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The 2017 Linux Kernel Development Report ranks us among the top...

Developing the most relevant solutions for its customers is of utmost importance to IBM’s Linux Technology Center in India. This requires constant interaction and...

FOSS in India: Perspectives of an American Anthropologist

In her doctoral thesis done at the University of Manchester, UK, titled ‘Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in India: Mobilising Technology for the...
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The Linux Professional Institute: Taking FOSS Exams to the World

Evan Leibovitch is the director of community relations for the Linux Professional Institute, an organisation he helped found two decades ago “to support the...

Create Cross-platform Mobile Apps Using FOSS Tools

The mantra ‘Write once, deploy anywhere’ is the principle underlying the development of cross-platform mobile applications. Due to the high demand for mobile apps...

The Ten Best Open Source Tools for Librarians

Free and open source software (FOSS) offers excellent support to librarians. FOSS and libraries are a natural fit. Librarians often find their budgets under...

Why I Publish Only with FOSS Tools

Using FOSS tools to publish books can be fun, and is as professional as (sometimes more than) using proprietary software. Here is how I...
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Disaster Management: The Role of FOSS

Climate change is gathering momentum and because of this, the world has witnessed some of the most devastating disasters recently. Tsunamis, cyclones, floods, earthquakes...

Software Freedom Can Lead to Self-Reliance, says DeepRoot Linux Founder

Abhas Abhinav, founder of the Bengaluru based DeepRoot Linux, is an entrepreneur and hacker specialising in free software and hardware. For him, free and...

FOSS and Higher Education: Made for Each Other, but not Strong...

It is such good technology, so easy to learn, promotes a sharing culture and could allow Indian techies, in particular, to get a very...

“It wasn’t love at first sight with FOSS, but the idea...

Frederick Noronha (54) is a journalist and alternative book publisher. He has also been an early supporter of FOSS in India, since the late...
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