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Open source on the move

Linux gets its latest kernel update and a real-time makeover; debate continues on GPL changes.

Linux gets its latest kernel update and a real-time makeover; debate continues on GPL changes.

Torvalds talks like a pirate

Aaaar! Linux leader uses salty sea-dog language to introduce 2.6.18 update to the kernel of the open-source OS.
September 21, 2006

Mozilla looks to Microsoft for security

newsmaker Window Snyder, formerly of Microsoft, now heads up security at Mozilla, the company best known for its open-source Firefox Web browser.
September 21, 2006

Linux lab: GPL clarification needed ASAP

Open Source Development Labs calls for explanation of how to mix code governed by current and next license.
September 20, 2006

Novell to launch quick-response Linux

Suse Linux Enterprise Real-Time is aimed at financial traders and others who watch every microsecond of the clock.
September 20, 2006

Pentaho buys open-source data-mining project

Business intelligence start-up acquires Weka project to fill out its suite.
September 19, 2006

Stallman: OSDL patent project 'worse than nothing'

Project to fight low-quality patents could make legal terrain tougher for open source, FSF founder says.
September 19, 2006

Mandriva's new server Linux does virtualization treble

Operating-system update for corporate servers offers three prominent virtualization technologies.
September 19, 2006