As a director of the Linux Foundation and a Linux SCSI developer, James Bottomley opened the Linux-Kongress in Hamburg, Germany this week with a keynote investigating the commonalities and differences among the various Open Source operating systems. He describes Linux as the liveliest variant among them.more »
A few days ago Finnish kernel developer and Linux founder Linus Torvalds started his own blog on Blogger.com.more »
Interview with Sun's Chief Open Source Officer Simon Phipps About MySQL, Java, OpenJDK and moreOct 03, 2008
Simon Phipps is responsible for about 750 Open Source projects at Sun Microsystems. Linux Magazine Online spoke with the British developer about topics such as Java and the newly acquired MySQL.
As an original founder of Open Source, Richard Stallman cautions in an interview with the British Guardian newspaper about the repercussions of cloud computing. His main objection: dependency and loss of control.more »
Doghouse: Player Piano Rolls Alas, my love, you do me wrongSep 30, 2008
maddog finds out that copyright prevents preserving paper player piano rolls.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersSep 30, 2008
Sweet Home 3D gives you classy interior design on most operating systems and in the real world. We'll show you how to experiment with interiors without moving the furniture.more »
In the video, Linux Pro Magazine speaks to Chris Howard about the Open Source market. Howard is a leading advisor with the Burton Group, an IT marketing and consulting company for customers with more than 2000 people on staff.
The GNU Project celebrated its 25th birthday on September 27, 2008. With its GCC compiler and bash shell, GNU was ever at the forefront of today's Linux distribution. To kick off the celebration, British humorist Stephen Fry appears in a video in defense of free software.more »
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm