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CadSoft Eagle and Fedora Linux x86_64

CadSoft’s Eagle (a well known CAD tool for designing PCBs) is not compatible as-is with Linux 64 bit. In my case, after a fresh

Solaris 10 x64 and Symbios SYM22801 (and other LSI SCSI controllers)
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Solaris 10 x64 and Symbios SYM22801 (and other LSI SCSI controllers)

Today I’ve discovered that the very common Symbios 22801 (aka Symbios Logic 53c875) SCSI controller is (unexpectedly) failing to be recognized by Solaris 10

I²C Anemometer: cheap wind data logger
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I²C Anemometer: cheap wind data logger

Lately I’ve been wondering if a wind-generator could help me lower my electricity bill (since my home server burns continuously some hundred watts per

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CyberzOrg::Event library: typesafe event handling in C++

Event is a little library built on top of boost::signal and boost::mpl that allows the user to declare in a simple way an

SVGPan: a Javascript SVG (Viewer) Pan/Zoom/Drag library
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SVGPan: a Javascript SVG (Viewer) Pan/Zoom/Drag library

Some time ago the need for a browser-compatible vectorial language pushed me to consider the SVG markup language (I won’t say anything about Internet

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Bode and Nyquist diagrams using GNU Octave

Using GNU Octave is easy to plot Bode and Nyquist diagrams, as follows: bode(zp([], [-1*i, i, -1], 1)) nyquist(zp([-0.5], [0.

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Bacula mail changer script (aka poor man's autoloader)

I enjoy Bacula for automated home backups on DLT and DDS tape drives. Being used at home there’s no – obviously – big-dollar-company-manager to ask for

Some applications using I²C
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Some applications using I²C

Parallel and serial ports are disappearing from today’s pc making life harder for the people who wants to connect their home-made devices to a

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Nagios nrpe and sudo: "NRPE: Unable to read output"

On CentOS 5 (and RedHat EL as well), you can encounter the following behaviour when configuring an nrpe plugin with sudo: [andrea@feyd ~]$ /usr/lib/

Tags: Linux, Nagios, Sudo, Unix
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Using samba with autofs on Fedora 9

Mount a samba share on the fly without having it mounted statically at boot via the /etc/fstab file can bring you the advantage of

Tags: Linux, Samba