SSH Tips and Tricks

August 31, 2014 / 0 comments

The Secure Shell (SSH) is a fantastic safe data exchange and communication system, and not only a remote login tool. It can be used for tunneling several protocols, including TCP itself, thus allowing information routing between socket, similar to a VPN. With a program like SSHFS it is even possible to mount a remote file system with…

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GCC Cross-Compiler with Newlib for Microcontrollers

August 1, 2014 / 0 comments

The following recipe illustrates how to build GCC and binutils from source code as a cross-compiler for generating code for microcontrollers like ARM-Cortex (STM32), MIPS (PIC32) or M68K (Coldfire). Once there is not a target operating system, the library Newlib will be employed. Newlib is an optimized version of libc specially designed for embedded processor systems. This can…

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