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“Easy” remote-admin — take 2

In my previous post I described a method for a boot-activated remote-admin option for my parents’ computer. On 2nd thought, it is not always a good idea to rely on changing system-wide configurations (such as sshd_config, firewall…) In this post … Continue reading

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“Easy” & quite safe remote-admin for parent’s linux machine

Yes, I know about KDE desktop sharing, FreeNX and relatives… and again yes, this is nothing new, but someone might still find it useful. I wanted and needed something simple, something that could be activated in the bootloader menu (grub … Continue reading

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Small project #12 ⅔ — IKEA Samtid mood-light BT firmware

A user of the “new” version of the lamp has undertaken the heroic task of writing the Bluetooth code for controlling it! Here’s a sneak-peak:

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Small project #3 — IR controlled MOSFET with PWM

Want one? Check out tindie.com This little thing is a variation of a previous project, but now with a majority of the parts in SMD packages. Needles to say it is also a lot smaller. The 2nd biggest difference is … Continue reading

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Adding IR remote control

Recently I bought a small IR remote control + matching (38kHz) demodulating receiver at Adafruit. I just couldn’t find such a small remote over here. As it turns out the remote uses the extended NEC data format, which is nicely … Continue reading

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