Charly’s Column: Linux Fair The sys admin’s daily grind: OpenRhineRuhrJan 03, 2012
According to Goethe, the best way to gain an education is to travel. Sys admin Charly went to Oberhausen, Germany, for the OpenRhineRuhr fair last week.more »
The Linux New Media Awards are back! Organized by the publisher of Linux Magazine and Linux Pro Magazine, these awards recognize projects, organisations, people, and companies for their outstanding contributions to the Linux/FLOSS community.more »
Please note, the deadline for submissions for the Open Source Forum has been extended to January 8, 2012.more »
Laptop … toothbrush … an extra sweater. A single spiral notebook, in which I am now writing. Three shirts … four pairs of socks … . Did I remember my cell phone charger?more »
One of the nice things about Free Software is that it can take you to some very nice places. Recently, it took me to Prague, Czech Republic, where I attended several Linux Foundation events (the Kernel Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, and LinuxCon Europe).more »
The Open Source Forum returns to CeBIT 2012! CeBIT, the world's largest IT trade show will be held from March 6 to 10, 2012 in Hannover, Germany. As in previous years, the Forum will take place in Hall 2.more »
CeBIT welcomes open source projects to Hannover, Germany! The show organization and Linux Magazine are calling for open source projects to apply for free exhibit space at CeBIT Open Source 2012. Open source projects are provided with the opportunity to present their work to the CeBIT audience, just like commercial exhibitors.more »
At the recent LinuxCon North America  in Vancouver, Canada, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the start of the Linux Kernel project. Many of the best developers in the community were there, and we had “gala” events celebrating the past 20 years. Although the Linux kernel tends to dominate aspects of computing such as high-performance computing, embedded systems design, and servers, several people acknowledged that we still have not enjoyed “the year of the Linux desktop.”more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.