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Backup Mac

In the spirit of minimal backups (see previous notes on the topic) here’s the Mac version: Mount the Windows Home Server volume: mount -t smbfs //HOME-SERVER/Backups/MacOS /Volumes/Backups/MacOS Then use rsync to sync: rsync3.x86_64 -a -v –delete ~/Documents /Volumes/Backups/MacOS/Documents Clean up:…

Traffic Light Notes

F’s holiday homework is anything about lights. He’s chosen traffic lights. I’m helping. Things for us to remember… Gordon’s project notes for a pedestrian crossing: https://projects.drogon.net/raspberry-pi/gpio-examples/tux-crossing/ and https://projects.drogon.net/another-update-to-wiringpi/ GPIO cheat sheet: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/projects/raspberrypi/tutorials/robot/cheat_sheet/ and GPIO basics: https://code.google.com/p/raspberry-gpio-python/wiki/BasicUsage Python quick reference: http://sleet.aos.wisc.edu/~gpetty/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Python_qr.pdf It’s homework, not DadWork.   [Posted while…