"Jobs and Events are the primary Upstart concepts," writes James Hunt Ubuntu Upstart maintainer at Canonical. "The version of Upstart provided with Ubuntu Natty provides a new “initctl” command “show-config” which when coupled with a new tool “initctl2dot” allows these interactions to be understood visually."more »
The award for best eHealth solution using Free Software is awarded to Haakon Eriksen and David Sugar who received 100,000 Norwegian kroner (17,500 USD) on behalf of the GNU Free Call project from Driv Inkubator and the Norwegian Competence Center for Open Source during the GoOpen Conference this week.more »
Mozilla announces availability of its Firefox 4 (release candidate) for Android and Maemo.more »
“Stronger definition of network behavior in software is a growing trend, and open interfaces are going to lead to faster innovation,” said Nick McKeown, ONF Board member and professor at Stanford University.more »
Google has announced the accepted projects list for its 2011 Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Program.more »
The Libre Graphic Meeting will be held at the École Polytechnique Engineering School on May 10-13, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.more »
Cloud.com today announced the release of CloudStack 2.2, the latest version of its open source cloud computing platform.more »
Open Video Chat for One Laptop Per Child Emerges from Red Hat and Rochester Institute of Technology PartnershipMar 14, 2011
“Red Hat congratulates Justin Lewis, Fran Rogers, Taylor Rose and the entire open source community at RIT on their work to harness the power of open source in the classroom and apply it to the world around them to effect positive change,” said Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO, Red Hat.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics