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TuxMachines: Raspberry Pi analog input board has weather station option

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 09:28:57 PM

RasPi.TV has Kickstartered a $12 “RasPiO Analog Zero” Raspberry Pi add-on board the size of an Raspberry Pi Zero. It offers eight 10-bit analog inputs.

The RasPiO Analog Zero has surpassed its Kickstarter goals, and is available through May 31 starting at 8 Pounds ($12). Designed for reading up to eight analog sensors simultaneously on a Raspberry Pi, the add-on board is matched to the size of the 65 x 30mm Raspberry Pi Zero. However, it plugs into any Pi with a 40-pin expansion connector, and can work with older 26-pin Pi models with the help of an adapter.

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TuxMachines: GhostBSD 10.3 Development Continues, Now with UEFI Support for 64-bit Platforms

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 09:27:24 PM

Today, May 25, 2016, GhostBSD maintainer Eric Turgeon announced the general availability of the second Alpha release of the upcoming GhostBSD 10.3 operating system.

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TuxMachines: Samsung still undecided on their Android Wear future

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 09:22:51 PM

Yesterday the Internet lit up like a Christmas tree with the news that Samsung was no longer going to use Android Wear for any of its Smartwatches, but it seems that might not be quite the case. The report from Fast Company cited some Samsung executives confirming that Samsung was not looking into developing any further Android Wear products. Now, In a statement provided to the Engadget website Samsung states: “We disagree with Fast Company’s interpretation. Samsung has not made any announcement concerning Android Wear and we have not changed our commitment to any of our platforms.”

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Slashdot: Debian Dropping Support For Older CPUs

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 08:38:27 PM

Slashdot: Linux Mint 18 Will Ship Without Multimedia Support

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 08:38:27 PM

LXer: FLOSS Weekly 389: Best Practices Badge

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 08:14:07 PM
The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) Best Practices badge is a way for Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects to show that they follow best practices. Projects can voluntarily self-certify, at no cost, by using this web application to explain how they follow each best practice.

Reddit: Cloning hard drives in Linux

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 08:11:48 PM

Reddit: Up to date guide on compiling KeePassX 2.0.2 on Debian Jessie

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 07:44:42 PM

I posted this in another discussion but wanted to put it up in case anyone else was interested.

sudo apt-get install cmake build-essential qt4-qmake qt4-default libgcrypt11-dev zlib1g-dev libqt4-dev libxi-dev libxtst-dev

tar -xzf keepassx-2.0.2.tar.gz

cd keepassx-2.0.2

mkdir build

cd build

cmake .. (type this exactly while still in the build directory)

sudo make install

This will result in a properly installed KeePassX

submitted by /u/demerit5
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LXer: Community Is a Big Part of the Raspberry Pi’s Strength

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 07:16:56 PM
As with many Linux distros, perhaps the biggest strength of the Pi is the community that surrounds it.

LinuxToday: Why a Buffer developer open sourced his code

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM An iOS developer at social media startup Buffer says the company's culture of openness prompted him to open source his code.

Phoronix: Pyston 0.5 Released As A Faster Python JIT

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 06:25:05 PM
The Dropbox engineers working on their Pyston project as a high-performance JIT implementation today announced version 0.5 of the software...

LXer: Solus OS

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 06:19:45 PM
Great graphics, but how is Solus OS under the hood?

Phoronix: Linux PWM Gains An Atomic Interface In Linux 4.7

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 06:18:20 PM
The Linux Kernel's PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) interface now has an atomic API for those writing drivers for fans, LEDs, vibrators, and other supported devices...

Phoronix: OpenGL 4.5 For The Intel Mesa Driver May Be Imminent

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 06:10:32 PM
Intel has been rapidly advancing their OpenGL 4.x support and OpenGL 4.5 is even in sight now...

Reddit: Servo on Twitter: Hello world!"

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 05:34:40 PM

LXer: Red Hat Expands Ansible With Broader Container Support

Wednesday 25th of May 2016 05:22:34 PM
Red Hat updated its recently acquired Ansible technology May 25 with a new version that provides enhanced support for Docker container deployment as well as Microsoft technologies.Red Hat acquired Ansible in October 2015, adding DevOps IT automation technologies into its product portfolio.

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Sabayon ARM Project Brings the Gentoo-Based Distro to Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

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