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Open-spec COM version of Chip SBC sells for $16

Thursday 13th of October 2016 04:17:28 AM
The Next Thing unveiled a $16 COM version of the Chip SBC called the Chip Pro, plus a dev kit and a $6 SiP version of the Allwinner R8 SoC called the GR8. The Next Thing, which gave us the $9-and-up Chip SBC and Chip-based PocketChip handheld computer, has unveiled a $16, open-spec computer-on-module version of the Chip called the Chip Pro.

ApacheCon Europe

Thursday 13th of October 2016 03:08:51 AM
ApacheCon Europe will bring together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing. 

How to install and use note taking/to-do app FromScratch and news reader app NEWSup on Ubuntu 16.04

Thursday 13th of October 2016 02:00:14 AM
If you are on Linux, and are searching for applications that let you create a to-do list and keep you updated with latest news, you don't have to look any further as in this tutorial we will discuss the installation and usage of applications - FromScratch and Newsup - that are meant for exactly these purposes, respectively.

OPNFV Plugfest

Thursday 13th of October 2016 12:51:37 AM
Come join the OPNFV Interoperability Plugfest at the UNH-IOL facility in New Hampshire. The event will focus on interoperability of the OPNFV platform in 3 key areas of testing: OPNFV Deployment, Network Integration, and VNF Applications. Both OPNFV members and non-members are welcome.

Samsungs 14nm wearable SoC debuts on Gear 3 watch

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 11:43:00 PM
Samsung unveiled a 14nm, dual Cortex-A53 “Exynos 7 Dual 7270” SoC with built-in LTE, which runs Tizen Linux on its new Gear S3 watch. Samsung may be suffering through one of the worst months in its history, culminating with this week’s recall of the exploding Galaxy Note 7, but the company is so diverse it can also produce some feel-good news at the same time.

Federal Judge Says Alice 'Death Knell for Software Patents.'

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 10:45:49 PM
A strongly worded concurring opinion by a Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit judge doesn't mean that software patents are going away, but might raise the bar for enforcing software patents through the courts.

ExTiX 16.5 Is the First Stable Distro Based on Ubuntu 16.10 and LXQt 0.10.0

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 09:48:38 PM
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton proudly announced the release and immediate availability for download of his brand new ExTiX 16.5 Linux-based distribution for personal computers.

Fedora 25 beta released: Community Linux for containers arrives

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 08:08:42 PM
Fedora used to be just for cutting-edge desktop users and programmers. Today, it[he]#039[/he]s still for them, with the long, long delayed release of the Wayland display server, but it[he]#039[/he]s also for cloud builders.

How to change the default SSH port on a Linux VPS

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 07:11:31 PM
There are many ways to secure your Linux VPS. Changing the default SSH port from the default 22 to another one, is one of the first things you should do to secure your Linux VPS.

StormCrawler: An Open Source SDK for Building Web Crawlers with ApacheStorm

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 06:14:20 PM
StormCrawler is an open source collection of reusable resources, mostly implemented in Java, for building low-latency, scalable web crawlers on Apache Storm.

Install and configure Network Time Protocol (NTP) Server,Clients on Ubuntu 16.04 Server

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 05:17:09 PM
Install and configure Network Time Protocol (NTP) Server,Clients on Ubuntu 16.04 Server

Build your own Raspberry Pi tornado warning system

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 04:19:58 PM
At 4:30 in the afternoon on November 15, 1989, an F4 tornado ripped through Huntsville, Alabama killing 21 people. It could have been much worse save for the quick thinking of the people running the after-school program at Jones Valley Elementary. They took the children under the stairs as soon as the power went out. They survived, though the top floor was torn from the building. A mother out front who had come to pick up her child was among the 21 more

Google Pixel: Devices are a dangerous distraction from the new AI interface

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 03:22:47 PM
Pick a partner, eat the Nougat, feel the loveAnalysis There was a distinct whiff of the retro about Google’s launch of its Pixel smartphone. Exclusives with selected large mobile operators; yet another attempt to create a unified Android experience; even the clear focus on Apple as the primary competition – all these should be issues of the past.…

Polishing the wegrep Wrapper Script

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 02:25:36 PM
When last I discussedshell scripts, I was presenting a shell script thatoffered an alternative to the -C context flag in GNUgrep.

FreeBSD 11.0 Released after initial delay, Why ? Due to bspatch vulnerability, a special procedure must be followed for safe upgrade

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 01:28:25 PM
Truncate bspatch to a zero byte file, then FreeBSD-update will fall back to replacing bspatch, rather than applying a binary patch.

Maker Party 2016: Stand Up for a Better Internet

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 12:31:14 PM
Mozilla’s annual celebration of making online is challenging outdated copyright law in the EU. Here’s how you can participate It’s that time of year: Maker Party. Each year, Mozilla hosts a global celebration to inspire learning and making online. Individuals … Continue reading

Installing NVIDIA Drivers All Major Linux Distributions

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 11:34:03 AM
NVIDA supports Linux with its proprietary drivers nearly as well as it does Windows. That said, it's no secret that NVIDIA has long been the go-to choice for gaming on Linux. Unfortunately, even though the drivers support Linux well, installing them can become more complicated when dealing with different distributions. In many cases, the process is very simple but not well documented. In others, it's a bit tougher, but there is no reason that you can't get the latest NVIDIA drivers for your graphics card working on most major distributions.

Facebook Yarn's for your JavaScript package

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 10:36:52 AM
One string to bring them all and in the installation bind themFacebook, working with Exponent, Google, and Tilde, has released software to improve the JavaScript development experience, which can use all the help it can get.…

Black Lab Linux Goes Commercial Due to Lack of Funding, netOS Discontinued

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 09:39:41 AM
Robert Dohnert, CEO of Black Lab Software announced some important changes with the Black Lab Linux and netOS projects.

Google sets the date for first sniff at Android 7.1

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 08:42:30 AM
Holding back Assistant and apps drawer for PixelDevelopers can get their hands on Android 7.1 by the end of the month, Google has said.…

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