In his keynote at OSCON (O'Reilly Open Source Convention) in Portland (Oregon), Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth talked about his vision of a future Linux.more »
Linux New Media Awards 2006 Linux New Media Awards 2006Jul 15, 2008
Community and commercial cooperation is increasingly important in the Open Source world. At this year’s Linux New Media Awards, we were the first to award a prize for the best combination of fire and water. This year’s awards were presented at the LinuxWorld Expo in Cologne, Germany.more »
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.May 31, 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 »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.