Mozilla is considering changing the version number of the expected Firefox 3.1 to Firefox 3.5. This, according to developers, will emphasize the sheer volume of work and vast changes already undertaken in version 3.1.more »
Media Centers Exploring alternatives to MythTVFeb 28, 2009
Beyond MythTV and VDR are media centers that take a new approach – or at least make the beaten track look a little different.more »
Project Cherokee has released version 0.99 of its free webserver.more »
Until now, watching YouTube videos offline has been an awkward business, possible only with Firefox plugins or similar contraptions. Now, with the help of Creative Commons licenses, this could soon change.more »
Rob Savoye has been engaged in numerous projects, but in his work on Gnash, a free implementation of the Adobe Flash Player, he found a hard nut to crack: how to decipher the protocol details of the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) it uses. He has now presented his solution at the FOSDEM '09 conference in Belgium.more »
ATI has released the complete 3D register reference guide for Radeon 6XX/7XX chips, greatly simplifying the work of the open source Radeon HD driver projectmore »
Asus introduced a PC-in-keyboard model at the CeBIT 2009 show in Munich. The device, with its five-inch side-mounted touchscreen, targets home theater users.more »
The NVIDIA proprietary drivers for Linux are now out of beta phase and into a stable version. The new generation includes a number of new features.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.