Developer Chris Ball has patched the Vino Virtual Network Computing (VNC) server to display multiple simultaneous mouse and keyboard events. The result could be an end to the battle over mouse and keyboard control among local and remote users in a VNC environment.more »
Parted Magic, the live distribution with Gparted and other tools to create, modify and secure hard drive partitions is now available in version 3.5. And thanks to the Linux 184.108.40.206 kernel, the new version comes with support for ext4 file systems.more »
Sun Microsystems has brought the GlassFish Java application server up to its newest state with version 2.1.more »
Apache Ivy version 2.0, a dependency manager that works together with the Apache Ant Java build system, is the first major release in two years.more »
In an effort to reduce costs, municipal authorities in the Veneto region around the Italian city of Venice, will change to open source.more »
The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.more »
The latest stable release of the GNU Restricted User Shell (Rush), version 1.5, includes new configuration offerings and a notification feature.more »
Foomatic is now released in version 4.0. The software creates PDFs, describes external drivers better and includes PPD extensions.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.