Open Source Index

Linux Distro: Your Best Choice?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 03, 2015
To choose the best Linux distro for your needs, first determine which type of Linux user you are.
The Failure of KDE Activities
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 28, 2015
Are KDE Activities the victim of changing trends in the desktop?
Fun Open Source Games and Apps: 112 Top Picks
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on July 24, 2015
Open source downloads galore: arcade, board, puzzle, shooter, adventure, simulator and role-playing games -- something for everyone.
7 Current Trends on the Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 21, 2015
More conservative, less innovative attitudes are dominating the Linux desktop today.
Linux without Flash: User Tips
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 20, 2015
What Linux users need to know about using – or not using – Flash.
GNOME vs KDE: Usability vs. Options
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 16, 2015
GNOME may be more polished, but KDE has greater freedom of choice.
Why Linux is More Practical Than OS X
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 13, 2015
The Linux vs. Mac debate goes beyond what platform is theoretically “better.”
Why Are People Still Waiting for Proprietary Linux Apps?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 08, 2015
Proprietary apps on Linux are a rationalization, not a necessity.
Audio-Video Production On Linux: Best Software
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 06, 2015
Some say that audio and video production on Linux isn't feasible. This list of software proves otherwise.
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.