SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 offers major improvements in performance, security, and hardware support.more »
Canonical announces the Ubuntu App Showdown – a contest in which participants create an Ubuntu app from scratch in three weeks.more »
oVirt Open source data center management with Red Hat’s oVirtMay 29, 2012
The days when administrators were forced to manage virtual machines at the console are gone. Competitors of VMware and Citrix now offer equally sophisticated GUIs. One promising alternative is Red Hat’s oVirt – a free Java interface for Libvirt.more »
Perl: Travis CI Headache-free continuous integrationMay 29, 2012
A new service on travis-ci.org picks up GitHub projects, runs new code through test suites, and notifies the owners if the build fails. Its API enables Perl scripts to gather historical build data, including who-broke-the-build tabulations.more »
PowerTOP releases v2.0 of its Linux tool, with improved diagnostics and user interface.more »
The sys admin’s daily grind Calendar-related crontab issuesMay 31, 2011
This month, Charly considers Jacobin rule, Napoleon Bonaparte’s neoconservatism, Jewish and Islamic tradition, and a cronjob that nearly worked.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
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.