At the LibrePlanet conference, held in Cambridge MA. on Saturday, the Free Software Foundation presented its annual free software awards. Winners were the software activist John Gilmore and the internet archive, Archive.org.more »
Mark Shuttleworth has expressed in his blog why he considers his motto "Less is More" to be important. He has applied it to certain design decisions for Ubuntu 10.04.more »
Paul W. Frields would like to withdraw from the daily activities at Fedora and take on another responsibility at Red Hat, also considering that Fedora 13 is close to feature complete.more »
The lead developer of Mozilla's mobile group has announced in his blog that development of Fennec on Windows Mobile has been put indefinitely on hold.more »
Ken Smith from the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has announced the released version 7.3 for download. The new FreeBSD comes with updated ZFS and a re-worked bootloader.more »
Users commonly on the Internet often maintain many online contacts. Mozilla now wants to help manage these contacts with a special Firefox addon.more »
Parted Magic, a Live Linux with programs for partitioning and data rescue, is available in version 4.9. Apart from bug fixes, it includes a few new features.more »
Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian informed all Novell customers per email on March 20 that the buyout proposal from Elliott Associates was rejected in that it undervalued the company.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.