Hardware http://www.linuxjournal.com/taxonomy/term/23/0 en Banana Backups http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/banana-backups <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/banana-backups" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12221f2.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="150" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> In the September 2016 issue, I wrote an article called <a href="http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/papas-got-brand-new-nas">"Papa's Got a Brand New NAS"</a> where I described how I replaced my rackmounted gear with a small, low-powered ARM device&mdash;the Odroid XU4.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/banana-backups"> more>></a></span></p> Banana Pi Hardware HOW-TOs Networking Servers Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:58:49 +0000 Kyle Rankin 1339554 at http://www.linuxjournal.com iStorage diskAshur Storage Drives http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/istorage-diskashur-storage-drives <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/istorage-diskashur-storage-drives" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12237f1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="67" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> With software-free setup and operation, the new <a href="https://istorage-uk.com">iStorage</a> diskAshur group of ultra-secure storage drives works across all operating systems, including Linux, macOS, Android, Chrome, thin and zero clients, MS Windows and embedded systems. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/istorage-diskashur-storage-drives"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/istorage-diskashur-storage-drives#comments Embedded Hardware Products Security Storage Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:50:38 +0000 James Gray 1339511 at http://www.linuxjournal.com PSSC Labs' Eco Blade 1U http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/pssc-labs-eco-blade-1u <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/pssc-labs-eco-blade-1u" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12202f7.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="141" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Arguably "the greenest blade server on the market", <a href="http://www.pssclabs.com">PSSC Labs</a>' new Eco Blade 1U rack server offers power and performance with energy savings of up to 46% over competing servers, says the company.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/pssc-labs-eco-blade-1u"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/pssc-labs-eco-blade-1u#comments Hardware Products Servers Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:26:20 +0000 James Gray 1339451 at http://www.linuxjournal.com My Love Affair with Synology http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/my-love-affair-synology <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/my-love-affair-synology" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12128f1.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="134" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> In my <a href="http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/hodge-podge">"Hodge Podge"</a> article in the October 2016 issue, I mentioned how much I love the Synology NAS I have in my server closet (Figure 1).<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/my-love-affair-synology"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/my-love-affair-synology#comments Hardware Networking Servers Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:23:28 +0000 Shawn Powers 1339420 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Minifree Ltd.'s GNU+Linux Computers http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/minifree-ltds-gnulinux-computers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/minifree-ltds-gnulinux-computers" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12150f3.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="110" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <a href="http://minifree.org">Minifree Ltd.</a>&mdash;doing business as "Ministry of Freedom"&mdash;exists mainly for reasons Linuxers will like: to make it easier for people to get computers that respect their freedom and privacy, and to provide funding for a meaningful project, called Libreboot. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/minifree-ltds-gnulinux-computers"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/minifree-ltds-gnulinux-computers#comments Hardware Products Security Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:19:16 +0000 James Gray 1339315 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Flash ROMs with a Raspberry Pi http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/flash-roms-raspberry-pi <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/flash-roms-raspberry-pi" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11933f1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="113" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I previously wrote a series of articles about my experience flashing a ThinkPad X60 laptop with Libreboot. After that, the Libreboot project expanded its hardware support to include the ThinkPad X200 series, so I decided to upgrade. The main challenge with switching over to the X200 was that unlike the X60, you can't perform the initial Libreboot flash with software.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/flash-roms-raspberry-pi"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/flash-roms-raspberry-pi#comments Hardware HOWTOs Raspberry Pi Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:18:50 +0000 Kyle Rankin 1339301 at http://www.linuxjournal.com IGEL Universal Desktop Converter http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12131f3.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="116" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <a href="http://igel.com/us">IGEL Technology</a>'s next-generation Universal Desktop Converter 3 (UDC3) is a powerful and universally deployable managed thin-client solution, a low-cost alternative to desktop hardware solutions.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/igel-universal-desktop-converter#comments Desktop Hardware Products Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:17:54 +0000 James Gray 1339285 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12120f5.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> "A brilliant combination of ergonomics, comfort and performance" thunders <a href="http://goldtouch.com">Goldtouch</a>, a leader in desktop ergonomics, about its new Semi-Vertical Mouse. "Perfectly sloped at 66 degrees" to prevent wrist stress and provide the ultimate comfort fit for healthy computing, the Semi-Vertical Mouse is Goldtouch's newest addition to its mouse library. