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  • November 12, 2015

    20 Popular Open Source Alternatives to Expensive Software

    Finding yourself short of money for a piece of software isn’t quite uncommon for people of the non-pirating variety. This is where the 20 popular open source alternatives to expensive software step in and...
  • September 30, 2015

    Open Source Code May Unite IoT

    A high profile open source project working on software-defined networks has given birth to what could become an important standard for bringing unity to the fragmented Internet of Things. A robust...
  • August 18, 2015

    LibreOffice community achievements

    Recently the LibreOffice project released version 5.0 of their cross-platform office suite. The new release brings together a raft of features for a comprehensive office suite that runs across Linux, Windows,...
  • May 29, 2015

    New tips, tricks, and tutorials for OpenStack

    If you're working in system administration today, you need to learn about OpenStack. Whether you're a seasoned IT pro looking to leverage cloud technology in your organization or just starting out in your...
  • May 27, 2015

    11 pointless but awesome Linux terminal tricks

    Here are some great Linux terminal tips and tricks, each one as pointless as it is awesome. All work and no play... Linux is one of the most astoundingly functional and utilitarian Operating Systems...
  • May 27, 2015

    OSSCOM Workshop at the German Jordanian University

    MADABA, Jordan --- 5-7 May 2015 --- The Open Source Software Communities (OSSCOM) has conducted an Open Source Software workshop at the German Jordanian University in Madaba, Jordan. The workshop was...
  • May 25, 2015

    Is your open source security software less secure?

    "Your secure software is open source; doesn't that make it less secure?" This is a recurring question that we get at Benetech about Martus, our free, strongly encrypted tool for secure collection and...
  • May 22, 2015

    Learning Linux: Who’s Teaching Whom?

    That’s what we are. We, as in those 50 years of age or more who not only know how to use a computer, but who make them do our bidding. Those of us who can upgrade to the latest kernel, edit photos in GIMP, use...
  • May 21, 2015

    Why your hardware needs an open source debugger

    Working directly with hardware is hard. Each project brings with it mundane questions of which compiler to use, what communications protocols to work with, and how to load code. Developers also need to figure...
  • May 21, 2015

    8 Amazing Open Source 3D Graphics Software For Designers/Developers

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014:   Designers/developers involved in creating 3D graphics for video games etc have their work cut out lately, thanks to the amazing list of software they have at their disposal...

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