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Intel Euclid: a brain, vision, sensor, hotspot module for robots

Sun, 2016-08-21 04:43
Intel demoed a “Euclid” robotics compute module running Ubuntu on a quad-core Atom, and equipped with a RealSense 3D cam, WiFi hotspot, and various sensors. At the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco this week, Intel showed off a prototype of an Intel Euclid robotics controller, equipped with a stereo depth-sensing Intel RealSense camera and […]

Top 5 open source web servers

Sun, 2016-08-21 02:48
Statistics show us that well over 80% of web applications and websites are powered by open source web servers. In this article, I look at the most popular open source web servers, and briefly review their history, technology, features, and more. I will also provide some tips so you can easily deploy one of the popular web servers yourself.read more

Microsoft Powershell Is Now Available For Linux

Sun, 2016-08-21 00:54
?Powershell is a Windows command line tool and associated scripting language built on the .Net framework for performing administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems. Powershell has been a part of Windows systems for 10 years(November 14, 2006 ). On 18th August Microsoft announced on their blog that they have brought Powershell to Mac OSX and Linux.

Google's new OS, Intel's open source VR headset, and more news

Sat, 2016-08-20 22:59
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look Google's new open source operating system, Intel's VR HoloLens device, Microsoft open sourcing PowerShell, and more.Open source news roundup for August 14-20, 2016read more

Docker 1.12.1 Released; Brings Huge Improvements for Raspberry Pi Installs

Sat, 2016-08-20 21:05
Aside from a solid number of bug fixes that actually make swarm-mode very stable, there is a big update in the 1.2.1 update with an official ARM update that brings an easy installation to Raspberry Pi devices.

This Week in Open Source News: New Microsoft Scripting Language Opens Up, What Most Dont Get About OSS, & More

Sat, 2016-08-20 19:11
A roundup of this week's news in the Linux world.

Install Paperwork on Ubuntu

Sat, 2016-08-20 17:16
In this article, we will explain how to install Paperwork on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with MariaDB, PHP-FPM and Nginx. Paperwork is an open-source, self-hosted alternative to services like Evernote,

Anti-Google research group in Washington is funded by Oracle

Sat, 2016-08-20 15:22
The Google Transparency Project is a Washington, DC group that's laser-focused on letting Americans know about Google's lobbying efforts. To get its message out, GTP has worked with journalists at Re/Code and The Intercept, which have run stories about Google's many visits to the White House, the prevalence of ex-Googlers in the US Digital Service, and other links.What wasn't known, until today, is who was paying the bills for research by the "nonprofit watchdog" group. "The folks running the Google Transparency Project won’t say who is paying for it, which is odd for a group devoted to transparency," noted Fortune's Jeff John Roberts, one of many journalists who the group reached out to in April.

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on Ubuntu 16.04

Sat, 2016-08-20 13:28
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database. Data is stored in a "document" structure in JSON format (in MongoDB called BSON). MongoDB was first introduced in 2009 and is currently developed by the company MongoDB Inc. This tutorial shows the installation and configuration of MongoDB on Ubuntu 16.04.

Beyond Linux: 7 Open-Source Projects the Linux Foundation Is Leading

Sat, 2016-08-20 12:02
The Linux Foundation got its start in 2007 as a home for the development of Linux and its creator Linus Torvalds. In the last decade, the mission of the foundation has expanded beyond the confines of the Linux kernel.

New BlackArch Linux ISO Lands with Over 1,500 Penetration Testing, Hacking Tools

Sat, 2016-08-20 10:36
The skilful team of developers and security professional behind the BlackArch Linux operating system have announced today, August 19, 2016, the general availability of a new ISO image.

Tips on Adding Linux to Your Developer Skill Set

Sat, 2016-08-20 09:10
The time when developers and administrators can get by with only Microsoft in their bag of tricks is over. With Linux's continuing dominance and growth in server space and with Redmond now embracing open source with actions as well as words, even those who develop exclusively for the Windows platform are almost certain to find times when they need to wrap their heads around an aspect of the Linux kernel or some open source application.

Top 5: What is copyleft? Top 5 (os) web servers, and more

Sat, 2016-08-20 07:45
In this week's Top 5, we highlight an introduction to copyleft, the most popular open source web servers, the background story on a Certificate Authority called Let's Encrypt, the state of West Virgina turning to an open source game engine for their new school curriculum, and open source options for disk imaging.

Arduino clone grows, with more I/O, USB, and faster CPU

Sat, 2016-08-20 06:19
PJRC is Kickstartering two new models of its “Teensy” Arduino compatible, featuring a faster 180MHz Cortex-M4, more memory, more pins, and a second USB.

Full Metal Backup Using the dd Command

Sat, 2016-08-20 04:53
I will walk you through the process of using dd to create a clone of a drive so that you can then restore that drive from the written image.

Open source, DAQ-enabled hacking platform feels its inner Arduino

Sat, 2016-08-20 03:27
Agilo’s open source, Arduino Mega compatible “Evive” IoT prototyping and DAQ platform offers a 1.8-inch display, breadboard, analog controls, and more. Agilo Technologies, a startup formed by students at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), is pitching its flagship Evive prototyping product on Indiegogo. The company has achieved only 39 percent of its […]

How to build your own maker workbench

Sat, 2016-08-20 02:01
Maker projects can be tough if you don't have a good workspace. For a long time, mine was an ESD mat on the dining room table. But as my projects (and family) grew, I was under increased pressure to find somewhere else to work. Really, the 3D printer is what put my wife over the edge (and rightfully so).read more

Polish developer hacks Android rewards app for free beer

Sat, 2016-08-20 00:36
Broadcasting authent keys over the air is just asking for troubleA cunning Polish developer has hacked an Android food and drink rewards app to grant himself unlimited free beer.…

Sal Ferrarello on Getting Started with Composer

Fri, 2016-08-19 23:10
In this video, web developers can learn how to get their hands dirty with the PHP dependency manager, Composer.

3 command line music players for Linux

Fri, 2016-08-19 22:13
One perception that Linux can't seem to shake off is that you can't do anything without using the command line. A number of people in my circle have been using Linux effectively for years, and they've yet to crack open a terminal window.Having said that, working at the command line can make certain tasks faster and more efficient. If you're using older hardware, command line tools are an excellent alternative to graphical applications since they don't use too many resources.read more