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Apr
20th

Why Microsoft chose Linux for Azure Sphere

Author: Eric Brown | Files under syndicated

Why did Microsoft choose to launch an Arm/Linux SoC design with device-to-cloud security? A VDC analyst suggests that Azure Sphere is all about competing with Amazon FreeRTOS. The punchline: Microsoft just unveiled a mostly open source, embedded Arm So…


Apr
20th

More L337 Translations

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

Dave continues with his shell-script L33t translator.In my lastarticle, I talked about the inside jargon of hackers and computer geeksknown as "Leet Speak" or just "Leet". Of course, that’s a shortened versionof the word Elite, and it’s best written as L33T or perhaps L337 to beultimately kewl. But hey, I don’t judge.


Apr
20th

Video: Ubuntu 18.04 MATE Desktop Tour

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

A video showcasing the Ubuntu 18.04 MATE flavor.


Apr
20th

A Perl module for better debugging

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

It’s occasionally useful to have a block of Perl code that you use only for debugging or development tweaking. That’s fine, but having blocks like this can be expensive to performance, particularly if the decision whether to execute it is made at runtime.read more


Apr
20th

Rise of the Tomb Raider is now officially available on Linux, here’s a look at it with benchmarks

Author: Liam Dawe | Files under syndicated

Feral Interactive have teamed up with Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix once again to bring a top title to Linux, this time we have Rise of the Tomb Raider.


Apr
20th

Collabora Online 3.2 Brings More Powerful Features to LibreOffice in the Cloud

Author: Marius Nestor | Files under syndicated

Michael Meeks of the Collabora Productivity has the pleasure of informing Softpedia today on the availability of Collabora Online 3.2, the second point release of the Collabora Online 3 series that promises yet another layer of new features and improve…


Apr
20th

Single-unit version of Odroid-MC1 cluster computer adds flexibility

Author: Eric Brown | Files under syndicated

Hardkernel has launched a stackable single-unit Solo version of its 4-board Odroid-MC1 cluster computer. The system runs Linux on a octa-core Samsung Exynos5422 based Odroid-XU4S SBC. Hardkernel has spun a single-unit version of its four-unit, 32-core …


Apr
20th

Microsoft Brings Linux Driven IoT Security to Azure

Author: Christine Hall | Files under syndicated

The word "tiny" pretty much explains why Microsoft has decided to turn to Linux instead of Windows for this project. The OS is designed to run on a new class of microcontroller chip (MCU) with limited resources, and Windows can’t shrink down enough to fit. Not a surprise to anyone who’s tried to shoehorn Windows onto a Raspberry Pi.


Apr
20th

Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab

Author: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | Files under syndicated

Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here[he]#039[/he]s how to get your start.


Apr
20th

Google Reportedly Working on Dual Boot Support for Chrome OS on Chromebooks

Author: Marius Nestor | Files under syndicated

It appears that Google might be working on implementing dual boot support for its Linux-powered Chrome OS operating system for Chromebook computers to let users boot other OSes.