Tag Archives: How to guides

How to Download, Extract and update the Linux Kernel source

When you are starting to learn Linux programming or Device driver development, then the first thing you need is the Linux Kernel which is available in a zipped archive format from kernel.org. Sometimes I just download the kernel to browse source code of some modules. How to download the Linux kernel source? You just go… Read More »

[VIM] Removing new line at the End Of File in VIM

Vim is the best text editor when it comes to speed, handy and features comparison with any other text editor in this world. You will understand this if you are a UNIX user, administrator or a developer and more importantly if you really know how powerful VIM is. Anyways, today I am going to tell… Read More »

How to fix E575: viminfo: Illegal starting char in line

Once I was working with the VIM editor and everything was normal. When I started using the same VIM editor on the other day and tried to open any file, it was throwing me an ERROR of “E575: viminfo: Illegal starting char in line: SOME_TEXT” Reason of the ERROR E575: viminfo: Illegal starting char in… Read More »

How to disable comments in WordPress

Recently I was searching for how to disable comments in WordPress for some of the pages in my website like the “About Us” page and the “Contact Us” page where I don’t want people to comment. Disabling the comments is really a simple process but I got the solution after searching for around half an… Read More »