Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceOttawa-based software company Protecode has released a free version of its hosted open source scanning and licence management solution.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceA lack of clarity on the part of Red Hat open source licensing and patent counsel Richard Fontana as to whether he has, or has not, created a fork of the GPLv3 free software licence has led to well-known free software advocate Bradley Kuhn dissociating himself from the project.
Zenoss Inc., corporate sponsor of the award winning open source IT monitoring and management solution Zenoss Core, will be demonstrating how to monitor IT infrastructure with the company’s free and open source tools at the 11th Annual Linux and Grassroots Open Source Festival, Linuxfest Northwest (LFNW), on April 24th and 25th in Bellingham, Wash.
If you are fresh out of uni with a degree in IT or even currently studying, it is the best time to become a free software or open source developer (F/OS) and gain Linux experience. In this article we will talk about what is a free software and open source software and what are the benefits of becoming a F/OS developer.
This is a pretty simple and generic question. I am planning on open-sourcing a project of my creation, and I want to use the Apache Licence 2.0. I have a few question regarding the info that I'm supposed to use on the Licence Comment.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Open SourceThe systems management software SUSE Manager is one application that has enabled the Linux company to achieve what it believes is a competitive gain over other commercial distributions.
Editor’s note: Heather Meeker is a shareholder and chair of the IP/IT Licensing and Transactions Group in the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, and a leading authority on open-source software licensing.
Startups stand on the shoulders of giants, developing proprietary applications on top of a software landscape that heavily leverages open source components.
My understanding is that some of the software in the multiverse repository is open source even if its licensing is not free. For example, maelstrom, if I remember correctly, is open source, but there are issues with the license on the graphics. Regardless, I don't want to introduce closed-source software to my systems, but I don't have Stallman Syndrome either.
Fotoxx, a free open source Linux program for photo editing and collection management that’s easy to use and install, has just reached version 13.08.Fotoxx provides a hassle-free solution to simple photo edition and library management.