The smallest kernel, put together thanks to a collection of patches by the Linux-tiny project, weighs in at just 197KB. After two years of inactivity, maintainers Michael Opdenacker and other developers are looking to breath new life into the project.more »
At its own Intel Developer Forum (IDF) the semiconductor manufacturer introduced its power saving initiative. Under the Less Watts umbrella a number of Open Source projects have joined forces to help reduce the power consumption of Linux systems.more »
Montavista and Broadcom have both joined the Limo (Linux Mobile) Foundation. The industrial group promotes the use of Linux on mobile phones.more »
The Open Office community is currently meeting at the University of Barcelona, Spain. The OOoCon 2007, which ends on Friday, focuses on the free office package and related topics such as Open Document Format.more »
The Java server includes Netbeans and is released under a dual license: Sun CDDL v1.0 and GPL v2.more »
The Mozilla Foundation has decided to found a new subsidiary to handle ongoing development of the Thunderbird mail program. The Foundation is dedicating US$ 3 m to the new subsidiary.more »
The results of a survey that asked 955 organizations in the public sector from 13 EU countries about their affinity to Open Source software were recently released. At the same time, the survey investigated six Open Source development projects maintained by public authorities.more »
A moderately critical vulnerability was discovered in the QUtf8Decoder of Trolltech's Qt Framework.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.