Chaos Communications Congress The 24th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, GermanyFeb 25, 2008
In late December, cable docks, soldering stations, templates, 4,000 participants, and 100 talks were active ingredients in the 24th Chaos Computer Congress.more »
The Mozilla Foundation today launched a new company, Mozilla Messaging Inc., which will be focusing on Internet based communications.more »
The Linux Foundation has released version 3.2 of Linux Standard Base (LSB) which promise improved support for Perl, Python, printers and multimedia.more »
The Top 500 Super Computer statistics offers a completely different view of market domination in IT: 85 percent of the world’s most powerful computers uses Linux as its operating system; Windows is way down accounting for just 1.2 percent.more »
The EU Commission is looking to investigate whether Microsoft illegally attempted to influence the standardization process for its own OOXML document format.more »
A controversial patch for the imminent kernel 2.6.25 is causing much debate in the developer community: in a similar move to one he made two years ago, the well-known kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has submitted a patch that prevents closed source USB drivers from using the kernel's USB driver API.more »
According to market researchers, Gartner, Open Source is one of the biggest IT trends for 2008 and the years to come. The analysts also see green IT, home users as opinion leaders, software as a service, 3D printers and Apple corp. as the Top Ten developments for the next few years.more »
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come to a decision that could be crucial for standards and Open Source software in proposing a consent agreement in a patenting claim, says Andy Updegrove, the Linux Foundation's (LF) legal expert.more »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.