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  Skype wins its position in Windows 8.1

According to The Verge, Skype finally wins its position in Windows 8.1 after acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft will drop the existing communications applications on existing Windows and replace it with Skype. Skype and Windows 8.1 will be more closely associated and this is what Microsoft expects. On Windows 8.1, users can still use Skype for voice or video calls even it's in lock screen mode.In February, Microsoft announced that Windows Live Messenger users would be forced to upgrade to Skype, ...

2,305 0 0          SKYPE WINDOWS 8.1 BUILD 2013


  10 major updates of Windows 8.1

Last night, the 2013 Microsoft Build Developer Conference started in San Francisco. The highlight of the first day is Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the release of Windows 8.1 Preview . The final version will be released in November and he also mentioned that there would be over 300 updates on the new OS. Now let's summarize 10 major updates of the new OS. 1. Classical desktop mode After getting a lot of feedback from users, Microsoft adds a new setting. Users can choose to start in clas...

6,161 6 3          BUILD WINDOWS 8.1


  The new Surface RT may use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor

According to Sina Tech, Microsoft will launch its new Surface RT tablet equipped with Qualcomm processor . The source said, some of the new Surface RT will use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, this processor will provide faster wireless data connection speed. The current Surface RT uses Nvidia's Tegra processor. Some versions of the Surface RT will continue to use Tegra processor. By adding Qualcomm processor as another option, Microsoft will further expand Surface RT function. Despite Microsoft h...

1,791 0 0          PROCESSOR SURFACE RT QUALCOMM


  About tmpfs

tmpfs is another confusing name in Linux kernel, its implementation is in mm/shmem.c, shmem has no relation to tmpfs at first glance although we know tmpfs is based on memory. We can understand why we use this name by seeing where this is used. In a desktop Linux system, tmpfs is loaded usually: % grep tmpfs /proc/mountsdevtmpfs /dev devtmpfs rw,seclabel,nosuid,relatime,size=1958956k,nr_inodes=489739,mode=755 0 0tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs rw,seclabel,nosuid,nodev,relatime 0 0tmpfs /run tmpfs rw,seclab...

2,468 0 0          LINUX TMPFS FILE SYSTEM


  Funny Linux commands

1. sl You will see a train moving from the right to left on the screen. Install : $ sudo apt-get install sl Run : $ sl It has options like -aiFe: -a An accident seems to happen. You'll feel pity for people who cry for help.-l shows little one.-F It flies.-e Allow interrupt by Ctrl+C. We can also make fun of other people by setting an alias like below: $alias ls=sl When the user types ls, he will see the train instead of the file list. 2. fortune Output one statement, it can be a joke, or famous...

12,959 1 2          LINUX FUNNY COMMAND FIGLET SL


  Hello, Kernel!

When we learn module programming, the first small program must be hello, kernel!. For a novice, how do we avoid some mistakes and how to fix the bugs we have when writing the first module program? Is there any example we can refer to? Here is one example. 1. Write the hello.c 01 #include <linux/init.h> 02 #include <linux/module.h> 03 #include <linux/kernel.h> 04 //Compulsory 05 //Module lincese declaration 06 MODULE_LICENSE("GPL"); ...

2,550 0 0          LINUX MODULE KERNEL


  10 tools to make your shell script more powerful

Many people mistakenly think that shell scripts can only be run in command line. In fact shell can also call some GUI components such as menus,alert dialogs, progress bar etc. You can control the final output, cursor position and various output effects. Here we introduce some tools which can help you create powerful, interactive and user friendly Unix/Linux shell scripts. 1. notify-send This command can let you inform the process to send a desktop notification to users. This can be used to send ...

4,776 0 0          GUI SHELL ZENITY


  Surface Pro available in mainland China on April 2

According to 36Kr, the Surface Pro will available in mainland China, Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong , New Zealand and the United Kingdom starting from the end of March. Now the confirmed news is Surface Pro will be on sale in mainland China at 9:00pm on April 2 officially. The Surface Pro price in the United States is 64GB/$899, 128GB/$999. If it's the same in China, then the cheapest Surface Pro should be nearly ¥5600,the 128 GB Surface Pro will be up to ¥6200.Surface Pro configu...

2,760 0 2          CHINA SALE SURFACE PRO