Instructables: exploring - technology - linux http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:27:02 PST BLOX v1.01 connectal http://www.instructables.com/id/Connectal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3DDK/I3PJS8ON/F5I3DDKI3PJS8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3DDK/I3PJS8ON/F5I3DDKI3PJS8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/3DDK/I3PJS8ON/F5I3DDKI3PJS8ON.SMALL.jpg myronking This is a series of Instructables about how to design hardware extensions or accelerators using Bluespec System Verilog (BSV) and the Connectal Framework. Designing hardware and connecting it to software is difficult; Bluespec and Connectal are designed to make that easier.The examples can be compl...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:00:10 PST
Connectal Zynq: Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/Connectal-Zynq-Getting-Started/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:34:06 PST
Connectal PCIe: Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/Connectal-PCIe-Getting-Started/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:17:35 PST
VHDL game: LED - Button Push Game Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/VHDL-game-LED-Button-Push-Game-Instructable/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:10:57 PST
Simple Graphic Interface for Linux GCC Compiler http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Graphic-Interface-for-Linux-GCC-Compiler/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:37:15 PST
TweeterBie http://www.instructables.com/id/TweeterBie/
TweeterBie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/L1MU/I2OM2LAV/FT7L1MUI2OM2LAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/L1MU/I2OM2LAV/FT7L1MUI2OM2LAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/L1MU/I2OM2LAV/FT7L1MUI2OM2LAV.SMALL.jpg GowravL TWEETER BIE - (A Portable CubieBoard powered Display Board to Display the Latest Tweets)Abstract:In this era of any time communication having a 24 X 7 connection with the social networking sites is a necessity. This project “TWEETER BIE” is one such device that constantly updates the tweets from the...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:31:56 PST
Linux Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-Tips/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPS/0NTM/I20HE0F6/FPS0NTMI20HE0F6.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPS/0NTM/I20HE0F6/FPS0NTMI20HE0F6.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FPS/0NTM/I20HE0F6/FPS0NTMI20HE0F6.SMALL.jpg nerd7473 More people want to use Linux. So here is a guide for those who are noobs... Linux hints II Install 3 different distros Getting Started With Ubuntu Linux How to install Linux on a Chromebook Installing Linux on a chromebook Resetting your password in Ubuntu resetting password in Ubuntu ...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 09:14:29 PST
Install Bluetooth in Linux System http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Bluetooth-in-Linux-System/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:36:17 PDT
Gimp Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Gimp-Tricks/
Gimp Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/L8DN/I1XEK4OM/FAAL8DNI1XEK4OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/L8DN/I1XEK4OM/FAAL8DNI1XEK4OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/L8DN/I1XEK4OM/FAAL8DNI1XEK4OM.SMALL.jpg Computothought A collection of a few other gimp tricks I plan to add to. Gimp is a drawing program that is available for most of the major platforms. It is also so far free as in speech.Note: Some pictures removed under pressure from Instructables staff. Too birght? Go to colors Brightness/contrast. Turn dow...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:03:20 PDT
Linux hints II http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-hints-II/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:59:32 PDT
Send a copy of your photos and videos in your Android Phone to Raspberry Pi using Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-How-to-send-a-copy-of-your-photos-and-vi/
Send a copy of your photos and videos in your Android Phone to Raspberry Pi using Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QIGC/I1TQX56U/FOAQIGCI1TQX56U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QIGC/I1TQX56U/FOAQIGCI1TQX56U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QIGC/I1TQX56U/FOAQIGCI1TQX56U.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionThis instructable built upon an earlier instructable "Turn Raspberry Pi into a Bluetooth Device" that I created. The photos and videos on my Android phone are backed up automatically to Google+ Photo cloud. However, I want to store a copy in my own computer, close to me. I was looking fo...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:29:28 PDT
How to Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Ubuntu-1404-LTS-on-Virtual-box/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:03:11 PDT
How to boot Linux on a Zedboard without U-Boot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-boot-Linux-on-a-Zedboard-without-U-Boot/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:08:36 PDT
ProjectMF Installation (Phone Phreaking) http://www.instructables.com/id/ProjectMF-Installation-Phone-Phreaking/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:09:14 PDT
