First Encounter with Inductive Sensor

Operating Principles for Inductive Proximity Sensors Inductive proximity sensors are used for non-contact detection of metallic objects. Their operating principle is based on a coil and oscillator that creates an electromagnetic field in the close surroundings of the sensing surface. The presence of a metallic object (actuator) in the operating area causes a dampening of Read More …

List all installed Packages

I found out how to do this recently and thought it might be helpful to some people. To output this information to a file in your home directory you would use, Code:

And if you wanted to use the list to reinstall this software on a fresh ubuntu setup, Code:

followed by Code: Read More …

Lazy Load

One way would be to create a small bash script that will kick off those programs, then create a startup script that calls it via at. So, create your bash script, something like Script 1:

Then create your kickoff script Script 2, that will execute Script 1

Terminal Commands

LYX: sudo apt-get install texlive-publishers sudo apt-get install texlive-science Miscellaneous chown chmod chgrp lsmod lsmod lspci lsusb grep dmesg dmesg | grep tty   Programming AVR

Package Related install .rpm directly

convert .rpm to .deb

install converted .deb package

Get window borders back

enter the command in RUN aoss gtick Read More …

Ubuntu Maintenance

Remove partial packages, unused dependences, orphaned packages You have installed a lot of applications, uninstalled them.  A lot of times when you apt-get remove all those dependencies stay behind. There are a lot that think aptitude is the answer but I have found that when you aptitude remove an application it removes stuff you don’t Read More …

Install Fonts in ubuntu

Manually There are various locations in GNU/Linux in which fonts can be kept. These locations are defined in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf; standard ones include /usr/share/fonts, /usr/local/share/fonts, and /home/<username>/.fonts (where <username> is your user name). The easiest way to install a truetype font is to press alt-F2 and enter the following code (this will open nautilus in the Read More …