MeeGo 1.1 rolls out; 1.2 expected in April 2011more »
$15,000 from Mozilla Foundation and the F123.org-Mais Diferençasmore »
Write Access mozStorageOct 26, 2010
The PublicSQL article in the October 2010 issue was interesting, and I’m sure readers would be interested to know that you can use the mozStorage API to write data to a local SQLite database.more »
Free Software Projects Who says statistics have to be a nightmare? Also in this issue: After the Deadline takes care of language issues.Oct 26, 2010
Even hardened nerds are often over-challenged by the less than intuitive field of statistics. Besides the theory, you need to know how to use the software that converts all the theory into a practical application.more »
Doghouse: Hack and Beer in Rio maddog goes to Rio for “Hack and Beer” and learns to appreciate the journey.Oct 26, 2010
The little boy behind me was really excited about his first airplane trip. When the plane started to take off, he gave a very loud countdown to “blast off!” It was refreshing to hear that much enthusiasm, particularly because air travel has become a “magic elevator” for me. The doors close in one location and open in another, but I have little excitement in the journey, only the destination.more »
Community Notebook Mentorship projects gear up for matchmakingOct 25, 2010
In our September issue, I wrote about mentors – specifically, how someone could find one.more »
Welcome Letter from the EditorOct 25, 2010
My town has one cable company. One or two other options exist for high-speed Internet service – some (but not all) locations support DSL through the phone provider.more »
Linux usage and adoption poised for further growth.more »
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.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.