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Snips Uses Rust to Build an Embedded Voice Assistant

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 05:25:22 AM
The team at Paris-based Snips has created a voice assistant that can be embedded in a single device or used in a home network to control lights, thermostat, music, and ......

Linux: To recurse or not

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 04:16:45 AM
Some Linux commands recurse without being asked, while others have to be nudged with just the right option. Here are some ways to use it to make you tasks easier.

Compact, rugged IoT gateway offers dual GbE with PoE

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 03:08:08 AM
Inforce has launched a $250 “Inforce 6320” IoT gateway that runs Linux on a quad -A53 Snapdragon 410, and offers WiFi, BT, GPS, HDMI, USB, -30 to 85°C support, and dual GbE ports with PoE. Inforce Computing’s $250 Inforce 6320 is a compact (170 x 95 x 42mm) IoT gateway that runs Ubuntu Core (Snappy).

cTop – A Command-Line Tool For Container Monitoring And Management In Linux

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 01:59:30 AM
2DayGeek: A CLI tool for container monitoring and management.

Shorter Commands

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 12:50:53 AM
Discover some short replacements for some of your favoritecommand-line commands.

How to Install and Use Netdata Performance Monitoring Tool on Debian 9

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 11:42:16 PM
Netdata is a free, open source, scalable, distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring tool for Linux based operating system. Netdata comes with simple, easy to use and extensible web dashboards that can be used to visualize the processes and services on your system.

Ubuntu Core Embedded Linux Operating System Now Runs on Rigado’s IoT Gateways

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 10:33:39 PM
Canonical announced today the immediate availability of its Ubuntu Core embedded Linux operating system for Rigado’s Edge Connectivity IoT (Internet of Things) gateway solutions.

Create a wiki on your Linux desktop with Zim

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 09:25:02 PM
There's no denying the usefulness of a wiki, even to a non-geek. You can do so much with one—write notes and drafts, collaborate on projects, build complete websites. And so much more.read more

Getting started with SQL

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 08:16:25 PM
Building a database using SQL is simpler than most people think. In fact, you don't even need to be an experienced programmer to use SQL to create a database. In this article, I'll explain how to create a simple relational database management system (RDMS) using MySQL 5.6. Before I get started, I want to quickly thank SQL Fiddle, which I used to run my script. It provides a useful sandbox for testing simple scripts.read more

Windows slithers on to Arm, legless?

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 07:07:48 PM
It can't be worse than RT - and isn'tComment Perhaps more by accident or design, Microsoft managed to lower expectations for Windows on Arm last week – but not set them so low it kills off interest in the platform.…

How to Install a LAMP Server on Debian 9 Stretch Linux

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 05:59:11 PM
The LAMP server is the cornerstone of Linux web hosting. In the early days of dynamic web content LAMP was what won Linux the crown in the web space, and it still is responsible for powering a very large portion of the Internet's sites. If you're looking to set up a LAMP stack to host your website, it'd be hard to find a better option to build it on than Debian Stretch. Debian is, after all, well known for its stability, security, and massive package repositories, and Stretch is certainly no exception.

Oxidizing Fedora: Try Rust and its applications today

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 04:50:34 PM
In recent years, it has become increasingly important to develop software that minimizes security vulnerabilities. Memory management bugs are a common cause of these vulnerabilities. To that end, the Mozilla community has spent the last several years building the Rust...

OpenVAS Ubuntu Installation and Tutorial

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 03:41:57 PM
OpenVAS is the open source version of Nessus, which emerged after Nessus became a closed source scanner. It is considered one of the best security scanners. In this article I will show you how to install OpenVAS on Ubuntu and also provide a tutorial on how to use it for security scanning.

Liferea hack: add links to ABC (Australia) news items

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 02:33:20 PM
To see the the online ABC news article in Liferea's browser corresponding to a headline, you have to double-click on the headline, or right-click on it and and choose "Open In Browser". This works because the article's URL is indeed included in the RSS file, although you can't see it.To get that link into the descriptive text, I wrote a simple hack with AWK, described in detail below.

Bang & Olufsen's RPi add-on brings digital life to old speakers

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 12:50:34 PM
B[he]O and HiFiBerry have launched an open source, DIY “Beocreate 4” add-on for the Raspberry Pi that turns vintage speakers into digitally amplified, wireless-enabled smart speakers with the help of a 180-Watt 4-channel amplifier, a DSP, and a DAC. Bang & Olufsen has collaborated with HiFiBerry to...

Learn to write Linux Device Driver

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 11:41:57 AM
The course covers the key issues in developing and testing Linux device drivers. This three days course provides substantial practice with the key steps in developing Linux device drivers. The course shows attendees how device drivers work with the Linux kernel, how to compile and load drivers, how to debug drivers, as well as other essential topics.

