Open Source Index

Creating a Unified Ubuntu Experience
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 30, 2015
Mirroring desktops from one machine to another can greatly enhance the Ubuntu user experience.
11 Activities for KDE Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on March 24, 2015
The best way to explain the value of KDE Activities is to show how to construct some.
Hardening Ubuntu Security
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 23, 2015
For Ubuntu security, mind your ports – and remember that your web browser is a scary thing.
101 Open Source Tools for Developers
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on March 19, 2015
Open source tools for programming languages, team management, frameworks, IDEs, text editors and more.
State of VoIP in Linux
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 16, 2015
A handful of Linux VoIP tools are vying to be the leader in the field.
Vapor Contributes Open Data Center Runtime Environment to Open Compute Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on March 13, 2015
Vapor contributes new data center management specifications to Open Compute Project.
7 Leading Applications for KDE Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on March 10, 2015
It's not just the desktop environment that makes KDE Plasma popular. It's the applications as well.
15 Must Have Ubuntu Enhancements
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 09, 2015
Linux tools to improve your Ubuntu desktop, from accessing and sending files to launching applications.
VMware Sued over Alleged Open Source License Violation in Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on March 06, 2015
VMware denies the allegations, which involve its ESXi virtualization hypervisor.
Google Boosts Security in Chrome 41
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on March 05, 2015
Google is paying out $52,000 in security awards as part of the new browser release.
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.