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W. Al Maawali, the founder of Eagle Eye Digital Solutions and developer of the security-oriented, Debian-based Kodachi Linux computer operating system, is hard at work againand announced two new stable versions at the end of 2016.
There have been epic battles over whether "insecure" or"unsecure" shouldbe used when referring to computer security.
Our New Year’s guide to hacker-friendly single board computers turned up 90 boards, ranging from powerful media playing rigs to power-sipping IoT platforms. Community backed, open spec single board computers running Linux and Android sit at the intersection between the commercial embedded market and the open source maker community. Hacker boards also play a key […]
In this trip down memory lane, we look back to the days when cutting edge technology came with vacuum tubes.
Today we have some great news for Ubuntu Touch fans, as Ubports' Marius Gripsgård proudly announced that he managed to make voice call support work on the Ubuntu Touch port for Fairphone 2.
Intrinsyc has launched the smallest Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 based computer-on-module to date for $239, as well as an Open-Q µ820 Development Kit selling for $579. The Open-Q 820 µSOM module measures 50 x 25mm compared to Intrinsyc’s year-old, 82 x 42mm Open-Q 820 module.
A number of interesting and notable legal developments in open source took place in 2016. These seven legal news stories stood out.
Using a wiki for documentation isn't a new idea. Countless open source projects do. If you're looking for a way to write and publish documentation quickly, a wiki can be a viable alternative to the many technical writing tools out there.That said, the documentation on many wikis isn't always as effective as it could be, and you can use some techniques to help you make the documentation on your wiki more effective and more readable. You can use these tips whether you're creating new documentation on a wiki or if you're moving existing documentation to one.read more
Gaming on Linux is going to get better, thanks to the upcoming Steam support on Intel’s Clear Linux distribution. Currently focused on workstation and server performance, this OS already ships with latest Mesa stack. While Clear Linux doesn’t offer dedicated graphics support, it can surely help one build a good Steam gaming box with Intel hardware.
Nothing ever goes completely according to plan. That being said, it's both tempting and necessary at the beginning of the year to look ahead to where things are going. Here's a short list of things to consider as we look at the road ahead for Linux, open source and the enterprise.
Assuming that you already know the basic usage of the diff command that we explained in the first part of this diff command tutorial series, in this tutorial, we'll discuss the various command line options the tool provides, through some easy to understand examples.
If you know about Budgie desktop environment then you surely heard about Solus Linux. Few hours ago team behind it released new Solus 2017.01.01.0. For those who don't know about Solus Linux, then you should read Solus Linux explained. Solus released latest version in both Budgie and Mate flavor. There are a lot of changes made and also new features introduced.
Today, KDE announces the beta release of Kirigami UI 2.0.
For many people, the start of a new year is a time for reflection and resolving to do new things. For some, these decisions are inward-facing, or even deeply personal. We hope to take steps in the new year to become more healthy, wealthy, wise.But some may also take this time of year to reflect on the greater world around us and where we sit within it. We think of the people and organizations that have helped us become who we are, and think about ways that we can help make them stronger and able to help others.read more
Have you ever wanted to learn “scripting” in Linux but are not sure where to start? This beginner’s guide shows you how easy it is to start scripting in Linux. Check it out!
In this article, you will learn how to install kannel server on Debian and integrate it to a Nagios server for sms notifications. We asume that the reader already has a working Nagios server and we will focus on Kannel installation and its integration with Nagios.
Official clocks will hit 23:59:59 as usual, but then they'll say 23:59:60, before rolling over into 2017. This is known as a ‘leap second’ and timekeepers slip them in periodically to keep our clocks in sync with the Earth’s rotation.
Martijn Kaijser of the Kodi development team had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability of the first Release Candidate of the upcoming Kodi 17 "Krypton" multiplatform and open-source media center.
This year, the open organization community at Opensource.com shared more than 100 stories about the ways open principles are reshaping work, management, and leadership.
The high-water line in information security gets higher each year. Just as we think we’ve finally figured out how to defend against attacks, then attackers come up with something new and we are right back to trying to figure out what to do next.