Lenovo Z570 phy0 hard blocked solution

If you’ve had issues with wireless being grayed out and you’re unable to enable it on your Lenovo Z570 or any other box, there is a simple solution. You must reset your bios. There’s an oddity in the bios for Lenovo Z570 machines; even after unblocking all interfaces, you can still see that phy0 is […]

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HOWTO: Always know your home computer’s IP address from anywhere using Dropbox

To always know what your home machine’s IP address is (and while I’ll assume that you’re running Kubuntu, this can be adapted using the following bash script to any machine). Apt-get ‘kcron’. Open Task Scheduler and set the following bash script to run every five minutes: #!/bin/bash J=`wget http://checkip.dyndns.org/ -qO – | grep -Eo ‘\<[[:digit:]]{1,3}(\.[[:digit:]]{1,3}){3}\>’` […]

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Dream gizmos

There’s a refrigerator that runs Linux now. That seems like a bit of overkill to me, but there are a few devices around the house that I think could use a bit of OSS ingenuity. We have hibernation features for most laptops; is there a way to hibernate, say, a kitchen? Energy vampires like toasters […]

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wget -i http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/10011582-TRON_legacy/

tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ whoami tarahmarie tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ tron -v legacy tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ yum cillian-murphy yum cillian-murphy: Permission denied. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ sudo yum cillian-murphy You wish. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install imax Hardware upgrade required. Take out a mortgage. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ runonce | imax -3d tron-legacy If I have to, but I’m only http://www.onlinepharmacytabs.com tainting one of my cores with this fluff. tarahmarie@tarahmarie-netbook-ubuntu:~$ […]

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Rackspace Encomium

There is nothing like configuring your own server to start getting a real understanding of how the guts of LAMP works. I’ve configured a lot of servers, but never built an entire Apache server from scratch before. Rackspace offers a cloud server for as little as $10 a month. One of the first things you’ll […]

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