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Fedora 25 has been released. This release includes a plugin for MP3 decoding such as playing music. If you play a MP3 file from your collection, GNOME Software detects it and helps you install the plugin. For developers, Fedora 25 Workstation introduces improved Flatpak support. These enhancements now make it easier to install, update and remove Flatpak software. The improvements make this application packaging standard more user friendly.
E-Con’s Linux-ready “eSOMiMX6-micro” COM offers an i.MX6 SoC, optional WiFi/BT and GbE, and a 54 x 20mm footprint. Its “Meissa-I” carrier is only 80 x 40mm. In 2014, we called the E-Con Systems eSOMiMX6 computer-on-module “tiny” because it used the 70 x 45mm “?Qseven” form-factor to expand upon the i.MX6 SoC. Now E-Con has bested […]
The gcc compiler offers a seemingly never-ending list of command line options. Of course, no body uses or has expertise on all of them, but there are a select bunch that every gcc user should - if not must - know. While some of them are commonly used, others are a bit uncommon but no less useful.
SourceForge has added a feature that gives project websites the opportunity to opt-in to using SSL HTTPS encryption. Project admins can find this option in the Admin page under “HTTPS.”
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A Walk through guide on how to install Fedora 25 workstation on your laptop or desktop with screenshots.
LEDs are on everything, and almost everyone you know has at least tried a FitBit or similar device, whereas Google Glass didn't really take off. Despite several years of growth, whether wearable electronics are a fad, or here to keep growing from fun to truly functional is too early to tell. Judge for yourself—read through a few of our favorite wearable projects from 2016. You might even get inspired to start creating.read more
Raspberry Pi Foundation, through Simon Long announces that a security update is now available for the PIXEL desktop environment of the company's Debian-based Raspbian operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board computers.
Did you have Fedora 25 fresh system ? don't worry, just follow our article for tweaks.
Amazon is going after hosting and virtual private server companies with its latest low-end cloud offering.
Many educators want to create interactive content for their classroom or online course. If you're not a HTML5 programmer like most of us, but you have heard HTML5 can simplify your work and provide a great, standard web experience for your students, here's how to get started.read more
Over the past six months, federation of Kubernetes clusters has moved from proof of concept to a release that is worth checking. Federation was first introduced under somewhat of a code name -- Ubernetes. And then, in Kubernetes v1.3.0, cluster federation appeared. Now, there is extensive documentation on the topic.
The malware, called Gooligan, has been preying on devices running older versions of Android, from 4.1 to 5.1, which are still used widely, especially in Asia.
SiFive’s Arduino ready “HiFive1” dev kit features its 320MHz FE310, the first MCU using the open RISC-V ISA. Also, Samsung is rumored to be using RISC-V. In July, San Francisco-based startup SiFive unveiled the first system-on-chips based on the open source RISC-V processor architecture: a Linux-ready octa-core Freedom U500 and a FreeRTOS-based Freedom E300.
In case you don’t know, Internet of Things security sucks so much it appears as if the IoT folks have taken a time machine back to 1998 to implement Microsoft’s best practices of that era.
SUSE has become not only HPE's Linux of choice, but it's now its chief cloud developer as well. What it boils down to is SUSE will use HPE OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets to improve SUSE OpenStack Cloud, and bring to market a new, enterprise-ready SUSE Cloud Foundry PaaS.
The development team behind Trisquel GNU/Linux, a 100% libre distribution based on the Ubuntu Linux operating system, announced the availability of the first Alpha images for the upcoming Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0 release.
In past articles, I've looked at several libraries or specialistapplications that can be used to model some physical process oranother. Sometimes though you want to be able to model several differentprocesses at the same time and in an interactive mode.
Over the years when using Unix-like systems, I’ve been exposed to three or four different versions of the operating system’s default logging tool, known as Syslog. Here I will look at the logging daemon called rsyslog, a superfast Syslog product.
Shell scripts are incredibly useful things. They allow you to do something as basic as creating an easy command to replace a more difficult one with lots of flags, to batching up many complex commands to run from a cron job. They’re great because you can quickly fire them off in your favorite terminal, but in some cases they require you to remember specific combinations of flags or options. If you find yourself in this situation, you can add some simple GUI dialogs to help you speed your way through the task at hand.