New site

July 07, 2021

Welcome to my new site! In another step to de-google myself I decided to ditch the materialize theme and use an ubuntu flavor via the vanilla framework.

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Updating dokku app to ubuntu 20.04

July 07, 2021

To update a heroku app from ubuntu 18.04 to ubuntu 20.04 you need to set the buildpack stack to a version with a "-20" tag.

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Attempts to cut a solder paste stencil - Part 3

May 20, 2021

I somewhat successfully cut a solder paste stencil containing a qfn-48 package with a rotary engraver!

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Attempts to cut a solder paste stencil - Part 2

May 12, 2021

More attempts at cutting a solder paste stencil with a rotary engraver.

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How to disable FLoC in Django

April 30, 2021

Here's how to supposively "disable FLoC" in django using middleware.

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Dahlgren 300z test cut of a solder paste stencil

April 12, 2021

I decided to see how good or bad the Dahlgren System 300z is at engraving by doing a test cut for a solder paste stencil.

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Configuring nginx to gzip static files

April 08, 2021

When using dokku the static files (css, js, etc..) are typically served by nginx but by default

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How to prevent ssh client from timing out

March 29, 2021

SSH drops idle connections after 30 seconds or something with the error client_loop: send disconnect: Broken pipe. Here's how to fix that...

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Can an old laser mouse be used as an encoder

February 07, 2021

High resolution encoders are expensive... old computer mice are dirt cheap.

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Installing arm embedded toolchain on ubuntu 20.04

January 22, 2021

Previously you could install and update the toolchain for arm cortex R and M cpu's using apt by just adding the ppa and doing a normal apt install, but that ended for whatever reason.

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