Linux 4.10 Released as First New Kernel of 2017
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Tying together the many open source projects in networking
(Feb 25, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Heather Kirksey, who heads up the Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) project, talks with Gordon Haff.
Linux Kernels 4.9.12 and 4.4.51 Now Available with Small Changes, Updated Drivers
(Feb 24, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Linux kernels 4.9.12 LTS and 4.4.51 LTS are now the latest stable and most advanced versions of the respective branches
4 step Network bonding / teaming configuration in Linux
(Feb 24, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
This article explains what network bonding is in Linux.
Recent open source hardware trends, from SBCs to servers
(Feb 24, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
At ELC Europe, Intel MinnowBoard SBC evangelist John Hawley surveyed open hardware trends, and their impact on OS-enabled device and system development.
RPi-friendly home automation kit adds voice recognition support
(Feb 24, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Matrix Labs launched an Indiegogo campaign for "Matrix Voice," a voice input board that works standalone, or in conjunction with a Raspberry Pi or UP SBC.
Internet-enable your microcontroller projects for under $6 with ESP8266
(Feb 24, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Get to know the ESP8266 board with enabled Wi-Fi chip for hardware and electronics projects.
OpenStack Ocata Nova Cells Set to Improve Cloud Scalability
(Feb 23, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: Among the biggest things to land in the OpenStack Ocata cloud platform release this week is the Cells v2 code that will help to enable more scale and manageability in the core Nova compute project.
Linux Foundation Forms New Open Network Automation Project
(Feb 23, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: The new effort is a consolidation of two existing Linux Foundation networking projects mergin the ECOMP and Open-O efforts.
Linux Digital Audio Workstation Roundup
(Feb 23, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
FreedomPenguin: A complete roundup of the best Digital Audio Workstation software available to Linux users.
SteamVR for Linux is now officially in Beta
(Feb 23, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
GamingOnLinux: Valve have put up SteamVR for Linux officially in Beta form and they are keen to stress that this is a development release.
Kubernetes is now generally available on Azure Container Service
(Feb 22, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Microsoft and Google don't get along all that often, but they do agree on using Kubernetes for cloud container orchestration.
OpenStack Ocata Improves Cloud Usability and Federation
(Feb 22, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The 15th release of the open-source OpenStack cloud platform is now available, with better container services integration, improved cloud federation and an enhanced dashboard.
Understanding OpenStack's Success
(Feb 22, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: How can you log in to a single dashboard and monitor or manage your virtual/physical machines, network, storage and more?
Linux 4.10 Released as First New Kernel of 2017
(Feb 20, 2017, 20:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxPlanet: After a one week delay, Linus Torvalds released the first new Linux kernel of 2017 on Feb. 19, with the debut of Linux 4.10.
Basics of network protocol analyzer Wireshark On Linux
(Feb 20, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxConfig: Wireshark is just one of the valuable tools provided by Kali Linux.
Snapdragon 820 lands on an Android Pico-ITX SBC
(Feb 20, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Inforce Computing's model 6640 Pico-ITX SBC is based on a Snapdragon 820 SoC and features 4GB RAM, 4K video, WiFi/BT/GPS wireless, GbE, SATA, and Android 7.
How to install EC2 Linux server in AWS with screenshots
(Feb 19, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
Learn how to install EC2 Linux server of your favorite distro on Amazon Web Services cloud platform. Free Linux server for learning and practicing.
Alternative Global Menu For MATE And Xfce: Vala Panel AppMenu
(Feb 16, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
WebUpd8: Vala Panel AppMenu is a global menu panel applet for Xfce, MATE and Vala panels, which uses unity-gtk-module as its backend
smem - Linux Memory Reporting/Statistics Tool
(Feb 16, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
smem is a tool that can give numerous reports on memory usage on Linux systems.
Generate random data for your applications with Elizabeth
(Feb 16, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
For developers needing sample data for their applications, Elizabeth is a valuable tool.
What Is NVM (Non-Volatile Memory)?
