Mark Shuttleworth, the main sponsor of Ubuntu, may continue to fund the Linux distribution for a few more years.more »
Linus Torvalds presents the first test candidate of Linux Kernel 2.6.28 on his mailing list.more »
Dutch Linux consultant Armijn Hemel clarifies in his recently issued GPL Compliance Engineering Guide how to check for GPL breaches of electronic devices.more »
Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux developer at Novell, suggests a new naming scheme for the Kernel releases on the Kernel mailing list. The four-digit year would be included in the name.more »
Mozilla Labs has announced a new workgroup dedicated to the open Web. Ajax experts Dion Almaer and Ben Galbraith, cofounders of Ajaxian, are the driving forces.more »
In the second keynote of the Linux-Kongress in Hamburg, Germany, cofounder of LWN.net and kernel developer Jonathan Corbet presented details on yesterday's released Kernel 2.6.27, but also described some of the work Linus Torvalds and his group of hackers have been up to.more »
As a director of the Linux Foundation and a Linux SCSI developer, James Bottomley opened the Linux-Kongress in Hamburg, Germany this week with a keynote investigating the commonalities and differences among the various Open Source operating systems. He describes Linux as the liveliest variant among them.more »
A few days ago Finnish kernel developer and Linux founder Linus Torvalds started his own blog on Blogger.com.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.