Open Source Index

Linux Remote Desktop Roundup
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 02, 2015
Remote Linux desktop software enables support options that make a big difference for Linux users.
Why Open Source Freeriding is a Good Idea
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on February 24, 2015
In the wake of a high profile controversy, it's clear: so-called freeriders should be encouraged, not condemned.
The Reality of the Ubuntu Phone
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 23, 2015
The Ubuntu phone has created some buzz, and while it faces big challenges, this phone has some real advantages.
100 Open Source Apps for Windows
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on February 17, 2015
Many of the open source development, big data, backup and other tools on our list have a tie to Microsoft.
The Dangers of Boutique Linux Distros
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 16, 2015
These small, more adventurous Linux distros have some clear advantages -- but be aware of the downsides.
Cloud Foundry Names First CEO
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on February 13, 2015
Linux Foundation Collaboration Project for Platform as a Service names Sam Ramji as its first leader.
Open Source Debate: Copyleft vs. Permissive Licenses
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on February 11, 2015
Which license works best for software developers?
Best Linux Software of All Time
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 09, 2015
Ten top picks for best Linux software to get the most from your desktop.
Which Linux Desktop is Right For You?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 02, 2015
Is a Linux desktop with a lot of bells and whistles best for you? Or do you like a simpler desktop?
Linux Foundation's AllSeen IoT Alliance Opens up IP Policy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on January 29, 2015
The patent issue is finally dealt with at the open source Internet of Things group.
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.