- The Free Software Alternative. Gualtieri, Devlin M. // Phi Kappa Phi Forum;Winter/Spring2006, Vol. 86 Issue 1/2, p6
Focuses on free computer software alternatives. Information on the Windows operating system; Background on the Free Software Foundation established by Richard M. Stallman in 1985; Importance of open-file standards to keeping free software viable.
- Legal issues threaten Linux use. // Computer Bulletin;Sep2004, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p14
This article reports on the emergence of legal issues surrounding the licensing and intellectual property of open source software, as of September 2004. It discusses how the emergence of legal issues led to the temporary suspension of the deployment of the Linux operating system by a city...
- Collaborative Software Development Platforms for Crowdsourcing. Peng, Xin; Ali Babar, Muhammad; Ebert, Christof // IEEE Software;Mar2014, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p30
Outsourcing to the crowd, or crowdsourcing, has launched extremely successful businesses, such as Linux. But platforms for efficient collaboration and crowdsourcing support are still emerging. This article provides an overview of current technologies for crowdsourcing.
- INSURANCE: Lloyd's ready to cover open source legal risks. Savvas, Antony // Computer Weekly;8/23/2005, p30
This article reports that Lloyd's of London syndicates are poised to underwrite the use of open source software by users who are worried about being sued by proprietary software makers claiming their intellectual property rights have been violated. Unix supplier SCO two years ago launched high...
- Tweaking made easy. Mills, Ashton // APC (Bauer Media Group);Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p89
The article offers step-by-step instructions on how to install and use Ubuntu Tweak, a software for managing desktop settings on a Linux machine.
- Roll your own Linux distro. Mills, Ashton // APC (Bauer Media Group);Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p92
The article offers step-by-step instructions on how to make a customized Linux distribution with the help of Novell's software SuSE Studio.
- A Call For Help. Hayward, David // Micro Mart;2014 Supplement, Issue 1342, p108
The article presents an answer to a query regarding a puzzling issue with space available in the boot partition in Linux operating system.
- Installing Eclipse Luna IDE on Ubuntu Linux. Maurya, Raj Kumar // PC Quest;Dec2014, p60
The article offers step-by-step instructions for installing Eclipse Luna Integrated Development Environment (IDE) on Ubuntu Linux operating system.
- Mageia 4 Linux Desktop Distro Delivers Improved Performance, Features. Kerner, Sean M. // eWeek;2/4/2014, p6
The article offers information on Mageia Linux Desktop distribution version 4.0 software.