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6 Operational Challenges to Using Open Source Software

Thu, 2017-03-16 11:36
We’re at a point now that OSS has become such a mainstream phenomenon that not using open source almost certainly places your organization at a disadvantage. So you must learn how to navigate the challenges and risks in order to remain competitive.

Desktop Linux the best it’s ever been—and keeps getting better

Thu, 2017-03-16 10:33
While users of proprietary operating systems suffer with new, slower, buggier, more spy-filled systems, Linux users are enjoying better performance and more support.

Linux Kernel 4.9.15 LTS Released with Updated GPU Drivers, Various Improvements

Thu, 2017-03-16 09:31
Immediately after announcing the availability of Linux kernel 4.10.3, renowned Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman released the fifteenth maintenance update to the long-term supported Linux 4.9 kernel series.

Debugging memory allocation issues using glibc only - heap consistency checks

Thu, 2017-03-16 08:28
Although many useful memory debuggers exist, sometimes it may not be feasible to use them. This tutorial shows how to debug memory allocation issues with the glibc only.

Canonical preps security lifeboat, yells: Ubuntu 12.04 hold-outs, c'mon in

Thu, 2017-03-16 07:25
Canonical is extending the deadline for security updates for paying users of its five-year-old Ubuntu 12.04 LTS – a first.…

Colibri COM offers WiFi, Bluetooth, and a new i.MX6 ULL SoC

Thu, 2017-03-16 06:22
Toradex unveiled a Linux-driven Colibri module with NXP’s i.MX6 ULL SoC that offers industrial temperature support and dual-band WiFi-ac and BT 4.2/BLE. Toradex has revealed preliminary specs — but so far no photo — of its Colibri iMX6ULL — the first of Toradex’s 67.6 x 36.7mm Colibri modules to offer onboard wireless.

antiX A Fast And Lightweight Linux Distribution

Thu, 2017-03-16 05:19
antiX is a fast and lightweight Linux distribution. It is based on Debian stable. antiX is a very different distro, it isn’t like Debian or Ubuntu. It doesn’t use systemd. Actually, most Linux distros are using systemd to manage the system processes, but antiX doesn’t like systemd.

Five issues that will determine the future of Internet Health

Thu, 2017-03-16 04:16
In January, we published our first Internet Health Report on the current state and future of the Internet. In the report, we broke down the concept of Internet health into five issues. Today, we are publishing issue briefs about each....

X.Org Server 1.19.3 Improves Driver Support by Reverting Page-Flipping Change

Thu, 2017-03-16 03:13
Adam Jackson announced a few moments ago the immediate availability of the third point release to the X.Org Server 1.19 display server stable series for GNU/Linux distributions.

Docker for Linux on Power Systems

Thu, 2017-03-16 02:10
Docker is a tool for deploying, executing and managing containers. This article provides links to Linux on Power Systems Docker binaries and the steps to install them.

How to write SD cards for the Raspberry Pi

Thu, 2017-03-16 01:07
Writing SD cards for the Raspberry Pi is something that every member of the Pi community has attempted. Some are old hats and tackle the task with aplomb, but for some it strikes fear into their hearts.read more

How to add Alexa to your Raspberry Pi 3 gizmo

Thu, 2017-03-16 00:04
At Embedded Linux Conference 2017, Mike Anderson explained how to add Amazon Echo’s Alexa voice agent to the Raspberry Pi 3. One of the leading items on embedded developers’ to-do lists these days is to add Amazon’s Alexa voice agent to a hacker board or another Linux device. Of course, you could simply buy an […]

Chakra 2017.03 Goedel is released

Wed, 2017-03-15 23:02
Chakra team has announced the latest release Chakra 2017.03 codenamed as Goedel.So this Codename is a tribute to the mathematician and philosopher Kurt Goedel.Check out more....

GRUB Boot from ISO

Wed, 2017-03-15 21:59
Last year I worked on a project to add an OEM-style rescue partition to acomputer. Where most OEM installs have a custom program that just rewritesan install image over the top of the partition, in this case, everythingwas based on open-source software.

Debugging memory allocation issues using glibc only - tracing

Wed, 2017-03-15 20:56
Although many useful memory debuggers exist, sometimes it may not be feasible to use them. This tutorial shows how to debug memory allocation issues with the glibc only.

Record a Screencast with the EasyScreenCast extension

Wed, 2017-03-15 19:53
Fedora Workstation — thanks to the GNOME Desktop — has a simple built-in function to take a screencast. However, if you require more control over how you take your screencasts, use the EasyScreenCast GNOME extension. This awesome extension has many... Continue Reading →

Battery Monitor – A Simple Tool That Notifies User About Battery State

Wed, 2017-03-15 18:50
Battery Monitor is a simple utility tool developed on Python3, that notifies user about Charging, Discharging, Not Charging, and Low Battery State.

7 Reasons to Use Debian (and 3 Reasons Not To)

Wed, 2017-03-15 17:47
In twenty-four years, Debian has gone from one of half a dozen leading distributions to the premier representative of Linux. Its derivatives Linux Mint and Ubuntu are the most popular distributions today, and new security and server distributions are likely to be based on Debian itself.

Robotics savvy BeagleBone Blue SBC turns on the servos

Wed, 2017-03-15 16:44
BeagleBoard.org’s $80 “BeagleBone Blue” robotics SBC runs Debian on an Octavo SiP, and adds motion control and battery friendly power to the BB Black. BeagleBoard.org first showed off a prototype of its robotics-targeted, community backed BeagleBone Blue back in Jan. 2016. The BeagleBone Black spin-off was designed and developed in coordination with the UCSD Coordinated […]

How to check if package is installed on Linux

Wed, 2017-03-15 15:41
Learn to check if package is installed on Linux server or not. Verify package availability on server along with its installed date