Seven months after the first alpha version, Novell and the community have made it on schedule: the new, free Suse distribution includes a KDE 4 preview, one-click installation, the new Libzypp package manager, and an accelerated boot process.more »
The Canary Isles now rely almost entirely on Linux in education.more »
Within the scope of the EU "FLOSSMETRICS" project, participant Carlo Daffara investigated how much truth the "Ten Myths about Open Source Software" actually contain.more »
KDE 4 Preview of KDE 4.0Sep 26, 2007
The first KDE 4 beta release gives users a sneak preview of the many innovations the next K Desktop generation will introduce.more »
The Debian project secretariat can call Debian developers to vote via Article 5.2 of the Debian Constitution. The aim is to shorten the Project Leader election and to become more communicative.more »
The 100 dollar laptop, which was designed for use in structurally underdeveloped areas, is available to the general public for a limited period, bundled with a sponsored machine for a child in need.more »
At its own Intel Developer Forum (IDF) the semiconductor manufacturer introduced its power saving initiative. Under the Less Watts umbrella a number of Open Source projects have joined forces to help reduce the power consumption of Linux systems.more »
Montavista and Broadcom have both joined the Limo (Linux Mobile) Foundation. The industrial group promotes the use of Linux on mobile phones.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.