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Linux FTW: Lenovo launches two Chromebooks

Lenovo has announced two Chromebooks – N20 and N20p. While both Chromebooks are identical, N20p offers a touchscreen display and its keyboard can flex 300° backward to convert from Laptop mode to Stand mode. The post Linux FTW: Lenovo launches two Chromebooks appeared first on Muktware.

Running Clojure on the BeagleBone Black

I’ve found a few articles about using the Clojure programming language on the BeagleBone Black. However, all of them I’ve seen gloss over the installation steps. I got Clojure 1.6.0 running on my rev B BeagleBone Black (aka BBB from here on) and I’ve outlined the steps to do it in this post. If you […]

Program your Arduino with Raspberry Pi

You might be wondering why you might want to attach an Arduino to your Raspberry Pi. While there are lots of reasons, probably the most poignant is the extra six PWM-capable pins and another six analogue pins that a standard Arduino Uno offers.

Pinguy 14.04 RC Screenshot Tour

Pinguy 14.04 RC is now available for testing. Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution targeted at beginning Linux users. It features numerous user-friendly enhancements, out-of-the-box support for multimedia codecs and browser plugins, a heavily tweaked GNOME user interface with enhanced menus, panels and dockbars, and a careful selection of popular desktop applications for many common […]

U.S. military UAVs migrate to Linux

Earlier this month Raytheon entered into a $15.8 million contract with the U.S. Navy to upgrade Raytheon’s control systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), according to a May 2 Avionics Intelligence report. The overhaul, which involves a switch from Solaris to Linux, is designed to implement more modern controls to help ground-based personnel control UAVs.