Category Linux

I2C dev resource

Ideal I2C dev resources for BBxM: https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/i2c/dev-interface http://www.cs.fsu.edu/~baker/devices/lxr/http/source/linux/drivers/i2c/i2c-core.c Beginner resources: http://elinux.org/EBC_Exercise_12_I2C_-_xM Molly’s channel:¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C2zk6B-eLU I will keep updating the resources as and when I find more interesting resources

Undefined reference to `clock_gettime`

Hi, Quick small post: Whenever you face an error like: Undefined reference to `clock_gettime` while ‘make’, it would be a good idea to edit the makefile and add the following: LDADD = -lrt Define this around CXXFLAGS , LDFLAGS etc. Once defined, make sure that at the end of the file you have the following […]

Arduino Serial Port Issue

Hi! While I was experimenting with Arduino and SparkFun’s MPU6050, I came across the usual problem of Serial port being grayed out in Arduino IDE. Earlier I always ignored the problem and restarting the system used to work for majority of the time. This time however, I was determined to find a solution. After experimenting […]

Latex Beamer Video Ubuntu

Hi, This is going to be a very short and a quick post. I was working on a presentation and had to attach a few videos in the same. Attaching videos in Latex Beamer presentation is quite easy. There are several ways to do so: package movie15 + \includemovie command. : Not reliable when using […]

Gnuplot on Ubuntu 12.04

Hi! I have worked on OpenShoe project for almost a month now as a part of my Bachelor Thesis. Off late I had to use GNUPlot to plot the trajectory of the First Responder. The scripts for the same were already present. I had to get those scripts working on one laptop. I had to […]

VLC Problem in Ubuntu 12.10

Hey! I was using VLC in Ubuntu 12.10 for some time. Today the application failed to open. The application had given me problems earlier too, today I finally resolved it.   If your VLC behaves erratically, then enter this command in your terminal:   Now if the output of the following is something like this: […]

Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

Hello! If you are using 12.04 ie Precise Pangolin, and want to upgrade to Canonical’s latest release, ie, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal then its just a matter of following a few steps! Primary thing while updating any system is to ensure that the data is safe. So you can either install it via Bootable Pen […]