In his blog, Canonical coworker Jorge O. Castro announces his so-called "b-sides" of Ubuntu, software that didn't make it into Ubuntu's standard installation.more »
Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.more »
Gnome 2.28 What’s new with Gnome 2.28?Nov 23, 2009
New features and below-ground tweaks make the Gnome desktop lean and free of legacy ballast.more »
Google Maps Where in the World Are Carmen and San Diego?Oct 26, 2009
Google Maps can pinpoint any location on the globe and more. Here’s how to embed the service into any web application.more »
Picasa 3.0 Picasa 3.0 image managerOct 16, 2009
In the age of the digital camera, users are overwhelmed by a flood of images. Picasa not only helps you manage photos but also will enhance the image quality with just a couple of mouse clicks.more »
Google Earth Exploring Google EarthOct 16, 2009
Google Earth lets you view the world from space and zoom in on towns, roads, and buildings. We’ll show you how to travel our planet’s surface, its cities, and even the sky from your desktop.more »
Introduction to the Google Tool Set Communicate, collaborate, and create with free tools from GoogleOct 16, 2009
Google believes most of what you do on a computer can happen in a browser window – from anywhere in the world. The versatile Google tool set brings that vision to everyday users, and it is all just a few mouse clicks away.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.