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Python vs. C/C++ in embedded systems

Monday 29th of August 2016 11:25:06 AM
The C/C++ programming languages dominate embedded systems programming, though they have a number of disadvantages. Python, on the other hand, has many strengths that make it a great language for embedded systems. Let[he]#039[/he]s look at the pros and cons of each, and why you should consider Python for embedded programming.

Debian-Based Q4OS 1.6 "Orion" Linux Distro Launches with Trinity Desktop 14.0.3

Monday 29th of August 2016 08:17:09 AM
A new stable release to the "Orion" series, version 1.6. the Debian-based Q4OS GNU/Linux distribution was announced.

Clarity (Vector Design) Icon Theme for Linux Desktop’s

Monday 29th of August 2016 05:25:36 AM
Clarity Icon Theme is completely different from other icon themes because its purly based on Vector design. This theme is based on AwOken and Token, lots of shapes and basic color pallete was taken from these icons. Few icons was taken from Raphael. used some shapes from OpenClipart, Wikipedia, Humanity and AnyColorYouLike Themes. The rest of icons designed by developer by simplifying existed icons or logos. Two types of fonts used Impact and Cheboygan.

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.8 RC4 with Skylake Power Management Fix

Monday 29th of August 2016 02:34:03 AM
It's Sunday evening, so guess what you'll be doing in the next few hours? Yes, that's right, Linus Torvalds has just announced the fourth RC (Release Candidate) version of the upcoming Linux 4.8 kernel branch.

KaOS Linux - One Of The Best KDE Distros

Sunday 28th of August 2016 11:42:30 PM
KaOS Linux remains one of the most aesthetically pleasing Linux distros around sporting the beautiful KDE desktop environment. A visit to the KaOS Linux homepage clearly informs on the focus the developers that have taken with this distro. They describe it as a lean KDE distribution built from scratch and focus on Qt and KDE.

The Last LinuxCon, MariaDB Goes Open Core & More…

Sunday 28th of August 2016 08:50:57 PM
Also included: Gilles Chanteperdrix passes, corporate Linux, Cisco patches against the NSA, MariaDB’s proprietary moves, Netrunner becomes Maui, Ubuntu to replace Upstart, Fedora and Wayland, and Linux client for Yandex Disk.

When it comes to protecting personal data, security gurus make their own rules

Sunday 28th of August 2016 05:59:24 PM
Are you curious about what the leading security gurus do to protect their own systems...

How to set up quick and easy file sharing with Samba

Sunday 28th of August 2016 03:07:51 PM
If you want to use a Linux desktop or server to share files, see how simple it can be with the help of Samba.

Great new technical guides, tutorials and documentation for OpenStack

Sunday 28th of August 2016 12:16:18 PM
The number of tools and projects which fall under the broad heading of "open source cloud" seem to grow every month. Just inside of the OpenStack umbrella, there are dozens of different projects to keep track of, all steaming ahead under a six-month release cycle.

Julita Inca Chiroque: How Do You Fedora?

Sunday 28th of August 2016 10:21:56 AM
We recently interviewed Julita Inca Chiroque on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

Another Set of Updated Fedora 24 Linux Live ISO Images Are Ready for Download

Sunday 28th of August 2016 08:27:34 AM
Fedora Unity Project leader and Fedora AmbassadorBen Williams proudly announce the release of yet another set of updated Live ISO images for the Fedora 24 Linux operating system.

High-end music player has a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian inside

Sunday 28th of August 2016 06:33:12 AM
Bryston has launched a high-end, compact “BDP-?” digital music player built on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, plus a HifiBerry “Digi+” audio HAT add-on.

Icinga Web 2 (GUI for Icinga 2) - installation and configuration on Linux

Sunday 28th of August 2016 04:38:50 AM
Icinga Web 2 (GUI for Icinga 2) which will help us to manage Icinga2 through rich graphical interface.

ConnochaetOS 14.2 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 28th of August 2016 02:44:28 AM
I am proudly announcing ConnochaetOS 14.2, based on Slackware and Salix 14.2. As always it contains only free/libre software as defined by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). We are now using our own deblobbed Linux kernel, named 'kernel-free' based on the de-blobbing mechanism done by Debian GNU/Linux. ConnochaetOS contains: The de-blobbed Kernel Linux 4.4.19, IceWM 1.3.12, Iceweasel 45.3.0. In our slack-n-free repo we provide the current versions of Iceape and Icedove, the brand-new qt5-webengine based web browsers Qupzilla and Otter-browser and LibreOffice 5.1.4 as provided by Eric 'Alien' Hameleers.

Emma A LightWeight Database Management Tool For Linux

Sunday 28th of August 2016 12:50:06 AM
Today who does not interact with databases and if you're a programmer then the database management is your daily task. For database management, there is a very popular tool called, MySQL Workbench. It's a tool that ships with tonnes of functionalities. But not all of us as beginner programmers use all Workbench features. So here we also have a very lightweight database manager in Linux, Emma.

How to check if an email address really exists

Saturday 27th of August 2016 10:55:44 PM
In this article, you’ll learn how to use the command line to verify whether a specific email address exists or not, without sending an email.

SFC's Kuhn in firing line as Linus Torvalds takes aim

Saturday 27th of August 2016 09:01:22 PM
A few days after he mused that there had been no reason for him to blow his stack recently, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has directed a blast at the Software Freedom Conservancy and its distinguished technologist Bradley Kuhn over the question of enforcing compliance of the GNU General Public Licence.

Facebook's computer vision tool, Linux at 25, and more news

Saturday 27th of August 2016 07:07:00 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook releasing more open source code, examining the success of Linux on its 25th birthday, Uganda's government moving to embrace open source, and more.Open source news roundup for August 21-27, 2016read more

Vale, LOGO creator Seymour Papert, who taught us that code can be creative play

Saturday 27th of August 2016 05:12:38 PM
Arduino-fiddling kids, and the rest of us, owe Papert a debt of gratitudeBack when dinosaurs ruled the Earth and I was a kid, I received the gift of a "100-in-1 Electronics Kit" that taught me the basics of electrical circuit design as I strung pre-cut wires between springy posts. At the very centre of this kit - its beating heart - a single transistor could be wired to work in an amplifier, or AM radio, or tone generator.…

Special Anniversary Edition: This Week in Open Source News

Saturday 27th of August 2016 03:18:16 PM
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