Sharing work is easier with an Open Document Format
We often wish to share electronic documents with friends, colleagues, business or government, and the software application we use to prepare these documents will save them in a particular format.
Any application that later loads the document will also need to be able to understand this format. If an organisation can control the format, and convince people to use it, then they can use this as a very powerful tool to create a monopoly in the market.
Tails 1.1.1 is out
The next Tails release is scheduled for October 14.
Have a look to our roadmap to see where we are heading to.
Healthdirect Australia sees value in open source for security solution
Commonwealth and state/territory government funded public company, Healthdirect Australia, has used open source software to build an identity and access management (IAM) solution.
The IAM solution allows users to have one identity across all of its websites and applications. For example, users can sign in using their Facebook, LinkedIn or Gmail account.
Ubuntu Installer Bug Can Delete Your Hard Drive and All Other OSes
The Ubuntu installation procedure is governed by a piece of software called Ubiquity and it's one of the most intuitive and easy-to-use installers on the Linux platform. Unfortunately, users have been confronting with a bug that could wipe their entire hard-driver without any kind of announcement.