I finally wired up the big LEDs and made an acrylic mounting board for all the parts. I laser cut holes in the board and tapped them with an M3 tap. That allowed me to mount the circuit boards directly to the mounting board. I used Dupont connectors to wire everything up which gives a… Continue reading Progress on my clock
If you ever need to do a factory reset on a Yealink phone, maybe if you forgot the admin password, simply hold the OK key down for 10 seconds and follow the prompts.
Thanks to Langineers for that tip.
My new uranium mug isn’t radioactive
I’ve wanted a reliable source of information on LED light bulbs for a long time. Well apparently it does exist. ledbenchmark.com have brief reviews and comparisons of many blubs and it seems to be done in a nice scientific way. Image By Mcapdevila [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Microsoft have made it virtually impossible to find out how to get this driver for Windows 7. If you are getting the error “You must first install the current version of the Visual FoxPro ODBC Driver”, you need to download this driver and install it. Tthe file you are after is called VFPODBC.msi and can be downloaded directly from Microsoft… Continue reading Windows 7 Visual FoxPro ODBC Driver
I recently migrated a server to a virtual machine, and while it was mostly a smooth process, I did encounter a couple of problems. Ensure that any licensing services will run on the new virtual hardware. Our accounting system’s license server wouldn’t run until it was set up with new licenses. Check date and time… Continue reading Top 3 tips for migrating a server to a virtual machine
Every so often I need to make a bootable USB stick in Windows 7 (64 bit) of a debian installer iso. For some reason my googling usually does not reveal a simple solution for this. I asked on #debian on the OFTC network and got various suggestions. The first suggestions were to use win32 compiled… Continue reading How to make a bootable usb stick in Windows 7 of a debian iso
There are quite a few programatic CAD, OpenSCAD alternatives out there. I am collecting a list of them and providing links to them here. The requirements to be included in this list are: Free and libre. They are a programming language as opposed to a GUI. OpenSCAD: The most well known programmatic CAD program. Probably… Continue reading Programmatic CAD, OpenSCAD alternatives
I decided to make something special for the inaugural Australian emacs meetup. If you want some, come to the Melbourne emacs meetup. Sofia’s Camberwell. 857 Burke Road Camberwell 3124 Victoria, Australia Friday April 26, 2013 6:00 PM
So you’ve downloaded a really cool perl script but it has 200 module dependencies? You could just install them one by one with cpanm or, you could use lib::xi. It automatically installs modules your perl script uses.
# to install missing libaries automatically $ perl -Mlib::xi script.pl