Submitted by David Rozas on Mon, 24/02/2014 - 11:46
QScience is a free, open source, distributed platform tailored to support the needs of modern scholarly communities. QScience offers a free, open source, web 2.0 venue for scientists to meet and discuss about science. Display of ratings of articles, users reputation and indexes of scholarly productivity are among the supported features, however what really distinguish QScience from other analogous software and web site are the following principles:
Reclaim your data.
No sign-up, no central authority. Get QScience, install it, be online.
Submitted by David Rozas on Mon, 24/02/2014 - 11:31
Inferno is a compact operating system designed for building distributed and networked systems on a wide variety of devices and platforms. Inferno is a distributed operating system started at Bell Labs, but is now developed and maintained by Vita Nuova Holdings as free software. Inferno is a derivative of Plan 9, which was originally developed at Bell Labs by the creators of Unix and C, among others. Inferno is a small, efficient operating system used in embedded systems and distributed applications.
Submitted by David Rozas on Mon, 24/02/2014 - 11:22
The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian.
An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. At the core of an operating system is the kernel. The kernel is the most fundamental program on the computer and does all the basic housekeeping and lets you start other programs. Debian GNU/Linux is one of the most popular Linux distributions for personal computers and network servers.
Submitted by David Rozas on Mon, 24/02/2014 - 11:12
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Developed by a fast-moving online-news operation, Django was designed to handle two challenges: the intensive deadlines of a newsroom and the stringent requirements of the experienced Web developers who wrote it. It lets you build high-performing, elegant Web applications quickly.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Fri, 21/02/2014 - 21:33
Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project that supports learning communities and the creation of and use of free learning materials, and the provision of learning activities.
Wikiversity is one of many wikis used in educational contexts and initiatives that are creating free and open educational resources. Compared with other Wikimedia Foundation projects, Wikiversity never really took off.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Thu, 20/02/2014 - 19:47
Wikivoyage is a free web-based travel guide for travel destinations and travel topics written by volunteer authors.
The project originated initially from a fork from Wikitravel in 2006. Later, after further tensions, forks and re-merging within the community, in Dicember 2012 the German association Wikivoyage e.V. and the English Wikitravel community moved all the projects operations in order to be hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization hosting several of the world's largest wiki-based communities such as Wikipedia.
Submitted by RubenMartinez on Thu, 20/02/2014 - 19:43
Evergreen is an open-source, scalable integrated library system. Like many ILSes Evergreen features an online public access catalog and staff client. Features include circulation, cataloging, billing, reporting, acquisitions, serials and much more. As open source software Evergreen's features and support are driven by it's users.
Submitted by David Rozas on Tue, 18/02/2014 - 18:48
Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.
As of February 2014, Joomla has been downloaded over 50 million times. Over 7,700 free and commercial extensions are available from the official Joomla! Extension Directory, and more are available from other sources.
Submitted by David Rozas on Tue, 18/02/2014 - 18:31
Drupal is a free software content management framework maintained and developed by a community of more than one million users. It is used as a back-end framework for at least 2.1% of all websites worldwide ranging from personal blogs to corporate, political, and government sites including whitehouse.gov and data.gov.uk. It is also used for knowledge management and business collaboration. More than one million websites are currently powered by Drupal, according to the statistics provided by Drupal.org.