Faster and Leaner: Linux-tiny

Sep 21, 2007

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.

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Less Watts: Intel's Power Saving Initiative for Linux

Sep 21, 2007

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.

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New Additions to the Linux Mobile Foundation

Sep 20, 2007

Montavista and Broadcom have both joined the Limo (Linux Mobile) Foundation. The industrial group promotes the use of Linux on mobile phones.

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OOoCon 2007: Open Office Conference in Barcelona

Sep 19, 2007

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.

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Sun Presents Glassfish Server v2

Sep 18, 2007

The Java server includes Netbeans and is released under a dual license: Sun CDDL v1.0 and GPL v2.

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Mozilla Founds Subsidiary for Thunderbird

Sep 18, 2007

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.

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Case Study on Deployment of Open Source Software in Government Offices

Sep 18, 2007

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.

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Trolltech Removes Qt Vulnerability

Sep 17, 2007

A moderately critical vulnerability was discovered in the QUtf8Decoder of Trolltech's Qt Framework.

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