Likewise announced today that over 100,000 organizations have downloaded Likewise Open, its cross-platform integration software used for joining desktops and servers running Linux, Unix and Mac OS X to an organization's existing Active Directory environment.more »
"Android is poised to take over as the leading smartphone operating system in 2011 after racing into the number 2 position in 2010," said Ramon Llamas, senior research analyst with IDC's Mobile Devices Technology and Trends team.more »
Google Summer of Code has brought together over 4,500 students from around the world with over 300 open source projects and together have created millions of lines of code.more »
For those who weren't about to make it the CeBIT Open Source Forum 2011 in Hannover, Germany earlier this month, video of the presentations are now available to the general public free of change.more »
"Jobs and Events are the primary Upstart concepts," writes James Hunt Ubuntu Upstart maintainer at Canonical. "The version of Upstart provided with Ubuntu Natty provides a new “initctl” command “show-config” which when coupled with a new tool “initctl2dot” allows these interactions to be understood visually."more »
Mozilla announces availability of its Firefox 4 (release candidate) for Android and Maemo.more »
“Stronger definition of network behavior in software is a growing trend, and open interfaces are going to lead to faster innovation,” said Nick McKeown, ONF Board member and professor at Stanford University.more »
Google has announced the accepted projects list for its 2011 Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Program.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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.