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retro-tools Vilros Retro Gaming USB Classic Controller Sets – retropie setup

Vilros Retro Gaming USB Classic Controller Sets – retropie setup

About Vilros Retro Gaming USB Classic Controller Sets Will update this. Posting for now. Initial setup: SSH into retropie cd /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch-joypads With your …

retro-tools Introducing retro-tools

Introducing retro-tools

I have been a huge fan of emulation since forever. I have a large collection of classic video games, but carting those around …

Gaming Changing Branch Repositories for Retropie on Raspberry Pi 4

Changing Branch Repositories for Retropie on Raspberry Pi 4

Make sure you’re in the installation directory for the Raspberry Pi software. Mine is installed at /home/pi/Retropie-Setup. Run: git remote set-branches origin ‘*’git …

A Cat Explains DNS

This is a *fantastic* primer for DNS and how it works. If you’ve ever been curious, here you go: youtu.be/4ZtFk2dtqv0

Assorted Writings Steam Controller Troubles, Continued

Steam Controller Troubles, Continued

Went to update controller to BLE: Stop Steam and all Steam services. Start Steam from within Windows. Open Controller settings. Controller and Dongle, …

Assorted Writings gnome-twitch Source Install Process on Ubuntu 19.10

gnome-twitch Source Install Process on Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu 19.10 doesn’t have gnome-twitch .4.2. So, given it looks like development is dead, I gave it the ol’ source install. Here’s the …

pfSense OpenVPN SSL/TLS Connection on pfSense

OpenVPN SSL/TLS Connection on pfSense

Got it. Finally correct. Setup your CA, your intermediate CA, generate your certificate for the user. Set user/pass, connection settings, export . OVPN. …

Steam Steam Controller Dropping/Disconnecting

Steam Controller Dropping/Disconnecting

Here’s what I was seeing: The Steam Controller would connect to the Steam Link. I could test against the controller in the Steam …

Assorted Writings My child has destroyed my YouTube account…

My child has destroyed my YouTube account…

sigh… Kids.

Assorted Writings CCleaner Defraggler: Before & After

CCleaner Defraggler: Before & After

CCleaner Defraggler – Download 2TB Western Digital Red 7200 SATA-III, 200GB free, 37% fragmented: …and like Jesus before it, 3 days later: I …

Assorted Writings Ubuntu 19.04 on a Dell Vostro 3750, Bluetooth & 802.11ac Not Functioning at the Same Time

Ubuntu 19.04 on a Dell Vostro 3750, Bluetooth & 802.11ac Not Functioning at the Same Time

I wrote this post in silence…

Other... Ever Wonder What Pornhub Looks Like on a Nintendo 3DS?

Ever Wonder What Pornhub Looks Like on a Nintendo 3DS?

Answer: like Internet on T9 phones circa 2003. This photo was taken before the ads finished loading, to protect the innocent.

Net Neutrality The Day I Realized Marriott’s IT & Executives Are Frauds.

The Day I Realized Marriott’s IT & Executives Are Frauds.

This right here is the single most ridiculous thing I’ve seen in a hotel room, and I’ve been in just a few. Check …

pfSense Everyone Has A Preference

Everyone Has A Preference

I had one for a significant amount of time: Now I’m a Netgear guy for family & friends. Personally I’m on to pfSense …

Other... Webhooks

Webhooks

Learning how to intermingle apps and notifications with REST API and Webhooks, most notably my PLEX server into Discord, by way of Tautulli. …