Archive for July, 2008

VIA hires OSS sharp shooter

July 25th, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags:

GPL advocate and defender, Harald Welte, hired to build VIA’s role in the open source community.

Does Linux need to be prettier?

July 25th, 2008 | 10 Comments »

Over the years there have been any number of reasons advanced to explain why desktop Linux has (apparently) not caught on, from bad hardware support and lack of skills to bad marketing. But how about looks?

Ubuntu Intrepid alpha 3 goes live

July 25th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Third alpha release of Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex ahead of final release in October.

Sun releases web stack

July 24th, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags: ,

Company releases optimised version of popular web stack for Linux and Solaris.

Ubuntu issues big PHP update

July 24th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags:

Security update fixes more than 10 risks in existing installations on Ubuntu

Mozilla funds SA translation team

July 24th, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags:

Mozilla Corporation backs SA’s Translate.org.za with grant to develop localisation tools.

Linux must better Apple – Shuttleworth

July 23rd, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags:

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth says the Linux desktop must evolve to be more attractive than Apple’s, reports eWeek. During a talk at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon, yesterday, Shuttleworth issued a final challenge to open-source developers before he left the stage: “The great task in front of us over the next two […]

OpenSSH 5.1 released

July 23rd, 2008 | No Comments » Tags:

New release includes experimental fingerprint visualisation.

Tectonic newsletter #188

July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments »

TECTONIC Newsletter The source for open source news www.tectonic.co.za Tuesday, 22 July 2008 SUBSCRIBE Subscribe now to the weekly Tectonic newsletter. Free software news in your inbox, weekly. ———————————————– DEBIAN CELEBRATES 15-YEAR LEGACY http://www.tectonic.co.za/?p=2662 As the base for many of the most popular Linux distributions and the influence for many more, Debian remains the granddaddy […]

Debian celebrates 15-year legacy

July 22nd, 2008 | 4 Comments » Tags:

As the base for many of the most popular Linux distributions and the influence for many more, Debian remains the granddaddy of Linux distributions.

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