Linus Torvalds, Ted Ts'o, Alan Cox, Ingo Molnar, Andrew Morton and other Linux kernel developers are embroiled in a contentious discussion over the sense -- or nonsense -- of journaling and delayed allocation before a commit in the ext3 and ext4 filesystems. Heavy words are flying.more »
Wicd Network Manager Easy network access with WicdMar 29, 2009
Mobile users change networks in rapid succession. Wicd quickly and conveniently manages the corresponding profiles.more »
Nagios Traffic Light Adding a homebuilt warning light to your data centerMar 29, 2009
A clever combination of Nagios and a doityourself traffic lights lets you know how your network is feeling.more »
A botnet named psyb0t has been nesting for a few months in consumer devices that run on Linux with MIPS CPUs, notably routers. Infested devices connect through a botnet over a private Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server to await commands.more »
Novell announced today that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is officially out in version 11. The SLES extensions for Mono and the desktop version SLED 11 should also concurrently hit the market. A high-availability extension is to follow.more »
Rumors of a Red Hat takeover have been circulating since time immemorial. Maybe this time there's some truth to it.more »
Kernel 2.6.29 has arrived and brings with it a string of new features. We're presenting some of them and describe what to make of them.more »
As of this summer, Sun Microsystems will provide storage and computing resources for cloud computing. They intend to open up the APIs with a public review process.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.