Posts tagged 'ubuntu'

Programing the STK600 AVR board on Linux using C

Setting up the developing enviroment

Note: I’m assuming you have a .deb based distribution and a AVR STK600 board with a ATmega2560 microcontroller that you are programming using an USB cable.

Installing the software

We need to install the following programs and their dependencies:

  • gcc-avr: The GNU C compiler …

Lock screen when closing laptop lid in Ubuntu 11.10

An useful thing to do is to have lock the screen when you close the laptop lid so you don’t have to wait for the timeout but in Ubuntu 11.10 this feature was disabled.

Note: This bug has been fixed in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

To have …