Author Archives: Christian Pellegrin
Yaaca is an application to acquire images from ZWO ASICams and apply various astronomical image processing to them. It is available and documented on yaaca github page. Here are some examples.
Ideally we should have Free Software that serves our needs, but sometimes we must settle for a temporary solution. Google Nik Collection is now free as in free beer, some of its filters are just amazing and it is pretty … Continue reading
Blue Light Meter is a remote light meter for photography that can be used, via Bluetooth LE, from an Android/Linux phone. Maybe some day in the future a lightmeter GATT profile could be developed and camera may use it. Miniaturized … Continue reading
In a previous article we saw how it’s possible to do per process routing using namespaces. In this one we will achieve the same by using cgroups, iptables and policy routing. Perhaps the user case is a bit marginal (see … Continue reading
The use case for this article may seem a bit strange in year 2013 but I swear it’s real. I have a (relatively) fast connection but I have a traffic cap on it and a (really) slow one which is … Continue reading
ftdispi is a small library that can be used to interface SPI devices to FTDI based USB to JTAG interfaces. It is based on libus-1.0. It was tested with the Xverve Signalyzer (USB VID 0x0403, PID 0xbca0). Have a look … Continue reading
Eurotech CTR1474 Linux driver. This is a powerful PC/104 board for DVR applications. It features an JPEG2000 codec and TWA2835 video processor.
An article on how to use Slovenian characters under a Linux/GNU/X11 system. (in Slovene)
ctrtool is a tool to translate the Friuli Venezia Giulia’s official cartography (CTRN, carta tecnica regionale numerica) in a format readable by the popular Garmin hand-held GPSes. Very useful for hiking. (in Italian)