Upgrading to CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1.2 on the Motorola Milestone X2 aka MX2 aka MB867 aka Daytona from Stock 2.3.6 (US Cellular)

Boot into stock 2.3.6 Enable other sources and USB debugging Connect to Ubuntu, open terminal, and run root script. extract root.zip ./rootscript Install recovery sudo adb install MOTODX2_Bootstrap_signed.apk Disconnect USB Install recovery, wait Reboot into recovery Install from SD card cm10-01272013-unofficial-mx2.zip gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip Data and Cache wipe MX2_CM9_WIFI.zip Reboot Skip setups enable airplane mode, disable location Read more about Upgrading to CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1.2 on the Motorola Milestone X2 aka MX2 aka MB867 aka Daytona from Stock 2.3.6 (US Cellular)[…]

How to Save Money by Conserving Power

The problem is the aggregation of all the power leaks, because how PGE charges you based on time of day, and the way the tiered pricing works. If you use a little too much it can dramatically increase your bill. Depending on what plan your signed up with Tiered, and/or time of use. Fr0m around Read more about How to Save Money by Conserving Power[…]

What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?

A very confusing topic! Don’t worry I figured it out. =] There are four major networks in the USA: Verizon, ATT, T-mobile, and Sprint. I will refer to these 4 as networks.  They all have different coverage in different areas. In order to be sure which is best for you, you can consult their maps. ask Read more about What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?[…]

pfsense OpenVPN Ubuntu client bug and fix

The OpenVPN export package in pfsense does not work out of the box for Ubuntu linux clients.  The fix lies with editing the VPN configuration after importing it. You can do this with the following tool: nm-connection-editor click on the connection then click the cog: Edit the selected connection Click “Advanced” Click the “TLS Authentication” Read more about pfsense OpenVPN Ubuntu client bug and fix[…]

How to find any file or folder with a trailing space in it’s name, and delete the trailing space

Windows does not know how to handle files or folders whos name ends in a space. Usually Windows won’t allow you to delete these files, and other bizarre behavior. This is a simple bash command to fix that.  

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How to create a $15 Point of Sales with a Droid X and Square. Howto root, unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4), and Square Register.

The Droid X is Motorola phone sold by Verizon. It has an SD slot and HDMI out. You can buy good condition used ones on eBay for $15 here. 4.3 inch Screen (~61.0% screen-to-body ratio) More specifications Complete guide to getting the Square Register App on the Droid X If it’s booting then you can Read more about How to create a $15 Point of Sales with a Droid X and Square. Howto root, unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.4), and Square Register.[…]