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[…]

How to Automatically Turn Airplane Mode on When Connected to WiFi

How to automatically turn on Airplane mode when you are connected to WiFi. Then turn on WiFi again. Using Automate. On a rooted Android smartphone. Flow looks like below screenshot. Run the flow, Turn off logging, and check “start running flows on device boot”. Tags: Android, How To, WiFi

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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[…]

Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast

First test to make sure your Wifi adapter is compatible with Miraclecast: github.com/albfan/miracl… wget raw.githubusercontent.co… wget raw.githubusercontent.co… chmod u+x test-hardware-capabilities.sh ./test-hardware-capabilities.sh Install miraclecast repo: launchpad.net/~thopiekar… sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thopiekar/miraclecast sudo apt-get update github.com/albfan/miracl… Steps to use it as sink shutdown wpa_supplicant and NetworkManager systemctl stop NetworkManager.service systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service launch wifi daemon sudo miracle-wifid & launch Read more about Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast[…]

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. =] I will go over topics such as: Networks, Coverage, Technology, Resellers, Roaming, Lifeline (Free low income smart phone and monthly service), Prepaid, Cellphone hardware, Unlocking, Voice over IP (VOIP), Credo Mobile, Google Voice, Google Fi, Republic Wireless & Freedompop. All in the context of Read more about What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?[…]

The best pico and nano sized quadcopters (quads or drones) that fit inside their controllers

Just fun for flying Quadcopters that fit inside their controller I use drone and quad interchangeably in this article to refer to quadcopters. Quads come in many different sizes. Not all manufacturers agree on a naming convention. Here is what I think makes the most sense. From smallest to biggest: Pico, nano, micro, mini, mid, Read more about The best pico and nano sized quadcopters (quads or drones) that fit inside their controllers[…]

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[…]