IBM's Lotus Symphony will be unable to break the dominance of Microsoft's Office package according to market researchers Gartner. Open Office still has too many deficits for enterprise use, they say, and the future belongs to Web-based office and collaboration solutions.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 »
About one week after IBM joined the Open Office project, Big Blue is releasing its own free office package. The office software, dubbed Lotus Symphony is based on Open Office.more »
The latest version of the PDF viewer Adobe Reader for Linux, version 8.1.1, is now available as a download.more »
Codeweavers, the manufacturers of Crossover, the Wine-based runtime environment, have announced version 6.2 of their software for Linux and Mac OS X, and given users a sneak preview of new and improved functions.more »
Red Hat Linux has just released JBoss ESB 4.2, a community variant of its JBoss middleware.more »
Ingres has launched a software appliance that combines Ingres's own Icebreaker database and Jaspersoft's Business Intelligence Software (BI) with Linux.more »
Wine, the free runtime environment for Windows applications on Linux/Unix has released version 0.9.44 with enhancements and innovations.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.