Category: Linux
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

At work I use a Dell Optiplex 7010 with a Radeon HD 7470, which seems to be a very common configuration these days due to volume purchasing discounts.  Lately I’ve been attempting to switch it over to running just Linux instead of Windows 7 with Linux on half the screens in a VM.  The […]

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Apr 12, 2014

I’m a huge fan of the default background for Ubuntu 13.10, but my current setup involves two 1280×1024 monitors and setting the same background for both doesn’t look quite how I’d like.  With that in mind, I created a 2560×1024 image with a similar color palette and style in GIMP, and decided to share it […]

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Apr 4, 2014

It’s way past when you should have gone to sleep, but you’d just like to update one more time, download this file, build and install it, and restart a couple of services.  The bed is calling, though.  Luckily, the notion that Linux users can work computers in their sleep is actually quite accurate.  Let’s take […]

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