New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.more »
The Linux-libre Project Freeing the Linux KernelNov 04, 2013
The Linux kernel and its penguin mascot are widely viewed as the symbol of free and open source software. The truth, however, is that the Linux kernel is only partly free.more »
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.more »
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.more »
Recent privacy revelations bring new importance to the anonymous surfing Live distro.more »
Introducing the Accessible Computing Foundation Assistive TechnologySep 23, 2013
Assistive technologies may be the next major challenge for free software.more »
Replicant: The Struggle for Free Mobile The Struggle for Free MobileAug 26, 2013
Most people are under the impression that Android is free software, so why the need for Replicant, a project that describes itself as a “fully free Android distribution”?more »
All-free Android fork longs to support more devices.more »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.