Category Archives: Linux

Conky Pi.

This post is all about Linux. Not a smidge of ham radio included. During my Intense Reloading of Linux Period (IRLP), I sampled many different distros on several different machines, and one of them really caught my eye – CrunchBang. … Continue reading

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What’s in your shoe box?

This blog post is about 50/50 ham radio/Linux.  We’ll start with the ham radio stuff. One of the institutions of ham radio that I have reluctantly embraced in recent years is LOTW – the “Logbook of the World”  – created and … Continue reading

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The serial port’s dark secret, and why you should always have a Plan B.

This post is certainly ham radio motivated, but it is 99% Linux. This event happened during my “Intense Re-installation of Linux Period” (not to be confused with any other type of IRLP) described in the previous post. I was working … Continue reading

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A fist full of distros…

Spoiler alert: I don’t think this is the most compelling blog post you’ll ever read, but it’s part of the story and I think it needs to be here. Feel free to skim along and look at the links, and … Continue reading

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Getting Started

We are a mostly Mac OS X household. The only computer running Windows in the house is a old T61 laptop, which I maintain because of certain software (ham radio applications, and geocaching) which I haven’t found replacements for under … Continue reading

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