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Tiny, open, $18 quad-core SBC has WiFi, BT, eMMC, microSD

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 10:22:29 PM
FriendlyARM’s 40 x 40mm “NanoPi Neo Air” hacker SBC runs Ubuntu Core on an Allwinner H3 with 8GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, a DVP cam connector, and a microSD slot. The NanoPi Neo Air is a respin of the astonishingly affordable, $8 NanoPi Neo that shipped in July, and has the same 40 x 40mm dimensions […]

Use shortcuts for faster web browsing

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 09:25:18 PM
The web browser has become the most important software on most users’ computers. You probably use your web browser for entertainment, work, learning, and other purposes. Therefore you can make your life easier by using it efficiently. Here are some tips for keyboard shortcuts that will save you time and... Continue Reading →

Open Source Projects Must Work Together to Survive

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 08:28:07 PM
Open source software is in danger of being beaten at its own game by upstart services that are tightly integrated, less complex, and easier to use. That message was at the heart of the cautionary tale told by Stephen O’Grady in his keynote at this year’s ApacheCon North America in May.

Asian Penguins turn failed program into a Linux success

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 07:30:56 PM
Stu Keroff will be speaking at All Things Open in Raleigh this year. The Community School of Excellence (CSE) Asian Penguins are the world's first and only Linux user group based in a Hmong charter school. A failed Windows laptop program at the school was turned by the Asian Penguins into a Linux more

Choosing the right metrics for your project

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 06:33:45 PM
Last month we discussed setting goals for your community metrics program. These goals serve as a constant reminder of what you want to achieve in the program and should be used as metrics themselves when deciding exactly what you are going to measure.This month we'll document a basic strategy for deciding what to measure, and give examples of specific community metrics we've used in practice. Using our knowledge of our community and the goals we previously came up with, we'll make sure the metrics we choose are more

How to install and use KDEConnect on Ubuntu 16.04LTS

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 05:36:34 PM
In this article, we will discuss one such application - dubbed KDEConnect - that connects your Android or BlackBerry phone to your Linux computer. Suppose you are working on your computer and your phone rings. You pick it up and see that there's a spam SMS. You just ignore it. After some time, the phone rings again. You again pick it up only to see another spam SMS. And this goes on, until you choose not get distracted while you are working.

How to install & configure Jenkins on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora/openSUSE

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 04:39:23 PM
Jenkins is a self-contained Java-based program, ready to run out-of-the-box, with 1000 of plugins to support building, deploying and automating any project.

10 tips for DIY IoT home automation

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 03:42:12 PM
We live in an exciting time. Everyday more things become Internet-connected things. They have sensors and can communicate with other things, and help us perform tasks like never before. Especially at more

7 Ways Linux Users Differ from Windows Users

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 02:45:01 PM
To casual users, one person at a keyboard looks much the same as any other. Watch for a while, however, and the differences start to emerge -- and whether they are using Linux or Windows is the least of them.

Linux and Open Source Hardware for IoT

Wednesday 28th of September 2016 01:33:09 PM
Most of the new 21 open source software projects for IoT that we examined last week listed Linux hacker boards as their prime development platforms. This week, we’ll look at open source and developer-friendly Linux hardware for building Internet of Things devices, from simple microcontroller-based technology to Linux-based boards.

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6 smart settings to make your Android phone anticipate your needs

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Update: Convictions Upheld, Sentences Extended In Romanian Microsoft Bribery Trial

According to the blog post, the trial ended on October 3rd, and investigators found that more than 100 people, including former ministers, the mayor of Bucharest, and various businessmen were involved in this latest corruption scandal involving Microsoft. More than 20 million euros were paid by Microsoft there as bribes. [...] These bribery convictions are just the tip of the iceberg. Multiple news outlets are reporting on investigations of bribery in other countries as well as separate investigations by the US Department of Justice and the US Securities And Exchange Commission. Read more

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