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Alix: time drift on OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05

Due to this bug, the system time drifts forward noticeably using the latest stable OpenWrt version on the Alix board. The problem can be fixed setting the system’s clocksource to tsc with the following command: echo “tsc” > /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource To … Continue reading

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Installing OpenWRT on the Alix board

I would like my alix based machine to be something more than only a router/firewall, so I’ve decided to install and try OpenWRT: so easy …

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Walkera Lama 2-1 with the WK-2801

The WK-2801E radio can be configured to emulate a 4CH wk-2401 radio but it requires some tweaking to control the Lama 2-1 perfectly.

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updates notifications back to the notification area

With Ubuntu 9.04 the behavior of the notifications for software updates has been changed a bit: software updates do not get anymore highlighted in the notification area, but the update-manager simply start minimized and hardly catches my eye … Reverting … Continue reading

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Managing minicom settings

Minicom allows you to store and recall configuration files in a quite handy way.

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Installing Zeroshell on the Alix board

Finally I’ve got some time to play around with the installation of Zeroshell on the alix2d3 board. The installation requires just a few steps and it’s quite easy.

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where’s my serial port bracket?

My new (incredibly expensive) Asus motherboard does not have any ready to use serial port! There’s no serial port on the rear panel but only an internal com header connector. And the package includes any sort of cables, gadgets or … Continue reading

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Starting gpsd automatically with a bluetooth GPS

I’ve lost a bit time trying to have gpsd starting automatically upon connection of my bluetooth GPS receiver (Holux M-1000) and finally I’ve found a solution that is probably not the best but is enough good for me.

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Importing Launchpad PPA Keys

Do you have Launchpad repositories into your list and your package manager is complaining about missing keys?

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Wobbly plugin: disabling snap to edge

The option was there, just waiting to be disabled … I just could not figure out it was the right one!

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