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Leon Jacobs, one of the developers of Emu-OS anounced the release of Beta version one of Emu-OS. This release now supports more console/workstation emulators.
It's hard to believe that The GNOME Project started its life 18 years ago, but that's the truth and its developers are preparing to celebrate the occasion.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the progress around the 3D graphics and compute API Vulkan, Ubuntu developers improving Nvidia drivers, new games out for Linux, and more.
Open gaming roundup for August 9 - 15, 2015
Want to manage your SUSE Linux servers whether they're on x86 servers, mainframes, and/or the cloud? You can do that now.
The Ubuntu Touch platform is currently stable and based on Ubuntu 15.04, but there are a few development branches out there. One of those branches is using Ubuntu 15.10 as a base, but it turns out that Canonical has no plans to move to that platform any time soon.
In this week's Top 5, our readers loved stories about LibreOffice 5, Priyanka Nag' My Linux Story, a tutorial for the KDE file manager Dolphin, patent trolls, and our interview with Jerome Petazzoni of Docker.
Touchjet’s Android-based, quad-core “Touchjet Wave” media player attaches to the top of your TV and IR scans your gestures to approximate touch control.
With Windows 10 snooping on your every keystroke, it's time to consider an alternative: the Linux desktop.
Use this roadmap to find IBM developerWorks articles that will help you
learn and review basic Linux tasks. And if you're also pursuing professional
certification as a Linux system administrator, these articles can help you
study for the Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) exam 101 and
exam 102. This roadmap is organized according to the 43 objectives in the 101
and 102 exams, which you are required to pass for LPI level 1
Alicia Gibb has a passion for hardware hacking—she founded and is currently running the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA). Also a member of the ADA Initiative Board, Defensive Patent License Board, and the Open Source Ecology Board, she got her start as a technologist from a combination of backgrounds: informatics and library science.
Alicia formerly worked as a researcher and prototyper at Bug Labs where she ran the academic research program and the R&D lab. Her work is fascinating and she graciously agreed to this interview.
Mycroft is what you would describe as a house computer, a device connected to your house, which acts like a virtual artificial intelligence. In this case, it's a clever mini PC named Mycroft, which is based on Raspberry Pi 2 and runs Ubuntu Snappy Core.
Since the Oracle's acquisition of MySQL, a lot of MySQL developers and users moved away from MySQL due to Oracle's more closed-door stance on MySQL development and maintenance. The community-driven outcome of such movement is a fork of MySQL, called MariaDB. Led by original MySQL developers, the development of MariaDB follows the open-source philosophy and...
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database. Data is stored in a "document" structure in JSON format (in MongoDB called BSON). MongoDB was first introduced in 2009 and is currently developed by the company MongoDB Inc. This tutorials shows the installation and configuration of MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04.
Fedora 23 is scheduled to be released at the end of the October. Among many other improvements, this release will include a new version of NetworkManager, a service that manages network connectivity. We’ve been busy fixing bugs and adding functionality,... Continue Reading →
Back in March, I was in the market for a new laptop, and like many Linux-educated professionals I felt tempted to purchase one of the lighter Apple laptops on the market back then (including the recently-announced Macbook). To be completely honest, I even ordered one of them, and I was planning on installing Fedora on it (as I have on past Apple laptops).
The very day my new Apple computer arrived, ASUS tweeted an interesting image. The company claimed it had an ultrabook that was even thinner than the recently announced Macbook. That ultrabook was the ASUS Zenbook UX305.
Canonical is banking on the solution being the Snappy package manager, which includes all of an app’s dependencies in a single compressed package, “so in theory, there should be no compatibility problems.”
Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and enterprise. Forsstrom is a current board member of OSIA (Open Source Industry Australia).
She will be speaking at LinuxCon North America, with her talk titled Waving the open source flag in government—the highs, lows, and community code.
We caught up with her, to talk about her work, bringing open source to governments. And, also, about her upcoming talk at LinuxCon, why open source code requires a community approach, and which challenges this brings.
Learn how to design a partition layout for disks on a Linux system. Use
the material in this tutorial to study for the Linux Professional Institute
LPIC-1: Linux Server Professional Certification exam 101, or to learn for
Mozilla has already announced the launch of Firefox 41 Beta and opened up the final cycle to the upcoming version of the famous web browser.
Via announced a compact, rugged, fanless box-PC based on an unpublicized 1.2GHz quad-core Eden X4 CPU, with numerous I/O and wireless options, including 3G. At 151 x 110 x 48mm (5.9 x 4.3 x 1.9 inches), the “AMOS-3005? is nearly identical in size and appearance to the company’s earlier AMOS-850 system. But unlike the earlier model’s i.MX6 ARM core, the AMOS-3005 is built with Via’s new 1.2GHz Eden X4 CPU, a quad-core spin of the x86-compatible Eden X2. The AMOS-3005 supports a fairly wide operating temperature of -10 to 60°C, and can run from between 9 and 36V DC input.
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