Event Report: SCaLE 9x Southern California Linux Expo 2011Mar 28, 2011
Now in its ninth year, the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) continues to gain ground as its popularity grows throughout the open source community.more »
The Jeopardy game is over, and Watson, the supercomputer built and programmed by IBM, won hands down. But, maddog tackles an item in the “Open Source Operating Systems” category.more »
Free Software Projects MuseScore, LilyPond, and ChordiiMar 28, 2011
Linux is a wonderful and underrated audio production platform, with great applications for every audio task. MuseScore and LilyPond bring elegance and sophistication to score writing, and Chordii is a wonderfully simple guitar sheet-music maker.more »
Cache Has open source hit a tipping point?Mar 28, 2011
Open source in the news, at events around the globe, and now delivered in convenient flyer form.more »
Letter from the editor It's in the appsMar 28, 2011
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Free Software Projects Matrex, Font Manager, and Window SwitchMar 01, 2011
Matrex revolutionizes the way databases and spreadsheets cooperate, Font Manager handles fonts, and Window Switch magically sends program windows and complete desktops across the wire.more »
FUDCon 2011 Community report from the Fedora User and Developer conferenceMar 01, 2011
Out of FUDCon comes the faces, features, and future of the Fedora Project.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.