Over the weekend the Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting (FOSDEM) took place in Brussels. In his keynote, Mozilla's Mark Surman hoped for Open Source's success and Debian key contributor Bdale Garbee supported its social contract. As an aside, Debian Lenny's target release date was reconfirmed.more »
Based on OpenStreetMap and other Open Geodata technology, the Open Route Service now covers the whole of Europe.more »
Nokia issued its first release candidate for Qt 4.5 that includes, among other things, translucent widgets.more »
Gears is an open source application that allows users offline access to Google's documents and spreadsheets. But not entirely problem-free.more »
The new version of the Python content management system (CMS) has split its source code into separate packages, called eggs.more »
Over a year ago Microsoft bought the software company Danger, popular in the U.S. for its Sidekick mobile phone. A new model is coming out, this time running on NetBSD.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge - GOsa² GOsa² -- Central Software and Ressource ManagementFeb 03, 2009
GOsa² is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, offering a central management of software. Although not known to many, they help out in large projects already, for example in the LiMux project in the City of Munich, Germany.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- Mozilla Mozilla Firefox Browser and InternetFeb 03, 2009
Mozilla is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, extremely successful with its open source browser, but it has more to offer.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics