U.S. company Codeweavers today offers a special Google Chrome version of their CrossOver runtime environment for free download, giving Linux and Mac users the opportunity to test the search engine vendor’s new browser.more »
Several groupware developers have come together to work on Project OpenMapi, an open source API, based on Microsoft's Mapi.more »
British company Simplexo now offers an open source search engine by the same name, targeted for enterprises. It promises cross-enterprise data searches in a mouse click.more »
"If we are going to call Nmap the 'Network Mapper', it should at least be able to draw you a map of the network! " writes developer Fyodor in announcing the newest version 4.75 of the Nmap security scanner.more »
Command Line: Yafc Yafc ftp clientAug 31, 2008
The console-based yafc client gives users a convenient, simple, and interactive approach to exchanging data with ftp and SSH servers.more »
Captive Accessing NTFS on a dual-boot system with CaptiveJul 11, 2008
Captive offers access to NTFS through the original Windows driver. We tried out Captive 1.1.7 in a real-world dual-boot scenario with low-end hardware.more »
FileZilla FileZilla ftp clientMay 31, 2008
High-performance GUI-based ftp clients for Linux are hard to find. The graphical FileZilla ftp client closes the gap.more »
Kosmos FS The Kosmos distributed FSApr 30, 2008
Distributed filesystems effortlessly juggle enormous files in the gigabyte and terabyte ranges. The Kosmos filesystem plans to impress its competitors.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.