May
08
Just got a Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scanner. I got this to get rid of the mountain of paperwork that is piling up on my desk. Setup was supremely easy, basically get all of the bits from the box, through away the US power plug and install the software. Three CD’s later I had...
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May
07
I just got my Garmin Forerunner 305. I have been looking at this running watch for a long time, and finally decided it was the right one after Garmin released the Forerunner 405. I bought the 305 for two reasons, the first as a motivational tool for my running and as a...
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Dec
28
Just spent the last 3 days trying to get a MythTV box setup on Mum’s wireless network. I had everything working at home but when I tried to set it up on Mum’s machine it just wouldn’t connect to the network. online bingo rooms internet blackjack games internet...
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Dec
28
Lirc by default creates lircd.conf files with the following headers: name DViCO_Utraview bits 16 flags SPACE_ENC eps 30 aeps 120 I have found with my custom serial receiver (in this case the second one I have created) that you will find at times you have to walk right up to the...
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Sep
23
I got the Lian Li TR-3 and a bunch of quieter fans for my MythTv box. The installation of the TR-3 was pretty simple and it fitted into my Antec case without a problem. Also despite mentions of it nearly being impossible to use the brief instructions (it only has 2 buttons)...
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Aug
21
For all your Australian TV listings I have found Shepherd to be great. Two things to catch beginners out. The first is making sure the channel names match up with those set in the backend of Myth TV. These need to match exactly or you will miss out on channel information. The...
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Jul
20
We have been testing making drive images made with Self Image and found that you have to make sure that you created an entire drive image when creating an image. If you make an image of a partition then it is likely that you won’t be able to get all the parameters exactly...
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Jul
16
I needed to find some decent backup utilities for the office. We wanted to have a program that would perform a daily backup and FTP the files off site. The other necessecity is to be able to backup and restore the entire machine quickly. Found two good products, Cobian Backup and...
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Jul
01
For anyone trying to get a DViCo Fusion Dual Digital 4 PCI card working under Linux, then the following article is a great help. I was using Ubuntu, and the following guide got me the rest of the way to a working MythTV.
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Jun
30
We have finally finished building the deck. The deck was finished a week ago, but work has gotten in the way of blogging. The deck looks fantastic and the main task left is to seal the deck. I was really impressed with the final work. The steps edge out over the frame that...
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