DebConf7 The Debian Developer Conference 2007Aug 15, 2007
From the 17th to 23rd of June, about 400 Debian developers from all over the world met in Edinburgh, Scotland, to listen to talks, attend workshops, hack some free software, and have a good time.more »
IBM has now released the new version of the Lotus Notes Groupware and Collaboration Suite for Linux servers. Besides numerous enhancements and a new, Java-based architecture, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 now provides a Linux distribution-based platform for the server.more »
In the court case concerning Unix rights, it looks very much as if SCO has just lost the decisive round: in the considered opinion of Utah District Court, Novell is the owner of the code. The court refutes SCO's claims of ownership.more »
Database manufactuer Oracle has released various software projects under the GPL, including ports of Yast and the Btrfs filesystem.more »
The Opensuse project has just released the first beta version of the new 10.3 distribution.more »
Mandriva "Cassini" includes kernel 2.6.22 and new versions of various applications, and it supports a whole bunch of new hardware. Compiz Fusion replaces Beryl.more »
The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) will be installing Suse Linux Enterprise on 30,000 desktops and 1880 servers at schools in the southern Indian state.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