Just over four months ago, Sun's chief open source strategist, Ian Murdock, revealed the first details of plans for an open source variant of Sun's Solaris operating system. Now the first developer version has been released.more »
The driver project launched by kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman doesn't have enough hardware to work on. Although the Linux Driver project has enough developers, they aren't all working at full capacity, says Kroah-Hartman in his blog.more »
Version 0.37 of Monotone, an Open Source distributed version control system, has just been released. The new version updates required libraries and adds new features.more »
Back at the Kernel Summit in September Andi Kleen announced that he would no longer be maintaining the i386 and x86_64 branches if they were merged in the new x86 branch. A new patch shows that Kleen has kept his promise.more »
Version 2.0.2 of the GnuTLS security library does without the TLS authorization extension due to threats of patent claims.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 »
High availability and scalability are Oracle’s objectives with the new database driver for PHP. The pre-release version is available for testing now.more »
Manufacturers of embedded systems are choosing Linux more often than any other operating system; and the trend looks likely to continue, according to a forecast by market researchers Venture Development Corporation (VDC).more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.