Category: Computers

Howto and other interesting information on computers systems and programming.

Vanagon Carpet install on the cheap

Wanted to pass this along to anyone who is interested. I recently picked up an 86 GL that was extremely scrubby, sorry PO. Kids, dogs, general mayhem must have been involved. I did my research on the different Sewfine, Gowesty, Busdepot kits but couldn’t bring myself to cough up 300+ beans. Enter Lowes. Found this …

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Configure Cisco 7960 phones with Asterisk PBX

This article describe the process to configure a Cisco 7960 SIP phone with an Asterisk PBX system. Requirements Asterisk PBX or similar TFTP Server Cicso 7960G or similar IP phone   Asterisk Server Config Create new SIP extension Under “Applications / Extensions” choose Add Extension Choose “CHAN SIP Device” Enter User Extension: 702 (or whatever …

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Install Raspbian using Linux

Raspbian Installation Raspbian is a stripped down linux distribution that you can load on a raspberry PI. I have been using Raspberry PI’s for a number of systems in my house. The latest Raspberry PI 3 is Quad Core Broadcom BCM2837 64-bit ARMv8 processor (phew) which means it’s pretty fast. It also has WiFi built …

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Twonky Media Server Install and Systemd config

This post describes the process to install Twonky Media Server 8.3 on Centos7 and enable startup on boot. Download the binaries here wget http://d33rws75kj13ih.cloudfront.net/downloads/packages/twonky-i686-glibc-2.9-8.3.zip Unzip the package into /usr/local/twonky Create the following directory /var/twonky Create the following file in /etc/systemd/system/twonkyserver.service

Reload systemd ¬†systemctl daemon-reload Start twonkyserver systemctl start twonkyserver Enable twonkyserver systemctl enable twonkyserver …

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Linksys SPA-3102 and Incredible PBX 12.0.70

First of all you need to install Incredible PBX. Simple instructions are here. I am using a VM built on Xenserver but any PC or VM should be able to work for you. Next you need to have a compatible Voice Gateway devices. I am using an old Linksys SPA-3102 which enables Voice over IP. …

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