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Command line monitoring tool for ethOS

November 12th, 2017 No comments

This perl script displays general & per-GPU stats for an ethOS system. There’s nothing here you can’t get from the ethosdistro.com admin panel or show stats command, but it’s useful for viewing much of that info in a more organized fashion from the command line.

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Playing around with GD, PHP and Latitude/Longitude

April 12th, 2008 No comments

A friend of mine asked whether or not I could create a service like MapLoco. They log the IP addresses of your visitors and create a nifty little map showing where they come from.

I told him that as long as I could get the latitude and longitude for a given IP address, I could very likely do it. Half an hour later, I had created a simple proof of concept example. Read more…

Using a sound card as a Music on Hold source in Asterisk

December 15th, 2007 6 comments

Using the line-in port with Trixbox or PBX-in-a-Flash (PiaF)

Asterisk is a fantastic piece of software. You get world class PBX functionality for free, in a package that you can reliably run on a desktop computer.

One area that Asterisk isn’t as world class in is Music on Hold (MoH). Sure, it’s there and it works, but it starts playing a file from the beginning whenever someone is placed on hold. If you have customers who call regularly, they’re hearing the same part of the same files all the time – not ideal.

What I wanted to do was use my MP3 player as a MoH source Read more…

Google Earth Escher

May 18th, 2007 No comments

I was goofing off with Google Earth today and came across this:

google_escher

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