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Dynamic device management made easy with udev

Some Nifty udev Rules and Examples

Connecting flash drives, hard disks, cameras or mobile phones to your Linux system has never been so easy and manageable, thanks to udev, developed by Greg Kroah-Hartman, Kay Sievers and Dan Stekloff. First…

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python, Part 3

The third and final part of this series [Part 1 & Part 2] shows you how to use the pySerial module, Arduino, and finally, how to combine everything learnt so far to build…

USB device drivers

Device Drivers, Part 13: Data Transfer to and from USB Devices

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, continues from the previous two articles. It details the ultimate step of data transfer to and from a USB device, using…

Let's ride the USB

Device Drivers, Part 11: USB Drivers in Linux

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, gets you started with writing your first USB driver in Linux. Pugs’ pen drive was the device Shweta was playing with,…

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…

PCI/USB

Shared Computing — Where PCI Performs and USB Lags

This article explores the evolution of shared computing, and evaluates the value proposition that a shared computing environment can offer to organisations. Also included are the test results conducted to gauge the efficacy…

Kinda cloudy!

FreedomYUG: Is Your Home Clouded?

Your home may (soon) no longer have the freedoms you’ve always had. Look carefully at your home. Your old audio tapes may be gathering dust, if they haven’t already disappeared from your home….

Pocket penguin

The Pocket Penguin: A Customised Linux-In-Your-Pocket!

You are spending a weekend at your cousin’s. Suddenly you feel like working on your Web project. You ask your cousin’s permission to use his computer. Unfortunately, you realise that the installed OS,…

Boot Linux from USB drive

Install Linux from USB on System without BIOS Support for USB Boot

Tired of burning CDs each time you want to try out the latest Ubuntu release because your not-so-new computer doesn’t support booting from the USB? Don’t worry, now you can use your USB…

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