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Advantech unveiled Intel Apollo Lake based modules with Qseven, COM Express Compact Type 6, and Mini Type 10 form factors. Advantech’s first three “Apollo Lake” computer-on-modules were part of a massive product announcement of products built around Intel’s new 14nm Atom E3900, Celeron N3350, and Pentium N4200 SoCs.
SUSE has long been a business Linux for business. With the arrival of SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 12 Service Pack 2 , the first major update since last year, SUSE is staying the corporate Linux course.
Collabora's Emil Velikov announced the availability of the Release Candidate (RC) development snapshot of the upcoming first point release of the Mesa 13.0.0 3D Graphics Library.
In 2016, I adopted my first carnivorous plants, a Venus Fly Trap and a Pitcher Plant, which my Facebook friends named Gordon and Bananarama, respectively. I quickly discovered that the health of Gordon and Bananarama was closely connected to the environment I provided as much as to their ability to catch the occasional bug and get energy from the sun.read more
This week in Linux and OSS news, The Linux Foundation's annual Guide to the Open Cloud lists top open source cloud projects? and trends, no Dirty Cow bug patch for Android this month, and more! Stay informed and engaged in open source news with this weekly digest!
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the US government making its open source code public, a new container security project, Mozilla's latest browser project, and more.Open source news roundup for October 30-November 12, 2016read more
KDE Neon takes the stability of Ubuntu 16.04 and applies a cutting-edge release of the KDE desktop to create an absolutely beautiful experience that will appeal to those looking for the best of both worlds.
If you have a Fitbit fitness device and wish to sync your device using the wireless dongle on your Linux machine, the good news is it is possible with the Bluetooth-based Fitbit devices, thanks to a small Python utility called Galileo. Note: you will need a bit of terminal-foo, but to be honest, I found the little program just as reliable if not more reliable and hassle-free than the official Fitbit apps on Android and Windows! In this short article we'll look at how to get it.
In March of this year, the Obama administration created a draft for Federal Source Code policy to support improved access to custom software code. After soliciting comments from public, the administration announced the Federal Source Code policy in August. One of the core features of the policy was the adoption of an open source development model:
After last week's release of Red Hat's RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 7.3 operating system, now Oracle is proud to announce the general availability of its Oracle Linux 7.3 distribution for 64-bit (x86_64) servers.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Vim's 25th year, dashboard tools for visualizing data, thoughts on free software philosophy and ideals, an update on Raspberry Pi Foundation's mission and projects, and security challenges for microservices.
In this final IoT series post, Canonical and Resin.io champion Linux container technology as a solution to IoT security and interoperability challenges. ? An Open Source Perspective on the Internet of Things Part 6: Can Linux containers save IoT from a security meltdown? ? Despite growing security threats, the Internet of Things hype shows no […]
I have mentioned before that my music player connected to my home stereo is MPD (Music Player Daemon). Briefly, this is because I run it on a small, dedicated computer called a CuBox-i4Pro.read more
This blog post will explain how to run Gluster on a two-node Raspberry Pi cluster from a Docker container.
Just a few moments ago, the team behind the popular Wine open-source and free implementation of Windows on Unix announced the availability of the Wine 1.9.23 development release.
Consider a scenario wherein you have just started copying a very large file from your pen drive to your Linux system through the command line. Given that the file in question is heavy, you know the process will take time, and so you start doing some other work.
After only eight months on the job, Wim Coekaerts, affectionately known to some as Mr. Linux, has left Microsoft to return to his old haunt, that being Oracle.
8devices has launched two OpenWrt-ready “Rambutan” COMS and a dev kit based on Qualcomm’s 720MHz, dual-band WiFi QCA9550 and QCA9557 SoCs. 8devices, which is known for its Carambola computer-on-modules and COM-like WeIO SBC, both of which run OpenWrt Linux on a Qualcomm Atheros AR9331 WiFi SoC, has launched two more advanced OpenWrt WiFi modules. The […]