Tag Archives: linux

Using Linux Network Namespaces for per processes routing

The use case for this article may seem a bit strange in year 2013 but I swear it’s real. I have a (relatively) fast connection but I have a traffic cap on it and a (really) slow one which is … Continue reading

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Linux benchmark on Xilinx Spartan-6 LX45 (SP605 evk)

I was asked to give at least a generic insight of “how fast” would Linux run in a Microblaze soft-CPU running on a Spartan-6 LX45 processor (specifically on the SP605 evaluation kit). Of course it has to be clear that … Continue reading

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TOR+Privoxy minimal setup for DGN2200v3/MIPS architecture

In a previous article I talked about how to customize the Linux based WLAN+ADSL Netgear DGN2200v3 router and prepared various binary packages ready for the device. In this short article I’m offering a small full setup that can be run … Continue reading

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Linux iMX23 audio loop (or using the iMX23 as an amplifier)

As usual when working with embedded systems every component saved seems like gold to the HW guys (no matter how much software hassles or future limitations this may cause!) and in this context lately I’ve been working on the idea … Continue reading

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pyargocat: Argo Navis Catalog manager in Python

  pyargocat is a small simple Python script that can be used to program the catalogs of theĀ  Argo Navis Digital Telescope Computer from a machine with a recent Python interpreter installed using the RS232 cable that you can either … Continue reading

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How to cross-compile under Linux

Recently I’ve been asked by a few people how to crosscompile programs/packages under Linux. This happened especially after the article on customizing the DGN2200v3 (you can find here) but also for work reasons. In this article I’ll try to give … Continue reading

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Customizing your Netgear DGN2200v3

The Netgear DGN2200v3 is a nice low cost Wireless (802.11b/g/n) ADSL2+ router that can be quite easily found. It is a nice piece of hardware and features some interesting features, such an USB host port to connect and share a … Continue reading

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ftdispi, a library for interfacing SPI devices with FTDI based USB to JTAG dongles

ftdispi is a small library that can be used to interface SPI devices to FTDI based USB to JTAG interfaces. It is based on libus-1.0. It was tested with the Xverve Signalyzer (USB VID 0x0403, PID 0xbca0). Have a look … Continue reading

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Hardware JPEG2000 on Linux

Eurotech CTR1474 Linux driver. This is a powerful PC/104 board for DVR applications. It features an JPEG2000 codec and TWA2835 video processor.

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Using Slovenian characters on an Italian keyboard

An article on how to use Slovenian characters under a Linux/GNU/X11 system. (in Slovene)

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crosstool-ng for the Maverick Crunch processors

crosstool-ng for the Maverick Crunch processors. With the generated toolchain you can use the FPU unit in this line of processors to speed-up calculations.

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How to build a Debian based embedded distribution

Mindeb, an embedded distribution from scratch based on Debian Etch. (in Italian)

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