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GNU is Not Unix

Submission + - Rhombus Tech 2nd revision A10 EOMA68 Card ( 1

lkcl writes: "The 2nd revision of the A10 EOMA-68 CPU Card is complete and samples are due soon: one sample is due back with a Dual-Core Allwinner A20. This will match up with the new revision of the Vivaldi Spark Tablet, codenamed the Flying Squirrel. Also in the pipeline is an iMX6 CPU Card, and the search is also on for a decent FSF-Endorseable option. The Ingenic jz4760 has been temporarily chosen. Once these products are out, progress becomes extremely rapid."
Open Source

Submission + - Opensource Traffic Light Cufflinks (

bmsleight writes: "Just finished my latest project. I have always liked cufflinks, apart from my wedding ring it is the only form of jewellery that I wear. Inside each cufflink, I have a ATTINY45, a Real Time Clock chip, a couple of resistors and three LEDs. Each cufflink can display a normal UK Traffic light Sequence, a normal UK Pelican Crossing Sequence, the current time, date and even the temperature. All the hardware and software is open source."

Submission + - Best tablet for running a real GNU/Linux distribut 2

bmsleight writes: Android is nice, but I do not want to pay to print or be beholden to the cloud to do everything or chroot. I just want a tablet that can run as mythtv-client, and not a app-market but just good old apt-get. I have a Joggler — which costs £60, I like something like this with batteries for ~£150, with screen size 10.1", at least 802.11g, usb, minimal on board storage, large RAM, battery life less important. So what is the best tablet for running a real GNU/Linux distribution, ideally Debian. Bonus points for the best apt-get-able distribution that works with a tablet.

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