Richard Stallman's strong position against proprietary applications is butting heads with some members of the GNOME Foundation. A call to split with Stallman's GNU Project is being considered.more »
A screensaver from Gnome-Look.org at closer look revealed itself to be malware.more »
The openSUSE team is breaking with a long tradition of providing updates as backport patches instead of version updates. KDE 4.3.4 will soon be brought in as a version update.more »
Following the release of KOffice 2.1, developers of the free office suite met last weekend in Norway's Oslo. Among them were the five strong team from Krita.more »
The KDE Software Compilation 4.3.4 release freezes the features for the upcoming 4.4, hence the code-name.more »
gPhoto Remotely controlling digital cameras with gPhotoNov 30, 2009
Commercial software that lets users remotely control their camera usually is not available for Linux. gPhoto gives users a free alternative.more »
Moblin Moblin: Radically Different Netbook DistroNov 30, 2009
This alternative desktop is designed specifically for computers harboring Intel's Atom processor.more »
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 »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm