Tony Guntharp

Totally Random Musings

Top 10 Shell Commands used

From time to time, I like to analyze which unix or linux shell commands I’m using most frequently. To do this, all I need is a little awk, like the following: history | awk '{print $2}' | sort | uniq -c [Read More]

An Inconvenient Truth about Assault Rifles

Let’s start by clearing up a few misconceptions about so-called “assault rifles”. Technically speaking an assault rifle is a selective fire (selectable among either fully automatic, burst-capable, or, sometimes, semi-automatic modes of operation) rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine. This means that an assault rifle must... [Read More]

How to enable developer settings on Android 4.2

So for whatever reason Google has chosen to hide the developer settings in the latest version of Jelly Bean. Here’s how to get them back. There’s a pretty easy way to re-enable developer setttings and here’s how to do it. Go to the settings menu, and scroll down to... [Read More]

Custom Character Generator for LCD Panels

In a blog post coming later today or at the very latest on Monday I’ll be writing about displaying content and custom characters on a LCD Panel/LCD Keypad Shield. As part of that upcoming blog post I’m announcing a Custom Character Generator for LCD Panels. You can play around with... [Read More]

Kandan an Open Source Alternative to HipChat

Say Goodbye to inefficient meetinngs and email threads. Get your team off of AIM, Google Talk, Skype or IRC. Introduction Today I’d like to introduce you to Kandan an Open Source alternative to HipChat. What is Kandan? Kandan is a private chat service for your company or... [Read More]