Simple way of Sharing files between Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10

Sponsored Link google_ad_client = “ca-pub-3561711309083119″; google_ad_slot = “5550623370”; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; NitroShare is a cross-platform tool for sharing files across a local network. After completing the setup wizard, NitroShare discovers other machines on the network running the tool and enables you to send files to them using the application indicator or small […]

Open source drone controller has an FPGA-enhanced brain

Aerotenna has launched an open source, $499 “OcPoc” drone flight controller that runs Linux on an Altera Cyclone V ARM/FPGA SoC. Lawrence, Kansas based Aerotenna, which bills itself as “the leading provider of innovative microwave sensors and flight control systems,” describes OcPoC (Octagonal Pilot on Chip) as a ready-to-fly, open source flight control platform. The […]

Development Release: FreeBSD 11.0-RC2

The delayed second release candidate for FreeBSD 11.0 is finally out. The problem, as reported on the project’s mailing lists last week, was caused by two IPv6-related bugs, both of which have now been resolved. The release announcement provides the usual details: “The second RC build of the….

Linus Torvalds Reflects on 25 Years of Linux

When Linus Torvalds first announced his new operating system, Linux, on Aug. 25, 1991, it was a “completely personal project,” Torvalds said at LinuxCon today. The kernel totaled 10,000 lines of code that would only run on the same type of hard disk Torvalds himself used because the geometry of the hard disk was hard-coded […]

Skylake board has 20mm profile

Advantech’s Linux-ready “AIMB-285” Mini-ITX board offers 6th Gen Core CPUs, a 20mm profile, mini-PCIe and PCIe, plus an optional enclosure. Advantech calls the 20mm-high AIMB-285 the first “thin Mini-ITX board to run 6th Generation Intel Core “Skylake” processors.