The developers of the Samba 4 version have released the second alpha version three months after the initial alpha.more »
KhmerOS of Cambodia finalist in Stockholm Challenge GKP award 2007 for excellent ICT for development projectDec 12, 2007
"We envision a country where Cambodians can learn and use computers in their own language, a country that does not have to change to a new language in order to use computers!" (KhmerOS Software Initiative mission)more »
Linux4Afrika Visiting Linux4Afrika in TanzaniaNov 28, 2007
Linux4Afrika collects used hardware in Germany to equip African schools. Linux Magazine editor Markus Feilner went to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, and other places in Tanzania to hunt down Linux machines.more »
The KDE project has just published the first Version 4 Release Candidate of the free desktop environment.more »
IBM and the researchers at the University of Dundee School of Computing (UK) and the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine are collaborating to develop open source software technology tools to accommodate the needs of older workers to help them adapt to and remain productive in the changing workplace of the 21st century.more »
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution has just launched its "Launchpad Personal Package Archive Service" for developers on the Canonical "Launchpad" platform.more »
Just over four months ago, Sun's chief open source strategist, Ian Murdock, revealed the first details of plans for an open source variant of Sun's Solaris operating system. Now the first developer version has been released.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.