Within the scope of the EU "FLOSSMETRICS" project, participant Carlo Daffara investigated how much truth the "Ten Myths about Open Source Software" actually contain.more »
Software vendor Autodesk is looking to release a geodetic program for the conversion of geographical data into various formats as Open Source.more »
Release Manager Steve Langasek today announced the first beta version of the next generation Ubuntu, Gutsy Gibbon.more »
Security expert Jesper Johansson is planning to remove Windows Media Center from his computer and to install Linux MCE due to frustration with his former employer Microsoft's DRM software.more »
Analyst George Weiss claims that no new applications will be developed exclusively for proprietary Unix after 2009.more »
Linux distributor Red Hat has reported increased turnover and profits in its interim report for the second quarter. The company mainly owes these promising figures to its Linux business.more »
Linux Beer Hike Hiking and hacking on CreteSep 26, 2007
Wireless Sirtaki, synchronized penguin swimming, bottle cap diving in the pool – only a few disciplines that were part of the annual Linux Beer Hike, aka “Linux Bier Wanderung.”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.