Intel kills Curie module and Arduino 101 SBC

Intel is discontinuing its Curie wearables module and its Curie-enabled Arduino 101 SBC. Last month, Intel shut down the Joule, Edison, and Galileo. A month after Intel discontinued its Linux-ready, Atom-based Intel Joule and Intel Edison COMs, as well as its Quark-based Galileo Gen 2 SBC and its Recon Jet sports eyewear, the chipmaker announced […]

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Tuesday Akademy Wrapup Session

The second day of Akademy BoFs, group sessions and hacking has just finished. There is a wrapup session at the end so that what happened in the different rooms can be shared with everyone including those not present.Your browser does not support the video tag, download Monday wrapup video.Dot Categories: Community and Events

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It’s Now Possible to Install the Linux 4.13 RC2 Kernel on Your Slackware Distro

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton is known for creating and maintaining a bunch of Linux-based operating systems, as well as for packaging the latest kernels for Slackware Linux.

Slackware is the oldest GNU/Linux distro that’s still in active development, and it recently turned 24 years old. To celebrate this event, Arne Exton managed to create a custom 64-bit kernel for Slackware 14.2 based on the recently released Linux 4.13 RC2 kernel, which brings support for new hardware and other optimizations.

“I have compiled a very useful (as I think) 64-bit kernel for Slackware Current (14.2) and/or all Slackware derivatives. For example Slax, Zenwalk and SlackEX,” said Arne Exton. “The kernel is compile… (read more)

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Valve’s Latest SteamOS Beta Comes with Flatpak Support, Linux Kernel 4.11.12

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Valve’s SteamOS engineers are continuing to improve the Debian-based SteamOS gaming operating system that powers the Steam Machines, and they’ve just released today a new Beta update.

The SteamOS 2.121 update was pushed earlier to the Brewmaster Beta channel, and it looks like it comes only two and a half weeks after the previous release, namely SteamOS 2.119, which upgraded the kernel packages to Linux 4.11.8 to fix a crash with the PlayStation 4 Dual Shock controller when used with the Steam for Linux client.

Now the SteamOS 2.121 is here to bump the kernel packages (linux, firmware-free, and firmware-nonfree) again, rebasing them on the upstream Linux 4.11.12, as well as to import some of the latest security update… (read more)

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