The new window buttons in the next Ubuntu release are creating a lot of hot heads and much misunderstanding. The issue has gone way beyond just the button arrangement.more »
The Debian project was given a new server from Thomas Krenn AG, Intel and Adaptec for its image building. With the Dual-Xeon computer the build process was reduced from 20 to two hours.more »
Good-bye, Oracle: XML coauthor Timothy William Bray did well to control his anger toward the new Sun owners and accepted a job at Google -- raving about Android.more »
The French Linux distributor Mandriva, has updated its Enterprise Server 5 that first appeared mid 2009.more »
Browser provider Mozilla is reworking its MPL open source license. The process should be open and public and lead to modernizing and simplifying the document.more »
Among the prominent new appointees to the open source foundation from Redmond are Jim Jagielski of VMware and Apache fame. Promoted from within Microsoft are two other board members.more »
The Norwegian company has released the slimline browser Opera version Mini 5 for Android systems.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.