Since the first day of LinuxConf Europe there has been much speculation amongst delegates as to whether or not Linus Torvalds would make an appearance. This had largely been driven by the conference programme where, for the “Advanced GIT BOF”, there was no name provided for the speaker. Come Tuesday morning and a select few delegates were claiming to have spotted to the kernel's founder. As afternoon coffee approached many had begun to wonder if Linus wasn't going to arrive until the start of the developer summit following the conference.more »
Today, the Linux Conference in Cambridge focused on energy saving and kernel power management.more »
Sun has publicly released developer hardware for older proprietary hardware on a Wiki site entitled "FOSS Open Hardware Documentation".more »
Collaboration with Novell on virtualization and Web service management, and quality of interaction between Windows and Samba are the next topics that Microsoft's Linux developer, Tom Hanrahan, will be focusing on.more »
A regatta for unmanned robot sailing craft will be starting from Aberystwyth, Wales, in September. "Roboat", a Linux-powered craft by the Austrian Society for Innovative Computer Sciences (InnoC), will be one of the starters in Microtransat 2007.more »
Linux inventor Linus Torvalds says there's no need for Kernel 3.0.more »
“Hai Ti!” Comics SchoolNet Namibia promotes OSS with comicsAug 15, 2007
If you want to promote the use of open source software, you might like this innovative approach out of Africa – comic strips.more »
Two legal experts have recently joined the Linux Foundation team: Karen Copenhaver, a specialist for Open Source licenses and Andy Updegrove, an expert for open standards.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
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.