and just want something good, go here- https://system76.com/ Today is cyber monday 2014. My brother e-mailed me for tips on buying a laptop, so I’ll share them here. This is all opinion based on my experience. Features Processor Unless you need to be on battery power a lot, […]

  • Trusting the Electric Vehicle

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoQsAB4rR5Q So I want an EV. I love Tesla Motors but I’m also interested in the DIY scene. I’ve seen some really cool electric vehicle conversions on youtube. A BMW M3 (which went on to set a record on Pike’s Peak) and a VW Beetle. The Beetle was the project that really got me interested […]

  • Microsoft MapPoint 2011 on Windows 7 Professional

    Microsoft MapPoint 2011 on Windows 7 Professional

    At work we run vehicle tracking software from Kenwood called KAS-10. KAS-10 connects to our Kenwood radio system and receives position reports from mobile radios. KAS-10 has a dependency of Microsoft MapPoint, but not just any version of MapPoint, it needs MapPoint 2011. Under Windows XP, MapPoint 2011 installs without a hitch. Most business workstations […]

  • TIME CAPSUE BLOG POST 002 – Memorial Day Cruise 2012

    TIME CAPSUE BLOG POST 002 – Memorial Day Cruise 2012

    Here’s a blast from the past from a daily papers (journal) entry I wrote on Memorial Day weekend 2012. (This blog post was drafted Mon July 22 2013 and scheduled to post automatically on Memorial Day 2014.) Hi Morning Papers, Screw you! I don’t want to write you today. Today’s breakfast wis popcorn and frozen […]

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

    Loading fog/os/ubuntu/12.04/i386/linux…………..[…] Loading fog/os/ubuntu/12.04/i386/initrd.gz………..[…]….ready. This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your 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 […]

  • 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 usinglsusb ) and you’ll see something like wlan0 using ifconfig Edit the wpa_supplicant.conf file and add the desired SSID and passphrase you want to connect to: […]