The Linux joystick driver provides support for joysticks under Linux. The 1.2.14 version supports classic analog PC joysticks, ThrustMaster FCS, CH Flightstick Pro and 6/8- button gamepad compatible extensions, digitally communicating joysticks from Creative, FPGaming, Genius, Gravis, Logitech, MadCatz, Microsoft, SpaceTec, ThrustMaster, PDPI L4 gamecard, as well as various (NES, SNES, Sega, PSX, Atari, Amiga, Commodore, Amstrad) gamepads and joysticks connected to the PC's parallel port.
The Linux SMP kernel uses spinlocks to protect data structures from concurrent, potentially conflicting accesses. This patch allows you to build a kernel that can perform simple "metering", or record-keeping, of spinlock usage. Also available is source for an associated new command, lockstat, that is used to instruct the kernel to turn this lock metering on or off, retrieve the metering data from the kernel, and display it in a human-readable format.
Linux Letters and Number is a fun and educational learning game intended for children 2 and up. It helps children learn or improve their letters, numbers, spelling, and vocabulary skills through the use of interesting pictures. It also helps them develop important computer skills too. It is written in C using the GTK and GDK_Imlib libraries.
Logical Volume Management is the art of combining disks to create larger and more flexible filesystems. You can concatenate partitions to create huge volumes. It's also possible to create volume 'snapshots' which enable more or less 'hot' backups. But you can also transparently move data from one disk to another. This HOWTO helps you in a very hands-on way to use these amazing tools.
Linux-Kontor is a project for the development of a free business management software suite. Core components of this suite are the commodities, bookkeeping, accountancy, and inventory management modules. Platform-independence, Internet capabilities, and scalability are the three main design requirements. The developers have decided to use Java and a three-tier client-server architecture. The data is stored in an SQL database.