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Tiny Yocto-ready ARM COM supports industrial temps

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 12:18:18 PM
Gumstix launched a Linux-ready Overo COM with an 800MHz TI DM3730 SoC, 1GB of RAM, a microSD slot, a camera input, and support for -40 to 85°C temperatures. The latest Gumstix Overo Storm computer-on-module is a ruggedized version of the Overo WaterStorm, with a -40 to 85°C industrial temperature range — versus the WaterStorm’s 0 […]

GNOME's Matthew Garrett Says Ubuntu Container Images Are Breaking Copyright, Probably

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 11:21:07 AM
Prominent former GNOME developer Matthew Garrett talked about the recent change in Ubuntu's IP, and he is saying that anyone using a container image with a modified version of Ubuntu is infringing the license.

Clonezilla 2.4.2-21

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 10:23:56 AM
Clonezilla 2.4.2-21 has been released and is available for download. Clonezilla is a Linux distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux and it offers a Live (bootable) CD that features all the necessary utilities for cloning the content of hard drives.

News: Linux Top 3: SLES 11 SP4, Chromixium OS 1.5 and Canonical Licensing

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 09:26:45 AM
The Free Software Foundation still isn't thrilled with Canonical.

Running Ceph inside Docker

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 08:29:34 AM
Ceph is a fully open source distributed object store, network block device, and file system designed for reliability, performance, and scalability from terabytes to exabytes. Ceph utilizes a novel placement algorithm (CRUSH), active storage nodes, and peer-to-peer gossip protocols to avoid the scalability and reliability problems associated with centralized controllers and lookup tables.

GCC 5 Arrives in Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) by the End of July

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 07:32:23 AM
The switch to GCC 5 for Ubuntu 15.10 was announced a while ago, and now Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose has also put a clock on it. It's going to be a difficult transition, but it needs to be made.

Downloading Pirated torrents could land you for 10 year in jail in United Kingdom

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 06:35:12 AM
To bring it into line with copyright infringement of physical goods, Ministers have launched a discussion on increasing the penalty up to 10 years. Tougher sentences would act as a "significant deterrent" said the government.

Researchers develop quicker RC4 encryption algorithm attack

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 05:38:01 AM
Two researchers with the University of Leuven have developed a new, more practical attack technique that exposes weaknesses in the RC4 encryption algorithm.

Kubernetes container tech hits v1.0. Is that a Tectonic shift I feel?

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 04:40:50 AM
Google-in-a-box orchestration tool hits general availability. The open source Kubernetes application container orchestration system has reached general availability, and a whole host of its contributors and supporters have stepped forward to sing its praises.…

Google releases Kubernetes 1.0: Container management will never be the same

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 03:43:39 AM
Google's open source container deployment and management tool is ready for general use in production environments.

Kodi 15.0 "Isengard" Open Source Media Center Has Been Officially Released

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 02:46:28 AM
After several months of hard work, the developers behind the next-generation Kodi open-source and cross-platform media center software, formerly XBMC Media Center, were more than proud to announce the release of Kodi 15.0, codename Isengard.

Microsoft Visual Studio understands a world beyond Windows

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 01:49:17 AM
Once devoted chiefly to developing desktop and server Windows applications, the Microsoft Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) is increasingly resembling a Swiss Army Knife, able to support myriad computing platforms, languages and runtime environments.

Shashlik - a Tasty New Android Simulator

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 12:52:06 AM
Although the Linux kernel forms the beating heart of the Android operating system, it's still a very different platform from most distros. In fact, beyond the kernel, most of the libraries, services and applications are completely different. While there are hundreds of different Linux distros out there, they all share components from the GNU project.

Google Releases Chrome 44 Stable for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Chrome OS

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 11:54:55 PM
Today, July 21, Google announced that it promoted the the Google Chrome 44 web browser for Chrome OS, GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, as well as Microsoft Windows operating systems to the stable channel.

ADAS dev board runs Yocto Linux on octa-core SoC

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 10:57:44 PM
Renesas unveiled a tiny, Yocto supported “ADAS Starter Kit” built around its octa-core R-Car H2 SoC featuring PCIe, HDMI, and support for multiple cameras. Japanese semiconductor firm Renesas Electronics has long supported its system-on-chips with Linux, including its ARM-based R-Car SoCs for the automotive market. The company has now launched what it calls “the smallest […]

Cloud Native Computing Foundation seeks to forge cloud and container unity

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 10:00:33 PM
Google is turning over its container management program, Kubernetes, to this new open-source foundation.

Watch: Applying the Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 Update on BQ Aquaris E4.5

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 09:03:22 PM
At the request of our readers, we have decided to make a quick video that showcases the installation of the latest Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 software update released by Canonical on July 20, 2015.

How to install Wordpress with Nginx, MariaDB and HHVM in Ubuntu 15.04

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 08:06:11 PM
HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine) is a just-in-time compiler developed by Facebook to run applications that are written in PHP and Hack language. HHVM is faster than the traditional PHP engine from ZEND and is used by Facebook to serve billions of web requests per day. This tutorial describes the steps to install WordPress with Nginx, MariaDB and HHVM on Ubuntu 15.04 Server.

The hidden value of trust at work

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 07:09:00 PM
"Open is a means to an end—and that end is trust."So writes Steve Song, a social entrepreneur, Shuttleworth alum, and blogger who writes extensively about openness and access to affordable communication infrastructure in Africa. Steve's posts exploring the paradoxes, moral philosophy, and future of open are a fascinating read. I recently caught up with him to learn more.This is an edited transcript of our more

Emmabuntus 3: take it all

Tuesday 21st of July 2015 06:11:49 PM
Generally speaking, Emmabuntus 3 felt quite solid and responsive as an operating system. There were no crashes or unexplainable delays.I would give Emmabuntus 3 a good mark, though I would not use it myself.

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