BeagleCore Open Source Internet Of Things Development Board (video)
BeagleCore is a new Internet of Things development board that has been created to be 100 percent open source and provide an easy way for makers, developers and hobbyists to have access to all all the core features of BeagleBone Black in a miniaturised computer module.
Red Hat CEO Warns About Faux Open Source
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst spent last week’s annual Summit praising the progress made in open source, but during his opening keynote he also warned attendees about companies that claim to be open source without actually encouraging open participation and innovation from a broad group of users.
Check the Ubuntu Touch Wish List for Apps and New Features
If you have any questions regarding new features and apps that are present, absent, or in the works for the Ubuntu Touch platform, you need to know that there is already a comprehensive wish list out there that takes care of everything.
Also: Unity 8 Just Got a Cool 3D App Switcher for the Desktop
Finding the Right Enterprise SSD for Linux Machines
If you are planning to purchase SSDs for Linux, keep an eye on the drives that are blacklisted by the Linux Kernel. Also pay heed to what Sukar suggests, “...be careful, even when you don’t enable the TRIM explicitly, at least since Ubuntu 14.04 the explicit FSTRIM runs in a cron once per week on all partitions – the freeze of your storage for a couple of seconds will be your smallest problem."
If you pay attention to these points, your data may just stay in the solid state.
Open source COM version of BeagleBone Black hits Kickstarter
A German startup called BeagleCore is spinning a computer-on-module version of BeagleBoard.org’s BeagleBone Black single board computer on Kickstarter. Packages start at 39 Euros ($44) for the first 500 units shipping in Feb. 2016, or 49 Euros ($55) for the second shipment in April. With a baseboard, it costs 99 Euros ($111), also with April 2016 shipment. The BeagleCore and Starter-Kit support Linux flavors including Debian, Ubuntu, Android, and Cloud9 IDE on Node.js with BoneScript library.
Aria2 Vs Wget – Choose your Download Manager
Any Linux operating system is incomplete without a download manager. From many years, Linux based distros are using wget as default download manager. Its pretty little application which works fine from command line, if you need to install anything, download any stuff, you need to run shell scripts etc, everything uses wget on some level to complete tasks. Over the past many years, it has been identified that wget is lacking some advance features and its alternative, Aria2, has received the attention of many users due to fulfilling the thirst of advance linux users. We will be reviewing the installation process of Aria2 and the difference between Wget and Aria 2 in this article, so you may decide which download manager best suits your needs. Read More on http://linuxpitstop.com/aria-2-vs-wget/