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Possible deadlock solution

I believe that the deadlock problem can be solved by adding a bounded time to the circular wait.  I think by doing so you eliminate the hold and wait criteria needed for a deadlock therefore deadlock is prevented.  Picture a 4-way traffic stop where all lights are red and a timer goes on to enable pedestrians to walk in all directions.  This illustrates the circular wait and without the timer, there is a deadlock.  Coding this is the way I figure it just adding a time constraint condition to the while loop which is a circular or busy wait. 


How To : Install NVIDIA 352.41 Graphics Drivers in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

  The latest version of Nvidia Graphics driver for Linux which is Nvidia 352.41 has been released and is available for download. It comes with plenty of fixes and changes. This article will guide you to install Nvidia 352.41 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.


  • Added support for the following GPUs:
      GeForce GTX 950 Quadro M4000 Quadro M5000
  • Fixed a bug that caused VDPAU to only display the top half of a video frame when decoding and displaying H.265/HEVC encoded video streams.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the X server to crash if an OpenGL application tried to allocate a drawable when GPU-accessible memory is exhausted.

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Collecting Ubuntu Linux System Information

For new computer or Laptop or server, I need to collect the information about its hardware. Even if you don't need hardware info right away sometime down the line you'll need it. For example, when you need to replace a disk or memory or add a new memory with a vendor. In order to replace hardware you need all information in advance. In this post, I'm going to list commands that you can use to collect the hardware information.



How To: Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.2.0 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

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The Linux Kernel 4.2.0 is now available for the users, announced Linus Torvalds. This Linux Kernel version comes with plenty of fixes and improvements. This article will guide you to install or upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.2.0 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.


For 32-Bit Systems

Download the .deb packages.

$ wget
$ wget
$ wget
Install them.

$ sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.2.0*.deb linux-image-4.2.0*.deb
Reboot the system.

sudo reboot

Ubuntu 15.10 'Wily Werewolf' Beta 1 Is Now Available To Download


The first beta releases of Ubuntu 15.10 'Wily Werewolf' have been released. Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu are taking part in the beta releases. These Beta releases include new features and a glimpse of the final 15.10 release. Let's see briefly what's new in Ubuntu 15.10 Beta 1.

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Lennart Poettering merged “su” command replacement into systemd: Test Drive on Fedora Rawhide

With this pull request systemd now support a su command functional and can create privileged sessions, that are fully isolated from the original session. Su is a classic UNIX command and used more than 30 years. Why su is bad? Read more on The Linux Homefront.



5 best open source board games to play online

I have always had a fascination with board games, in part because they are a device of social interaction, they challenge the mind and, most importantly, they are great fun to play. In my misspent youth, myself and a group of friends gathered together to escape the horrors of the classroom, and indulge in a little escapism. The time provided an outlet for tension and rivalry. Board games help teach diplomacy, how to make and break alliances, bring families and friends together, and learn valuable lessons.

I had a panache for abstract strategy games such as chess and draughts, as well as word games. I can still never resist a game of Escape from Colditz, a strategy card and dice-based board game, or Risk; two timeless multi-player strategy board games. But Catan remains my favourite board game.

Board games have seen a resurgence in recent years, and Linux has a good range of board games to choose from. There is a credible implementation of Catan called Pioneers. But for my favourite implementations of classic board games to play online, check out the recommendations below.

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Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2015 Released, Amazing Development By Team, Install/Upgrade XDM 2015 I

Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2015 Released

Xtreme Download Manager is a free and open source download manager. XDM is cross-platform and is available for Linux, Windows and Mac. The new version has just been released with amazing changes to it. Specially XDM look has completely changed. I bet you'll be amazed watching development of the team. Let's see what's new in this release!

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Development Trend Of Handheld

The handset is called mobile, convenient and dynamic may be mentioned as tablets, smart phones, mobile phones. Users easily take with you even in the process of moving and not meet any obstacle.

Currently these devices has overcome problems like size, fashion styles and tastes are emphasized. The material used to fabricate devices such as metal, plastic, wood is used in combination with color and fashion ability.

Display size greater than combined with touch capabilities to enhance the user experience, coupled with the web surfing for smartphones and online conferencing capabilities for machine tablet above the media functionality of the device.

The operating system is usually supplied with the device, the major equipment manufacturers now as Apple, Google, Microsoft, ... and the ability to download, install thousands of applications expand.

Apple users tend to be stylish and striking, with the acquisition of Nokia mobile carrier Microsoft products are considered new flow.

The new version, upcoming tablet like the Galaxy Tab S2, Tablet G Pad II, of Smartphone like iPhone 6S, Galaxy Note 5, Sony Xperia Z5, Microsoft Lumia 940, HTC One M9 +, Motorola Moto G, ... user can look forward to enjoying the benefits that technology brings.


How to Install Kernel 4.1.6 LTS in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Derivatives

Linux kernel 4.1.6 LTS has been announced and released by Greg Kroah-Hartman. It now available to download and install.

Linux kernel 4.1.6 LTS updates numerous drivers, especially for things like CLK, Crypto, DMA, GPU (mostly Radeon and Intel i915), hwmon, MD, networking (mostly Wireless, for things like ath10k), PHY, SCSI, Staging, Thermal, USB, and Xen. Additionally, there are sound improvements, and fixes for the NFS and OCFS2 file systems.

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Xtreme Download Manager Updated with New UI

Xtreme Download Manager known (also called Xdm or XDMAN), is free and open source download manager based on java and support for major operating system including Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. It can easily integrated with major web browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, IE etc – So, if you download any file from your web browser, Xdman will automatically launch and download your file.

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