Installing ftp service in Ubuntu 12.04

This may be very simple but to keep things handy the below will install ftp service in you Ubutu Linux machine:


vbhadra@vbhadra-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install vsftpd
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed
vsftpd
0 to upgrade, 1 to newly install, 0 to remove and 318 not to upgrade.
Need to get 130 kB of archives.
After this operation, 353 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main vsftpd i386 2.3.5-1ubuntu2 [130 kB]
Fetched 130 kB in 0s (927 kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously unselected package vsftpd.
(Reading database ... 183924 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking vsftpd (from .../vsftpd_2.3.5-1ubuntu2_i386.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Setting up vsftpd (2.3.5-1ubuntu2) ...
vsftpd start/running, process 4107
vbhadra@vbhadra-VirtualBox:~$

This has been tested on a Ubutnu 12.04 running on a virtual box.

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Browse Kernel code with Eclipse

This blog will try to demonstrate the steps required to use eclipse for browsing Linux kernel level source code, e.g. Linux kernel tree or device driver codes. If you have already worked with Linux kernel level source code you will know that the Linux kernel is written in C and Linux kernel space device drivers are also written in C. For c/c++ source code the eclipse version I use is called Eclipse-CDT (C/C++ Development Tooling). My development environment is Ubuntu Linux. So most of my references will be based on Ubuntu packages but these steps are pretty much similar in other Linux distros.

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