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5 Raspberry Pi Operating Systems That Aren’t Linux

Looking for a way to get the most out of your Raspberry Pi? Running a project that just needs something more? Odd as it may seem, Linux might be the problem, so why not consider a non-Linux operating system? Several have been released, or adapted, for use on the Raspberry Pi. 1. Plan 9 Released as...
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You GNOME it: Windows and Apple Devs Get a Compelling Reason to Turn to Linux

The biggest open source story of 2017 was unquestionably Canonical's decision to stop developing its Unity desktop and move Ubuntu to the GNOME Shell desktop. What made the story that much more entertaining was how well Canonical pulled off the transition. Ubuntu 17.10 was quite simply one of the...
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Small Open-Source OSs for Small IoT Devices

A range of open-source operating-system solutions are available for those confined to scaled-down dimensions—homing in on the best option does require some research, though. Linux has become the de facto open-source operating system (OS), although there are niche alternatives like flavors of BSD (...
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Embedded survey indicates that open source operating systems like Linux and FreeRTOS continue to dominate while proprietary platforms are declining.

Linux and Open Source on the Move in Embedded, Says Survey

AspenCore has released the results of an embedded technology survey of its EETimes and Embedded readers. The survey indicates that open source operating systems like Linux and FreeRTOS continue to dominate, while Microsoft Embedded and other proprietary platforms are declining. Dozens of market...
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Docker Enterprise Now Runs Windows and Linux in One Cluster

With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems. Three of the key OSes supported by Docker—Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z—can run applications side by side in the same cluster, all orchestrated by a common mechanism...
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ZTE’s Approach to Digital Transformation with Software-Defined Networking

Editor’s Note: ZTE is a Gold-level sponsor of Open Networking Summit 2017, to be held April 3-6 in Santa Clara, CA. The dawn of new services such as 5G, IoT, AR/VR, e-commerce, connected cars,and more, is driving us to digitalization -- a massive transition that also requires the network to change...
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An Introduction to Linux Filesystems

This article is intended to be a very high-level discussion of Linux filesystem concepts. It is not intended to be a low-level description of how a particular filesystem type, such as EXT4, works, nor is it intended to be a tutorial of filesystem commands. Every general-purpose computer needs to...
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6 Key Points about Intel's Hot New Linux Distro

The great thing about Linux is is that anyone possessing the wherewithal and dedication can produce a distribution to satisfy their own needs. That's also the bad thing, as it means many Linux distributions, even those with name backing, fight to distinguish themselves or to be recognized at all....
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ResinOS Delivers Docker Containers for IoT Devices

Embedded devices, such as those used for internet of things applications, aren't known for being easy to program. ResinOS 2.0, from industrial internet software company Resin.io, aims to change that by using a custom Linux distribution to run Docker containers on embedded devices. The operating...
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7 Mistakes New Linux Users Make

Changing operating systems is a big step for anybody -- all the more so because many users are uncertain about exactly what an operating system is. However, switching from Windows to Linux is especially hard. The two operating systems have different assumptions and priorities, as well as different...
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