Developer Og Maciel is working on a virtual appliance for Django developers. It should include everything you need to work with the Python framework for the Web.more »
The new Ubuntu theme got a lot of community acclaim. However, a few commentators complained about a particular feature: the position of the buttons in the taskbar.more »
The NagAconda Python tool helps when writing plugins for the Nagios monitoring tool and is available in its first open release.more »
BPython is an interactive Python command line interface with its own comfort functions. The program is now available in version 0.9.6.more »
Amazon's Kindle is well and good. But what if you want to read a DRM-protected ebook on other devices? Simple: set up a hacking contest.more »
Security Lessons Overflows, underflows, and other security flawsDec 21, 2009
Our security guy looks at software tools that you can use to audit and secure your software.more »
Python paterfamilias Guido van Rossum has proposed a multi-year moratorium on the scripting language: no more grammar or semantic changes.more »
An SSH connection to a not directly linked system frequently makes at least one hop through the DMZ. The Belier tool simplifies this process. The program is now available in Debian's sid repository.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.