At the Linux New Media Awards 2012 prize giving ceremony for special achievements in the field of Linux and free software, Libre Office and Android each took two of a total of seven prizes.more »
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 »
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.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.