Science Commons to Liberate Research

Dec 09, 2008

The Creative Commons Attribution License should already be familiar to many Internet users. Now the Science Commons license should revolutionize the exchange of scientific research.

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Debian Takes AGPL Software into Main

Dec 04, 2008

The FTP team at the Debian project have decided that the Affero GPL version 3 licensing (AGPLv3) is consistent enough with the guidelines of the Linux distro that software with the licensing can go into Debian's main archive.

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Songbird 1.0 Takes Flight

Dec 04, 2008

After many years of development, the Songbird open source software is finally released as version 1.0.

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Grml 2008.11 with Libata, but without Truecrypt

Dec 02, 2008

Aimed mainly at sysadmins and text tool users, the Debian-based Linux distribution Grml is now available in version 2008.11.

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Doghouse: Leading by Example When is 25 percent more than one quarter of the cost?

Nov 30, 2008

Governments need a better understanding of the flexibility and security of open source software.

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Free Software Projects An up-to-date overview of free software and its makers

Nov 30, 2008

The free high-end game, Yo Frankie, in which players steer a flying squirrel through a colorful 3D world, is almost finished. KI Research still faces major issues, but FreeHAL, a dialog program, gives users a behind-the-scenes look at the current state of affairs.

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Qt Software Lures Fun-Loving Developers

Nov 28, 2008

Qt Software, formerly Trolltech, reminds us in a YouTube video about their Pimp My Widgets contest. Deadline is December 31, 2008.

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Final Spurt for OpenSuse 11.1 RC 1

Nov 28, 2008

Opensuse 11.1 is in the starting blocks. With the official version due in December, release candidate RC 1 is available now.

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