Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: YourlsJan 26, 2010
Without TinyURL.com and similar URL shortening services, many Twitter postings would only have enough space left for “Look at this.” But if you run a web server yourself, you might prefer to grow your own shortener.more »
The Fedora project has put together a special interest group (SIG) dedicated to implementing Linux distros in cloud computing.more »
The Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser is now available and provides performance improvements and numerous technical enhancements.more »
Skype has released a beta version of its chat and VoIP program for Linux under the code-name Talking Screens. Despite the minor version number change, the software has many new features.more »
The OpenOffice project and the Mozilla Foundation have each put out a subsequent RC for the upcoming OpenOffice 3.2 and Firefox 3.6 versions.more »
Following over a year's worth of work the GNOME Activity Journal now appears in its first developer version, 0.3.2. The Zeitgeist framework it uses assumes the same version number.more »
HOP, an open source framework for GUI-intensive Web applications, is now available in version 2.0.0.more »
W3Perl, a free logfile analyzer for Web, FTP, Squid, and email servers, is available in a new, stable release.more »
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming..
Latest version includes improved security, virtualization, and remote control.
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlloz 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.