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Simple Weather Bash Script

This simple weather bash script was written with the intention of piping it to a text to speech program such as flite or festival. However, it can be used for any sort of text notification such as printing to the … Continue reading

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Sheevaplug

Well I got a sheevaplug. I don’t feel like writing now so I’ll update this as I feel like it. Reserved for sheevaplug

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Linux Voice Recognition and Speech Home Automation

Here is a video I made for the Syno contest: Please read more!! I was able to successfully cross-compile and run Julius Voice Recognition Engine on my Synology DS209.http://julius.sourceforge.jp/en_index.phphttp://voxforge.org/home/downloads#QuickStart%20Anchor I am working on trying to compile Festival w/ MBROLA engine … Continue reading

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CM11a, Heyu, and domus.Link running on Synology NAS

I have an old HD11a which is just a re-branded CM11a, and I verified that it does work through the usb/serial converter I have. Using optware ipkg (ipkg is a must!) I was able to install HEYU. They also have … Continue reading

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Cross-Compiling Bottlerocket for CM17a Firecracker on Synology

Cross-Compiling Bottlerocket, which uses the Firecracker CM17a:http://www.linuxha.com/bottlerocket/ Following the 3rd-party app integration guide; configure, make, make install. This puts it in your local machines /usr/local/bin. You then have to upload the program ‘br’ to your Synology in the same directory.Set … Continue reading

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Home Automation on Synology NAS

I am the proud owner of a Synology DS209j NAS. This NAS has firmware that allows much more than just storage. While I only wanted one computer on 2/47 in the house. I also wanted a home automation server. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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I got one of these to help me map the circuits in my house for X10 use. With this you can do it without turning the power off to see what is on what circuit.

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