Live Audio Feed Server Build

Posted: October 11, 2014 in Uncategorized


So, here’s the jist of our current build: We’re bringing in the live audio from the surrounding counties using a GRE PRO-2096 digital trunk tracking scanner which is tuned to Fire/EMS/Police Dispatch and TAC/OPS channels for Wake and Johnston County’s, with priority set to Johnston’s VHF paging system, at the moment, due to me running their calls for photos. I have one TRS output from the receiver’s external speaker jack going to a set of amplified desktop speakers and the other (coming off of a Y-Splitter) is going into the sound card of my production server. I finally made the switch over from the development server earlier yesterday, with a few upgrades along the way.

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It’s been a while… but I’ve been crazy busy lately. But here’s my new server build 🙂

So first off, I learned how to use wget to download a password protected (read: authentication required) file on a remote server. It’s actually much easier than I anticipated and only took around 15 minutes to figure out. Here’s the jist…

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#!, OpenBox and Conky

Posted: November 25, 2013 in Ideas, IT, Linux, Scripting, Thoughts
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OpenBox + Conky on CrunchBang

OpenBox + Conky on CrunchBang

I asked a question regarding CrunchBang last night in the largest Linux group on Facebook and after some serious debate, I set off in installing it on my Lenovo S9 netbook.

I couldn’t be more pleased. It’s extremely stable, very fast and I must say that it looks pretty damn good!

Now, I’m relatively new to the Openbox window manager, having only used it briefly with Arch. So with that said… Read the rest of this entry »

War Driving 101
War Driving 101

Getting Started

In order to follow this tutorial, you must have either a working LiveCD/USB disto of Linux or a bootable distro on your hard drive. I am using Ubuntu 10.04LTS for this tutorial and it is tailored as such. If your distro is different, modify your commands appropriately (ie, yum/RPM instead of aptitude). Read the rest of this entry »

Do you have a Dynamic WAN IP address for your homebrew server? Do you need a way to keep track of the address in the likely event that it changes?

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