Cox Quits as TTY Maintainer

Jul 30, 2009

A dispute between Alan Cox and Linus Torvalds on the Linux kernel mailing list has led to Cox standing down as TTY subsystem maintainer.

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SLAMPP 2.0: Live System with PHP, Python and Rails

Jul 29, 2009

The Live distro SLAMPP is now available in version 2.0. It is a system of Linux containing, among other things, Apache, MySQL, PHP and Perl, hence the moniker SLAMPP.

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DoS Attack Exploit in BIND 9

Jul 29, 2009

A specially crafted dynamic update message to a DNS zone for which the server is a master can raise havoc in BIND 9. An active remote exploit is already "in wide circulation."

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Debian Announces 2 Year Release Cycle

Jul 29, 2009

At this weeks Debconf in Spain the Debian Project announced a development freeze in December of every odd year with future releases scheduled for the first half of each even year.

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Tin Hat: Linux with Paranoia

Jul 28, 2009

Tin Hat, a Linux distribution based on hardened Gentoo, has been released in version 20090727.

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Novell Starts SUSE Studio Appliance Program

Jul 28, 2009

Novell has announced its image building SUSE Studio to be ready for production and the Linux distributor has simultaneously started a partner-program aimed at software manufacturers who want to use SUSE Linux Enterprise as a base for software appliances.

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Linux4Afrika Integrates Sugar Desktop and WLAN

Jul 27, 2009

The Linux4Afrika development help project that is active in a number of east African countries has released the next verson of its software distribution. The donated used hardware will be expanded by new functionality.

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Scientific Linux 4.8 with SquashFS and UnionFS

Jul 23, 2009

The Scientific Linux enterprise platform is available in version 4.8. Next to those from the upstream, downloads can be single packages.

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