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Web Links

Down For Everyone or Just Me: If you’re getting an error when visiting a certain site, it could be down—or something could be wrong on your end. To see which it is, head to and type in the web site’s … Continue reading

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Fiddle Markdown Tool

For a quick and simple Markdown Preview: Fiddle

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Code Kingdoms

Code Kingdoms is targeted towards six- to 13-year olds and looks very much like your everyday puzzle adventure game. Choose an animal, walk around a kingdom saving animals through puzzles. The difference is most of the puzzles require kids to … Continue reading

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HP Envy 4504 Set-up

HP Printer setup Packages: Archlinux: cups, hplip, python2, sane Centos: cups, hplip, hplip-gui, sane Some optional dependancies may be needed. Enter: sudo systemctl enable cups sudo systemctl start cups sudo hp-setup hp-setup -i Select “Network”, and “Advanced Options -> Manual … Continue reading

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SSL Certificates

So it is is a more dangerous world out there. You can start securing web sites using self signed certificates. Another option is to: Use CloudFlare. This will use a CF certificate from the CF CDN to the web site, … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – Low cost CCTV

Instructables has a good tutorial on creating a low cost surveillance camera. Essentially makes use of a Pi, the Camera module and fitted into one of those inexpensive fake surveillance cameras. It uses motion for the motion detection software.

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Raspberry Pi as a Stratum-1 NTP Server

This is something I found: http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/Raspberry-Pi-NTP.html Essentially it requires pairing a Raspberry Pi with a NTPI Raspberry Pi GPS addon board On the software side of things you need rpi_gpio_ntp

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Mini-Howto: Setup proxy on Ubuntu

This one is short and sweet: Install Squid with the following command at the Linux command prompt: sudo apt-get install squid Edit the Squid config file in /etc/squid adding these lines: http_access allow local_net acl local_net src 10.10.0.0/255.255.0.0 Save the … Continue reading

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Git recipes

Rewriting history Rolling back the last commit if nobody has pulled your remote repo yet, you can change your branch HEAD and force push it to said remote repo: git reset –hard HEAD^ git push -f Restoring changes So in … Continue reading

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