Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: ArchivemailNov 24, 2009
Charly loves to be organized, but he also likes to have access to mail that reached him when the dinosaurs were still roaming the earth.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 »
Italian firm NSEC is offering IBMs Open Office variant as a VMware ThinApp on a credit card sized USB device.more »
The new Mandriva 2010.0 has been ready for download since yesterday. After a month's delay, the French distributor has released the current version, code-named Adelie, for free. Some important changes were made.more »
In a new FAQ, Oracle explains their position regarding SPARC, Solaris, Java, MySQL, and Open Office to clear up the many questions circulating.more »
The OpenOffice project has celebrated the 100,000,000 download of its free office suite since the release of version 3.0.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 »
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.