New story! Car manufacturers cooperate to build the car of the future

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 30, 2016 12:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Few of us appreciate the software middleware that is part of all the cars we drive today. The integration of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems, along with instrument clusters and telematics, is a very complex subset of priorities for today's automotive industry. According to a recent article that appeared on CNET, Open-source Linux a step closer to automotive use, current development practices are incompatible and fragmented: read more

New story! Tails Linux - Best Linux Distro To Keep Anonymity Online

  • LinuxAndUbuntu; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 30, 2016 11:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Tails is a live operating system that can be used from USB, SD card or DVD disc having size more than 4 GB. Tails provides better anonymity and security than any other distro or vpn service and that is the reason why Edward Snowden chooses tails for leaking NSA documents.

New story! Get started with Dr. Geo for geometry

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 30, 2016 10:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Dr. Geo II is an open source application that allows users to explore geometry first-hand. Its target audience is school-age children. As school is now in session for many kids, here's a brief tutorial on how to get started with Dr. Geo II. read more

New story! Windows 10 Anniversary on a Raspberry Pi: Another look at IoT Core

Neat platform but should we just use Linux? Hands on Microsoft has released Windows 10 Anniversary for IoT Core, a version of Windows which runs on Raspberry Pi 2 or 3, Dragonboard or Minnowboard.…

New story! Git hooks, a cloud by the numbers, and more OpenStack news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 30, 2016 7:26 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. OpenStack around the web There is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites: read more

New story! Compact, rugged Skylake computer-on-module is big on PCIe

Kontron’s Linux-ready “COMe-cSL6” COM Express Compact Type 6 module offers 10 PCIe lanes, up to 24GB RAM and 32GB eMMC, and industrial temperature support. Almost a year ago, when Intel announced its 6th Generation Core “Skylake” processors, Kontron was among a batch of vendors that announced plans to deliver COM Express computer-on-modules based on the […]

New story! Canonical Patches Eight Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Canonical published multiple security advisories to inform the Ubuntu Linux community about the availability of new kernel updates for all of its supported Ubuntu OSes, including Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).

New story! Free education resources from Curriki and Sankor wikis

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 30, 2016 3:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
From the days of Gutenberg, technology has been linked to education. Curriki and Sankoré use open source to bring high-quality education to people who need it, and otherwise cannot access it.

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New story! Credit card-sized module runs Linux on Braswell

Axiomtek’s credit card-sized “CEM300” module runs Linux on Intel Braswell SoCs at 4-6W TDP and offers HD graphics, dual SATA III ports, and four PCIe lanes. Like Axiomtek’s Atom E3800 “Bay Trail” based CEM846 computer-on-module, its new CEM300 supports Linux and Windows, and uses the 84 x 55mm COM Express Type 10 Mini form factor. […]

New story! Converseen 0.9.5 porting to Qt5 is available for Linux

  • Fasterland.net; By Francesco Mondello (Posted by Faster3ck on Aug 30, 2016 12:46 AM EDT)
  • Groups: KDE, Linux
During the last weeks I worked on the Qt5 porting of my open source project Converseen, a cross-platform batch conversion and image processor tool for Linux.

New story! MPlayer-Based MPV 0.20.0 Video Player Released with New Options and Commands

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 29, 2016 11:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The popular, open-source, and cross-platform MPV video player software received a new update, version 0.20.0, which comes only two weeks after the previous 0.19.0 maintenance release.

New story! How IoTivity plus AllJoyn could form a “best-of-breed” IoT framework

IoTivity and AllJoyn have much in common, including a IP multicast discovery scheme that lets devices find and communicate with each other without requiring cloud services. At the Embedded Linux Conference in April, Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Executive Director Mike Richmond concluded his keynote on the potential for interoperability between the OCF’s IoTivity IoT framework […]

New story! Manage your big data workloads with NoSQL solutions

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux (Posted by bob on Aug 29, 2016 6:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: IBM, Linux
Manage your big data workloads with NoSQL solutions, MongoDB and EnterpriseDB on IBM Power Systems running Linux.

New story! How IoTivity and AllJoyn Could Combine

At the Embedded Linux Conference in April, Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Executive Director Mike Richmond concluded his keynote on the potential for interoperability between the OCF’s IoTivity IoT framework and the AllSeen Alliance’s AllJoyn spec by inviting to the stage Greg Burns, the chief architect o

New story! Red Hat CEO: Taking Open Source Beyond the Data Center

Most people familiar with Red Hat know the company's broader vision for open source -- sometimes referred to as "the open source way" -- goes beyond software, so it also wasn't much of a surprise when Whitehurst's talk strayed from data centers and workstations and into areas not normally associated with IT at all.

