Theodore Ts'o has renamed the Ext4 filesystem, for which he has been responsible for source and documentation, from extdev to ext4. Linus Torvalds has also incorporated the change into his personal source tree for the upcoming Kernel 2.6.28.more »
KSplice Applying updates to an active kernel with KspliceOct 01, 2008
Uptime is often just as important as updates. But doesn't a kernel patch require a reboot? Ksplice lets you have your cake and eat it too.more »
The third and final day of the Linux Plumbers Conference, a conference designed by developers for developers, featured two final microconferences: one focused on Dbus Desktop Integration, and the other on Future Displays and Input Devices.more »
Greg Kroah-Hartman's keynote address at the Linux Plumbers Convention 2008 was officially about the Linux Ecosystem, but started as a direct attack on Ubuntu developer Canonical. He claims that the company contributes next to nothing to kernel development.more »
The second day of the Linux Plumbers Conference got off to a productive start with an address by Jonathan Corbet, co-founder of LWN.net. "The Kernel Report" covered the challenges facing the kernel development community and the current or pending responses to those challenges, as well as a short summary of the Kernel Summit held earlier this week.more »
KVM Kernel-based virtualization with KVMSep 05, 2008
KVM brings the kernel into the virualization game. We’ll explain why the Linux world is so interested in this promising virtualization alternative.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.