With numerous new drivers and functions and a whole bunch of improvements Linus Torvalds released the new 2.6.23 version of the Linux kernel in the early hours of Wednesday morning.more »
In a post on the Linux Kernel mailing list, Thomas Gleixner claims to have fixed ACPI suspend and resume problems. Linus Torvalds praised him for doing so, but also has his doubts.more »
Version 126.96.36.199 DKMS (Dynamic Kernel Module Support), a framework that facilitates the installation of Linux drivers, has just been released. Besides bugfixes the new release includes a method for creating Debian driver packages.more »
The smallest kernel, put together thanks to a collection of patches by the Linux-tiny project, weighs in at just 197KB. After two years of inactivity, maintainers Michael Opdenacker and other developers are looking to breath new life into the project.more »
Really Fair - Really Simple, Really Fair - Really Unfair: three schedulers are the topic of current discussions on the kernel mailing list.more »
Programmer Marc Perkel gave kernel developers something to think about with his proposal for a new filesystem.more »
The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) has recognized the Linux Kernel project as a private operating foundation and exempted it from income tax.more »
The Linux Foundation now offers a page with information on current and planned kernel development dubbed the "Linux Weather Forecast".more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.