By 2011, the French Department Oise will supply 55.000 laptops free of charge to fourth, fifth and sixth grade pupils, with teachers and libraries also benefiting.more »
An email appeal by Joey Schulze is calling for hardware donations to support two new Debian projects: snapshot and data archive.more »
In the classic business of high end infrastructure, Sun has been experiencing diminishing sales. The company recently presented its sales figures at the Munich preview to the CeBIT trade show, which opens in March, along with a hint of what they will focus on at the show.more »
SUSE Linux Enterprise Thin Client is now pre-installed on the newest Dell thin clients.more »
Asus is taking pre-orders for a new netbook that runs on the combined Atom N280/GN40 chipset.more »
For real overclocking you need liquid nitrogen and helium. All you need to do in winter is open your window.more »
With Moblin2 Intel is taking another shot at developing a distro that runs on mobile Internet devices and netbooks. The first alpha of the small distro boots up fast.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 »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.