The ISO standardization organization meeting convened to discuss OOXML has now come to an end and contradictory reports on the proceedings have caused some concern. So much so, that ISO has now issued a statement.more »
Environmental protection and cost savings are not mutually exclusive. The hype topic Green IT was the subject of a press conference on Monday by CeBIT organizers Messe AG with representatives of various companies and a spokesperson for the global Climate Savers Initiative.more »
Korea’s Samsung group is launching an initiative in the business segment this year. Its aim is to close the gap to the group of leading product suppliers in B2B markets.more »
Several members of the Fedora project, which is the basis for the Linux distributions offered by Red Hat, have formed Fedora EMEA, based in Germany on the fringe of the FOSDEM conference in Brussels.more »
linux.conf.au 2008 Linux down under at Linux.conf.au 2008Feb 25, 2008
Melbourne, Australia played host to the 8th annual Linux.conf.au conference at the end of January, drawing a capacity crowd of open source professional developers, enthusiasts and students from around the globe.more »
KDE 4 Release Event Report from the KDE version 4 release eventFeb 25, 2008
Formally introduced in January, the latest KDE promises new features, improved accessibility, and a regular release schedule.more »
Chaos Communications Congress The 24th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, GermanyFeb 25, 2008
In late December, cable docks, soldering stations, templates, 4,000 participants, and 100 talks were active ingredients in the 24th Chaos Computer Congress.more »
The organizers of the European developer conference, FOSDEM, which is taking place this weekend in Brussels, expect around 4000 attendees. Linux Magazine will be on site and streaming the Open Source event live on the Internet.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics