Arch Linux Getting back to basics with Arch LinuxMar 01, 2006
If you’re looking for a fast, stable system without the GUI goo, try Arch Linux.more »
Live Distro Roundup Highlights of the live Linux landscapeFeb 01, 2006
Many fine live Linux distributions are waiting for you right now on the Internet. The right choice depends on what you need.more »
Plan 9 The Plan 9 network operating systemJan 01, 2006
In the eery, distant days before the birth of Linux, a strange alien system set out to fulfill the promise of Unix. Descendents of that system are still living. We caught one and dissected it.more »
Exclusive Klaus Knopper Interview The world according to Knoppix creator Klaus KnopperNov 01, 2005
Klaus Knopper still has big ideas for the little distro that has spawned many derivatives and changed the way we think of live Linux. I asked Klaus about the past, present, and future of Knoppix.more »
Practical Knoppix Expert techniques for getting more from KnoppixNov 01, 2005
Knoppix creator Klaus Knopper shares some tips for using Knoppix in the real world.more »
Suse Linux 10.0 What’s coming in Suse Linux 10.0Nov 01, 2005
Suse is still one of the most popular Linux distributions. Read on for an introduction to Novell’s new openSuse project and a sneak peak at what’s inside the next version of Suse Linux.more »
Gentoo Linux Installing and Managing Gentoo LinuxSep 01, 2005
Gentoo is a powerful and flexible Linux system that you can customize to fit perfectly into your environment. Our workshop describes how to set up Gentoo. We’ll also show you how to install and manage software on your Gentoo system with the popular Portage software management system.more »
Debian 3.1 sarge Exploring the long-awaited Debian 3.1 sargeSep 01, 2005
Debian developers coded, talked, and postponed deadlines for 35 months until Debian 3.1, alias Sarge, finally saw the light of the Linux day. The list of new features is impressive, including a new installer and many state of the art technologies.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers