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2009-09-15 :: David Sterry // Default
gNewSense Wireless That Works

Wireless on a laptop is like wheels on a car. Essential. I’ve been running gNewSense for a few months and have found it to be very stable and kind to me on my HP dv6226us. Unfortunately there are no free drivers for the built in wireless card. That has meant no wireless networking on this [...]

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I have a Logitech Harmony 510 smart remote that I use to control the devices that live near my TV. Programming the device was simple enough…I plugged it into my computer selected my TV, cable box, and dvd/home theater system and defined a couple activities like Watch TV and Watch DVD. When you trigger one [...]

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In this HOWTO I’m going to take you through running gNewSense, a 100% free operating system, on top of your currently installed operating system. This HOWTO mentions how to run gNewSense on top of Ubuntu and Windows though it’s possible to run it on any OS that runs VirtualBox OSE. This HOWTO will only add [...]

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2009-02-18 :: David Sterry // Default
Podcast Subscriber Tracking with Perl

If you have a podcast, you probably provide an RSS or XML file for people to subscribe to. If you’re interested in tracking how many people are subscribing to your feed and you’re running Apache, I’ve just developed a simple script that counts repeat downloaders of the feed. I look for .rss in the URL [...]

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2008-02-25 :: David Sterry // Default
GNU/Linux podcasts are cool

I’m starting to believe in the power of audio to spread GNU/Linux. The nice thing about podcasts is that you can absorb them while doing other things but you can learn a lot. If you’re like me, you login to Youtube to check out some videos and you end up shifting over to some other [...]

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