Open Source Index

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.
7 Differences Between Linux and Windows: User Expectations
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 20, 2016
Clearly, Windows and Linux fulfill basic functions in exceptionally different ways.
50 Top Open Source Marketing Applications
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on July 19, 2016
These open source marketing automation, graphic design, CRM, ERP, ecommerce and content management apps offer an alternative to costly proprietary software.
Top 6 Desktop Linux Blunders
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 18, 2016
Linux blunders are the responsibility of the entire Linux community, and these top ones need to be addressed.
Best Universal Package Manager for Linux?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 13, 2016
Given that Linux needs a universal package manager for installing software, what's the best package manager?
32-Bit Ubuntu Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 11, 2016
Not everyone is thrilled about Ubuntu's decision to stop supporting 32-bit systems, but there are options.
Can Desktop Linux Conquer its Challenges?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 05, 2016
There continues to be a credibility crisis with the Linux desktop that could be addressed with better inclusion in the mainstream marketplace.
Is Canonical the Victim of High Expectations?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 29, 2016
From being the darling of open source, Canonical is closely and cynically scrutinized, its motives constantly questioned.
Linux Practicality vs Activism
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 27, 2016
Is Linux actually more practical than other OSes, or is there some higher minded reason to use it?
Ubuntu's Snappy Packages: Smoke and Little Fire
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 21, 2016
How a simple announcement was overhyped.
Why You Should Use Ubuntu LTS
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 20, 2016
For most users, having a stable desktop is more important than bleeding-edge features.