Open Source Index

Should Your Business Switch to Open Source?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on April 16, 2018
A guide to the reasons and practices that businesses employ when they switch to open source software.
Linux Mint vs. MX Linux: What's Best for You?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on April 04, 2018
Sure, Linux Mint is highly popular. But MX Linux is lightning fast and offers fantastic support for features geared for newer Linux users.
Top 7 Remote Access Apps For Linux
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 20, 2018
These Linux remote access apps will help you run your system no matter where you’re located.
Windows vs Linux in 2018
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 12, 2018
Despite the current core differences between Windows and Linux, choice of operating system is largely determined by non-technical factors. And yet the OSes have key technical differences that offer users significantly different experiences.
Linux Virtual Machines vs Linux Live Images
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 26, 2018
Both Linux virtual machines and Linux live images have their advantages, yet each offers hurdles as well.
Top 8 Debian-Based Distros
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 21, 2018
There have been many distros based on Debian introduced over the recent years. Which one is best for you?
Best Open Source Accounting Software
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 12, 2018
Leading open source accounting software, which provides the level of control and functionality that is so important for business users.
The 7 Best Linux Terminal Emulators
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 06, 2018
These Linux terminal emulators are robust enough for any need, including business applications.
Top 10 Open Source AI Projects in 2018
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on February 01, 2018
These open source frameworks are leading the way with groundbreaking machine learning and artificial intelligence research.
Best Linux Desktops for Business
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 30, 2018
These Linux desktops can offer a cost effective option for businesses.
Is WINE Linux Enterprise Friendly?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 22, 2018
The WINE software can useful, but faces some key challenges for a long term approach.
Linux Microsoft Office Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 16, 2018
There are a wide array of Linux alternatives to Microsoft Office, including options available with varied levels of docx support.
Debian vs. Linux Mint: The Winner Is?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 09, 2018
A point by point comparison of the Debian and Linux Mint Linux distributions. Which one is best for you?
Top 5 Open Source Firewalls for Business
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on January 09, 2018
These open source firewalls can offer a cost effective option for businesses.
10 Open Source Technologies You'll Need to Know in 2018
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on January 02, 2018
If you want to keep your enterprise IT skills up-to-date, you should familiarize yourself with these open source projects.
The Open Source Funding Conundrum in 2018
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 18, 2017
Amid the attitude of "open source means no cost," how can open source applications that lack enterprise support pay their bills?
10 Best Linux Business Apps
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 14, 2017
These Linux apps will enable you to accomplish a variety of professionals tasks quickly and effectively.
Ubuntu History: Linux Evolves
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on December 06, 2017
A look at how Ubuntu has evolved though the years -- and how it continues to be a leading force in Linux development.
How Open Source Will Enable Smart Cities
By Guest Author | Open Source Article Published on November 30, 2017
Developers of smart city technology will have no choice but to turn to open source if they want to keep up with the demand.
Linux Successes (And Failures) in 2017
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on November 28, 2017
Some of Linux's challenges are legacy, while Linux's successes tend to be in newer, emerging sectors.