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== Welcome to SifWiki ==
 
== Welcome to SifWiki ==
This site is a collection of docs and how-to's that hopefully are of use to others. They're mostly the results of my experimentation with software, hardware, coding and hacking of things. They may be incomplete, unfinished or a work in progress, take them as you find them!
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This site is a collection of docs and how-to's that hopefully are of use to others. They're mostly the results of my experimentation with software, hardware, coding and hacking of things. You'll find Arduino, Electronics, Solar Power, Home Automation, Linux, OSX and various other subjects here.
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Some pages may be in a note format as I progress my way through a project, please feel free to email me with questions!
  
 
== HowTo's ==
 
== HowTo's ==
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/RRDTool_Monitoring http://wiki.siftah.com/RRDTool_Monitoring] - Basic traffic monitoring with RRDTool and iptables, probably now deprecated by the excellent Munin package, but the technique is perhaps a useful exercise.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/RRDTool_Monitoring http://wiki.siftah.com/RRDTool_Monitoring] - Basic traffic monitoring with RRDTool and iptables, this should now be deprecated by the excellent Munin package, but the technique is perhaps a useful exercise for the reader and the page still gets hits so it must be useful to someone.
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Split_An_XML_File_Into_Chunks http://wiki.siftah.com/Split_An_XML_File_Into_Chunks] - Just a hacky little script I found on the net and improved a little, useful for chunking large XML files into smaller sections.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Split_An_XML_File_Into_Chunks http://wiki.siftah.com/Split_An_XML_File_Into_Chunks] - Just a hacky little script I found on the net and improved a little, useful for chunking large XML files into smaller sections, whilst maintaining the structure.
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Cisco_7960G_IP_Phone_on_Asterisk http://wiki.siftah.com/Cisco_7960G_IP_Phone_on_Asterisk] - By far the most popular page on this site, hopefully still useful.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Cisco_7960G_IP_Phone_on_Asterisk http://wiki.siftah.com/Cisco_7960G_IP_Phone_on_Asterisk] - By far the most popular page on this site, how to get the Cisco 7960 IP Phone working with Asterisk.
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Rdesktop_Gnome_RDP_Mapped_Drives http://wiki.siftah.com/Rdesktop_Gnome_RDP_Mapped_Drives] - How to map a drive using the GNOME RDP client with rdesktop to a remote Windows desktop session.
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Rdesktop_Gnome_RDP_Mapped_Drives http://wiki.siftah.com/Rdesktop_Gnome_RDP_Mapped_Drives] - How to map a drive using the GNOME RDP client with rdesktop to a remote Windows desktop session.
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/IPhone_3G_3GS_USB_Cigarette_Lighter_Socket_Charger http://wiki.siftah.com/IPhone_3G_3GS_USB_Cigarette_Lighter_Socket_Charger] - Hacking a dumb charger to charge an iPhone or other 'smart' USB device.
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/IPhone_3G_3GS_USB_Cigarette_Lighter_Socket_Charger http://wiki.siftah.com/IPhone_3G_3GS_USB_Cigarette_Lighter_Socket_Charger] - Hacking a dumb charger to charge an iPhone or other 'smart' USB device.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/VPNUK.net_SmartDNS_Updater_Script http://wiki.siftah.com/VPNUK.net_SmartDNS_Updater_Script] - A little script using PHP to update VPN UK .Net's SmartDNS IP address, handy for keeping a headless box running get_iplayer.
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== Home Automation ==
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/RFRemotech_RR2LN_433_mhz_rf_Protocol http://wiki.siftah.com/RFRemotech_RR2LN_433_mhz_rf_Protocol] - Using RFRemotechs' RR2LN Relay control modules with Arduino and a basic 433mhz wireless transmitter via RCSwitch.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Status_RCS-K09_Control http://wiki.siftah.com/Status_RCS-K09_Control] - How to control this common 433mhz remote sockets via an Arduino and RCSwitch.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/DX_433Mhz_Wireless_Door_Contact_248919 http://wiki.siftah.com/DX_433Mhz_Wireless_Door_Contact_248919] - Using a DealExtreme wireless door contact with Arduino and RCSwitch.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Arduino_433mhz_RF_Network_Controller http://wiki.siftah.com/Arduino_433mhz_RF_Network_Controller] - Arduino based, networked RF controller for 433mhz devices.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Gardena_T1030_Water_Timer http://wiki.siftah.com/Gardena_T1030_Water_Timer] - Controlling the Gardena T1030 Water Timer from an Arduino.
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== QuadCopters, Drones, MultiRotors & Remote Control ==
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Eachine_Racer_250_CleanFlight_Motor_Mapping http://wiki.siftah.com/Eachine_Racer_250_CleanFlight_Motor_Mapping] - How to re-map the motors using mmix in CleanFlight for the Eachine 250 Racer.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/BangGood_SP_Racing_F3_Mini_Clone http://wiki.siftah.com/BangGood_SP_Racing_F3_Mini_Clone] - The BangGood SP Racing Mini F3 is a clone with a `broken` barometer, here's how to `fix` it.
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Cleanflight_Motor_Mapping http://wiki.siftah.com/Cleanflight_Motor_Mapping] - Motor Mapping
  
