Category: Linux
May 14, 2015

Sometimes you really want to play with a Raspberry Pi, but don’t have a display, keyboard, or mouse handy, and the wifi isn’t configured correctly to just be able to SSH in. Invariably you spend an hour digging around for a keyboard or refreshing a wireless clients list, but this doesn’t have to be the […]

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Apr 15, 2015

Update: The Sendy Invoicing add-on has now been added to Sendy’s API docs as a third party resource! View this add-on and other great supporting software at Our organization has needed a more user-accessible mass email solution for some time, so when we saw Sendy┬áit was a no-brainer to pick up the dead cheap […]

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Nov 23, 2014

As part of an ongoing series of improvements to a remote control car I bought at a thrift store, I needed a stream of GPS data from a Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G hotspot (which, coincidentally, I also picked up at a thrift store). After registering the device with my carrier, logging into the admin […]

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Apr 15, 2014

Update: This xorg.conf is confirmed working with the described setup after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. The upgrade will rename the file and attempt to use no xorg.conf; however, placing it back as “xorg.conf” within /etc/X11/ and restarting brings back a working triple-monitor configuration. At work I use a Dell Optiplex 7010 with a Radeon HD […]

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