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October 22, 2013
I installed Ubuntu Touch "1.0" on my first-generation Nexus 7 tablet and have been using it as my main tablet system for the last four days. Here's how it went.
For the longest time. one of the major barriers to hobbyists and very small companies selling hardware with a USB port is the USB Implementers Forum. Each USB device sold requires a vendor ID (VID) and a product ID (PID) to be certified as USB compliant. Adafruit, Sparkfun, and the other big guys in the hobbyist market have all paid the USB Implementers Forum for a USB VID, but that doesn’t help the guy in his garage hoping to sell a few hundred homebrew USB devices.
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCThe Eclipse Foundation supports a vibrant an open source community. Those who work on their projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools, and runtimes for building, deploying, and managing software across the lifecycle.Started in 2004, the Eclipse Foundation has an interesting history ( about it here), beginning with The Eclipse Project at IBM in 2001.Currently, Mike Milinkovich is the Executive Director at the Eclipse Foundation, and I caught a moment of his time for a few questions. His talk at the All Things Open conference this week will be about how foundations can stay relevant along with their open source communities. Get to know Mike and the Eclipse community better in this interview.
Echelon Corp. unveiled a distributed control node designed for electrical grid optimization. The DCN 3000 communicates with grid devices via OSGP power-line networking, reports back to the utility head-end via Ethernet or 3G, and enables downloading of Linux-based smart grid apps.
Fancy Skulls is a shooter with random generation where you defeat enemies with skill, wit and caution. The game is different every time you play it. There are no saves, when you die, you will start over. Permadeath means that tension is high, and victory is sweeter.
Last week OpenGL 3.3 support landed in Mesa and now to kick off the new week there's another important milestone for the open-source graphics project. The major milestone that just happened is the "Clover" Gallium3D state tracker for OpenCL/GPGPU support now can provide OpenCL ICD support.
In this tutorial, let us install LAMP server on Ubutu 13.10 Server edition.
Android becomes a 5-year-old on Tuesday, and the app development community deserves almost as much credit as Google for making the OS such a smashing success.
Today we’re pleased to announce that The Linux Foundation will host the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), the organization dedicated to education and advocacy for KVM. KVM is growing in popularity among businesses and open source communities like OpenStack with a 50 percent increase in deployments this year, according to IDC. We will work with OVA to extend education and advocacy that supports and helps advance the important work of this developer community.
As Linux takes over the network operating system, the roles of Linux admin and network admin grow increasingly entwined.
"The Free Software Foundation has a Twitter account. Surprised? So am I, in a negative way, of course. And I will explain why on this post. I first learned about the Twitter account on IRC. I was hanging around in the #fsf channel on Freenode, when someone mentioned that "... something has just been posted on FSF's Twitter!" (yes, it was a happy announcement, not a complaint). I thought it was a joke, but before laughing I decided to confirm. And to my deepest sorrow, I was wrong. The Free Software Foundation has a Twitter account."
The Open Virtualization Alliance has joined the Linux Foundation as a collaborative project to deepen its ties with the Linux community.
Ultimate Edition 3.6 is available. Ultimate Edition, first released in December 2006, is a fork of Ubuntu. The goal of the project is to create a complete, seamlessly integrated, visually stimulating, and easy-to-install operating system. Single-button upgrade is one of several special characteristics of this distribution. Other main features include custom desktop and theme with 3D effects, support for a wide range of networking options, including WiFi and Bluetooth, and integration of many extra applications and package repositories.
Linux Mint, an Ubuntu and Debian-based Linux distribution, has seen tremendous growth in community support and installed base in recent years. Since arriving on the scene in 2006 with its first release called "Ada," Mint has become the most popular FOSS operating system on DistroWatch.com, surpassing both Ubuntu and Debian themselves.