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Qt announced a Linux-driven Qt Automotive Suite based on Qt for Device Creation designed for quickly developing IVI and instrument cluster GUIs. The Qt Company announced that it will soon ship an automotive stack for developing in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and instrument cluster GUIs. The Qt Automotive Suite combines a new Application Manager and Qt IVI […]
Microsoft's recent decision to offer FreeBSD images in the Azure cloud is a reminder that GNU/Linux is not the only game in town when it comes to alternative operating systems.Here's a look at lesser-known operating systems. Some are serious, production-quality systems. Others are whimsical or half-baked platforms. All present alternative options for people who want to experiment with something other than Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.
Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews BunsenLabs Linux, and Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and MATE betas released.
OwnCloud provides Self-hosted file syncing and sharing with a nice web interface and syncing apps for all major mobile and desktop platforms with a functionally like Dropbox, mega, etc. ownCloud makes it easy to access and sync files, calendars, and contacts across your devices. In this tutorial, I will guide you to create your own sync and share server platform with ownCloud. We will install ownCloud with Nginx as the web server, MariaDB (a MySQL fork) as the database and php-fpm to handle the request for php on Linux OpenSUSE Leap 42.1.
Microsoft is buying social-networking site LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction for $26.2 billion, company officials announced June 13.The move fits in with Microsoft's increasing push to focus on business customers.Founded in 2002, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn had approximately 400 million users in 2015. The company provides a social network alternative for finding professional and work connections, sharing resumes and potentially finding new posts.