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Last active Aug 29, 2015
Moving over the paultrap repository to be a gist since it was only one file anyway.
""" - Provides a simple object for calculating stability
boundaries for a linear Paul trap.
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at
your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
"""USBTMC pipe script
This script is used to pipe commands and queries to and from a USBTMC
device and is intended to be run using the following socat command::
socat tcp-listen:5025,fork,reuseaddr,crnl,tcpwrap=script\
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Last active Aug 29, 2015
nmapy - Simple web frontend to nmap
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# Byte-compiled / optimized / DLL files
# C extensions
# Distribution / packaging
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Last active Aug 29, 2015
Recovery Notes

Recovering from a disk failure

This gist contains notes on what to do when needing to recover from a disk failure. A good tool to use is the SystemRescueCd live image which includes all the useful tools for performing recovery operations.

Booting to a USB disk from grub

If for whatever reason you can't boot from a USB disk with the BIOS, then you can still use grub. Simply do

set root=(hd1)
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Sphinx notes

Standard extensions

Usually, the numpydoc format is the easiest to use and read for docstrings. In order to make things Just Work, use the following in

mivade / .gitignore
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Distributed Monte Carlo calculation of pi using Celery
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tmux notes

Reattaching when verisons don't match

$ tmux attach
protocol version mismatch (client 7, server 6)

#$^#^# what now?? Aha...

Locations for Gnome settings:


Probably don't want to copy over ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/application_state.


react-chartjs tests

Nothing special, just playing around with react-chartjs and jspm.

mivade /
Last active Apr 11, 2016
PyQt with Tornado
"""Demonstration of combining the Qt and Tornado event loops."""
from PyQt4 import QtGui, QtCore
from tornado.ioloop import IOLoop
from tornado import gen
from tornado.httpclient import AsyncHTTPClient
URL = ""
class MainWindow(QtGui.QMainWindow):