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[ratings] Recently I wanted to transfer data over the local network. I had to make an image of a drive, so I used dd. To do this I used nc to redirect stdin and sdtout as follows: It's important to set up the destination host first: [crayon-58f034f32fe03271042008/] On the source host you start the transfer with [crayon-58f034f32fe0b489999871/] nc is not limited to dd, you can redirect any stream you want to....

[ratings] When I was upgrading some laptops to Ubuntu 11.04 Natty there were no wifi drivers for broadcom 43xx installed afterwards. I had to use a cable to get into the internet. To solve this problem I installed three packages and got the wireless cards back to work. [crayon-58f034f32ffb5790956387/] During the installation the required modules are built. Test the wireless connection after [crayon-58f034f32ffba319933632/] If your wifi works now you can make the module be loaded every startup by appending b43 to /etc/modules: [crayon-58f034f32ffbc651687040/]...

[ratings] Are you tired of typing the password all the time when connecting to a ssh-session in unix? I am. The solution is very simple, the only thing you have to do is to add your public RSA-key to the remote user's keychain. First you have to generate the public RSA-key of your local user: [crayon-58f034f330338303697111/] Second you add the key to the remote user's keychain: [crayon-58f034f33033c201055073/] If you can't ssh-copy-id use cat to add the key: [spoiler][crayon-58f034f33033e498534486/][/spoiler] Now you will be able to engage...

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Normally you should be able to manage the dockstar over the ethernet, but what if you can’t establish no connection because you did something wrong? There is a serial connector inside the device we can use for debugging and other things.

1. Required: USB to TTL bridge

Some weeks ago I ordered an USB to TTL UART bridge on eBay, just to have it if I will need it. You also can buy it on amazon: USB2.0 an TTL UART 6pin Konverter seriell CP2102 ID9372 PAUB022
Here are some technical specifications of the one I bought:

All handshaking and modem interface signals
Data formats supported: 8-bit; 1 Stop bit
Parity: Odd, Even, No Parity
Baud rates: 300 bps to 921.6 kbps
512 byte receive buffer; 512 byte transmit buffer
Hardware X-On/X-Off handshaking
Event character support
6 Pins: 3.3V, RST, TxD, RxD, GND, 5V

[ratings] [qr][/qr] Since I installed pyLoad on my dockstar I used Jabber to get download statuses and add new packages. Then I updated pyLoad to v0.4.5 and saw there is support of an Android app. It's pretty cool though, you see every info you want to see when using a remote app. These three sections of the web interface are available: Overview, Queue and Collector. More or less the whole web interface is put into this app. There...