Archive for the 'geek' Category

Laser Cut USB Key Case

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

The Why

I have a collection of USB keys each different version of OS X and Ubuntu so that I can do a complete reinstall from scratch. The collection was rattling around in my desk drawer, which was annoying.

What I really wanted was to put them in a case, ideally one that matched the other dvd and cd cases.

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Kinect, OpenNI, NiTE and Nuimotion Setup for Ubuntu

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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This is a follow up to my setup notes for OS X, here are my notes to setup Kinect, OpenNI, NiTE and Nuimotion on Ubuntu Desktop LTS 12.04 Precise.

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Kinect, OpenNI, NiTE and Nuimotion Setup for OSX

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

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Messing around with a Kinect, OpenNI, NiTE led me to a node.js app called Nuimotion.

In an effort to document successful install of all the required packages I created these instructions.

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Burning cds in OS X from the Command Prompt

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Looking for a quick way to burn an ubuntu linux cdrom, I found this quick way of burning an iso image from the command line:

hdiutil burn cdrom-image.iso

Apparently this will also do OS X dmg image files too.

For those like myself who like the command line tools, this is a good one to know about.

Howto setup Sendmail to use ISP SMTP server

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

In order for the WordPress emails to go out properly, I had to setup Sendmail to connect to my Internet Service Providers SMTP server.

More details after the cut.

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