How to download videos from videos.linux.com

Therefore, I'm leaving for the Easter holidays I wanted to download some lecture on embedded systems, which was presented at the 2012 Embedded Linux Conference. Although I regret I found that I could…

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Building ARM toolchain – part 1: libs and binutils

Searching the Internet for information on how to build arm toolchain from scratch I realize that it is very hard to find  information about this matter (and recent one even harder). I will try to…

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Quick build of arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi with crosstool-ng

You might be surprised at how much you have to make to correctly build arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi config based toolchain with crosstool-ng. As you can see examples of many open source projects, the…

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Splitting my personal repository

After writing a few posts in which my workspace scripts could be useful, I realized that I should split blog works from the scripts that can be useful to others. From now materials related to the…

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Debugging coreboot in qemu environment ? part 1

First of all I use testing version of Debian - wheezy. Clone coreboot repository: git clone http://review.coreboot.org/p/coreboot cd coreboot; make menuconfig Configure FILO as apayload and use its…

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Improve productivity by tracking work environment with git? vim

In this post I try to describe my vim configuration procedure and how it is connected with Git. The whole concept is based on keeping all the configuration files in a separate directory. These files…

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Hostname generator

Many times happened that I spend time, during the installation of the new system, whether it be a virtual physical machine, wondering about it's hostname. One day I asked myself the trouble searching…

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Improve productivity by tracking work environment with git – preparation

Update: My repository is available here. Below is first post from series in which I want to describe my experience gained in attempt to enhance my productivity by using git to control the contents of…

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Set irssi under debian to use freenode server

Very short manual on how to set up irssi to work with freenode servers. Fist, install irssi: sudo apt-get install irssi Run: irssi For freenode write: /connect holmes.freenode.net Send register…

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arbtt as productivity improver for Linux enviroment

As I mentioned in previous post I work a lot on improving my productivity. After FreeMind it is time for arbtt. This is small tool which tracks active windows during your work. It is delivered with…

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First steps to improve work productivity in Linux environment

The problem encountered on several occasions over several months. Now it is time to deal with it. How did this happen? As always, resources were not sufficient, and if we can not increase the amount…

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UEFI from Linux enthusiast perspective

Another interesting topic with which I am dealing with recently is the UEFI. As we read on wikipedia: "The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a specification that defines a software…

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Tmux as screen replacement and productivity accelerator

As I wrote in previous post I switched from GNU screen to tmux. I use it for a few moths and have to said that I'm really impressed by simplicity, performance and community support in this project.…

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flashrom and Shuttle AV18E2

During Christmas break I found an old unused motherboard in my home, right away I thought that it maybe useful as learning environment for coreboot. First you need to do with this kind of board is to…

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How to begin with coreboot

About a month ago I started my adventure with coreboot. As coreboot home page says "coreboot is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS (firmware) found in most computers".…

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