Linus Torvalds, Ted Ts'o, Alan Cox, Ingo Molnar, Andrew Morton and other Linux kernel developers are embroiled in a contentious discussion over the sense -- or nonsense -- of journaling and delayed allocation before a commit in the ext3 and ext4 filesystems. Heavy words are flying.more »
Wicd Network Manager Easy network access with WicdMar 29, 2009
Mobile users change networks in rapid succession. Wicd quickly and conveniently manages the corresponding profiles.more »
Nagios Traffic Light Adding a homebuilt warning light to your data centerMar 29, 2009
A clever combination of Nagios and a doityourself traffic lights lets you know how your network is feeling.more »
A botnet named psyb0t has been nesting for a few months in consumer devices that run on Linux with MIPS CPUs, notably routers. Infested devices connect through a botnet over a private Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server to await commands.more »
Novell announced today that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is officially out in version 11. The SLES extensions for Mono and the desktop version SLED 11 should also concurrently hit the market. A high-availability extension is to follow.more »
Rumors of a Red Hat takeover have been circulating since time immemorial. Maybe this time there's some truth to it.more »
Kernel 2.6.29 has arrived and brings with it a string of new features. We're presenting some of them and describe what to make of them.more »
As of this summer, Sun Microsystems will provide storage and computing resources for cloud computing. They intend to open up the APIs with a public review process.more »
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.