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Arduino Uno-like board controls three-phase EV motors

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 12:12
Uniti’s “Uniti ARC” is an open source, Arduino Uno compatible microcontroller board, designed for controlling three-phase motors in electric vehicles. Swedish electric car startup Uniti calls the Uniti ARC “the world’s first open-source commercial development board for three phase motors with Arduino Uno compatibility.”

Leftovers: BSD

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-05-27 11:56
  • Faces of FreeBSD 2016: Michael Lucas

    Back by popular demand, we’re again sharing a story from someone involved in FreeBSD with our Faces of FreeBSD series. It may be a story from someone who’s received funding from us to work on development projects, run conferences, travel to conferences, or advocate for FreeBSD. Or, it may be from someone who gives back to FreeBSD financially or in another way. Regardless, it is always from someone who is making a positive difference in the FreeBSD world.

  • pfSense 2.3.1 FreeBSD Firewall Update Patches Web GUI Security Issue, Seven Bugs

    Released a week ago as the first maintenance build in the 2.3 stable series, pfSense 2.3.1 received its first update, bringing a patch for a major security issue in the Web GUI, as well as seven other bug fixes.

    pfSense 2.3.1 was a major point release of the FreeBSD-based network firewall distribution that introduced over 100 changes, but pfSense 2.3 brought a new pkg system that lets the project's maintainers update only individual parts of the system.

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Basic Linux Commands

Reddit - Fri, 2016-05-27 11:43

SuperTux 0.4 review

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-05-27 11:32

You’ve probably played SuperTux in the past – it’s been around for a while. In your distro’s repository, you’ll have 0.1.3, the last stable release, dating from 2005. Development on the unstable 3.n branch has been going along mostly unremarked for more than a decade, and now a new stable release, 0.4, bursts onto the scene!

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Study: Sweden should boost open source competence

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-05-27 11:29

Sweden should bolster its competence on the use of open source and open standards in public administrations, a study for the country’s Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation recommends. Public administrations must also be required to consider switching to free and open source alternatives, when procuring ICT solutions, and justify why they continue to use proprietary software.

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Font improvements in Fedora 24 Workstation

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-05-27 11:25

Cantarell is the default font in Fedora Workstation. It comes courtesy of the GNOME desktop community, which designed and chose Cantarell. Recently the maintainers of Canatrell have done a great deal of work on the typeface to improve readability and appearance. There are now two maintainers, Jakub Steiner and Nikolaus Waxweiler, who both contribute to the GNOME desktop environment as well as Cantarell.

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News: Linux 4.7 Set to Boost Live Patching, Security and Power Management

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 11:15
We're just about at the end of the two week merge cycle for the Linux 4.7 kernel and many of the subsystem maintainers have sent Linus Torvalds their git pull requests.

NetworkManager blocking analytics/tracking?

Reddit - Fri, 2016-05-27 10:47

I was playing around with piwik earlier (a free analytics software for websites) and it seems like NetworkManager was blocking the tracker. When I switched on my bitmask VPN I was able to get a hit on the tracker. I read somewhere that NetworkManager blocks tracking on wireless networks but now I can't find the article. Can anybody else confirm and provide source of information?

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How to Use Postfix Postscreen to Test Email for Spam: Part 2

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 10:18
In the previous article, I looked at some pre-greeting tests that Postfix performs to help identify spam; now I’ll move on through the chain and explore the available post-salutation tests.

Rackspace Adopts OX's Dovecot Pro Open Source IMAP Email Platform

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 09:21
Rackspace will use Open-Xchange's Dovecot Pro open source IMAP email platform in conjunction with Scality's object storage plugin.

So now that debian iceweasel was renamed will gnuicecat retake the original intended name as gnuiceweasel?

Reddit - Fri, 2016-05-27 08:34

So tittle and question, there are other problems if they decide do it or why anyone have proposed that so far?

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F1 2015 Game Launches on Steam for Linux & SteamOS, Ported by Feral Interactive

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 08:23
Immediately after announcing the Tomb Raider 2013 1.1.1 patch for Linux gamers, Feral Interactive had the great pleasure of announcing the official launch of the F1 2015 racing game for SteamOS and Steam on Linux.

It's Easy to Package Any Software as a Snap for Ubuntu Linux, Says Canonical

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-05-27 08:00

 softpedia: Making Snappy packages is a .. Snap.

Upcoming Webinar on Getting Linux Certified - Tips, Tactics, and Practical Advice

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 07:26
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Ansible 2.1 comes with Windows and Azure support

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-27 06:29
Red Hat has announced the release of Ansible 2.1. One of the biggest features of the new release of the open source and agentless automation framework for DevOps is support for Microsoft Windows and Azure cloud.

[Script?]

Reddit - Fri, 2016-05-27 06:15

Hey peeps so I am working on a project for a restaurant I am working with. Instead of using a sign they went with a digital menu that is going to use a TV as a display.

What I am looking to make is a script that displays a static image after boot. So pretty much Boot > Then Image. I need to make it automated so that when the Raspberry Pi/TV are turned on in the morning the Pi will boot and go straight to that image.

Anywhere I should start or anyone know how to do this?

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