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FriendlyElec’s open source, 64 x 60mm NanoPi A64 ships runs Ubuntu Core and MATE on an Allwinner A64, and provides WiFi, camera, and 40-pin RPi connectors. Considering how prolific FriendlyELEC (AKA FriendlyARM) has been in churning out open spec NanoPi branded SBCs, it’s surprising the Guangzhou based company has is only now getting around to […]
Finding the best performance settings will always require tedious work. This blog may not be optimal for your needs. It will take a lot of time and effort to find the optimal settings for a system and I hope that this blog will help you get on the right path to figure out what those are.
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Kickstarter making the code for its iOS and Android apps open source, UNICEF and Malawi announcing the first humanitarian drone testing corridor in Africa, and more. Open source news roundup for December 11-24, 2016read more
Alpine Linux creator Natanael Copa was proud to announce the general availability of the first stable release in the 3.5 series of the independently-developed GNU/Linux distribution.
This article explains how to set up a Docker swarm cluster using the newly introduced Swarm mode feature of Docker Engine.
2016 has proven to be a banner year for open source makers as the established methods of free and open source software design continue to gain traction in the burgeoning free and open source hardware (FOSH) field.
Just a few minutes ago, an unexpected third RC (Release Candidate) version of the upcoming Wine 2.0 implementation of Windows on Unix software arrived for public testing.
Devuan Linux is new to the Linux world. It can be a good lightweight option to your current system.Devuan Linux made it's way into Linux world on November 2014. It is making nice and steady progress from that time. The distro entered a beta stage in April 2016. It is based on Debian Jesse.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is keenly worried that President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress will step up surveillance activities and pass laws to curtail electronic rights. As a result, the EFF is advising the tech sector to use end-to-end encryption for every transaction by default, and to scrub logs. "You cannot be made to surrender data you do not have," the EFF said.
End-to-end encryption, which ensures that the only people who can see your communications are you and the person on the receiving end, certainly isn’t new. But in 2016, encryption went mainstream, reaching billions of people all over the world.
At ELCE, Neopenda’s Teresa Cauvel explained how her team built a low-cost neonatal wearable for developing countries using an Intel Curie running Zephyr. The Zephyr Project is still a babe in the technological woods, so it’s only fitting that the open source real-time operating system is driving an innovative wearable solution that aims to improve […]
In OwnCloud, we can add external storage as ownCloud storage devices to extend the storage capabilities of the local server. In this tutorial, I will show you how to enable an external storage or drive in ownCloud 9.
For many of us 2016 flew by, and we didn't complete all our New Year's resolutions or mark everything off our "2016 To Do" lists. I didn't have nearly enough time to play with the Raspberry Pi this year, and my list of projects I want to do keeps growing. In this article I've rounded up 8 recent Raspberry Pi projects that I haven't made yet, but that made it onto my "2017 To Do" list.read more
While it is easy to stream Youtube videos on VLC, it is not as easy to stream other online videos to VLC. This tutorial shows you how to do so.
Etcher is a cross-platform (Windows and Linux) tool that lets you write images to SD cards and USB drives. It enables users to experiment with 'live' Linux environments without writing to the computer's hard disk. I am hoping this tool will let me find the distro best suited for my needs, before 'commiting' one or more distros to my hard disk. Etcher is released under an open source license; the Apache License Version 2.0.
Canonical's Joseph Salisbury informed the Ubuntu Linux community about the latest news regarding the development of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system.
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If you are a student who uses Linux, you can use these Linux education apps to improve your studying and learning experience.
We surround ourselves with our own personal soundtrack. Our music reminds us of the most significant times in our lives and helps us shape how we feel and view ourselves. Having a music player that supports the freedom to choose how our music is delivered to us while not detracting from the playback quality is important, and I've been carefully evaluating open source music players for quite some time.read more
Aaeon’s rugged, Linux-ready “Boxer-6616” embedded controller ships with “Apollo Lake” Celeron or Pentium SoCs, and offers 6x serial and 4x USB 3.0 ports. Aaeon’s Boxer-6616 follows in the steps of the Intel “Bay Trail” Celeron based Boxer-6614. This time, Aaeon moves up to either a dual-core Intel Celeron N3550 or a quad-core Pentium N4200 of […]