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How to Setup Private Internet Access VPN for Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are great to help you keep your Internet traffic secure. VPN’s do two things. First they encrypt your data so no one can tell what you are looking at. Second, VPN’s also encrypt the location of … Continue reading

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How to Retrieve Data From Matlab Figures

I was using MATLAB to make several figures and I had saved them in the “.fig” format. A while later I misplaced the original data and I wanted to see if I could regain access to the data from the … Continue reading

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Upgrading Your Kernel – The First Thing You Should Do After Installing Linux

Whether you are installing linux for you desktop or for your server, the first thing you should do after installation is update your kernel. You kernel is the backbone of Linux and updating it to the latest version will help … Continue reading

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Fiberglassing a Rocket

Back in April 2011 myself and a friend bought a Forte Rocket kit from Apogee Rockets to complete my level one and two NAR certification flight. The kit used standard cardboard tubing and through wall fins. After spending the time … Continue reading

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Getting the Parts For My New RepRap Prusa

Here’s a list of all the parts for my Prusa Mendel RepRap where I bought them and their costs. $95Stepper Motors x 5 http://www.alltronics.com/ I got the Nema 17 2A bipolar 4 wire connection stepper motor. Any bipolar 4, 6, … Continue reading

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Linux Starace Dark Theme Completed

Here’s a video of my finished Linux Starace Theme. If you have any comments about the setup or anything else linux leave a comment below.

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AE499

I’m in a quadrotor independent study class which will culminate into my first professional publication. More delineation later!

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Change Login Sound Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Fedora – GNOME

If you ever feel like changing your login sound it’s a piece of cake. Go to Preferences -> Startup Applications. Look for an application called “GNOME Login Sound” and click edit. Delete the previous command and use vlc running in … Continue reading

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How to Import a Large CSV file to MySQL

I recently had to import a large csv file into mysql. Here’s how I did it. Also be sure that you have an ssh account/access to the terminal on the computer with the sql server. 1. Create the table you … Continue reading

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Step By Step How to get Hibernate Working for Linux (Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 11)

What Hibernation Is and Does Hibernation takes all the data in your ram and stores it on your hard drive and then powers down the computer. The data is stored in a special type of partition called a swap partition … Continue reading

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