Wednesday, April 29, 2009

ATI RadeonHD Video drivers in Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

Want XVideo support for playing movies on Ubuntu with a RadeonHD card?  Add the following repos for the latest GIT packages.

deb jaunty main
deb-src jaunty main

Add public key

Monday, April 20, 2009

Household Hacker

Speedfit - Mobile Treadmill

Love your treadmill, but wish you could get outside more?  Well, enjoy both with the Speedfit - mobile treadmill.   Probably from the makers of the 'Solar Powered Flashlight'  :)

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Runlevels in Ubuntu

Was looking for a way to control runlevels in Ubuntu as with a standard INIT SYSV based system.  I found this document that explains how to make this happen:

Seamless Windows RDP integration

Just ran across this today and didnt realize there was a way to have just an application appear in an RDP session.  Appears to use a client installed in windows to do this called appropriately, Seamless RDP.

Idea obtained from this handy article:

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Tesla Downunder

A 'geek out' website containing all sorts of experiments / pictures with High Voltage / Lasers / and other impressive physical properties.