Debian project maintainers who just stop maintaining their software packages and fail to respond to mail are a big problem for the free Linux distribution. Now, Debian is introducing new rules to resolve the issue.more »
Mono developer and Novell employee Miquel de Icaza reported on the progress being made by Moonlight at the XML 2007 Conference in Boston. Moonlight is the Linux variant of Microsoft’s Silverlight solution.more »
Software giant Novell has postponed the publication of its figures for the fourth quarter, and for the whole financial year 2007.more »
US kernel developer Theodore Ts'o will be joining the Linux Foundation for the next two years as Chief Platform Strategist.more »
Linux4Afrika Visiting Linux4Afrika in TanzaniaNov 28, 2007
Linux4Afrika collects used hardware in Germany to equip African schools. Linux Magazine editor Markus Feilner went to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, and other places in Tanzania to hunt down Linux machines.more »
Following accusations by a US-based blogger that Asus had contravened the GPL, Asus quickly responded by publishing the missing sources.more »
Cliff Biffle, a US blogger, accuses Asus of infringements against the GPL with the software on ist Eee PC.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.