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Bluetooth 5 Launched

Well,The world is looking forward for a world adapting and changing the IoT, and here is something, we may call a great step to implement and set new benchmarks in this Term with the launch of Bluetooth 5.So What's new here in Bluetooth 5?Here, in Bluetooth 5, we are getting 2X more speed,4X wider range coverage, and 8X the broadcast of message capacity.Yes, New brighter future for Bluetooth Technology implementation n several devices to communicate and share data to out-result a great system for Device interactions.And this speed and range incremented is supposed to give a great opportunities and ease to IoT development.

Progress on Privacy

The internet didn't come with privacy, any more than the planet did. But at least the planet had nature, which provided raw materials for the privacy technologies we call clothing and shelter. On the net, we use human nature to make our own raw materials. Those include code, protocols, standards, frameworks and best practices, such as those behind free and open-source software.

Top open innovations in 3D printing

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 8, 2016 5:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source continues to drive rapid innovation in the 3D printing industry. This makes sense if you stop and think about it—a 3D printer exists to make other things. Combining that philosophy with free software and open source hardware helps other people participate in improving the objects that it makes, and in making the printers faster, smarter, and cleaner. Here are a few of my favorite open source 3D printing innovations from 2016: read more

Why the Open Source Cloud Is Important

  • Linux.com; By Mark Hinkle (Posted by bob on Dec 8, 2016 4:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Linux
In previous years, we have distinguished between open source cloud and others. But as cloud technologies have evolved it’s evident that any cloud without open source would be the equivalent of an automobile without an engine.

Linux Foundation events expand with Open Source Summits

The Linux Foundation released its 2017 schedule, including an Embedded Linux Conference in Portland on Feb. 21-23 that needs proposal ideas by Dec. 10. This year, Linux Foundation events attracted over 20,000 “developers, maintainers, sysadmins, thought leaders, business executives and other industry professionals from more than 4,000 organizations across 85 countries,” and 25,000 are expected […]

4 open source drone projects

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 8, 2016 1:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Over the past few years, interest in both civilian and commercial use of drones has continued to grow rapidly, and drone hardware sits at the top of many people's holiday wish lists. read more

Remembering Linux Installfests

In this article, for the first time since 2003 a writer makes mention of Caldera without immediately following it with a mention of SCO. Must’ve been a mistake.

How to access shell environment variables in Perl script

In some cases you may want to access shell environment variables (e.g., $PATH, $PWD, $HOME, $LANG) in your Perl script. While you can pass any needed variables to your Perl script via @ARGV argument array, this is actually not needed since Perl provides a way to access all available environment variables. Let's find out how to access shell environment variables in Perl script.

Microsoft Office, Google Docs beware: This open-source startup is after your users

Latvian company OnlyOffice wants to create the Swiss watch of office suites and convince people there are valid choices beyond the big brands.

RPM commands to manage packages on RHEL based systems

RPM is one of the oldest baseline package format & command line Package Management utility, developed by RedHat.

Korora 25 Linux Released, Based on Fedora 25 Ships with Cinnamon 3.2, MATE 1.16

The development team behind the Fedora-based Korora Linux operating system proudly announced the release and general availability of Korora 25.

Open Compliance in the Enterprise: Why Have an Open Source Compliance Program?

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Ibrahim Haddad (Posted by bob on Dec 8, 2016 6:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
Traditionally, platforms and software stacks were implemented using proprietary software, and consisted of various software building blocks that originated as a result of internal development or via third-party software providers with negotiated licensing terms.

Why your teams may be failing at the collaboration game

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 8, 2016 5:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When we think about skills needed to build open structures and establish open mindsets, collaboration jumps to mind immediately. In order to collaborate effectively, communication—or rather, clear communication—is imperative to making it all work. read more

How to encrypt folders and files on Ubuntu/Linux Mint/ Debian/ Linux?

When it comes to security of our secret and highly sensitive data and files then, we really don't tend to take more risks.The best way to keep our files and folders secure is encryption of files and folders. Wondering how to do it? Well, there are many tools available for encryption on Windows, Linux.But today we are about to cover some tools for Linux.So,Now here are two cool tools to do your encryption work using GnuPG and VeraCrypt.

Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 4.7 Is Out with Kernel 4.4 LTS, Updated Hacking Tools

The developers behind the Ubuntu-based, hacking-oriented BlackBox Linux operating system proudly announced the release of BackBox Linux 4.7.

Remote Logging With Syslog, Part 2: Main Config File

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Chris Binnie (Posted by bob on Dec 8, 2016 1:19 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community, Linux
In the previous article, we looked at some of the basics of rsyslog -- a superfast Syslog tool with some powerful features for log processing. Here, I’ll be taking a detailed look at the main config file.

Install Nextcloud on CentOS

An easy to follow tutorial (great for beginners) that have CentOS and want their own private cloud. Instructions on how to install a LAMP stack and how to install and optimize Nextcloud.

How to Install Redmine 3 with Nginx on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Dec 7, 2016 10:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, MySQL
Redmine is an open source web application for project management and issue tracker. In this tutorial, we will install Redmine 3.2 with Nginx as the web server, MySQL as the database server on a CentOS 7 (64 bit) operating system.

Collabora Online 2.0 Puts LibreOffice In the Cloud, Adds Collaborative Editing

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 7, 2016 9:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
Collabora Productivity, through Michael Meeks, is proud to inform Softpedia about the general availability of the long anticipated Collabora Online 2.0 office suite based on the LibreOffice, Nextcloud, and ownCloud technologies.

Why the operating system matters even more in 2017

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 7, 2016 8:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: IBM
Operating systems don't quite date back to the beginning of computing, but they go back far enough. Mainframe customers wrote the first ones in the late 1950s, with operating systems that we'd more clearly recognize as such today—including OS/360 from IBM and Unix from Bell Labs—following over the next couple of decades. An operating system performs a wide variety of useful functions in a system, but it's helpful to think of those as falling into three general categories.

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