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Well, I've been using the Linux "ip" command as the successor of "ipconfig" now for about 4-5 years. Never having read the manual page ever, only living by the online help of the command. The recent issue of the German computer magzine highlighted the usage of the "ip", many usages known to me. There were some gems in between however. Checkout the options (long form) '-color', '-brief', '-human' and '-json' (in combo with '-pretty) in the manual page.

chairraver :emacs: :arch: boosted

Zu verschenken (jepp):

Zwei USB DVB-C-Sticks:

Stick 1: Elgato Eye TV Hybrid - DVB-C und DVB-T-Stick, inklusive DVB-T-Antenne, ohne Software,
ähnlich dem hier:

DVB-C (unverschlüsselt) tut noch einwandfrei

As I guess an appetizer in my order of the CC2531 they included this little beauty, a capacitive touch switch. This is really useful for potentially many Arduino/ESP8266 projects. Often better suited than a mechanical switch.

Here's a link from some random seller.

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Let the fun begin.
Fresh from the post box. CC2231 flashed with coordinator software (at least that's what I ordered) so that I should now be able to connect to Zigbee HW from MQTT (and in turn from Node-Red) via the zigbee2mqtt bridge.

Again, build about 35 years ago.
192Kb dynamic RAM card. Top-level 1Kb from CPU 64Kb bank is shared between all banks (for bank switching). Most of the CPM BIOS was running in this card. The roughly 160Kb remaining was used as a RAM floppy drive.

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The Odroid C2 runs InfluxDB, MQTT, Node-Red and Pihole 5/Unbound in the future.
The Rock64 runs Wireguard VPN, Caddy, PostgresSQL, Nextcloud and TT-RSS.
And there is a Odroid C1 currently running Pihole 4 with local hack (3.10 kernel too
old for newer Pihole) and Unbound DNS resolver.Mut aufbringen (2/2).

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This morning I gathered the courage, to update the mainline kernels of my Odroid C2
and the Rock64 to 5.6.15, previously running 5.3.11 on Arm Arch Linux. On Arm this
always a touch more dicey than on X86. First there is no LTS kernel unless you are
using a distro with the original vendor supplied kernel version, which are somewhat old
and second, if there is problem you're in for a µSDHC swapping orgy between the Arm
board and your host system. Fortunately everything was smooth sailing. (1/2)

Posting some pictures in the coming days from old computer tech I build roughly 35 years ago when 6502 and Z80 were the hotness (and to a lesser degree 8080, 8085 and 6800).

The core of my CPM 2.2 system. Z80 CPU, 64k memory, 4k EEPROM containing boot code and CPM BIOS moved into bank switched additional memory on a different card. Nominally running at 4MHz, however ran with 5MHz. Everything hand wired and soldered.

Ballroom dancing classes in times of Covid.

Each couple in their own box. With enough distance in between.

Styles reduced to Cha-Cha, Rumba, Salsa, kind of Slow Waltz, Jive, Disco Fox. If you manage, possibly a bit of Tango.

And no of the good ones like Slow Fox, Quickstep and Vienna Waltz.

If you are in need of a dynamic DNS service to make you home router
reachable under a fixed DNS name, then check out

Primary focus is in IPv6, but also works for IPv4. You can even use
your own domain, if you have a currently unused one.

Works like a charm. With any AVM Fritzbox in particular. Config is a
simple cut/paste job. One building block for your home cloud storage.
Highly recommended.

Not my own discovery, but from the German computer magazin c't.

Once a again a re-stream of a Tedesci Trucks Band concert at RedRocks Amphitheater from July 2019.

WIth killer solos by Elizabeth Lea (trombone) and Ephraim Owens (trumpet) starting at the 50m mark.

What a ton of musician ship on stage.

chairraver :emacs: :arch: boosted

You know what, she looks like a burned mess, but she tastes amazing 👌

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I've been most thoroughly enjoying the recent re-streams on YouTube of concert recordings from the Tedesci Trucks band during this Corona time.
IMHO one of the best live bands on the scene today.

I'm sitting here, occasionally clicking the refresh button of the DSL-modem status page and nothing happens.

Because my f***ing internet connection is completely and utterly


Now my home office life is perfect. Switching my keyboard/mouse between company laptop and private PC for 26€. Second try though. More cheapo first try failed completely.

XFCE4 (w. openbox), kitty terminal, Emacs (w. elfeed RSS reader), 2nd screen for entertainment (mpd, youtube) and most importantly gkrellm (can't live without it).

Comparison between Android app myWorkouts connected to el-cheapo BLE breast band (top half) vs. Honor Band 5 (bottom half).

Honor Band 5 is practically useless for higher intensity workouts (why is there a bump the first 15m). And the Huawei Health app is ok, but seriously, only export/sharing as pictures?

Is there any decent alternate app for fitness bands, that gives some form of exports (XML,JSON,CSV) without any cloud shit.

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