Category: Technology

NSLUg Rebirth and 5 years of dust

So tonight I dusted off my old NSLU device and managed to get back into it. The device was originally

Arduino = Fun – part II

Thought I would list some other things that I have done in the last couple of days with the Arduino.

Arduino = Fun!

Yes, I am a curious hacker that simply loves building things. I have played around with some robotics stuff in

Asterisk Click To Call script

We use WHMCS as our client management software. We use Asterisk and FOP2 for our phone lines. The other day

Great page full of Slug hardware mod photos..

Slug says Hello through Windows

First things first… I spent a fair bit of time trying to figure out where my program was being cached.

Getting video working on my OpenSlug..

Seems pretty straightforward until the /dev/video device doesn’t appear!! Followed the instructions here.. Then found I did not have lipjpeg, libpng

Successful cross compile of the test program!! WOOHOO!

I’ve added C++ code to the sample code found else where on this site. At first I was not able

Velleman K8055 USB board

Here’s some links I found on the net with code specific to the K8055  (this is what I have been

OpenSlug home page

I played with UnSlung, and in the end settled on OpenSlug for the options that it offered (more of a


Great place to start and get info on the LinkSys NSLU2. I found that a lot of the content is

The device itself with specs etc.

Network Storage Link from Linksys NSLU2 on