Month: November 2010

Stag hat with a difference

My brother recently got married and as per the rules of engagement, the lead up to the event included a Stag night. For my Stag night, I was given a hard hat complete with a flashing LED light and plastic

Posted in Electronics, General Randomness, Projects

Converting PDF files to HTML on Ubuntu

It’s very easy to convert PDFs to HTML on Ubuntu. The command is pdftohtml

Posted in Linux Tips

Downloading routes from a GlobalSat DG-100 with gpsbabel on Linux

This is a GlobalSat DG-100 It’s an amazing piece of Kit, but the software that comes with it is absolutely rubbish. You can download all of the routes (and delete them from the unit) in one simple command with gpsbabel.

Posted in General Randomness, Linux Tips, Tips