Category Archives: computing

tftp on ubuntu …

via David Sudjiman: 1. Install tftpd and related packages. $ sudo apt-get install xinetd tftpd tftp 2. Create /etc/xinetd.d/tftp and put this entry: service tftp { protocol = udp port = 69 socket_type = dgram wait = yes user = … Continue reading

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pulseaudio – audio divert awesomeness

The PulseAudio layer in Ubuntu allows you to divert the output of a source PC’s sound system to a remote PC. This is perfect if you have an always on PC running Ubuntu connected to your stereo 😀 Do the … Continue reading

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that be good fooling..

iPlayer toaster: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2009/04/bbc_iplayer_now_available_on_a.html DRM – Digital Retraction Mechanism…. genius 🙂

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Sanitising your working copies…

Recursively remove all .svn folders from specified directory: find <FOLDERNAME> -name .svn -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rf

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Delta3D 2.0 Install Info

Seem to do this rather often so might as well keep a track of the process: WORK IN PROGRESS

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Joys of being a sys-admin

I seem to spend a lot of time looking to solve system administration problems at the moment. I’m not actually a System Administrator and certainly have no training as such. However, I have recently been given the honour of acting … Continue reading

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Maemo development, getting going on Ubuntu

Good documentation for this task. The scratchbox and xephyr version in the Ubuntu repositories seem to work fine. http://maemo.org/development/documentation/tutorials/maemo_4-0_tutorial.html#Quick-Start Things to remember: Start X environemnt with Xephyr :2 -host-cursor -screen 800x480x16 -dpi 96 -ac -extension Composite Start scratchbox scratchbox Set … Continue reading

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