In December 2008, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) filed a lawsuit against network giant Cisco, claiming that its subsidiary Linksys had multiple violations of the GPL. The two parties have now reached an agreement.more »
Network Management Intro Flexible tools for configuring and managing your systemsApr 01, 2009
Professional admins with tightening IT budgets are always looking for new tools that will help them do more with less. This month we feature some popular open source applications for deploying, configuring, updating, and monitoring software and systems on the network.more »
Cfengine 3 Managing the network with CfengineApr 01, 2009
Automate admin tasks with the powerful Cfengine framework.more »
Gwibber Microblogging with GwibberJan 01, 2009
Individually updating all your accounts on multiple social networks or microblogging services can be a hassle. If you want to streamline your social networking, get Gwibber.more »
PXE Boot Network boot with PXENov 12, 2008
PXE lets you start your computer by downloading a boot image from the network. We’ll show you how to use PXE to install Linux.more »
Sun Microsystems provides its own solution for identity management called OpenSSO. The software is available free as Open Source and becomes a Sun product with added support and services.more »
Unison is offering the first commercial version of it's software product combining telephony, e-mail, address book, calendar and instant messaging.more »
Journalists at the Olympic Games 2008 in Peking report that they do not have unrestricted Internet access. The GPL'd OpenVPN software can easily work around censorship of this kind.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.