Community Notes Community NotesNov 30, 2006
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersNov 30, 2006
Ajax lets web developers concentrate on the important things and leave the browser abstraction to the libraries. Also in this issue, Cdrecord forked, Debconf in kilts, bugs squashed at Debian, and the latest news on Debian Etch.more »
aKademy 2006 The aKademy 2006 KDE developer conference in DublinNov 30, 2006
Some 200 members of the KDE project met at Trinity College in Dublin at the end of September for the week-long aKademy conference.more »
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersOct 31, 2006
The Esperantilo editor helps users write in the world language, and Kleansweep searches for dormant files. If you are an expert on compression algorithms, you can win 50.000 Euros. Also, the lowdown on the Cdrecord feud, and confirmation of the Etch release.more »
Community Notes Community NotesSep 30, 2006
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersSep 30, 2006
Controlling two desktops with a single set of input devices: X2X and Synergy let the mouse cursor cross seamlessly between the desktops on two machines. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales looks to revolutionize politics with his Wikia Campaigns project. French Debian developers join forces to found Debian France, and introducing the new graphical installer for Sarge.more »
Community Notes Community NotesAug 31, 2006
Free Software Projects An up-to-date look at free software and its makersAug 31, 2006
OpenWRT puts Linux on WLAN routers and helps users set up large-scale WLANs at home, and the FreeWRT derivative adds a professional touch. If you don’t have your own compile farm, the OpenSUSE build service may be just what you need. And we investigate the obstacles to new packages for Debian.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.