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Bluetooth with GPRS Using your mobile phone as a wireless modemJun 09, 2008
If your mobile phone contract includes GPRS mobile Internet service,
you can use a Bluetooth phone as a wireless modem for your Linux
Chip manufacturer Intel has relaunched its development program for Linux. This time, the focus is on Wimax.more »
Open Source in Mobile Ties, T-shirts, and telephonesOct 31, 2007
OSiM, Open Source in Mobile, is a series of events dedicated to exploring the role of open source in the world of mobile phones. The latest installment was held in September in Madrid, Spain.more »
Norwegian developers Trolltech have sold out their entire inventory of Linux Greenphones. This is the end of Trolltech’s excursion into the world of hardware.more »
Mobile communications provider Vodafone has just released version 1.0 of its Mobile Connect Card Driver for Linux. The driver supports the use of GPRS, UMTS and HSDPA, as well as SMS transmissions.more »
The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) has approved dual licensing of the Atheros chipset driver. In an investigation, SFLC identified and resolved possible issues.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics