Category Archives: Operating systems

Linux Shell- command history

NB : Please note that this post follows on from Linux Shell command tricks The second of the tools available for the command line interface to a Linux shell is command History, Just like Command and file completion this set … Continue reading

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Linux Shell command tricks – Command completion

The power of the command line in Linux Distributions is still very much at the forefront, many admin task can simply be performed much more efficiently this way. This faster command entry speed, for admin tasks is true even by … Continue reading

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Linux OS and GPIO managment

Please note that this post follows on from : GPIO Part 1 :ARM Development boards and their low-level coding Data-sheets This post is part 2 of A Look at how development boards such as the Raspberry PI allow a developer … Continue reading

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Looking at shells, internal and External commands

This Study area follows on from this Post , Using Linux Shells Each of the available command shells in Linux has two primary types of commands, Internal or External. Internal By saying a command is Internal, these commands are fully … Continue reading

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Using Linux Shells, Command entry and Terminal emulators.

Please note that this post follows on from : The Linux Shell Operating systems such as Linux and Microsoft windows owe their current existence to much earlier versions of themselves with ASCII-code Text based command lines as their only interface … Continue reading

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I/O Addresses and I/O memory

Please note that this post follows on from : IRQ’s and Interrupts I/O Addresses and I/O memory relate to bi-directional Communications between (CPU/Computer to devices ) as opposed to IRQ’s/Interrupt’s which are one way (device to CPU/Computer) communications. Communication via … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi GPIO programming

GPIO – Starting from the pins up During the last week of study I have spent a lot of time looking at many online references that relate to Coding for GPIO input and output on the Raspberry PI along with … Continue reading

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Linux Software Repositories

Linux Software Repositories One of the key strengths of Linux as an Operating system is the large amount of software that is freely available for installation, much like the Android Apps Store but with a greater history. The main difference … Continue reading

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Windows 10 on the Raspberry pi 2

Microsoft’s Windows 10 IOT core , has been available for the Raspberry pi 2 since around April to May 2015 and brings the Raspberry pi range of development boards into Microsoft “Internet of Things” arena, alongside other such development boards … Continue reading

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Linux Configuration files and the command shell .

In one of my earlier posts I talked about Linux operating systems training and the Linux Professional Institute Study Guide (LIC-1). This study guide is aimed at helping with taking the following Linux Exams : LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification … Continue reading

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