open source software

Ship sails in the sky
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.
3 comments Posted 19 Nov 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
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
0 comments Posted 19 Nov 2014 by Dave Neary (Red Hat) Feed
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
0 comments Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Rushabh Mehta Feed
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
0 comments Posted 14 Nov 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
4 comments Posted 10 Nov 2014 by Sal Badakhchani (Red Hat) Feed
ERPNext is an open source enterprise resource planning tool focused on the do-it-yourself user.
4 comments Posted 4 Nov 2014 by Rushabh Mehta Feed
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!
0 comments Posted 31 Oct 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Free and open source software
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.
42 comments Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Robert Lindh Feed
Dr. Nazir Peroz (Head of the ZiiK) on rebuilding tech in Afghanistan and a new IT center at the University of Herat.
0 comments Posted 29 Oct 2014 by Maren Abatielos Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
Want to test drive Linux before installing it? A live USB can help you do just that
9 comments Posted 27 Oct 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed

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