Open Office Version 2.3

Sep 17, 2007

Version 2.3 of the popular Open Office suite was released today. Downloads are already available on many mirror servers.

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IBM Joins Open Office Community

Sep 10, 2007

Open Office development will benefit from IBM's own development activities.

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GnuTLS Version 2.0.0 Released

Sep 07, 2007

Version 2.0.0 of the GnuTLS security database improves access to X.509 certificates and adds RSA with SHA-256/384/512 certificates to the crop of supported crypto approaches.

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X.org 7.3 Released

Sep 07, 2007

A few days later than anticipated, the X.org developer team has now released version 7.3 of the Unix graphics system.

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Program Library for Quantum Simulation Leaps to Version 0.9.1

Sep 06, 2007

If you'll pardon the pun, the Libquantum C library has now leaped from version 0.2.4 to 0.9.1 after three years of seeming inactivity. The new version includes a new API which gives users the ability to simulate quantum mechanics.

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LinuxConf Europe: Discovering Free Software in the UK Public Sector

Sep 05, 2007

On Tuesday the primary conference sessions concluded with a selection of talks on how far the UK public sector has come in its adoption of Free Software. Talks by Mark Taylor (President, Open Source Consortium) and Francis Irving (MySociety) were both informative and candid in their appraisal of the UK public sector.

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Mandriva Sees Light at End of Tunnel

Aug 29, 2007

A new website, restructuring of consumer business and various activities involving hardware, software and service partners have been announced by Mandriva boss Francois Bacilhon.

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Sun Opens Chip Documentation and Appoints an Ombudsman

Aug 28, 2007

Sun has publicly released developer hardware for older proprietary hardware on a Wiki site entitled "FOSS Open Hardware Documentation".

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