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How to fly your DIY Raspberry Pi drone

Tue, 2016-10-18 12:47
Before we get started you’ll need to make sure that you have your drone built, and that you’re using the PXFmini and Raspberry Pi Zero as the heart and brains respectively. You’ll also need to have connected a PPM compatible RC unit and receiver to the PXFMini.

The Linux Foundation strives to unite open-source JavaScript community

Tue, 2016-10-18 11:33
The next generation of open-source JavaScript programming has begun under the aegis of the JS Foundation.

Best Linux Intranet Solutions

Tue, 2016-10-18 10:18
There's a lot of benefits to having your local communications within the confines of your office Intranet. When it comes to keeping content and communications local, there are a number of decent Linux Intranet friendly solutions to serve content to those on your network.

RPi Compute Module 3 revealed, tapped for NEC signage

Tue, 2016-10-18 09:04
After NEC said it will use the 64-bit RPi Compute Module 3 in its signage displays, the COM’s data sheet was posted, revealing eMMC and SD models. On Oct. 10, NEC Display Solutions Europe announced it would produce a series of digital signage display computers equipped with the upcoming Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, which […]

Easier installations, telecom success, and more OpenStack news

Tue, 2016-10-18 07:49
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

Ubuntu 17.04 to Be Dubbed "Zesty Zapus", Will Launch on April 2017

Tue, 2016-10-18 06:35
Just a few minutes ago, Canonical and Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth had the great pleasure of announcing the codename of the next major release of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system.

KDevelop 5.0.2 released and available for Download

Tue, 2016-10-18 05:21
Kdevelop is an IDE,available on Linux and Windows,so it covers a good users' response or in other words,we should say,CODERS' response :p. Anyway,Today Few hours ago,Sven Brauch made an announcement regarding the release of the next maintenance update of the Kdevelop 5.X series.

Open source ResinOS adds Docker to ARM/Linux boards

Tue, 2016-10-18 04:06
Resin.io has spun off the Yocto-based OS behind its Resin.io IoT framework as a ResinOS 2.0 distro for running Docker containers on Linux IoT devices. ResinOS can run on 20 different mostly ARM-based embedded Linux platforms including the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, and Odroid-C1, enabling secure rollouts of updated applications over a heterogeneous network.

Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers - part 2: Syntastic

Tue, 2016-10-18 02:52
There's no doubt that Vim is a capable programming editor out-of-the-box, but it's the editor's plugins that help you make the most out of it. In the first part of this article series, we discussed a couple of programing-related Vim plugins (Tagbar and delimitMate). Continuing on the same path, in this article, we will discuss another useful Vim plugin aimed at software developers - Syntastic.

Docker 1.12.2 App Container Engine Brings Swarm Mode and Networking Improvements

Tue, 2016-10-18 01:38
After being in development for the past two months, the second point release of the major Docker 1.12 open source and cross-platform application container engine has been published.

One CTO's mission to boost needed OpenStack skills in future IT talent

Tue, 2016-10-18 00:23
The CTO of Tesora spends his free time training college students in much needed IT skills. In this Q&A, find out why he thinks other IT execs should do the same.

OpenStack Summit, Barcelona: Your Guide to the Event

Mon, 2016-10-17 23:09
The OpenStack Summit event in Barcelona is only days away, and you can still register. According to the OpenStack Foundation, approximately 6,000 attendees from 50+ countries are expected to attend the conference, taking place Oct. 25 – 28 in Barcelona.

How a healthy developer conference budget can provide a big ROI for organizations

Mon, 2016-10-17 21:55
At OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, Emily Hugenbruch, John Arwe, and Ji Chen will give a talk called How to lose clients and alienate coworkers: Lessons learned on an OpenStack enterprise journey.read more

Linux Foundation whacks open JavaScript projects umbrella

Mon, 2016-10-17 20:40
JS Foundation: It's raining devs...A project fostering JavaScript’s panoply of projects has been established by the Linux Foundation.…

How Building Strong Open Source Teams Is Like Raising Chickens

Mon, 2016-10-17 19:26
Dr. Margaret Heffernan, in her LinuxCon North America keynote, tells an open source story that isn't about software. It's a story about chickens.

White House Open-Sources Bot Code

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:12
The race to build bots, that is automated chat technology that responds to user queries, has gone all the way to President Obama's home, The White House. The White House announced on October 14 that it is now open-sourcing its bot code in a bid to help enable more open collaboration and communication.

Chromebooks: The smart person's guide

Mon, 2016-10-17 16:57
This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about Google's Chromebooks and Chrome OS.

Meet Hubot: The DevOps chat bot

Mon, 2016-10-17 15:43
Have you been told that your company is moving to a more DevOps development culture, but you have no idea what that really means? Hubot and ChatOps are tools that can help you understand more about DevOps and learn to use it in your organization. I'll summarize some clear steps and initiatives to do that.What is DevOps?First, let's define what I mean by DevOps. It can mean a lot of things depending on perspective, but what I call it is the process of getting multiple teams who are involved in the software process to talk to each other.read more

Bits of Google's dead Project Ara modular mobe live on in Linux 4.9

Mon, 2016-10-17 14:29
Linus Torvalds teaches devs a lesson with early rc1 releaseGoogle may have killed off its modular smartphone Project Ara idea, but some of the code that would have made it happen looks like coming to the Linux Kernel.…

Open data as a game

Mon, 2016-10-17 13:14
Around the world something interesting is happening: Governments, and even a few private companies, are opening up huge stores of data they've been collecting over decades.read more