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Avalue debuts Braswellian COMs and an SBC

Avalue unveiled three Linux-friendly embedded boards based on Intel’s 14nm Braswell SoCs: a Qseven COM, a COM Express Type 6 COM, and a 5.25-inch SBC. Avalue has launched an EQM-BSW Qseven computer-on-module, an ESM-BSW COM Express Type 6 Compact module, and an EBM-BSW 5.25-inch SBC based on Intel’s new Pentium- and Celeron-branded Braswell processors. In recent weeks, the Braswell SoCs have also shown up on COM Express modules from Adlink, MSC, Nexcom, and Portwell, on a Qseven COM from Congatec, and on a 3.5-inch SBC from Nexcom. Last week we rounded up a dozen Mini-ITX boards that all use the Braswell chips.

New Sharing Features in Firefox

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Jul 3, 2015 12:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla; Story Type: News Story
Whichever social network you choose, it’s undeniable that being social is a key part of why you enjoy the Web. Firefox is built to put you in control, including making it easier to share anything you like on the Web’s … Continue reading

Confirmed stupid: A patent on firewalls, circa 2000

Last month, the EFF faced down a lawsuit claiming that one of its "Stupid Patent of the Month" blog posts illegally defamed the inventor, a patent lawyer named Scott Horstemeyer. Days after the lawsuit became public, it was dropped.

4MLinux 13.0 Screencast and Screenshots

The status of the 4MLinux 13.0 series has been changed to S. Major changes in the core of the system, which now uses GNU Compiler Collection 5.1.0 to compile programs designed for the i686 architecture. Additionally, I am very happy to announce that my long work on improving the 4MLinux Desktop has been finished. 4MLinux users can now enjoy the result of this work: an unique, highly customized mixture of JWM (Joe's Window Manager), Window Maker and PCManFM.

Linux Mint 17.2 Improves Desktop Experience

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 2, 2015 6:52 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Mint; Story Type: News Story
Linux Mint 17.2, code-named "Rafaela," was officially released on June 30 by Linux Mint founder Clement Lefebvre, providing users with an incremental update over the Linux Mint 17.1 release that debuted on Nov. 29, 2014. Linux Mint's focus is always on the desktop, and the 17.2 update aims to further improve the desktop user experience with additional polish and fine-tuning on both the Cinnamon and MATE desktops.

Ubuntu Linux Lands on Intel Compute Stick

  • ServerWatch.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 2, 2015 4:58 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
Ubuntu Linux is widely deployed on desktops, servers and clouds around the world and now it's coming to Intel's Compute Stick platform too.

Red Hat rolls elastic Linux under SAP's HANA

Server friend finds love in big, bouncy AWS cloud Having put SAP’s HANA in-memory database on its Linux, Red Hat has gone off-premise with Amazon.…

OpenSSH 6.9

  • It runs on Linux (Posted by DaMan on Jul 2, 2015 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Linux
The OpenSSH team has released version 6.9 of OpenSSH. This is primarily a bugfix release, with some new features.

Privacy Is Personal

Try to nail two boards together with your bare hands. It can't be done. You need a hammer. But, the power is not the hammer's. It's yours, because the hammer is your tool. As a tool, it becomes part of you. That's what tools do: they enlarge your capacity for action and effect.

7 stories that make you feel good about open source in 2015 (so far)

One of the great things about open source is its reach beyond just the software we use. Open source isn’t just about taking principled stands, it's about making things better for the world around us. It helps spread new ideas by letting anyone with an interest modify and replicate those ideas in their own communities.

Troll repellent: fighting online harassment with open source

Randi Harper has been a FreeBSD src committer, a DevOps engineer, and a FLOSS Weekly co-host. Recently, she's taken on a new role: target of sustained harassment. Randi met the harassment head-on and began developing tools to make the Internet a less hostile place. Her new organization, the Online Abuse Prevention Initiative, seeks to reduce online abuse through analysis, tools, and cooperative efforts.

Steam for Linux Usage Continues Its Downward Spiral in June

The Steam for Linux platform got a great start, but for some strange reason the number of users has constantly been decreasing for the past few months and it looks like it's not stopping, although the rate seems to be changing.

How to install ownCloud 8 on Debian 8 (Jessie)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 2, 2015 11:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux; Story Type: News Story
OwnCloud is a OpenSource file sync and share software that can be hosted on your own server. It provides access to files trough an intuitive web interface and by WEBDAV. This tutorial will show the installation of the latest ownCloud version on Debian 8.

DigiKam 4.11.0 Released With Bug Fixes, Install/Update In Ubuntu 15.04/Linux Mint

digiKam is an Open-Source project Photos management software, specially for KDE but you can use it on Ubuntu or others distros too. In digiKam photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections. Developers recently released digiKam 4.11.0 with huge list of 90 bug fixes.

Troubleshoot & repair Linux networks

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on Jul 2, 2015 9:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux
No network connection on your laptop or problems with your web hosting? We’re here to help

Open organizations don't need to serve Kool-Aid

Red Hatters tend to be enthusiastic about the company and our projects, so I occasionally run into somewhat-snarky comments about us "drinking the Kool-Aid," as if we're members of a cult, repeating what we've been told to say. The truth is that any open organization fosters this kind of enthusiasm. The ideas Jim Whitehurst shares in The Open Organization aren't new to me—Red Hat isn't the first "open org" I've worked in—but Jim does a great job of explaining this business model to anyone who hasn't yet benefited from it. read more

antiX 15 Officially Released, Based on Debian 8 "Jessie" but Without systemd

Straight from Thessaloniki, Greece, the antiX development team had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of the final release of the antiX 15 GNU/Linux operating system.

Looking at the Cracker Hacker Economy

There’s a bit of sobering news for sites like FOSS Force, as again in 2014, technology sites top the list of the type of sites most likely to be exploited by cracker hackers, with the number on the rise. According to Symantec, last year 21.5 percent of tech sites were infected by malware, up from 9.9 percent in 2013. Even more disturbing is that number two on this list are hosting sites, up from the number three position in 2013, with a 7.3 percent infection rate.

OpenVZ / Virtuozzo 7 Beta First Impressions

Odin (formerly Parallels) and the OpenVZ Project announced the beta release of a new version of Virtuozzo today. This is also the next version of OpenVZ as the two are merging closer together... In the extended article I go over some of the details about the bare-metal installer, what's new including libvirt and KVM support, as well as some of the changes as OpenVZ and Virtuozzo merge together in the new release.

Linux-based DAQ board has simultaneous ADC and DAC I/O

Data Translation’s “DT7816″ data acquisition board runs Linux on a TI Sitara, and offers eight simultaneous ADC inputs, two DAC outputs, and 16 GPIO lines. The DT7816 is billed as a “real-time ARM-based, high throughput, high accuracy, simultaneous data acquisition module.” Its feature set is similar to the mainboard in Data Translation’s recent DT7837 device, […]

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