That’s right, Lee Holmes has created a “Ubuntu Linux controlled DIY cat feeder and water dispenser.” Basically, Lee uses his “JasJar PDA phone to SSH into the box, and feed[s] the cats on demand just by running the script.” Video demonstration after the jump.

The computer runs Ubuntu Linux, so a crontab entry controls the scheduling. The script calls eject /mnt/cdrom to open the CD Rom, delays, and eject –t /mnt/cdrom to close it again

[via MakeZipped]

That’s right, Lee Holmes has created a “Ubuntu Linux controlled DIY cat feeder and water dispenser.” Basically, Lee uses his “JasJar PDA phone to SSH into the box, and feed[s] the cats on demand just by running the script.” Video demonstration after the jump.

The computer runs Ubuntu Linux, so a crontab entry controls the scheduling. The script calls eject /mnt/cdrom to open the CD Rom, delays, and eject –t /mnt/cdrom to close it again

[via MakeZipped]