I sometimes encounter “The specified path has an unexpected status” error when I start SVN Update. You can fix this error in the following way. Problem solving Select the folder which has “svn:external” configuration. Open [TortoiseSVN]-[Properties]. Remove the exsisting “svn:external” configuration. (Do not forget to take note of original configuration!) Close the Properties dialog. Start SVN Update.

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I’ve just started using KiCad for my personal electronics project. But I couldn’t find a part which I wanted to use in the original library. I googled the way to convert .bxl file that is often provided by parts manufacturer to KiCad library type. The most ways I found were using EAGLE and I didn’t like it. Here is the way I did. I write this post as my memo, but it might help someone.

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When you work on a device which has network connectivity, you might need to change IP address of a network adaptor on your laptop quite often. The usual way to change IP address is using the following dialog. Fig1_Internet_Protocol_Version_4_Properties_Dialog Nothing new. But there is one thing. If you use this way, windows requires you to restart your PC. Only after restarting Windows, new network configuration will be applied.

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Shunsuke S.

Hello, I’m Shun. I studied electronics and started my career in Test & Measurement field in 2003. I work as a senior software engineer with a passion for hardware, and with experience of hardware development and systems integration. This site is to keep my technical notes from my work and from my personal projects. I would be very grateful if one of these notes could help someone.

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