Zach Adams Web Developer and Programmer


Bluetooth Audio Sink: Stream Setup Failed

July 2, 2014

I ran into this problem today after installing Linux Mint only to find out that I had to setup some stuff to get bluetooth working correctly. You can find the packageĀ that will allow you to connect to bluetooth devices here. After installing it and connecting successfully to… Read More

Learning through books

June 30, 2014

I stumbled upon this post by a certain Reddit user that made me rethink the way I should look at learning through books. The tl;dr version is you read books when you are learning new concepts in order to figure out what questions you need to ask. Read More

Fun Puzzles for Programmers

June 25, 2014

I found this neat article from DataGeneticsĀ that has a bunch of fun puzzles and challenges for programmers. Hints and answers can be found in the article here. 1. Two Bases Challenge: Find three digits X, Y and Z such that XYZ in base10 is equal to ZYX in base9. 2. One Million Challenge: Write 1,000,000 as the product of two numbers; neither of which contains any zeroes. Read More

Fixing RTL8723ae Driver for Ubuntu Linux

June 24, 2014

Update: If you have RTL8723be and are experiencing difficulties try this I love Ubuntu. XUbuntu to be more specific but it's still Ubuntu. I love it so much I made it my main OS and haven't looked back since. There are a few issues with this driver (RTL8723AE) that I've had to deal with though, and here's one of them. Read More

Making a custom bash prompt

June 12, 2014

After using XUbuntu as my main OS I loved it, but there was one problem. I got really tired of seeing the ENTIRE directory in the bash prompt, especially when working with Wordpress. For those of you with the same problem here's how I got mine looking nice again: Read More