Thunderbird is nearing its premiere. Not too much is new, but there are many changes. The first beta of the free mail client provides a faster search and better IMAP integration. Creating email accounts and managing addresses and the calendar should be more intuitive.more »
Google Chart Eye-catching graphics with the Google Charts APINov 30, 2008
The Google Chart API lets you draw custom graphs, charts, maps, and barcodes through a simple web interface.more »
Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.more »
Custom NimbleX Building a custom Linux with the NimbleX Live CD GeneratorNov 12, 2008
If you want customization without all the fuss, then try building your own custom ISO image with the web-based Custom NimbleX Live CD Generator.more »
Smart Access Intro Techniques for managing user identities in LinuxOct 31, 2008
Maybe password security isn't perfect, but most networks depend on it. This month we examine some tools for smarter, more versatile authentication.more »
Google Web Toolkit Getting started with Google Web ToolkitOct 31, 2008
The Dillo project yesterday released version 2.0 of the lean browser for download. It’s basically a rewrite of the user interface because Dillo has replaced the older GTK with the new FLTK2 toolkit.more »
Firefox will soon integrate Geode (via the W3C geolocation API specification) into its browser, thereby exposing the user's current location. Meanwhile Linux users will have to forgo this service in that it involves proprietary software.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.