Set up Kubuntu 12.10 and an HP printer for batch scanning in Xsane
This process needs to be much easier, but until then, here’s a script to get you set up. This is an update of an older post here: http://thetarah.com/2010/10/12/how-to-batch-scan-using-xsane/ to make this more intuitive. Instead of having you follow a long list of instructions, I’ve been testing out scripts to get my common tasks done upon […]
Is “rooting” unethical?
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 […]
I have a friend–we’ll call her “Sarah Keeler”–who owns a G1 phone. This is an HTC Dream, if you care about such things. It’s made to work on the T-Mobile network, which happens to be “Sarah Keeler’s” cell phone provider. Sarah rooted her phone so she could use it as a 3G (refers to the […]