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Linux loving SODIMM-style COM dishes up Cortex-A5 SoC

Monday 2nd of March 2015 04:34:52 AM
EMAC’s “SoM-A5D36? COM runs Linux on a Cortex-A5-based Atmel SAMA5D3 SoC, and offers up to 4GB flash, industrial temperature, and an optional carrier board.

Pi Glove interview

Monday 2nd of March 2015 02:40:30 AM
I was invited to the second Picademy back in July. The first day was workshops, education, and the second day was a pure hack day, and we had a bit of a chat with Eben [Upton] and some other people who wanted to support and build something. We wanted to come up with something you could physically use, and we decided to use Scratch GPIO.

Install Cotonti CMS/CMF on a CentOS 7 VPS

Monday 2nd of March 2015 12:46:08 AM
Cotonti is open source, community driven content management system (CMS) and content management framework (CMF) powered by PHP and MySQL.

Red Hat OpenShift Commons Opens Up PaaS Conversations

Sunday 1st of March 2015 10:51:46 PM
Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager of OpenShift at Red Hat told ServerWatch that the key Red Hatidea behind OpenShift Commons is to enable open and transparent discussion.Red Hat's OpenShift platform is already available in three deployment models including OpenShift Online, OpenShift Enterprise and the OpenShift Origin open-source project. Participants in the OpenShift Commons include Accenture, Cisco, Cloudera, Hortonworks, CA and Orange among others.

phpVirtualBox installation on Debian Linux and Apache2 web server

Sunday 1st of March 2015 08:57:24 PM
phpVirtualBox allows you to manage whether locally or remotely your virtual machines running under VirtualBox via web-based interface. This config will describe a installation and configuration of phpVirtualBox on Debian Linux.

Kali Linux 1.1.0 : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Sunday 1st of March 2015 07:03:02 PM
Kali Linux 1.1.0 is the latest version of kali linux distribution. It released brings with it a mix of unprecedented hardware support as well as rock solid stability.

Xfce 4.12 announcement

Sunday 1st of March 2015 05:08:40 PM
"Today, after 2 years and 10 months of work, we are pleased to announcethe release of the Xfce desktop 4.12, a new stable version thatsupersedes Xfce 4.10."

Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 1st of March 2015 03:14:18 PM
We are preparing Kubuntu Vivid Vervet (15.04) for distribution on April 23rd, 2015. With this Beta 1 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights and information.

Open source augmented reality headset, Steams 125M active accounts, and more

Sunday 1st of March 2015 01:19:56 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Steam's 125M active accounts and the Game Developers Conference, an open source augmented reality headset, Linux games, and more.

Ubuntu Touch Is Being Ported for OnePlus One Phones

Sunday 1st of March 2015 11:25:34 AM
Canonical published its Ubuntu Porting Guide just a week ago and it will help developers bring the operating system to other devices than just Nexus 4 and BQ's Aquaris, but it looks like an Ubuntu Touch for OnePlus One porting project was started well before that.

Quirky 7.0 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 1st of March 2015 09:31:12 AM
I created Puppy Linux back in 2003, but there was never a toolchain for compiling Puppy completely from source. Instead, Puppy is built from binary packages of another distro, plus PET packages compiled natively. We did use the T2 system right back at Puppy v2. In early 2015, I tackled the formidable task of compiling everything in T2, and I had to introduce 105 new packages into T2. It took a couple of months, but I eventually was able to compile every package required for Quirky.

‘VULKAN’ Could Possibly Be The Official Name Of The OpenGL Successor

Sunday 1st of March 2015 07:36:50 AM
It seems a recent trademark request from 'The Khronos Group Inc.' includes a new API named ‘VULKAN’.

Raspberry Pi python supercomputer

Sunday 1st of March 2015 05:42:28 AM
Learn how to configure a cluster of Raspberry Pis to handle parallel programming

Xfce 4.12 Has Been Officially Released

Sunday 1st of March 2015 03:58:59 AM
After two years of hard work, the Xfce development team had the pleasure of announcing a few minutes ago, February 28, the immediate and general availability of the highly anticipated Xfce 4.12 desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions.

Pocket-watch style smartphone runs Firefox OS

Sunday 1st of March 2015 02:04:37 AM
Monohm unveiled a disk-shaped “Runcible” smartphone running Firefox OS. The camera-equipped device is notable for its chilled-out UI and modular construction. The Runcible will launch in the second half of the year through Japanese carrier KDDI, which has invested in Berkeley, Calif. startup Monohm, Inc. The company name combines the Japanese word “mono” or “object,” […]

Calligra 2.9 Brings Biggest Krita Release and New Kexi Partnership

Sunday 1st of March 2015 12:10:15 AM
We are happy to announce the release of final version 2.9 of the Calligra Suite, Calligra Active and the Calligra Office Engine. This version is the result of thousands of changes which provide new features, polishing of the user experience and bug fixes.

Snowden's favourite Linux - Tails - rushes sec-fix version to market

Saturday 28th of February 2015 10:34:35 PM
Tails, the secure live-boot Linux made famous by Edward Snowden, has had a major revision release to Version 1.3. The new version, released after testing since February 12, combines various security fixes with new apps and simplified install, the developers say.

Docker supports real life whales, Linux v4.0 decided with a poll, and more

Saturday 28th of February 2015 08:40:13 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Docker and the Oceanic Society, Linux kernel version 4.0, a mini-farm, and more!

Net Neutrality Clears Hurdle & Other Things

Saturday 28th of February 2015 06:45:51 PM
Was that former Linux Outlaw Dan Lynch on FLOSS Weekly 326 earlier this week? It most certainly was. Dan joins regular host Randall Schwartz in talking about the Open Source Initiative with Simon Phipps and Patrick Masson in this particular episode, which is well worth a watch. It’s always great to see Randall on his show, and it’s great that he has such fantastic “guest help” from time to time.

Ubuntu Kylin 15.04 Makes It Easier for Windows Users to Adapt to the Unity Interface

Saturday 28th of February 2015 04:51:29 PM
The Ubuntu Kylin 15.04 Beta 1 (Vivid Vervet) operating system has also been released alongside the Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, and Ubuntu MATE distributions, bringing a wide range of improvements, numerous updated components, as well as the usual bug fixes. We took the distribution for a test drive and created a nice screenshot tour for all users of the Chinese Ubuntu community.

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Lubuntu 15.04 is the last in our screenshot tour articles related to the Final Beta a.k.a. Beta 2 of the Vivid Vervet development cycle. Lubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 offers one of the most lightweight desktop experiences and it is now powered by Ubuntu 15.04’s Linux 3.19.2 kernel. Read more Also: Xubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 Released, Offers a Neat Xfce 4.12 Experience - Screenshot Tour

What is keeping you from switching to Linux?

I'd like to make time for switching my main system but it is not there yet. What I plan to do is however use Linux on my laptop and get used to it this way. While it will take longer than a radical switch, it is the best I can do right now. Eventually though, I'd like to run all but one system on Linux and not Windows. Read more Also: Who’s Using, And Not Using, GNU/Linux Desktops

5 Surprising Reasons Behind The GNOME Resurgence

When the team behind GNOME came out with GNOME 3, which included the infamous GNOME Shell, the most popular desktop environment of the time saw a sharp decrease in users. And honestly, that trend is pretty easy to explain. When GNOME 3 initially came out, it was incomplete, buggy, and foreign. The concepts behind GNOME Shell were never before seen on a desktop system, and lots of users who were used to panels/taskbars and menus didn’t like the rather dramatic changes. Read more