Recently I was gifted a used tablet from a friend. It is a Vulcan Excursion 10.1″ tablet that came stock with Windows 8.1 and was upgraded to Windows 10. Of […]
When the Ubuntu Repositories don’t work for your WiFi Device….
It is always interesting to me, how few WiFi devices seem to work with Ubuntu out of the box, yet so many are supposedly supported. Don’t get me wrong, I’m […]
Getting Firefox to trust unaccepted TLS certificates
I am certainly not one to accept a bad certificate without just cause. However, when you signed your own certificate I see no reason not to accept it for yourself. […]
Setting up a ZNC bouncer for IRC
Recently, a small group of really great computer guys invited me to their private IRC server. I followed several of their blogs, and was really honored that they would ask […]
Bluetooth Breakdown: Sending my own commands with gatttool
Yes, there is purposely one too many t’s in GattTool. Last time we looked at the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) packets being sent from my Android app to my home […]
Update to Rom/Kernel/TWRP building guide!
Hey everyone! Just wanted to let you know that I was able to finish and upload another hour worth of videos! That’s right, currently there is more than 9 hours […]
Video to Gif Command Line Conversion
This is really just a side note for myself. I tend to do something only once in a blue moon, and then consequently forget how to do that again later. […]
Today I had a strange occurrence. I couldn’t launch Chromium-browser on my Ubuntu desktop machine. The error I got was this: ERROR:browser_gpu_channel_host_factory.cc(121) And something about the profile was already open, […]
Ubuntu Touch: Making the plunge.
I recently took the plunge, and jumped in on a used Oneplus One phone, converting it to UBPorts community maintained Ubuntu Touch distro. Yes, I now have a true Linux […]
Getting permission to program the Bluefruit Feather board in Ubuntu
I am learning more every day by simply trying to play with my new toy: a Bluefruit Feather board! As I mentioned before, my brother got this little gadget for […]