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Linux Poetry Explains the Kernel, Line By Line

Thursday 19th of June 2014 04:59:20 PM

Over the past few months software developer Morgan Phillips has begun to teach herself how the Linux kernel works by studying text books. But instead of taking notes, she weaves the new terminology and ideas she learns into poetry about system architecture and programming concepts.

Best Technology MOOCs for Summer and Fall

Thursday 19th of June 2014 04:52:27 PM

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are increasing in their popularity. We've seen first hand how much people want to be able to access and learn new information on their own schedule. For example, our Introduction to Linux MOOC, hosted by edX, has received more than 150,000 registrations, and it doesn't even start until August 1.

AllSeen Community Blog Series: Sam Lanning

Thursday 19th of June 2014 04:02:38 PM

Sam Lanning is a computer science student at Oxford University and a sponsored member of the AllSeen Alliance. Sponsored members are reserved for organizations such as non-profits, associations or academic institutions and can be admitted by a majority AllSeen board vote.

Welcoming #MesosCon to CloudOpen

Wednesday 18th of June 2014 03:35:43 PM

A few months ago I met with Twitter to discuss adding Apache Mesos into the CloudOpen and LinuxCon fold. Apache Mesos is the cornerstone of Twitter’s elastic compute infrastructure and fits perfectly into these events. Our aim is to bring the developers and users of these projects together with other...

MIPS Takes on ARM in the Internet of Things

Wednesday 18th of June 2014 04:34:24 AM

Imagination Technologies has launched a campaign to turn the 30-year-old MIPS architecture into an Internet of Things platform.

The People Who Support Linux: Embedded Linux Hobbyist Maintains eLinux Wiki

Tuesday 17th of June 2014 03:40:00 PM

Bill Traynor first got hooked on embedded Linux development when a friend who maintained Hitachi's SH architecture helped him install Linux on his Sega Dreamcast. From there he developed a hobby of installing Linux on various gaming consoles, toys, and handheld devices. 

How to Control a Servo Motor from a BeagleBone Black on Linux

Monday 16th of June 2014 05:23:11 PM

Servo motors are great for creating a DIY pan-and-tilt camera system, for moving panels through a limited distance in a model aircraft where the wind might provide resistance to that movement, and in many cases in robotics where you might need to rotate something to a specific angle. In this tutorial, we'll cover how to connect and control a servo motor with a BeagleBone black running Linux. 

The People Who Support Linux: Engineer Thanks Father for His Linux Career

Friday 13th of June 2014 03:46:50 PM

Software engineer Thomas Gibbons remembers from an early age working with his father to set up mail servers in their home in Kidderminster, England. His dad, Christopher Gibbons, a British Telecom engineer, was always eager to teach him about things he expressed interested in, including Linux.

How to Rescue a Non-booting GRUB 2 on Linux

Thursday 12th of June 2014 11:59:42 PM

If your GRUB 2 bootloader gets borked, use these tricks to rescue your system.