With version 3.3.0, the free spam filter SpamAssassin has its first big release since May, 2007.more »
The open source backup software Bacula has surpassed the 1 million mark in Sourceforge's download statistics.more »
Formerly kernel and file system developer at the Linux Foundation, Theodore Ts'o has been working at Google since January. His first project: The migration of the file system ext4.more »
Adobe has put its attention to solving the vulnerability problems in its PDF Reader and Acrobat software.more »
The recent mail from Novell titled "Upcoming maintenance requirement to access patches and service packs for select Novell products" only adds confusion for Linux customers. As it turns out, nothing much has changed.more »
On stimulus from the German Federal Agency for Information Security (BSI), Felix "FX" Lindner of the Phenoelit hacker group investigated the security of Flash object code. The result is a free protection program with the name Blitzableiter ("lightning rod").more »
The Apache Project has warned of a bug in versions 3.2.0 to 3.2.5 of SpamAssassin that triggers an excessive number of spam alerts by mails from 2010. Debian Lenny is also infected.more »
The whistleblower project, protected by a cascade of tor servers, over the last months has made public a series of explosive documents. Now it wants to take a step further and plans a technical data model state in the north Atlantic.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.