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/goldtouch-semi-vertical-mouse#comments Desktop Hardware Products Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:15:07 +0000 James Gray 1339265 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Panther MPC, Inc.'s Panther Alpha http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12120f1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Functional, powerful and there when you need it, unobtrusive when you don't&mdash;that's how <a href="http://panther-mpc.com">Panther MPC, Inc.</a>, sums up the company's new Panther Alpha personal micro PC that features the company's powerful, easy-to-use Linux-based Panther OS.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/panther-mpc-incs-panther-alpha#comments Desktop Hardware Products Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:59:27 +0000 James Gray 1339258 at http://www.linuxjournal.com CORSAIR's Carbide Air 740 http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/corsairs-carbide-air-740 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/corsairs-carbide-air-740" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12098f6.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="110" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Part of the joy of owning a custom-built PC is building it yourself, notes <a href="http://corsair.com">CORSAIR</a>. (Oh, do we agree!) In an effort to promote endless PC-making joy, CORSAIR developed the new Carbide Air 740 PC case that "offers remarkable cooling performance and the flexibility to handle even the most ambitious enthusiast system builds". <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/corsairs-carbide-air-740"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/corsairs-carbide-air-740#comments Hardware Products Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:59:01 +0000 James Gray 1339231 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Penclic B3 Mouse http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/penclic-b3-mouse <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/penclic-b3-mouse" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/12078f5.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="131" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> "Does the world need a new computer mouse?" asks <a href="http://penclic.se">Penclic</a>. "Yes it does!" says the Swedish peripherals developer. Most devices in our lives have undergone extensive changes through the years, notes Penclic, save the unlucky, unglamorous computer mouse.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/penclic-b3-mouse"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/penclic-b3-mouse#comments Hardware Products Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:30:50 +0000 James Gray 1339201 at http://www.linuxjournal.com What's Our Next Fight? http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/whats-our-next-fight <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/whats-our-next-fight" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/Doc_1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="274" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <em>We won the battle for Linux, but we're losing the battle for freedom.</em> </p> <p> Linux turns 25 in August 2016. <em>Linux Journal</em> turned 21 in April 2016. (Issue #1 was April 1994, the month Linux hit version 1.0.) We're a generation into the history of our cause, but the fight isn't there anymore, because we won. Our cause has achieved its effects. <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/whats-our-next-fight"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/whats-our-next-fight#comments blog Community Freedom Hardware internet IOT Networking open source Privacy Social Media Tue, 07 Jun 2016 18:00:00 +0000 Doc Searls 1339081 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/canonical-and-bqs-aquaris-m10-ubuntu-edition-tablet <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/canonical-and-bqs-aquaris-m10-ubuntu-edition-tablet" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11997f4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="112" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/large-550px-centered/u1000009/11997f4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache-large-550px-centered" /> <p> Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/canonical-and-bqs-aquaris-m10-ubuntu-edition-tablet"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/canonical-and-bqs-aquaris-m10-ubuntu-edition-tablet#comments Desktop Hardware Mobile Products Ubuntu Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:00:00 +0000 James Gray 1339032 at http://www.linuxjournal.com What's in the Box? Interrogate Your Linux Machine's Hardware http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/whats-box-interrogate-your-linux-machines-hardware <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/whats-box-interrogate-your-linux-machines-hardware" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11914f1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="176" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> I recently had a problem trying to install the NVIDIA driver for my machine. It seemed the latest driver had stopped supporting my graphics card, and after updating my kernel, I was out of a driver. The question, obviously, was "which card did I have?" But, I didn't remember.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/whats-box-interrogate-your-linux-machines-hardware"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/whats-box-interrogate-your-linux-machines-hardware#comments Hardware HOW-TOs SysAdmin Tue, 16 Feb 2016 20:34:07 +0000 Federico Kereki 1338967 at http://www.linuxjournal.com What's New in 3D Printing, Part II: the Hardware http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/whats-new-3d-printing-part-ii-hardware <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/whats-new-3d-printing-part-ii-hardware" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11873f4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> This is the second article in what will be a four-part series on the current state of 3D printing compared to how things were three years ago when I wrote my first series on 3D printing. Of course, this is <em>Linux Journal</em>, so the focus will be on Linux and open-source-specific aspects in 3D printing. I won't dwell much on proprietary products.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/whats-new-3d-printing-part-ii-hardware"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/whats-new-3d-printing-part-ii-hardware#comments 3D Printing Hardware Wed, 20 Jan 2016 20:48:14 +0000 Kyle Rankin 1338938 at http://www.linuxjournal.com