Radio gear - Realistic Pro-32 scanning receiver

I recently started looking again into electronics, and radio-related stuff. Not enough time for it, but I'm trying my best :P

During the last few months I was able to score a few CB radios for a good price on the local Amsterdam monthly flea market.

A couple of weeks …

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found it... sieveshell

If you're wondering how to install sieveshell on Ubuntu (12.X), search no more, there's no such package. Instead, this tool is contained in the cyrus-admin package. Just do an aptitude install cyrus-admin and you're set!

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yay! tmux

It's been a long time since I've posted anything in here. In the meantime, I've changed my job (2 times), I've moved to another country :)

Just started using tmux, as a replacement for GNU screen. So far - so good, except that the default C-b control combination is not too convenient …

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Disabling pfsync0 pseudo-interface on FreeBSD

Often on FreeBSD servers you can see the pfsync0 pseudo-interface up:

[root@bsd ~]# ifconfig
...(skipped)
pfsync0: flags=0<> mtu 2020 
 syncpeer: 224.0.0.240 maxupd: 128

Unless you are running a pf firewall with redundancy, you won't need this, moreover on CPanel/WHM enabled servers, Cpanel sometimes tries to …

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Jawa 650 Classic - left handlebar controls - wiring diagram and schematics

I'm the happy owner of a Jawa 650 Classic motorcycle, and as the title says - here's the wiring diagram and schematics for the left handlebar controls. Unfortunately I had to replace them and had to rewire all the cables since the new controls were a little different and had a …

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Yamaha Virago XV125

I'm finally selling my bike... Not that I really want to, since it's very nice and durable, but because I have a more powerful one...
New chain+sprockets, new spark plugs. Almost new air and oil filters.

XV-125

XV-125

XV-125

XV-125

XV-125

UPD: It's sold

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Magellan Naviroad 1324 GPS settings for Navitel

Using softbutton and a few hacks to the .xml files on the device, I was able to start Navitel on this GPS.
Initially it came with US, Canada and Puerto Rico maps only, and I couldn't find any good maps for Eastern Europe, so I decided I should run some …

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simple named.conf for a caching nameserver on Slackware-current

You can control which networks/IPs can recursively access this nameserver by 'tweaking' the 'localnet' and 'remote-rec' ACLs

// /etc/named.conf
acl     localnet { 192.168.2.0/24; 127.0.0.1; };
acl     remote-rec { 1.2.3.4; };
options {
    directory "/var/named";
    /*
     * If there is a firewall between you and …
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using multimedia keys in fluxbox

To be able to control the mixer/pcm volume with the multimedia keys on your keyboard/notebook while using the fluxbox window manager, just add the following lines to your \~/.fluxbox/keys :

None XF86AudioLowerVolume :ExecCommand amixer -q set Master 5%- unmute
None XF86AudioMute :ExecCommand amixer -q set Master toggle
None …
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Installing Slackware Linux on an EeePC 701 by PXE

Just a few notes on this matter. I've used my notebook (running slackware 13.0 too) as a pxe server to install slackware on my Asus EeePC 701.

  • Install dhcpd

    slackpkg install dhcp
    
  • Sample dhcpd config:

    floyd[~]$ cat /etc/dhcpd.conf
    # dhcpd.conf
    #
    # Configuration file for ISC dhcpd (see 'man …
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