The installation routine with Version 8 of Lotus Notes for Linux, which was released by IBM in September, leaves a whole bunch of files with read, write and executable permissions set for any user behind on the filesystem.more »
In the past, security bugs in the Xpdf PDF viewer have endangered Linux systems time and again, and projects that use Xpdf code are also affected.more »
The latest version of the Mozilla successor, Seamonkey, removes minor graphics bugs and includes security updates.more »
A vulnerability in the extended text editor GNU Emacs gives local attackers the ability to run arbitrary code.more »
The Mozilla Foundation has departed from its normal release cycle to fix several bugs and the remaining security holes in version 18.104.22.168 of the Firefox web browser.more »
Security researchers at Secunia have discovered a vulnerability in the Cups printing system.more »
The new stable version 1.4.6 of the Liferea newsfeed reader fixes several bugs including a vulnerability.more »
The update for the Mozilla Firefox browser to version 22.214.171.124 does not remove all of the vulnerabilities disclosed in the changelog, and the update introduces some new bugs.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.