U.S. Linux distributor Red Hat has bought the virtual computing solutions vendor Qumranet.more »
Etherboot.org project leader Marty Connor describes the benefits of network booting with open source firmware.more »
Workspace: WikidPad A wickedly useful applicationJul 09, 2008
What is WikidPad? Well, that’s a tough one. The author calls it an “IDE for thoughts,” and although that’s a pretty good description, it just doesn’t really do WikidPad justice. Basically, WikidPad is what you want it to be: a notebook, an address book, a to-do manager, and a desktop wiki.more »
PCManFMFile Manager PCManFM with tabbed browsingJul 07, 2008
Convenient file management beyond Nautilus and Konqueror is very much a real option. The PCManFM program is an attractive option with lean architecture and innovative features.more »
Workspace: wikiCalc Wikified approach to the spreadsheetJul 01, 2008
wikiCalc is a unique tool that offers a combination of spreadsheet functionality and wiki features. This may sound like a strange pairing, but wikiCalc provides a refreshingly new approach to the spreadsheet concept.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: WebCalendarJun 19, 2008
If you are like me and have a selective memory, your laptop, mobile phone, and WebCalendar can help you keep track of your schedule. Like most other effective remedies, this solution has a couple of strange side effects.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.