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Android Roms, Recoveries and bootloaders – All you need to know

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 03:33:12 PM
With the most of the companies allowing root access on their devices, many people have started trying custom ROMs, recoveries, mods and all these things. But often as a beginner or an enthusiast one simply cannot understand which part of the Android puzzle fits where.

Top 5 Linux pain points in 2017

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 02:18:52 PM
As I discussed in my 2016 Open Source Yearbook article on troubleshooting tips for the 5 most common Linux issues, Linux installs and operates as expected for most users, but some inevitably run into problems. How have things changed over the past year in this regard?

Open-sourcing data will make big data bigger than ever

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 01:04:31 PM
Open source changed everything about how we write code, can open-sourcing data do the same for big data? The experts say yes.

Highly modular industrial computer offers Kaby Lake or Skylake CPUs

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 11:50:11 AM
Cincoze’s rugged, “DX-1000” system offers 6th or 7th Gen Core and Xeon 3 chips plus triple displays, dual hot-swap SATA, 4x mini-PCIe, and other expansion. At 242 x 174 x 77mm, the DX-1000 is larger than Cincoze’s similarly rugged, 150 x 105 x 56.02mm DA-1000, which runs on an Atom E3826. Logic Supply resells the […]

Richard Stallman - One Of My Favorites (GNU/Linux)

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 10:35:51 AM
Renowned programmer and promoter of free software *, Richard Stallman developed many flagship software, notably those underlying the GNU project and the general public license known by the acronym GPL, which he wrote with the lawyer Eben Moglen and the collaboration of Roland McGrath.

What to Expect from the Ubuntu 17.10 Release

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 09:21:31 AM
One of the hottest events in October is the release of Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome desktop. Here’s what you can expect to find in this Ubuntu 17.10 release.

The Smallest Server Suite Updated with Better Support for SCSI and RAID Devices

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 08:07:11 AM
4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki? is informing us today on the release and immediate availability for download of version 23.0 of his TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) lightweight and open-source Linux OS.

MS-DOS variant PC-MOS/386 reborn as open source

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 06:52:50 AM
Want a blast from your floppy disk past? PC-MOS/386, a 30-year-old MS-DOS clone operating system, is back as open source.

PC/104-Plus SBC runs Linux on a Vortex86DX3

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 05:38:30 AM
WinSystems has launched a rugged “PPM-C412” PC/104-Plus SBC with a dual-core Vortex86DX3, dual LAN ports, and -40 to 85°C and dual display support. The PPM-C412 is being promoted by Arlington, Texas based WinSystems as an upgrade path for users of the circa-2009 PPM-LX800, a PC/104-Plus SBC with a 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processor much like […]

How to Encode Data From Python To JSON

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 04:24:10 AM
JSON is the universal format for passing data between programs and/or languages, especially on the web. Python has excellent built-in support for converting data from a Python program into JSON for another program to use.

RaspAnd Brings Android 7.1.2 Nougat to Your Raspberry Pi 3 with GAPPS, Kodi 18.0

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 03:09:50 AM
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced the release of a new build of his commercial RasnAnd project that lets users run Google's Android mobile operating system on their Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computers.

Processors – Everything You Need to Know

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 01:26:39 AM
Our digital devices like Phones, Computers and laptops have grown to become so sophisticated, that they are no longer just devices, they have evolved to become a part of us.

Protect Your Android Phone With OpenVPN In 10 Minutes

Tuesday 24th of October 2017 12:12:19 AM
This guide shows you how to install, configure and connect your Android phone to your own OpenVPN server in 10 minutes.

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6-Way Enterprise Focused Linux Distribution Comparison With An Intel Core i9, Dual Xeon Gold Systems

Here's our latest Linux distribution comparison with this time looking at the out-of-the-box performance of six Linux distributions while running a range of enterprise/workstation-focused benchmarks while using two systems. One system is a high-end Core i9 7980XE desktop system and the other a Tyan 1U Xeon Scalable server with dual Xeon Gold 6138 processors. Read more

Security: FOSS Versus Windows

Linux/Android hacker SBC with hexa-core Rockchip SoC debuts at $75

The Vamrs “RK3399 Sapphire” SBC is on sale for $75, or $349 for a full kit. Vamrs is also prepping an RK3399-based “Rock960” 96Boards SBC. Rockchip’s RK3399 is one of the most powerful ARM-based system-on-chips available on hacker boards, featuring two server-class Cortex-A72 cores clocked to up to 2.0GHz, as well as four Cortex-A53 at up to 1.42GHz and a quad-core Mali-T864 GPU. The hexa-core SoC has appeared on T-Firefly’s Firefly-RK3399 SBC and RK3399 Coreboard computer-on-module, as well as Videostrong’s VS-RD-RK3399 SBC and Theobroma’s RK3399-Q7 Qseven module. Now we have a new contender: Shenzhen based Vamrs, which built the limited edition Rockchip RK3399 Sapphire SBC as the official RK3399 dev board for Rockchip, is now re-launching the board, which features a 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible connector, with “many in stock” for a discounted price of $75. Read more