Within the scope of the EU "FLOSSMETRICS" project, participant Carlo Daffara investigated how much truth the "Ten Myths about Open Source Software" actually contain.more »
Security expert Jesper Johansson is planning to remove Windows Media Center from his computer and to install Linux MCE due to frustration with his former employer Microsoft's DRM software.more »
Red Hat has reinforced its Financial Division and appointed Mark Cook as Vice President for Finance and Controller. Paul Argiry will be joining the company as a Vice President and Treasurer.more »
Analyst George Weiss claims that no new applications will be developed exclusively for proprietary Unix after 2009.more »
Linux distributor Red Hat has promoted its previous Boss of Red Hat China, Michael Chen, to Vice President Enterprise Marketing. Chen will be assuming responsibility for global branding and enterprise communications.more »
In a post on the Linux Kernel mailing list, Thomas Gleixner claims to have fixed ACPI suspend and resume problems. Linus Torvalds praised him for doing so, but also has his doubts.more »
The Mozilla Foundation has decided to found a new subsidiary to handle ongoing development of the Thunderbird mail program. The Foundation is dedicating US$ 3 m to the new subsidiary.more »
Longtime litigator revives an ancient suit against IBM alleging Linux infringes on Unix copyrights.
Specialty distro keeps the focus on advanced learning.
The openSUSE Conference will be held July 18-22, 2013, at the Olympic Museum in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Security breached at home sites of the CMS project.
Lead Java developer vows policy changes and more attention to fixing problems.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.