According to an announcement by the European OSOR information service, a group of Czech companies and individuals has offered a roughly 3,200 euro award to develop platform-independent access to the mandatory "Data boxes" email service used by government agencies.more »
The KDE project has released a first alpha version of Plasmate. The small development environment is meant for writing Plasmoid applets for the KDE4 desktop.more »
Command line downloader Curl and its Libcurl library are available in version 7.20.0 with expanded protocol support.more »
Ubuntu's Community Manager, Jono Bacon, has announced the Opportunistic Developer Week, to take place from March 1 to 6, 2010. The distance learning course will deal with the speedy creation of applications on the Linux desktop.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- OSADL OSADL -- Open Source Automation Development LabFeb 09, 2010
The Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) is among the 15 projects presenting their work in Hanover, Germany, enabling the Linux kernel for real-time Ethernet.more »
Computer science veteran Andrew Tanenbaum presented the third version of his Minix operating system at the FOSDEM 2010 conference on February 6-7 in Brussels, Belgium.more »
Mollify is a PHP application for managing and downloading files from a web server. The new version 1.5 comes with numerous changes.more »
The embeddable database Berkeley DB is available in version 4.8.26 with new APIs.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