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James Young
Works at The University of Adelaide
Attended Charles Darwin University
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Built my own CyanogenMod 10.1 for my phone from source, instructions follow.
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Created a working Nagios check for my Internet usage
My ISP (Adam Internet) supplies an XML usage page, which uses Basic authentication. You sign up on their admin page for a token, and you then use those credentials (username:token) as the creds when ...
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Wrote a blog post about getting HWiNFO64 data into Nagios
As discussed, I recently setup Nagios for monitoring on my home network. On my main PC, I use HWiNFO64 for keeping track of CPU temperatures and fan speeds. I wanted a way to get HWiNFO data into Na...
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Figured out how to do MKV conversion for Windows, eventually.
I've been spending way too much time today engaging in epic battle with Avidemux (a good tool, although I'm pretty angry at it right now) trying to get it to convert videos into a specific for...
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Awesome, let me de-Telstrafy and de-Samsungify my Galaxy S3.
Highly customizable, performance driven, home screen replacement for Androi...
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Just put this together along with a generator.
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BusPirate AVRDude patch has now been integrated into the official AVRDude source tree, as of revision 1137 !
EDIT: Patch updated again to remove the last of the warnings. Also incorporated a fix to the progress bar and one to only put up the raw paged_load commands on verbosity > 1 - thanks to Nils Stei...
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Updated my AVRDude patch to work with SVN 1132 of AVRDUDE.
At the request of a reader, I've gone and updated the avrdude patch I wrote for the BusPirate to work with the latest SVN of AVRDUDE (release 1132 at this time). A few changes were necessary, and nota...
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Updated the HWiNFO Nagios check to use external arguments.  Now WAY better!
As discussed, I recently setup Nagios for monitoring on my home network. On my main PC, I use HWiNFO64 for keeping track of CPU temperatures and fan speeds. I wanted a way to get HWiNFO data into Na...
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Wrote about adding your own messages to dmesg
The dmesg log on CentOS frequently is missing timestamps. While it can probably be added, what I wanted to do was add a mark to dmesg every few hours so I'd know how the passage of time went with...
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Got IPMI temperature monitoring working with Nagios!
Over this weekend I've been setting up Nagios on my Microserver. Specifically, I want to have alerting when/if the Microserver reaches critical conditions such as RAID device failure, over temper...
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Wrote a quick piece on password re-use, and why you shouldn't.
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  • The University of Adelaide
    Senior Windows Specialist, 2009 - present
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    Information Technology, 2002 - 2004
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