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Intel announced a portable access point and content server for schools that runs Ubuntu on an Atom E3815, and serves up to 50 students using WiFi or GbE. For years, Intel has offered low-cost computers for schools in emerging nations, primarily via its Linux-ready Classmate netbooks, and more recently, its Android-powered Intel Education Tablets.
Have you been thinking about writing a truly cross-platform application? One that works on desktops as well as mobile devices? Read on...
This guide explains how to configure Pydio in CentOS 7.0 Pydio (formerly AjaXplorer) is a mature open source software solution for file sharing and synchronization. With intuitive user interfaces (web / mobile / desktop), Pydio provides enterprise-grade features to gain back control and privacy of your data: user directory connectors, legacy filesystems drivers, comprehensive admin interface, and much more.
Proxmox Server Solutions has released Mail Gateway 4.0, an anti-spam and anti-virus security platform based on the Debian open source Linux distribution.
In past articles, I've discussed my BirdCam setup and how it automaticallyarchives video footage from my bird feeders to YouTube every night. That'sa really cool process, but unfortunately, it saturates my upstream bandwidthin the evening.
Suppose you want to write-protect some important files on Linux, so that they cannot be deleted or tampered with by accident or otherwise. In other cases, you may want to prevent certain configuration files from being overwritten automatically by software. While changing their ownership or permission bits on the files by using chown or chmod […]Continue reading...The post How to make a file immutable on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.
The Linux kernel is a very advanced piece of software that is able not only to cater to all the current hardware needs but also to run on hardware that was decommissioned and is no longer produced for more than twenty years.
Have you heard the one about the big media house whose new, proprietary content management system (CMS) handles its every need, worked straight out of the box and with which all the journalists are in love? No?That's because few people ever string together fibs of that magnitude. Substitute the term “in-house developed” for proprietary and the effect is the same.read more
Grub 2 is the boot loader that is used by all current Linux Distributions. In this guide I will explain how to modiy the grub boot loader menu on your server or desktop, how to add menu entries and add a custom splash screen image.
The modern PCs have become ridiculously small and more powerful with each passing year. Up until now no one thought that it could be possible to fit everything into a mouse, but that's now becoming a reality and it's powerful enough that it can run even an OS like Ubuntu.
Perceptions are quick to form and slow to change -- and nowhere is that truer than with free software graphics and animation software.
The PC/104 Consortium updated its stackable PCIe bus spec, adding a “OneBank” bus option with four PCIe lanes, two USB channels, and reduced size and cost. The venerable PC/104 stackable connector/mezzanine form-factor has gone through half a dozen major updates during its 24-year history. This time, the advancement takes the form of the addition of […]
Joe Brockmeir and Guillermo Amaral join Aaron Seigo to talk about Kolab. Kolab offers Personal Information Management for deployments of any size. It runs on a Rasberry Pi and in clouds spread over multiple data centers. Kolab provides a secure, scalable and reliable collaboration server. kolab.org
We have found some bugs in PackageKit and related components which require an update to fix. Unfortunately, the bugs can prevent Fedora Workstation’s default update mechanism – the ‘offline update’ […]
Microsoft will offer free upgrades to Windows 10 -- the next version of its operating system -- first for Windows 8.1 users and then for Windows 7 users, the company announced Wednesday.
HandyLinux is a French distribution designed for novice Linux users. It is based on the latest stable version of Debian GNU/Linux and it uses the Xfce desktop environment. The main feature of the distribution is a custom start menu with applications and Internet bookmarks grouped in tabs. HandyLinux integrates the latest versions of the Chromium web browser, LibreOffice office suite, Skype conferencing and messaging client, VLC video player and other popular applications with the stable Debian base.
This past weekend was one of my first full weekends at home in the last four months. I sat down to finish cleaning up the Bodhi build scripts and before I knew it I was spinning up some fresh ISO images.
An electronic dongle used to connect to the onboard diagnostic systems of more than two million cars and trucks contains few defenses against hacking, an omission that makes them vulnerable to wireless attacks that take control of a vehicle, according to published reports.
Whether you're starting an open source project or deciding whether to participate in one, you don't want to waste time in an endeavor that imposes arbitrary restrictions that will stop you in your tracks down the line.
Open source has helped shape the team at PushAgency.io into the programmers and developers we are today. We’ve used it throughout our educations and careers, and now incorporate it into the products and services we deliver.