Last week, we saw three major developments in the wireless world that embedded Linux and Android developers will need to pay attention to. First, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced a Wi-Fi Aware technology, Google rolled out an open source "Eddystone" Bluetooth LE beacon format, and the Thread Group consortium released the first version of its 6LoWPAN-based Thread short-range wireless protocol.
The results of our reader survey on open spec single board computers, held in conjunction with LinuxGizmos.com, are in.
Because Chrome OS is a proprietary solution, owned by Google, you cannot simply download the platform and install it on common x86/64 hardware. To get around that, there are approximations available that can be installed on off-the-shelf hardware that recreate the Chrome OS experience.
This Week in Linux News: Core Infrastructure Initiative Completes First Survey, Microsoft's Azure Cloud Offers Limited Linux Support, and More
This week in Linux news, The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative completes its first survey, Microsoft's Azure cloud offers limited Linux support, and more! Catch up on the latest Linux headlines with this week's digest.
With night vision you can use the Raspberry Pi as an around-the-clock surveillance camera monitor, baby monitor, or to give vision to a robot.
Even if your company had access privileges solved, odds are it isn't now.
The AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Everything through an open source software project, today announced 13 new members have joined the initiative including industry giants IBM and Pivotal.
Prevention is only part of the solution to cyberattacks, says Bruce Schneier, a security guru and internationally renowned security technologist, in this Q&A in advance of his LinuxCon keynote in August.
Linux System Administrator jobs may be abundant but it's still important for SysAdmins who are job hunting to market themselves to fully demonstrate their skills and experience.
Android's expansion into the general embedded market has been evident since at least 2012, when we first reported on the trend, but has progressed slower than some had imagined. Linux, not Android, continues to dominate home automation.
This week in Linux news, Citrix announces preparations to release virtual Linux desktop, Linux Mint 17.2 is focused on the traditional desktop, and more! Continue reading for the top Linux stories of the week.
As with all other types of software, the Linux ecosystem is rife with browsers to choose from—some of which are outstanding options and some, well, not so great. Of all the choices, which browser is best suited for which type of user?
Bill Kerr has taught Linux Foundation courses in Linux Kernel internals, debugging, device drivers and application development for many years. He helped write the original Linux Foundation Training course materials and has been working with UNIX kernels for 35 years.
New Linux Foundation individual member Robert Threet built a Raspberry Pi-based motion detector for his pigeon loft.
Our Linux training scholarships have become highly competitive over the last few years with more than 1,000 people applying for just five scholarships annually. With the increasing use of Linux resulting in even more demand for Linux talent, this year we expanded our program to award 14 scholarship recipients. We also added two new categories to increase be inclusive of all age groups and skill levels: Teens-in-Training and Linux Newbies.