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Companies that are using CentOS 8 have three options open to them as they contemplate their next move in view of the fact that only a few months of support remain for this Linux distribution.

Published in Open Source

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

The outcome of a general resolution proposed by the Debian GNU/Linux project, to decide how to react to the return of Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman to the board, will be known on 17 April, with voting now underway.

Published in Open Source

Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has teamed up with Canonical, the firm behind Ubuntu, and online office productivity suite provider Collabora to offer a content creation solution on the ARM platform.

Published in Cloud

The open-source OpenSSL project has released an updated version of its software, 1.1.1k, to fix two vulnerabilities, the severity of both of which has been described as "high".

Published in Security

The release of version 2.0.0 by the OpenZFS project has some crowing as though some revolutionary new software, which will bring benefits to world+dog, has landed.

Published in Open Sauce

The social media site Twitter has once again shown it has somewhat twisted priorities by taking down the account of Swiss IT consultant and developer Tillie Kottmann who exposed consultancy firm Deloitte's lack of technical nous.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 22 October 2020 07:09

Microsoft releases a decent Edge browser for Linux

Microsoft has released a version of its Edge browser, based on Google's Chromium open-source browser, for Linux, an act that nobody would have considered possible some years ago.

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When it comes down to selecting a smartphone, there are but two choices these days: an iPhone or an Android phone.

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Two new variants of the processor vulnerability known as Spectre, that was announced in January, have been announced by Google and Microsoft.

Published in Security

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, has disabled downloads of its latest version, 17.10, released in October, due to reports of it corrupting the BIOS on some laptops, mainly Lenovo models.

Published in Open Source

WikiLeaks has released CIA documents detailing implants that can be used to steal traffic from SSH sessions on both Windows and Linux systems, in the latest dump from its Vault 7 stash.

Published in Security

A flaw in systemd, the init system used on many Linux systems, can be exploited using a malicious DNS query to either crash a system or to run code remotely.

Published in Open Source

Security updates for the Ubuntu phone will end in June, and the app store that caters to the users of this device will shut its doors by the end of the year.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 07 April 2017 12:28

Ubuntu phone: perhaps it was too good to last

The demise of the Ubuntu phone will not affect hundreds of millions, or even a much smaller multiple of that number.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 06 April 2017 07:16

Canonical declares Ubuntu phone is dead

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has announced that the company will be stopping the development of its phones and tablets, and reverting back to the GNOME desktop for its Linux distribution.

Published in Mobility

An Apple patent application which was published on Thursday shows the company is contemplating a shell device which can accommodate either an iPhone or iPad and provide a complete device similar to a MacBook.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:30

One device for all tasks: when will it emerge?

It would be nice to think that some manufacturer, somewhere, would this year come up with a device which makes it possible to manage most, if not all, of one's computing needs from that single device.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 16 December 2016 09:44

Flaky Wi-Fi is an annoyance on the Ubuntu phone

Developers of the Ubuntu Phone operating system should get their act in order and start making one of the most basic features required for a smartphone work without constant manual intervention.

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