aKademy 2006 The aKademy 2006 KDE developer conference in DublinNov 30, 2006
Some 200 members of the KDE project met at Trinity College in Dublin at the end of September for the week-long aKademy conference.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersOct 31, 2006
The Esperantilo editor helps users write in the world language, and Kleansweep searches for dormant files. If you are an expert on compression algorithms, you can win 50.000 Euros. Also, the lowdown on the Cdrecord feud, and confirmation of the Etch release.more »
Linux Beer Hike 2006 Hacking and hiking at the Linux Bier Wanderung 2006Oct 31, 2006
Geeks don’t bite, but insects and spiders do in the Aukstaitija (Highlands) National Park, site of this year’s Linux Beer Hike (aka, Linux Bier Wanderung).more »
Community Notes Community NotesSep 30, 2006
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersSep 30, 2006
Controlling two desktops with a single set of input devices: X2X and Synergy let the mouse cursor cross seamlessly between the desktops on two machines. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales looks to revolutionize politics with his Wikia Campaigns project. French Debian developers join forces to found Debian France, and introducing the new graphical installer for Sarge.more »
OSCON 2006 News and views from the this year’s OSCONSep 30, 2006
OSCON continues to grow in popularity and influence. Our Perlmeister stopped in for the talks, the tutorials, and the latest news from the battle lines of the digital millennium.more »
UKUUG Linux Conference 2006 Heike pays a visit to the 2006 UKUUG Linux conferenceSep 30, 2006
Blue skies, lots of sun, a great conference venue, and about 200 Linux enthusiasts – that’s the perfect recipe for another successful UKUUG summer meeting at the University of Sussex, Brighton.more »
Community Notes Community NotesAug 31, 2006
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.