Malachi Soord In a beautiful place out in the country

Simple home automation balcony setup

I’ve been getting into some home automation for our apartment for a while, ever since my father got us an Amazon Alexa device to call home with. Since then we expanded our setup to include smart plugs, Philips Hue lighting, and some Broadlink IR controllers.

Ubuntu Wifi fix after suspend

I’m running a fresh install Ubuntu Gnome 16.10 on my XPS 15 and I noticed that whenever I put the laptop in suspend I was unable to connect to my WiFi network upon resume.

Kodi setup Raspberry Pi

Kodi is an open source piece of software designed to provide a media center experience for your video, music, pictures, and applications. It runs of many different platforms including Linux, MacOS, Windows, and Android.

USB tether Android device

I’ve been playing around with some linux live distributions recently but the main problem I had was the inability to have network support with the majority of them due to my WiFi broadcom chip not being supported out of the box.