Monthly Archives: July 2011

Unix history

Great article and video on Unix History http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/07/should-we-thank-for-feds-for-the-success-of-unix.ars Advertisements

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Reinstalling Linux?

This might be useful.. dpkg –list aptitude search ‘~i’ dpkg –get-selections > selections.txt dpkg –set-selections < selections.txt apt-get update apt-get upgrade

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PIC32 under Linux

http://www.designspark.com/content/microchips-new-mplab-x-and-pic32-starter-kit-running-ubuntu http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/mplab/X_Beta/installer.html Tested in Ubuntu 10.04LTS. Worked out-of the box IDE is nice, compiler works fine, target programming and control is easily done also.

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Dept. of Defense secure Linux distribution

http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/u-s-dept-of-defense-offers-up-tiny-secure-linux-distribution-20110722/

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All About Accelerometers

http://hackaday.com/2011/07/24/all-about-accelerometers/

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PCs and TV movies

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/does_not_compute_10_pc_myths_movies_and_television

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Ethernet history

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2011/07/ethernet-how-does-it-work.ars

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