Updating Packages Using Apt On Old Debian Installs

When attempting to install a new package or update an existing package if you are presented with the error 1E: Release file expired, ignoring http://archive.debian.org/debian-archive/debian/dists/squeeze-lts/Release (invalid since 189d 0h 42min 32s) You will need to execute the following command as root: 1$ echo ‘Acquire::Check-Valid-Until "false";’ > /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/90ignore-release-date And then perform… Read more…

Apache Foundation Releases XMPP Server

Apache Vysper   Apache Vysper aims to be a modular, full featured XMPP (Jabber) server. More details on Vysper in their documentation. There are already some larger XEPs as modules available, most notably Multi User Chat (XEP0045) and Publish/Subscribe (XEP0060) BOSH (XEP0124, XEP0206)

Arduino K107 LCD Library

I have started work on a Arduino library for the K107 serial backpack from phanderson. There is currently 2 versions of the serial backpack available that I am aware of. The second is a barebones version from moderndevice.com. Mr. Anderson has many great tutorials available here. Check the Arduino page for updates.