The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-L) in Dallas TX is setting the switches for the upcoming Ubuntu LTS version, Lucid Lynx. One loser is Gimp: the image manipulator should disappear from the CD.more »
Korean electronics giant Samsung is helping the Linux-David Enlightenment with development ressources. It's possible that the lightweight and robust window manager might be the basis for Samsung's upcoming Bada mobile phone platform.more »
The European Union has virtually placed "Building Grids for Europe" on its banner. The XtreemOS project promoted by the EU has assembled version 2.0 of its grid operating system and made it available to the general public.more »
Google has pushed the source code for its new Android 2.0, code-named Eclair, into its open source repository. A few parts are missing, though.more »
The Fedora project promoted by Red Hat has released its version 12 of the Linux distro.more »
According to a current Gartner study, Windows Mobile has lost 28% of the mobile market share over the last year. Winners at first are Apple and Blackberry, but open source systems are gaining over the long run.more »
Nokia has begun its delivery of the Linux-based N900 mobile phone. The devices with the Maemo 5 operating system will compete with the iPhone and Android.more »
The French-U.S. firm Arkeia Software is taking over Kadena Systems, the California backup provider specializing in eliminating redundancies.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.