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January 24, 2014

23:23
Diamond Systems has launched “Atlas,” a rugged PCI/104-Express SBC with an Atom N2800 SoC and expansion connectors for stackable PCI- and PCIe-based modules. Proposals for stackable PCI-Express (PCIe) modules emerged in 2008, and resulted later that year in the PC/104 Consortium’s PCIe/104 standard. Customized implementations can be found, for example on the recent ADL Embedded […]
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22:35
In the days since Eric S. Raymond had some choice words about GCC vs. Clang, the bickering and fighting over GCC vs. Clang compilers has continued. Richard M. Stallman has come out this morning on the Free Software Foundation's mailing list with his views to reiterate...
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22:02
This tutorial describes how to compile and install Nginx web server from source. While Nginx is available as a standard package on major Linux distros, you need to build it from source if you want to enable a custom third-party module. Note that Nginx does not support loadable modules like Apache web server. You need to choose and include third-party module(s) to use at compile-time.
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18:52
Last week, net neutrality regulations that made it illegal for US ISPs to block online services or charge content providers for access to their networks were struck down in a court ruling.Netflix is worried, writing in a letter to shareholders yesterday, "In principle, a domestic ISP now can legally impede the video streams that members request from Netflix, degrading the experience we jointly provide."Would ISPs really do this? It's too early to know just how they will use their newfound regulatory breathing room. But a report today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) details a couple of incidents from overseas that show how ISPs can make online video deteriorate in quality or simply disappear altogether. If these experiences are indicative of our net neutrality-less future, Netflix has good reason to be worried.
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17:55
Welcome to Opensource.com's Women in Open Source WeekOpensource.com will highlight the efforts of women in open source from January 27 through February 7. We will be focusing some of our content specifically on women working in free and open source software fields and collaborating on projects ranging from open knowledge to open hardware.
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16:58
Cloud instances running on Compute perform commands like nslookup,traceroute. Yum install & yum -y update work on Fedora 19 instance, however, in meantime time network on VF19 is stable, but relatively slow.CentOS 6.5 with "RDO Havana+Glusterfs+Neutron VLAN" works on same box (dual booting with F20) much faster.That is a first impression
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16:01
Linux ptrace() system call provides a means by which one process may observe and control the execution of another process. It is primarily used to implement breakpoint debugging with gdb and system call tracing with strace. In this article I will look at the security implications of ptrace, and how to overcome them using Linux PID namespaces.
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15:03
Last year, we announced the Opensource.com Community Moderator program. It's been a huge success. We've learned a lot from our moderators and have recently made updates as we continually improve the program.The purpose of the Community Moderator program is to identify key Opensource.com contributors and advocates and to provide them with guidelines and a framework for how they can best participate, including advising our team on future decisions regarding the site and community.
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14:06
For those of us who have been using Linux for a while we take for granted the fact that we know what a desktop environment is and that there are distros called Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora etc. People who have only just heard about Linux may find this confusing. This article/video gives a brief overview of what Linux actually is.
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13:09
After chatting to the developers from Sword of the Stars we can exclusively confirm to you the ports are nearing completion.
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12:12
I am a born nerd, born to take things apart and put them back together, and to combine unlike things in imaginative ways. I am one of those people you never want to go shopping with, because I have to stand in front of any item I might ever under any circumstances consider purchasing, and work through in my head the nine zillion ways in which I might use it.
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11:15
That is right, Valve is giving away all their past and future games to Debian Developers.
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10:18
David Herrmann has announced his latest work on his SimpleDRM driver plan for the Linux kernel along with a new sysfb concept. These latest eleven patches are considered a "major rewrite" of the earlier SimpleDRM code...
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09:20
Today in Open Source: US Army buys Linux-powered rifles. Plus: Alienware Steam Machine problems, and Linux Lite 1.0.8 released.
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08:23
Chrome can continue to access a computer's microphone after a person thinks a speech recognition feature is off, a web developer says. Google said there's no threat from a speech recognition feature in its Chrome browser that a developer said could be used to listen in on users.
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07:26
Yesterday I ran the latest RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst AMD Linux driver comparison, effectively another round of open-source vs. closed-source GPU driver testing. In yesterday's article it was found the RadeonSI performance is improving a lot but the AMD Catalyst Linux driver remains much faster.
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06:29
On Friday, Roy Schestowitz posted an article on Techrights which seems to accuse Red Hat of being in cahoots with the NSA. According to the article, the company has been building back doors into RHEL for the spy agency. However, the article appears to be long on accusations and short on proof.
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05:32
Premier Farnell has introduced a Linux-ready SBC with a 7-inch touchscreen and Atmel ARM9-based CPU module, aimed at HMI applications including home automation. With its integrated Embedded Display Module (EDM), the EDM6070AR-01 single board computer supports a variety of embedded HMI (human machine interface) applications, including industrial control terminals, intelligent instruments, medical products, network terminals, etc.
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04:34
The battle's on. SkySQL, armed with the MariaDB MySQL clone, is going after Oracle's MySQL customers.
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03:37
Add the iLinux icons to your Debian Linux computer. The iLinux icon set provides more than 18,000 different icons from various operating systems, including OS X and Windows.
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