Community Notes Community NotesJul 11, 2008
Jon catches up with Linux users in London and rounds up the activities of some Linux User Groups around the world.more »
Jono Bacon recently announced that the LugRadio Live UK show will be the final show. In his announcement, Jono said, "I am massively proud of what we have managed to achieve. Over 100 shows, 7 full-time presenters and countless guest presenters, 200+ hours of audio, 100+ guests, 2million+ downloads, 1000+ forums members, 40000+ forums posts, 5 live events in two countries, 5000+ emails to the show and an incredible community."more »
Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has invited other kernel developers to sign a petition against closed source kernel modules.more »
Freenet Free communications on the Freenet network.Jun 01, 2008
The Free Network Project provides a safe environment for free speech – even for users who fear censorship.more »
Kernel 2.6 maintainer Andrew Morton's wish has come true now that he has found not just one, but two new embedded maintainers, Paul Gortmaker and David Woodhouse.more »
Three simple photos are causing a stir right now: they show kernel inventor Linus Torvalds talking to the ZFS inventor Jeff Bonwick and thus fire rumors about the filesystem being added to the Linux kernel.more »
Red Hat's David Airlie reports in his blog that a simple hack allowed him to develop an X server without root privileges in the course of just one afternoon.more »
The current Ubuntu version is less than a month old, but Mark Shuttleworth has already published plans for the future version in his blog.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.