Post tagged: Linux

Today's NVIS

If you know what NVIS (Near Vertical Incidence Sky-wave) stands for, then you are probably a ham radio operator. It is a mode of propagation in which a radio wave is emitted skyward, and, if it is below a certain critical frequency, it will bounce off the ionosphere, and back ...

Man-Cave Temperature: Rasperry Pi and DS1820

Yesterday, I was able to complete a fun little project. It was perfect, as it required very little time (only a few hours). This was enough to finish it while the family was out and about. Here is a rough outline of the steps I took:

Materials required:
1. DS1820 ...

SSH Permissions

I recently described the process I went through in getting my raspberry pi to serve a statically generated page, using wget on my Linux desktop running WordPress. I wrote a script to use "rsync" over ssh, but I ran into an issue: the key pair (so I could transfer without ...

Booting Raspberry Pi from USB drive

The Raspberry Pi has been a bit slow running WordPress.  I read, however, that it can be made faster by running off of a USB stick.  This has been dealt with quite well from a few other sites, so I will not go into detail with it.  I will list ...

Useful tip of the day: Viewing Windows Event Logs

Occasionally, I have the need to log into work and perform tasks from home.  I don't take always take the time to log my hours, and remembering can be a pain.  I discovered how to check the windows event logs, and they give me an accurate idea of the ...

Insufficient Memory Errors

In a previousblog, I discussed how to set up WordPress from a home-hosted computer, so that it could be edited from within the LAN.

​1. For the desktop computers, editing the hosts file was necessary so that the theme being used on the blog could be visible from within ...

Best BASH Profile

The best BASH profile additions ever. I created a working copy with everything below. You can easily implement the following addons with the following (if you are root):

cd /etc/profile.d
wget lukesnow.net/lukes_addons.sh

With this approach, these addons will be available for all users on the ...