November put a shining spotlight on the progress open-source technology offers with significant announcements from industry leaders.
Troubles with software supply chain safety have recently grabbed a chunk of negative headline space. That, plus the latest open-source industry news.
Ubuntu Linux users can now grab some free security help to make keeping up with patches and maintenance easier, data scientists express open-source security concerns, and Chainguard has launched the first Linux OS developed for supply chain security.
As the open-source model continues to prove its sustainability in the enterprise, the software community is ramping up its security mindedness. That concern was evident in recent weeks as leading Linux groups led the way for better code security.
Canonical and Microsoft reached a new agreement to make their two cloud platforms play nicer together. Meanwhile, Microsoft apologized to open-source software devs. But no apology was rendered for BitLocker locking out Linux users. Get caught up on the latest OSS news.
GitHub gets the heave-ho by a software developer group. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old developer takes on the maintainer role of the near-abandoned Unity desktop. The start of the summer season brought new and old Linux developments to the forefront.
Microsoft continues to supplement its Windows and cloud platforms with more of its own “borrowed” Linux roots. The developing symbiotic “WindLux” integration could spawn an open-source hybrid of Windows on Linux. Might this be a new pathway for the growing popularity of cross...
LF built the Summit as an umbrella for the open-source projects and technologies that are fundamental across software and other industries. It highlighted those that are poised for growth and widespread use.
Linux provides user options for a wide variety of desktop environments, making it a much richer computing platform compared to macOS and Microsoft Windows. That benefit is on display with this month’s distro releases and updates.
In this edition of the latest open-source industry news: Linux Foundation partners add free security classes; Appwrite garners seed money and hands-on community members; Ubuntu's pending new arrival; new releases from Deepin and Modicia.
Two key open-source projects already help maintain data observability issues; be sure you do not get stuck with a Dirty Pipe situation; human errors are a major culprit in successful cybersecurity breakdowns; and Wind River's latest release.
Old-time Linux is back again. It is not uncommon for open-source software to stop in its tracks. Community and team-based projects sometimes lose developers, enthusiasm, or funding. Hundreds of Linux distributions exist. Some come and go all the time, often unnoticed. Usually, others take their plac...
New developments this month include a key acquisition to bolster and expand cloud computing. Keeper Security takes a big step toward integrating better security and cloud encryption architecture. Also significant is StormForge's release this month of a new solution for cloud environments with machin...