Version 1.0 of Mercurial, a distributed version control system, has just been released.more »
After 32 years as the maintainer of the Emacs editor, Richard M. Stallman, has assigned the task to two younger developers.more »
AMD has released its AMD Performance Library (APL) under the Apache License 2.0 as the Open Source Framewave project.more »
The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) developers have now released version 4.2.3, which fixes a number of bugs.more »
The annual developers’ conference FOSDEM will take place in Brussels on February 23 and 24, 2008. As a teaser, organizers of the open-source event have now placed interviews with some of the speakers online.more »
As part of the KDE 4.0 release event, Trolltech CEO, Haavard Nord, announced that the Qt library would be released under GPLv3. Qt is an important framework for the KDE Linux desktop system.more »
Microsoft developer Douglas Purdy reports of plans to create a clone of the Emacs editor for .Net.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.