XRF Temperature Sensor -> XRF Slice of Pi

Over the last few days I have been working on getting my XRF Sensors all working with my Raspberry Pi. I have 3 XRF Temperature sensors. WHen I got them I updated the sensors to use a different Channel so that if someone else in the neighbourhood uses XRF we do not clash (in the […]

Install Node.js v0.8.2 on Raspbian

Perform the following steps to get Node.js v0.8.2 installed on Raspbian (The latest OS release for the Raspberry Pi) Prep the system and get all the components needed to compile sudo apt-get install git-core build-essential Download the source and patch it git clone https://github.com/gflarity/node_pi.git git clone https://github.com/joyent/node.git cd node git checkout origin/v0.8.2-release -b v0.8.2-release git […]

Mitsubishi ASX Dodgy Trip Computer & Poor Fuel Economy

When we bought our ASX we went for the 2WD 1.8 DiD Diesel as it was much more responsive than the petrol. While it did cost more we felt that due to its improved fuel efficiency over the petrol variant it would be worth it. The official stats for the car are as follows Driving […]

rsync hanging between Mac OSX Lion (10.7.3) and Windows Home Server

I have a script with some rsync commands for backing up a load of folders with photos etc (I also have time-machine but this provides me with duplication). The backup is running between my Macbook Air running Lion (10.7.3) at the moment to my Windows Home Server (V1) Most times I run rsync with lots […]

Remote Start on Mitsubishi ASX (With SmartKey)

With the few cold/frozen mornings we have recently I remembered why I liked keeping my car int he garage. Unfortunately the ASX doesn’t really fit with the dryer in there as well. There is an official remote start from Mitsubishi but its designed only for automatics and comes in around $500 which is way more […]