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An angry bird or a free bird?

FreedomYUG: The Mockery of Freedom — Angry Birds v/s Free Birds in a Cloud

They are taking away freedom from our consciousness. All we’re left with is a clenched fist holding on to our mobile devices. That, and the poisoned idea that there are only two kinds…

The old way

FOSS is __FUN__: A Testing Time

The other day, I had an opportunity to see how software development takes place in the “industry” — in other words, the proprietary world. I did not know whether to laugh or cry!…

The Checklist

When Should I Consider an Open Source Database?

This article gives you facts, figures, and useful advice on when choosing an open source database makes good business sense. Read on! 2010 was a very good year for open source databases, with…

Tracking the DNA of Your Android Code

Tracking the DNA of Your Android Code

In my previous article, we explored a process that developer teams can follow to manage the source code for software-related product development, using the Black Duck Suite. In this article, we will explore…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Don’t Sell Your Love Cheap

How to Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 3 Don’t take it — a job that allows you to do what you love. For instance, if you love FOSS, and someone…

Open Source done right!

FOSS is __FUN__: The Django Project — Open Source Done Right

Here are some ideas for FOSS fans on what makes an open source project successful. We also look at Django, an open source project ‘done right’. What makes one open source product a…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 2 Let’s start with a simple example. You convince a friend, colleague, or a client to migrate from Windows to GNU/Linux. You wipe…

Shooting with Linux

Get Your Camcorder Working in Linux with Kino

When I purchased my Samsung Camcorder SC-D381, I thought it would work by default in Windows, but when I plugged the device into the IEEE 1394 port, to my surprise, Windows 7 did…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Go Forth And Copy Left

How To Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 1 Do you want to be an independent professional? More importantly, do you want to harness the tremendous business opportunities offered by Free…

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