Transforming an Android device into an open source-based camera is actually easier than you might think. And while there are not very many Android open source photography apps out there, all the essential pieces are available on F-Droid and elsewhere.
Earlier this year, Croatian political party Sustainable Development of Croatia (ORaH) published a new policy that encourages the government to pursue open source solutions, addresses the dangers of vendor lock-in, and insists on open document standards. Best of all, they did it the open source way.read more
We wrote numerous articles related to the GPS Navigation app available for Canonical’s Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system, but the next release promises to bring even more features, as well as a major facelift.
In this article we will walk you through the steps on how to install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP-FPM) on a Debian 8 VPS.
Mozilla just released a new update to Firefox — the default web browser in Fedora — that resolves a pair of high priority security issues. These updates are now available in the Fedora 21, Fedora 22 and prerelease Fedora 23… Continue Reading →
Canonical is taking a bold stand and is asking a very direct question: Is the launch of Windows 10 a good enough motive to move to Ubuntu?
Kubuntu 15.10 Beta 1 (Wily Werewolf), a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and the KDE desktop environment, is now out and ready for testing.
With many open-source projects built on top of others, a securityweakness in a common piece of infrastructure can have far-reaching consequences.As OpenSSL’s Heartbleed security hole demonstrated, these vulnerabilities canappear in even the most trusted packages.
Advantech’s COM-like “MIO-3260? Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on a Bay Trail SoC and offers a PCIe/mSATA slot, MI/O expansion, and optional -40 to 85°C operation. Like Advantech’s MIO-2263, which was announced in May, the MIO-3260 is a 100 x 72mm Pico-ITX board that supports a quad-core Intel Celeron or dual-core Intel Atom from the 22nm […]
These days, I rarely give unsolicited technical advice. However, if people ask me how to explore and install Linux, I urge them to be systematic. To the average computer user, installing a Linux operating system is an unfamiliar procedure — to say nothing of an exercise in unprecedented diversity.
Scientific Linux 6.7 i386/x86_64. Existing 6x systems should run ‘yum clean expire-cache’. Major differences from Scientific Linux 6.6: OpenAFS has been updated to the latest bug-fix release (1.6.14); epel-release-6-8 – this RPM has been updated to the latest upstream release; glusterfs-server – built from the TUV provided sources for the glusterfs client. Possible upgrade problems: […]
At Pinterest, our mission is to help people discover things they love so they can live a more creative and fulfilling life. Pinterest engineering moves amazingly fast, with some of the major services being released twice a day. We strive to build and integrate every commit in our mainline, which translates into tons of build […]
Joel Leclerc, an independent Ubuntu developer, posted an interesting article on his blog about the proposal of a non-windowing display server.
Canonical say businesses who switch to Ubuntu could save as much as 70 percent versus the cost of upgrading to Windows 10. In a blog post titled ‘Windows 10: Is it finally time to migrate to Ubuntu?‘, the company posit that sticking with Windows would be the ‘comfortable next move’ for businesses to make – but not necessarily the ‘best choice’. […]
The first beta for the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf flavors (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu MATE, Lubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin) was released today. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new!Kubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf Beta 1Kubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf Beta 1 ships with Plasma 5.4 beta (5.3.95) and KDE Applications 15.08 beta (but the final […]