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PowerShell is open sourced and is available on Linux

Friday, August 19th, 2016

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WZwv7TxqZ0[/embed] Microsoft is announcing PowerShell on Linux and open source, that is available on GitHub: Today, we are taking the next step in our journey. I am extremely excited to share that PowerShell is open sourced and available on Linux. (For those of you who need a refresher, PowerShell is...

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Linux alarm clock

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Benoit Frigon wrote an article detailing his alarm clock running Linux project, that is available on github: This is the display i made for my alarm clock project. The first version was a 24x7 LED matrix but later changed the design for a four digits seven segment display. I decided...

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Embedded Linux APRS iGate tutorial

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A detailed tutorial on how to make your own APRS iGate (Automatic Packet Reporting System)  from Andrew Milluzzi: With the super cheap embedded Linux platforms (Raspi, Beaglebone, etc.) and cheap TV dongles, it is really easy to make your own APRS iGate, just like the one in the photo above....

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Embedded Linux System

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

hak8or was inspired by Henrik's Embedded Linux system so he made his own: The repository is divided into two SOC's, one being Atmel's AT91SAM9N12 which is what the currently working board uses, and the other being Freescale's I.MX223. Each SOC subdir contains schematics, board files, the required code modifications in the form...

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Posted in DIY, project logs | 9 Comments »

Linux-based clock radio

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

An open-source Linux-based clock radio from SpriteMods: Ofcourse, a nice PCB with a powerful processor and a nice display only is scrap without the software: especially in this case, it pretty much defines what the device does. While developing the hardware, I already had made the decision to go with Linux and OpenWRT...

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68 Katy – 68000 Linux on a solderless breadboard

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Steve Chamberlin of Big Mess o' Wires has written up documentation on his awesome 68 Katy project,  a 68000 Linux on a solderless breadboard: Here’s a look at the final version of the hardware. It took about a week to assemble and wire up all the parts on a solderless breadboard. The...

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Posted in DIY, hacks | 3 Comments »

Lsquaredc, a library for I2C communications for Linux devices

Monday, May 26th, 2014

A library for I2C communications for Linux devices - the Lsquaredc by Jan Rychter, that is available at Github: Lsquaredc is a tiny Linux library that allows you to access I2C (IIC, I²C, or I squared C) from userspace without causing excessive pain and suffering. The library uses the Bus Pirate convention for...

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Welcome Arduino Yún – the first member of a series of wifi products combining Arduino with Linux

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Welcome Arduino Yún – the first member of a series of wifi products combining Arduino with Linux: Massimo Banzi announced it some minutes ago during his annual “The state of Arduino” presentation at Maker Faire Bay Area:  Arduino Yún  is the first of a revolutionary family of wifi products combining...

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Posted in Arduino | 11 Comments »

Another tiny Linux box

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Odrioid is yet another tiny board capable of running Linux or Android. It's only 48mm x 52mm, yet it features a 1.7 GHz quad core Cortex A9 processor, the Mali-400 quad core GPU, and 2 GBs of DDR2. Unfortunately there are no GPIO pins, so interfacing with it has to...

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Posted in Android | 11 Comments »

OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board available at Mouser

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Brightbluejim let us know that the OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board is available at Mouser for $30. It runs at 454 MHz, has 64 MB of RAM, an SD-card reader, TV PAL/NTSC video output, one USB High-Speed host port, and an a Pi-tossing 60 GPIO pins broken out. Via the comments

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 6 Comments »

Cubieboard: Another Linux computer on a board

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Cubieboard is another Linux computer-on-a-board type device. It features a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU, with 1GB of DDR3 RAM, and the Mali400 OpenGL ES GPU with HDMI output. What sets it apart from the popular Raspberry Pi, is it's 96 GPIO pins and SATA support. Unfortunately we were...

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 15 Comments »

Olimex discounts for open source developers

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Long time reader IPenguin let us know Olimex started the OLinuXino open source developer discount initiative. Basically you develop open source software for their OLinuXino Linux boards, and they give you a 15-50% discount code: What are the requirements? An open Source project based on a OLinuXino board. The project...

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Posted in Linux, open source | 5 Comments »

OpenWRT router interfaced to an Arduino

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Yesterday we talked about the cheap OpenWRT supported TP-Link WR703N Wi-Fi router. This instructable describes how to interface it to an Arduino board, and compares it to other Linux boards like the Raspberry Pi. So far the nicest solution I have found is one of the world’s smallest pocket routers...

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TP-Link WR703N lowest cost openWRT compatable Wi-Fi router

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

The TP-Link WR703N (machine translation) is a small Wi-Fi router that's easy to hack, and flash with openWRT. The best feature about it is that it cost only $20 on eBay. It features a single host USB connector making it easy to connect USB devices to it. The processor runs...

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Posted in gadget, hacks | 7 Comments »

Another Eagle 6.xx library fix for Linux users

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

A link to this guide was left on yesterday's post about fixing library issues on Eagle 6.xx Linux versions. The difference to yesterday's guide is that this one provides links to all the missing files, instead of having them packaged in one archive.

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Posted in Eagle, Linux | 1 Comment »

Missing Cadsoft Eagle 6.x libraries for Linux

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Mick M. posted the missing Cadsoft Eagle 6.x libraries for Linux:  I finally tracked down the libraries to allow installation of the latest version. This will get you out of "dependency-hell" . Hopefully Cadsoft will statically link the next release. They work for me on Fedora 17 and Mint 13....

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Posted in Eagle, library | 2 Comments »

OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board hits the streets

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Olimex released their OLinuXino-Micro, an ARM9 development platform that supports Linux. It runs at 454 MHz, has 64 MB of RAM, an SD-card reader, TV PAL/NTSC video output, one USB High-Speed host port, and an a Pi-tossing 60 GPIO pins broken out. It's priced around 24 Euros (30 bucks). Via...

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 21 Comments »

Running Linux on a 8bit AVR

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm0POwEtiqE&feature=player_embedded[/embed] A common assumption is that you need a 32bit processor and lots of RAM to even consider running Linux, but Dimitry pulled it off with just an 8bit AVR. It is common to see newbies asking in microcontroller forums if they can run Linux on their puny little 8-bit...

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Posted in ARM, AVR | 13 Comments »

Tizen open source pre-release code available

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

The Linux Foundation Tizen Work group announces the availability of a set of pre-release tools to give application developers an early look at Tizen. "Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks,...

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Posted in code, Development, Linux | 1 Comment »

Raspberry Pi Linux boards are in production

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Raspberry Pi, the credit card-sized Linux development boards, are now in production. The first boards will start rolling off the manufacturing lines at the end of January. Raspberry Pis started being made a couple of days ago, but I was forbidden to tell you about it until signed contracts and...

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