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My Story Of Persistence with persistence on OpenHAB. AND a tutorial on Rule and Timers

Introduction The raspberry pi does not have the conventional x86 architecture for a processor. Instead it has an ARM processor running at 400MHz. Now this means that even though you are running Linux and even though you can compile the same program using GCC on ARM as on a PC, the output of the compiler… Continue reading My Story Of Persistence with persistence on OpenHAB. AND a tutorial on Rule and Timers

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Working with unsigned drivers in windows 8.1

I have a couple of open source tools such as “Bus Pirate” and “Open Logic Sniffer” from Dangerous prototypes and I recently upgraded my workbench with a Lenovo Flex 14 which is a Windows 8.1 Touch Laptop with loads of goodies. Now for the most part I am liking the new window 8.1 mostly because… Continue reading Working with unsigned drivers in windows 8.1

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Download web pages in BASH: From binkley’s BLOG

BASH is quite amazing. From Bhaskar V. Karambelkar comes Bash shell tricks and this gem (with some small corrections): function headers() { server=$1 port=${2:-80} exec 5<>/dev/tcp/$server/$port echo -ne "HEAD / HTTP/1.0\r\nHost: $server:$port\r\n\r\n" >&5 cat <&5 exec 5<&-; } I work behind a corporate firewall, so I need web proxy settings. No problem, BASH is still amazing: function… Continue reading Download web pages in BASH: From binkley’s BLOG

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I love Scripting – In the words of Shelon Cooper,"I love you Ubuntu"

I have always been a fan of Linux - RedHat Enterprise Linux in particular. I have used RHEL Client for my PC since I could do so much more than I could in my Bhindoze. 🙂 However there was always something missing- I could never pin-point it. I always thought the flexibility was so great… Continue reading I love Scripting – In the words of Shelon Cooper,"I love you Ubuntu"