Seven months after the first alpha version, Novell and the community have made it on schedule: the new, free Suse distribution includes a KDE 4 preview, one-click installation, the new Libzypp package manager, and an accelerated boot process.more »
The Canary Isles now rely almost entirely on Linux in education.more »
Within the scope of the EU "FLOSSMETRICS" project, participant Carlo Daffara investigated how much truth the "Ten Myths about Open Source Software" actually contain.more »
KDE 4 Preview of KDE 4.0Sep 26, 2007
The first KDE 4 beta release gives users a sneak preview of the many innovations the next K Desktop generation will introduce.more »
The Debian project secretariat can call Debian developers to vote via Article 5.2 of the Debian Constitution. The aim is to shorten the Project Leader election and to become more communicative.more »
The 100 dollar laptop, which was designed for use in structurally underdeveloped areas, is available to the general public for a limited period, bundled with a sponsored machine for a child in need.more »
At its own Intel Developer Forum (IDF) the semiconductor manufacturer introduced its power saving initiative. Under the Less Watts umbrella a number of Open Source projects have joined forces to help reduce the power consumption of Linux systems.more »
Montavista and Broadcom have both joined the Limo (Linux Mobile) Foundation. The industrial group promotes the use of Linux on mobile phones.more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.