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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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The What, Why and How of the GPL

Much of the world’s most important, commercially significant software is distributed under copyright licensing terms that give recipients freedom to copy, modify and redistribute...

GNUKhata: Made-for-India Accounting Software

This article turns the spotlight on an inspiring FOSS project developed in India. GNUKhata is an accounting application that holds its own against popular...

CUBRID: A FOSS RDBMS to Realise Your Next Big Idea

CUBRID is a free and open source relational database management engine. The power of CUBRID lies in its capability to support enterprise level features....

Top FOSS Tools that Assist Scholarly Research

Free and open source software has a lot to offer research scholars and higher education students in carrying out their academic activities in an...
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