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CHIP is the cheaper competitor to the Rasberry Pi

Monday 16th of November 2015 12:18:44 PM
The CHIP, a ready to go computing board for less than a Raspberry Pi.

Badware in the firmware all over the place

Monday 16th of November 2015 10:33:38 AM
Eurecom researchers scan embedded systems, kick an ants' nestThis is really no surprise: embedded system vendors aren't good at carrying out quality assurance on their firmware images, and their embedded Web server software is what you'd expect from something written in the last 20 minutes of Friday afternoon.…

GNOME's Nautilus File Manager Now Shows SD Cards and External Drives in the Sidebar

Monday 16th of November 2015 08:39:16 AM
The GNOME Project announced the release of the second and last maintenance version for the current stable GNOME 3.18 desktop environment, bringing updates to numerous GNOME apps and core components.

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Ubuntu 15.10

Monday 16th of November 2015 06:44:54 AM
Ubuntu 15.10 was released without a huge fanfare and for Ubuntu 14.04 users there is no real requirement to upgrade. In this review I have documented the one frustration that has bothered me about Ubuntu for so many years, the Ubuntu Software Centre. Why is nothing being done to fix it?

Ubuntu Snappy Core 15.04 Images Updated, Along with the Raspberry Pi 2 One

Monday 16th of November 2015 04:50:32 AM
Canonical's Michael Vogt informs us about the release and immediate availability for download of the tenth image of the stable Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04 operating system for embedded and IoT (Internet of Things) devices.

Calibrate your Monitor with these Open Source Tools

Monday 16th of November 2015 02:56:10 AM
What is seen on your display and what the image should look like can be two quite different things.

Solus Gets GNOME 3.18 Packages and Support for Locally Installed Extensions

Monday 16th of November 2015 01:01:48 AM
The Solus developers have announced a few important changes, improvements, and updates that have landed for their distribution. There are quite a lot of items that have landed over the past few days, so users do have a lot to look out for.

Robolinux 8.2 LXDE Screenshot Tour

Sunday 15th of November 2015 11:07:26 PM
Robolinux is very pleased and excited to announce Robolinux "LXDE Raptor" V8.2 LTS 2020". This completely new Robolinux OS with 12 Privacy & Security Apps is based on the rock solid Debian 8 stable source code using the 3.16 Linux kernel. It has better graphics quality, boots up and runs much faster and is also compatible with newer hardware, drivers and most notably the Intel Haswell chipset.

Wine Gets Pulse Audio Driver and Better Microsoft Office 2013 Support

Sunday 15th of November 2015 09:13:04 PM
Wine (Wine is not an emulator) 1.7.55 is now out, and it comes with quite a few major fixes that are sure to draw some serious attention.

1600 games for Linux on Steam, a Linux-friendly Steam Sale, and more open gaming news

Sunday 15th of November 2015 07:18:42 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at 1600 games for Linux on Steam, a Linux-friendly Steam Sale, and an Arduino project for high scores, and more. Open gaming roundup for November 7 — 13, 2015.

KDE Frameworks 5.16.0 Arrives with Lots of Plasma Framework Improvements, More

Sunday 15th of November 2015 05:24:20 PM
KDE announced the monthly release of the KDE Frameworks project, a set of add-on libraries for the Qt5 GUI (Graphical User Interface) toolkit, which is now at version 5.16.0.

GeckoLinux - based on openSUSE Leap 42.1 with more features and refinements

Sunday 15th of November 2015 03:29:58 PM
GeckoLinux is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE Leap 42.1 distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. Unlike its parent distribution, GeckoLinux is available as a live DVD that can be tested before installing. It has a number of unique features compared to its parent distribution.

CoreOS introduces Clair, a container security monitoring tool

Sunday 15th of November 2015 01:35:36 PM
CoreOS's new open-source project Clair, monitors containers security. Since it's so easy for security holes to hide in containers this is no small matter.

Install Plone with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS

Sunday 15th of November 2015 11:41:14 AM
In this article we will cover the steps needed for installing Plone CMS with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS. Plone is a free and popular open source content management system based on the Python programming language. It is built on top of the Zope application server and shares many similarities with WordPress.

Scrum is dead: breaking down the new open development method

Sunday 15th of November 2015 09:46:52 AM
A "snake oil salesmen" is a phrase that conjures up images of stuffy old men with bowler hats, bushy mustaches, and tailored pinstripe suits peddling bottles filled with "cure-all" liquids. Although prevalent a few centuries ago, the snake oil profession is now lost to the annals of history. These days the snake oil description has expanded beyond human health care. In the tech world, for example, a snake oil solution can be used to describe anti-virus software or a favorite software development more

Microservices in action, Part 2: Containers and microservices -- a perfect pair

Sunday 15th of November 2015 07:52:30 AM
Discover how Linux containers are revolutionizing software development and powering microservices to shift an entire industry. Know the requirements that are critical to success in microservices adoption and how container-based infrastructures make it easier to meet those requirements.

Netrunner 2015.11 Rolling Screenshot Tour

Sunday 15th of November 2015 05:58:08 AM
The Netrunner Team is happy to announce the release of Netrunner Rolling 2015.11 64-bit version. (Note that the 32-bit version currently remains at 2015.09). Netrunner Rolling 2015.11 has been updated with packages from KDE Plasma and KDE Applications. The desktop is at Plasma 5.4.2 together with KDE Applications 15.08.2 and many more applications and libraries updated to their latest versions. Firefox with built-in Plasma support is at 42.0. Gmusicbrowser and Pidgin now fully integrate into Plasma 5's new systray. Calamares received several minor fixes with 1.4.2 and offers an easy way to use the same user password also as root password. Also with Calamares, you can pick and replace an already occupied partition easily, so you can keep one partition with your favorite OS and re-use another partition to try and test anything else without cluttering your hard-disk further.

Dangerous Exploit found in Chrome for Android

Sunday 15th of November 2015 04:03:46 AM
A rather critical Exploit has been uncovered in Google's own 'Chrome for Android' app which allows malicious programs to be installed without user intervention.

Ubuntu Convergence Is Better Than Windows Continuum, Here's Why

Sunday 15th of November 2015 02:09:24 AM
Unity 8 is being worked on for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and a lot of progress has been made. One of the features that are expected to land, in more stable form, is platform convergence. Canonical is not the only company that's working towards this goal, but it's the only one that's doing it right.

Machine learning spotlight, Vanderbuilt U's medical robots, and more open source news

Sunday 15th of November 2015 12:15:02 AM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at machine learning, Vanderbuilt University's medical technology, journalism mapping tools, and more.Open source news for your reading pleasure.November 7 — 14, 2015read more

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