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Proxy settings on BeagleBoardxM Angstrom with Authentication

Hi, This will be a quick post. I have a BeagleBoardxM running with Angstrom V2012.05 . You can check your Angstrom’s version here: I had to install some packages on the same. There are various informative posts to configure internet settings on the BBxM, however, I was behind a proxy which needed authentication. The following […]

Interfacing Arduino Uno with MPU6050 Breakout board by Sparkfun

Hi! Its time for me to post about my work. So as I mentioned in my abstract, I will be working with low-cost IMUs. Last week, we procured Sparkfun’s MPU6050 IMU. It costs around $40 ( shipping not included). You can view the IMU here. Hardware Connections: The connections are pretty simple as MPU6050 follows […]

MSP430F2013 – JTAG Interfacing without using EZ430RF2500

Hello everyone! It has been a long time since I wrote a post. Anyhow, here is a quick post on what I have worked for a few days. I had ordered some free samples from TI. I had ordered an MSP430F2013 chip. The chip exists in different packaging. I wanted to test my circuits before […]

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 […]

Installing LaTeX on Linux

Hello everyone! Long time I wrote a post here. As the title says, LaTeX. I have to  use this tool for documentation. So I went about learning more about this. Like many of the Linux softwares, this is also pretty easy to install and use. For Unix based systems, all you need to enter in […]