Monthly Archives: July 2011

Moving along

Contingency Planning The TV channels changed again in the hotel room. First they replaced the animal channel with a religious channel. The channels moved last week. And as of yesterday, most of the programming is “torture” (with visible images) and … Continue reading

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Troubles

It is hard for me to write. I feel sick. The brand new insulin that I bought yesterday does not feel right. I am nauseous, reeking ketones, numb in my feet, and having problems seeing. I suspect tampering with the … Continue reading

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Time, Space, and Money

I spent a little bit of time on drafting a budget today as my “paying bills activity.” My housing expires on august 5 (someone has kindly paid $190/wk for me to stay cool somewhere), and my truck still doesn’t run. … Continue reading

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Runs

A working dogscript So the superscript that runs the dogscript is: supersetup.sh, and its output goes to the file supersetup.log. It requires the file at the bottom of this post (setup5.sh) to be executable and in your bin directory. Code … Continue reading

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Choices and Acountability: Anarchic bash scripting

Setting Priorities from a Dog’s Point of View: A Dog Script So, i’ve invested a little bit of time in getting this program up and running. It has been a nice introduction to some of the structures in bash programming, … Continue reading

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Screen Works

I started to work on option 1, just writing a little bash display script, changing it to executable (chmod +x startup.bsh), and moving it into my bin directory (mv /root/startup.bsh bin). Nothing terribly ambitious from a programming point of view, … Continue reading

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Benchmark and Backup

So, I’ve in principle backed up the questionable boot sector and file system onto read only CDs. For analysis in my spare time. There is still a lot of the harddrive that has not been backed up, although it is … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing Input/Output devices

My linux machine can clearly read/write to USB in gui mode. I’m a little perplexed that I can’t get it to work in command mode. Obviously launching the gui requires init 5 privileges – maybe that has something to do … Continue reading

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Bad Day – Wine

I had a couple of pretty frustrating goals for the day, one of which was to download a Netter CD anatomy program that apparently runs under Wine. So, I downloaded the Wine software from the first site on this page … Continue reading

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Laptop Anatomy

I spent most of the day dissassembling and reassembling my laptop, taking pictures of everything. Given that the laptop was 2nd hand, I thought it best to have a physical visual of the parts, and not simply rely on what … Continue reading

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