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Welcome to my little corner of the Internet. I’ve been writing this blog since the early 2000’s and is mainly full of nerdy tutorials on Asterisk, VOIP, Ubuntu, Android Phones and lately RTL-SDR. I’ve just recently migrated from Wordpress to Hugo so you might notice some formatting errors, if so please email me matt@mattgibson.ca.

How to get the Logitech Litra Glow working in ArchLinux

Getting Logitech Litra Glow working on Arch You’ll need Logitech Litra Glow Making it work Recently some friends and I have been streaming some games together and due to me being a basement hermit my lighting was pretty shit. On the recommendation of a buddy I picked up the Logitech Litra and wanted to see how I could get it working in Linux. I came across this little app that Kharyam made and decided to try it out....

February 3, 2023 · 1 min · 189 words · Matt G

How to setup GoesTools on Odroid N2+

Here’s everything you’ll need for this tutorial. Note, that this setup has all available channels enabled including these EMWIN updates. It also includes enhancements from usradioguy.com for Custom Colors and Fire Data. Hardkernel store odroid n2+ itself 32gb emmc card for OS emmc reader odroid n2+ case wifi module if needed (wired is always best) power supply Amazon canada EMMC Adapter nooelec goes receiver kit weatherproof box 50+ feet of sma cable sma connector grab box 256gb Micro SD card for storing images (this will die eventually!...

January 26, 2023 · 28 min · 5806 words · Matt G

My Take on Ribeye Steak Sandwiches

You’ve all heard of a philly cheesesteak, well this is my take on it. This one using brioche buns instead of a sub sandwich bun. Ingredients for the sandwiches 2 Brioche Buns 1 Ribeye Steak Salt 1 Medium Onion, Diced 1/2 Green Pepper, Diced Package of white mushrooms, cut up Butter Italian Seasoning Swiss cheese (or provolone works well) Some cut up lettuce (romaine or iceberg are fine) Sauce Ingredients 6 gloves of garlic 2 tsp worchestchire sauce 1 tbsp dijon mustard (or keens hot mustard) 4 tbsp mayonaise 2 tsp fresh ground pepper Instructions This is a really quick and easy recipe that takes no time to make and master....

December 8, 2022 · 2 min · 349 words · Matt G

Use local HTML on new tab in Firefox on ArchLinux in 2022

Recently I set out to customize my Firefox a little bit. I found this awesome Start Page thanks to /r/startpages which you can download here. Upon setting it up, and customizing it I realized the old method of userChrome.js doesn’t seem to work anymore for opening a local HTML file in a new tab. Annoying. After a little research, I’ve figured it out and documented it for anyone else running into this....

November 23, 2022 · 2 min · 342 words · Matt G

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti Sauce Ingredients 1 LB 50% Pork / 50% Beef Chuck 3/4 Cup Water 1 Green Pepper Diced 1 Red Pepper Diced 1 Onion Diced 4 Garlic Cloves finely chopped 5 Large Mushrooms Sliced 2 tsp Salt 3 tsp Pepper 3 Tbsp Hot Pepper Flakes (adjust to taste) 1 small can Tomato Paste 1 large can Diced Tomatos 1 large can Crushed Tomatos 4 tsp thyme 3 tsp white sugar 2 tsp instant coffee 2 tsp basil 2 tsp rosemary 1 tsp marjoram 1 tsp oregano 2 bay leaves 2 tbsp cream or milk (optional) Instructions This is a pretty simple recipe and just takes a bit of time to cut up the veggies, then you can grab a beer and wait for it all to reduce together....

September 20, 2022 · 2 min · 273 words · Matt G