Welcome EditorialJul 24, 2012
Since they print my picture with this column, I have little hope of concealing my age, so I’ll just come out and say that I remember Ronald Reagan’s first year in office in 1981 – in fact, I was already a young adult at that time and was living in Reagan’s home state of California, working my first professional job after college. Reagan became known as “the great communicator” for the hypnotic optimism with which he could render his own point of view. In a speech somewhere around that time, the new president made a comment that was something like “We have come a long way since before we knew we had a problem with racism.”more »
• Red Hat and Dell combine for hard/software IT solutions
• Fedora 17 released
• News Bites
Welcome EditorialMay 29, 2012
A little over a year ago, I wrote a column about a Nokia memo that appeared a little over a year ago. The famous “Burning Platform” memo made the case for Nokia bailing out of the open source MeeGo project as a last-ditch effort to save the company.more »
Doghouse: USB Promos USB PromosMay 29, 2012
Some clever marketing people have started issuing USB drives loaded with their promotional information in lieu of the usual pamphlets and swag.more »
• CloudStack moves toApache
• Red Hat Data Grid 6 beta released
• News Bites
• Blue Systems sponsors Kubuntu
• IBM PowerLinux Solutions
• Spyrus Pocket Drive
• Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for desktop launched
• Ubuntu 12.10 flies with Quantal Quetzal
• Coverity 6.0 released
Red Hat Announces OpenShift Origin
OpenMAMA 2.1 Now Available
Tizen Association Releases Larkspur
Yocto Project 1.2 Releasedmore »
• The Linux Foundation welcomes four new members
• Gnome 3.4 released
• News Bites
• Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 2
• Vector Linux 7.0 Light
• Linux 3.3
• XBMC 11.0
• Metal-as-a-service provisioning tool
• Knoppix 7.0 with kernel 3.2.4
• SUSE milestones
• MythTV 0.25 out
• Android emulator improved
• Qt 5 Alpha source only release
Annual Future of Open Source Survey points out market opportunities.more »
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.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.