Click is a new packaging format for Ubuntu mobile applications which irons out the complexity of delivering an application to a user. Developers can bundle all additional dependencies into the package without worrying about the dependecy resolution.
OpenDaylight accepted seven student interns for the summer of 2014 to work in the community and receive hands-on development experience in SDN. Each intern worked closely with an active OpenDaylight developer as their mentor on a project that suited interest and community need.
Organizations like GENIVI are creating specifications that provide a consistent foundation for the use of open source for In-Vehicle Infotainment systems. In yet another step along this path, Tizen IVI recently achieved GENIVI 7.0 compliance.
For the last ten years open source has expanded into more and more segments of the computing industry. But as we review 2014, a new story emerges: software development has fundamentally shifted toward an open source model. Especially for the infrastructure software used for scale-out computing, open source is the de facto choice; in fact, it’s virtually impossible to find examples of scale-out infrastructure that is not open source.
If you are a teacher or a student, Linux is ready to help you navigate the waters of nearly any level of the educational system. From study aids, to writing papers, to managing classes, to running an entire institution, Linux has you covered.
2014 was the year that Android aggressively expanded into new categories, as Google established major new profiles for Android smartwatches and wearables (Android Wear), TVs and set-tops (Android TV), and car computers (Android Auto). The expansion opens new opportunities while also posing new challenges in fragmentation.
Android represented 83.1 percent of the smartphone market as of Q3 2014, and continues to gain market share.
As 2014 draws to a close, it's fair to say that the PaaS market is in a new state of flux.
Intel was a founding member of the OpenDaylight Project and recently increased its membership to Platinum, the highest tier. We had a conversation with Uri Elzur, Intel’s director of SDN architecture, to understand what drove the company’s decision and what we can expect to see from them in 2015 and beyond.
In the previous tutorial, I talked about how to create an account with Cloudant and from there create a database and new document. Now let's see how to access the database programmatically.
Extending your Android device to your Linux desktop is really just a matter of installing a few extra apps and understanding the difference between MTP and PTP connections.
This year's top 10 list demonstrates how Linux is enabling new capabilities in semi-autonomous terrestiral robots, as well unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).
Like most operating systems Fedora also needs some work to prepare it to handle your workload.
It’s no longer debatable that most technologies today are built with open source software and collaborative development. Everyone knows this to be true. What’s become more the topic of discussion in recent years is how to support and manage these massive, shared resources we call open source projects and the developers who work on them. That is why The Linux Foundation over the last couple of years has spent a lot of time identifying with its members existing or new open source projects that can transform technology or industries through collaboration. Taking a page...
Fedora 21 has just been released and I have been playing with the beta for a while. There are now three editions of Fedora: server, workstation and cloud. Since I am using it for my desktop I downloaded and installed the Workstation.
Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux kernel developer and Linux Foundation Fellow, answered questions in a Reddit AMA last week. Here are some of the best responses.
With the Linux platform, you’ll find applications to meet just about every need to keep track of your finances.
Software vendors and service providers can test their PHP applications on IBM Power8 servers running a ‘turbo charged’ LAMP (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP) stack for free until Dec. 10 under a new IBM promotion.