• Everything you want in a TV. In a TV……Get ready for Ubuntu TV

    Everything you want in a TV. In a TV……Get ready for Ubuntu TV

    Ubuntu TV is an open-source project that enjoys the commercial support of Canonical. It has the depth and strength that come from having thousands of contributors from every walk of life and every conceivable professional discipline, working together to make something for themselves, and everyone else. And it gets stronger when more people contribute. Canonical, a services and software company that backs open-source projects like Ubuntu, recently announced they

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  • Embedded Linux development with ARM

    Embedded Linux development with ARM

    Embedded Linux is one of the emerging fields in Embedded Systems allowing the engineers to be flexible in implementation of bigger tasks.

    It is mingled with day to day life such as mobile phones, home security systems and house hold equipments. It also has a great impact on achieving difficult tasks such as missile launching.

    To make it clear, it is nothing but the implementation of RTOS Linux kernel (core) in the processor for doing difficult tasks.

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  • Linux Tips

    Linux Tips

    • To stop X when in Gnome:
      /etc/init.d/gdm stop
    • To start X again from console:
      /etc/init.d/gdm start
    • List all users who have a home folder:
      cat /etc/passwd | grep "/home" |cut -d: -f1
      All users can be listed by:
      cat /etc/passwd | cut -d: -f1
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