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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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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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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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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 ...
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What is a crossbar?

Thinking of interconnects between devices in Systems on Chips/Networks on Chips, what is a crossbar? This term is used a lot (in contrast to a backpane bus - wiring that connects all components) in ...
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Hue shift on youtube.com (but not when embedded!) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Red and blue are swapped on Youtube This is easily the oddest problem I've yet had. When I'm on youtube, and I look at a video, the hue is all wrong. Pure red becomes ...
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Expect script inside bash script optional statement

Using: CentOS 6.2 BASH shell My script is something along the lines of #!/bin/bash INSTALL_PATH="Enter install path" CR="\n" /bin/su root -c "/usr/bin/expect << EOF spawn name.run expect ...
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How to add auto-cap string to .vimrc?

This is in reply to: A Vim script that checks capital letters and makes necessary corrections that I found useful. I am a confirmed CLI hacker and writer. Because my fingers know Vim, I use it. ...
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changing the boot logo on embedded linux (angstrom)

i have am3517 based embedded board and i have installed my own kernel and filesystem compiled with angstrom toolchain. Now i want to change the bootscreen logo? Is there anyway to do that? Thanks ...
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What options are available for rendering a embedded adobe PDF in a page frame?

What options are available for rendering a embedded adobe PDF in a page frame? Options I would like to set, if anyone knows what they are: Fit page to width (not just height) Dont show left nav ...
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Embedded systems toolkit to learn and practice on my own [closed]

I am from computer science background and planning to learn embedded systems. I have more than enough materials to study, but i have no idea on how to practice it.Please tell me, If there is any ...
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Disable On Screen Keyboard in Windows 7

I run Windows Embedded Standard 7 with a multi touch screen (running on the UPDD driver 4.01.10). The system is running an application in kiosk mode with no need for any other input device. The On ...
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How to remove URL embedded in PDF document? (dialog “the document is trying to connect to” appears)

I have an Adobe PDF document which when opened displays a warning dialog with the words "the document is trying to connect to" followed by a certain URL. I choose the "Block" option to try to be ...
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Testing an embedded device processor [closed]

I am writing some tests to test the processor on an embedded device (running on Linux). The device shell supports Ash, python and I can even run C code after compilation in scratchbox. Can you give ...
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Why FAT16/32 is always in the MBR of embedded devices? [closed]

Couldn't you just put a new file system on MBR and still make it work?Does the firmware need flashing?Why is FAT16/32 is so popular?
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RAM test to run on an embedded device

I want to test RAM on my embedded Linux device for any kinds of problems. Can people suggest any RAM test suites out there? I am working on ARM architecture.
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Windows CE how to install to a Thin Client?

I accidently bought a thin client without Windows CE (haven't clicked on a checkbox...) Now I would like to know how to install Windows CE by myself. ( I want to install a trial version ) The ...
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Google Chrome missing Flash / Shockwave for Jing videos?

I was trying to watch a screencast using Google Chrome on this page: http://www.firebreath.org/display/documentation/Mac+Video+Tutorial However, i'm just getting "Missing Plugin" I have the ...
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How can I boot Windows 7 embedded from USB 3.0?

I am trying to install and boot Windows 7 embedded via USB 3.0. I am able to do this with USB 2.0 but not from USB 3.0. I have a Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3L motherboard. Is this possible? What do I need ...
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Thunderbird not showing embedded images?

I receive a weekly report in Thunderbird (7.0) from the CMS i use for my website. It shows everything in the correct layout but no images. It shows there are 48 attachments vs showing the embedded ...
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How to activate Windows Embedded Standard 2009?

I downloaded Windows Embedded Standard 2009 from my MSDN subscription and built a target image. I installed the image on an HP thin client. The thin client says that I have and evaluation copy. How ...
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Install Windows Embedded Standard 7 from USB

I would like to install Windows Embedded Standard 7 on a HP thin client. I downloaded the ISO file from the MSDN Subscription site but I'm struggling to make a bootable USB disk. I tried using ...
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Embedded webserver (mysql) on a compact flash : how to reduce read/write operations?

I've developed a tiny webserver for home automation out of an ALIX 1D, and based on a debian lenny. It runs very smoothly and is now able to operate quite a lot of different equipment from a webapp. ...
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single chip computer, microcontroller and embedded system

I was wondering what relation and differences are between single chip computer, microcontroller and embedded system? Are single chip computer and microcontroller the same concept? Is microcontroller ...
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Independent hardware-based encryption tool, used with non-cooperative system and drive

I have a small embedded system that supports FAT32. It does not have any encryption options for the files that it saves to an external USB-connected disk. Modifying the source to support encryption is ...
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Embed an Excel spreadsheet inside a PDF?

Is it possible to include an .XLS file inside a PDF, so that the user could open/extract the spreadsheet from their PDF viewer? (Maybe in the same manner MS Word allows you to include a DDE object?) ...
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Embedded Linux Reboot Crash

I'm working with Linux 2.6.23 on an embedded device and am receiving the following error executing the reboot command. ~ # reboot ~ # Syncing hardware clock to system time hwclock: Could not access ...
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Difference Between Windows XP and Windows XP Embedded

What is the diiference between Windows XP and Windows XP Embedded environment and pros/cons of both these environments.
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Embedded Linux Stability

I'm developing an embedded Linux (it is almost over now). What I'm struggling with is the system goes unstable by cutting power source frequently and it does not boot anymore. It even does not perform ...