AMD has put its money where its mouth is, and published the first free Linux drivers for its ATI R500 and R600 graphics cards in collaboration with Novell. After a lengthy break, Nvidia has also released a new version of its proprietary graphics driver.more »
The Jacklab Audio Distribution (JAD) 1.0 aims to offer what the media artist's heart desires, audio, video and imaging. And it aims to help users migrate from Windows.more »
Following speculation about the graphics card vendor ATI and a free Linux driver, a company representative has now confirmed that ATI will be placing the specifications of the R500 under an NDA.more »
A few days later than anticipated, the X.org developer team has now released version 7.3 of the Unix graphics system.more »
Google Earth Exploring Google Earth in LinuxAug 01, 2007
Google Earth lets you view the world from space and zoom in on towns, roads, and even buildings. We’ll show you how to travel the planet from your Linux desktop.more »
Xara LX Vector graphics in pseudo-3DNov 01, 2006
Vector graphics often look much like comics: although you can hint at shading and highlights, it is more or less impossible to achieve photorealism. But this could all change now that Xara LX has been released as an open source program.more »
Bashish Polishing the terminal window with BashishNov 01, 2006
Bashish adds a dash of style to the command line.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Surveillance with MotionAug 15, 2006
Commercial surveillance systems are expensive and typically involve maintenance agreements. I thought there must be a low-budget alternative.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
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