KDE 4.10 KDE Software Compilation 4.10Mar 15, 2013
KDE SC 4.10 was released six months after KDE 4.9, adding many new features. In the background, work is in full swing for the next generation, KDE Frameworks 5: a KDE based completely on Qt5 and QML.more »
Software-Defined Networks Abstracting the network with SDNsNov 26, 2012
Even as the tech world works to figure out just what to do with the potential of cloud computing and big data, along comes a new bit of technology fueled by open source software: software-defined networks.more »
Table of Contents: 145 What's inside the December 2012 issueOct 26, 2012
Building a botnet doesn’t necessarily make you an outlaw; we show you how one programmer automated a timesensitive business application with a botnet. Next, get ready to hit the ground running with HTML5, and secure your websites with sound PHP programming principles.more »
Quantum Computing Quantum computing and open sourceSep 21, 2012
With the arrival of the “first commercially available quantum computer,” the D-Wave One, we look at what it is and what open source can contribute.more »
PowerTOP releases v2.0 of its Linux tool, with improved diagnostics and user interface.more »
Recently, I was talking to a college professor who was complaining about the multitude of ways in which Linux works on various distributions. He was complaining that one distribution of Linux put a particular file in one place, and another distribution put a file in another place. He said it was hard for him to remember where each distribution put each file.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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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.