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Audacity 2.1.3 Open-Source Audio Editor Adds New Scrubbing Features, Effects

Mon, 2017-03-20 08:48
The open-source and cross-platform Audacity audio editor has been updated recently to version 2.1.3, a maintenance update that adds various new features, effects, generators, but also some options and settings.

What's OIN Doing While Microsoft is Siccing Patent Trolls on Azure Competitors' Customers?

Mon, 2017-03-20 07:25
Microsoft's patent litigation strategy has become clearer, and patents-centric efforts such as OIN offer no defence against such a strategy, which attempts to pressure everyone to flock to Microsoft for 'protection' (from Microsoft itself)

Amid Shortages in Apache Spark Skillsets, Training Options Proliferate

Mon, 2017-03-20 06:03
The open source Big Data scene is red hot, but organizations are now dealing with shortages in people with relevant deployment and management expertise. There are simply not enough skilled workers to go around, especially when it comes to one of the hottest technologies of all: Apache Spark.

10 Best Linux Backup Solutions

Mon, 2017-03-20 03:28
Backing up your computer takes time and effort but that is nothing compared to the stress you undergo if things happen to go wrong. A dependable backup tool is something everyone needs to have. Let’s look at some great Linux backup solutions.

Hire a DDoS service to take down your enemies

Mon, 2017-03-20 00:48
With the onrush of connected internet of things (IoT) devices, distributed denial-of-service attacks are becoming a dangerous trend. Similar to what happened to DNS service provider Dyn last fall, anyone and everyone is in the crosshairs. The idea of using unprotected IoT devices as a way to bombard networks is gaining momentum.

Tough, 84 x 55mm Intel Atom COM offers soldered memory

Sun, 2017-03-19 22:08
Eurotech’s rugged, Linux-friendly “CPU-163-15” is an 84 x 55mm COM Express Type 10 Mini module with Bay Trail Atoms and soldered ECC and eMMC. Eurotech’s Intel Atom E3800 “Bay Trail” based CPU-163-15 COM Express Type 10 Mini module continues the Amaro, Italy based company’s tradition of offering rugged embedded boards with support for its cloud-based […]

10 Steps about How to create LVM Volume

Sun, 2017-03-19 19:28
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a software which provides the abstraction layer over the physical disk. Which hides the details regarding where does data stored on the disk or from where the data comes from actual physical disk whenever it is requested.Before learning how to create lvm lets learn terms in LVM so that it will become easy to grasp the commands about LVM administration.

Teen Programmer Creates a Neural Network Kanye West Rapping A.I.

Sun, 2017-03-19 16:48
Barrat used open-source software on his Linux machine to program the neural network with 6,000 lines from Kanye West songs. He then trained it using the open-source machine learning library PyBrain.

Raspberry Pi Surges To 3rd Best Selling Computer Of All Time Surpassing The Commodore 64

Sun, 2017-03-19 14:54
Given RPi's flexibility, it should come as no surprise that the open source Linux-power min PC has proven to be such a popular computing platform for scores of consumers, businesses and educational institutions...

Make Container Management Easy With Cockpit

Sun, 2017-03-19 11:45
If you administer a Linux server, you’ve probably been in search of a solid administration tool. That quest has probably taken you to such software as Webmin and cPanel. But if you’re looking for an easy way to manage a Linux server that also includes Docker, one tool stands above the rest for that particular purpose: Cockpit.

This laptop-bricking USB stick just got even more dangerous

Sun, 2017-03-19 09:51
Remember that USB stick that would destroy almost anything in its path, from laptops, photo booths, kiosks, to even cars? Now there's a new version, and it's even more dangerous than before.

The Week in Open Source News: Web Titans Influence Data Center Networking, How Blockchain Kickstarts Business & More

Sun, 2017-03-19 07:56
This week in open source news, SDxCentral calls The Linux Foundation crucial to the networking evolution, the cloud should be central in kickstarting your business, and more! Read on for more Linux and OSS headlines.

Linux Kernel 3.16.42 LTS Is a Massive Update with More Than 330 Improvements

Sun, 2017-03-19 06:02
Immediately after releasing the Linux 3.2.87 LTS kernel, Ben Hutchings announced the release and general availability of the forty-second maintenance update to the long-term supported Linux 3.16 kernel series.

GitLab acquires Gitter, a new BeagleBone board, and more open source news

Sun, 2017-03-19 04:08
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at GitLab acquiring Gitter, Daimler joining the Open Invention Network, the new BeagleBone Blue board, and more.

TripleO QuickStart Deployment with feature sets (topology) and and nodes configuration separated

Sun, 2017-03-19 02:13
Quoting currently posted release notes :- Configuration files in general_config were separated into feature sets (to be specified with --config argument ) and nodes configuration (to be specified with --nodes configuration)

Consortium aims to unify Linux and Android IoT

Sun, 2017-03-19 00:19
Advantech and nine firms, including Retronix, ThunderSoft, Canonical, and Timesys, launched an Embedded Linux & Android Alliance (ELAA) for IoT standards. Just when we thought there couldn’t possibly be another IoT organization promising to usher us into the nirvana of true interoperability, here comes the Embedded Linux & Android Alliance (ELAA). For all we know, […]

6 Alternative Linux Shells for Power Users

Sat, 2017-03-18 22:24
Bash is pre-installed on most Linux distros, but it is not the only shell around. Here are 6 alternative Linux shells you can use and try out.

Linux Kernel 3.2.87 LTS Released with Networking Improvements, Updated Drivers

Sat, 2017-03-18 20:30
Linux kernel developer Ben Hutchings announced the release and immediate availability of the eighty-seventh maintenance update to the oldest long-term supported Linux 3.2 kernel series.

UP Core SBC is a smaller, wireless version of the Atom-based UP

Sat, 2017-03-18 18:36
Aaeon’s UP Core is a smaller version of the community-backed, Atom x5 Z8350 based UP board that swaps out the GbE port for WiFi and Bluetooth. Aaeon closed out the Embedded World show by announcing a more compact and COM-like UP Core version of its community-backed UP board SBC.

Top 5: Raspberry Pi physical computing, Fedora 25 install, and more

Sat, 2017-03-18 16:41
In this week's Top 5, we highlight articles from our Raspberry Pi series to celebrate Pi Day, the IDEs of March, and Python scripts.