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SBC offers choice of i.MX6 UL or ULL, starting at $25 in single units

Thu, 2017-04-13 04:09
MYIR’s 70 x 55mm MYS-6ULX SBC runs Linux 4.1.15 on the i.MX6 UL or new i.MX6 ULL, offering -40 to 85°C support or WiFi, respectively. MYIR, which has built SBCs based on the TI AM437x (Rico Board) and Zynq-7000 (Z-turn Board), among others, has announced what appears to be the first SBC to offer both […]

How to join your Linux server to the NTP pool project

Thu, 2017-04-13 02:43
This tutorial explains how to configure a NTP (Network Time Protocol) server (using ntpd) and join it to the continuously more demanded NTP pool project.

How to setup linux iSCSI target initiator on RHEL7 for Storage allocation

Thu, 2017-04-13 01:18
Using iscsi you can share block level storage to the client machine. This iscsi uses the existing ip to share and access the storage over the network.We can setup linux iSCSI target initiator , so that storage can be shared from one Linux server to the client linux machine. So Let’s setup linux iSCSI target initiator on RHEL7.

Anbox Project Promises to Let You Run Android Apps on Any GNU/Linux Distribution

Wed, 2017-04-12 23:52
We've been informed by UBports' Marius Gripsgård about the public availability of a new project called Anbox, which promises to let users run Android applications on top of their existing GNU/Linux distribution.

Getting started with Jekyll, a free and open source static site generator

Wed, 2017-04-12 22:26
Jekyll is a free and open source static site generator. Like a content management system (for example, Drupal and WordPress), Jekyll can be used to build websites with rich and easy-to-use navigation. Unlike Drupal and WordPress, however, Jekyll generates all the content at once, instead of waiting for people to visit your website's pages.read more

Where does the Ubuntu Linux desktop go from here?

Wed, 2017-04-12 21:00
Ubuntu[he]#039[/he]s moving to a Gnome 3 desktop from here on out. Here[he]#039[/he]s the plan.

Running Linux on your Chromebook with GalliumOS

Wed, 2017-04-12 19:35
As a longtime user of Chromebooks, I know how useful and convenient those devices can be. They're light, the hardware is solid, and Chromebooks are excellent devices to carry while traveling or working on the go.The main drawback of Chromebooks, though, is how tightly they're tied to Google's services. Over the last little while, I've been steadily de-Googlizing my life. One of the last big obstacles to doing that has been my Chromebook.read more

It's Official: You Can Now Install Snap Packages on Fedora Linux Distributions

Wed, 2017-04-12 18:09
Canonical's David Callé is happy to announce today the availability of the Snappy technologies on the Fedora Linux operating system series, allowing Fedora users to install Snap packages.

Telegram Messenger On Linux Telegram Linux

Wed, 2017-04-12 16:43
Telegram is a messenger designed to overcome the limitations of other messengers like WhatsApp or similar ones. It is different and better than other messengers on more than one level. A few of the important features that make it stand out among other messengers are:

Share Fedora: Encouraging new contributors

Wed, 2017-04-12 15:17
The Fedora community is much more than just a distribution of Linux. We are a vibrant large community encompassing many different viewpoints, goals, and ideas. Opensource.com is running a blogging challenge to collect information about how communities function and grow.... Continue Reading →

Windows Vista is now officially dead. And good riddance

Wed, 2017-04-12 13:51
Support ended on Tuesday and Microsoft's not offering even a single strand of safety netFarewell, Windows Vista, we hardly knew ye. But as of now* you're out of support and even-more-unloved than was previously the case.…

Top 10 and editors picks: March review

Wed, 2017-04-12 12:26
Opensource.com brought in 666,696 unique visitors who generated 1,115,124 page views in March, our sixth consecutive month with more than 1,000,000 page views. We published 90 articles in March, including 12 that were a part of our Raspberry Pi series, which is always one of our reader favorites.

GNOME Shell and Mutter Get HiDPI Improvements, Various Bug Fixes in GNOME 3.24.1

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:00
GNOME Project's Florian Müllner announced today the release and immediate availability for download of the first maintenance updates for the GNOME Shell and Mutter components of the GNOME 3.24 desktop environment.

Mozilla Awards $365,000 to Open Source Projects as part of MOSS

Wed, 2017-04-12 09:34
At Mozilla we were born out of, and remain a part of, the open source and free software movement. Through the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) program, we recognize, celebrate, and support open source projects that contribute to our work and to the health of the Internet...

How Googles Borg Inspired the Modern Datacenter

Wed, 2017-04-12 08:08
In part one of this series, What Is Kubernetes?, and in part two, Why Choose Kubernetes to Manage Containerized Applications?, we learned what Kubernetes does, its architecture, and how it compares to similar container orchestrators. Now we[he]#039[/he]ll learn how Kubernetes was descended from the secret Google Borg project.

Windows 10 Creators Update general rollout begins with a privacy dialogue

Wed, 2017-04-12 06:43
Review your privacy settings, or no update for youMicrosoft's rollout of Windows 10 Creators Update has begun, complete with a privacy dialogue box shown by default to all users.…

Ubuntu Snaps to Integrate Fully with GNOME and KDE, Says Mark Shuttleworth

Wed, 2017-04-12 05:17
We picked up some more of the comments made by Mark Shuttleworth recently on Google+, where the Canonical and Ubuntu founder answered various questions posted by members of the Ubuntu community.

Simple Server Hardening, Part II

Wed, 2017-04-12 03:51
In my last article, I talked about the classic, complicated approach toserver hardening you typically will find in many hardening documents and countered itwith some specific, simple hardening steps that are much more effectiveand take a only few minutes.

How to program games with the LÖVE gaming engine on the Raspberry Pi

Wed, 2017-04-12 02:25
The Raspberry Pi is famous for introducing kids to open source software and programming. The Pi is an affordable, practical introduction to professional-grade computing, disguised as hackable fun.read more

Trivial Transfers with TFTP, Part 3: Usage

Wed, 2017-04-12 01:00
In this final article in our TFTP series, we take a closer look at usage and moving things around.