The UK SUSE Linux User Group (UK SLUG) the UK forum for Users of SUSE Linux will be formally launched at the next UK Groupware User Group conference October 25 at the Burlington Hotel, Birmingham.more »
The latest version of Samba, 3.0.26, removes a moderately critical vulnerability that only occurs in combination with Microsoft's Active Directory Service.more »
The commercial version of the Eudora mail client was retired in October 2006. Now, a beta version of the new revitalized Eudora has just been released.more »
Open Office development will benefit from IBM's own development activities.more »
The developers of the KDE desktop environment have again postponed the release of the next major version.more »
Red Hat Linux has just released JBoss ESB 4.2, a community variant of its JBoss middleware.more »
On Tuesday the primary conference sessions concluded with a selection of talks on how far the UK public sector has come in its adoption of Free Software. Talks by Mark Taylor (President, Open Source Consortium) and Francis Irving (MySociety) were both informative and candid in their appraisal of the UK public sector.more »
Since the first day of LinuxConf Europe there has been much speculation amongst delegates as to whether or not Linus Torvalds would make an appearance. This had largely been driven by the conference programme where, for the “Advanced GIT BOF”, there was no name provided for the speaker. Come Tuesday morning and a select few delegates were claiming to have spotted to the kernel's founder. As afternoon coffee approached many had begun to wonder if Linus wasn't going to arrive until the start of the developer summit following the conference.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.