Andrew Morton had a dream: a new kernel tree which would make kernel development easier to follow and more efficient. He looked for a maintainer and found one in Stephen Rothwell.more »
Linus Torvalds has announced the first release candidate of the new 2.6.25 kernel, codenamed "Bloody Large".more »
Novell has taken on technology journalist Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier as the new Community Manager for its free Open Suse Linux distribution.more »
A controversial patch for the imminent kernel 2.6.25 is causing much debate in the developer community: in a similar move to one he made two years ago, the well-known kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has submitted a patch that prevents closed source USB drivers from using the kernel's USB driver API.more »
The Linux Foundation has published part 2 of its interview with Linus Torvalds. The Linux founder talks about patents, Microsoft, Sun, Linux on the desktop and the future of Linux without Linus.more »
Chip giant Intel has released comprehensive documentation on its 965 Express and G35 Express chipsets.more »
The new Debian "Etch and a half" sub-project is looking to improve hardware compatibility with kernel updates and drivers for Debian 4.0 Linux.more »
Avinesh Kumar, an IBM developer has taken a close look at the Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) introduced with kernel 2.6.23, comparing it with other schedulers. In the conclusion to the analysis, Kumar discusses changes in the future kernel 2.6.24 scheduler.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.