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This is my first post, I’m moving from my mmphego.wordpress,com blog to GitHub pages now. It has been very exciting since I started developing it, soon I’ll add new posts here as well as some of my older ones too. Watch out this space for more!
How I got rid of the dreaded 'Too many open files' ERROR.
How I got rid of the dreaded 'Too many open files' ERROR. One of the most frustrating thing about continuous integration namely Jenkins, is getting to work in the morning with a happy smile expecting a successful Jenkins build and being faced with the dreaded errors/ or system failures. Not... [Read More]
SSH Tunnel: channel_setup_fwd_listener: cannot listen to port
SSH Tunnel: channel_setup_fwd_listener: cannot listen to port I was attempting to use SSH to set up a tunnel to my Jenkins server from home, so I typed the following (Like I do in most days): ssh -f -N -L 8080:remote_host:8080 -p 2222 user@host_address …only to be greeted with the error:... [Read More]
Installing Docker on Ubuntu and how to use it without sudo
Installing Docker on Ubuntu 16.04 and how to use it without sudo Maybe you have heard about Docker, used to package your applications and services into a standardized unit which can be shipped and executed easily without external dependencies in every environment. In this post I want to show you how... [Read More]
Zedboard - Setting up a ARM development environment in Linux
Zedboard - Setting up a ARM development environment in Linux Well now that you have your Zedboard up and running with Petalinux installed, and your network is configured to talk to the outside world, let's get some code running on this thing! First some environmental comments. I am a big... [Read More]
Configure IPython5 to have IPython3's readline, tab-completion, (lack-of) syntax highlighting, etc? (self.IPython)
Configure IPython5 to have IPython3's readline, tab-completion, (lack-of) syntax highlighting, etc? (self.IPython) Like most programmer's I do not like change especially library changes, hence why I had to revert the latest IPython tab-completion back to the previous versions. Start by creating a default iPython profile. From your shell, type: $... [Read More]
Best way to find direct download links of any media
Best way to find direct download links of any media Disclaimer Notice: This post does not endorse piracy. It's purpose is merely educational. We all know that everyone love convinience, by that I mean having to watch your favorite movie, series or let alone listen to your favorite tunes. But... [Read More]
How to mount remote SSHFS via SSH Tunneling!
How to mount remote SSHFS via SSH Tunneling! sshfs is very handy for mounting remote directories on your local filesystem. Recently I needed to mount the / directory off a remote server so I can remotely work from home without complicating everything by ssh'ng then vim my code - Painful... [Read More]
Automagically execute a bash function/cmd upon entering a directory.
Automagically execute a bash function/cmd upon entering a directory. After growing tired of sourcing Petalinux/Yocto-project settings everytime I needed to create/config a project, I decided to compile a script/code that resides under my ~/.bashrc , the only thing the code/script does it automagically source my settings upon entering the directory... [Read More]
Xilinx PetaLinux 2017.2 installation on Ubuntu 16.04.3
Xilinx PetaLinux 2017.2 installation on Ubuntu 16.04.3 The user guide for Xilinx PetaLinux 2017.2 installation is UG1144. It is best used together with Xilinx Vivado 2017.2 version (see my last post about how to install Vivado). More info about PetaLinux embedded OS can be found on Xilinx Products page, and on the Xilinx Wiki site.... [Read More]