The XBMC team announces the release of a new and improved XBMC 11.0 (Eden) for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and iOS, as well as XBMCbuntu Final, built on the LXDE desktop.more »
Kexi vs. Glom Kexi and Glom – lean database tools comparedMar 29, 2012
Kexi and Glom aim to create databases with little overhead. We compare the power of these two tools.more »
Knoppix v7.0, 32- and 64-bit versions, with ADRIANE v1.4 and cellphone support.more »
Workspace: BilboPlanet Manage RSS feeds with BilboPlanetJun 27, 2011
On the web, a planet is a tool for collecting and displaying blog posts from members of an Internet community. We show how to do this using BilboPlanet.more »
Koha Library System Easy library administration with KohaJun 27, 2011
Information technology plays a key role in modern library environments. We check out Koha, an open source integrated system that can help manage a library’s daily operations.more »
Vinux, Orca, and Gnome Linux accessibilityMay 31, 2011
Accessibility for computer users with disabilities is one of the noblest goals for Linux and open source software. Vinux, Orca, and Gnome lead the way in Linux accessibility.more »
The Linux Mint team announces its cool new version 11, aka "Katya."more »
"In the face of constant change, both in software technology itself and in people's attitudes toward it, long-term software projects need to reinvent themselves in order to stay relevant. I'm encouraged to see the GNOME community taking up this challenge, responding to the evolving needs of users and questioning the status quo," says Matt Zimmerman, Canonical CTO.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.