The new Mandriva 2010.0 has been ready for download since yesterday. After a month's delay, the French distributor has released the current version, code-named Adelie, for free. Some important changes were made.more »
Kubuntu isn't as good as it could be. That was the conclusion developers came to after version 9.10 was released. Project Timelord should now address that concern.more »
The KDE project has released an update of its free desktop environment. KDE 4.3.3, code-named Clockwork, brings translation improvements and fixes a few bugs.more »
The current discussion in the Ubuntu forums is about a possible security hole in GNOME, specifically about GNOME registered users having their passwords appear as cleartext on the keyring. Not a bug, say its defenders, but the security concept behind the GNOME keyring.more »
A Qt developer has brought a piece of KDE to Maemo. After plasmoids, this week brings the Plasma desktop. Also a KDE Maemo mailing list.more »
The OpenOffice project has celebrated the 100,000,000 download of its free office suite since the release of version 3.0.more »
Google Maps Where in the World Are Carmen and San Diego?Oct 26, 2009
Google Maps can pinpoint any location on the globe and more. Here’s how to embed the service into any web application.more »
Mozilla has made itself into the draft horse for a new font format for the Web that some of its developers and independent font designers are currently hatching. Firefox 3.6 should be the first to support the new Web Open Font Format (WOFF).more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics