Compiling WSPR on a Raspberry Pi

Update 10/1/13: A number of the instructions listed here are now out of date and there are now much better guides and articles available than were available at the time I originally wrote this article. Two of the more useful guides are available here and here I will be leaving this here for reference (as some of it still holds true) but not updating it any further for the foreseeable future as I don’t have the time available

Continue reading “Compiling WSPR on a Raspberry Pi”

Add a button to toggle auto-hide with XFCE on Ubuntu 12.04

I took the plunge today and installed Xfce on my Ubuntu Laptop after my last fight with unity on gnome after discovering the magic of panels and the fact you can have them auto hide I am glad I switched but one thing is missing a button the toggle the auto-hide so I cant turn it off easily with out going through many layers of menus, so I decided to add one. Continue reading “Add a button to toggle auto-hide with XFCE on Ubuntu 12.04”

K8055 PHP interface source now available

I have now made the source for my k8055 php interface available standard terms of use use at own risk, I can’t be held responsible for your computer blowing up, first born dying, end of the world, etc. If you want to use for commercial stuff let me know. anyway here it is get it while its hot(my git server died & I haven’t recovered the data yet)

Git maybe hard but upstart at least is easy

I needed to have my minecraft server auto start when the server was powered on so after a couple of hours and lots or trial and error I found this helpful site and 5 minutes later my minecraft server was auto starting below is the final code used in my upstart script.

Continue reading “Git maybe hard but upstart at least is easy”