Long-standing Debian developer and former Project Leader Anthony Towns has said that he is withdrawing from current projects. The reasons seem to be a disagreement on distribution of tasks within the free Linux distribution.more »
CeBIT 2008 Hanging out in Hannover, GermanyApr 30, 2008
At CeBIT 2008, the world's biggest computer fair, popular topics included Green IT, mini-PCs, and open source.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersApr 30, 2008
Python inventor Guido van Rossum is known to have a good sense of humor and probably had a good laugh when he heard about the Guido van Robot project. If you are learning how to program, or would like to teach others, this software gives you a light-hearted introduction.more »
Three developers have applied for the post of Debian Project Leader (DPL). The current project leader, Sam Hocevar, is not campaigning for re-election.more »
The One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) organization is looking for a successor to founder and visionary Nicholas Negroponte; restructuring is already underway. The Linux Foundation, the organization that promotes the interests of Linux as a whole, and of its inventor Linus Torvalds, has a vacancy for a Community Manager.more »
Literacy Bridge, a non-profit organisation is developing an MP3 player in iPod Shuffle format. The player will cost US$ 5 and the capable of downloading CC-licensed audio files from Linux platforms.more »
After turbulent days in Tanzania, long Linux training sessions at 40 ° C in the shade, the official project start, an unanticipated change in the government and a state visit by the US president, the people behind the Linux4afrika project were happy to welcome a visit by the new prime minister.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.