GE and FirstBuild announced a “ChillHub” fridge with Linux-based WiFi and USB connectivity, and an SDK for community-designed, 3D-printable accessories.
We’ve seen some high-tech refrigerators and washing machines over the years including a Tizen-based Samsung fridge that did not seem to make the trip to CES this year. As with Dacor’s Android-based Discovery iQ oven shown this week at CES, the high-tech functionality typically centers around touchscreen interfaces that make it easier to master the advanced settings found on the latest consumer electronics.
I first got into Ubuntu and Linux and shit around version 7.04. When I found out you could get free CD's of it, of course I ordered a couple of Ubuntu and a couple of Kubuntu. I played around with it for a while and got pretty good at all the terminal commands, working around bugs and shit, and I was totally convinced that 2006(7?) would be the year of the Linux desktop. I thought that Windows was inferior in every way except application support and that once the inevitable flood of users migrated to Ubuntu or other Linux OS's, application support would soon follow. I was like 14 and didn't even know what 4chan was. It was also around this time I started experimenting with anal stimulation. Used CO2 canisters, toothbrush handles, even my finger in a latex glove. Then after about a month I realized how much of a fucking faggot I was becoming, reinstalled Windows, threw away those shitty discs, and haven't stuck anything up my ass since. So I'm not surprised when I see Battlestation threads with Linux machines and massive dildos in the background. Linux does really turn you into a massive faggot.submitted by Donguston999
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Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) is just one of the many official Ubuntu flavors and its developers have been working to implement the latest version of GNOME 3.14.
When running Maxthon/Chromium/Google Crome under a supported desktop environment, the system proxy settings will be used. However, either your system is not supported or there was a problem launching your system configuration.
the thing is i want to have a browser which connect to a socks5 proxy with authentication needed and maxthon supports that but it cant open the system proxy settingssubmitted by plexigras
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The Wine development release 1.7.34 is now available.
What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Support for surround sound in DirectSound.
- Better text run support in DirectWrite.
- Many HTML engine fixes.
- More support for WBEM objects.
- A few more C/C++ runtime functions.
- Various bug fixes.
Google was the biggest supporter of open-source organizations by our count, appearing on the sponsor lists of eight of the 36 groups we analyzed. Four companies – Canonical, SUSE, HP and VMware – supported five groups each, and seven others supported four. (Nokia, Oracle, Cisco, IBM, Dell, Intel and NEC.) For its part, Red Hat supports three groups – the Linux Foundation, Creative Commons and the Open Virtualization Alliance.
PC Partner has introduced a small form-factor computer with a fanless case that measures 5″ x 5″ x 1.8″. It’s called the N2581N1-F, it supports Linux, and it doesn’t have an Intel or AMD processor.
Instead this little computer is powered NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 quad-core processor with 192-core Kepler graphics.
KDE Frameworks 5.6.0 has been announced by the KDE Community, and as usual, it lands with a ton of improvements that should make this a very interesting release.
Open source code security has been in the spotlight since the Heartbleed bug infected the Canada Revenue Agency website last year. Found embedded in OpenSSL, one of the Web’s most common security systems, Heartbleed sent public-sector IT personnel scrambling to test their agencies’ websites to make sure they were clean and protected.
Here's a bird's eye view of what a Linux-seeking hawk might have observed at this year's CES show in the categories of TVs and home automation, plus a grab-bag of seven highlights from other categories.
The leap second is the rare and obscure practice of occasionally adding a second to the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) system that most of us use to set our watches. It’s necessary, but not exactly computer friendly. In 2012 it crashed websites such as Reddit and Yelp and snarled up airline departures in Australia, so you’d think most computer experts would really hate them. After all, we have perfectly accurate timekeeping systems, such as the one used by GPS, that don’t futz with leap seconds.
The Google Chrome browser sits now at version 40.0.2214.69 and that might look like a weird number, but Google is showing no sign that it intends to modify the versioning policy. It's been quite a while since the previous update for the browser was released and it looks like things are back on track.
Energous demoed a Linux-based “WattUp” device that uses WiFi-like beam forming technology to wirelessly charge compatible mobile devices at up to 15 feet.
Energous received a lot attention for its WattUp long-distance wireless charging hub at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas. Now, a rep from the startup has confirmed to LinuxGizmos our suspicions that the device runs an embedded Linux OS.
North Korea is a technological island in many ways. Almost all of the country's "Internet" is run as a private network, with all connections to the greater global Internet through a collection of proxies. And the majority of the people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea who have access to that network rely on the country's official operating system: a Linux variant called Red Star OS.
Red Star OS, first introduced in 2003, was originally derived from Red Hat Linux. In theory, it gave North Korea an improved level of security against outside attack—a Security Enhanced Linux operating system based on Red Hat that could enforce strict government access controls on the few who got to use it.
I was trying to find some videos of talks given at this conference but there is nothing on google. There is a fine selection from Plumbers 2013, but nothing on 2014.
Given it was a high profile event with big corporate sponsors, it should have some video record somewhere.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.submitted by vrrrrrr