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Rugged Bay Trail COM offers soldered RAM

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 3:44am
Kontron’s Linux-ready COM Express Compact Type 6 modules for the Atom E3800 come in standard and rugged versions, both with industrial temperature support. Like most major embedded vendors, Kontron has gone big on the Intel Atom E3800 (Bay Trail-I), having announced a COM Express Mini Type 10 computer-on-module (COM) called the COMe-mBT10 back in November. […]

New GPIO board for Raspberry Pi

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 2:47am
The GPIO port is great for many projects on the Raspberry Pi, and the RasPiO aims to make it much easier to use for hobbyists and makers

Why Mozilla's Brendan Eich Is the Right Choice for CEO

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 1:49am
Finally. At long last and after two CEOs who left after short tenures on the job, Mozilla now has the CEO it always should have had.Today, Mozilla officially announced that Brendan Eich will be the new CEO of the open-source organization that produces the Firefox Web browser and the FirefoxOS mobile operating system.

Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 12:52am
You've known Firefox since its birth as the alternative Web browser company. Now, under the rule of the new CEO Brendan Eich, it wants to be known as your smartphone operating system.

Microsoft should fear Android on the desktop

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:55pm
In today's open source roundup: Android might be a viable replacement for Windows on the desktop. Plus: Why Chromebooks are better than Windows, and Ubuntu tablets will appear at the same time as Ubuntu phones.

Canonical Builds Open Source Email App for Ubuntu Convergence

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:58pm
Ubuntu developers are building a new email client to advance Canonical's goal of converging Ubuntu across PCs, laptops and mobile devices.

A Big List Of Linux FPS Games, Here's Over 30 To Check Out

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:01pm
Not enough FPS games you say, we need more you say, fear not for we have a big list for you to sink your mouse into!

A sneak peek of OpenStack Icehouse

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 9:04pm
It seems like it was only yesterday that the OpenStack community found itself gathering in Hong Kong to set the design goals for the Icehouse release. As we entered March development was still progressing at a fever pitch in the lead up to the feature freeze for the release but now the dust has started to settle and we are able to start getting a real feel for what OpenStack users and operators can look forward to in the Icehouse release.

Debian Could Get PPA Support

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 8:06pm
The Debian Project Leader elections 2014 are about to start, and one of the candidates talks about the possibility of getting official support for PPA for the Debian project, similar with the what's happening on the Ubuntu platform.

No Android for Obama yet, sticking with BlackBerry

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 7:09pm
BlackBerry may be in a world of hurt, but for now it still has one loyal and very famous customer: President Obama.

Red Hat Updates Open Source Software Development Tools

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 6:12pm
Version 1.1 is now available of Red Hat Software Collections, Red Hat's open source suite of programming languages, databases and tools.

Getting started with Nmap for system administrators

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 5:15pm
Nmap is an open source port scanner for Linux® and many other platforms that can boost your system's security. This article discusses the basics of Nmap for system administrators and how to get started using it.

pedalSHIELD designed using the open source tool KiCad

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 4:18pm
JR wrote to us to share his open hardware project: pedalSHIELD. It's a great example of open hardware + open source software + open instructions and tutorials. Share your story with Opensource.com.There are a good number of nice programmable DIY guitar pedals out there. So, the pedalSHIELD is nothing new, except for the fact that I think we've strived harder than the rest to keep the project open, simple, supported, and affordable. The idea was to design a platform for Arduino users to learn about digital signal processing, effects, and synthesizers—also to experiment without a deep knowledge in electronics or programming.

Black Lab Linux 5.0 Beta 2 Released

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 3:20pm
Today we are pleased to announce the beta 2 release of Black Lab Linux 5. This will be the last Beta for Black Lab Linux 5 until the final release. While it contains all the functionality that will be released in the gold release in May, right now we are working on stability. With that, lets go over what has changed with Black Lab Linux 5.

How to manage VMs with OpenStack command line tools

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 2:23pm
OpenStack is an industry-standard open-source cloud management platform. Using OpenStack, one can build public, private or hybrid clouds easily. Due to the purely open nature of the platform, major IT vendors including Red Hat, Rackspace, IBM and HP are betting on its future, actively contributing to OpenStack development. In OpenStack, there are two different interfaces […]Continue reading...The post How to manage VMs with OpenStack command line tools appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install OpenStack on multiple nodesHow to enable logging in OpenStack via devstackHow to change IP address after OpenStack installation via devstackHow to use KVM from the command line on Debian or UbuntuHow to access Dropbox from the command line in Linux

Taking Red Hat Linux to the next level

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 1:26pm
Red Hat's new beta Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 brings the latest and greatest enterprise software to Red Hat Enterprise Linux developers.

Testing and tinkering with the Arduino Starter Pack

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 12:29pm
Are you new to Arduino? Open hardware like the Arduino Starter Pack from Adafruit is a great way to start tinkering with this small computer board. It is the ideal kit for beginners to open hardware or anyone looking to start a project using the Arduino microcontroller.To start, you need a computer from which you will write the code that will run in the Arduino board. This starter pack comes with an Arduino Uno board, which is likely the simplest. The typical programming cycle is to first write your code on the computer, then upload it to the Arduino board via a standard USB cable. The Arduino softwareis available for Linux, Mac, and Windows.

Haiti Makes Androids, Google Cuts Prices & More…

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 9:50am
On Friday, March 14, the U.S. announced it’ll relinquish control of the Internet’s root zone file, which contains all information about top-level domain names. According to Ars Technica, the move came as a surprise, although the United States has promised for many years that eventually the system would be put in the hands of an international body.

Ground Pounders Strategy Game From 'Sword Of The Stars' Developer Linux Version Now Available

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 8:53am
A little later than expected, but Ground Pounders the turn-based strategy game now has a Linux version on Steam.

What are Chromebooks? And why you don’t need Windows any more…

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 7:56am
Chrome OS uses the Linux kernel, the same kernel which is being used by Android, Amazon Kindle, B&N’s Nook. Linux powers stock exchanges, NASA’s missions and a lot of other things that you may not have imagined. More or less Linux is like the plastic of the modern world – it’s everywhere.