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Why do I Contribute to Open Source?

Note: Before I start this post, in my last post, “Why I Use Open Source”, I made a couple of errors based on what they commented on, mainly on the whole, “who had tabbed Internet browsers first”.  675 more words


Why do I Use Open Source?

I decided to respond to Michael Hall’s post, “Why do you contribute to open source?“, but first I will explain why I use open source and in the next post, I will explain why I contribute to it.  589 more words


FOSS Under Mac OS X: LibreOffice

I just saw a notice today that the new LibreOffice 4.3.1 (http://www.libreoffice.org) was now available. What better topic for this series, as this is probably the Open Source program, short of Linux itself, that I have been using the longest. 365 more words


Aaron Swartz

I just finished watching the Internet’s own boy. And I’m moved. I don’t think I would have liked the guy personally irl but what he stood for was admirable. 138 more words


Netflix Makes Two of Its Security-Related Web Applications Open Source

We know it’s the future of software development, and every company in some form or the other is taking the open source route. Even though most of the times that route comes with bumps and too many red lights, the switch is indeed happening. 423 more words


OpenSourceCMS.com Web Bagi Pengguna CMS Opensource

OpenSourceCMS.com adalah web yang berisi semua hal yang berkaitan dengan Open Source CMS, dalam web ini kita diberikan kesempatan untuk “mencoba” sebagian besar Open Source CMS secara langsung tanpa perantara atau embel-embel pihak ketiga. 150 more words

Free Open Source Software (FOSS)

Using puppet realm switch to select between beta/prod ( Wikimedia clusters )

Since the BounceHandler extension is currently installed only in the beta clusters ( Official testing servers of Wikimedia- deployment.wikimedia.beta.wmflabs.org ), writing a custom router in the exim configs of operations/puppet ( configuration repo managed by puppet ) to collect in all the bounce emails and HTTP POST to the extension API seemed risky. 217 more words