Searching in Open Source

  • A Adults (18 and older)
  • T Teens (13-17)
  • K Kids (12 and under)

Home > Computers & Internet > Open Source

http://www.free-soft.org/

General information on Free Software (Open Source) and its community.

http://openideas.info/

User community support to Free Software projects, providing a news board, forums and wiki, as well as hosting services for mirrors.

http://timreview.ca/

Free monthly publication for Canadian business owners, company executives and employees, covering issues on free software in a business and institutional environment.

http://www.spi-inc.org/

A non-profit organization which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software.

http://www.opensource.org/

Dedicated to managing and promoting the Open Source trademark for the good of the community. Includes a definition of 'Open Source', and a list of approved licenses.

http://openscience.org/

The Open Science Project is an Organization devoted to providing open source scientific software.

http://www.dwheeler.com/

In-depth review and analysis of the many quantitative reasons to use open source software, with statistics from a variety of recent surveys.

http://www.debian.org/

Contains the Debian Free Software Guidelines, which are regarded as compliance rules for free software by many others besides Debian package maintainers.

http://www.msboycott.com/

Index of replacements for Microsoft software, services and hardware. Includes reviews and outside links.

http://www.libervis.com/

Community portal providing a discussion forum, articles and blogs.

http://www.akl.lt/

Non-profit public organization that works to promote the usage of Free and Open Source software in Lithuania.

http://www.oss-institute.org/

Non-profit organization created to promote the adoption of open source solutions within U.S. agencies and academic entities.

http://www.cluecan.ca/

The Canadian Association for Open Source.

http://www.ffii.org/

Dedicated to establishing a free market in information technology, by the removal of barriers to competition and working towards sane patent systems and open standards.

http://boycottnovell.com/

Discusses exclusionary and questionable deals (such as the deal between Novell and Microsoft) which it views as attempts to undermine the purpose and goals of the Free software movement.

http://schoolforge.net/

An international coalition of organizations fostering free and open resources in and for education.

http://www.monochrom.at/

On the Birth of the Free Software Movement in 1887. The author compares new code to the constructed language Esperanto.

http://www.omar.org/

Brief introduction to the Open Source movement, provides a review of books, sites, and topics.

http://www.methodsandtools.com/

This article presents an approach to combine the best of the Open Source and proprietary software development worlds.

http://www.softwarefreedom.org/

The Software Freedom Law Center's introduction to the legal issues surrounding the use of FOSS.

http://dsl.org/

All-encompassing book on using open source software, which itself is open source and available online.

http://www.wayner.org/

Full text of Peter Wayner's book, subtitled "How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans". [PDF]

http://producingoss.com/

Book by Karl Fogel. Full text freely available as HTML, PDF, and XML.

http://www.aosabook.org/

The authors of several open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. Full text under the Creative Commons Attribution license.

http://www.penguinday.org/

Forum focusing on open source development processes and nonprofit software needs. Located in Philadelphia.

http://www.fosdem.org/

Free and non-commercial yearly event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. Brussels, Belgium.

http://opensourcebridge.org/

Open source conference that focuses on the culture of being an open source citizen.

http://lvee.org/

International conference of developers and users of free and open source software. Located in Belarus.

http://opencommunitycamp.org/

Focus on empowerment, learning and training, using open standards. Located in Oegstgeest, Netherlands.

http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/

At the Davidson Conference Center on the University of Southern California campus will bring together Linux and Open Source Software companies, developers, and users. Sponsored by The USC, Simi/Conejo, and UCLA Linux User Groups.