Richard Stallman's strong position against proprietary applications is butting heads with some members of the GNOME Foundation. A call to split with Stallman's GNU Project is being considered.more »
A screensaver from Gnome-Look.org at closer look revealed itself to be malware.more »
The openSUSE team is breaking with a long tradition of providing updates as backport patches instead of version updates. KDE 4.3.4 will soon be brought in as a version update.more »
Following the release of KOffice 2.1, developers of the free office suite met last weekend in Norway's Oslo. Among them were the five strong team from Krita.more »
The KDE Software Compilation 4.3.4 release freezes the features for the upcoming 4.4, hence the code-name.more »
gPhoto Remotely controlling digital cameras with gPhotoNov 30, 2009
Commercial software that lets users remotely control their camera usually is not available for Linux. gPhoto gives users a free alternative.more »
Moblin Moblin: Radically Different Netbook DistroNov 30, 2009
This alternative desktop is designed specifically for computers harboring Intel's Atom processor.more »
In his blog, Canonical coworker Jorge O. Castro announces his so-called "b-sides" of Ubuntu, software that didn't make it into Ubuntu's standard installation.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.