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How To Integrate Emacs & Cscope To Browse Linux Kernel Source Code

This year I am going to study Linux kernel,  As a first step I grabbed a copy of Understanding the Linux Kernel By Daniel P. Bovet, Marco Cesati. The problem started when I had to go through actual code. I … Continue reading

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mp3splt – Splits mp3/ogg Files In Jiffy

Do you have an mp3/ogg file(s) longer then 10 minutes and your mp3 player does not have seek functionality? It is very very painful to fast forward/rewind (if available)  to the required position in the file, isn’t it? Now it … Continue reading

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Sun xVM VirtualBox Seamless Windows

Let’s get to the point directly, when we start a new virtual machine it will be started in the new VirtualBox window. This main window in turn acts as a desktop for the guest OS, this way the guest windows … Continue reading

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Jigdo (Jigsaw Download)

With every passing day more and more stuff is available to download. Average download rate per day has also increased drastically since broad band is made available to more and more users.  I remember I was using download accelerators to … Continue reading

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How To Use Host USB Device From Guest In VirtualBox

Sometime back I explained how to use the host serial port from guest os in VirtualBox, In this post I will explain you how to use the host USB device from the guest. First Thing First : VirtualBox is distributed … Continue reading

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SWFTools – Create, Extract and Manipulate SWF Files

All internet user are familiar with Shockwave Flash or SWF files. SWF files are used extensively to show the graphics, animations, menus, games on the web page. SWF files can contains vector graphics, video, sound and text. You need a … Continue reading

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How To Use Host Serial Port From Guest In VirtualBox

As an Embedded Software Engineer serial port access is very critical requirement for me irrespective off which OS I am using and how I am using it (I mean with or without virtualization). I  have Windows XP as primary Operating … Continue reading

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