Linux Kernel: Add support for using a MAX3421E chip as a host driver

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This change “Add support for using a MAX3421E chip as a host driver.” (commit 2d53139) in Linux kernel is authored by David Mosberger <davidm [at] egauge.net> on Mon Apr 28 22:14:07 2014 -0600. Description of “Add support for using a MAX3421E chip as a host driver.” The change “Add support for using a MAX3421E chip
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Install R and RStudio Desktop in macOS

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We ever discussed How To Install R and RStudio Desktop in Ubuntu Linux 20.04. In this post, we introduce how to install R and RSTudio Desktop on macOS. Install R environment Install R environment as follows using Homebrew. $ brew install R Then verify that the R environment is installed and ready, by running in
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Converting Int to String in C++

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It is common to convert an integer (int) to a string (std::string) in C++ programs. Because of the long history of C++ which has several versions with extended libraries and supports almost all C standard library functions, there are many ways to convert an int to string in C++. This post introduces how to convert
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Installing R and RStudio Desktop in Ubuntu Linux 20.04

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We ever discussed How To Install R and RStudio Server in Ubuntu Linux 20.04. If the purpose is to install a local RStudio IDE instead of a remote RStudio Server, we can install RStudio Desktop. In this post, we introduce how to install R and RStudio Desktop on Ubuntu Linux 20.04. For other Ubuntu version,
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Installing R and RStudio Server in Ubuntu Linux 20.04

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R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics, providing a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques. The R environment is open source software under GPL. R has rich software packages and is widely used for statistical analysis. RStudio Server is an R integrated development environment (IDE) that provides many useful features
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Linux Kernel: drm/i915/guc: Don’t enable GuC/HuC in auto mode on pre-Gen11

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This change “drm/i915/guc: Don’t enable GuC/HuC in auto mode on pre-Gen11” (commit 87d855e) in Linux kernel is authored by Michal Wajdeczko <michal.wajdeczko [at] intel.com> on Fri Jul 12 11:14:44 2019 +0000. Description of “drm/i915/guc: Don’t enable GuC/HuC in auto mode on pre-Gen11” The change “drm/i915/guc: Don’t enable GuC/HuC in auto mode on pre-Gen11” introduces changes
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Linux Kernel: PM / clk: Fix clock error check in __pm_clk_add()

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This change “PM / clk: Fix clock error check in __pm_clk_add()” (commit 3fc3a0b) in Linux kernel is authored by Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas [at] glider.be> on Fri May 8 10:47:43 2015 +0200. Description of “PM / clk: Fix clock error check in __pm_clk_add()” The change “PM / clk: Fix clock error check in __pm_clk_add()” introduces changes
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Linux Kernel: netpoll: fix netconsole IPv6 setup

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This change “netpoll: fix netconsole IPv6 setup” (commit 00fe11b) in Linux kernel is authored by Sabrina Dubroca <sd [at] queasysnail.net> on Thu Feb 6 18:34:12 2014 +0100. Description of “netpoll: fix netconsole IPv6 setup” The change “netpoll: fix netconsole IPv6 setup” introduces changes as follows. netpoll: fix netconsole IPv6 setup Currently, to make netconsole start
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Linux Kernel: cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect

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This change “cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect.” (commit f5c4ba8) in Linux kernel is authored by Shu Wang <shuwang [at] redhat.com> on Fri Sep 8 18:48:33 2017 +0800. Description of “cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect.” The change “cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect.” introduces changes as follows. cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect. There is a race that
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Linux Kernel 4.19.70 Release

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This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux kernel release 4.19.70. Linux 4.19.70 Release contains 95 changes, patches or new features. In total, there are 101,521 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 4.19.70 release compared to Linux 4.19 release. To view the source code of Linux 4.19.70 kernel release online, please
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Linux Kernel: ALSA: hda/realtek – Fix Headphone Mic doesn’t recording for ALC256

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This change “ALSA: hda/realtek – Fix Headphone Mic doesn’t recording for ALC256” (commit d32b666) in Linux kernel is authored by Kailang Yang <kailang [at] realtek.com> on Thu Apr 23 15:10:53 2015 +0800. Description of “ALSA: hda/realtek – Fix Headphone Mic doesn’t recording for ALC256” The change “ALSA: hda/realtek – Fix Headphone Mic doesn’t recording for
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Linux Kernel: fs: handle SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA properly in all fs’s that define their own llseek

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This change “fs: handle SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA properly in all fs’s that define their own llseek” (commit 06222e4) in Linux kernel is authored by Josef Bacik <josef [at] redhat.com> on Mon Jul 18 13:21:38 2011 -0400. Description of “fs: handle SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA properly in all fs’s that define their own llseek” The change “fs: handle SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA properly in
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Linux User Group Management and Operations

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Linux allows more than one users to log into the system to run processes/programs at the same time. In order to make this multi-user system work properly, Linux provides ways to isolate and protect users from each other and manage the permissions efficiently. One of the mechanism is user groups. Linux users may be grouped
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Compress PNG Images on Linux

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PNG images already use DEFLATE data compression algorithm involving a combination of LZ77 and Huffman coding. But the PNG images can be further compressed by removing non-important metadata or using lossy compression to save storage space and/or data transfer bandwidth. In this post, we introduce 2 compression ways with tools available on Linux. Lossless compression
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Change Another Process’ Environment Variables in Linux

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Each process has its environment variables in Linux. But is it possible to change another process’ environment variable from another process in Linux? If it is possible to do so, how to do it? There is a trick which can work for some scenarios. First, find out the process ID, then start gdb and attach
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Make Grub2 Boot Older Kernel Version in Ubuntu 20.04

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In a Linux system, we may have multiple kernels installed. Usually, it is the latest kernel configured to be the default one the system boot loader will use during automatic boot if there is no manual kernel choosing. In many cases, such as there is no driver ready yet for some devices in newer kernels,
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Add Inline Comments for Multi-line Command in Bash Script

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In Bash script, it is common that multiple small commands run together connected by pipes (|) and the whole command is quite long. For clarity, we may write the command in multiple lines. How to add comments for these long multi-line commands? In Bash, the content after # in a line is the comment. Using
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How to Match Multiple Lines using Regex in Perl One-liners

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Perl one-liners with perl’s regular expression statement can be a very powerful text processing tools used as commands in a terminal or a script. By default, the input to the perl one-liner with -p or -n options is passed line by line. However, when we want to match multiple lines, it gets us some trouble.
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How to Install Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 in Ubuntu 18.04

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Hyperledger Fabric is a consortium blockchain system. It’s performance is relatively good and its modular architecture enables it to be usable in many scenarios. Hyperledger Fabric itself has rich documents and samples of test networks. For beginners, deploying a new network for trying and testing still consumes quite some time. In this post, we will
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Grep 2 Lines using `grep` Command in Linux

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grep is excellent to match patterns from STDOUT/text files in command line or scripts. It’s handy. Sometimes, our problem is more complex than finding a keyword from a file. On a first thought, it may sound impossible using grep for such complex problems. But grep can be quite powerful than we thought. Today, let’s check
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