At Mozilla’s request, Ubuntu users are required to read an extensive End-User License Agreement (EULA) before they can use the Firefox browser. The head of the Mozilla Foundation, Mitchell Baker, has responded to the hefty criticism of this plan.more »
At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, (August 29-September 3), Chinese hardware vendor HiVision showcased a Linux laptop that is to cost a mere $98.more »
According to a survey by the Austrian broadcasting station ORF, the majority of the parliament is for supporting the use of open source in the public sector.more »
KDE developers say hello from Belgium and send a video message from Akademy 2008.more »
The technical boards of ISO and IEC have dismissed appeals by four of its members against adopting Microsoft's Office Open XML formats as an ISO/IEC International Standard.more »
Community Notes Community NotesJul 09, 2008
LUGS debate tax time, free BBC content online, hosting Linux swap on LVM, and more.more »
Community Notes Community NotesJul 07, 2008
Jon Masters follows the recent foibles surrounding DRM – Digital Rights Management – and gives a roundup of the latest news from a variety of Linux community groups.more »
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.
The Linux New Media Awards have honored the most significant products, projects, people, and organizations for open source/Linux every year since 2000.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
New LTS version offers many refinements for the Cinnamon and Mate desktops and significant improvement under the hood.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.