Californian Ben Kevan, server administrator for Linux and VMware, ponders the future of YaST in his blog.more »
At the 6th Annual OpenOffice.org Convention in Peking November 5-7, the project could celebrate a new milestone in their 3.0 release: downloads of their office package have reached 10 million.more »
Sun Microsystems and IBM have kicked off an open source community project dealing with conversion of documents into OpenDocument Format (ODF).more »
The Enterprise Security API (ESAPI), a set of documentation focusing on application software security, has released a new version 1.4. Javadocs were updated and old interfaces were replaced.more »
The Gnome Foundation welcomes Google and Motorola as sponsors and new members of its advisory board.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersNov 05, 2008
A new status report on suspend and hibernate discusses the workings of, issues with, and future plans for power-saving modes in Linux.more »
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has released version 1.3 of its GNU Free Documentation License improving compatibility with certain Creative Commons licenses.more »
Just one week since Google opened Android Market for external applications, and already the medialets blog has announced 167 downloaded apps.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.