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Flashing an AirLink router again and again with DD-WRT

I got an Airlink 101 AR430w router from a dude at a McHenry County Software Craftsmanship meeting. He had already flashed it with DD-WRT and like a moron I tried a web firmware upgrade to the latest build 21061 – … Continue reading

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Git Alias – ignore all whitespace

A talk at last year’s Chicago Code Camp spoke about Git aliases. Up until now I used shell aliases in the (wonderful) MINGW32 Git Bash shell, so “$ gs” is $ git status. $ git diff is something I use … Continue reading

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A New WordPress Install

Get the storage folder; redirect the domain there; Get the code into the target dir: $ svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/tags/2.9 . Copy wp-config.php $ cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php Get new secret keys: https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/ Edit wp-config.php $ vi wp-config.php Change dbname, hostname, password. … Continue reading

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Instructable – Refitting a Great American rain barrel

I was going to do this anyway, so I grabbed a camera and snapped while I drilled. I think it turned out OK. A bit specific, perhaps… Refitting a Great American rain barrel with a new heavy duty spigot. – … Continue reading

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EXIFutils to the rescue

Bette teaches kindergarten. She takes pictures, and as the computer consultant, I have to upload them to the Walgreens website. So I use iTag to review them and add the IPTC keyword tag “printme” to the ones she wants printed. … Continue reading

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Weller WTCPN Repair

I got a free day off today — and it’s too darn cold outside — so time to attack a few jobs that have been neglected. First was my old Weller WTCPN soldering station that I inherited from several jobs … Continue reading

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