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How to Install a Microscope Camera Imager in Ubuntu 15.04

1 hour 8 min ago
The camera treated in this tutorial is a Celestron®, model 44421, monocular, to be installed in amicroscope Globe ®, type of binoculars. This camera comes with a universal adapter for the lens holder and a USB 2.0 connector. The camera will beinstalled on a Netbook Lenovo, model S10-3C, running Linux Ubuntu 15.04. Needless to say, this device does not offer manufacturer support of any Linux version,which is the reason for this tutorial.

Goodbye to Mandriva, Googles double dose of open source, and more news

1 hour 56 min ago
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at Madriva's liquidation, Google double dose of open source, and more!

Install QEMU on ubuntu 15.04 and mange QEMU with Virt Manager

2 hours 43 min ago
QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.When used as a machine emulator, QEMU can run OSes and programs made for one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on a different machine (e.g. your own PC). By using dynamic translation, it achieves very good performance.When used as a virtualizer, QEMU achieves near native performances by executing the guest code directly on the host CPU. QEMU supports virtualization when executing under the Xen hypervisor or using the KVM kernel module in Linux. When using KVM, QEMU can virtualize x86, server and embedded PowerPC, and S390 guests.

How to determine whether a host system is virtual or physical machine

3 hours 30 min ago
The easiest way on how to determine whether a local or remote host is a virtual machine or bare metal physical server is to use Puppet Lab's tool facter.

High-amp DC Motor Control Shield for Arduino

4 hours 28 min ago
Anyone who has spent time with a microcomputer knows the importance of electrical power. The DC Motor Control Shield with XMC1202 for Arduino is a power controller for servos, motors, robotic actuators, and other items that need activation via a big boast of power. This shield was designed to control large motors up to 30A—yeah 30As, as in thirty amps. In case you aren’t fazed by that number, all it takes is one amp to kill you. Your car battery doesn’t put out 30 Amps.read more

Emulator now runs x86 apps on all Raspberry Pi models

5 hours 25 min ago
Eltech’s faster ExaGear Desktop software version now supports ARMv6, in addition to ARMv7, letting users run x86 apps on all models of the Raspberry Pi. Russia-based Eltechs announced its ExaGear Desktop virtual machine last August, enabling Linux/ARMv7 SBCs and mini-PCs to run x86 software. That meant that users of the quad-core, Cortex-A7-based Raspberry Pi 2 […]

New Labs, Spins and ARM websites for Fedora 22

6 hours 22 min ago
Fedora 22 has been released and so far it[he]#8217[/he]s a really awesome Fedora release and the feedback is positive. What you may have missed is that we have also released three new websites: arm.fedoraproject.org spins.fedoraproject.org labs.fedoraproject.org The Websites Team started on...

How to theme GNOME Shell 3.16 (in five simple steps)

7 hours 19 min ago
So, you have installed your brand new GNOME Shell desktop environment and it certainly looks indisputably cool as it is. Using it for quite some time though may make this sexy top panel look dull and your icon set look dusty. These are signs that it is time for a change, so here's a guide on how to quickly (and easily) change the appearance of your GNOME Shell desktop using refreshing theming.

Microsoft Lobbying in India Shoots Down or At Least Weakens Free/Libre Software Policy

8 hours 16 min ago
After Microsoft lobbying (both directly and by proxy) against Indian sovereignty we seem to have ended up with a watered-down Indian policy, which briefly favoured Free/Open Source software (FOSS). This happened in many nations before (especially in Asia) and given Microsoft’s influence in the Indian government we pretty much expected this to happen once again. Let’s not forget that Microsoft is blackmailing British politicians (as it always did). If Microsoft can do this to the empire which ruled India, why not India too?

My Humble Little Game Collection

9 hours 14 min ago
I currently have the flu. Not the "sorta queasy" stomach flu, but the fullout Influenza with fever, aches and delirium-ridden nightmares. Boutsof crippling illness tend to be my only chance to play games. Thankfully,since I'm such a terrible gamer, being sick doesn't really hurt my skillsvery much!

Watch: Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote at the OpenStack Summit 2015

10 hours 11 min ago
As expected, Canonical was present at the OpenStack Summit 2015 event that took place in Vancouver, British Columbia between May 18-22.

FUZE BASIC V3 released for free, now includes image and sprite support!

11 hours 8 min ago
The BASIC-style coding language for the Raspberry Pi is now available for everyone and includes better support for more modern programming

Google to unleash lurching army of THINGS with Brillo OS, Weave

12 hours 5 min ago
New Internet of Stuff platform to take on ... well, everybody else. Google I/O Google is going after the Internet of Things with a brand-new platform aimed at powering a broad range of connected devices.

My Humble Little Game Collection

13 hours 2 min ago
I currently have the flu. Not the "sorta queasy" stomach flu, but the full out Influenza with fever, aches and delirium-ridden nightmares. Bouts of crippling illness tend to be my only chance to play games. Thankfully, since I'm such a terrible gamer, being sick doesn't really hurt my skills very much!

Watch the Old and Amazing Ubuntu TV in Action

13 hours 59 min ago
Ubuntu TV was one of the early attempts from Canonical to branch out on other platforms, and it showed great promise, but it didn't get anywhere. The project is currently shelved, but it's interesting to see that Canonical was thinking about convergence long before they started to publicize it.

Five Reasons to Use Linux

14 hours 57 min ago
I might be wrong, but I get the impression that my Windows friends — which would be most of the people I see on a daily basis — think of Linux as this incredibly geeky system from another planet. I think most of them don’t understand why I use it and why I don’t just stay in the known world — which to them would be Windows. Paradoxically, however, they do get why some folks use Macs.

Hands On Embedded Linux Development Training course.

15 hours 54 min ago
This 3-day seminar focuses on how Linux has been adapted for use in embedded environments, with specific emphasis on the ARM architecture. Through extensive hands-on lab work, you learn how to install a cross-development environment, build a compact version of Linux for an embedded device, install the build on the target system, and test its operation. You’ll create and test programs that exercise I/O as well as networking applications .

F22 release & upgrades, Flock & FUDCon

16 hours 51 min ago
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the five things for May 28th, 2015.

How to install Asterisk 13 on Debian

Friday 29th of May 2015 06:33:46 AM
Asterisk is a Open Source framework for building communication applications. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a VoIP communication server, it powers IP PBX systems, VoIP gateways, conference servers and is used by companies, carriers and governments worldwide. This tutorial shows the installation of Asterisk 13 on Debian.

OpenMandriva's Next Release Will be a Tribute to Mandrake Linux

Friday 29th of May 2015 05:36:35 AM
A decade ago, Mandriva Linux was one of the biggest distributions available on market. It was a mix of the Mandrake Linux and Conectiva Linux operating systems.

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Red Hat CEO: Public cloud "obscenely expensive at scale"

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Intel Gets 'Clear' About Linux and Containers

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