Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersOct 01, 2005
Free software covers such a diverse range of utilities, applications, and other assorted projects that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. We pick the best of the bunch. This month, we discuss Ubuntu, Debfoster, and Deborphan.more »
Linuxtag 2005 Europe’s biggest Linux eventSep 01, 2005
More keynotes on technological and politics, and more room for free projects: this was Linuxtag in its eleventh year. But attendance was down because Europe’s biggest Free Software event charged an admission fee for the first time.more »
LinuxWorld Canada Reflections on LinuxWorld Canada 2005Jul 01, 2005
The conference sessions were less than inspiring, but the show had plenty of chemistry.more »
FOSDEM 2005 FOSDEM 2005 in Brussels, BelgiumMay 01, 2005
The annual winter meeting of Europe’s open source developers took place February 25-27 in Brussels, Belgium. Again the event was a mustn’t miss for thousands of contributors to free projects and a welcome opportunity for developers to exchange ideas outside the borders of their own communities.more »
2005 Open Source Horoscope The Open Source HoroscopeJan 01, 2005
Linux fans live in a special world,so it makes sense for them to have their own special star signs. If you too were born under the influence of Open Source,read on as the 2005 Linux Magazine Horoscope reveals the secrets of your future.more »
Brave GNU World The Monthly GNU ColumnJan 01, 2005
This column looks into projects and current affairs in the world of free software from the perspective of the GNU Project and the FSF. In this issue,we focus on communication programs for mobile telephones.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date overview of free software and its makersJan 01, 2005
Free software covers such a diverse range of applications that it can be hard to find the perfect tool. In this column,we pick the best of the bunch.This month you’ll learn about XFce 4.2, the PC in the PC,QBuildkde,and the latest news on the Sarge Release.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.
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