I’ve plugged a card reader in a USB socket on my Linux box and it’s not that trivial to know if it’s on /dev/sda or /dev/sdb or elsewhere. That can be even dangerous – I know someone who just erased his hard drive, trying to reformat a card.
Did you ever saved file names in a bash parameter, and everything crashed down when they contain spaces?
When you create a new file or directory, some of its permissions are restricted and cannot be set. Each process has a set of restrictions called the umask, and you must use the umask system call to disable or enable those restrictions.
Do you have Bluetooth on your computer? Is it a Linux machine? For some weird reason, do you need it to have a different address?
A while ago I was asked to take a WiFi router and add some bell and whistles to its interface. It was one of those small NAT boxes – nothing more than a LAN switch and a WLAN access point strapped to a 200 MHz system-on-a-chip running Linux. ucLinux, to be exact.
Solution to a problem with VMware Server 1.0.1 on Linux kernel 2.6.19-1.2288.fc5 – ‘CHECKSUM_HW’ undeclared (first use in this function)
Solution to the following problem with VMware Server 1.0.1 on Linux kernel 2.6.19-1.2288.fc5 : ‘CHECKSUM_HW’ undeclared.
The new collection of ant tasks from http://ant-contrib.sourceforge.net/ comes with some usefull and interesting tasks, that one will found handy when making a build file: Among those tasks the following ones helped me a lot : Variable: <var name=”osfamily” value=”win”/>…