"operating systems" tag
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Should You Root Your Android Device?

There are many settings that can be tweaked in an Android device; however, these tweaks are restricted to what the manufacturer permits. Rooting an Android device or gaining root access allows tweaking the…

Weka-bird

Carry Out Data Mining and Machine Learning with WEKA

WEKA is a collection of visualisaton tools and algorithms for data analysis and predictive modelling. It is very popular among users and developers as can be seen by the large number of downloads….

“Good coding skills and the correct attitude can get you hired”

The job scenario in the IT world looks a bit gloomy with the current economic slowdown. But companies like NetApp are all set to buck the trend and continue with ‘smart’ hiring. Diksha…

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What Are Tizen’s Chances of a Prime Time Smartphone Entry?

A recent spike in the development of open mobile OSs has led to the release of exotic sounding distributions. An OS that is yet to grab the headlines is one that is mobile-optimised…

firefox

Learn How to Write Apps for the Firefox OS

Recently, Mozilla released its first line of phones, which run the Firefox OS. In case you haven’t heard about it, the Firefox OS is a standalone Web-centric operating system in which the development…

Getting Started with the MinnowBoard

With the embedded market being flooded with open source hardware boards, it’s tough finding one that not only suits your budget, computing power needs, etc, but is also backed by a strong community,…

The Good Botnets

iLinuxBot: Designing Botnets to Manage Linux Clients

This article is to encourage newbies to use a little creativity to solve real-world problems. It shows you how to manage a Linux lab, or a lot of Linux PCs, from one machine….

Richard M. Stallman

An Interview with Richard Stallman on Freedom, Android, Amazon, Facebook, Steve Jobs…

Any government that tells people to teach proprietary software is essentially delivering the country into the hands of a company. Before you even speak a word before RMS (as Richard M Stallman is…

Preparing for programming interviews?

CodeSport (February 2012)

This month’s column is special, in honour of LFY’s 9th anniversary. We feature tips on how to prepare for programming interviews. This month, we celebrate the 9th anniversary of LFY. It’s been a…

Is it the best IDE?

FOSS is __FUN__: The Best IDE

In any forum that talks about programming, a frequent topic is, “What is the best IDE for the language/framework under discussion?” This often leads to lengthy flame wars, because programmers are passionate about the…

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