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 »
Long-standing Debian developer and former Project Leader Anthony Towns has said that he is withdrawing from current projects. The reasons seem to be a disagreement on distribution of tasks within the free Linux distribution.more »
CeBIT 2008 Hanging out in Hannover, GermanyMay 01, 2008
At CeBIT 2008, the world's biggest computer fair, popular topics included Green IT, mini-PCs, and open source.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersMay 01, 2008
Python inventor Guido van Rossum is known to have a good sense of humor and probably had a good laugh when he heard about the Guido van Robot project. If you are learning how to program, or would like to teach others, this software gives you a light-hearted introduction.more »
Three developers have applied for the post of Debian Project Leader (DPL). The current project leader, Sam Hocevar, is not campaigning for re-election.more »
The One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) organization is looking for a successor to founder and visionary Nicholas Negroponte; restructuring is already underway. The Linux Foundation, the organization that promotes the interests of Linux as a whole, and of its inventor Linus Torvalds, has a vacancy for a Community Manager.more »
Literacy Bridge, a non-profit organisation is developing an MP3 player in iPod Shuffle format. The player will cost US$ 5 and the capable of downloading CC-licensed audio files from Linux platforms.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.