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The toolbox I swear by...

GNU Binutils: A Collection of Binary Tools

With years of experience as a systems programming engineer, I’ve realised that to be a great artist of programming, you must understand the basics of source code, output files, linkers etc. So let’s…

Blended in Blender

The Magical Art of Compositing in Blender

Apart from being a great 3D modeller and one of the best animation programs, Blender is also a great compositing program (since the release of Blender 2.37a and later, till the release of…

Linux Virtualisation Roundup

VMWare Player, VirtualBox, KVM: Finding Virtualisation Software that Fits

This article is intended to guide users in choosing the best virtualisation solution for themselves. According to Wikipedia: “Virtualisation, in computing, is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something,…

Droid time...

What All’s Possible with the Android Dual-SIM Smartphone — MediaTek MT6516

A dual-SIM smartphone manufactured in China runs Android 2.2.1 Froyo. Geeks always find noteworthy products based on Linux! Today, people are rarely surprised to see a dual-SIM phone. Phone manufacturers have been thinking…

Storage management using Openfiler

Storage Management using Openfiler, Part 1

Many companies use the file-sharing features of a popular proprietary desktop operating system. The main constraint is the limit on simultaneous connections to a single file share (10). The proprietary solution is to…

A screeshot of the Glest gameplay

Work Your Brain Cells with Strategy Games on GNU/Linux

Are you ready to accept the double-barrelled challenge of acquiring hard-to-get natural resources and confronting enemies on the rampage, while in a race against time? GNU/Linux is not all work and no play….

Accessing hardware in Linux

Device Drivers, Part 7: Generic Hardware Access in Linux

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, talks about accessing hardware in Linux. Shweta was all jubilant about her character driver achievements, as she entered the Linux device…

Cut my own disc!

About Live CDs & How to Cut a Live Disc Using UCK

When I heard the term Live CD, I thought it was a rock band — but very soon, I learnt what a wonderful thing it was. This article not only introduces readers to…

Let's set up QEMU first!

The Quick Guide to QEMU Setup

In this series of articles, we will explore the basics of QEMU, OS installation, QEMU networking and embedded system development for the ARM architecture. In this first part, let’s begin with the basics….

Seven Ubuntu tips

Ease Your Ubuntu Experience

So you have made the leap, and are flying away from Windows… welcome to Ubuntu! You must have performed a few common activities like using the Ubuntu Software Centre, installing media codecs and…

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