Tag Archive: linux

Jul 01

Push a file to your Smartphone

This is a quick tip. If you need to push a notification to your smartphone, or even send a file, I recently stumbled upon "Pushbullet". I was looking for a solution to send a file (with automatic download) to my phone, via bash script on my raspberry pi. I've been using pushover for a while, …

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Jan 08

Share NFS from Windows

I recently bought a second raspberry pi, for the purpose of making it a "dumb" media center running XBMC (Raspbmc to be exact). I already have a media center PC running XBMC on Windows 7, and I wanted to connect my raspberry pi to the downloaded media, stored remotely on the Win7. First, of course, …

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Jun 01

The Raspberry Pi is Here

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A few months back I placed an order for a raspberry pi. For those who don't know what it is, it is a really cool project which is basically a computer for 35$ (Shipping for me almost doubled it, but that's to be expected). It is a board, which as 256MB Ram, SD-Card slot, 2 …

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Mar 14

Download all your Last.fm loved tracks in two simple steps

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I'm a fan of Last.fm online radio, and I have a habit of marking every good song that I hear as a "loved track". Over the years I got quite a list, and so I decided to turn it into my jogging playlist. But for that, I need all the songs downloaded to my computer …

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Nov 02

Showing video with Qt toolbox and ffmpeg libraries

I recently had to build a demo client that shows short video messages for Ubuntu environment. After checking out GTK+ I decided to go with the more natively OOP Qt toolbox (GTKmm didn't look right to me), and I think i made the right choice. So anyway, I have my video files encoded in some …

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