Discounts and Free Resources for Nonprofits in Nevada County

The County of Nevada Nonprofit monthly office equipment giveaway. Google Gsuite for nonprofits Microsoft Office 365, and Azure for nonprofits Techsoup for Discounted software Asana, Trello, Slack, Splitwise, ourhome. You dont pay taxes on communication services if you are certain type of nonprofit. Tags: Amazon, Discount, FREE, Google, Internet, Nevada County, Nonprofit, Sprint, WiFi

How to Build a 12v Lithium Battery from old Laptop Cells. Then put inside a UPS to charge from home, or a Solar panel. In order to run your 120vAC, 12vDC, and 5vDC devices off-grid.

Building a 3S5P (3 in series, 5 in parallel) 12v Lithium battery pack from old 18650 laptop battery cells.  To put in an old UPS, and use as a solar charger and inverter to run 5v, 12v, 24v, and 120v devices.  Charging either with 120v AC, or a 15v-21v solar panel.   Ingredients: 15x 18650 cells Read more about How to Build a 12v Lithium Battery from old Laptop Cells. Then put inside a UPS to charge from home, or a Solar panel. In order to run your 120vAC, 12vDC, and 5vDC devices off-grid.[…]

List of 5GHz Wireless USB Wireless Adapters that May Work with Ubuntu in Monitor/AP Mode

​​​I’ve included the Alfa version of these adapters, but theoretically any adapter that uses these three chipsets will work: RT3572, RTL8814,  RTL8812.Alfa AC1200 AWUS036ACH Alfa AWUS052NH: amzn.to/2PEYjFVChipset: Ralink MediaTek RT3572Notes: Works out of the box! Not 802.11AC only 5GHz N. Alfa AC1900 AWUS1900:  https://amzn.to/2USgjRgChipset: Realtek RTL8814 RTL8814U RTL8814AU  Device info: wikidevi.com/wiki/ALFA_N… driver:  https://github.com/aircrack-ng/rtl8812auKali driver: sudo apt install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkmsNotes: Monitor mode must be set Read more about List of 5GHz Wireless USB Wireless Adapters that May Work with Ubuntu in Monitor/AP Mode[…]

How to Upgrade to the newest Mainline Kernel in Ubuntu 18.10 using Ukuu

Sometimes you need the newest mainline kernel to utilize some modern piece of hardware that was just added to the Linux kernel. There is a nice utility for doing that here:  github.com/teejee2008/uk… To install, simply run the below commands in a terminal: sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get install ukuu Then in dash call “ukuu” Read more about How to Upgrade to the newest Mainline Kernel in Ubuntu 18.10 using Ukuu[…]

Three ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone as a Video/Audio Source in OBS on Ubuntu 18.10 using IP Webcam

Read my previous article to install obs: jphein.com/how-to-instal… I will be using the free Android app called IP webcam. www.google.com/url?sa=t&… 1. Start and configure IP webcam. Run the server. You can use either USB or Wi-Fi. My Wi-Fi is rather slow, so I’ll be using a USB cable to connect my Android phone to my Read more about Three ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone as a Video/Audio Source in OBS on Ubuntu 18.10 using IP Webcam[…]

How to Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish

Hello, and welcome to my first broadcast. This evening I will be showing you how to install Open Broadcaster Software, aka OBS on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish. This is useful for recording or streaming how to’s such as these, or any other content. When recording audio in Ubuntu, you can install the low latency kernel Read more about How to Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish[…]

Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP

I had the idea to present the user with a PXE menu to install Ubuntu. After researching the idea, I decided to forgo this option, and utilize instead a zenity menu that could also be accessed by epoptes: github.com/jphein/boxen/… However if you are interested in the PXE boot menu, and netbooting into a Ubuntu install Read more about Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP[…]

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 18.10 to an USB 3.1 M.2 16GB Drive Using KVM

Requirements 16GB M.2 SSD Drive. Like this one: amzn.to/2DKwv1B I used a M.2 to USB 3.1 1st gen (USB 3.0) adapter. Like this one: amzn.to/2qUHUDj Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 ISO image. Download here: www.ubuntu.com/download/… Follow these steps. From: www.coolgeeks101.com/how… For a KVM example of a bootable USB drive, we will use Virtual Machine Manager to create a new virtual Read more about How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 18.10 to an USB 3.1 M.2 16GB Drive Using KVM[…]

Internet Options in Nevada County

Here are the broadband internet options available in Nevada County in order of speed: Comcast (Xfinity) SuddenLink Digital Path Smarter Broadband Succeend.net only in Lake Wildwood or Third party resellers like the local Spiral Internet AT&T 4G Hotspot Verizon Sprint AT&T T-mobile or third party resellers of the above networks… (!low on list because of Read more about Internet Options in Nevada County[…]