The first Ubuntu Developer Week starts next Monday.more »
The Finnish cellphone manufacturer Nokia is looking to acquire the Norwegian software enterprise Trolltech for around 104 million euros.more »
The annual developers’ conference FOSDEM will take place in Brussels on February 23 and 24, 2008. As a teaser, organizers of the open-source event have now placed interviews with some of the speakers online.more »
Sun Microsystems is to acquire database manufacturer MySQL at a purchasing price of around US$ 1 billion according to Sun.more »
The Linux Foundation is hosting a Linux Developer Symposium in Peking February 19 and 20 2008. The event partner is the China OSS Promotion Union (COPU).more »
Details of the LinuxPark lecture program at Cebit 2008 (March 4 through 9, 2008) are now available. Corporate users can look forward to topics such as Green IT and Software as a Service (SaaS) and home users to talks on Web 2.0 and multimedia applications.more »
The Open Office project is looking for a venue for the OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon) 2008. Local organizational teams can apply before the 31 January deadline.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.