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At ELCE, MBARI’s Brent Roman explained how he trimmed power to keep a Linux-based oceanographic sampling device running for up to six months on D Cells. At last October’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Brent Roman, an embedded software engineer at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), described the two decade-long evolution of MBARI’s Linux-controlled […]
Platform9 officially launches its managed Kubernetes service and pushes forward on development of its Fission open-source effort, enabling serverless application capabilities.
Linux Mint project leader Clement Lefebvre today announced the availability of new ISO images for those who want to install the Debian-based LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) 2 "Betsy" operating system.
BitScope’s Blade carrier boards extend the Raspberry Pi in single to up to 40-unit clusters with 9-48V power for HATs and BitScope mixed signal gizmos. Australia-based BitScope Designs, which offers a line of BitScope mixed signal test, measurement and data acquisition systems, has developed a BitScope Blade platform that combines them with Raspberry Pi SBCs. […]
Meld is a feature-rich visual comparison and merging tool available for Linux. In this tutorial, we will be discussing some really useful tips/tricks that will make your experience with the tool even better.
In a previous article, I talked about an add-oncard for the Raspberry Pi called the ControlBlock. It allows gamecontrollers to be connected as regular joystick devices, but it also hasa really incredible power switch feature.
Joining a new community can be a daunting task for a myriad of reasons. The angst can be especially strong when joining a new technical community, some of which have a reputation for being acrimonious and tough on new members.While it's possible to stumble into a den of iniquity, I think you'll find most technical communities to be fairly reasonable, and following a few simple steps can ease your transition from non-member to member.read more
Backups are an incredibly important aspect of a system administrator’s job. Without good backups and a well-planned backup policy and process, it is a near certainty that sooner or later some critical data will be irretrievably lost.read more
Purpose is the first thing to consider when you're assembling any team. If one person could achieve that purpose, then forming the team would be unnecessary. And if there was no main purpose, then you wouldn't need a team at all. But as soon as the task requires more expertise than a single person has, we encounter the issue of collective participation—an issue that, if not handled properly, could derail you.read more
This tutorial will help you to fix the "cannot find my data partition :-(" error with BerryBoot and RaspBerry Pi.
Target CIO Mike McNamara shares how his team chooses the best tools and why they believe in open source.
Is it hard to check, If a Machine is Physical or Virtual in Linux ?
In the previous article, I showed how to use the grep command, which is great at finding text files that contain a string or pattern. The idea of directly searching in a "grep-like" way is so useful that there are additional commands to let you search right into PDF documents and handle XML files more naturally. Things do not stop there, as you could consider raw network traffic a collection of data that you want to "grep" for information, too.
In this fourth and the final installment, we will discuss the concept of aliases as well how you can use them to make your command line navigation easier and smoother.
Critical Link’s MitySOM-335x Maker Transition Kit adds an open source, BeagleBone Black like carrier board to its Linux-supported TI Sitara AM335x COM. Critical Link has launched a sandwich-style “MitySOM-335x Maker Transition Kit” that expands upon its MitySOM-335x computer-on-module with a carrier board that closely resembles the community-backed BeagleBone Black SBC. The kit enables makers to […]
Maybe you are tired of using bit.ly or goo.gl or maybe you just want your own branded short links while keeping your privacy. You can shorten your own links (for free!) on your own domain using YOURLS
Movie subtitles make it much easier to watch a movie. Here are some ways to easily download movie subtitles in Linux. Check them out!
Google today promoted its the Chrome 56 web browser to the stable channel for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows, which comes about 55 days after Chrome 55 was released.
International Data Privacy Day is right around the corner and to mark the event we’re happy to announce that Firefox Focus, the privacy browser, is now available for iOS in 27 languages covering billions of users around the world. Mozilla’s … Read more
BlankOn Linux is originated in Indonesia and typically made for native people to increase awareness of Linux and to encourage more people to use Linux. Initial release was based on Fedora core but now, BlankOn Linux is based on Debian. BlankOn Linux uses a custom desktop environment and a good base. Let's see the details of BlankOn.