Now that Linus Torvalds has his own blog, the community can find out what he thinks when he's not lording over driver code. In his newest entry he endorses Barack Obama for President and, against the hopes of some of his followers, not himself.more »
The OpenBSD project has released version 4.4 of the free Unix derivative. New in this version are drivers for Intel and AMD chips, and support for platforms such as UltraSparc IV/ T1/ T2 and Fujitsu SPASRC64-V/ VI/ VIII.more »
KDE Akademy 2008 KDE Akademy 2008Oct 31, 2008
About 300 attendees gathered at this year's annual KDE desktop developer event in Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium.more »
USENIX Security 2008 Researchers and practitioners head to San JoseOct 31, 2008
The 17th Security Symposium met in San Jose, California, USA, during the week of July 28, with a refereed paper track and Invited Talks.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date overview of free software and its makersOct 31, 2008
If you want to convert a bunch of audio files into another format and prefer to steer clear of the command line, the Gnac graphical tool might do the trick. Also, the Gourmet Recipe Manager helps out in the kitchen.more »
The free wiki project TWiki is currently embroiled in a contentious dialogue. The TWIKI.NET venture is undergoing a new governance model that many developers consider a hostile takeover. Without further ado, developers have decided to launch their own, separate NextWiki.org project.more »
Intrepid Ibex, the codename for Ubuntu 8.10, has today finally reached the pinnacle, without hesitation. Although the new version of the popular Linux distribution hasn't won any new altitude records, it still brings along a number of interesting features to make life easier for users and
administrators. High among these features are some rejuvenated programs.
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.