Open Source Index

Linux Desktop Evolution: Minor, Invisible, or Aesthetic
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on January 27, 2015
Expect a quieter era on the Linux desktop for the foreseeable future.
Windows vs Linux: The 2015 Version
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 26, 2015
Both Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux have strengths and weaknesses. Which one is a better fit for you?
Are Linux Graphic Apps Ready for Professionals?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on January 21, 2015
If you answer "No" then your impressions about Linux graphic applications need updating.
50 Open Source Mobile Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on January 20, 2015
Some of the best open source mobility management solutions, mobile security applications, mobile development tools and mobile apps for workers.
Secret to Desktop Linux Adoption
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 20, 2015
If Linux is to see greater desktop adoption, one group of tech savvy individuals needs to take the lead.
Linux Foundation Helps Launch IoTivity Collaboration Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on January 15, 2015
In a sign of the times, yet another Internet of Things project lands at the Linux Foundation.
Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Switch to Each Leading Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on January 13, 2015
Even the simplest Linux desktop has its advantages and disadvantages.
Why Linux Isn't Winning Over Mac Users
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 12, 2015
Resistance to Linux among Mac users is considerable, but some Linux applications get the job done.
Linux Foundation AllSeen Alliance Expands Internet of Things Efforts
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on January 06, 2015
New AllJoyn Gateway Agent integrates cloud computing services with Internet of Things.
Open Source Software List: 2015 Ultimate List
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on January 05, 2015
The ultimate open source software list, including games to website editors, office tools to education – more than 1,200 open source applications.
Shuttleworth Explains Why Open Source is More Secure than Closed Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on December 30, 2014
Mark Shuttleworth reflects on security issues of 2014 and the 10 years that Ubuntu Linux has existed.
Open Source Meritocracy Is More Than a Joke
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on December 23, 2014
Open source's belief in meritocracy deserves criticism, but it also deserves some respect.
Why You Should Switch to Ubuntu MATE Edition
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 22, 2014
If you prefer a Linux desktop with a streamlined workflow, Ubuntu MATE Edition is a good choice.
Can Jolla Deliver the First Open Source Tablet?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on December 18, 2014
Critically praised for its phone, Jolla is now developing a tablet.
Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on December 16, 2014
We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why.
Linux Malware vs Phishing Schemes
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 15, 2014
Are Linux users more threatened by malware or phishing schemes? The difference isn’t even close.
My Favorite Linux Applications and Desktops
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on December 09, 2014
Forget the headlines. It's the everyday Linux apps that make free and open source software something to celebrate.
Cloud Foundry Foundation Launches as Linux Foundation Collaborative Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on December 09, 2014
Platform-as-a-Service platform now has an open governance and development model to push it forward.
Linux Mobile-Desktop Convergence
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 08, 2014
Linux mobile-desktop convergence remains elusive, and may actually not be the best goal.
Debian vs Ubuntu: Which is Best for You?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on November 24, 2014
Choosing between Debian or Ubuntu depends on your preferences regarding platform support, ease of use, level of user control and other key issues.