Ubuntu 11.10 Proxy Settings

Temporary proxy:

Where proxy.addr is the proxy address, 4040 is the port number. Some proxies may require “http://” before the address.

export http_proxy=”proxy.addr:4040″ export ftp_proxy=”proxy.addr:4040″ export https_proxy=”proxy.addr:4040″

If you run this in a terminal, any programs opened from that terminal will adhere to the proxy you set but any other applications will not. This […]

Inverted Pendulum

As part of my Robotics university course we used an Inverted Pendulum rig to learn some control applications/algorithms. For extra marks we had the challenge to swing the pendulum from hanging down to an upright balancing position. Below is my first attempt which still needs a little tweaking to the values to reduce swings […]

FYP | mbed + C328 First Image

After spending some time to write mbed drivers for the C328 camera for mbed and then taking a break, it looks like someone swooped in and did a cracking job – http://mbed.org/users/shintamainjp/notebook/CameraC328/. The test program takes uncompressed snapshot (80x60px), uncompressed preview (80x60px), JPEG snapshot and JPEG preview images and stores them on the mbed […]