Linux Kernel 5.4.72 Release

Posted on

This post summarizes Linux Kernel new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 5.4.72 Release. Linux 5.4.72 Release contains 23 changes, patches or new features. In total, there are 126,508 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 5.4.72 release compared to Linux 5.4 release. To view the source code of Linux 5.4.72 kernel release online,
Read more

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

Posted on

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
Read more

Converting Int to String in C++

Posted on

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
Read more

Install R and RStudio Server in Ubuntu Linux 20.04

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel: drm/i915/guc: Don’t enable GuC/HuC in auto mode on pre-Gen11

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel: PM / clk: Fix clock error check in __pm_clk_add()

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel: netpoll: fix netconsole IPv6 setup

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel: cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel 4.19.70 Release

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel: ALSA: hda/realtek – Fix Headphone Mic doesn’t recording for ALC256

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux Kernel: fs: handle SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA properly in all fs’s that define their own llseek

Posted on

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
Read more

Linux User Group Management and Operations

Posted on

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
Read more

4 Features of Python 3.9 That You Can’t Take Your Eyes Off

Posted on

Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It is widely popular for a plethora of tasks due to its flexible nature and ease of use. Python has also managed to beat other programming languages such as Java, which were once upon a time, the world’s favorite. In fact, the extent
Read more

Change Another Process’ Environment Variables in Linux

Posted on

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
Read more

Redirect Feed Links to follow.it using .htaccess

Posted on

Feedburner used to a powerful tool for RSS feeds publishing and subscriber management. However, feedburner will unlikely leave its maintenance mode because there has been no new features yet less features for quite some years. But RSS feed is still an important part of the Web supported by many software such as WordPress. follow.it is
Read more

Add Inline Comments for Multi-line Command in Bash Script

Posted on

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
Read more

How to Match Multiple Lines using Regex in Perl One-liners

Posted on

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.
Read more

How to Query Transaction By ID in Hyperledger Fabric 2.0

Posted on

Querying transaction content out from a blockchain network is a common practice used by common scenarios like exploring the blockchain history or verifying the blockchain transaction content from a known ID. In Hyperledger Fabric, the transaction can be queried using a special system chaincode QSCC (Query System Chaincode) which is for ledger and other Fabric-related
Read more

How to Install Go 1.13.x on Ubuntu 18.04

Posted on

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the default Go lang version is 1.10. For compatibility reason, the Ubuntu LTS will usually keep the major release version numbers for packages. However, many applications, such as Hyperledger Fabric 2.0, require a newer version of Go. In this post, let’s take a look at how to install a system level
Read more