Kernel News Hand-Picking PIDS; Massive Boot-Time Speedup; and Columns, Shmollums – the 80 characters per line dilemma.Mar 02, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Charly’s Column: Linux Fair The sys admin’s daily grind: OpenRhineRuhrJan 03, 2012
According to Goethe, the best way to gain an education is to travel. Sys admin Charly went to Oberhausen, Germany, for the OpenRhineRuhr fair last week.more »
Since the death of Steve Jobs, a lot has been written about him. I never met the man in person, but I admired the work Apple did in creating well-designed products.more »
“What are you going to say about Steve Jobs?” everyone has been asking me – or at least, the rare subset of people who know about this column and are also sufficiently co-located to bump into me in restaurants and bars. “Important guy…he changed the world…must be lots to mention…”more »
In June of this year, kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman sat down with Linus Torvalds in front of a live audience at LinuxCon Japan to look at the first 20 years of Linux, the state of the kernel, and the future of Linux.more »
Doghouse: Hey, Hey, Good-bye Cleaning out the computer closetJun 27, 2011
maddog says good-bye to some old friends and envisions new relationships.more »
Ubuntu's head designer, Ivanka Majic, is leaving for an extended motorcycle trip through America, and whether she will return to Canonical remains unclear.more »
The Budapest Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-O) kicked off on Monday, May 9, at the Corinthia Hotel. "Accessibility is one of our core values as a project," Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth said in his keynote address, as he acknowledged the Unity documentation team contributions to the 11.04 release. After briefly looking back at the "Natty Narwhal" Ubuntu release, Shuttleworth set his sights on the upcoming release, saying, "Our goal, our mission is 200-million Ubuntu users in four years."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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.