HTTP/2 Server Push Directive Lands in Nginx 1.13.9

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 10:33:20 AM
Open source web server now benefits from new HTTP/2 directive that can help to accelerate web page delivery.

Oracle-Supported Port of DTrace?, Linux Foundation Announces Akraino, New Feral Interactive Game and Qt 5.11 Alpha

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 09:24:42 AM
News briefs for February 20, 2018.

How Kubernetes became the solution for migrating legacy applications

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 08:16:05 AM
In the early days of the internet, if you wanted to launch an application, you had to buy or rent hardware. This was a physical server or a rack of servers, and you needed one server per application, so it was expensive. In 2001, VMware came out with virtualization—software that allowed users to run multiple applications on the same hardware. The cost savings for businesses were tremendous.

Bogus Linux vulnerability gets publicity

Wednesday 21st of February 2018 07:07:28 AM
I am so sick and tired of crap security news about Android and Linux. In the latest example, GoSecure claims it's discovered Chaos: a Stolen Backdoor Rising Again. Yeah. Right. Let's look closer.

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FATHOM releases Crystallon

  • FATHOM releases Crystallon, an open-source software for lattice-based design
    Lattice structures are integral to 3D printed designs, and Aaron Porterfield, an industrial designer at additive manufacturing service bureau FATHOM, has developed Crystallon, an open source project for shaping them into structures.
  • FATHOM Introduces Open Source Software Project for Generating 3D Lattice Structures
    California-based FATHOM, which expanded its on-site managed services and announced important partnerships with Stratasys and Desktop Metal last year, is introducing a fascinating new open source project called Crystallon, which uses Rhino and Grasshopper3D to create lattice structures. FATHOM industrial designer Aaron Porterfield, also an Instructables member, developed the project as an alternative to designing lattices with commercially available software. He joined the company’s design and engineering team three years ago, and is often a featured speaker for its Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) Training Program – and as the project developer, who better to explain the Crystallon project?

Kernel and Graphics: Machine Learning, Mesa, Wayland/Mir, AMDGPU

  • AI-Powered / Machine Learning Linux Performance Tuning Is Now A Thing
    A year and a half ago I wrote about a start-up working on dynamically-tuned, self-optimizing Linux servers. That company is now known as Concertio and they just launched their "AI powered" toolkit for IT administrators and performance engineers to optimize their server performance. Concertio Optimizer Studio is their product making use of machine learning that aims to optimize Linux systems with Intel CPUs for peak performance by scoping out the impact of hundreds of different tunables for trying to deliver an optimal configuration package for that workload on that hardware.
  • Pengutronix Gets Open-Source 3D Working On MX8M/GC7000 Hardware
    We've known that Pengutronix developers had been working on i.MX8M / GC7000 graphics support within their Etnaviv open-source driver stack from initial patches posted in January. Those patches back at the start of the year were for the DRM kernel driver, but it turns out they have already got basic 3D acceleration working.
  • SDL Now Disables Mir By Default In Favor Of Wayland Compatibility
    With Mir focusing on Wayland compatibility now, toolkits and other software making direct use of Mir's APIs can begin making use of any existing Wayland back-end instead. GTK4 drops the Mir back-end since the same can be achieved with the Wayland compatibility and now SDL is now making a similar move.
  • Mesa 18.1 Receives OpenGL 3.1 With ARB_compatibility For Gallium3D Drivers
    Going back to last October, Marek of AMD's open-source driver team has been working on ARB_compatibility support for Mesa with a focus on RadeonSI/Gallium3D. Today that work was finally merged. The ARB_compatibility support allows use of deprecated/removed features of OpenGL by newer versions of the specification. ARB_compatibility is particularly useful for OpenGL workstation users where there are many applications notorious for relying upon compatibility contexts / deprecated GL functionality. But ARB_compatibility is also used by a handful of Linux games too.
  • AMDGPU In Linux 4.17 Exposes WattMan Features, GPU Voltage/Power Via Hwmon
    AMD's Alex Deucher today sent in the first pull request to DRM-Next of AMDGPU (and Radeon) DRM driver feature material that will in turn be merged with the Linux 4.17 kernel down the road. There's some fun features for AMDGPU users coming with this next kernel! First up, Linux is finally getting some WattMan-like functionality after it's been available via the Windows Radeon Software driver since 2016. WattMan allows for more fine-tuning of GPU clocks, voltages, and more for trying to maximize the power efficiency. See the aforelinked article for details but currently without any GUI panel for tweaking all of the driver tunables, this WattMan-like support needs to be toggled from the command-line.

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