install an ipk file on ubilinux (MRAA)

Another in my Intel Edison series, this time I will explain how to install an ipk file (in this case MRAA) onto an Intel Edison flashed with the Ubilinux software. Open a terminal window ssh root@ed.i...

Intel Edison flash arduino via wifi SSH (linux)

Hi all I recently acquired an Intel Edison with Arduino mounting board, along with the Seeedstudio Grove Starter Kit Plus (GEN 2). I quickly got tired of the quirky way to connect it to your PC (it re...

Do I really need gold plated HDMI leads?

Why, whenever I buy new audio/visual equipment do the salesmen always ask me whether I want gold plated cables to match, at only 10% of the cost of the equipment I am buying? I go into a shop with an ...

Audigy 2 Value digital I/O module hack bypass

I just purchased one of these cards from ebay specifically to play HD audio through the DVI port of my TV. No need for the Creative Sound Blaster Digital I/O Module at all to do this – all it ta...

Adding a new IP to apache2 web server

I have just had a second IP for my web server and wish to use it for a dedicated domain name. Here is how you configure apache2 to serve requests on that IP to a specific virtualhost assumptions: new ...

Adding a new IP to eth0 eth0:0

My server has multiple failover IP addresses. Mainly so I don’t forget, here is how to add a new failover IP under ubuntu (and I would assume any debian based distribution of linux): ssh into th...

Adding a service to ubuntu networking

One of the scripts I run on my server monitors various log files and watches for signs of intrusion attempts. I wanted the function to run at boot, but instead only let it run when the network is actu...