IBM and Indian company Simmtronics are marketing their 10" netbook at a cost under $200.more »
Andy Ritger, NVIDIA manager responsible for the Linux graphics cards, as announced on the X.org mailing list that the graphics chip company will no longer develop the open source 2D video drivers for its chips. He recommends using the VESA X driver instead.more »
Version 1.0.0 of the free implementation of SSL and TLS protocols, OpenSSL, is now available in a major release.more »
Following the announcement in February, the subsequent weeks were pretty quiet around the MeeGo mobile platform. The reason why: no code.more »
At the LibrePlanet conference, held in Cambridge MA. on Saturday, the Free Software Foundation presented its annual free software awards. Winners were the software activist John Gilmore and the internet archive, Archive.org.more »
The lead developer of Mozilla's mobile group has announced in his blog that development of Fennec on Windows Mobile has been put indefinitely on hold.more »
To fix a security vulnerability in the previous release, Firefox developers have issued an early follow-up version 3.6.2 for immediate implementation.more »
Google's online security teams has come out with a free security scanner for web apps, named Skipfish.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.