Jeremy Sands

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Yearly Archives: 2011

A ham radio operator’s guide to the 2011 SouthEast LinuxFest

Simplex Talk In:  146.520   Major Local Repeaters: 147.315+ (Net every Monday/Friday at 8:30 PM) Operated by SPARC – Moderate signal, but very close to hotel. 442.075+ (Net every Thursday, 8:30 PM) Operated by SPARC 147.165+ (Net every Thursday at 9:00 PM) Operated by GARS – Moderate signal, but far enough away to require an […]

Dual booting Windows 7 and Linux

Traditionally, if I have the time, I nuke all those little insignificant partitions that come on a HP/Dell/Acer/etc with Windows pre-installed when I partition up the hard drive for installation. Pro-Tip: Don’t delete the first tiny partition if it’s a Windows 7 machine. It’s important, and stuff. Luckily, I didn’t delete it … but when […]

LIRC ignores delay, repeat, config file

So, LIRC started acting up on you? You have a problem with buttons being hypersensitive and repeating many times? LIRC ignores you telling it to disable repeat? When you run the command “irw” … nothing happens? Well, here’s the bizarre and almost undocumented fix. Apparently the kernel has decided it can handle RC-6 (infrared protocol) […]