With Debian 7.0/wheezy getting closer to release time, it was time to try it out. It felt like a good idea to rather install Debian 7.0/wheezy on a new server than to stick to the current stable release, as it would save me upgrade time later. As with Debian 6.0/squeeze, it seems real hardware text [...]
Here’s how to convert the Coromaster Mach II garage opener, or probably any garage opener, to rolling code: Buy a rolling code receiver, eg. RX1-RC as per ET receivers, and as well as the matching remote(s), as many as you need, eg. TX1-RC (or TX2-RC or TX4-RC if you need to change more channels) as [...]
Had this problem with my garage door opening at random times. Figured it was the external fixed code receiver, so I replaced everything with rolling code receivers, with matching transmitters obviously. So big was my surprise when a friend visited and my garage door opened as he was locking his car. Turns out I forgot [...]
Having spent a morning helping to neaten a server cabinet of a client, I figured it was a good day to neaten a few other things as well. First I did some cabling inside my new Debian box. Then it was time to update my first article on text modes. Wanted to list the effect [...]
In with the new, Debian 6.0/squeeze. Unfortunately the new isn’t always all good. It seems the trend nowadays is to move to graphical interfaces, which leaves us old console hackers out in the cold. Yes, I prefer good old fashioned text modes. And when I say text mode, I mean hardware text mode, not the [...]
Been considering doing some writing for some time now. Maybe pen down solutions to problems I encountered and struggled with for a while. Maybe someone else would find my solutions worthwhile. Maybe it will help me as well. So, here goes. Hello world!