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Windows 10 haters: Try Linux on Kaby Lake chips with Dell's new XPS 13

Fri, 2016-09-16 20:46
Rejoice Linux fans; the OS will work on laptops with Intel’s Kaby Lake chips.

Good things come from projects that fail

Fri, 2016-09-16 19:37
Without realizing it, I joined the open source movement in 1999 during the midst of the Kosovo refugee crisis. I was part of a team helping route aid supplies to local humanitarian organizations running transit camps across Albania. These are the camps that refugees often arrived at first before being moved to larger, more formal camps.read more

Install Open Source Social Network on Ubuntu 16.04

Fri, 2016-09-16 18:28
In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step by step instructions on how to install Open Source Social Network with Apache on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.

What is free software?

Fri, 2016-09-16 17:20
The Digital Freedom Foundation defines free software as the freedom to use, study, distribute, modify, and access software. You can't go wrong with this poll!In honor of Software Freedom Day, tomorrow on September 17, we wonder how you plan to contribute to the global event tomorrow? Leave us your message in the comments.read more

Got the writing bug? An introduction to bibisco

Fri, 2016-09-16 16:11
A couple of years ago, when I started tinkering with long-form fiction writing, I attended some events for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Among the attendees there was a lot of talk of using Scrivener as a tool for organizing your writing, and as a place to keep your details. I looked into it, but it was kind of pricey—and the license was such that to use it on my Windows PC and my MacBook, I'd need to buy it twice, which did not appeal to me at all.read more

Install Nextcloud (Drop-in replacement for ownCloud) – Next generation file sharing Server on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora

Fri, 2016-09-16 15:03
Nextcloud (Drop-in replacement for ownCloud) – Next generation file sharing Server for Linux

Smart light using Arduino on Fedora

Fri, 2016-09-16 13:54
The Internet of Things is a new concept to us. But if we think about it, Internet access is nothing new. We come across many “things” in day-to-day life. They help make our life easier each day. For example, take... Continue Reading →

Open Source AMDGPU Driver Now Detects All Linux Kernel Supported AMD Radeon GPUs

Fri, 2016-09-16 12:36
Michel Dänzer had the great pleasure of announcing the release of the xf86-video-amdgpu 1.1.1 update to the open source AMDGPU graphics driver for AMD Radeon GPUs on GNU/Linux platforms.

How to help developers help themselves

Fri, 2016-09-16 10:58
Developers need help. It comes with the territory for software companies employing thousands of developers, many who live and work in remote locations all over the world.

Rugged, fanless Skylake box-PC has triple GbE and dual HDMI

Fri, 2016-09-16 09:21
Aaeon’s rugged, fanless “Boxer-6639” industrial box-PC features 6th Gen Intel (Skylake) processors plus triple GbE, dual HDMI, and six RS-232/422/485 ports. Following its 5th Gen Broadwell based Boxer-6638U, the “entry level” Boxer-6639 industrial PC taps the 6th Gen “Skylake” Core, Pentium, and Celeron chips. Other Skylake industrial computers include Adlink’s MXE-5500 and lower-end MVP-6000, as […]

RaspAnd Project Now Lets You Run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Raspberry Pi 3

Fri, 2016-09-16 07:44
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton informs us today about the availability of a new build of his RaspAnd project that lets users run Google's Linux-based Android mobile operating system on Raspberry Pi SBCs.

Feral Interactive to Port Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to Linux, SteamOS, and macOS

Fri, 2016-09-16 06:40
Feral Interactive was proud to announce that they are working on porting the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game to Valve's SteamOS, and Steam on Linux and macOS.

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Theary Sorn

Fri, 2016-09-16 05:42
The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems. One of the most important offerings is its Linux Certification Program, which is designed to give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that's hungry for your skills.

Pass the 'Milk' to make code run four times faster, say MIT boffins

Fri, 2016-09-16 04:45
New programming language does clever things with caches to hasten parallel processing. 'Milk' claims to help code run four times faster MIT boffins have created a new programming language called “Milk” that they say runs code four times faster than rivals.

RPi-Powered pi-topCEED Makes the Case as a Low-Cost Modular Learning Desktop

Fri, 2016-09-16 03:48
It's hard to go a day without seeing interesting and compelling Indiegogoor Kickstarter projects that feature the Raspberry Pi, Pine 64 or the IntelEdison inside some sort of embedded device or standalone computer orlaptop. Last fall, I stumbled across one such project that billed itself as"the first $99 Raspberry Pi desktop", and I felt the need to haveit.

Oracle abandons NetBeans to Apache

Fri, 2016-09-16 02:51
Oracle wants to dump its NetBeans Java integrated development environment on the Apache Software Foundation.

Linux Kernel 4.7.4 Updates GPU Drivers, Adds OverlayFS and EXT4 Improvements

Fri, 2016-09-16 01:54
Renowned kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman informed the Linux community about the availability of the fourth maintenance update to the Linux 4.7 kernel series.

Marrying Ephemeral Docker Containers to Persistent Data

Fri, 2016-09-16 00:56
Docker containers are ephemeral by design. They come and they go like a herd of hyperactive squirrels, which is great for high availability, but not so great for preserving your data. Kendrick Coleman of EMC {code} demonstrated how to have both ephemeral containers and persistent data in his talk called "Highly Available [he]amp[/he] Distributed Containers" at ContainerCon North America.

Tiny $2 IoT module runs FreeRTOS on Realtek Ameba WiFi SoC

Thu, 2016-09-15 23:59
Pine64’s $2 “PADI IoT Stamp” module is based on Realtek’s new “RTL8710AF” Cortex-M3 WiFi SoC, a cheaper FreeRTOS-ready competitor to the ESP8266. Realtek’s RTL8710AF WiFi system-on-chip began showing up on tiny “B&T” labeled modules in July in China on AliExpress, as described in this Hackaday post. The Realtek SoC offers an even lower cost, and […]