The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100

$99 + $9.99 shipping. No taxes or other fees. I disabled all paid trials. Instructions are below. The big reason I choose Android vs iPhone (iOS) is the fact that I can have free WiFi hotspot tethering on any carrier.  Apple allows the carrier to disable this hardware in order to charge you for this Read more about The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100[…]

How is airplane mode better for your health?

Airplane mode turns off all 5 radios. Cellular, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, and NFC. (Most of the time you can then turn back on individual radios as needed even with Airplane mode enabled). Some people are sensitive to electromagnetic radiation at the frequencies at which these radios broadcast.  All but the NFC radio are broadcasting in Read more about How is airplane mode better for your health?[…]

Wireless Thinclient based on iPXE, and Thinstation connected to local cloud based on KVM-VDI using Ubuntu 16.04. (boXenbaby)

Goal: Make a tiny (< 50MB) thinclient OS that can be loaded by iPXE over LAN, WIFI, or WAN using HTTP and HTTPS. I should load completely into RAM. It should be able to support these client applications/protocols: RDP, VNC, SSH, SPICE, X2Go. It should also have a web browser kiosk mode (Google Chrome). My Read more about Wireless Thinclient based on iPXE, and Thinstation connected to local cloud based on KVM-VDI using Ubuntu 16.04. (boXenbaby)[…]

KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

Sweet new open source project: https://github.com/Seitanas/kvm-vdi It is required to run the installation readme above to use KVM-VDI. KVM-VDI does not come with a built in LTSP (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into a KVM-VDI, and want full control using lts.conf. Run the Read more about KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial[…]

Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in Spice (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into a KVM VDI. I use the virt-viewer package. Run the following on your Ubuntu LTSP server:

NOTE: You can also add this to the build client config Read more about Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu[…]

How to perform a carrier reset on a Sprint phone. –> ##72786#

From: https://support.freedompop.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2062/session/L3RpbWUvMTQ2MDQxMTEwOS9zaWQvbVhuV3JOTm0%3D A carrier reset is almost always necessary if you’re activating a device or if you’re having trouble receiving voice, text, or a data connection. This reset sends your device’s new information to the network so that you can get service. Note: If unable to perform reset over WiFi, disable option in settings and Read more about How to perform a carrier reset on a Sprint phone. –> ##72786#[…]

Ubuntu LTSP Improved Kiosk screen script using openbox, firefox, and xdotool fullscreen mode

Install openbox, firefox, and xdotool in your ltsp chroot by running ltsp-chroot apt-get install openbox firefox xdotool exit ltsp-update-image My Command for starting Firefox in full screen mode. It’s so bad! I wish “firefox -fullscreen wo openbox & firefox & sleep 5 && xdotool key F11 Download screen script: firefox Put it Tags: iOS, LTSP, Ubuntu

VNC Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in VNC viewer (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into MacOS or Android OS’s. I use the xtightvncviewer package. Run the following on your Ubuntu LTSP server: ltsp-chroot apt-get install xtightvncviwer update-alternatives –config vncviewer #You Read more about VNC Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu[…]