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Current Rank: 54 (Technology & Computers)
URL: http://www.ostalks.com
Site Description: A Blog About Open Source and Tech Stuff
Date Joined: Dec 30, 2009

Tags: open source, operating systems, linux, programming


Latest Blog Posts

Adventures in Bash and Raspberry PI: A Media/NAS Server Install Script
on Jan 3, 2013 in Off Topic Stuff Scripting bash File Server MiniDLNA NAS Programming Raspberry PI Samba I’ve been running the Raspberry PI for about two weeks now and I’ve got to say, I am loving every minute of it. I am thinking of making a php extension in C to use the GPIO pins, but have been too busy with the Christmas season and New Ye...



A Cheap DLNA Media Server Using Tomato
on Dec 27, 2012 in Linux Raspberry PI CDRKing router CW-5358U DLNA iPad router tomatousb video This is just really a short port. Although I bought my Tomato flashed router quite a while ago, it was only now that I started looking into the features of this software. As such, I’m pretty much impressed by what I had in front of me. Indeed,...



A Raspberry PI Seedbox Using Transmission Client
on Dec 21, 2012 in Linux Raspberry PI bittorrent transmission transmissionbt I’ve seen people in the net asking on how to make a seedbox for the raspberry pi (download whole linux distributions through bittorrent without turning on your desktop computer – the PI makes a great low-power solution for this). It’...



Running a Caching Proxy Server with Traffic Optimization Using Ziproxy and Squid In Raspberry PI
on Dec 21, 2012 in Linux open source Raspberry PI Squid Proxy Traffic Optimization Ziproxy A week ago, I received my Raspberry PI through the mail. Due to real life issues, I wasn’t able to do testing on this small ARM computer. So after buying a cheap usb wifi dongle and assembling the casing, I decided to try a real life probable u...



A Linux Rant
on Nov 24, 2012 in Linux open source desktop This is a short rant I would like to say out there. I know, I know, the links which I will post here are outdated, but I still think its relevant. Before you go and bash me for being a totally bad guy, please take note: 1. I have been in the Linux wo...



How to force TLP to run on a laptop with a defective upower daemon – Programming in Perl
on Nov 5, 2012 in Linux Programming laptop Lubuntu perl power power supply samsung Samsung 535u3c TLP ubuntu UPower is an abstraction for enumerating power devices, listening to device events and querying history and statistics. Any application or service on the system can access the org.freedesktop.UPower service via the system message bus. Some operations...



Optimize Power Settings on Your Laptop with TLP in Lubuntu/Ubuntu
on Nov 2, 2012 in Linux Lubuntu optimize power power savings samsung Samsung 535u3c Samsung Series 5 TLP ubuntu Ultrabook This is the third in the series while optimizing my Samsung Series 5 535u3c Ultrabook. With the default Lubuntu/Ubuntu settings, power consumption isn’t that optimal. In fact, the power my ultrabook uses when idle averages about 11-12W (basical...



Bash Script for Brightness Controls For Samsung 535u3c in Lubuntu/Ubuntu/Linux
on Oct 27, 2012 in Linux Programming A6-4655m AMD bash brightness brightness control lcd lcd brightness Lubuntu samsung Samsung 535u3c ubuntu The default linux display drivers in Xorg for Lubuntu which I installed in my Samsung 535u3c ultrabook doesn’t work for the lcd brightness settings (xbacklight doesn’t work for this notebook). After setting up my sound successfully, this...



Audio Fix for Samsung 535u3c and Lubuntu/Ubuntu
on Oct 25, 2012 in Linux alsa Lubuntu samsung Samsung 535u3c sound ubuntu Ultrabook Wubi I recently bought a Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook Model 535u3c, which is powered by an AMD Dual-Core A6-4455M with 7500 Radeon Graphics to replace my 3 years running aging Benq netbook (which is admittedly physically banged up enough with lots of abuse)...



ARP Poisoning and Detection
on Nov 3, 2011 in Linux Security Windows arp poisoning hacking networks security wireshark Many people don’t really know about the ARP or the Address Resolution Protocol. This protocol is a common protocol used in local area networks. To define it, the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a telecommunications protocol used for resolu...



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