The Linux Foundation got positive results from its first ever End User Summit in New York October 14 and 15. Its concept of "end user" ended up including not only private users but many enterprises and organizations.more »
Finnish company SSH Communications Security has expanded its product family SSH Tectia with a security software package for Linux running on IBM System z mainframes.more »
The videos show James Bottomley, Jonathan Corbet and Dirk Hohndel holding their keynotes at Linux-Kongress last week.more »
After a few beta versions and months of news blackout, Nvidia has now released a robust version of its proprietary graphics card driver for Linux. Driver version 177.80 is to include 25 enhancements, among them the highly awaited support for GeForce GTX series cards.more »
The U.S. chip producer Atheros has decided to forward the development of Linux drivers for the 802.11a/b/g-WLAN chip by making the Hardware Abstraction Layer code (HAL), available under an open source license.more »
Eee manufacturer Asus has expanded its sub-notebook series with a desktop version. The Eee Box with the Intel Atom processor is available in Linux and Windows XP.more »
This month we look at Seagate hard drive announcements; Mandriva's Gdium netbook; new Red Hat solutions; JasperForge v2; AMD Linux drivers; and Gnome Linux on Garmin's Nuvi 880, 860, and 5000 navigation devices.more »
Google's software for mobile communication, Android, is scheduled for release in November along with the Dream ''GPhone."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.