Mobile blogging

Rather than having to login to the web interface for wordpress on your mobile g1, use the application called wptogo. Search in the market for it. Its free and is much easier to use.

December 22, 2009
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Ubuntu: Change run level

So if you desire to have your system start into a command line interface mode instead of a gui all you have to do is change the run level. Here is a break down of the different run levels for Ubuntu: 1 Single-User Mode Does not configure network interfaces, start daemons, or allow non-root logins. 2 Multi-User Mode Does not configure network interfaces or start daemons. 3 Multi-User Mode with…

December 10, 2009
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Application: Cutecom

If your looking for a useful serial port or rs232 terminal type of program then a great one for use on the Linux operating system is cutecom.  Cutecom is a GUI interface serial port connection program that allows you to connect to your rs232 port and pass information.  In my case I am connecting through that to my Amateur Radio Packet TNC for usage with the packet networks.  Its straightforward…

December 7, 2009
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Tail — Its the coolest

So I figured out this new ability. Everyone else probably already knew it, but thats ok.  its called TAIL.  The command allows you to view a file in real time on the screen as changes happen.  This is great for applications that are logging things. Heres the command: tail -f /path/to/logfile.log

December 3, 2009
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Useful Commands

I always seem to find really cool commands when I need them, use them and get what I want done then I seem to forget where I got them or how I found them.  To combat this I have started a command page. I will post all the commands that I find, what they do, etc on that page. This way there is a common place to find really useful…

November 30, 2009
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Linux and old laptops

I have decided that Linux and old laptops is just not ever going to happen for me. I have an old Micron Trek2 laptop that I was hoping to install a version on linux on and use that as a basic system for some of my Amateur Radio packet data. Alas after many different attempts and tries I could not get anything to work on it. I think that its…

November 30, 2009
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Where'd my desktop go!?

I have had for quite some time a machine running with the Ubuntu 9.04 server edition within my home network. This has been my in house file server for the stuff that I just dont fel like storing anywhere else in my network. Important photos, websites I have worked on, music files, etc. We all know that kind of thing. I have been getting the update window for a couple…

November 29, 2009
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