Acrobatic Tumble: Serious Flaws in Adobe Reader 8.1.2

Nov 11, 2008

Adobe cautions in an advisory against a whole series of flaws in Adobe Reader 8.1.2. Most of them also affect Linux.

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Should YaST Become Independent?

Nov 10, 2008

Californian Ben Kevan, server administrator for Linux and VMware, ponders the future of YaST in his blog.

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Sun and IBM Initiate OpenDocument Project

Nov 06, 2008

Sun Microsystems and IBM have kicked off an open source community project dealing with conversion of documents into OpenDocument Format (ODF).

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Android: Open Apps Success Story

Nov 03, 2008

Just one week since Google opened Android Market for external applications, and already the medialets blog has announced 167 downloaded apps.

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Linux Foundation: Sympathy for Microsoft

Nov 03, 2008

A whole week of success stories for Linux and Open Source, while Microsoft is battling the press, thus the summary from Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation. Even the New York Times sees a good positioning for Linux on desktops.

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Picasa 2.7 Picasa 2.7 image manager

Nov 01, 2008

In the age of the digital camera, users are overwhelmed by a flood of images. Picasa not only helps you manage photos but also will enhance the image quality with just a couple of mouse clicks.

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Quarrel over TWiki - Friendly Takeover by Founder?

Oct 31, 2008

The free wiki project TWiki is currently embroiled in a contentious dialogue. The TWIKI.NET venture is undergoing a new governance model that many developers consider a hostile takeover. Without further ado, developers have decided to launch their own, separate NextWiki.org project.

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Better Printing with Gutenprint 5.2.1

Oct 28, 2008

The Gutenprint project develops filters for the Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) to operate with a range of commercial printers. Gutenprint 5.2.1 is now available with numerous changes and improvements.

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