Tag Archives: Linux

Raspberry pi cloud print server

It turns out that a raspberry pi does a very good job of being a print server for a google cloud printer. Thanks to https://matthew.mceachen.us/blog/add-google-cloudprint-wifi-access-to-your-older-printer-with-a-raspberry-pi-1342.html I can now print at home directly from my phone!

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tmux – an alternative to GNU screen

tmux is an alternative to gnu screen. While I like screen, it annoys me that any effort you have put into splitting the screen and arranging panes is not preserved when you detach and reattach to a session. tmux allows … Continue reading

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WebSphere Message Broker on Ubuntu

WebSphere Message Broker v8 now supports Ubuntu for development systems (i.e. not production use) – http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27023600#Ubuntu I have been running MQ and Message Broker on Ubuntu and Debian since shortly after I joined IBM in 2005, and it seems there are … Continue reading

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Fix your Arduino Uno for Linux

Are you using an Arduino Uno on Linux? If so, you may have noticed that writing to the serial port in a loop can cause the Arduino Editor/Programmer software to appear to lock up, or even Linux having trouble using … Continue reading

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Ubuntu in Business

On Tuesday I attended the Ubuntu in Business event run by the Ubuntu UK Community and Canonical, and unlike Proactive Paul I really enjoyed the day and thought it was a success. I will agree and say that there should have … Continue reading

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Running a personal server

Maybe you read some of my posts on software raid and lvm, or maybe you have a spare pc lying around and want a box you can use as a small personal server and are wondering about some tips for … Continue reading

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