open source

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/www/drupal/drupal-6.19/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 34.
12

FCC Open Internet Apps Challenge

http://opensource.com

The FCC challenges researchers, inventors and software developers to produce research and create apps that empower consumers to monitor and protect Internet Openess.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 47 weeks ago
Category: High End   Tags:
12

The Rise of Open Source Software Foundations

http://ostatic.com

What do the Linux Foundation, Free Software Foundation, and Apache Project all have in common? They provide a cover for businesses and projects that want to use open source software and contribute to the FOSS community without the risk of stepping on legal landmines or giving up a competitive advantage.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 47 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
13

FSF Appeals 2010 - Free Software, Free Society

http://www.fsf.org

Associate members of the Free Software Foundation form a dedicated part of the community: a free software society that supports the ethical cause of computer users' freedom.. If you support the goal of a free software society, please join with your peers around the world in taking this important step.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 48 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
15

Geek Time with Peter Brown of FSF

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

When the Free Software Foundation’s executive director, Peter Brown, visited the Google offices last week, he graciously offered his time for an interview with Samba co-founder and Open Source Programs Office team member Jeremy Allison. Peter and Jeremy spoke for quite a while about several of the hot topics facing free software today.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 48 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
14

Freedom to compete: Fixing EU's software procurement

http://www.fsfe.org

We would like to see the European Commission back up its public rhetoric regarding Free Software, Open Standards and interoperability with its own actions. This would require DIGIT to rethink some procurement practices in order to open up public software procurement to competition.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 48 weeks ago
Category: Government   Tags:
13

Personal Finances Manager Skrooge 0.8.0 Released

http://skrooge.org

The Skrooge team is proud to announce the release of version 0.8.0, bringing new features and bugfixes. One of the noteworthy additions in this version is a very first draft of a budget module.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 48 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
20

Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" to be released with complete free Linux Kernel

http://www.debian.org

The Debian project has been working in removing non-free firmware from the Linux kernel shipped with Debian for the past two release cycles. At the time of the releases of Debian 4.0 "Etch" and 5.0 "Lenny", however, it was not yet possible to ship Linux kernels stripped of all non-free firmware bits.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 48 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
11

A review of digiKam - a free photos manager

http://manavg.blogspot.com

Reviewer's verdict: I think digiKam is the best open source photo management tool out there. It's robust, powerful and best of all, it has API interface (which I have yet to try!). There also exists a more user-friendly interface, Showfoto - which most users will find very attractive.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
13

New US cybersecurity bill could threaten free software

http://www.fsf.org

RMS recently called our attention to the Homeland Security Cyber and Physical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2010. This bill, currently being considered in a House subcommittee, has the potential to threaten free software.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: Government   Tags:
11

How to Become a KDE Developer

http://dot.kde.org

In late 2009, Antonis Tsiapaliokas had his first contact with Linux. At that time, he had just started learning the C programming language and he was mostly unfamiliar with KDE software. Less than two years later, he just made his first code contributions to KDE software. Read on to find out more on how Antonis became a KDE developer.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: High End   Tags:
12

Open Source Fantasy Portraits and Gimp Tutorial

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

Justin Nichol is doing 30 fantasy portraits for the open source game project OSARE. The media license will be licensed under CC-BY-SA/GPL dual license. He is looking for 1500 USD by December 28(With 1047 USD already pledged). If he meet his goal, he will also create a GIMP tutorial.

Read more »
kiba's picture
Created by kiba 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
13

The ASF Resigns From the JCP Executive Committee

https://blogs.apache.org

The Apache Software Foundation concludes that that JCP is not an open specification process - that Java specifications are proprietary technology that must be licensed directly from the spec lead under whatever terms the spec lead chooses; that the commercial concerns of a single entity, Oracle, will continue to seriously interfere with and bias the transparent governance of the ecosystem; that i

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: High End   Tags:
10

7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

http://maketecheasier.com

KDE offers more easily customizable features than any other desktop. Here are 7 ways to get the desktop look you dreamed about when you were a child.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
Category: Beginner   Tags:
11

KDE Announces the Calligra Suite

http://dot.kde.org

The KDE community today announces the start of the Calligra Suite project, a continuation of the KOffice project. The new name reflects the wider value of the KOffice technology platform beyond just desktop office applications.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 50 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
11

Text Frames in Scribus

http://www.linuxjournal.com

As a layout program, Scribus puts objects in frames so that they can be manipulated more easily. Images, drawing primitives, tables - if it is content, Scribus puts it in a color-coded frame, with eight handles so that you can position it by dragging it around. But of all its frames, the most important - and probably the most customizable - is the text frame.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 3 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 50 weeks ago
Category: Beginner   Tags: