|List of articles devoted to hardware, its use and configuration under Linux.|
A digital DC power supply -- part 3: command control from the PC
A very small an really powerful DC power supply for your hobby lab. In this third part. We make it possible to remotly control the DC power supply via a command line interface.
A digital DC power supply -- part 2: the software
very small an really powerful DC power supply for your hobby lab. In this second part I explain how the software works and one more feature is added.
A digital DC power supply
A very small an really powerful DC power supply for your hobby lab. It has lots of features which you normally find only in very expensive power supplies. This one is however cheap, small and easy to build.
lcdproc -- LCD displays easy to use and easy to build
In this article we use lcdproc to connect a LCD display and 2 buttons to a linux pc; simple and easy to build for everybody.
LF Tip: solving the ugly key problem
Good looking alternatives to the Windows key.
Part 2 -- A digital thermometer or talk I2C to your atmel microcontroller
In this second part of the article we will connect a LCD display and I will explain how the software works.
A digital thermometer or talk I2C to your atmel microcontroller
In this article we see how to interconnect the microcontroller to a linux PC over a physical RS232 interface without the extra MAX232 chip.
Fn-F12: Hibernate a IBM Thinkpad T20 laptop
How to get hibernate (suspend-to-disk) to work on an IBM Thinkpad T20 with no windows installed
Programming the AVR Microcontroller with GCC, libc 1.0.4
How to program the Atmel AVR Microcontroller with GCC. An update of the March 2002 article for libc 1.0.4
Test: pre-installed Linux Notebooks
This is a review of notebooks from linuxcertified.com
Let's do some electronics
Software to develop electronic circuits? Yes, it's available for Linux too. This article will show you what you need.
Temperature monitoring with Linux
This article shows how you can add for about 10 Eur a termperature supervision to your server.
A 1 Bit Data Scope
This article describes a 1bit logic analyser which samples data and sends it to a Linux PC via the rs232 port.
Building an autonomous light finder robot
In this article we describe how to build an autonomous robot that will always try to walk to the brightest spot in the room.
Measuring air pressure with Linux
This article describes an inexpensive solution to messure air pressure with a Linux PC.
A Microcontroller based DC power supply
In this article we build a very robust Microcontroller regulated power supply for your "lab" at home.
Hardware watchdog and shutdown button
This is a simple circuit to connect to the serial line of your computer.
A LCD control panel for your Linux server
In this article we use an Atmel AT90S4433 microcontroller and a few other inexpensive parts to build a LCD control panel for a Linux server.
Programming the ARV Microcontroller with GCC
The article explains how to setup a GCC development environment for the AVR 8-bit risc Microcontroller series from Atmel.
How to use your ATEN UC-232A USB adapter with Linux
The ATEN UC-232A is a RS232 serial line to USB adapter.
Atek Super Mini Optical Mouse
This is a miniature mouse that makes your notebook perform like a desktop
Building a Linux-controlled walking robot
In this article you learn how to build a small walking insect and control it with Linux over the parallel port.
A serial line shutdown button with control LED
In this article we design a little push button to connect to your server on the serial line and which you can use to shut the machine down when needed.
Using Serial Line LCD displays under Linux
This article show how to use the BLC2021 PC-Bay Insert serial line display from Matrix Orbital under Linux.
The uCsimm kit
This article describes the uCsimm kit and the UClinux project: Porting the linux kernel on hardware without MMU (memory management unit).
Linux RT, part III
In this article a simple electric circuit is used to process commands from any infra-red remote control.
f-CPU Project: Attempting the "even harder"
The fPU project attempts to develop a microprocessor like the present ones allowing a development scheme close to the one guiding important free software projects.
Happy Hacking Keyboard
Product review of the Happy Hacking Keyboard
Installation and Configuration of a Raid-system
RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) consists of a series of systems to organize several disk drives into a single entity that behaves as a single virtual drive but making the various disks work in parallel thus improving the access performance and saving the information stored from accidental crashes.
An auto guided Vehicle Based on Linux
This ariticle describes a Linux based robot as developed at the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Linux on a Sony Vaio 505gx
How to install Linux on a Sony Vaio 505gx
GNU/Linux on Fujitsu 635T
How to install Linux on a Fujitsu 635T laptop
Hardware Review: OpenGL & GLUT with Voodoo 3Dfx in Mind
How to program OpenGL on a Voodoo 3Dfx graphic card.
Getting Linux to Run a Computer with an Alpha CPU
The author share with us his experiences putting together an Alpha PC
3Dfx graphics card
3Dfx Interactive's 3D chipset is changing the world of high-end graphics.
Setting Up a ZIP drive on an Alpha platform
Tips for users of a DEC-Alpha
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