The Netfilter team has long been mulling over rework of firewall code in the Linux kernel. Now team lead Patrick McHardy ends months of work by announcing nftables.more »
Rafael Laguna de la Vera, CEO of Open-Xchange AG, gave Linux Magazine Online a preview of his upcoming Open Data Cloud at the WebhostingDay 2009 (WHD09) in Cologne, Germanymore »
After years of development, version 1.0 of the Parrot virtual machine has arrived for Perl, Python and other dynamic languages. Whether the Parrot will take a firm foothold in software development is still up in the air.more »
Rackspot, a spinoff of the Portuguese Internet service provider NFSI, is making a plea for IPv6 to participants at the WebhostingDay 2009 (WHD09) currently happening at Phantasialand in Bruehl near Cologne, Germanymore »
Under the name Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco hopes to cost-effectively remold the data center. The Linux operating system for this scenario will come from Red Hat.more »
A market study by the International Data Group (IDC) has come to the conclusion that the worldwide financial crisis is a growth opportunity for Linux, both on servers and desktops. Novell was the sponsor for the survey and whitepaper.more »
From now on, the schools in Germany's Rhineland-Palatinate federal state will be running Skolelinux on their computers, based on a decision made a year ago. The project is now announcing its next phase.more »
Up to now the automotive branch has not been famous for its engagement in Linux and Open Source. Now the chairman of the new open source alliance Genivi is talking about motives and plans.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.