Doghouse – Device Drivers Teaching how to write device driversApr 30, 2013
maddog considers the benefits of teaching students how to write device drivers.more »
flareGet Download Manager Download management with flareGetApr 30, 2013
FlareGet accelerates your downloads and avoids the consequences of disconnections while downloading files.more »
Defragmentation Optimizing data organization on diskMar 25, 2013
Defragfs optimizes files on a system, allowing videos to load faster and large archives to open in the blink of an eye.more »
TeamViewer v8.0 offers new features for easier remote administration.more »
Index Search with Lucene Indexing and searching text with LuceneMar 15, 2013
Even state-of-the-art computers need to use clever methods to process ever-increasing amounts of document data. The open source Lucene framework uses inverted indexing for fast searches of document collections.more »
Interview – OpenDocument Documenting the OpenDocument FormatMar 15, 2013
We talk with Jean Hollis Weber, a volunteer with ODFAuthors, the LibreOffice Documentation team, and the Friends of OpenDocument Inc.more »
Charly’s Column – Dstat The sys admin’s daily grind: DstatMar 15, 2013
Occasional worries about the system status are part of the sys admin’s daily life, and admins usually keep a fat toolbox of top and stat tools to alleviate them. Charly says he can manage with just one multitool – for the time being, at least.more »
Charly’s Column: SendmailAnalyzer The sys admin’s daily grind: SendmailAnalyzerFeb 22, 2013
During the ongoing battle against spam, admins should inspect their troop’s battle lines from time to time. If you don’t relish the thought of counting the dinnerware, you can use the services of a logfile inspector like SendmailAnalyzer, which works surprisingly well with Postfix and the like.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.