A Raspberry Pi behind a 22″ TV

I had an old 22″ monitor standing around, where the integrated CD/DVD player was broken – but lucky me it still had a HDMI input, so… *g So I stuck the Pi with doublesided super strong mounting tape at the back of it, put some more “sticky points” to hold […]

Jacob Appelbaum’s keynote at the 29C3 in Hamburg

Jacob Appelbaum at the 29C3 keynote about the new, top-secret NSA building in the US and a couple of other things, what gave me the chills – mainly how the US government is – let’s say “performing”. You can watch it on YouTube. Or if you want to get the […]

Downloading “Astronomy Picture of the Day” with subtitles

Some time back I came across Astronomy Picture of the Day – some picture are really stunning. I wanted to have this as a wallpaper, but subtitled with the description (I still want to know what I am looking at!). So I wrote a Bash-script doing that for me. It […]

Latest XBMCbuntu doesn’t wake up via remote anymore

This short post describes a fix for a standby/wakeup problem with XBMC, latest XBMCbuntu (fully updated with Kernel 3.2.0-37-generic-pae and XBMC 2:11.0~git20120423.cd20772-1). For some reason I couldn’t resume/wakeup from suspend my XBMC system via the remote anymore. In earlier versions you might had something like echo USB3 > /proc/acpi/wakeup in […]