New story! Getting involved with the Fedora kernel

There are countless ways to contribute to open source projects like Fedora. Perhaps one of the most obvious ways to contribute is by helping with the Linux kernel in Fedora. At Flock 2016, I gave a talk about the state... Continue Reading →

New story! Qt Creator 4.1 Brings Editor Improvements, Better CMake Support, and New Themes

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 29, 2016 1:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
A new stable version of the cross-platform and open-source Qt Creator IDE (Integrated Development Environment) software has been released recently for all supported platforms.

New story! Romp Home with these 21 Peerless ASCII Games

The purpose of this article is to identify our favourite ASCII based games. There are no fancy graphics here, just great gameplay coupled with the urge of always having just one more play.

New story! How to Install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora

This tutorial describes how to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on Rad Hat-based Linux distributions. ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors allows users to edit text documents, spreadsheets and presentations offline by providing access to the cloud-based ONLYOFFICE portals for an efficient remote team collaboration.

New story! How To Turn On Num Lock Automatically? On Startup In Linux

  • LinuxAndUbuntu; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 29, 2016 10:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
One of the frustrating thing in most Linux distros is that the Num Lock is not enabled on startup. Whenever I start typing my password at system login screen, the focus goes out of the password field. It happens very often with people and this little problem is very irritating. But don't worry. You can set your Linux to enable Num Lock automatically on startup.

New story! You don't need a green thumb with this farming robot

FarmBot is a robotic open hardware system that assists anyone with a small plot of land and a desire to grow food with planting, watering, soil testing, and weeding. It uses a Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and other awesome components, including weather-resistant materials. Founder Rory Aronson talks details with me in this interview, but make sure you watch this video. read more

New story! BSODs at scale: we laugh at your puny five storeys, here's our SIX storey #fail

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Aug 29, 2016 8:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Windows in a state of undress, all over the world It's an easy drive-by troll, isn't it? Last week, we asked readers to top the five-storey Blue Screen of Death spotted in Thailand, and examples big and small flooded the inbox.…

New story! Python vs. C/C++ in embedded systems

The C/C++ programming languages dominate embedded systems programming, though they have a number of disadvantages. Python, on the other hand, has many strengths that make it a great language for embedded systems. Let's look at the pros and cons of each, and why you should consider Python for embedded programming.

New story! Debian-Based Q4OS 1.6 "Orion" Linux Distro Launches with Trinity Desktop 14.0.3

A new stable release to the "Orion" series, version 1.6. the Debian-based Q4OS GNU/Linux distribution was announced.

New story! Clarity (Vector Design) Icon Theme for Linux Desktop’s

  • 2daygeek.com; By Ramya Nuvvula (Posted by 2daygeek on Aug 29, 2016 1:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Clarity Icon Theme is completely different from other icon themes because its purly based on Vector design. This theme is based on AwOken and Token, lots of shapes and basic color pallete was taken from these icons. Few icons was taken from Raphael. used some shapes from OpenClipart, Wikipedia, Humanity and AnyColorYouLike Themes. The rest of icons designed by developer by simplifying existed icons or logos. Two types of fonts used Impact and Cheboygan.

New story! Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.8 RC4 with Skylake Power Management Fix

It's Sunday evening, so guess what you'll be doing in the next few hours? Yes, that's right, Linus Torvalds has just announced the fourth RC (Release Candidate) version of the upcoming Linux 4.8 kernel branch.

New story! KaOS Linux - One Of The Best KDE Distros

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 28, 2016 7:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: KDE, Linux
KaOS Linux remains one of the most aesthetically pleasing Linux distros around sporting the beautiful KDE desktop environment. A visit to the KaOS Linux homepage clearly informs on the focus the developers that have taken with this distro. They describe it as a lean KDE distribution built from scratch and focus on Qt and KDE.

New story! The Last LinuxCon, MariaDB Goes Open Core & More…

Also included: Gilles Chanteperdrix passes, corporate Linux, Cisco patches against the NSA, MariaDB’s proprietary moves, Netrunner becomes Maui, Ubuntu to replace Upstart, Fedora and Wayland, and Linux client for Yandex Disk.

New story! When it comes to protecting personal data, security gurus make their own rules

  • Santa Cruz Sentinal; By Troy Wolverton (Posted by bob on Aug 28, 2016 1:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Are you curious about what the leading security gurus do to protect their own systems...

New story! How to set up quick and easy file sharing with Samba

If you want to use a Linux desktop or server to share files, see how simple it can be with the help of Samba.

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