Category Archives: tips

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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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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Comanche <=> Lama V4

The E-Sky Co-Comanche is practically a Lama V4 with a different canopy. With a few parts you can turn it to a Lama V4 in a bunch of minutes.

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Some compiz opacity tips

To change how compiz applies opacity all you have to do is to customize opacity matches by using ccsm’s “General/Opacity Settings” tab Here are some simple tips:

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