Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a few minutes ago that a patched kernel is now available for the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux distribution for Raspberry Pi devices to address the "Dirty COW" bug.
CentOS maintainer and lead developer Johnny Hughes informed the community of the server-oriented Linux-based operating system about the availability of an important kernel update for CentOS 7.
There is another cloud storage from a global company. It is OneDrive from Microsoft. You can think of me being a Devil's Advocate here, but let me continue. OneDrive gives you 5Gb of storage space by default that you can extend later on.
The Krita development team announced this past weekend that a second Beta pre-release version of the upcoming Krita 3.1 point release is now available for public testing.
In part one of this series, I covered my top five reasons to love Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration platform created by Google. Kubernetes was donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in July of 2015, where it is now under development by dozens of companies including Canonical, CoreOS, Red Hat, and more.
The future looks bright for OpenStack -- according to 451 Research, the company is growing rapidly to become a $5-billion-a-year cloud business. But obstacles still remain.
LinkSprite’s $25, 64 x 50mm “pcDuino4 Nano” SBC is a re-spin of FriendlyARM’s NanoPi M1, offering a quad-core H3, Raspberry Pi expansion, and 3x USB ports. Can you be a pcDuino without the Duino? For its latest open source pcDuino board, LinkSprite has switched from Arduino compatibility to a 40-pin Raspberry Pi expansion interface, breaking […]
Let’s talk about how to start to develop network applications for ESP8266 chip using Mongoose Embedded Web Server in Linux. I will use Ubuntu, but all things can be easily adapted for any Linux distribution.
Each release, the Fedora Design team works with the community on a set of 16 additional wallpapers. Users can install and use these to supplement the standard wallpaper. The Fedora Design team encourages submissions from the whole community. Contributors then use the Nuancier app to vote... Continue Reading →
We reported last week that Canonical has started offering live kernel patch services for users of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system running a 64-bit version of the OS and Linux kernel 4.4 LTS.
Mirantis recently signed a major deal with NTT, but the company is also laying off some of its employees.
Many people think that Gentoo is just another Linux distro, but it is wrong. Gentoo Linux is a special, different and powerful Linux distribution, because it isn’t like other systems that have pre-compiled software and tools for easy management, in Gentoo the user must configure everything.
A team of researchers from the VUSec Group at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands, the Graz University of Technology in Austria, and the University of California in Santa Barbara has demonstrated not only are Rowhammer attacks possible on ARM, but they're even easier to pull off than on x86.
Good News for Openstack lovers, latest version OpenStack ‘Newton’ has been released... this is the 14th release of openstack (open source cloud software)
Chris Riley is Head of Public Policy at Mozilla, where he works on open Internet policy initiatives and developments. I had a chance to catch up with Chris about a new effort launched at Mozilla called the Secure Open Source Fund. The goal of the Fund is to support security audits and remediation for open source software projects.
Although the event will highlight use cases at major customers as well as cloud interoperability, securing OpenStack clouds will be a prevailing theme this year.
For many people, one of the reasons they cite for using a Linux-based operating system is productivity. If you're a power user who has tweaked your system just to your liking, and particularly if you adept at the command line, chances are you've realized significant gains in productivity.
But do you have to be an extreme power user to make use of open source software's ability to boost your productivity? Absolutely not!
ArchBang is one of the best Arch based distro for old or low-end hardware with combination of OpenBox window manager and always up to date.
Here's John Sullivan's vision for a more just world: You pop into your favorite electronics retailer and encounter a panoply of new gadgets, each one more alluring and astounding than the last—and each one guaranteed to respect your freedom. Your freedom to inspect its software. Your freedom to modify that software. Your freedom to have that software collect only the data you wish.
A couple of weeks ago, I saw a tutorial about how to convert OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 to the rolling release OpenSUSE Tumbleweed. I decided to try it, and recorded this video while doing so. Enjoy!
Many programs work under WINE with absolutely no configuration. The second WINE is installed, it can flawlessly run them. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case, and applications are constantly being updated, so the list of flawless applications is always changing. It's a good thing that WINE can be configured to accommodate potentially troublesome programs.
There are quite a few lightweight linux distributions around but why should you care especially when most of our PCs that are on the market boast some very fast multi-core processors, large volumes of RAM and very fast Solid State Drives. Sure they can bring new life to old machines but there are many other reasons why they could be awesome for you.
In recent years, hardware virtualization has become commonplace in the
computing industry and more available to end users. The
idea behind it is a noble one. Why invest in allocating more server
hardware and not utilize it to its full potential, when instead you can
consolidate it all onto one or a few servers and share their resources?
iWave’s rugged, Linux-friendly, 95 x 75mm “Arria 10 SoC Module” expands upon the dual-core, ARM/FPGA SoC from Altera with DDR4 and 24 transceivers. The iWave Systems Arria 10 SoC Module builds upon Intel/Altera’s Arria 10 SX SoC, a faster, newer sibling to the Cyclone V SX, which iWave tapped for its Qseven based iW-RainboW-G17M-Q7 COM […]
It's been a little over a week since we told you all about Marius Quabeck's awesome new tool that lets you easily install the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system on your device, and it looks like the developer was quite busy lately.
Last Friday's massive DDoS that exploited online cameras and DVRs was simple to pull off -- and a new chapter in online attacks.
EMS computers in Guilford County, NC were exposed for an unknown length of time, because the server managing system updates was publicly available on the internet. The problem was discovered earlier this month by a researcher scanning the internet for Rsync servers.
Mobile Internet connectivity is growing rapidly in rural India, and because most Internet users are more comfortable in their native languages, websites producing content in Indian languages are going to drive this growth.
This past weekend, Ubuntu Snappy developer Michael Vogt announced the availability of the Release Candidate (RC) development milestone of the upcoming Ubuntu Snappy Core 16 operating system.
It's getting easier than ever for defendants to win fees in patent cases, especially against "non-practicing entities" with no products. But don't tell that to pop stars Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.
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