Yellow Dog Linux v.5.0 to be released for Mac in late February

YDL v5.0 has been available for the PlayStation3 since November, but here is the PowerPC Mac delivery schedule: Install & Source ISOs available to download via YDL.net Enhanced accounts at…

Plans for the Next Linux Kernel Revealed

Linux kernel maintainer Andrew Morton last week revealed some of his plans for the next kernel version, a few days after the final release of Linux 2.6.20.

Developers are currently revving…

GPL 3 release could slip past March

The Free Software Foundation is no longer committing to the planned March deadline for a new version of the General Public License, but a third draft of the seminal open-source license is due soon…

Upcoming Ubuntu Events - May and July 2007

Ubuntu Education Summit

- 3-4 May 2007
- Sevilla, Spain
- The Ubuntu Education Summit will discuss issues which impact users
or stakeholders of Ubuntu products…

SCaLE 5x coverage, day one and two

I have to tell you this is one big event, with over 70 booths and thousands of attendees this is by far the biggest SCaLE event ever. I will be posting pictures I have taken in the next few days.…

IBM software to reduce cost of using Linux, Mac systems?

IBM said on Sunday that it will offer an open desktop software system for businesses that puts the cost of managing computers running Linux or Apple's Mac OS on a more equal footing with Microsoft…

ACCESS Releases ACCESS Linux Platform PDK and SDK to Licensees and Developers

ACCESS CO., LTD., today announced that the Product Development Kit (PDK) for ACCESS Linux Platform v1.0 is now available to licensees. The Company has also begun distributing a pre-release…

Microsoft and Novell Announce Technical Collaboration for Customers

Microsoft Corp. and Novell today unveiled more details about their joint technical roadmap and the benefits customers can expect from the collaboration. Microsoft and Novell are engaged in joint…

Sun looks to GPL v3 for Java, Solaris

When it comes to open sourcing Solaris and Java, patents and politics are leading Sun toward a change of heart.

The question is which open source licence should govern the building of…

Microsoft Getting Paid for Patents in Linux?

An Interview with Jeremy Allison where the interviewer asks 'One of the persistent rumors that's going around is that certain large IT customers have already been paying Microsoft for patent…