 
== Reviews ==
 
== Reviews ==
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Guide10_Plus http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Guide10_Plus] - Review of my experiences with the GoalZero Guide 10 Plus
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Guide10_Plus http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Guide10_Plus] - Review of my experiences with the GoalZero Guide 10 Plus
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Nomad_13 http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Nomad_13] - Review of my experiences with the GoalZero Nomad 13 Solar Panel
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Nomad_13 http://wiki.siftah.com/GoalZero_Nomad_13] - Review of my experiences with the GoalZero Nomad 13 Solar Panel
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Brown_Dog_Gadgets_Folding_USB_Solar_Cell http://wiki.siftah.com/Brown_Dog_Gadgets_Folding_USB_Solar_Cell] - Review of the Brown Dog Gadgets Folding USB Solar Cell.
  
 
== Mac OSX Hackintosh ==
 
== Mac OSX Hackintosh ==
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Fixes_swt_jar_CrashPlanDesktop_Pro_e_Crash_after_splash_screen http://wiki.siftah.com/Fixes_swt_jar_CrashPlanDesktop_Pro_e_Crash_after_splash_screen] - My CrashPlanPro Desktop client was crashing under Fedora Core 19 shortly after displaying the splash screen.
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/Fixes_swt_jar_CrashPlanDesktop_Pro_e_Crash_after_splash_screen http://wiki.siftah.com/Fixes_swt_jar_CrashPlanDesktop_Pro_e_Crash_after_splash_screen] - My CrashPlanPro Desktop client was crashing under Fedora Core 19 shortly after displaying the splash screen.
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/getTimezoneOffset http://wiki.siftah.com/getTimezoneOffset ] - "Object Date(0, -1, 0, 0, 0, 0) has no method 'getTimezoneOffset'"
 
* [http://wiki.siftah.com/getTimezoneOffset http://wiki.siftah.com/getTimezoneOffset ] - "Object Date(0, -1, 0, 0, 0, 0) has no method 'getTimezoneOffset'"
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* [http://wiki.siftah.com/SQLDeveloperMSSQL http://wiki.siftah.com/SQLDeveloperMSSQL ] - Make Oracle SQLDeveloper work on OSX with MSSQL
  
 
== Info ==
 
== Info ==
 
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Latest revision as of 14:34, 3 October 2017

Contents

[edit] Welcome to SifWiki

This site is a collection of docs and how-to's that hopefully are of use to others. They're mostly the results of my experimentation with software, hardware, coding and hacking of things. You'll find Arduino, Electronics, Solar Power, Home Automation, Linux, OSX and various other subjects here.

Some pages may be in a note format as I progress my way through a project, please feel free to email me with questions!

[edit] HowTo's

[edit] Home Automation

[edit] QuadCopters, Drones, MultiRotors & Remote Control

[edit] Reviews

[edit] Mac OSX Hackintosh

[edit] Fixes

[edit] Info

If you feel the need to say thanks, feel free to donate some coin;

BitCoin: 17sDQUYtuFmo2WsStAXH9uN6Kd8CGb8xQZ

Site hosted with the rather excellent Digital Ocean (Affiliate link). Good prices, reliable hosting, excellent interface. Recommended!

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