Novell Automates Solution to Looming 2007 Daylight Savings Time Change

Novell announced that its Novell(R) ZENworks(R) Patch Management solution helps customers prepare their business systems for the imminent 2007 Daylight Savings Time (DST) change in the United…

X.Org community releases X11R7.2

The X.Org community is proud to announce the release of X11R7.2, the third modular release of the X Window System.

X11R7.2 supports Linux, BSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows and GNU Hurd…

Google Summer of Code 2007

Google Summer of Code 2007 is on! We will begin accepting applications in March, so until then take a look at the FAQs and the advice for would-be students and mentors on the program wiki.

GNOME 2.18.0 Beta 2 (2.17.92) Released

The is the second beta release on the road towards GNOME 2.18.0, which will be released in March 2007. So, If you're feeling alone, give some love to GNOME today by breaking it, fixing it,…

Zero-config object persistence with Simple Persistence for Java

Simple Persistence for Java is an open source object-relational persistence library that uses a custom query language and built-in database support to simplify object persistence in Java…

Ubuntu Herd 4 Released

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn Herd 4, which will in time become Ubuntu 7.04 was just released. The stable release is scheduled for April 19th 2007.

Pre-releases of Feisty are *not* encouraged for…

OpenVZ Open Source Software Virtualization Project Delivers New Features

The open source project, OpenVZ (www.openvz.org) announces the availability of features in its operating system server virtualization software that include.

- Delivery of checkpointing and…

The Road to KDE 4: Okular and Ligature Document Viewers

"Focusing again on applications this week, specifically I'll look at two of the promising document viewers for KDE 4, Okular and Ligature. They are two of the rising stars of KDE 4, but they both…

Red Hat endorses KVM virtualization

KVM, a new virtualization technology that lets Linux computers run multiple operating systems simultaneously, has won a significant endorsement from Red Hat.

Red Hat, the dominant Linux…

Has open-source lost its halo?

Is open-source still a grassroots social movement made up of idealistic underdogs trying to revolutionize an amoral industry? Or has it become a cloak used by IT vendors large and small to…