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January 22, 2014
LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, announced its next Hands On Embedded Linux Development class to be held in San Francisco Bay Area from [url=http://www.linuxcertified.com/class_schedule.html]February 26th - 28th, 2014.[/url]
Xiwtool release 0.08 adds support for automatic wireless connections and allows installers to configure to program to allow normal users to manage networks, which is especially important for client-flavor distributions that don't use root accounts.
What else can this app do other than letting you see everything from every angle? Well, used with Google Glass, “Glass puts all the footage together, and shows you a video of the whole thing.”
Since Google acquired Nest for $3.2 billion last week, current and prospective smart thermostat or smoke detector owners have been apprehensive about what Google might do with the company. In the last few days, a couple of companies have stepped forward with potential open source alternatives to the service and hardware that Nest offers, sans the new implications of Google ownership.
As the debate on the default init system for the next Debian release winds down, one fact emerges: the copyright licensing model adopted by Canonical has been a decisive factor in the choice made by the technical committee.
In addition to the annual Embedded Linux Conference, Linux Kernel Summit, and LinuxCon events in North America and Europe, the LF’s 2014 events include a Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, an Android Builders Summit, and an expanding series of events focused on networking, cloud services, virtualization, and other specialized technologies. This year’s LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America will be co-located with the Linux Kernel Summit, while LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe will co-located with the Embedded Linux Conference, KVM Forum, and Linux Plumbers Conference.
In this release we bring you the first Linux Lite packages, Lite Software Center and Lite User Manager. There is a host of new features, including the 3.8 kernel from the Hardware Enablement Stack for better hardware support, new install scripts for webcams, a PAE kernel installer (32-bit) and a basic Games Pack installer. There is also now an option to add the Whisker Menu to the taskbar. This release also sneaks in at under CD size.
The GNOME Project has released the fourth development release towards the Eye of GNOME 3.12 application, which will be the default image viewer for the highly anticipated GNOME 3.12 desktop environment.
I reached out to a number of developers to see how their sales are doing across different operating systems, here are the results for you.
For those in the market for a solid-state drive, the Kingston SSDNow V300 series offers a 120GB Serial ATA 3.0 SSD for less than $90 USD. How well does this SSD work on Linux? We have benchmarks at Phoronix done under Ubuntu and compared to a range of HDD and SSDs.
ADL Embedded Solutions announced one of the first 3.5-inch form factor SBCs to use Intel’s quad- and dual-core 4th Generation Core (“Haswell”) processors.
The fourth development release of the upcoming GVFS 1.20 (GNOME Virtual File System) software, which will be used in the GNOME 3.12 desktop environment has been recently released for testing.
Although people have been toying with USB webcams on the Raspberry Pi for some time now, the release of the official camera module has reinvigorated interest in video related projects. Here's how to use a light-weight Python script as well as the Motion software to detect motion and capture images and videos.
"We are supportive of nftables and what it means for the Linux community moving forward," Denise Dumas, senior director of Platform Engineering at Red Hat, told eWEEK -
Kano began raising funds in December of 2013. Their goal was to raise $100,000 to expand their ability to manufacture and sell a kit that not only taught kids how to use a computer, but how to build one and how to write code to use on that computer as well. It’s designed to fire the interest and imagination of future Anita Borgs and Linus Torvalds.
What do you do if your PC sales are slumping and the newest versions of Windows aren't boosting demand? If you're HP, you put Windows 7 on a few of your new PCs and offer $150 discounts on them to attract new buyers, giving your customers a place to go if they don't want the changes ushered in by Windows 8 but aren't tech-savvy enough to downgrade their own PCs.
"It is a miracle that curiosity escapes formal education." These words by Albert Einstein reflect a lot about the current state of education. It also captures the need for overhauling the fabric of our school system. Society needs technology solutions that extract the best out of all the stakeholders in education—students, teachers, and parents. And we need enterprises that revolutionize the learning ecosystem. inBloom is one such company that utilizes and integrates massive amounts of data to change the landscape of the education sector.I talked to Vincent Mayers, open source community manager at inBloom, to learn how the company is changing school systems and how open source technologies aid in its mission.