Monthly Archives: May 2010

Step Down from ILUGC Co-Ordinator Post

From Oct 2002, I am holding the co-ordinator post of the Indian Linux Users Group – Chennai Chapter. The Chennai chapter is one of the India’s old (since 1996), largest (around 2500 members) and active LUG. As I moved to Singapore, it is very diff…

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Moved to Singapore

I moved to Singapore to take up new responsibility at Embinux Team in Singapore Office. I will be doing the same embedded related tasks with an additional responsibility of handling the Embedded Linux and Android Training. Normally I love to share…

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Virus Removal from USB Stick in Linux

Last few days, I connected my USB stick to many Windoz PC for taking print-out and copy some of the scanned documents. As a result of this, my USB is affected by virus and lot of exe files are created in my stick. Initially, I thought of deleting …

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Punched Card

Yesterday, I found this old generation punched card, which was used as a input medium for System 370/155 computers, from a dustbin at IIT-Madras. I saw this card like “how Tom hanks will see the lighter, in cast away movie, after returning from th…

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Minicom and Serial to USB Converter

For an embedded developer, the regular D9 serial port is a very vital interface. Unfortunately, my new development machine is not having the serial port. So I started using the Serial to USB converter. The main issue with this converter is, the de…

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Analog to Android

On May 1st, I visited NBKR Institute of Science and Technology, Vidyanagar, Nellore, AP. This is my 2nd visit to this institute after 2 years. This time, the event is organized by IIP Cell. In the morning session, I shared my experiences with tele…

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