Category Archives: Debian

Locomotives adding on Rocrail

rocrail-addloca

After discovering Rocrail and saw its installation, we will immediately see how to declare a new locomotive. Once this is done, we will not be very far from what our ecos center can do ! First, you have to set the locomotive on your Ecos. From the menu “Object”, which contains a list of all network elements that we can declare we select “Locomotives.” A window with several tabs will open and we will inform each of these tabs to …
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Rocrail & Rocview configuration

Rocrail client

For those who have followed the previous articles, you must have read that I want to do a digital network to be able to control it via a computer, a phone or a tablet. The interest is to have an interface as user friendly as possible and especially to overcome the limitations of a central (in my case to the ecos ESU). Eventually, my network must be fully automated or not. Either the computer controls the trains following a schedule …
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PHP – PHPUnit

PHPUnit is a unit test suite framework for PHP. I have had some difficulties to find informations to install PHPUnit ; so I write a small article to keep a clue about the install process : $ pear update-channels $ pear upgrade $ pear channel-discover components.ez.no $ pear channel-discover pear.symfony-project.com $ pear channel-discover pear.phpunit.de $ pear install –alldeps phpunit/PHPUnit It was easy ; but we have to know it !

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Tether BlackBerry

Hi and happy new year.

To begin the year, a new post to use your BlackBerry as a modem.

Be carefull ! this option can be expensive and don’t permit by your peer.
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BlackBerry Torch device with Linux

blackberry-torch-9800

Yes ! I have received my new toy ! a BlackBerry Torch. I have quickly tested the new device with Barry tools : btool, barrybackup… ; and the OpenSync synchronization framework.

Here the first results of my tests. Later I’ll post an article about Barry using.
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OpenSync install

OpenSync is a synchronization framework that will be a platform independent and in particular Linux. OpenSync is modular : a core and plugins for content formats and different kind of connection types. It should allow it to be a solution to synchronize PIM (Personal Information Management – addressbook contacts, calendar events and tasks, personal notes, etc) data between mobile devices like mobile phones, PDAs (Personal Digital Assistant), desktop computer PIM tools.

As I’m used to use and contribute to OpenSync project, you’ll find a post about
the installation.
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Linux on Sony VPCF11M1E laptop

Sony VPCF11M1E

Here an old how-to that I have written about Linux installation on a Sony laptop and in particular a Sony VPCF11M1E.
This how-to will be soon updated ; to use the new kernel and applications features.
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Linux on ASUS A6JM laptop

Portable ASUS A6JM

My first article on the ProgWeb blog is my old how-to about Linux installation on a Asus laptop and in particular a Asus A6JM-AP025H.
I don’t maintain this how-to, but you can contact me if you have questions or issues.

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