Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 22

Altium Designer Overbar or Overline

While trying to move to a new EDA package, Altium Designer, I had a really hard time finding out how to put a overbar, or overline on top of a pin designator. This is usually used for active low signals. In Eagle PCB you just put an exclamation in front of the signal, or around …

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Jul 06

Encrypted, remote backup

So, I’m a big fan of backups. I’m a bigger fan of differential backups. My personal favorite method of doing them is using the rdiff-backup script on a linux box. What happens when you have sensitive information that you need to remotely backup. Do you upload a new encrypted file of everything every night? Do …

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