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Open source at your company? 6 questions your manager will ask

Sun, 2016-05-22 04:33
Christian Grail gave a talk at OSCON 2016 titled: "How to convince your manager to go open source."I thought the perspective was going to be from the user side but it was from the employee side, about convincing your manager to open source the projects at your company.6 questions your manager will ask"Isn't the quality going to suffer?"read more

Arduino STAR Otto features STM32, multimedia, WiFi

Sun, 2016-05-22 02:39
Arduino Srl and ST unveiled a graphically-rich Arduino STAR Otto SBC based on the 32-bit STM32F469 MCU, and featuring WiFi, MIPI-DSI, audio, and cam links. At the Bay Area Maker Faire this week, Arduino Srl and STMicroelectronics (ST) announced a jointly developed, high-end Arduino board. Only a few months ago we would be raving about […]

Proven Paths for Getting Valuable OpenStack Certification

Sun, 2016-05-22 00:44
If you cycle the clock back to 2010, when Rackspace and NASA announced an effort to create a sophisticated cloud computing infrastructure that could compete with proprietary offerings, it would have been hard to forecast how successful the OpenStack platform would become. OpenStack has won over countless companies that are deploying it and backing it, and it has its own foundation.

Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and more open gaming news

Sat, 2016-05-21 22:50
Hello open gamers! This week we're going to take a look at what's going on with Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and the newest OpenRA.Open gaming roundup for May 15-21, 2016read more

This Week in Linux News: Apache Foundation Founder Becomes Hyperledger Executive Director, Linux 4.6 Has Arrived, & More

Sat, 2016-05-21 21:24
This Week in Linux News: Apache Foundation Founder Becomes Hyperledger Executive Director, Linux 4.6 Has Arrived.


Sat, 2016-05-21 19:58
Free of charge for any use and free of any kind of advertising bundle, PeaZip isan open-source (LGPL) file archiver, a free alternative to software like WinRarand WinZip, for Linux

Linksys says 'no' to the FCC, Mozilla expands open source funding, and more news

Sat, 2016-05-21 18:33
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Linksys saying no to the FCC's router rules, Mozilla expands its funding for open source projects, a new open source project from LinkedIn, and more.Open source news roundup for May 15-21, 2016read more

Everything We Know About How the FBI Hacks People

Sat, 2016-05-21 17:07
Recent headlines warn that the government now has greater authority to hack your computers, in and outside the US. Changes to federal criminal court procedures known as Rule 41 are to blame; they vastly expand how and whom the FBI can legally hack. But just like the NSA’s hacking operations, FBI hacking isn’t new. In fact, the bureau has a long history of surreptitiously hacking us, going back two decades.

Get Desktop Access to Your OnlyOffice Account from Linux

Sat, 2016-05-21 15:41
OnlyOffice is yet another entry in a long line of cloud-based office suites. Because it is cloud-based, you can use it from any browser on any platform.

The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity

Sat, 2016-05-21 14:15
Danese Cooper, head of open source for PayPal, spoke to during the Day 2 OSCON morning keynotes about the sustainability of open source, mixing in some of the history of open source as well as her own sage advice.read more

SolydX and SolydK are Debian-based distributions with the Xfce and KDE desktops

Sat, 2016-05-21 12:50
SolydX and SolydK are Debian-based distributions with the Xfce and KDE desktops respectively.

Open RTOS focuses on 32-bit IoT Arduinos with BLE

Sat, 2016-05-21 11:24
Arduino Srl and Runtime unveiled an open source, Bluetooth savvy, “Apache Mynewt” RTOS for 32-bit MCUs, found on the new Arduino Primo and STAR Otto SBCs.

Top 5: How to avoid burnout, GUI frameworks, and more

Sat, 2016-05-21 09:58
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the project management tool Redmine, advice from a tech recruiter, a new open standard called "federated sharing," open source options to build a GUI framework, and how to avoid burnout in tech.

Java EE Servers as Nova-Docker Containers && RDO Mitaka External vlan networks

Sat, 2016-05-21 08:32
Nova-Docker driver is installed on Compute node which is supposed to run two Java EE Servers as light weight Nova-Docker Containers (instances) having floating IPs on two different external vlan enabled subnets (; General Setup RDO Mitaka ML2&OVS&VLAN 3 Nodes.

Kubuntu 16.04 LTS Users Receive the Latest KDE Plasma 5.6.4 Desktop, Update Now

Sat, 2016-05-21 07:07
Kubuntu and KDE developer Marcin S?gol today announced the availability of the latest KDE Plasma 5.6.4 desktop environment in the special repositories for Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) users.

Open-spec, octa-core “NanoPi M3” SBC sells for $35

Sat, 2016-05-21 05:41
FriendlyARM’s NanoPi M3 SBC runs Linux or Android on a 64-bit, octa-core Samsung S5P6818, and offers WiFi, BT, GbE, and a 40-pin RPi connector. In April, FriendlyARM blew away the scant competition in octa-core, 64-bit hacker SBCs with its $60 NanoPC-T3 board. Now it has stepped even harder on the affordability scale with a smaller, […]

Chromebook + Android apps = Trouble for Windows PCs

Sat, 2016-05-21 04:15
Chromebooks are already outselling Macs. So Linus Torvalds is wondering if this really might be the year of the Linux desktop? Maybe, with the addition of Android apps to the Chromebook, maybe it really will be.

Server monitoring with Icinga 2 and Icingaweb 2 on CentOS 7

Sat, 2016-05-21 03:18
Icinga 2 is a scalable OpenSource monitoring software. This tutorial describes the installation of Icinga 2 together with Icingaweb on a CentOS 7 server.

Building an Artificial Pancreas Using a Raspberry Pi

Sat, 2016-05-21 02:21
DIY health care is here. Open source is providing the ways and means for amazing and affordable advances, like an artificial pancreas built using a Raspberry Pi, and letting people take charge of their health care in the process.

OpenEMR 4.2.2 is released

Sat, 2016-05-21 01:23
The OpenEMR community has released version 4.2.2. This new version is 2014 ONC Certified as a Modular EHR. OpenEMR 4.2.2 has numerous new features including 30 language translations, a new modern user interface, and fully supports PHP7 and the most recent versions of MySQL and MariaDB. Thanks goes to the OpenEMR community for producing this release.