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Real-time Linux (RTL), a form of mainline Linux enabled with PREEMPT_RT, has come a long way in the past decade. Some 80 percent of the deterministic PREEMPT_RT patch is now available in the mainline kernel itself. Yet, backers of the strongest alternative to the single-kernel RTL on Linux -- the dual-kernel Xenomai -- continue to claim a vast superiority in reduced latency.
Having disguised Android and Chrome OS patent settlements as OEM "bundling" deals (preinstalling Microsoft spyware), Microsoft now comes up with a new way to market its "protection" (of FOSS it didn't even develop) from patent trolls, which requires that people pay Microsoft a subscription fee
With RHEL 7 RedHat has made significant changes the way Linux used to work. Here we are discussing New features in RHEL 7
GitHub's Ian Olsen is announcing today the general availability of the Atom 1.14 open-source and multiplatform hackable text editor for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.
Ah, the venerable survey. It can be a fast, simple, cheap, and effective way gather the opinions of friends, family, classmates, co-workers, customers, readers, and others.Millions turn to proprietary tools like SurveyGizmo, Polldaddy, SurveyMonkey, or even Google Forms to set up their surveys. But if you want more control, not just over the application but also the data you collect, then you'll want to go open source.Let's take a look at four open source survey tools that can suit your needs, no matter how simple or complex those needs are.read more
Google released Android Wear 2.0, available on the new LG Watch Style and Sport, with an overhauled UI, autonomy, LTE, app downloads, and Google Assistant. Google’s Android Wear distribution for smartwatches and wearables has cumulatively held its own against the Apple Watch, but considering the sorry state of the smartwatch market in general, that’s not […]
Softpedia was informed today by NethServer Community Manager Alessio Fattorini about the general availability of the NethServer 7 Linux-based operating system.
Open source software is the norm these days rather than the exception. The code is being written in high volumes and turning up in critical applications. While having this code available can offer big benefits, users also must be wary of issues the code can present and implement proper vetting. Josh Bressers, cybersecurity strategist at Red Hat, emphasized this point during a recent interview.
Barix is rebooting its line of HVAC-oriented Barionet universal programmable I/O devices with the Barionet 1000. This is the first model to run on Linux, the first to offer WiFi, and the first to supply USB connectivity. Thanks to OpenWrt stack, it also appears to be the first to support IPv6 networking.
We all knows, most of the Servers (Including world Top Super Computers are running in Linux) are running in Linux platform on IT infrastructure because Linux is more flexible compare with other operating systems. Other operating systems required reboot for small small changes & patch updates but Linux systems doesn’t required reboot except critical patch updates.
The Linux-based, $149 “Brilliant Control” smart lighting controller has a wall-mounted, 5-inch screen, Alexa voice support, motion control, and video chat. Most home automation devices are controlled exclusively through a mobile or web app, but there’s a growing trend toward wall-mounted displays as well as voice interaction.
This article contains an analysis and solution for blocking of international SPAM botnets with on postfix mail servers by using a postfwd plugin which analyses the sasl connects by country.
A successful open source management program has seven essential elements that provide a structure around all aspects of open source software. In the previous article, we gave an overview of the strategy and process behind open source management. This time we’ll discuss two more essential elements: staffing on the open source compliance team and the tools they use to automate and audit open source code.
Do you need a Linux distro for programming? For starters, there aren’t any distros that are specifically targeting programmers per se. It doesn't really matter, as a Linux distribution is mostly the same as the next one in regards to what software you'll be able to use on it. But then again, there are a few distros available that will be preferable due to the way they have been built up. You should also consider the kind of programming you’re into, whether web-based or system or application programming.
Microservices and services-oriented architecture are here to stay, but this kind of distributed system destroys the traditional type of process monitoring. Nonetheless, companies still need to understand just what’s happening inside the flow of an application.
Many times you may have data on a partition, especially on a Universal Serial Bus (USB) drive. It may be necessary at times to make a copy of a drive or a single partition on it. Raspberry Pi users definitely have this need for the bootable SD Cards. Owners of other small form computers can also find this useful. Sometimes it is best to make a backup quickly if a device seems to be failing.
Vivaldi Technologies have had the great pleasure of announcing the general availability of the Vivaldi 1.7 web browser for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Vim is one of the most popular text editors among programmers, web developers, and power users of GNU/Linux. This is not surprising, because Vim offers high-speed editing, has extensibility, and is pre-installed on most Linux-based distributions.read more
So far there's been no news on Microsoft's reaction to "open source" being officially recognized by the arbiters of the English language.
For many of us, the most important part of security is making our personal data safe. The best security will withstand any abuse, theoretically. However, in the real world, you can’t cover all possible situations of abuse. Therefore, the best strategy is... Continue Reading →