Open Source Index

How Microsoft Measures Open Source Success
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on September 26, 2016
Wim Coekaerts, VP of Enterprise Open Source at Microsoft, discusses some of the metrics behind Microsoft's open source strategy.
Top Web Browsers for Linux
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on September 26, 2016
Sure, Chrome and Firefox are natural choices, but a few other contenders offer some notable browsing experiences.
Best Linux Desktop for Customization
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on September 20, 2016
A ranking of the best Linux desktops for customization – a tool set that many Linux users consider to be a basic and essential right.
Top 10 Open Source CRM
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on September 19, 2016
Choosing the top open source CRM for your needs requires carefully considering features, function, licensing and support.
7 KDE Apps You Should Know About
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on September 13, 2016
Although you can start using them reasonably quickly, these KDE applications seem to cram every feature that could be possibly relevant into their windows.
The Best Linux Desktop for Work
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on September 12, 2016
Your choice of best Linux distro for work depends on issues like support and release schedule. Plus: some Linux apps for work.
15 Top Open Source Artificial Intelligence Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on September 12, 2016
These open source AI applications are on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence research.
10 Open Source Tools for DevOps
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on September 06, 2016
Many of the most popular DevOps tools, including Chef, Puppet and Docker, are available under open source licenses.
Best Linux Distros for Developers
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on September 06, 2016
The best Linux distros for developers offer advanced work flow, among other sophisticated qualities.
The Intersection of Alchemy and Open Source
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on September 01, 2016
The idea of being open has proven itself before in human history, claims Cory Doctorow in a LinuxCon keynote.
5 Best Linux Distros for Security
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on August 29, 2016
Linux distros have has long emphasized security and related matters like firewalls, penetration testing, anonymity, and privacy. These distributions pay special attention to security.
How Google Does Open Source
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on August 26, 2016
Google is a leading contributor to open source today, but the search giant doesn't like all open source licenses.
LinuxCon: Cloud Native Computing Foundation Expands
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on August 24, 2016
Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the CNCF details what his organization is now doing.
Open Source Software for Business: 12 Leading Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on August 22, 2016
These are some of the best ERP, CRM, small business server, project management and BI applications available under an open source license.
Google Fuchsia: Inside Google’s new ‘Fuchsia’ OS
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 22, 2016
The Google Fuschia OS could be used for any number of purposes, from IoT to some kind of desktop/mobile OS.
The 7 Best Linux Distros for Business
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on August 15, 2016
Choosing the best Linux distro for business requires you to fully understand how you'll be using it, then matching your needs with one of these top business Linux distros.
Thunderbird Email: In-Depth
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 15, 2016
Thunderbird email is one of the most influential email clients in computer history, offering a range of advantages over other email clients.
Linux Media Creation: Top Apps
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 08, 2016
Linux media creation has no lack of highly functional apps, as this survey of Linux media apps demonstrates.
Korora vs GeckoLinux
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 01, 2016
A look at the Korora and GeckoLinux Linux distros, with plenty of help getting started with these two distros.
Running Windows apps on Linux
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 25, 2016
Running Windows apps on Linux is achieved mainly by two methods, though there are a number of factors to consider.