Open Source Index

Has KDE Lost the Evolutionary Advantage?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 24, 2015
Once a center of desktop innovation, KDE Plasma is suffering from over-caution and a lack of direction.
Samsung and Red Hat Eye the Enterprise Mobile App Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Open Source Article Published on June 24, 2015
The companies aim to help businesses mobilize their workloads using Red Hat's new mobile app platform.
Red Hat CEO: Open Source Isn't Just about the License
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on June 24, 2015
Jim Whitehurst delivers a master class in economics and business management at his company's Red Hat Summit.
Must Have Collaboration Apps for Android
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 22, 2015
Must have Android apps for sharing files, chatting with colleagues, running meetings and more.
Who's Afraid of Systemd?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 17, 2015
Can you believe that some Linux users are still opposing systemd?
Hadoop and Big Data: 60 Top Open Source Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on June 15, 2015
These Hadoop and Big Data applications are helping enterprises manage and analyze large stores of data.
The Cloud vs. Open Source
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 09, 2015
Who would have predicted that free software would dominate online storage?
Linux Backup: Software Roundup
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 08, 2015
The choices for Linux backup are as varied as the Linux platform itself.
The 7 Best Features in LibreOffice Writer
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 04, 2015
What makes Writer so powerful? It's all a matter of style.
Open Source Storage: 54 Tools for Backup and Recovery
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on June 03, 2015
Find free network and cloud backup software, as well as tools for backing up a single system and compression utilities.
Why Intel Invests in Open Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on June 02, 2015
Imad Sousou, VP in Intel's Software and Services Group and GM of the Intel Open Source Technology Center, discusses why Intel cares about open source technologies.
Raspberry Pi As Your Next Linux PC
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 01, 2015
Can a machine as basic as the Raspberry Pi actually provide enough function for the average user?
What Are The Chances for an Ubuntu IPO?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on May 27, 2015
Canonical Software faces high risks if it goes ahead with a public offering.
How Design Philosophy Influences GNOME and KDE
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on May 20, 2015
Your choice of desktop environments may come down to design philosophy.
OpenStack Boldly Going Where No Cloud Has Gone Before (Mars)
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on May 19, 2015
NASA engineer explains how OpenStack is a key part of enabling space exploration.
Critical Apps Missing From Linux
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on May 18, 2015
If users are going to migrate from Windows, these Linux apps need to step up.
Why Can't Ubuntu Play Well With Others?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on May 12, 2015
Ubuntu's record may be catching up with it.
Linux for Windows XP Holdouts
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on May 11, 2015
For those users still running the ancient Windows XP, there are some Linux distributions well-suited to help them migrate.
7 Excuses For Not Using Linux -- And Why They're Wrong
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on May 06, 2015
Many excuses for not using Linux are merely rationales for resisting change.
Visual Studio Code For Linux: What it Means
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on May 04, 2015
As Linux grows market share and developer loyalty, attitudes changes in surprising places.