Linux Malware Detect for occasional non-root use

Intro This is a minimal HOWTO on installing Linux Malware Detect for occasional use as a regular non-root user. Not that I’m so sure it’s worth bothering, given that contemporary exploit code seems to be able to go under its radar. Background One not-so-bright afternoon, I got a sudden mail from my web hosting provider [...]

USB 3.0 is a replacement, and not an extension of USB 2.0

USB 3.0 is slowly becoming increasingly common, and it’s a quiet revolution. These innocent-looking blue connectors don’t tell the little secret: They carry 4 new data pins (SSTX+, SSTX-, SSRX+, SSRX-), which will replace the existing D+/D- communication pins one day. Simply put, USB 3.0 is completely standalone; it doesn’t really need those D+/D- to [...]

Hierarchies in Orcad schematics: Please, don’t

It seems like hierarchies are to board designers what C++ is to programmers: It kills the boredom, but also the project. They will proudly show you their block diagrams and the oh-so-ordered structure, but in the end of the day, noone can really figure out what’s connected to what. Which is kinda important in a [...]