Category Archives: Tech

How to get an iPod Nano 6th Gen working in Linux

Tweet Technically this iPod is not supported, and i did a ton of hunting aound on google before i found the following post The fix is simple, just download the zip file, and run the installer which copies the libraries over. I have libhashab_mod_14-04-13.tar.gz mirrored so you don’t need a login on the ubuntu […]

RedBot kit Assembly and Basic Code

Tweet I have played with a bit of Arduino, however decided that i wanted to move more into robotics. This entailed learning about motors, servos, and other bits and pieces. I figured a good way to learn the basics was to purchase a kit, and i wanted it to be a semi decent kit, not […]

How to make an animated gif from an video in Linux

Tweet First you will want to trip your video to the length you need, best to do this in openshot or something. More than a few seconds of video will end up being much larger gif than most will watch 🙂   # Make sure the right tools are installed apt-get install ffmpeg imagemagick gifsicle […]