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Raspberry Pi 2 vs Creator 120

Raspberry Pi 2 vs Creator 120

The Creator 120 and the Raspberry Pi 2 are single-board computers designed for developers and hobbyists. The Creator C120 was announced in late 2014, but started shipping at about the same time that the Raspberry Pi 2 was announced/starting shipping, which was just last week. I haven’t purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 yet, but I received a Creator 2 from […]

February 6, 2015 · 1 comment · linux news
Rocker:  Run R in Docker containers

Rocker: Run R in Docker containers

Docker and R? What’s not to like about that combination! Rocker is a new project that offers an alternate system for running the R statistical and programming language in Docker containers. See how the name was derived? Rocker – R and Docker. Nice! Rocker is a project of rOpenSci, which aims to transform science through open data. Rocker is hosted […]

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Docker & Container Runtimes
GhostBSD 4 preview

GhostBSD 4 preview

GhostBSD is a desktop distribution that’s based on FreeBSD. The project started out with support for several desktop environments (Gnome, Mate, XFCE, LXDE, and Openbox), but has since become a MATE-only distribution. The next stable version will be GhostBSD 4, which should be released within the next few months. Meanwhile The second release candidate was made available for download a […]

September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · GhostBSD
Acer Chromebook 13 has NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor inside

Acer Chromebook 13 has NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor inside

Chromebook 13 is the latest Chromebook from Acer. It is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor and is the first Tegra K1-powered Chromebook. The Tegra K1 is a mobile processor built atop NVIDIA’s Kepler™ architecture that features a 4-Plus-1™ quad-core ARM® Cortex™-A15 CPU. It is the same processor inside the NVIDIA Shield Tablet. The Chromebook 13 features a 13.3-inch […]

August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Chromebook
BitKey: A secure, Debian-based Live OS for bitcoin transactions

BitKey: A secure, Debian-based Live OS for bitcoin transactions

The official description of BitKey says that it is a “self-contained read-only CD/USB stick with everything you need to perform highly secure air-gapped Bitcoin transactions.” It is a side project of the developers of TurnKey Linux, a Debian-based distribution that provides a set of ready-to-use server virtual appliances. BitKey itself is a simple solution for bitcoin users. The current build […]

July 20, 2014 · 0 comments · TurnKey
5 reasons to switch to Deepin 2014

5 reasons to switch to Deepin 2014

Deepin 2014 is the latest version of Deepin, a Linux desktop that’s based on Ubuntu Desktop. Deepin 2014 is actually based on Ubuntu 14.04. It was released yesterday. Deepin has always been on my list of the best desktop distributions, and Deepin 2014 just vaulted it to the top-2 of that list. The aim of this post is to show […]

July 8, 2014 · 5 comments · Deepin