Category: Linux

Programming AVR chips-"Open" way!

Phew!!!!! Because quite a few people asked me how to do programming in AVR microcontrollers. ¬†There may be the case that they are starting up all this or they are switching from another microcontroller to AVR now [though it is old too ūüôĀ ¬†or you may say obselete…] ¬†So, here I am going to explain […]

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sleepy programming!!

sleepy programming!!

Yes, it was about 5 a.m. and I had a torrent of MATLAB 2012a being downloaded. ¬†I did hear about the competition from Mathworks Simulink and think of trying for that. ¬†Matlab was approximately 5gb and it is too much for a download speed of 64kbps!!! ¬†Though I started it as my PC is usually […]

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Serial Ports problem for Embedded guys in PC and laptops!!

Serial Ports problem for Embedded guys in PC and laptops!!

So, its all about SERIAL PORT! and its problems for the Embedded guys. ¬†All the stuff we come across usually have a serial port to interface or a USB port. ¬†Older ones are usually having the Serial port to interact with as it is heavily cheap, a max232 and a few capacitors generally makes the […]

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Fun with RFID!

Fun with RFID!

RFID stands for¬†Radio-Frequency IDentification. It actually refers to small electronic devices that consist of a small strange chip and an antenna. The chip is capable of carrying 2,000 bytes of data or less(as what I have read from somewhere…lolzz). The RFID device serves the same purpose as a bar code or a magnetic strip on […]

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Yet another Hello World: This time for ARM

Yet another Hello World: This time for ARM

Holidays are getting more and more¬†frustrating. ¬†I am about to OR already LOST and confused a lot!!! Mann, I need a break… Though recently I had a one and a half week break, still!!! So What, ¬†I need another one, Afterall I am a fun loving guy.. Ummmm…, This post is for those people who […]

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Hpdv6 laptops with Linux : solution with Mageia

Hpdv6 laptops with Linux : solution with Mageia

Finally, my laptop is USABLE and worth of it… My HP dv6 laptop with specs as: ¬†Intel¬ģ Core‚ĄĘ i7-3610QM¬†¬†2.3 GHz 6gb RAM(4+2) 640 GB SATA (5400 rpm) NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M (2 GB DDR3 dedicated) 3 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 4 x Beats Audio‚ĄĘ Internal speakers; Beats Audio‚ĄĘ Audio playback; HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer Yeah, […]

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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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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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