While there are many solutions for remote access to a home machine, they never seem to meet my needs.
As I already have a persisted host on the internet from Digital Ocean, lets leverage that as a meet me node.
It is assumed that source and destination nodes have key …-->
As I don’t care for the noise of an optical drive while going to sleep, have been transcoding a few favorite DVDs to USB sticks.
ffmpeg is a versatile tool, but does not support import directly from DVD media.
mplayer does however, and can stream dump.
#!/bin/bash function …
So the majority of the NIMH packs have given up the ghost. May they rest in peace.
After much hemming and hawing, decided to replace them with Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) in a 12s1p configuration of Headway 40152S Cells. 15Ah x 36v. Not quite as energy dense as polymer, but …-->
As part of an ongoing contract, there was a need to parse and specifically classify traffic from multiple common log format files. As the rest of the stack in play was using Perl, the utility written to do so was also written in Perl. Yes, I know its 2020.
After being left stranded on the side of the road with a failed TFI… AGAIN. It’s time to pull the trigger and move to d585s LS2/Truck coils.-->
Gilboa was a bit more crowded this weekend, but got in quite a few good dives. Temps were in the mid 70s above 25’, and high 60s down to around 40’.-->
Saturday, Fezzik got the conversion bed and chair removed and a queen sized bed installed.-->
Moon and Saturn from 2016-06-13. Cannon T3i, 2X teleconverter, Meade Lightbridge 12”. no post.-->
Had a great trip out west to Denver. Lots of time spent enjoying the sights and sounds of the city and the surrounding areas.-->
Finally picked up an IrDA transciver based on mcs7780 chipset for getting Subsurface working with our Lunas. had a bunch of trouble getting it working with Linux, but found a wonderful walkthrough at kartadmin that laid out how to get it all working.
quote for quick reference:
In a previous life, I had built and deployed a partial yum mirror to speed up, and simplify, kick starting and deployment of supporting packages for an application stack. since there were multiple upstream yum repos that needed to be consulted (centos base, couchbase, epel, pgsql, etc), it made sense …-->
keeping state on the server side is a common hindrance to scaling out beyond a single server. anything you can have the client keep track of, you do not have to worry about synchronizing across nodes on the server side.
without getting into crazy stuff like ASN.1, wanted to …-->