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 »
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.