I have a friend who decided to switch to Linux from Windows. I was helping her to get up and running as quickly as possible but we ran into a problem which I can't seem to solve. She uses Debian ...
I have recently acquired a device driver for an integrated watchdog timer on a x86 board on which I am running a minimal Linux system. The kernel is 3.6.11 and it has been built using buildroot. My ...
Standard way to expose device file to userland applications running on an unprivileged user account?
I just finished the first version of a Linux kernel module I've written in C. The module creates a device file (/dev/wn0) that controls a USB device with three LED lights. For example, running as ...
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I have been trying to use my usb bluetooth adapter(silicon wave) on ubuntu 11.10 server, it appears in the lsusb list but it doesn't work Bus 005 Device 003: ID 0c10:0000 root@i5-PC:/home/john# ...
Due to a new version of CUPS, I suddenly lost the direct path to my printers that was previously available under /dev/usb/lpXXX. I used this to print directly from the command line. echo "test" > ...
So I am using Ubuntu and trying to use some hardware which I had some problems with before. The problem before was that the company who made my hardware sold their internal parts to another company ...