Microsoft's current patent suit against navigation software maker TomTom has caused quite a stir in the Open Source arena and might turn into a wave of MS attacks on Linux.more »
In March (3-8, 2009), CeBIT will once again be opening its gates in Hannover, Germany. The world's largest and most renowned trade fair for the world of IT and telecommunications will be featuring Open Source topics in hall 6. The CeBIT Open Source Forum 2009 will be the venue of daily lectures on the use of Linux and free software - and you can watch them online, live and for free!more »
The GNU Project's Bourne Again Shell (bash) is now in its fourth major version, which provides numerous enhancements.more »
In his blog, "The Geek Stuff", software engineering manager Ramesh Natarajan offers tips and advice for Linux users.more »
Big Blue is now providing images for Amazon's cloud. A cloud software-as-service (SaaS) for SUSE Linux, among other products, is to follow.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- AllBSD FreeBSD and NetBSD -- Representing the BSD Operating SystemsFeb 10, 2009
FreeBSD and NetBSD are among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, sharing a booth and representing "Berkeley Software Distribution" operating systems. If you paid attention -- you're right, actually it's 16 projects at the Open Source Project Lounge.more »
Dag Wieers of Project Centos made a passionate plea for more private users to turn to the free Red Hat Enterprise clone, and stressed that commercial companies with non-critical machines could also benefit from Centos.more »
Virtualization specialist VMware has released a free Linux client for its VMware View desktop solution.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.