Archive for the 'Misc' Category

I made a thing to reset my modem.

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

CenturyLink can’t seem to stay online without frequent manual resets, so I made a thing out of other things that I got from the internet. Writing the code, soldering on some pins, and wiring up an intercept to the relay took about 3 hours, maybe 4 if you count the time I took sharing the […]

Illegitimi non carborundum

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Illegitimi non carborundum is a Latin phrase meaning “Do not make illegal copies of this disk.” It is also sometimes mistaken to mean “fuck the system” by people without a sense of humor. The phrase first appeared on copies of the Microsoft Windows 95(TM) installation CD, as a reminder to consumers that they should not […]

GAPPS with Dirty Unicorns 11 (7.1)

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

A quick note in case anybody else runs into the same problem with GAPPS on the Nexus 5 (hammerhead). I installed Dirty Unicorns 11 (Nougat 7.1.1) yesterday, and it worked fine. Then I tried to install the recommended Dynamic GAPPS. It did not. The Mini version resulted in endless “Google Play Services keeps stopping”. Full […]