Building a Bluespec LED controller using Connectal Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Bluespec-LED-controller-using-Connectal/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:00:45 PDT
Odroid U3 LAMP Server with Seafile Cloud http://www.instructables.com/id/Odroid-U3-LAMP-Server-with-Seafile-Cloud/
Odroid U3 LAMP Server with Seafile Cloud - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4SRY/HXV3A45X/FYA4SRYHXV3A45X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4SRY/HXV3A45X/FYA4SRYHXV3A45X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4SRY/HXV3A45X/FYA4SRYHXV3A45X.SMALL.jpg tlankford Please Vote for this Instructable and some of my others in the Vote section in the top right hand corner of the page. Thank you very much for supporting our projects and I hope they are helpful.In the world of microcomputers the story has been severely limited processing power. We can overclock ou...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:54:42 PDT
Working With btrfs http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-With-btrfs/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 23:07:22 PDT
Embedded Linux Tutorial - Zybo http://www.instructables.com/id/Embedded-Linux-Tutorial-Zybo/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:08:47 PDT
How to install Linux on a Chromebook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-Linux-on-a-Chromebook/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:27:22 PDT
Super fast LAMP Install on CMD line Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-fast-LAMP-Install-on-CMD-line-Linux/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 04:51:23 PDT
How to Format Drives in Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Format-Drives-in-Linux/
How to Format Drives in Linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/MKNX/HV4D95JL/FTBMKNXHV4D95JL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/MKNX/HV4D95JL/FTBMKNXHV4D95JL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/MKNX/HV4D95JL/FTBMKNXHV4D95JL.SMALL.jpg Ryan Hebron Skip to the next paragraph if you don't want the story. So a while back I was riding around my neighborhood and found a computer in someones trash so I took it home and dismantled it.I took out the hard drive and graphics card, thankfully it was a SATA drive so I could easily plug it into my compute...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 19:22:56 PDT
Getting Started With Ubuntu Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Ubuntu-Linux/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:08:40 PDT
Yours, Mine, and AUR's http://www.instructables.com/id/Yours-Mine-and-AURs/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:17:04 PDT
Write a new service for linux (opensuse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-a-new-service-for-linux-opensuse/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 03:00:04 PDT
How to install " Private Internet Access " VPN on Kali linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-Private-Internet-Access-VPN-on-Kali/
How to install " Private Internet Access " VPN on Kali linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/6HZ5/HTVDZMQW/FYC6HZ5HTVDZMQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/6HZ5/HTVDZMQW/FYC6HZ5HTVDZMQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/6HZ5/HTVDZMQW/FYC6HZ5HTVDZMQW.SMALL.jpg Th3_k4l1_k1d This is a tutorial on how to instal the " Private Internet Acess " vpn on your Kali machine, keep in mind they don't fully support Kali like they do for other versions. https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/ Getting necessary packages you need to install openvpn packages if you haven't already, ...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:49:37 PDT
How to remotely boot pcDuino from a NFS server http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remotely-boot-pcDuino-from-a-NFS-server/
How to remotely boot pcDuino from a NFS server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/KG2M/HTOUD9MM/FHSKG2MHTOUD9MM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/KG2M/HTOUD9MM/FHSKG2MHTOUD9MM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/KG2M/HTOUD9MM/FHSKG2MHTOUD9MM.SMALL.jpg Linksprite In cases, we would like pcDuino to boot from a network hosted file system. In this tutorial, we will explain how to make this happen. NFS server We will first set up a NFS server. The following command will be used on a X86 server, and starts with the character ‘#’. To install NFS server, we type...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:54:21 PDT
Changing the Ubuntu 13.10 Splash Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-Ubuntu-1310-Splash-Screen/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:14:09 PDT
Install Liquorix in Debian-based Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Liquorix-in-Debian-based-Linux/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:21:38 PDT
How to get Ubuntu 13.04 on Acer C7 Chromebook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Ubuntu-1304-on-Acer-C7-Chromebook/
