Author Archives: meltingrobot

Building a repository for CryptoCoin Mining

My hosting company got pwned and lost my entire VM about a week after I just happened to reinstall the desktop that I built all the RPMs on, so I lost my RPMS, Spec files, and SRPMS.  I might try … Continue reading

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CGMiner on Fedora 18 with Nvidia GPU

First, you need to install the Nvidia binary drivers from RPMFusion.  The below commands should handle that: sudo rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm sudo rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm sudo yum -y install kmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-devel Then, you need to download and install the CUDA software … Continue reading

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Setting up dvbhdhomerun on Fedora 17

As always, this guide assumes SELinux is off and that you have installed all updates and rebooted into the latest kernel.  I recently got a couple of HDHomerun devices.  I set an HDHomerun Dual awhile back with TVHeadend.  I just … Continue reading

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Spotify installation on Fedora 17 64-bit

What follows are exact commands for Fedora 17 (Might work with 16 still, not sure), I decided I would post the hoops I jump through to get Spotify running again.  In case you don’t know what Spotify is, it’s a … Continue reading

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Installing Broadcom Wireless drivers for late 2011 Macbook Pro

The following commands will install and get running the Broadcom wireless drivers on a late 2011 Macbook Pro.  As usual, run all the command below as root: yum -y install b43-fwcutter cd /tmp wget http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2 tar -xvjf broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2 cd broadcom-wl-5.100.138 … Continue reading

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Adding execute permissions recursively only to folders

Something neat I found that I never knew about.  I suppose I could have just read the man pages…  The below line will add user permissions of rwx and group/other permissions of read and execute recursively, only adding execute permissions … Continue reading

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Setting a cron job to run on the last day of the month

Awhile back, I had a user that wanted me to send out an email to all people in a distribution list on the last day of the month for them to put in some time reporting.  After I spent some … Continue reading

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