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Backing Up using cron and rsync

The rsync script for this is in /home/markp/scriptsit creates a log file in /home/markp/backupsit backs up to an external e-sata hdd mounted at /external in fstabit needs to be copied to /root so that it can run as a sudo … Continue reading

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DD WRT dual SSID Access Points using vlans – Routers with gigabit switches

Main thing to bear in mind when setting up these devices is that conceptually the wifi AP needs to seen as quite separate from the setting up of the switch for the vlans etc. So the creating of the vlans … Continue reading

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Mediatek USB 11n wifi adaptor in ubuntu

See here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/457061/ralink-148f7601-wifi-adapter-installation

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Epson 3490 Photo Scanner in Ubuntu 15.10

After years of this device (cheap on ebay) sat on the side it works! Thanks to http://geekswastingtime.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/install-epson-3490-photo-in-ubuntu-1204.html Download and extract the following file to your home directory… Esfw52.bin.tar go to a command prompt sudo apt-get install sane libsane-extras simple-scan sudo … Continue reading

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