I had an older Nokia and got a new one which I needed to upload my phone book to. In order to connect to Nokia 301 from Gammu, plug the phone in with a USB cable and select the "Modem" option on the phone. The others won't work.
Wammu is …Read the rest of this entry »
This script uses iptable forwarding and dnsmasq to share an internet connection with full relay of remote DNS servers and a local DHCP server. Before trying the script, here is the over all steps:
You connect to the internet in your normal fashion. For instance with a 3G dongle and …Read the rest of this entry »
A little tip that can really improve your battery life and give you peace of mind while working: Install thinkfan: A simple fan control program.Installation
Here is how it goes on Ubuntu: Step zero is to become superuser ( sudo bash ). Then you install the thinkfan …Read the rest of this entry »
DPH is a work-in-progress, and not everything is yet easy to realize. But you should still prepare yourself as a Haskell programmer, because this is really where Haskell can set off into uncharted areas of popularity and innovation.
As an exercise for a programming course, I developed a spell …Read the rest of this entry »
This post is for everyone who's realized that Django power does not come from the ability to easily write all the logic yourself -- rather it's the ability to integrate apps with each other, yet only messing about with your own source tree, and not the apps you've downloaded. And …Read the rest of this entry »
I've been coding a lot of ASP.NET lately using the whole Microsoft portfolio of dev tools, and I'm in total shock. I had expected to hate it, but not from rational reasoning, but rather because they made it. I thought it was sleek enterprise level stuff. But I was wrong... …Read the rest of this entry »
I did a Google search and since nothing came up, I'm writing this little tip on creating your own CMS by extending Django's flatpages. What's good about flatpages is that they're included in Django and has some basic code to get you started. But clearly they're not enough if you …Read the rest of this entry »
Here's a little step-by-step guide to getting your Rio Karma running on Ubuntu 8.04 with the new amazing Banshee 1.0. But first a little appetizer:
What we'll do is fetch some stuff to get the compilation of Banshee working, patch up the source code, compile it and then as a …Read the rest of this entry »
First off, I just got a replacement hard drive for the second time. A Hitachi Travelstar 1.8" (C4K20) compatible with the Karma is very hard to get, but Hitachi just started a new production, so if you need one, you should try to call Hitachi and ask, who's stocking them …Read the rest of this entry »
Booting is still at 50 sec. Same hardware as my previous test. This is a 0% change.
YaST is very much improved in terms of speed. All those scripts running prior to a system change are now faster. But after installing packages there are still a billion redundant scripts executing. …Read the rest of this entry »
In brief: New SUSE, first release from OpenSUSE.org, comes in OSS Edition (100% Open Source, only available on 5 CD ISOs) and Eval Edition (free and unlimited, but contains closed source. DVD or 5 CD ISOs), has been tested in 4 beta releases and 1 release candidate. This review …Read the rest of this entry »