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Last year Red Hat announced its first Women in Open Source Award, created to recognize the contributions that women are making in open source technologies and communities.
With the price and size of computer hardware steadily decreasing, it's becoming more viable to use embedded Linux systems to control small robots and drones. There are plenty of projects for Raspberry Pi, but not everyone wants to build a drone from scratch. That's why enthusiasts will be pleased to hear about the new drones from Parrot.
Freescale’s dime sized “SCM-i.MX6D” module runs Linux or Android on an 800MHz i.MX6 Dual SoC, includes a PMIC and up to 2GB of RAM, and targets IoT apps.
GNU Octave is a scientific application that uses a Matlab like interpreted high level language for numerical computations and simulations. It offers functions to solve linear and nonlinear problems, can plot the results as graphics and offers capabilitis for data manipulatio and visualisation.
Linux has a good selection of open source dedicated screenshot programs, both graphical and console based. For a feature-rich dedicated screenshot utility, look no further than Shutter. This tool is a superb example of a small open source tool. But there are some great alternatives too.
I have spent a number of weeks since Bodhi 3.0 was released trying it out and writing customisation guides. I have been pleasantly surprised by the sheer number of options available. Is this the age of Enlightenment? Maybe but maybe not.
We are sorry to inform all users of the Fedora 20 Linux operating system that today, June 23, was the last day when the distribution, dubbed "Heisenbug," received security patches and software updates.
Red Hat today announced a new mobile-development technology and partnership with Samsung at the Red Hat Summit here.
Privacy campaigners and open source developers are up in arms over the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations held in front of a computer. First spotted by open source developers, the Chromium browser – the open source basis for Google’s Chrome – began remotely installing audio-snooping code that was capable of listening to users.
Security in OSes is a fairly hot topic in our modern, connected world. We don't want unauthorized people gaining access to our systems and making our computers do terrible things. Surprisingly, OS security boils down to one simple concept: Does the user have permission to do an action? So, how does the modern OS handle granting and denying permission?
CERN is the European Laboratory for Particle Physics. It has been in
the news quite a bit lately with the discovery of the Higgs Boson at
the Large Hadron Collider. Something that many people may not know is
that it also has a long tradition of developing software for
The Ubuntu platform is moving towards its convergence goal, and the developers are getting closer to it. Applications like Ubuntu Notes show just how close the mobile and desktop platforms are, in terms of the underlying code and design.
In this config you will learn how to block or redirect web traffic based on the visitor's country geographical location using Apache's geoip mod.
I'll be a dedicated CII resource and have a day-to-day focus on the project," Ratliff told eWEEK. "CII is a large, multi-million dollar initiative that requires full-time leadership to move beyond point fixes toward holistic solutions for open-source security."
Everyone knows the distribution that I am going to review today. It is one of the most famous distributions in the world, leader of the Distrowatch chart and base for many forks and spins.
Canonical releases new versions of Ubuntu family distributions every 6 months. Ubuntu 15.04 was released in April 2015.
MaryTTS is an amazing app. In no time David was able to show me how to get it to work on my individual computer and not have to go online to use it. Trouble is…it’s a total mind-bash to someone who isn’t comfortable at the command line or to editing exotic text files. To the novice, or even some power users, getting MaryTTS to run on presents some daunting challenges. And that’s a shame because MaryTTS is more than likely the tool a speechless world is waiting for. Solid, dependable and free.
The default firmware branch of the very popular mini computer; the Raspberry Pi has now been updated to use the 4.0 kernel. The newer kernel tree does support more devices, like WiFi, DVB and USB devices.
A new Fedora 23 proposal has been submitted, which includes details about the implementation of the recently released Unicode 8.0 standard in the upcoming Linux distribution.
Linux Foundation-led effort promises a single spec for all
DockerCon 2015 For a while, it looked as though software containers were heading for the kind of standards squabble that has plagued the tech industry too often in its history.…
The development cycle of the upcoming GNOME 3.18 desktop environment continues these days with the third milestone, dubbed 3.17.3, for which many of the GNOME's core components have been updated, including the Evince.
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