PartKeepr, in case you haven’t used it, is a web-based inventory tracker. If you’ve got a small parts bin that needs looking after or a warehouse of assorted parts this PartKeepr VM is worth a look. This is similar to my ZoneMinder VM that’s due for an update. There are a dedicated group of volunteers…
Digital Caliper via USB (Vernier) for DRO – Just 3$
A digital caliper was at one point the domain of the wealthy. The rest of us had to slug along with our slide calipers and suck it up. And then came the silicon revolution. Everything became smaller, cheaper, and easier to mass produce. Now you can pick up a set of digital calipers for as…
KiCad iTead Studio File Rename Program “kicad2itead”
KiCad has changed the filename format used when creating Gerber output files. Due to this the original “kicad2itead” Kicad iTead Studio rename script no longer works as expected.
ZoneMinder VM (Ubuntu 18.04)
I’ve created this ZoneMinder VM using the Open Virtualization Format save option in VirtualBox. It includes a default install of Ubuntu 18.04 with ZoneMinder 1.32 mostly configured. And it’s set up to run in the Apache 2 root directory.
Disable Middle Click to Close in XFCE4-Terminal
If you’ve used XFCE4 Terminal as a terminal emulator on the desktop you may have noticed an odd behavior. Every so often a tab will inexplicably close while you’re using it or floating the mouse pointer by it on the desktop. As it turns out this is a middle mouse button click to close. In…