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Can India Ever Become A Global FOSS Hub?

Can India Ever Become A Global FOSS Hub?

The open source trend is catching on in the IT and electronics space in India, with enterprises and SMEs taking the plunge. So, will India be the next FOSS hub? Or will the…

Time to Keryx

Offline Package Install on Linux Made Easy with Keryx

In countries like India, where broadband penetration is very low, Linux users find it difficult to grab updates, or install those missing codecs. This article offers a way around the problem. We all…

A section of the Just Dial office at Chennai

Leading Local Search Engine (Just) Dials Open Source for a Growth Call!

Open source technology enabled Just Dial, India’s leading local search engine, to grow at a much faster rate and achieve a lot more than it planned for. Every business that signs on to…

Paul Frields on Fedora 12 and Beyond

Two months after the launch of Fedora 12, we spoke to Paul Frields, Fedora Project Leader at Red Hat, about how this release has been received by the community, and what is in store for the next. Though it started as a technical discussion on what Fedora 12 offers IT admins and developers, it graduated into a more serious conversation on the relationship between Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and the distinction (if any) between commercial and community Linux.

The Indian Govt is Just Not That Into Freedom

The ministries and babus of the Indian government departments are all heading towards the road to slavery.

Face to Face with RMS

It was one of the rarest opportunities to spend some time with the man I’ve always looked up to since I migrated to GNU/Linux systems…

Enabling Indian Languages on the FOSS Desktop, Part 2: The Little GNOME Stands Tall

The smirking little leprechaun—stands up to KDE, doesn’t he, the spunky dwarf? As we will see, it takes a little more configuration than KDE, but GNOME users, too, can type on their desktops in their mother tongues. The nerve of the GNOME!

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