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Some Myths About Open Source Get Busted by Industry Leaders

If you thought Linux was meant only for the geeks, take a look at what the “real” users have to say about this misconception. Linux was introduced in 1993, and ever since, it…

Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs

Calsoft Labs CEO: FOSS is Something You Learn While You Work

Recently, the French technology consulting and engineering company, Alten, acquired Calsoft Labs, the outsourced product development business of the Chennai-based software company. LINUX For You caught up with Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs,…

OSI 2011 Speakers Speak

Open Source India: A Celebration of True Sprit of Open Source

There is no denying the fact that knowledge sharing is the true essence of the open source movement. However, knowledge seekers in this domain certainly need a platform to connect with the gurus….

Vineet Tyagi, senior director, engineering, Impetus

“Open-Source Professionals are Welcome at Impetus”

If you think there is a dearth of financially viable opportunities in the world of FOSS, think again! Organisations like Impetus Infotech (India) Pvt Ltd welcome IT professionals with exposure to the open…

Baskar conducting a workshop at S M K Fomra Institute of Technology, Chennai

FOSS Trainer Powers Up 170 College Labs in Tamil Nadu!

“In India, open source software will have to come and stay in a big way, for the benefit of our billion people,” Dr A P J Abdul Kalam once said. Dr Kalam’s words…

Dr Giri Krishna, CEO, Silvan Innovation Labs

Silvan Innovation Labs: FOSS Experts, Where Are You Hiding?

Silvan Innovation Labs is a Bengaluru-based company that provides security solutions and home automation systems. It plans to recruit over 80 FOSS professionals in a year, but one of its biggest problems is…

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…

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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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