Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

KDE Dot News: Sponsored by OSU Open Source Lab on Gentoo

Filed under
KDE
Gentoo

I'm happy to announce that KDE Dot News is now fully hosted and supported by the OSU Open Source Lab. OSUOSL have graciously provided us with both server and network hosting, although of course, OSUOSL has long been hosting us on their network while we had been sharing the Ark Linux webserver. As we outgrew the Ark Linux server and ran into resource limitations however, OSUOSL also graciously offered us new server hosting. The dot is now significantly more responsive and we should definitely be seeing an improvement in uptime as well. A big thank you to OSUOSL and all the great guys on their support team -- it's been a true pleasure working with you.

For those interested, the OSUOSL server hosting has been provided to us in the form of a Xen virtual machine running Gentoo Linux. I must say I am truly impressed by the combination.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Free software hacker on open source telemetry project for OpenStack

Julien Danjou is a free software hacker almost all of the time. At his day job, he hacks on OpenStack for eNovance. And, in his free time, he hacks on free software projects like Debian, Hy, and awesome. Julien has also written The Hacker's Guide to Python and given talks on OpenStack and the Ceilometer project, among other things. Prior to his talk at OpenStack Summit 2014 in Paris this year, we interviewed him about his current work and got some great insight into the work going on for the Ceilometer project, the open source telemetry project for OpenStack. Read more

Take Control With Open Source Hardware

"Open source hardware is hardware whose design is made publicly available so that anyone can study, modify, distribute, make, and sell the design or hardware based on that design. The hardware's source, the design from which it is made, is available in the preferred format for making modifications to it. Ideally, open source hardware uses readily-available components and materials, standard processes, open infrastructure, unrestricted content, and open-source design tools to maximize the ability of individuals to make and use hardware. Open source hardware gives people the freedom to control their technology while sharing knowledge and encouraging commerce through the open exchange of designs." Read more

TI spices up Jacinto auto SoCs with ADAS support

The Jacinto 6, which ships with Linux, Android, and QNX SDKs, has been a popular choice among next-generation GENIVI and Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) based designs. It’s running on GlobalLogic’s AGL-based Nautilus in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and telematics platform, which currently uses Android and will soon offer Tizen Linux, as well. Read more

LISA14 – Simplified Remote Management of Linux Servers

I am giving a talk on Simplified Remote Management of Linux Servers at the upcoming LISA14 conference in Seattle, which runs from November 9-14. My talk is 9:45-10:30am on Friday, November 14. LISA is Large Installation System Administration SIG of Usenix. If you are attending LISA I would enjoy meeting you and discussing anything around system administration, security, and open source in general! Drop me a line and let’s see about scheduling some time. Read more