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First production car powered by Android Auto rolls out -- and it's a Hyundai

Tesla unlikely to be quaking in its boots Nearly a year after Google announced it was adapting Android to act as a car operating system, the first vehicle using the software has gone on sale from South Korean carmaker Hyundai.…

Fedora 22: Cloud, desktop and server innovation

Red Hat's new Fedora Linux comes with a better desktop, but the real improvements are in the cloud and server updates.

How to Secure an OpenStack Cloud

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 28, 2015 2:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Cloud
Providing security in OpenStack is not as easy as simply deploying a firewall and enabling antivirus. Many additional controls need to be deployed.

Building better assistive technology with open hardware

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 28, 2015 1:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
For many people, technology assists and augments our lives, making certain tasks easier, communicating across long distances possible, and giving us the opportunity to be more informed about the world around us. However, for many people with disabilities, technology is not an accessory but essential to living an independent and quality life. read more

Fedora 22 for ARM Promises to Be a Game Changer

Peter Robinson has announced that Fedora 22 for AArch64, a community-driven and -built operating system, has been released and is now available for download.

Mandriva under liquidation

In the past Mandriva S.A. released various popular Linux distributions, but the last years Mandriva was owned by several different shareholders who couldn't make it a succesful company.

Free resources for your Open Organization book club

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 27, 2015 10:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The end of Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization is really a beginning. It's the beginning of a crucial conversation, Whitehurst says on the book's final page, about "how you think we can all lead and work better in the future." read more

ALT Linux 7.0.5 - Screencast and Screenshots

ALT Linux Ltd announces the availability of updated Seventh Platform distribution releases. Changes within this release: updated software, closing known vulnerabilities as of 2015-05-22; updated time zones; System Control Center is now able to join Active Directory; live CDs gained RW partition support during UEFI boot as well; online repositories will always be configured, not just when found; Linux kernel 3.14.41, MESA 10.0.5, Firefox 31.6.0.

How VMs access metadata via qrouter-namespace in Openstack Kilo

It is actually an update for Neutron on Kilo of original blog entry http://techbackground.blogspot.ie/2013/06/metadata-via-quant... considering Quantum implementation on Grizzly. From my standpoint understanding of core architecture of Neutron openstack flow in regards of nova-api metadata service access (and getting proper response from nova-api service) by VMs launching via nova causes a lot of problems due to leak of understanding of core concepts.

Rugged ARM SBC offers FPGA, dual LANs, stereo cams

Micro/sys’s compact, rugged “SBC1654″ SBC runs Linux on an i.MX515 SoC and offers a Spartan-6 FPGA, dual MIPI-CSI camera inputs, and dual 10/100 Ethernet. Last November, when Micro/sys announced its EPIC-sized SBC4661 combining a Freescale i.MX6 Quad system-on-chip with a Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA, the company said it was prepping a new single board computer based […]

New Linux Based OS Brings Internet of Things Closer to Reality

The "Internet of Things," or IoT, has the potential to change the way we interact with the devices and objects in our homes and lives.

The IoT is the idea that all of the devices and gadgets that you interact with could be connected to the internet.

Ubuntu Community Council Can't Track Down $143,000 Worth of Donations

It looks like some very poor accounting is to blame

The Ubuntu Community Council has made a rather troublesome discovery regarding the accounting of $143,000 in donations. From the looks of it, no one knows how this money was spent.

A Few Laps With Fedora 22

Many of the changes in Fedora 22 come in the Cloud and Server versions, though one change stands out across the board. DNF, an updated package manager that has been around in development since Fedora 18, finally makes its debut here, replacing Yum. DNF provides faster installs and updates while keeping the Yum command-line interface compatibility — but instead of “yum” you’ll be typing “dnf” on the command line. Pretty simple, no?

MySQL Incremental Backup - Point In Time Backup and Recovery of InnoDB and MyIsam Databases

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 27, 2015 6:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: MySQL, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Mysql Incremental Backup is a complete incremental backup script for MyISAM and InnodB databases using the MySQL binary log so that the backup process does not affect running databases. This tutorial describes the installation of the MysqlIncrementalBackup script and helps to troubleshoot issues that may arise during setup.

Fedora 22 Linux Adds Cloud, Containerization and Server Features to Red Hat World

Fedora 22, the open source, Linux-based operating system sponsored by Red Hat, was released this week in cloud, server and workstation "flavors."

Goodbye Mandriva, Thank You for the Mandriva Linux OS

It is with sadness in our hearts that we inform you today, May 27, about the termination of the French Mandriva company, which is currently in the process of being liquidated.

Get started with Midnight Commander, a Linux file manager

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 27, 2015 4:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In my previous article, 8 Linux file managers to try, I compared a number of file managers, but there was not enough space to go into detail about any of the several file managers that I mentioned briefly. This article will delve a bit further into Midnight Commander, and I plan to write more to cover some of the other file managers in more detail. read more

How to Manage the Main Menu Icons in Gnome

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 27, 2015 3:29 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux; Story Type: News Story
No matter what desktop environment you choose to work with, or if you prefer playful docks to classic menus, your system's main repository of applications will always lie on your main menu, found on a corner of your screen or on the center of it in the case that you are using GNOME Shell. One easy way to modify your main menu entries is to use the Alacarte menu editor, another way is to use the FileManager.

Microsoft’s Patent Allies LG and Sony Agree to Put Microsoft Inside Android

LG and Sony (of Rockstar Consortium) follow Samsung and Dell in Microsoft’s campaign to turn Android into ‘Microsoft Android’ using patents-induced pressure/leverage

Jonathan Riddell gets full support from the Kubuntu community

By now, you’ve probably met the donate page on Ubuntu, the one you see when you go to download an Ubuntu ISO. This donation page has led to a schism between the Ubuntu Community Council and Jonathan Riddell, the ‘leader’ of the Kubuntu project. All stemming from a perceived lack of transparency regarding donations made to Canonical.

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