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F-35 firmware patches to be rolled out 'like iPhone updates'

Sun, 2017-09-10 10:43
'I see you're trying to land. Please reboot the flight control system to continue'Initial software development for the F-35 fighter jet is coming to an end, while future tweaks to the aircraft’s onboard systems will be rolled out like smartphone app updates, according to reports.…

Snapdragon 600 SBC offers an HDMI input and dual HDMI outputs for $99

Sun, 2017-09-10 08:49
The Inforce 6420 SBC runs Android 5.1 on a Snapdragon 600, and features GbE, WiFi, BT, an HDMI input, and dual HDMI outputs for dual simultaneous displays. Inforce Computing’s Inforce 6420 follows earlier Snapdragon 600-based SBCs including the Inforce 6410 and Inforce 6410Plus. While those were both general-purpose embedded SBCs, the Inforce 6420 targets simultaneous […]

What’s New in Linux Lite 3.6

Sun, 2017-09-10 06:55
Linux Lite 3.6 has been released and announced by Linux Lite developer Jerry Bezencon. This release based on Canonical’s latest Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus), features Xfce desktop 4.12 as default desktop, powered by long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel, though users can install a wide range of kernels from the distro’s stable repositories.

3 industries relying on Apache Kafka

Sun, 2017-09-10 05:00
Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system designed to be fast, scalable, and durable. It provides a unified, high-throughput, low-latency platform for handling real-time data feeds and has a storage layer that is essentially a massively scalable pub/sub message queue architected as a distributed transaction log. That architecture makes Kafka, which was originally developed by LinkedIn and made open source in early 2011, highly valuable for enterprise infrastructures to process streaming data.read more

Review: Considering Oracle Linux is a no-brainer if you’re an Oracle shop

Sun, 2017-09-10 03:06
The fact that Oracle Linux is free and that its reasonably priced support is readily available make it hard to ignore, especially for enterprises heavily invested in other Oracle offerings.

GNU/Linux in Ukraine: A Look Back and a Glimpse into the Future

Sun, 2017-09-10 01:12
I believe that some of the main factors that impede the spread of GNU/Linux in Ukraine are, first, the continuing prevalence of online piracy and a pervasive stereotype that such software is designed solely for computer geeks because of its complexity, and second, the insufficient number of computer games in the “A” category.

5 advantages of containers for writing applications

Sat, 2017-09-09 23:17
Containers can serve as a new way to package and architect applications. Pair them with DevOps and get ready for speed.

Medical monitoring SBC runs Android on RK3288

Sat, 2017-09-09 21:23
Warp United has released a “SanStar WS-3A” SBC version of its Warp 3 Medical Recorder that runs Android 5.1 on a Rockchip RK3288, and offers dual displays. Earlier this year, Shenzhen based Warp United made a splash with its Warp 3 Medical Recorder, an Android-based handheld point-of-care mobile device promoted as being like a Star […]

Everyone loves programming in Python! You disagree? But it's the fastest growing, says Stack Overflow

Sat, 2017-09-09 19:28
It's a grower not a, er, yeah...Python, which ranks consistently as one of the most popular programming languages, is the fastest growing major programming language, according to coding community site Stack Overflow.…

Presearch is building a blockchain-based search engine

Sat, 2017-09-09 17:34
Presearch is a Canadian crypto-startup building a blockchain-based search engine to take on Google. It is officially described as a decentralized search engine powered by the community.

Begin Mining Ethereum On Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux

Sat, 2017-09-09 15:40
It's hard not to have heard about Ethereum by now. It's the hottest new cryptocurrency that's still very much so on the rise. Unlike Bitcoin, Ethereum is still practical to mine, and tons of people are getting in on it. If you've been considering mining Ethereum, this guide will help you get started using open source tools and Ubuntu.

Recording live presentations, Part 2: Software setup

Sat, 2017-09-09 13:45
If you're part of a team producing live meeting or conferences, chances are you'd like to record speakers' presentations and make them available on the web. Fortunately, this is easy and relatively inexpensive today, thanks to open source software and readily available hardware. Part 1 of this series on recording live presentations covered the equipment you need.read more

Laptops That Ship Pre-installed With Linux

Sat, 2017-09-09 11:51
?In the past, to get Linux on your ?laptop?, you needed to get a laptop that shipped with Windows and then install your Linux distro on top of them. This usually means two main issues. The first being that you paid about $100 extra for Windows and then also, support in terms of drivers for the laptop were up in the air as your hardware may be supported fully, partially or not at all. But these days things are changing. There are many laptops that ship with Linux preinstalled. Meaning you get better hardware support and then save some bucks off for not paying for Windows. THANK YOU! So what are your options if you wanted a laptop with Linux preinstalled? Read along.

Quick post : /etc/passwd vs /etc/shadow

Sat, 2017-09-09 10:08
Learn about difference between /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files in Linux system. 9 points to understand comparison of these two files.

Multi-cloud management: 6 expert tips

Sat, 2017-09-09 08:25
A mutli-cloud environment means more to manage.

Court Ruling Adds New Power to Open Source Licenses

Sat, 2017-09-09 06:42
Any organization using open source source software should make sure there is a strong open source policy in place that dots the "I"s and crosses the "T"s. Why? Because open source licenses recently became even more enforceable than they were already.

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 released

Sat, 2017-09-09 04:59
The latest version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server extends the business Linux server to new processors and it improves performance and security.

Linux Basics: How to hide, lock, encrypt, and secure your files on Linux

Sat, 2017-09-09 03:16
Hiding, locking, or even encrypting your files and folders on Linux is pretty easy, and for whatever reason you want to do this there are many different approaches that you can follow. Here is a quick guide on how to hide, lock, and secure your files in the easiest way possible.

How to Integrate KDE Connect with GNOME Shell

Sat, 2017-09-09 01:33
Learn how to integrate KDE Connect with GNOME Shell desktop using MConnect to take advantage of all of the awesome Android integration that it provides!

Compare Photos with ImageMagick and a KDE Service Menu Action

Fri, 2017-09-08 23:50
Need to compare two photos side-by-side? Using the convert tool, you can quickly stitch two or more photos together and compare the result in any image viewer.