The version numbers couldn't have matched more perfectly: the AMD Catalyst Linux graphics driver 9.10 supports not only the newest ATI Radeon 5800 series but Ubuntu 9.10.more »
AMD has released an ATI Stream Software Development Kit, a developer tool that enables applications to be written in the Open Computing Language (OpenCL).more »
Most Linux users think of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) as digital rights management (DRM), i.e. software freedom prevention. However, TPM used in some Intel computer modules may have some useful functions.more »
A new firm from the ranks of revered OpenMoko enterprises is experimenting with running GTK+ apps on top of DirectFB for their NanoNote device running on OpenWRT announced for their fall 2009 release.more »
The free UNIX derivative OpenBSD is now available in version 4.6. Among other enhancements, developers extended the list of supported hardware.more »
With a revenue of $9.4 billion and net income of $1.9 billion in the third quarter of 2009, Intel's results fell below those from a year ago, but rose from the $8 billion in revenues from Q2.more »
NVIDIA is temporarily suspending its chipset and CPU business until it settles matters with rival Intel. Its GeForce 9400M and ION brands will not be effected.more »
With his GPL-Violations.org initiative, Harald Welte has often interceded on the behalf of GPL licensing. His current bone of contention is NetGear's WNR3500L "open source" router.more »
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.