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adding a cablebox to mythtv

  1. have a working DVR, who cares... Referred to as the 'digital crush', analog broadcasts will supposedly end in the US on February 17, 2009.  Few people I know are using over the air (i.e. no cable) set-ups, but for those who are, you can get two coupons for $40 each towards an over-the-air receiver […]

monitor your A/C and toaster from linux

Sorry to fool you, there's no great new linux script available, but instead it's a sad side-effect of the poor electrical wiring of my apartment that allows me to tell when the air-conditioner or toaster oven turns on in my apartment.  With a simple serial connection from a standard APC UPS, I get broadcast messages […]