How to get Ubuntu 13.04 on Acer C7 Chromebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DAGR/HSPP731K/F93DAGRHSPP731K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DAGR/HSPP731K/F93DAGRHSPP731K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DAGR/HSPP731K/F93DAGRHSPP731K.SMALL.jpg Geekoverload Hey guys, I am showing you how to get Ubuntu on your Acer C7 chrobmebook (IT HAS TO BE A C7 CHROMEBOOK) I am not responsible for any damages to your computer Use at your own risk although this is not very risky 1. Enter Developer Mode Press esc-refresh- and Power button all at onece it will re...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:00:07 PDT
Introduction to GitHub http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-GitHub/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:33:38 PDT
compile custom linux kernel in Mint/Ubuntu/LMDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Compile-custom-linux-kernel-in-MintUbuntuLMDE/
compile custom linux kernel in Mint/Ubuntu/LMDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/WHQB/HSBSMK83/FFRWHQBHSBSMK83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/WHQB/HSBSMK83/FFRWHQBHSBSMK83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/WHQB/HSBSMK83/FFRWHQBHSBSMK83.SMALL.gif romanyacik If you didn't build linux from scratch, chances are that your GNU/Linux distro is using a long-term support distribution kernel, that as the name suggests, is specific to your distro. Distribution kernels lag behind the current version significantly. I.E., at the time this was written, Linux Mint an...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:25:18 PST
RBPi http://www.instructables.com/id/RBPi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/RRD6/HRBE2RSK/FQ4RRD6HRBE2RSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/RRD6/HRBE2RSK/FQ4RRD6HRBE2RSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/RRD6/HRBE2RSK/FQ4RRD6HRBE2RSK.SMALL.jpg Ah-che null null null null null
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 11:37:54 PST
Simple micro sd card organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-micro-sd-card-organizer/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:05:15 PST
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! http://www.instructables.com/id/EasyCap-DC60-STK1160-VLC-Xubuntu-1310-OpenSource-V/
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SMALL.jpg daiatlus79 This tutorial is an overview on how to use VLC to capture the audio and video streams from a device using an Easycap DC60 (Syntek Chipset) and the 3.5mm stereo microphone input of a computer running Xubuntu 13.10 64-Bit. The Materials needed will be only a few simple ones, mostly found at local Doll...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 03:21:37 PST
How To Get Started With Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Started-With-Linux/
How To Get Started With Linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/NMLY/HP4LZXOU/FBXNMLYHP4LZXOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/NMLY/HP4LZXOU/FBXNMLYHP4LZXOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/NMLY/HP4LZXOU/FBXNMLYHP4LZXOU.SMALL.jpg Chad Baxter Many people find Linux daunting(especially windows users). In this Instructable I will be telling you about how easy and useful Linux is! Lay Of The Land Linux is huge!..Not going to lie on that, thousands of people all working together, modifying, updating, branching, and creating. There are man...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:49:24 PST
The messiest Conky setup ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-messiest-Conky-setup-ever/
The messiest Conky setup ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/6DD5/HMMFCIIB/FX06DD5HMMFCIIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/6DD5/HMMFCIIB/FX06DD5HMMFCIIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/6DD5/HMMFCIIB/FX06DD5HMMFCIIB.SMALL.jpg DragonDon So I learned about Conky a few months ago.  After being tired of the Ubuntu Unity BS, I switched to Linux Mint.  I still like having some pretty stuff floating around my desktop but I was tired of the fancy Unity implementation that was more of a pain for me.  There is only so much effort I am willi...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:18:29 PDT
Fix Chrubuntu C7 Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Chrubuntu-C7-Touchpad/
Fix Chrubuntu C7 Touchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/6S6G/HMVJOOPH/F3Y6S6GHMVJOOPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/6S6G/HMVJOOPH/F3Y6S6GHMVJOOPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/6S6G/HMVJOOPH/F3Y6S6GHMVJOOPH.SMALL.jpg htan10 Chrubuntu on Acer C7 is really cool, except for one flaw - the touchpad is not responsive when it is not plugged on. The issue is that the Synaptics driver default settings for sensitivity is set too low. We have to make it more sensitive. It is weird though that the trackpad works perfectly if the ...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:01:03 PDT
Linux Presentation in Powerpoint and PDF. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-Presentation-in-PDF/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/A2NX/HMMFA5V2/FK2A2NXHMMFA5V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/A2NX/HMMFA5V2/FK2A2NXHMMFA5V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/A2NX/HMMFA5V2/FK2A2NXHMMFA5V2.SMALL.jpg matt392 Attached is a Linux presentation in Powerpoint and PDF I put together for PerScholas.org during my A+ training class.  It can be used to introduce people to Linux and its uses.
