Developer Og Maciel is working on a virtual appliance for Django developers. It should include everything you need to work with the Python framework for the Web.more »
The new Ubuntu theme got a lot of community acclaim. However, a few commentators complained about a particular feature: the position of the buttons in the taskbar.more »
The NagAconda Python tool helps when writing plugins for the Nagios monitoring tool and is available in its first open release.more »
BPython is an interactive Python command line interface with its own comfort functions. The program is now available in version 0.9.6.more »
Amazon's Kindle is well and good. But what if you want to read a DRM-protected ebook on other devices? Simple: set up a hacking contest.more »
Security Lessons Overflows, underflows, and other security flawsDec 21, 2009
Our security guy looks at software tools that you can use to audit and secure your software.more »
Python paterfamilias Guido van Rossum has proposed a multi-year moratorium on the scripting language: no more grammar or semantic changes.more »
An SSH connection to a not directly linked system frequently makes at least one hop through the DMZ. The Belier tool simplifies this process. The program is now available in Debian's sid repository.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.