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Intel’s “RealSense Robotics Development Kit” features a RPi-like single board computer based on a quad-core Atom x5-Z8350, along with a 3D RealSense camera. The Intel RealSense Robotic Development Kit runs Ubuntu on a new, unspecified open spec, Raspberry Pi-sized, single board computer based on an Intel Atom x5-Z8350 SoC, along with 4GB RAM and 40-pin […]
The development team behind the Enlightenment window manager have published details about the upcoming Enlightenment Developer Days 2016 conference.
Vivaldi is a rather new browser, powered by libraries from more than 100 different open source projects, and growing in popularity. Recently I interviewed Ruarí Ødegaard of Vivaldi. Ruarí is a QA engineer for Vivaldi, the company behind the Vivaldi browser, which was created by the former CEO and co-founder of Opera, Jon von Tetzchner.read more
The developers behind the lightweight, open-source Enlightenment window manager/desktop environment have announced the release of the first Alpha build for Enlightenment 0.21.
Docker Engine 1.11 is out today and the most noteworthy piece is a complete refactoring of code to make use of new model, that used the containerD daemon to spin up new container instances with runC
Intel released an open-spec development kit for its RTOS-driven Quark D2000 MCU, featuring Arduino compatibility, sensors, and a micro-USB port. In November, Intel announced three Quark processors, which unlike the 400MHz Quark X1000 chip found on the Intel Galileo Gen 2 board and numerous IoT gateways, does not support Linux. The bare-metal ready Quark D1000 […]
We have just been informed by Linux AIO that they've passed the 200,000 downloads mark and, in celebration of the event, released a Live ISO image for the Zorin OS 11 distro.
Overall, the key focus for Vivaldi is on user customization, with no shortage of configurable options for how to experience the Web. We look at key features of the Vivaldi 1.0 release.
I decided to take a look at this Vulkan nonsense with The Talos Principle, since I hadn't actually tried it yet myself. Here are some benchmarks done on my 980ti. I will look to do some on my 970 if people want to see them too.
This is an update on the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) program for the first quarter of 2016. MOSS is Mozilla’s initiative to support the open source community of which we are a part.
Logic Supply is selling a rugged, Cincoze-built “DA-1000” mini-PC with an Atom E3826, -25 to 70°C support, and a price starting at $569.
Today Mozilla finally announced the availability of the final release for the highly anticipated Thunderbird 45.0 email, calendar, and news client, for all supported platforms.
With the launch of its Software Reference Platform for ARMv8-A processors,Linaro is proud to enable both a complete end-to-end open-source serversoftware stack and access to ent
Well, that's not a title I ever thought I'd use. But there you have it - open source foundations are taking over the role that open standards consortia used to play
Also in today's open source roundup: Why switching to iPhone from Android is not easy, and Linux botnet attacks grow larger.
The JPG (JPEG) format is without any doubt the most popular format used to share images on the Internet. However, there are several advantages in using PDF images compared to JPG images. For one, while JPG is a raster format with lossy compression, PDF is a layout format that contains both vector and raster graphics.
Cayenne can support multiple devices as well. Beyond adding as many Raspberry Pis as you want, you can select from a range of sensors, extensions and actuators that will be wired to your Raspberry Pi. Once the device is wired, you can then assign it to the GPIO pins. With your GPIO pins registered to certain devices, you can now set alerts or triggers to occur on schedules that you create through the dashboard.
Fedora Workstation ships with a simple, yet capable screenshot utility that allows the user to take quick grabs of your desktop. If you are taking many screenshots in a session or want more control of how your screenshots are taken,... Continue Reading →
A recent court case illustrates the importance of reading and understanding technical terms used in copyright licenses. In Drauglis v. Kappa Map Group, LLC, 2015 WL 4932305 (D.D.C. Aug. 8, 2015), the plaintiff, Art Drauglis, posted a picture from a photo sharing site under the Creative Commons CC BY-SA- 2.0 license.read more
Fedora 24 and Ubuntu 16.04 families are due to release within next month or so.Just about a month ago the Linux notes from DarkDuck blog started a poll where you could vote which of these two distributions you await more. It is time to give the results of that poll now.Let me do this without any further delay.