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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops

Ubuntu and LTSP can provide a platform for providing desktops environments in many different ways. LTSP already comes with these client scripts: kiosk – Firefox running locally on thin client. ldm – Linux desktop running remotely on local server. menu – Interactive Menu shell – Drop to root bash shell running locally on thin client. Read more about Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops[…]

How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®

Running Windows allows you to easily access proprietary closed source vertical market software. Using  an Azure Nvidia Tesla virtual machine lets you run graphic intensive programs in the cloud. For instance 2D and 3D CAD Drafting, Video, and 3D educational tools. Even 3D games! O_O Coupled with BoXenLinux, and a decent Internet connection you can dramatically reduce Read more about How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®[…]

How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server

FreeRDP 2.0.0-r3 has improved microphone redirection. We can also enable sound, USB drive hotplug automount and redirection, multi monitor support, and video streaming. Install the FreeRDP nightlies: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb pub.freerdp.com/reposito… -cs)/ freerdp-nightly main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/freerdp-nightly.list’ wget -O – pub.freerdp.com/reposito… | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt update sudo apt install –yes freerdp-nightly Read more about How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server[…]

How to Build the Best Performance Drafting, or Gaming Computer for Only $345

Building your own performance rig is fun! This guide assumes you have access to free or very cheap keyboard, mouse, and monitor. If not look at thrift stores. Prices include shipping, and taxes. $75 Barebones Kit $60 Graphics Card $140 CPU $30 Memory $40 Solid State Drive $345 If you don’t have your own case, Read more about How to Build the Best Performance Drafting, or Gaming Computer for Only $345[…]

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How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater

A couple of years ago, I purchased a Netgear WNDR4300SW from a thrift store for $5. With 128MB of flash, and 128MB of RAM it’s pretty decent. More info here: openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/n… Having an Atheros AR9344, AR9580 2.4GHz:b/g/n 5.0GHz:a/n WiFi chipset makes it a perfect candidate for Linux. The USB 2.0 port makes it possible to Read more about How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater[…]

How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly

Build a chroot client The Greek Schools repository  sudo add-apt-repository –yes ppa:ts.sch.gr Grab freerdp’s key  cd /etc/ltsp sudo wget pub.freerdp.com/reposito… Option 1 – with command sudo ltsp-build-client –purge-chroot –mount-package-cache –mirror ‘http://azure.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/’ \ –apt-keys ‘/etc/ltsp/ADD6BF6D97CE5D8D.asc, /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/ts_sch_gr_ubuntu_ppa.gpg’ \ –extra-mirror ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ts.sch.gr/ppa/ubuntu bionic main, pub.freerdp.com/reposito… freerdp-nightly main’ \ –late-packages epoptes-client freerdp-nightly –prompt-rootpass \ OR, Option 2 – using my Read more about How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly[…]

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[…]