Category Archives: Software

Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt3

Short-form notes on rebuilding the MooresCloud Holiday Lights from scratch and making the lights work. This is part 3/3, it covers building the fresh OS onto a memory card. You will need: A set of the lights with serial port … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt2

Short-form notes on rebuilding the MooresCloud Holiday Lights from scratch and making the lights work. This is part 2/3, it covers building a custom devicetree blob for the Holiday. You will need: A computer running Ubuntu or ‘Bash on Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Holiday – Pt1

Short-form notes on rebuilding the MooresCloud Holiday Lights from scratch and making the lights work. This is part 1/3, it covers getting access to the memory card and serial port. You will need: A set of the lights #1 Phillips … Continue reading

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They tolerate me, they really really tolerate me!

I am buzzed and a little freaked out right now. A while ago, I was playing around with Trac (the open source wiki/fault tracking/software project management tool) and felt the need to make it do something it didn’t already.  So … Continue reading

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New Microsoft article about Linux – done the right way

It’s actually a support article: The system time runs too fast on a Linux-based virtual machine that is hosted in Virtual Server 2005 R2 I’ve always* used both Windows and Linux in my personal and professional lives, so have basically … Continue reading

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General comments now available again

I had left comments set to require you to be registered and logged in to comment – not that good for encouraging feedback! 😳 I turned it on when I installed the OpenID plugin for authenticating comments and forgot to … Continue reading

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Why I love free software

Why do I love thee free software? Let me count the ways… Continue reading

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