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Linux and Open Source Hardware for IoT

Wed, 2016-09-28 15:33
Most of the new 21 open source software projects for IoT that we examined last week listed Linux hacker boards as their prime development platforms. This week, we’ll look at open source and developer-friendly Linux hardware for building Internet of Things devices, from simple microcontroller-based technology to Linux-based boards.

Unsafe at any clock speed: Linux kernel security needs a rethink

Wed, 2016-09-28 14:35
The Linux kernel today faces an unprecedented safety crisis. Much like when Ralph Nader famously told the American public that their cars were "unsafe at any speed" back in 1965, numerous security developers told the 2016 Linux Security Summit in Toronto that the operating system needs a total rethink to keep it fit for purpose.

Linux and open source hardware for building IoT devices

Wed, 2016-09-28 13:38
This guide to open source and developer-friendly hardware for IoT device development ranges from simple MCU-based modules to powerful Linux-based SBCs. ? ? An Open Source Perspective on the Internet of Things Part 3: Linux and Open Source Hardware for IoT ? Most of the 21 open source software projects for IoT that we examined […]

TripleO deployment of 'master' branch via instack-virt-setup on VIRTHOST (2)

Wed, 2016-09-28 12:41
Upstream gets close to Newton Release , bugs scheduled for RC2 went away.Following bellow is a clean and smoothly running procedure of Overcloud deployment TripleO Master branch via instack-virt-setup on 32 GB VIRTHOST Network isolation in overcloud is pre-configured on instack (undercloud )

The Linux Setup - Daniel Foré, elementary OS

Wed, 2016-09-28 11:44
An interview with the project lead of elementary OS about his favorite software.

EFF calls on HP to disable printer ink self-destruct sequence

Wed, 2016-09-28 10:47
"The software update that prevented the use of third-party ink was reportedly distributed in March, but this anti-feature itself wasn't activated until September," EFF Special Advisor Cory Doctorow wrote in a letter to HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler. "That means that HP knew, for at least six months, that some of its customers were buying your products because they believed they were compatible with any manufacturer's ink, while you had already planted a countdown timer in their property that would take this feature away.

KDE's Kirigami UI Framework for Mobile and Convergent Apps Hits 1.1 Milestone

Wed, 2016-09-28 09:50
The KDE developers proudly announced the availability of the first point release for their recently introduced Kirigami UI framework to create mobile and convergent applications.

Ubuntu’s OpenStack on IBM’s Big Iron

Wed, 2016-09-28 08:52
The use of Ubuntu's cloud platform is likely to escalate now that IBM and Ubuntu's parent company, Canonical, have formed a partnership that brings Ubuntu OpenStack to Big Blue's metal. According to an announcement released September 19 by Ubuntu, its implementation of the open source cloud platform is now available to run on the entire line of IBM servers.

Free Today: September Issue of Linux Journal

Wed, 2016-09-28 07:55
For a limited time, the September issue of Linux Journal is free of charge, no strings attached, just click thru to start your download.

GNOME 3.22 Supports Flatpak Cross-Linux Distribution Framework

Wed, 2016-09-28 06:58
GNOME 3.22, the second major update this year to the GNOME desktop environment, debuted Sept. 21—and since then, has made its way into the repositories of Linux distributions

Latest Firefox Expands Multi-Process Support and Delivers New Features for Desktop and Android

Wed, 2016-09-28 06:01
With the change of the season, we’ve worked hard to release a new version of Firefox that delivers the best possible experience across desktop and Android.

An Introduction to GNOME Boxes (virtualization) on Linux

Wed, 2016-09-28 05:04
GNOME Boxes is a system virtualization application that is a core part of the GNOME desktop environment. Based on the QEMU machine emulator, it offers a simplified and user-friendly approach to the whole OS virtualization idea. This post is just an introduction to its capabilities and a statement that it finally works in other distributions besides Fedora.

Fusion 3, the next generation game engine and editor from Clickteam will support Linux

Wed, 2016-09-28 04:06
Clickteam are the company behind some really cool tools like Fusion, previously called Multimedia Fusion. They did an AMA today where a developer noted their Fusion 3 editor is running on Linux and other platforms.

96Boards.org goes Cortex-M4 with IoT Edition and Carbon SBC

Wed, 2016-09-28 03:09
Linaro, 96Boards.org, and SeeedStudio have launched the first 96Boards IoT Edition SBC: the $28 BLE-ready “BLE Carbon” that runs Zephyr on an ST Cortex-M4. Linaro Ltd and its 96Boards.org open hardware standardization group announced the first non-Linux and MCU based 96Boards single board computer.

Fedora 24 -- The Best Distro for DevOps?

Wed, 2016-09-28 02:12
“Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.” Winston Churchill.If you have been to any DevOps-focused conferences -- whether it’s OpenStack Summit or DockerCon -- you will see a sea of MacBooks. Thanks to its UNIX base, availability of Terminal app and Homebrew, Apple hardware is extremely popular among DevOps professionals.

Contributing to an Open Source Project

Wed, 2016-09-28 01:15
There are many ways to contribute to an open source project. There are also many reasons for doing so. But before jumping in, you might want to know how things generally work within these projects.

Steam now has above 2,500 Linux & SteamOS games available

Wed, 2016-09-28 00:18
I've seen some posts on reddit and across the wider net about Steam hitting around 2,000 games for Linux. The truth is the number is actually quite a lot higher.


Tue, 2016-09-27 23:21
Engineers love to think that they make decisions based on purelogic and merit. But of course, everyone has biases in terms ofprogramming languages, editors and other technologies—biases thatprobably can be defended in technical terms, but that often come down to anemotional argument as much as a technical one.

Help Fix Copyright: Send a Rebellious Selfie to European Parliament (Really!)

Tue, 2016-09-27 22:23
The EU’s proposed copyright reform keeps in place retrograde laws that make many normal online creative acts illegal. The same restrictive laws will stifle innovation and hurt technology businesses. Let’s fix it. Sign Mozilla’s petition, watch and share videos, and...

NAS-targeted Skylake Mini-ITX loads up on SATA, GbE, PCIe

Tue, 2016-09-27 21:26
Aaeon’s Linux-friendly “EMB-Q170C” Mini-ITX board targets NAS applications with 6th Gen Intel Core CPUs, 6x SATA III, 4x USB 3.0, and PCIe x8 and M.2 slots. Aaeon’s EMB-Q170C Mini-ITX board is the most storage-rich member of its EMB-Q170 line of Mini-ITX boards, following the EMB-Q170A, EMB-Q170B, and EMB-H110B boards announced in March. Like these boards […]