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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.

To give back to computer science education in a small way, I'd like to share my observations about determining the quality of instructional resources. Hopefully, those of you treading a similar path will learn the easy way what I learned the hard way.

The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Software Security Foundation brought together over 90 executives from 37 companies and government leaders from the NSC, ONCD, CISA, NIST, DOE, and OMB to reach a consensus on key actions to take to improve the resiliency and security of open-source software.

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.

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...

Find out about the latest cloud container breakout vulnerability reported by Red Hat and Canonical. A dangerous Linux kernel element is the culprit. Also, if you want to sharpen your coding and IT skills, learn what the Linux Foundation has new to offer with free and paid training.

Study after study reveals that diversity among technology builders leads to better, more robust technologies. But the industry continues to struggle with increasing diversity. The open-source software community is no exception. Building and sustaining inclusive communities can attract a more diverse...

Compared to last year, my holiday shopping budget this season is...
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