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The first advanced desktop environment for Linux users, KDE, has completed 25 years in existence, a testimony to the fact that free software is very much alive and kicking.

Published in Open Source

Veteran Debian developer Martin Michlmayr has released two reports on foundations that support free and open source software, a primer that covers non-technical aspects and a research report that looks at the challenges that such foundations face.

Published in Open Source

Red Hat announced today its plans to deliver a predictable, functional, safe, certified, evolving Linux operating system for the automotive industry.

Published in The Linux Distillery

Two of the three candidates who contested last year's election for the post of Debian project leader are set to fight it out again this year.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 04 October 2018 08:14

Stallman says Commons Clause is a non-free licence

Free Software Foundation chairman Richard Stallman has described the Commons Clause licence as "ill-named" because it is a non-free licence that does not provide the four freedoms mandated by the FSF.

Published in Open Source

Open source software developers in the motion picture and broader media industry now have a natural forum in the Academy Software Foundation, a joint creation of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and The Linux Foundation.

Published in The Linux Distillery

Open source vendor NGINX has appointed former Amazon Web Services account manager Anthony Leverington as country manager of its Australia and New Zealand operations.

Published in People Moves

Republican members of the US Government's Committee on Energy and Commerce have sought information from the Linux Foundation on the open source software that is most critical to global information infrastructure and the sustainability and stability of the open source software ecosystem.

Published in Open Source

Red Hat, the world's biggest open source company, has expanded its commitment on patents, which had originally been not to enforce its patents against free and open source software.

Published in Open Source

Open systems feature highly on IOT decision makers' radars in Australia, according to a new report which reveals that 81% of organisations rank common data and connectivity standards as extremely or very important.

Published in Internet of Things
Sunday, 10 July 2016 17:45

Red Hat open source awards for two women

Red Hat has made presentations to two women under its Women in Open Source Award initiative which was started by the company last year.

Published in Open Source

A French organisation dedicated to computational sciences has started a project to collect, organise, preserve, and make easily accessible the source code of all publicly available software.

Published in Open Source
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:34

Google won, but developers are now at risk

There has been much relief among free and open source software developers following Google's win in its copyright battle with Oracle.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 10:13

Keeping the peace: KDE board chair's recipe

Over the years, one thing that has been always guaranteed about the free software and open source software community is that periodically there will be some unholy row or the other, mostly over issues allegedly to do with sexism and inequality.

Published in Open Source

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