- Edit /etc/default/grub and add:
- Edit /etc/crontab add:
@reboot root echo -n USB0 > /proc/acpi/wakeup
- Plug the USB Receiver into the lowest port under the PS/2 connector
I am using Ubuntu 9.10 and XBMC 9.11.
Given that I spent time and money on my FeeNAS node, I want to maximize its usage, so when a friend told me that I can use PXE and NFS to boot a diskless computer from the network, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to try somehing new and activate some more services under FreeNAS!
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My HTPC lack a graphical display. I want to see the play length of my movies, the temp of my CPU and the upload/download information of my torrents.
I first thought to purchase a VFD based display, but aren’t we after year 2000? Therefore, a greenish old style display is not really appealing.
But, I found what I needed at Matrix Orbital, a Canadian based company specialized in VFD AND LCD display.
They have a complete line of character USB display. And the all mighty Matrix Orbital GX Typhoon USB Graphic Display.
All software and documentation is available on their website: http://www.matrixorbital.com/