Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: YourlsJan 26, 2010
Without TinyURL.com and similar URL shortening services, many Twitter postings would only have enough space left for “Look at this.” But if you run a web server yourself, you might prefer to grow your own shortener.more »
The Fedora project has put together a special interest group (SIG) dedicated to implementing Linux distros in cloud computing.more »
The Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser is now available and provides performance improvements and numerous technical enhancements.more »
Skype has released a beta version of its chat and VoIP program for Linux under the code-name Talking Screens. Despite the minor version number change, the software has many new features.more »
The OpenOffice project and the Mozilla Foundation have each put out a subsequent RC for the upcoming OpenOffice 3.2 and Firefox 3.6 versions.more »
Following over a year's worth of work the GNOME Activity Journal now appears in its first developer version, 0.3.2. The Zeitgeist framework it uses assumes the same version number.more »
HOP, an open source framework for GUI-intensive Web applications, is now available in version 2.0.0.more »
W3Perl, a free logfile analyzer for Web, FTP, Squid, and email servers, is available in a new, stable release.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm