Matthias Ettrich Awarded German Medal of Merit

Nov 09, 2009

KDE founder Matthias Ettrich was awarded the highest accolade available in the German Republic for services to the common good on Friday.

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What's New in the Newest Linux in a Nutshell? Interview with Stephen Figgins

Nov 03, 2009

I'm amazed at all the technical people living here in Lawrence, Kansas, so I've decided to do a series of interviews to highlight what our small college town has to offer the international tech community. Recently I sat down with local author Stephen Figgins at a coffee shop to talk about what's new in the latest release of the popular Linux in a Nutshell book.

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ApacheCon 2009 Free Live Stream

Nov 02, 2009

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is holding ApacheCon US 2009 from November 2-6 in Oakland, California. The foundation for a free webserver is also celebrating its 10th birthday. In honor of this 10th birthday, the celebration includes three days of the conference program available as a FREE Live stream.

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Linux-Kongress 2009 Tuning Gathering

Oct 30, 2009

The Linux-Kongress is traditionally where kernel developers exchange honors and advice about new features and enhancements. This year a number of speakers presented performance improvement data and discussed what aspects of Linux can be drawn out even more.

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Linus Torvalds: Windows 7 Rocks!

Oct 26, 2009

While Microsoft was assembling a promotional booth to celebrate their Windows 7 launch directly opposite the Japan Linux Symposium in Tokyo, Microsoft's biggest competitor couldn't resist spontaneously recognizing the textbook exercise in irony.

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A Breather for Python?

Oct 22, 2009

Python paterfamilias Guido van Rossum has proposed a multi-year moratorium on the scripting language: no more grammar or semantic changes.

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Qt Dev Days 2009 in Pictures

Oct 15, 2009

To give an impression of the Qt Developer Days 2009 in Munich, Germany, we have some pics of the N900, Nyström, Knoll and others.

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Harald Welte Exposes Netgear Open Source Router Sham

Oct 09, 2009

With his GPL-Violations.org initiative, Harald Welte has often interceded on the behalf of GPL licensing. His current bone of contention is NetGear's WNR3500L "open source" router.

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