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The Year Encryption Won

Saturday 24th of December 2016 05:38:21 AM
End-to-end encryption, which ensures that the only people who can see your communications are you and the person on the receiving end, certainly isn’t new. But in 2016, encryption went mainstream, reaching billions of people all over the world.

Neonatal wearable runs Zephyr on Curie

Saturday 24th of December 2016 03:43:59 AM
At ELCE, Neopenda’s Teresa Cauvel explained how her team built a low-cost neonatal wearable for developing countries using an Intel Curie running Zephyr. The Zephyr Project is still a babe in the technological woods, so it’s only fitting that the open source real-time operating system is driving an innovative wearable solution that aims to improve […]

How to Add External Storage to ownCloud 9

Saturday 24th of December 2016 01:49:37 AM
In OwnCloud, we can add external storage as ownCloud storage devices to extend the storage capabilities of the local server. In this tutorial, I will show you how to enable an external storage or drive in ownCloud 9.

8 fun Raspberry Pi projects to try

Friday 23rd of December 2016 11:55:15 PM
For many of us 2016 flew by, and we didn't complete all our New Year's resolutions or mark everything off our "2016 To Do" lists. I didn't have nearly enough time to play with the Raspberry Pi this year, and my list of projects I want to do keeps growing. In this article I've rounded up 8 recent Raspberry Pi projects that I haven't made yet, but that made it onto my "2017 To Do" list.read more

How to Stream Online Videos on VLC in Linux

Friday 23rd of December 2016 10:00:53 PM
While it is easy to stream Youtube videos on VLC, it is not as easy to stream other online videos to VLC. This tutorial shows you how to do so.

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  • More Radeon & AMDGPU Fixes Line-Up For Linux 4.10
    Alex Deucher has sent in another batch of fixes for the Radeon and AMDGPU DRM drivers for the Linux 4.10 kernel. These fixes include support for a few peculiar Southern Islands graphics processors in AMDGPU and Radeon drivers. The affected SI GPUs now supported are those needing the "si58" memory controller microcode. Unfortunately, haven't been able to find much other details on the particular SI chips affected.
  • Mesa 17.0 Saw Less Code Changes Than Earlier Releases, But More Notable Features
    With Mesa 17.0 up to its release candidates and being under a feature freeze, I explored this morning how the size of the changes for Mesa 17.0 compare to earlier Mesa milestones. Mesa 17.0 ships with many exciting end-user changes such as OpenGL 4.5 for RadeonSI, OpenGL 4.5 for Haswell, many RADV and ANV Vulkan driver improvements, improved OpenGL 4.x Nouveau support, and many other features I'll recap shortly in a Mesa 17.0 feature overview article.
  • The open source Vulkan driver 'radv' for AMD on Linux has patches for geometry shader support
    Dave Airlie sent in a massive patch-set of 31 patches for 'radv', the open source AMD Vulkan driver, to support geometry shaders.

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