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Install a Linux system to a USB stick and get perfect persistence!

Posted 02-11-2017 at 11:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

Linux to USB – Installation methods
Many people like to run/test a Linux system without touching/changing their hard drive. There are a lot of installations programs out there for both Linux and Windows. Most of them doesn’t offer persistence though. Very little is written about the fact that the “ordinary” installation program for installations to hard drive (in some cases) also can be used to install a Linux system to a USB stick. Using such an installation method will of course give you...
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Linux Made Simple-A FREE Guide for Beginners

Posted 02-03-2017 at 01:00 AM by beachboy2
Updated 02-03-2017 at 03:10 AM by beachboy2

As well as using these LQ forums and blogs for valuable information, total newcomers to Linux may like to look at Linux Made Simple from the publishers of Linux Format magazine:
http://www.linuxformat.com/

Linux Made Simple is available FREE as a 143 page pdf:
https://ia801501.us.archive.org/12/i...le_2015_UK.pdf

Personally, I would much prefer on page 23 that they recommended creating 3 partitions, including...
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Tracking Environmental Data with TPS and Keen.IO

Posted 01-26-2017 at 09:26 AM by Dmitry_Slepov

About the Application
  • Keen.IO is a cloud platform that provides data collection and analysis services via the REST API. Keen offers SDKs for many programming languages, including browser-side JavaScript and Node.js.
  • In this tutorial we used Tibbit #30 (ambient humidity and temperature meter) for collecting environmental data and storing it on the Keen.IO server.
  • A very simple in-browser application is used for fetching data from Keen.IO and displaying charts in the browser window (the
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Simple Card-based Access Control

Posted 01-25-2017 at 08:00 AM by Dmitry_Slepov

About the Application

This project implements a very common access control device. The LTPS is equipped with Tibbit #08 (clock/data and Wiegand interface). It gets card codes from an external RFID card reader. The project lets you save user names and their ID codes into the database, as well as verify the cards you read against the records of the database. When you read a card which ID code matches any ID code from the database, the terminal "grants access" (the blue LED...
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GPIO: Displaying currency exchange rate on 7-segment indicators

Posted 01-25-2017 at 06:13 AM by Dmitry_Slepov
Tags arm, linux, nodejs, tibbo

About the Application

This tutorial is dedicated to the control of 7-segment LED indicators by means of a single Tibbit #00_1 and several shift register ICs (daisy-chained together).
  • 7-segment indicators are reliable and cheap LED devices which can display decimal digits and some characters. Every segment of the indicator is monitored through an allocated input. To drive all these inputs from the LPTS, you need many wires (32 lines for a 4-digit display). A more pragmatic
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