Ubuntu 7.04 Released

The Ubuntu team is proud to announce version 7.04 of the Ubuntu family of distributions.

OLPC XO Theft: Vandalizing Education

Why should we be concerned about the XO and crime? Probably because the extent and pervasiveness of crime in the developing world is something not always understood from outside.

Mozilla Releases Thunderbird 2.0.0

The Mozilla Corporation has released Thunderbird 2.0.0.

Startup commercializes open-source microkernel

The open-source OKL4 microkernel, developed by Australia's Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology (NICTA), is about to receive a strong commercial push. Open Kernel (OK) Labs, a NICTA spinoff, is setting up its U.S. headquarters in Chicago and is rolling out a commercial support package for OKL4.

Leading Software Group Honors Novell Linux and Management Solutions

Novell's Linux and enterprise management services took home top honors for Best Open Source Solution and Best Asset Management Solution at the 2007 CODiE awards, the annual program led by the Software Industry and Information Association (SIIA) to recognize innovation in the software industry.

Why does IBM embrace Open-Source

Much has been made by myself as well as others, about IBM’s open arm embrace of open source software. A great article at preens.com notes the oddity in the following way: IBM, the epitome of conservative business, de-emphasizes its billion-dollar “AIX” operating system in favor of a product developed by a loose coalition of programmers with no financial motive in common, upon whom no corporate directive can be binding, whose leader has no power but the respect of others.

Apache Tomcat JK 1.2.22 Web Server Connector Released

The Apache Tomcat team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 1.2.22 of the Apache Tomcat Connectors.

MontaVista Linux Breaks Real-Time Performance Barrier

Building on its commitment to deliver real-time performance to the embedded Linux community, MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading provider of Linux for intelligent devices and communications infrastructure, today announced that MontaVista Linux has broken all barriers as a real-time operating system (RTOS) alternative.