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[FIXED] "not found (try using -rpath or -rpath-link)" during cross compilation

When you see the following kind of errors during cross compilation (linking phase): ld: warning: libfontconfig.so.1, needed by …/libQtGui.so, not found (try using -rpath or -rpath-link) ld: warning: libaudio.so.2, needed by …/libQtGui.so, not found (try using -rpath or -rpath-link) There … Continue reading

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Buildroot basics

If you are an embedded software developer like me chances are you use embedded Linux for the purpose. It's Open Source, has great tools support and is a great software environment where (almost) everything could be automated through command line … Continue reading

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Self-signed SSL certificate HOWTO

SSL is used for (1) encrypting HTTP traffic and for (2) authentication server against browser's database of trusted certificates. Generating SSL certificate properly is important if you want your customer to use https properly. It costs few bugs per year, … Continue reading

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Check current network bandwidth used on a Linux/Unix box

Sometimes you need to quickly measure current bandwidth used by your Linux box and don't have dedicated command installed. You can use standard /proc/ file entries to get that info from the system. Example of a embedded device with a … Continue reading

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