Upstart Improved Documentation and New Features for Ubuntu Natty Release

Mar 25, 2011

"Jobs and Events are the primary Upstart concepts," writes James Hunt Ubuntu Upstart maintainer at Canonical. "The version of Upstart provided with Ubuntu Natty provides a new “initctl” command “show-config” which when coupled with a new tool “initctl2dot” allows these interactions to be understood visually."

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GNU Free Call Receives Award for Best eHealth Solution using Free Software

Mar 24, 2011

The award for best eHealth solution using Free Software is awarded to Haakon Eriksen and David Sugar who received 100,000 Norwegian kroner (17,500 USD) on behalf of the GNU Free Call project from Driv Inkubator and the Norwegian Competence Center for Open Source during the GoOpen Conference this week.

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Google Announces Summer of Code Accepted Projects

Mar 21, 2011

Google has announced the accepted projects list for its 2011 Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Program.

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Libre Graphics Meeting: Cutting Edge Creative Tools Meet Free Culture

Mar 16, 2011

The Libre Graphic Meeting will be held at the École Polytechnique Engineering School on May 10-13, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Open Video Chat for One Laptop Per Child Emerges from Red Hat and Rochester Institute of Technology Partnership

Mar 14, 2011

“Red Hat congratulates Justin Lewis, Fran Rogers, Taylor Rose and the entire open source community at RIT on their work to harness the power of open source in the classroom and apply it to the world around them to effect positive change,” said Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO, Red Hat.

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openSUSE 11.04 Arrives with 2.6.37 Kernel

Mar 10, 2011

After eight months of development the openSUSE 11.04 release is now available for download.

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FSF Announces New Executive Director: John Sullivan

Mar 10, 2011

"I'm looking forward to working closely with FSF president Richard Stallman and our board to advance the goals of the free software movement. I'm very thankful to Peter for his effective leadership in our advocacy campaigns and in our efforts to build resources for free software." ~John Sullivan, Executive Director Free Software Foundation (FSF)

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Has GNOME Rejected Canonical help? Shuttleworth Responds

Mar 10, 2011

"Unity is a shell for Gnome. Now Gnome leadership have to decide if they want the fruit or that competition to be an asset to Gnome, or not." ~Mark Shuttleworth founder of Ubuntu.

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