The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice Updates and Fundraising Accomplishments

Feb 23, 2011

The Document Foundation announced today that LibreOffice 3.3.1 with improved stability and new colorful icons is now available for download. The new icons are based on The Document Foundation branding guidelines, and includes updates to several language versions.

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Novell Shareholders Adopt Attachmate Corporation Merger

Feb 18, 2011

Novell announced that its stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger with Attachmate Corporation and Longview Software Acquisition Corp.

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Canonical Makes Ubuntu Component Catalog Public

Feb 15, 2011

“There has not been a comprehensive, up-to-date freely available catalog like this for a long time,” said Victor Palau, Platform Services Manager at Canonical. “By making this open and easily searchable we want to speed the component selection for Ubuntu machines, and allow us and our partner manufacturers to focus on the value-added user experience.”

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Open Hardware Definition 1.0 Disseminated

Feb 15, 2011

The Hardware Summit announces the availability of version 1.0 of the Open Hardware Definition and asks for the community to help drive this initiative forward.

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Program for 2011 End User Summit Announced

Feb 15, 2011

The 2011 End User Summit program was announced by the Linux Foundation. The End User Summit which is sponsored by IBM and Softlayer, is invitation only and designed to bring together enterprise Linux end users and kernel developers. Find who should be attending and how individuals can request an invitation.

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Linux Foundation Responds to Nokia Microsoft Partnership

Feb 11, 2011

The Linux Foundation executive director, Jim Zemlin responds to Nokia’s announcement of its partnership with Microsoft.

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Beyond FUDCON: Meet Fedora Ambassador Larry Cafiero

Feb 11, 2011

Launched last week, Beyond FUDCon highlights the Fedora community and project. This week we look at the Fedora Ambassador Program through the eyes and experience of Fedora Ambassador, Larry Cafiero.

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Ubuntu Increasing Its Diversity

Feb 10, 2011

Matt Zimmerman, Canonical CTO, with help from Mary Gardiner, Valerie Aurora and Benjamin Mako Hill, leads the effort for Ubuntu to adopt a diversity statement.

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