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How to check/adjust SSH server on embedded board

I'm currently having difficulties connecting to an embedded board from my Linux machine through ssh. The embedded board is a FOX G20 V with a Linux OS. I've tried to connect to the board through ...
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Connect to host port 22 connection refused, but connect to different host on port 22 connection established

I'm working with two embedded boards on my Linux machine. For one of them, I am able to connect to it through ssh on port 22 with no problems. But when I try to connect to another one on port 22, it ...
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Quickly move browser viewed PDF to local PDF reader

I have a problem where I wish to open PDF's in Adobe Reader so that I can search through them. When I open them in my web browser (I am using Chrome) under some sites I can't search through them, ...
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Changing kernel bootsplash image?

I want to display a custom boot splash image on my Beaglebone Black (running Ångström). I know of three places where images can be dumped to the framebuffer: Bootloader (uboot) - needs display ...
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Install 3g modem on win ce

I have an tablet with Win CE 6.0. I have no use of it until i have internet running on it. I have a china 3g modem branded by bluei of which vid and pid is 0685:7000 resp. How can i run internet on it ...
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installing software without package manager

I have an embedded system running linux. I need to install some software, in particular uucp package containing cu command. This is really all i need. At the moment all I have is a root access to the ...
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Need an application that takes a few seconds to test some speed up techniques

there is this ARM9 SAM9G25 embedded device, which I like to improve its performance. I'm using Buildroot 2013.10 to generate the bootable Linux 2.6.39 images. There are some methods I'd like to apply ...
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Handling bad block in NAND flash memory

Is there any way/tool/utility to correct the badblock on the NAND device ? We are having custom board based on beaglebone but instead of mmc we have NAND flash. MTD partitions on the NAND are as ...
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Insert/Display Two-Page Word Object in Excel Sheet

I've trying to take a two-page Word doc and insert it into an Excel 2010 worksheet. I'm not trying to link to the original document. So far I've been able to insert the object, but it only displays ...
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Is it possible to execute scripts on embedded linux devices (i.e: DSL routers)?

Folks, I wanna find a generic way to run a (simple bash) script on boot sequence of a router with embedded Linux. I have read about ways to do this on devices like: DD-WRT OpenWRT any NAS like ...
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Embeded computer F-RAM imaging

Here is the situation: I have an old ISA card type computer hooked up to controller card to drive a cutting machine. The manufacturer is not in business for the last 10 years, so support is zero. ...
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Migrate NFS for an embedded board from one system to another

I have a directory setup on one machine which serves as NFS for my TI embedded system. I am now changing my development PC and need to move the NFS directory to another PC. For that I tried the ...
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Repeated header rows disappear after linked table is updated in Word

I am trying to figure out how to prevent Word from removing the "repeat as header row at the top of each page" option when a linked table is update in Word. I have ~300 linked tables in one document ...
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SSH from Ubuntu to embedded linux

I'm a beginner un networking. I'm trying to connect an embedded linux to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS by Ethernet. I have configured the embedded system to work with a static IP adress (192.168.9.119). ...
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What's the file format of the output of mkfs.jffs2

I am creating a file partition with the following command: sudo mkfs.jffs2 -l -n -p -q -e 0x20000 -s 0x800 -d image/ -o sdcard/root/rootfs11182013.ambr.jffs2 I understand the commands and flags ...
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Syntax highlighting in ssh sessions

I should really like to have my ssh sessions do syntax highlighting of configurations et al. of the output from my remote embedded devices. The devices cannot in any way output anything but flat text. ...
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How to disable right click on windows 8?

I tried using the lockdown feature but apparently I cannot figure where to disable the right click action here. I also checked using the windows 8 embedded. I might be missing something. Can you give ...
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Cross platform WiFi enabled folder access on linux embedded device

I have a device, we'll say it's a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with a stripped kernel that can only run a single program. This device does not have a keyboard or a mouse, but two joysticks and four ...
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Linux (lsusb) not showing String Descriptors of a USB device

I have an embedded device that when plugged to a linux host, shows up with vid and pid that are not in the usb.ids file (proprietary IDs). However I provide String Descriptors that do show up when ...
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FAT32 Structure

Is there any tool available which can provide some form of dump of the physical locations of files on a FAT32 filesystem ? I am investigating a corruption issue with an embedded system and a ...
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Windows Embedded 8 Standard - “No images available” during install

I have previously been using a 180 day trial product key when installing WE8S, but recently acquired a licensed key. However, when using this key the installation fails. I get a dialog asking me to ...
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Word 2013 export to PDF how to keep font vectorized

I have to use Myriad font with Word 2013 (I cannot use other font or software). When export my Word doc to PDF, Myriad font is bitmapped (many pixels). My question is : how to keep the font ...
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Microcontroller web server

suppose A & B wants to communicate through internet, we brought internet from ISP, and their Ip is not visible from remote computer, but then how application like team viewer works on our ...
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Mounting a volume over telnet

I've used sshfs for a number of years. Recently I've been tasked with working on an embedded device running a MIPS processor and a simple linux distribution. Besides manually moving files over via ...
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Lifetime of eMMC device

I have better knowledge about the NAND and NOR memory devices as I'm currently working with them. Now I have heard that eMMC device is going to be used in one of my upcoming project. What is the ...
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How to put ubuntu upstarts output to console

I am on a embedded System using Linaro 12.10, which is basiclly a ubutu for arm. It works fine and I see the Boot on a serial Console: Starting kernel ... Booting Linux on physical CPU 0x0 Linux ...
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Windows 8 Embedded Standard - Obtain WMV Codecs?

I'm evaluating Windows 8 Embedded Standard to be used for media playback. Following creating an installation with every single component enabled I find that the OS is unable to play back WMV files, ...
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Linux OS micro-SD image file - what do I do with this?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on the Odroid U2 SoC (http://www.hardkernel.com/renewal_2011/products/prdt_info.php) From this site I downloaded the "Micro-SD image file" ...
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Size of C drive

I am currently working on Windows Embedded Standard 7E on 32GB SSD.There are two partition C & D.The problem is when I check the properties of C drive it shows the space used as 3GB.But when I ...
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Why the command substitution in the crontab job doesn't work?

crontab -l: * * * * * /Users/michel/Desktop/myScript.sh myScript.sh: #!/bin/bash /usr/local/bin/growlnotify -t 'Fact' -m "$(/Users/michel/Desktop/anotherScript.sh data.txt)" -n 'myApp' it ...
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Minimum volume size for fat12

I am searching for the answer, what is the theoretical minimum size for a FAT12 volume? There is only requirements that embedded and normal systems should recognize it on a pen drive as legal file ...
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Inserting single board computer into regular PCI slot

Checking info on various single board computers gave me the idea of running a PfSense based firewall on a dedicated SBC with dual gigabit network interfaces. Is it possible to have a SBC running in a ...
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With What Hardware and Software Configuration Could One Continuously Sync Localhost with Remotehost (with low power cost)? [closed]

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this --- if it isn't, I'll delete it. The question is prompted by the internet speeds at my address. To download a large file (say, 4GiB or so) several ...
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How do I take desktop screenshot within Windows Embedded Standard?

I have a computer running Windows Embedded Standard OS with a specific application on it. There is no MS Paint or snipping tool, but I need to take a screenshot of the application. How do I take a ...
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USB Hub Error -62

I have a 5m usb cable which I want to connect to a usb port on a embedded device (linux debarm; kernel 2.6). The cable has one repeater so it's actually two cables with one hub between. When I plug it ...
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Can we run linux in something faster than RAM?

This is perhaps a silly question, and may be the result of a misunderstanding. I'm studying CPU's right now, and memory in particular. I was just reading about how much faster SRAM is than DRAM but ...
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How do I install NanoBSD on a flashdrive?

I would like to install NanoBSD on a flashdrive, I'm on a Linux Machine and don't have an extra machine around. I'm very used to Linux but I'd like to try out NanoBSD on a headless machine of mine. ...
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Install linux/bsd on compact flash using USB connector

How do I install linux/bsd on compact flash with usb compact flash adapter. The compact flash will boot on single board x86 computer as an IDE drive, but I'm doing the install on a regular computer ...
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Embedded System for a image processing task

I'm quite a beginner to embedded systems, but am eager to learn more. I've used an Arduino previously and quite recently purchased a Raspberry Pi (but not used it as much). I have numerous questions ...
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Dell XT2 Upgrade to Windows 8, Embedded WWAN Not Turned On

I've been working on a friend's computer, and upgraded her Tablet/Laptop Inspiron XT2 (originally with XP Media) to Windows 8 Pro. The laptop has an embedded (believe it's the 5600) WAN card for ...
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How do I boot [embedded] linux from sd card?

I am hacking together a quick embedded linux system on a DM816x evm board. Previously I have been using TFTP and NFS to load my kernel and root filesystem to the board. I am now trying to switch over ...
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Intel D2500HN Atom D2500 Doesn't turn on

I recently bought parts from Amazon to build an embedded PC, and have assembled everything. I have: Intel D2500HN Mini-ITX Motherboard Mini-Box Pico-PSU 80 M350 Universal Min-ITX Enclosure 2GB DDR3 ...
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Calculating dual core performance (GF/s)

I'm trying to figure out how to calculate performance (measured in GFLOPS) My thought was I would use GFLOPS = cores x clocks x (FLOPs/cycle), my issue right now is that one of my cores runs at a ...
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linux run default program on system start init

Hello I have a small netbook with tegra, and I'm trying to create Image Frame when someone turn on a netbook. If I add to init.d Starting script for my graphic application will it run before GNOME ...
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Will there be a “lite” or “ThinPC” version of Windows 8?

With previous versions of Windows there are "lightweight" versions designed to be ran on embedded or less-capeable devices (XP Embedded, Windows 7 ThinPC, Windows 7 Embedded) which have a very low ...
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Sending a file to uCLinux

I have a board running uClinux, and I need to send a file to it, but I'm not sure how... I have a RS232 port, and Ethernet port with an IP address at my disposal, I can telnet to the board, but ...
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Is there a Linux distro that will easily run “embedded style” on a Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I need a Linux distro that will give me the following: Run on a Raspberry Pi Can reliably survive power loss (like via a read-only filesystem) I've been able to hunt down some documentation on how ...
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What is different between XP and Win7 when handling a USB composite device?

I have developed an USB device using a LPC2148 and the LPCUSB USB stack. It works well when I set it as an HID device (a keyboard), but when I set it as a composite device, storage (SD Flash Card) and ...
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Linux Embedded Controller editor

Does anyone know of an Embedded Controller editor for Linux? I currently use Read & Write Utility When using Windows to set my fan between 25%-50% because without it my laptop idles at 50°c When ...
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Udev rules on Ubuntu/OMAP (Beaglebone)

I have an IROX Pro-X weather station and am running wview weather software on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been running it on my old laptop for a few months with no problems but am trying to run it on a ...