Questions tagged [linux]

Linux is an UNIX like open source operating system written by Linus Torvalds. There is a spin-off of Linux OS for EE called "Fedora Electronics Lab". If your Linux question isn't electronics-related, ask on one of the other Stack Exchange sites. Stack Overflow, Unix & Linux or Super User are likely what you're looking for.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
29
votes
7answers
28k views

Linux on ARM Cortex-M3 series

I'm new to ARM and a bit confused with all the diferent series. I need to build a low power gateway (ethernet, wifi...), so I guess a cortex-M or cortex-R will be the good starting point. But it didn'...
11
votes
10answers
9k views

Linux / Mac AVR Programming Suite?

I have been coding and using Arduinos for quite some time now. However I am ready to move up to using straight AVR chips without the arduino bootloader. My question is what are resources to do this? ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Error while uploading hex file to AVR uC

I am trying to upload a hex file to an ATtiny85 from Ubuntu by running these commands: ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

AVR debugwire in Linux

So, I have hooked up a ATtiny88, and am programming it with the Dragon AVR using ISP. I have also set up the build toolchain, using avrdude, and the gnu avr tools. Everything is working great. Now I ...
22
votes
3answers
28k views

AVR - How to program an AVR chip in Linux

I recently got an AVRISmkII AVR programmer, and I have an ATtiny85 and ATmega328. I was wondering how I could program these chips (with the programmer) but when I try getting Atmel Studio 6 it is only ...
8
votes
5answers
4k views

Firsthand experience with Linux AVR IDE

I am looking for some input into getting a good integrated development environment set up for AVR programming under Linux (Assembly and C). My studies gave me some limited practical experience with ...
26
votes
8answers
31k views

How do I develop for STM32 discovery on Linux? [closed]

I have an STM32 discovery board and would like to be able to program it on Linux. What is the easiest way to do this?
24
votes
6answers
22k views

Comparison Between SPICE Simulators

I've recently realized that I can't do everything easily in ngspice, mainly because analysis has to be performed through the interpreter. I'm considering switching to a new SPICE simulator. I'd like ...
36
votes
5answers
12k views

What's the simplest Linux capable board I could make at home?

I'd like to make a single board computer capable of booting Linux, with my low-tech garage tools (2 sided PCBs, reflow skillet, no plating through holes). What's the simplest hardware design I could ...
19
votes
6answers
11k views

Smallest embedded linux distro?

I like to ask to the experts out there.. What is the best embedded linux distro for: Flash memory ~ 700Kb Ram ~ 256Kb Processor: High end arm cortex M3 (something from STM32 family for eg) Required ...
8
votes
2answers
9k views

Move embedded programming from Keil to Linux

I'm currently using Keil to develop for an STM32 discovery board. My project is close to finished, and I'd like to move to a Linux based building environment. I've been using the preconfigured ...
23
votes
5answers
11k views

Cheapest ARM with an MMU [closed]

What is the cheapest ARM processor with an MMU so I don't have to use uCLinux? Bonus for non-bga and integrated RAM/Flash
11
votes
6answers
16k views

How to plot current in ngspice?

I wish to plot out the current and power in ngspice. In the case of voltage, for example, if I wanted to plot the voltage at node 1 I would use: plot v(1) ...
13
votes
7answers
8k views

Program for simulating circuits on linux [closed]

Do you know any program that works on linux and can simulate complex circuits?
10
votes
3answers
13k views

How do I debug a Arduino Uno with gdb on a Linux pc?

How do I debug (source code single step) a Arduino Uno with gdb on a Linux pc? Please note that I do not like to use AVR Studio in wine or VirtualBox. Question 1: Physical connection How and what do ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

How to use k150 pic programmer on Linux?

I'm trying to start with PIC microcontrollers. I bought this programmer: http://www.kitsrus.com/pdf/k150v2.pdf and a 16F628A. But I'm not able to use it with my Arch Linux... How can I do that? Thx
9
votes
8answers
10k views

Best way to install arm-elf-gcc onto a Linux machine

Hey folks, I'm working on a device using arm-elf-gcc to compile code for a MakingThings prototype board. My development machine is a Linux box running Ubuntu 9.10. On a different linux box using ...
3
votes
4answers
958 views

linux sbc recommendations [closed]

I realize this is nearly a dupe of SBC Recommendations , but I have slightly different specs in mind. Does anyone know of a single-quantity SBC with the following features? 32 bit CPU, something ...
3
votes
0answers
383 views

Linux enc28j60 driver always times out on transmit

I've wired up an ENC28J60 module with an SPI interface to a Beaglebone Black development board running Linux 3.8, but I cannot get the device to TX (or RX) anything. Every attempt to TX times out and ...
8
votes
1answer
4k views

Can an ATmega or ATtiny device signature be read while running?

While programming an ATtiny or ATmega, avrdude prints the device signature, in this example it is an ATtiny. avrdude: Device signature = 0x1e910a Can I read this ...
6
votes
5answers
1k views

Cheap PIC programmer, must be Linux compatible

I'm comfortable with working on Arduino based projects, but I'm looking to start experimenting with PIC programming. How would I go about building my own pic programmer? I thought there must be a ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to get started using ngspice?

I've recently finished some work with hspice, and now I don't have access to the server. I've installed ngspice on my Fedora 15 machine, but I'm unfamiliar with how it works. In hspice, I was able to ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

AVR-GCC: Ports Undeclared when compiling

My Setup I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to be able to use gcc and avrdude to compile and program my ATmega328. I followed this Ladyada tutorial: Ladyada AVR Tutorial Everything installed ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Drawing Out Circuits from SPICE Description

I've become familiar with ngspice on Linux (Fedora 15). I even got syntax highlighting going for .sp files in gedit. However, when I describe the circuit in a SPICE deck I have no way of telling ...
1
vote
5answers
2k views

Software alert when doorbell rings. Doable?

I am looking for a way to send alerts to my Linux laptop each time the doorbell rings to avoid those unpleasant times when a visitor ends up waiting minutes outside my door when I am alone and have ...