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Why C++ Web Development

I generally receive a stunned look when I tell people that we build everything with C++ where possible, including web applications. It happened again recently and they will…

SSH over IPv6

We had a file server in the office set up to grab data from our remote server daily – for off-site backup purposes. This essentially uses RSYNC over…

LTSP and OpenGL 2.1

We’ve recently updated our office computers to the new Ubuntu Xenial LTS. This came with a newer version of KiCad that requires OpenGL 2.1 minimum to run. Unfortunately,…

Gitlab Error 422

There are so many problems when running Gitlab behind a reverse proxy. However, the Error 422 one is the most common. The only way to fix this problem…

ISA Size Comparison

Just to do a quick and dirty comparison of several popular ISAs, I compiled a simple C application that calculates primes using the Sieve of Eratosthenes using the…

Free ISA

While work has been under way on our new processor core, which shall remain multi-threaded using interleaved multi-threading in hardware, we have been searching for a free ISA…

1-Minute Kernel Build

Well, there is a first time for everything. In my many years of dabbling with Linux, this is the first time I had experience a 1-minute kernel build….

Increasing LTSP Framerate

Given that we are presently using an LTSP setup in our office, we could continue to use our old desktops as terminals while investing in better shared server…

Hand-Drawn AEMB2

Upgrading Codelite

I use Codelite extensively, for software development. However, the version of Codelite available in the Ubuntu/Debian repositories are a bit old. Our recent upgrade to Trusty Tahr 14.04…

Robo Olympics 2014

Cross Compiler

Seems that the instructions to build the GCC cross-compiler that were previously on our wiki were lost when we turned it off. So, just to keep things documented,…

NAS4Free on the RC111

At our office, we use the Acer RC111 as a Network Attached Storage device. It has been running a Debian installation all this while but we felt the…

Summer Interns