The Open Solutions Alliance (OSA), a consortium of commercial Open Source providers, sent its members a survey as to the challenges ahead for free software and received some optimistic responses.more »
Foomatic is now released in version 4.0. The software creates PDFs, describes external drivers better and includes PPD extensions.more »
Nokia will offer its Qt widget collection software under less restrictive LGPL licensing and has opened up its repositories.more »
The e-book reader FBReader 0.10.0 has been released for Linux and now supports more languages, including right-to-left and bidirectional.more »
Linux kernel developer Jonathan Corbet has just previewed the features of the upcoming Linux Kernel 2.6.29 that includes Btrfs, which he claims is the filesystem of the future.more »
Outwardly Sony's DSC-G3 is a 10-megapixel camera with Wi-Fi, but inside lurks the Busybox Linux system.more »
Vietnamese ministry servers are to run exclusively on open source software in 2009 and the government is also urging dealers to install the free software.more »
Security Lessons Why complexity is bad and open source is goodDec 31, 2008
When a test kernel starts wrecking network cards, the community gets busy.more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
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.