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:13:08 PDT
My Archbang Conky configuration http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Archbang-Conky-configuration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7VM/HLZRVEEQ/FJ8V7VMHLZRVEEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7VM/HLZRVEEQ/FJ8V7VMHLZRVEEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7VM/HLZRVEEQ/FJ8V7VMHLZRVEEQ.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek I switched to Archbang a couple weeks ago, and I really love it so far, also, I went ahead and played with my Conky configuration in Archbang today, and the result is shown in the photo above. In addition, here's the configuration for 'ya. background yes use_xft yes xftfont monospace:size=9 xftalp...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:06:50 PDT
Linux hints. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-hints/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:50:27 PDT
Install Google Chrome in Fedora http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Google-Chrome-in-Fedora/
Install Google Chrome in Fedora - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/K41C/HIGF4LSS/FGVK41CHIGF4LSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/K41C/HIGF4LSS/FGVK41CHIGF4LSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/K41C/HIGF4LSS/FGVK41CHIGF4LSS.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek For those of you Fedora users out there who are Google Chrome fans, I'mma show you how to install Chrome. Add the repo. Before you install Chrome, you'll have to add the repo first, so pull up a terminal window and go in as root, and type in the following, and then running yum update would help t...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:27:47 PDT
Ubuntu BASH MIDI to WAV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-BASH-MIDI-to-WAV/
Ubuntu BASH MIDI to WAV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BM5D/HHMI8VQG/F5NBM5DHHMI8VQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BM5D/HHMI8VQG/F5NBM5DHHMI8VQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BM5D/HHMI8VQG/F5NBM5DHHMI8VQG.SMALL.jpg qazxsw21000 So there I was, looking for a MIDI to WAV converter that made use of soundfonts. All I got was shareware and payware. Not what I needed, it was. There had to be something somewhere that was free. I knew Timidity could do it, but I didn't know the command line. After some extensive looks through the ...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 14:17:14 PDT
Get Firefox Nightly and Thunderbird Daily, or Aurora and Earlybird in Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Firefox-Nightly-and-Thunderbird-Daily-in-Ubunt/
Get Firefox Nightly and Thunderbird Daily, or Aurora and Earlybird in Ubuntu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIOH/HH11O23F/FSGZIOHHH11O23F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIOH/HH11O23F/FSGZIOHHH11O23F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIOH/HH11O23F/FSGZIOHHH11O23F.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek We all know Firefox is a great browser and that Thunderbird is a great e-Mail and chat client, right, and the Stable build of that software is pretty good as well, but what if you want the bleeding-edge versions of the software? Well, getting it in Windows is easy, just download the installer, unins...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 01:15:55 PDT
Xubuntu 13.04 - GNOME 2 mimic http://www.instructables.com/id/Xubuntu-1304-GNOME-2-mimic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/M03O/HH11O21I/FHYM03OHH11O21I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/M03O/HH11O21I/FHYM03OHH11O21I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/M03O/HH11O21I/FHYM03OHH11O21I.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek Here's screenshots of my current Xubuntu setup.  How I got it to look like GNOME 2 is first I started with a stock Xubuntu desktop after a clean install, then I removed the stock bottom panel, replaced it with an empty panel, moved the Window List and Workspace Switcher to the bottom panel, separat...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 09:44:47 PDT
