Open Source Index

Google Chrome 55 Fixes Flaws, Blocks Flash
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on December 05, 2016
Adobe Flash content will still run in Google'c Chrome 55 web browser, but users will need to specifically enable it.
7 Things to do After Installing KDE Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on December 05, 2016
KDE Plasma users need to make a few decisions about how to setup Plasma. Here's an insider's guide.
Must have Ubuntu Packages
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 05, 2016
A list of top "must have" Ubuntu packages, along with an explanation of why you need each one.
Missing Linux Components: Possible Fixes
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on November 28, 2016
Missing Linux components affect users on a daily basis. Here are some solutions.
Linux Security Made Simple
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on November 23, 2016
Linux security can be easier than you think. Here's a guide to reducing your Linux risks with a minimum of effort.
How to Create Bullet Proof Ubuntu Install
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on November 21, 2016
Learn how to protect your data in Ubuntu and restore to a working system should the unthinkable happen.
How to Secure Your Ubuntu Network
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on November 14, 2016
Ubuntu network security is certainly attainable, yet it requires some careful precautions.
Applications Missing From Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on November 07, 2016
As far as Ubuntu and Linux has progressed, it still lacks certain key applications.
How to Setup KDE Activities
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on November 02, 2016
Tips on setting up KDE's Activities, the KDE desktop's elegant solution for workflow navigation.
How the Apache Way has Influenced Open Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on November 01, 2016
Brian Behlendorf, co-founder of the Apache Software Foundation, discusses the enduring role that the Apache Way plays in software development.
Ubuntu vs ChromeOS Work Flows
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on October 31, 2016
Although Ubuntu likely wins overall, ChromeOS offers great battery life and affordable hardware.
What is OpenStack?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on October 26, 2016
OpenStack isn't just about the cloud, it's a whole approach to how software can be built.
Linux and the Imaginary New User
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on October 26, 2016
Is Linux being developed to cater to new users who don't actually exist?
Remote Linux Support Software: Top Picks for Linux Support
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on October 24, 2016
The best options for Linux users for Linux remote support software, with additional work-a-rounds for remote Linux support.
Why Security Distributions Use Debian
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on October 19, 2016
Debian may not talk a lot about security, but then fish rarely talk about water, either.
Best Linux Intranet Solutions
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on October 17, 2016
The best open source Intranet solutions offer various approaches to networked office communication.
12 Top Open Source Data Analytics Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on October 17, 2016
These open source tools are leading the way in big data processing, business intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics.
7 Mistakes New Linux Users Make
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on October 12, 2016
Switching to a Linux desktop can be a bewildering experience for those used to proprietary systems.
Best Open Source CMS
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on October 10, 2016
A survey of the relative strengths of the leading open source CMS platforms.
Hardware Firewall: Choosing the Right Firewall Distribution
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on October 03, 2016
A survey of firewall solutions reveals both complex and simple solutions that may work for your system.