open source software
Open source software is still software and vulnerabilities are expected. Unlike a filesystem bug or a kernel panic, they cause no pain until they strike.
Recently, we published our annual open source gift guide for the holidays, serving up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbiests, and beginners are sure to love and appreciate. Of our 14 fabulous open source gifts, which is your favorite?
With news of Microsoft making the server side of .NET open source, we look at how the creation of the .NET foundation might foster open development and collaboration among open source communities.
One of the strengths of the open source community has been its ability to bring concentrated effort to bear on big problems. Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes. And when tragedy strikes, or a pressing need arises, there are groups of people who gather together to attempt to... Read more
The government of India has recently announced a big push into open source as a part of its Digital Initiative. For a country of more than a billion people and thousands of government organizations, it is hope for the faltering free and open source software communities there. Indian native and... Read more
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's 10 anniversary, Microsoft open sources more of .NET, copyleft.org announced, and more
ERPNext is an open source enterprise resource planning tool focused on the do-it-yourself user.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Ubuntu at 10 years, open source for patent-free cancer drugs, Berlin backsliding on open source, and more!
Robert Lindh is keen to start a conversation about how others fair when selling FOSS solutions and whether its time to re-brand open source? He nominates a new name that he has seen used in FOSS communities as a suitable candidate: Community Software.
Dr. Nazir Peroz (Head of the ZiiK) on rebuilding tech in Afghanistan and a new IT center at the University of Herat.