“It's not on the Natty plan for now, but we'll be evaluating the progresses and will consider adding a 3rd session option if the development goes as planned,” said David Barth, Desktop Experience Team, Engineering Manager at Canonical.more »
GNOME's Orca screen reader is providing users accessibility to their graphical desktop using assistive technology service provider interface (AT-SPI).more »
Ubuntu Desktop Engineer at Canonical, Matthias Klose, announces that LibreOffice is being considered as an OpenOffice replacement in the upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 release, Natty Narwhal.more »
"Where will KDE be in five years,"asks KDE e.V. board member, Frank Karlitschek, and the K16 planning meetings aim to focus community members 'visions' for the project to answer this question.more »
Oracle Cloud Office and Open Office 3.3 are now available.more »
KDE continues KOffice development through the new Calligra Suite project.more »
Wiki Engines Wiki engine hands-on testOct 25, 2010
Wiki engines drive patient data stores, repositories for ideas or documentation, and treasure troves of knowledge of all kinds. In this review, we put six of these engines through their paces.more »
Free Software Projects Etherpad and MumbleAug 31, 2010
Authors and editors can use EtherPad to edit a column online in real time. Then, anything they can’t handle in writing, they can discuss in detail by launching Mumble.more »
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.