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Canonical Ltd.'s Ubuntu Core

Linux Journal - mer, 10/19/2016 - 08:30

Canonical Ltd.'s "Snappy" Ubuntu Core, a stripped-down version of Ubuntu designed for autonomous machines, devices and other internet-connected digital things, has gained significant traction in the chipset/semiconductor market recently. more>>

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Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Camera

Linux Journal - mar, 10/18/2016 - 04:30

During the past few years, my BirdCam setup has evolved significantly. As I mention in the UpFront section of this issue, I hope to get the stream transferred to a YouTube Live stream at some point, so I can watch the feathery show on my television. And although watching the birds is the end goal, I'm constantly on a mission to improve the quality and flexibility of my setup. more>>

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Netlist, Inc.'s HybriDIMM Storage Class Memory

Linux Journal - lun, 10/17/2016 - 08:11

The metachallenge in today's data-saturated world is turning Big Data into actionable insight. A straight line to faster insights can be found in Netlist, Inc.'s new HybriDIMM Storage Class Memory (SCM), which the company describes as the industry's first standards-based, plug-and-play SCM solution. more>>

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Secure Desktops with Qubes: Compartmentalization

Linux Journal - jeu, 10/13/2016 - 06:00

This is the third article in my series about Qubes. In the first two articles, I gave an overview about what Qubes is and described how to install it. more>>

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Polishing the wegrep Wrapper Script

Linux Journal - mer, 10/12/2016 - 05:00

When last I discussed shell scripts, I was presenting a shell script that offered an alternative to the -C context flag in GNU grep. more>>

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Android Candy: More Life Gamification

Linux Journal - mar, 10/11/2016 - 09:15

You might remember a couple months ago my mention of Habitica, which is a gamification of your daily to-do list. One of my friends on Twitter mentioned an app he uses on Android called Wokamon, which ties in with your FitBit (or any of several other "step-counter" devices). more>>

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LinkedIn's {py}gradle

Linux Journal - lun, 10/10/2016 - 08:00

To facilitate better building of Android apps, the technical team at LinkedIn has developed {py}gradle, a new powerful, flexible and reusable Python packaging system. Now available to the Open Source community, {py}gradle wraps Python code into the Gradle build automation tool so that developers can build Android apps more easily. more>>

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A New Mental Model for Computers and Networks

Linux Journal - jeu, 10/06/2016 - 12:30

One of the great works of geekdom is Neal Stephenson's In the Beginning Was the Command Line, an essay-length book that came out in 1999. As with Linux, the code was open. Still is. more>>

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Steven Ovadia's Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches (Manning Publications Co.)

Linux Journal - mer, 10/05/2016 - 08:45

Yes, Steven Ovadia's new book for Linux "noobs" is titled Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches, but readers may need two-hour lunches and weekends to attain the ambitious goal implied in the title. more>>

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Senet IoT Foundry

Linux Journal - mar, 10/04/2016 - 06:30

Startup companies and even large enterprises may not be able to harness the full range of skills required to deliver vertically complete IoT solutions to their customers. more>>

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The Peculiar Case of Email in the Cloud

Linux Journal - lun, 10/03/2016 - 07:00

Most of the time when I start a project, or spin up a virtual server, it's done in my own basement "server farm". Not too many years ago, if I wanted those services to be public, I'd simply port-forward from my static IP into my personal machines. Or, perhaps I'd set up a name-based virtual host as a reverse proxy if I needed to expose a Web app. more>>

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Linux Journal October 2016

Linux Journal - sam, 10/01/2016 - 10:00
Out with the New, and in with the Newer!

There was a show a few years back called, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition". The premise of the show was to find families who needed their house more>>

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SUSECON 2016: Where Technology Reigns Supreme

Linux Journal - ven, 09/30/2016 - 10:00
Article Sponsor:  SUSE

I love fall—the colors, the refreshing change in the air, the fall vegetable harvest. The best thing about this time of year, however, is SUSECON. It's happening this year November 7–11 in Washington, DC. more>>

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The Tiny Internet Project, Part I

Linux Journal - jeu, 09/29/2016 - 05:00

As LJ readers well know, Linux drives many of the technologies we use every day, from smart TVs to Web servers. Linux is everywhere—except most homes and classrooms. more>>

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Bitcoin on Amazon! Sort of...

Linux Journal - mer, 09/28/2016 - 11:00

I was a Bitcoin fan before it was popular. That means I had thousands of Bitcoins. It also means I sold my thousands of Bitcoins for less than $1 each. Still, the technology fascinates me, and although cryptocurrencies have risen and fallen, I'm still a fan. more>>

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Free Today: September Issue of Linux Journal (Retail value: $5.99)

Linux Journal - mar, 09/27/2016 - 10:27
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Linux Journal - mar, 09/27/2016 - 08:30

Engineers love to think that they make decisions based on pure logic and merit. But of course, everyone has biases in terms of programming languages, editors and other technologies—biases that probably can be defended in technical terms, but that often come down to an emotional argument as much as a technical one. more>>

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Epiq Solutions' Sidekiq M.2

Linux Journal - lun, 09/26/2016 - 06:00

Following on its resounding success with its Sidekiq MiniPCIe card, wireless communications systems specialist Epiq Solutions recently added the Sidekiq M.2 state-of-the-art, small form-factor, software-defined radio (SDR) card. more>>

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Nativ Disc

Linux Journal - ven, 09/23/2016 - 08:08

Although most music lovers stream or download music today, the stubborn pre-millennials among us have legacy CD collections at home. This demographic is the perfect target group for Nativ Disc, a bit-perfect CD Ripper that allows users to import up to 12,000 CDs—in lossless FLAC, uncompressed WAV or lossy MP3 format—into their Nativ Vita high-resolution music player. more>>

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Android Browser Security--What You Haven't Been Told

Linux Journal - jeu, 09/22/2016 - 07:00

This article focuses on flaws in Android's stock web libraries, while acknowledging related exploits. Some modern Android browsers have critically weak encryption and other dangerous flaws that cannot be patched or otherwise corrected. This weakness extends to multiple browsers and applications and is determined by the linkage to the system webcore on older OS versions. more>>

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