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Oracle announced just a few minutes ago that the first Beta build of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.1 virtualization software is available for testing for all supported platforms.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at FireFox OS for IoT, NextCloud announcement, San Francisco open voting system, open scientific research in EU by 2020, and more.
On a continually changing network it is often difficult to spot issues due to the amount of noise generated by expected network traffic. Even when communications are seemingly quiet a packet sniffer will display screeds of noisy data. To monitor your network in detail what you need is a super-fast and lightweight alternative, directly from the console.
This posting follows up "Deploying OpenStack on just one hosted server" http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/229554/index.html, but is focused on utilizing i7 4790/4770 CPUs with inexpensive boards like ASUS Z97-P having 32 GB RAM.
Also included: Four new distros, the quote of the week, Steam Machine lacks steam, Ubuntu's tool for making Snaps, and ArchAssault changes its name.
The Debian Project announced on their Twitter account that the eleventh and last maintenance release in the stable Debian GNU/Linux 7 "Wheezy" operating system is now available for download.
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to set up the time zone on a Linux VPS running CentOS 7 as an operating system.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week[he]#039[/he]s edition, we take a look at over half a million Steam controllers sold, Tomb Raider patch to improve gameplay, and new games out for Linux.Open gaming roundup for May 29 - June 4, 2016read more
Aside from the Tizen-based Samsung Gear S2, and a dozen or so Android-based Android Wear watches, Linux has been something of a no-show in the smartwatch market. Most lower-end watches skip the overhead of Linux in favor of simpler RTOS-based devices running on MCUs.
Orbital Apps – A new generation of Linux Applications
There’s a component to the SouthEast LinuxFest that’s not seen at most other free and open source conferences, as the conference seeks to celebrate not only FOSS, but Southern culture as well.
Logging is an essential debugging feature for any programming and scripting language, which goes beyond simple print statements. For example, logging allows you to track in which module/function/linenumber logging messages are generated. You can also differentiate logging based on severity, and can direct logging messages to stdout/stderr, a file, a network socket, etc.
For Intel’s desire to break into the maker market dominated by ARM and microcontrollers, is the third time the charm?
Marvell’s dual-core Cortex-A7 “IAP220” SoC for low-power IoT and wearables runs Linux, Android, or Brillo, and offers an integrated sensor hub. The latest in Marvell’s IoT Application Processor (IAP) family of processors, the IAP220 is the little sister to Marvell’s IAP140 SoC. The newly shipping IAP140, which runs Brillo on Marvell’s Andromeda Box Edge hacker […]
Lives could have been put at risk by pushy upgradeWhen you're stuck in the middle of the Central African Republic (CAR) trying to protect the wildlife from armed poachers and the Lord's Resistance Army, then life's pretty tough. And now Microsoft has made it tougher with Windows 10 upgrades.…
OpenSwitch has joined the Linux Foundation's stable of networking projects.This is a significant step. It means the network operating system's development will be drivenby community needs, instead of the needs of few private companies.
A round up of the major news stories in the Linux world.
Whether you’re using the Evolution groupware client for work or personal email, you very well might need to add a layer of security to your communications.
Softpedia has been informed today, June 3, 2016, by an anonymous reader that there's a new build of the PCLinuxOS 64 MATE Edition operating system available for download, version 2016.06.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight an open source 3D printed violin; a poll asking which of these two prominent boards, Raspberry Pi or Arduino, is best for beginners; one grandpa's Raspberry Pi project day with his grandkids; 6 open source architecture projects to check out; and a poll in honor of GIMP's 18 years since the release of version 1.0.