Put Ubuntu (or any linux distro) on a bootable flash drive with LinuxLive USB Creator http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-Ubuntu-or-any-linux-distro-on-a-bootable-fla/
Put Ubuntu (or any linux distro) on a bootable flash drive with LinuxLive USB Creator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/7E6V/HFSHFBON/FJ17E6VHFSHFBON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/7E6V/HFSHFBON/FJ17E6VHFSHFBON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/7E6V/HFSHFBON/FJ17E6VHFSHFBON.SMALL.jpg cfay1 With the Windows 8 annoying everyone from casual computer users to the most stressed power user, an alternative is more than welcome. Rather than drop the £1000 or more on a mac, why not try linux? Or, to be specific, Ubuntu. Free and secure, its easy to use and install, and here is how to get it ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 09:11:20 PDT
Resetting your password in Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Resetting-your-password-in-Ubuntu/
Resetting your password in Ubuntu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/0R9W/HET0RS1U/FRL0R9WHET0RS1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/0R9W/HET0RS1U/FRL0R9WHET0RS1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/0R9W/HET0RS1U/FRL0R9WHET0RS1U.SMALL.jpg Pettrocity We've all been here before: Your just getting started at you computer, you get to the log on page, and......wait, what's my password again? Uh-oh, this is bad. Getting locked out of your computer is a very bad thing. Luckily, if you are running Ubuntu, our favorite Linux fork (feel free to comment i...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 16:36:02 PDT
Linux music server controlled by an Android device http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-music-server-controlled-by-an-Android-device/
Linux music server controlled by an Android device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/11X1/HDXOUQCO/FJL11X1HDXOUQCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/11X1/HDXOUQCO/FJL11X1HDXOUQCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/11X1/HDXOUQCO/FJL11X1HDXOUQCO.SMALL.jpg azeam1 Goal: A Linux computer that acts as a music server for files like MP3 and FLAC. It will also play Pandora radio and everything can be controlled by an Android device so there's no need to connect the computer to a monitor. Needed: Linux computer (personally I'm using a Raspberry Pi, http://www.ra...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 07:52:50 PST
The AnonyBox - A cheap and easy network device to manage anonymity online http://www.instructables.com/id/The-AnonyBox-A-cheap-and-easy-network-device-to-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/FSJP/HD4VDSBQ/FUSFSJPHD4VDSBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/FSJP/HD4VDSBQ/FUSFSJPHD4VDSBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/FSJP/HD4VDSBQ/FUSFSJPHD4VDSBQ.SMALL.jpg gschoppe With the return of CISPA, the growing likelihood of future SOPA-like laws, and the drastic hardware advances that have made Eschelon and Carnivore believable possiilities, anonymizing internet activity has become very important to maintaining the free flow of information. To this end, I recently pu...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 07:10:03 PST
The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Always-Up-to-Date-Guide-to-Ubuntu/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 16:28:52 PST
How to use serial console recovery for OpenWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-serial-console-recovery-for-OpenWRT/
How to use serial console recovery for OpenWRT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/AQOE/HA4LG5EB/F2EAQOEHA4LG5EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/AQOE/HA4LG5EB/F2EAQOEHA4LG5EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/AQOE/HA4LG5EB/F2EAQOEHA4LG5EB.SMALL.jpg CatalinRO I have a nice wireless router from TP-LINK, MR 3420. It is a typical WiFi router, the reasons I bought it were: 1. it has an USB port and 2. you can load OpenWRT on it. So I got the device, I installed OpenWRT and somehow I managed to setup the wrong IPs. The result? I was locked outside - it was i...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 16:47:12 PST