Candidates for Google Summer of Code 2009

Apr 23, 2009

A fairly long list of projects will take part in this year's Google Summer of Code, the fifth since 2005. Students will be working in grand style to improve products from these popular open source projects.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 DVD Inlay

Apr 21, 2009
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) is Novell’s top-end desktop Linux for corporate environments. Inside you’ll fin......
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Easy Peasy 1.1: New Version of the Ubuntu Derivative for Netbooks

Apr 21, 2009

The latest release of Easy Peasy comes with artwork updates and re-worked packages but few spectacular changes.

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Top Secret: Open Source Study 2 in Vienna

Apr 20, 2009

Along with Munich, Vienna is regarded as a forerunner in the field of open source projects in the German-speaking region of Europe. Now it seems, the Capital of Austria is having second thoughts.

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Ubuntu 9.04 Release Candidate

Apr 17, 2009

The road to the final version of Ubuntu 9.04 still has the release candidate as its penultimate goal. Not much has changed in it.

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Ubuntu 7.10 has Reached End of Life

Apr 17, 2009

Those who operate systems with Ubuntu 7.10 should look into possible update options. As of Saturday, the support for the distribution is no more.

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Local Root Exploit in Udev

Apr 16, 2009

The udev subsystem allows the Linux kernel, together with a userland program, to manage device nodes dynamically, adding and removing them at will. It has now been revealed that the communication channel between the kernel and program fails to authenticate, so that users can assume root privileges.

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Debian Updates Lenny

Apr 14, 2009

An update for the new, stabler version of Debian 5.0 has appeared over Easter.

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