Month: June 2012

Changing default menuentry in GRUB2

Changing default menuentry in GRUB2

Initially i had to hit the arrow keys while GRUB menu comes, to choose windows or any other in list… had i been late by few seconds, and fedora, by default  starts booting by default, i have to press the CLTR+ALT+DEL for reboot… Finally i decided to change the default menuentry to windows or whatever  […]

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Energy Saver

Energy Saver

An advanced energy saver project with DTMF capabilities to use electricity efficiently by reducing the unwanted uses. INTRODUCTION:   A lot of electricity is wasted due to ignorance or fault of the user. Sometimes a person in the room turns on all the electric equipments which is of no use to them. As an example, supposedly a […]

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Like LOUD Music??

Like LOUD Music??

Aaarghh!! this might be a stupid question,  there may hardly a guy who don`t like Music..It really doesn`t matter of what type you like, whatsoever is its language, and I guess its rightly said that Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence.. Its a rather an awesome medium of communication..Says much of things. I would definitely admit that […]

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Getting more into Embedded Linux: 2nd part

Getting more into Embedded Linux: 2nd part

Here we are,  after getting introduced  to a very few terms in a very light manner… In this particular post, I will not be giving out any technical description or learning instead we will see that WHAT WE ACTUALLY WILL DO?? just a glimpse of what we are trying to do with a very simple […]

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Getting more into Embedded Linux : 1st part

Getting more into Embedded Linux : 1st part

So, in the previous posts we got introduced with the Embedded Linux.. From now onwards, we will be learning the real stuff.  I am assuming that you people are THRU  with the Pre-requisites  I mentioned in the previous post (at least fair knowledge of linux and C).  We will be taking a real example so as […]

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Installing softwares on Linux platforms!

Installing softwares on Linux platforms!

So, In this post I am gonna share with you the stepts to be taken to install any software on Linux.  Most of the time we use these steps only for general distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, etc. Though most of the distributions have a Package Manager like that of YUM, apt-get, aptitude, Synaptic etc…But I […]

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What My PC has got, The Hardware?

What My PC has got, The Hardware?

I am pretty sure that most of you guys are interested about the hardware specs of your PC.  Most of you may already know it.. But here I am gonna just show the methods to know iff u don`t .. In windows, one may have used softwares like that of Belarc Advisor and others OR […]

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Learning, mini2440 & Beaglebone !

Learning, mini2440 & Beaglebone !

The (this *) section is dedicated to the introduction to  Single Board Computers and these are my Mini2440 and Beaglebone. –>So, lets first talk about Mini2440.. As the manufacturer says,  FriendlyARM Mini 2440 SBC is a Single-Board Computer with 400 MHz Samsung S3C2440 ARM9 processor. The board measures 100 x 100 mm, ideal for learning […]

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32 bit embedded system!!!

32 bit embedded system!!!

Just like we (or some or us) must have done 8 bit programming for 8051/AVR/PIC/ARDUINO etc….so is the case with the 32bit embedded systems… but the point is why would I require to have such complex processors and heavier things when I can do the things by 8bit controllers only!! What I meant when I […]

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Getting Started With Embedded Linux

Getting Started With Embedded Linux

Here onwards, we will be focusing to the Embedded Linux..,.So we need to workout first with the pre-requisites of it.. What are the pre-requisites for it?? As we see it is containing two hell big Domains i.e. EMBEDDED & LINUX, and here we are trying to deal with Embedded Linux..So it is pretty much obvious […]

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