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The Truth About the Intel’s Hidden Minix OS and Security Concerns

Sun, 2017-11-12 20:01
If you have an Intel-chipset based motherboard, there are great chances it is equipped with the Intel Management (Intel ME) unit. This is not new. And concerns regarding the privacy issue behind that little know feature were raised for several years. But suddenly, the blogosphere seems to have rediscovered the problem.

Samsung teases Linux desktops on Galaxy S8

Sun, 2017-11-12 16:29
Samsung DeX will soon turn your Galaxy S8 and Note 8 smartphones into a full desktop running Linux.

How OpenChain can transform the supply chain

Sun, 2017-11-12 13:22
OpenChain is all about increasing open source compliance in the supply chain. This issue, which many people initially dismiss as a legal concern or a low priority, is actually tied to making sure that open source is as useful and frictionless as possible. In a nutshell, because open source is about the use of third-party code, compliance is the nexus where equality of access, safety of use, and reduction of risk can be found. OpenChain accomplishes this by building trust between organizations.read more

Wine 2.21 Fixes More Witcher 3 Issues, Improves Serial Port Detection on Linux

Sun, 2017-11-12 10:53
Wine, the open-source compatibility layer for running Windows apps and games on Linux-based and UNIX-like operating systems, has been updated today to version 2.21.

Fixes MIA for Many Linux Kernel Flaws

Sun, 2017-11-12 08:24
A Google code security researcher's recent discovery of 14 flaws in Linux kernel USB drivers led to last-minute fixes in the Linux 4.14 release candidate code set for distribution on Sunday.

Top 5: .NET for Linux, a guide to cron, GPL confusion, and more

Sun, 2017-11-12 05:56
I’m not saying this is the best top five I’ve ever done, but it has Microsoft, the GPL, deep learning, and more.

Minix Inside!

Sun, 2017-11-12 03:27
an operating system called Minix, created for educational purposes by Andrew Tanenbaum in the 1980s, which is currently running on all the Intel machines you can think of.

Calibre Open-Source eBook Management App Now Supports the New Nook Glowlight 3

Sun, 2017-11-12 00:58
A new update of the open-source and cross-platform Calibre ebook management software is now available for download, and it brings support for the new Nook Glowlight 3 e-reader.

SUVs based on Tesla's open source patents, fighting cancer with open source, and more

Sat, 2017-11-11 22:30
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at fighting cancer with open source machine learning, a new electric vehicle built via open source patents, open APIs at the NHS, and more.Open source news roundup for October 29-November 11, 2017read more

Simon Tatham’s Portable Puzzle Collection – Games for the Brain

Sat, 2017-11-11 20:07
There are some classic puzzles included in the Puzzle Collection. Implementations of quintessential puzzle games like Master Mind, Sudoku, and Minesweeper are featured. And there are lots of small puzzles that most people will never have played elsewhere. The diversity of the collection makes it a treasure trove.

OpenStack Neutron Set to Improve Cloud Networking in Queen's Release

Sat, 2017-11-11 18:12
There was a time when the Neutron networking project in OpenStack was not the default networking choice. Those times are now past, with Neutron now being used by the vast majority of OpenStack deployments. At the OpenStack Summit in Sydney, Australia the past and the future Project Technical Leads (PTLs) for Neutron talked about what landed in Neutron during the recent Pike release and what's on roadmap for the upcoming Queen's release cycle.

Omega2-based smart clock Bluetooth speaker has gesture controlled streaming

Sat, 2017-11-11 16:18
Onion’s “Oboo Smart Clock” BT music streamer is built on its Linux-driven Omega2 COM, and offers 3W speakers, device charging, and WiFi-based info updates. Onion used Kickstarter to launch its original, Linux-driven Omega and last year’s Omega2 computer-on-modules, and it has returned for a KS three-peat with its Omega2 based Oboo Clock. The bedside smart […]

Android at 10: How Google won the smartphone wars

Sat, 2017-11-11 14:24
It's like Windows at 20. But slurpierPart One It was an anniversary that prompted much reflection. The Platform had completely triumphed and was now ubiquitous, relied on by people all over the world. You could find the Platform in almost every conceivable kind of device, from cars to TVs. Although Apple had once been the pioneer, it now had to settle for life in the Platform's shadow: as a high-margin boutique, catering to a wealthy minority. The Platform was what everyone else used.…

This Week in Open Source News: More Open Source Guides Released by The Linux Foundation, New Hyperledger MOOC & More

Sat, 2017-11-11 12:29
This week in Linux and open source news, The Linux Foundation's Open Source Guides surface useful strategic knowledge via TODO Group, Hyperleder's new free course more relevant than ever, and more!

Apollo Lake based in-vehicle PC supports CAN or OBDII+ telematics

Sat, 2017-11-11 10:35
Acrosser’s rugged, Linux-ready “AIV-APL1V1FL” in-vehicle PC has a quad Pentium N4200 with 2x SATA bays, 3x mini-PCIe, and CAN or OBDII+ J1939 telematics. Acrosser’s fanless AIV-APL1V1FL computer is designed for fleet management, much like earlier models such as the wider-frame AIV-HM76V1FL (Intel 3rd Gen Intel Core “Ivy Bridge”) and AVI-QM97V1FL (5th Gen Core “Broadwell”) computers.

How to Setup Zammad Ticketing System on Ubuntu 16.04

Sat, 2017-11-11 08:41
Zammad is an open source helpdesk/customer support system written in Ruby. It's a web-based ticketing system with many features, including support to manage customer communication over several channels like Facebook, telegram, chat, and emails. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Zammad Ticketing System using Nginx web server and PostgreSQL for the database system.

How to Set Up Easy Remote Desktop Access in Linux

Sat, 2017-11-11 06:46
Linux is a remarkably flexible operating system. One of the easiest means of understanding that is when you see that, given a task, there are always multiple paths to success. This is perfectly illustrated when you find the need to display a remote desktop on a local machine.

Red Hat and Integration Take Center Stage at OpenStack Summit

Sat, 2017-11-11 04:52
The release brings a few things to the table that should help make the platform, which has a reputation for being difficult to deploy, more agile and easier to use. Based on "Pike," the latest upstream plain vanilla release, the fedora company's new version notably allows OpenStack services to run on containers.

Red Hat CTO Discusses What's Next for IT Innovation

Sat, 2017-11-11 02:57
VIDEO: Chris Wright, VP and CTO at Red Hat talks about the future direction Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the next exciting areas of IT innovation.

Getting started with Kubernetes

Sat, 2017-11-11 01:03
One of today's most promising emerging technologies is paring containers with cluster management software such as Docker Swarm, Apache Mesos, and the popular Kubernetes. Kubernetes allows you to create a portable and scalable application deployment that can be scheduled, managed, and maintained easily.read more