It was another great weekend with DIY idea:)
Its a kind of mini lamp for the desk with nice colors.
Your own weatherstation
Create a own weather station or temperature monitoring using a tiny digital temperature sensor.
I use this setup to monitor a server room, and outdoor temperature and as a weather station.
This project consists of interface between RS-232F and the Dallas one Wire system.
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Ambilight for your monitor
Ambilight-TV is great, why not for your home monitor?
Build your own ambilight for home PC!
What you need:
– 2 Cold light cathodes (Length: 316mm)
– 1 Inverter
– 2 Cables about 1 meter
– Solder, Soldering Iron and equipment
Excuse the downtime
Some funny downtime excuses:
Make your linux speaking
echo 'you are a loser' | festival --tts
for count in $(seq 1 10) ; do espeak "Go Away" ; done
Make speaker louder:
1 2 3 4
amixer -c 0 sset Master,0 100%; amixer set Master 100% # or amixer set PCM 100%
Another funny things:
export DISPLAY=:0 xmessage 'YOU ARE BEING WATCHED. MUHAHAHAHahaha'