Linux Beer Hike 2006 Hacking and hiking at the Linux Bier Wanderung 2006Nov 01, 2006
Geeks don’t bite, but insects and spiders do in the Aukstaitija (Highlands) National Park, site of this year’s Linux Beer Hike (aka, Linux Bier Wanderung).more »
Community Notes Community NotesOct 01, 2006
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersOct 01, 2006
Controlling two desktops with a single set of input devices: X2X and Synergy let the mouse cursor cross seamlessly between the desktops on two machines. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales looks to revolutionize politics with his Wikia Campaigns project. French Debian developers join forces to found Debian France, and introducing the new graphical installer for Sarge.more »
OSCON 2006 News and views from the this year’s OSCONOct 01, 2006
OSCON continues to grow in popularity and influence. Our Perlmeister stopped in for the talks, the tutorials, and the latest news from the battle lines of the digital millennium.more »
UKUUG Linux Conference 2006 Heike pays a visit to the 2006 UKUUG Linux conferenceOct 01, 2006
Blue skies, lots of sun, a great conference venue, and about 200 Linux enthusiasts – that’s the perfect recipe for another successful UKUUG summer meeting at the University of Sussex, Brighton.more »
Community Notes Community NotesSep 01, 2006
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersSep 01, 2006
OpenWRT puts Linux on WLAN routers and helps users set up large-scale WLANs at home, and the FreeWRT derivative adds a professional touch. If you don’t have your own compile farm, the OpenSUSE build service may be just what you need. And we investigate the obstacles to new packages for Debian.more »
Community Notes Community NotesAug 01, 2006
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.