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by aastaneh
Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:15 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Automated android photos to s3 photo gallery
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Re: Automated android photos to s3 photo gallery

<r>I've been quite averse to just keep my computer running 24/7 because of how much kilowatt hours that can consume. Since a R-Pi has little power requirements, I'm willing to run that all the time and therefore do more interesting things than the standard file hosting and bittorrent.<br/> <br/> I t...
by aastaneh
Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Remote Power ON/OFF a PC or any pluggable device via XMPP protocol
Replies: 11
Views: 5106

Re: Remote Power ON/OFF a PC or any pluggable device via XMPP protocol

<t>Cool idea! This sounds a lot like the ILOM (Integrated Lights-Out Management) hardware that is deployed on rackmount servers. Instead of using XMPP however, ILOMs have direct access to the BIOS and can stop/start the server. Quite useful when the system is unstable. Sadly ILOMs are nonexistent on...
by aastaneh
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3494
Views: 80851

Re: Introduce yourself!

<r>Hi!<br/> <br/> I'm Amin from Massachusetts. I'm a Linux sysadmin and open-source developer. When I heard about the Raspberry Pi I got really excited and found several potential uses for it - so needless to say I will be purchasing several. <E>:D</E> I'm particularly looking forward to getting XBM...
by aastaneh
Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: was inspirational. now just economical. :(
Replies: 15
Views: 1840

Re: was inspirational. now just economical. :(

<t>Not inspirational?<br/> <br/> I must beg to differ. The low cost aspect and the implications of it are too stark to ignore. Do you remember how much computers cost back in the day of similar specifications to the Raspberry Pi? I believe the ARM chip equates to a Pentium II or similar in terms of ...

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