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 »
Interview with Sun's Chief Open Source Officer Simon Phipps About MySQL, Java, OpenJDK and moreOct 03, 2008
Simon Phipps is responsible for about 750 Open Source projects at Sun Microsystems. Linux Magazine Online spoke with the British developer about topics such as Java and the newly acquired MySQL.more »
As an original founder of Open Source, Richard Stallman cautions in an interview with the British Guardian newspaper about the repercussions of cloud computing. His main objection: dependency and loss of control.more »
Doghouse: Player Piano Rolls Alas, my love, you do me wrongOct 01, 2008
maddog finds out that copyright prevents preserving paper player piano rolls.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.