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.

New story! Great new technical guides, tutorials and documentation for OpenStack

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Baker (Posted by bob on Aug 28, 2016 8:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Cloud
The number of tools and projects which fall under the broad heading of "open source cloud" seem to grow every month. Just inside of the OpenStack umbrella, there are dozens of different projects to keep track of, all steaming ahead under a six-month release cycle.

New story! Julita Inca Chiroque: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Julita Inca Chiroque on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

New story! Another Set of Updated Fedora 24 Linux Live ISO Images Are Ready for Download

Fedora Unity Project leader and Fedora AmbassadorBen Williams proudly announce the release of yet another set of updated Live ISO images for the Fedora 24 Linux operating system.

New story! High-end music player has a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian inside

Bryston has launched a high-end, compact “BDP-?” digital music player built on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, plus a HifiBerry “Digi+” audio HAT add-on.

New story! Icinga Web 2 (GUI for Icinga 2) - installation and configuration on Linux

  • 2daygeek.com; By Ramya Nuvvula (Posted by 2daygeek on Aug 28, 2016 12:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Icinga Web 2 (GUI for Icinga 2) which will help us to manage Icinga2 through rich graphical interface.

New story! ConnochaetOS 14.2 Screenshot Tour

I am proudly announcing ConnochaetOS 14.2, based on Slackware and Salix 14.2. As always it contains only free/libre software as defined by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). We are now using our own deblobbed Linux kernel, named 'kernel-free' based on the de-blobbing mechanism done by Debian GNU/Linux. ConnochaetOS contains: The de-blobbed Kernel Linux 4.4.19, IceWM 1.3.12, Iceweasel 45.3.0. In our slack-n-free repo we provide the current versions of Iceape and Icedove, the brand-new qt5-webengine based web browsers Qupzilla and Otter-browser and LibreOffice 5.1.4 as provided by Eric 'Alien' Hameleers.

New story! Emma A LightWeight Database Management Tool For Linux

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 27, 2016 8:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Today who does not interact with databases and if you're a programmer then the database management is your daily task. For database management, there is a very popular tool called, MySQL Workbench. It's a tool that ships with tonnes of functionalities. But not all of us as beginner programmers use all Workbench features. So here we also have a very lightweight database manager in Linux, Emma.

New story! How to check if an email address really exists

  • RoseHosting.com; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Aug 27, 2016 6:55 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, you’ll learn how to use the command line to verify whether a specific email address exists or not, without sending an email.

New story! SFC's Kuhn in firing line as Linus Torvalds takes aim

  • iTWire; By Sam Varghese (Posted by linuxwriter on Aug 27, 2016 5:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Kernel
A few days after he mused that there had been no reason for him to blow his stack recently, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has directed a blast at the Software Freedom Conservancy and its distinguished technologist Bradley Kuhn over the question of enforcing compliance of the GNU General Public Licence.

New story! Facebook's computer vision tool, Linux at 25, and more news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 27, 2016 3:07 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook releasing more open source code, examining the success of Linux on its 25th birthday, Uganda's government moving to embrace open source, and more. Open source news roundup for August 21-27, 2016 read more

New story! Vale, LOGO creator Seymour Papert, who taught us that code can be creative play

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Aug 27, 2016 1:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Arduino-fiddling kids, and the rest of us, owe Papert a debt of gratitude Back when dinosaurs ruled the Earth and I was a kid, I received the gift of a "100-in-1 Electronics Kit" that taught me the basics of electrical circuit design as I strung pre-cut wires between springy posts. At the very centre of this kit - its beating heart - a single transistor could be wired to work in an amplifier, or AM radio, or tone generator.…

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