(Feb 14, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
NVM or Non-volatile memory is a type of computer memory that can store all the data present in it regardless if the memory has power or not.
Real-time Linux explained
(Feb 13, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
At ELC Europe, Real-time Linux developer Jan Altenberg described the progress of RTL, compared it to Xenomai and RTAI, and unveiled new benchmarks.
HVAC-focused I/O device server runs OpenWrt
(Feb 13, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Barix's OpenWrt-driven "Barionet 1000" is its first Barionet programmable I/O controller to run Linux, and the first to offer WiFi and USB connectivity.
SnapRoute Raises $25M For Open-Source Network Operating System
(Feb 12, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Startup aims to build on its open-source networking approach with new funding.
Linux-driven dev board harnesses Sitara PRU-ICSS
(Feb 10, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
MYIR unveiled a new development board for its TI AM437x based "MYC-C437X" module designed to tap the AM437x's PRU-ICSS real-time chips.
Optimizing graphics memory bandwidth with compression and tiling: Notes on DRM format modifiers
(Feb 10, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Until recently, the FourCC format code of a buffer provided a nearly comprehensive description of its contents.
How IoT is enabling a new wave of digital business transformation
(Feb 10, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Internet of Things is enabling a new wave of digital business transformation and will be the catalyst for IT leaders to become innovation engines for their business.
Open source smart home platform gains Ubuntu snap packages
(Feb 09, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Canonical has released a Snap package mechanism for running Ubuntu apps under the openHAB smart home stack, complete with Azul's Zulu Embedded Java Runtime.
Reducing the bandwidth required to keep Fedora up to date
(Feb 09, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Here are a few tricks for lowering Fedora system update bandwidth requirements
PSA: Intel Atom C2000 Chips Flaw Bricking Routers/NAS/Firewall devices that are powered by Linux, pfSense and FreeNAS
(Feb 09, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Nixcraft: Intel's Atom C2000 processor family has a fault that effectively bricks devices, costing the company a significant amount of money to correct.
How to use CoreFreq CPU monitoring software on Linux
(Feb 08, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Nixcraft: CoreFreq provides a framework to retrieve CPU data with a high degree of precision.
AT&T wants to be the Linus Torvalds of network software
(Feb 06, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
NetworkWorld: Carriers are starting to look more like cloud companies, turning to standard hardware, virtualization and machine learning for rapid development of new services.
Linux-ready UP board drives IoT framework for vending machines
(Feb 06, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
Aaeon and Kii unveiled a "Smart Vending Now" platform that combines Aaeon's Atom-based UP SBC with Kii's cloud-based IoT platform for vending machines.
IoT gateway runs Ubuntu on Apollo Lake
(Feb 04, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Gigabyte's "EL-30" IoT gateway offers a Pentium N4200, 8GB DDR3L, 32GB eMMC, dual GbE and HDMI, wide-range power, plus WiFi, BT, and optional 3G and ZigBee.
OpenContrail: An Essential Tool in the OpenStack Ecosystem
(Feb 03, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: OpenContrail, an SDN platform used with the OpenStack cloud computing platform, is emerging as an essential tool around which administrators will need to develop skillsets.
Retro Gaming with RetrOrangePi 3.0
(Feb 02, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
PiBoards: RetrOrangePi is a retro gaming system that enables you to play games made for older gaming consoles like Nintendo, SEGA, Atari, etc.
How to capture and stream your gaming session on Linux
(Feb 02, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
HowToForge: There may not be many hardcore gamers who use Linux, but there certainly are quite a lot Linux users who like to play a game now and then.
Olimex spins open source Allwinner A64 based laptop kit
(Feb 02, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Olimex unveiled an open source, Linux-driven "Teres I" laptop with an 11.6-inch display, an Allwinner A64, 1GB RAM, 4GB eMMC, WiFi, and modular I/O boards.
Linux purchases of simulation game Maia are around ten thousand, good for Linux
(Feb 02, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
GamingOnLinux: I had the pleasure of talking to Simon Roth, a developer I've followed for quite some time now about his game 'Maia', about Linux and other bits.