New Kernel Firewall Nftables to Succeed Netfilter

Mar 20, 2009

The Netfilter team has long been mulling over rework of firewall code in the Linux kernel. Now team lead Patrick McHardy ends months of work by announcing nftables.

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Zero Rights: Creative Commons License

Mar 20, 2009

Originators can give up all rights to their works through new Creative Commons license provisions.

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Skolelinux for Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate Schools

Mar 16, 2009

From now on, the schools in Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate federal state will be running Skolelinux on their computers, based on a decision made a year ago. The project is now announcing its next phase.

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Apache's Ongoing Licensing Bout with Sun

Mar 16, 2009

The recently updated Java Specification Requests (JSRs) show that the licensing battle between the Apache Software Foundation and Sun Microsystems (the force behind Java) still hasn't ended after raging for seven years.

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Video: Open Source for Car Infotainment

Mar 16, 2009

Up to now the automotive branch has not been famous for its engagement in Linux and Open Source. Now the chairman of the new open source alliance Genivi is talking about motives and plans.

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Google's Summer of Code Enters New Round in 2009

Mar 12, 2009

Google is still accepting applications up to March 13 for Open Source projects wanting to be mentoring organizations for the Summer of Code 2009. Student applications then open officially on March 23.

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French Gendarmes Rely on Ubuntu

Mar 10, 2009

The French Gendarmerie intends to save $50 million in switching from Windows to Ubuntu.

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2009 Open Source Horoscope The 2009 Open Source Horoscope

Feb 28, 2009

We gazed into the heavens of cyberspace for the first Open Source horoscope back in our 50th issue. We thought the occasion of our 100th issue would be a good time to visit the stars once again.

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