The computer manufacturer Dell has announced a further recall of potentially dangerous notebook batteries. The recall of the Sony built batteries began in 2006.more »
Developers of the Gnu Image Manipulation Program Gimp have released the second bug fix for the Gimp 2.6.more »
Intrepid Ibex, the codename for Ubuntu 8.10, has today finally reached the pinnacle, without hesitation. Although the new version of the popular Linux distribution hasn't won any new altitude records, it still brings along a number of interesting features to make life easier for users and
administrators. High among these features are some rejuvenated programs.
Norwegian provider Opera Software is releasing almost weekly security updates for its Opera browser. Version 9.62 is to address what the company deems two of its most critical security problems.more »
Linux developers Canonical has released important security updates for the Ubuntu kernel, strongly recommending upgrades for releases 6.06 LTS, 7.10 and 8.04 LTS and corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu.more »
A new article by Roel Schouwenberg, Senior Antivirus Researcher at the Kaspersky Lab, has drawn attention to the increased use of malware in cyber attacks on financial institutions.more »
Along with its ongoing work on Lenny, the Debian project is still attending to its version 4.0 called Etch. Its now fifth update includes bug fixes and security patches.more »
Sun Microsystems has dropped three new Linux servers on the market: a storage module with 1.2 TBytes, a blade module with two AMD Opteron Quadcores and a blade server with two Intel Xeon Quadcores. A photo gallery shows them in detail.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.