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What Are Tizen’s Chances of a Prime Time Smartphone Entry?

A recent spike in the development of open mobile OSs has led to the release of exotic sounding distributions. An OS that is yet to grab the headlines is one that is mobile-optimised…

Pep Up Your Device with Paranoid Android

Paranoid Android is one of those rare innovations to have come out of open source software that thoroughly reinvents the way software is designed. With features like Hybrid UI, Pie Controls and the…

Extend Wireless Router Capabilities Using a Netbook or Laptop

There are now a range of devices that are Wi-Fi enabled. So for situations where a wireless router is required, the additional functionality of Network Manager 0.98 is a great convenience. Fedora 18…

FOSS in Academic Institutions

FOSS in Academic Institutions

In recent years, we have seen open source being widely adapted by many organisations around the world — not only because of its cost-effectiveness, but also because of its stability, reliability, flexibility and…

C N Krishnan, programme director, AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University

M.Sc. in FOSS from Anna University: AU-KBC’s C. N. Krishnan Throws Some Light

The real bottleneck in the growth of FOSS in India is inadequate and commercially sustainable deployment with ‘real world users’… Under Anna University’s new two-year online distance education programme, students can pursue an…

Richard M. Stallman

An Interview with Richard Stallman on Freedom, Android, Amazon, Facebook, Steve Jobs…

Any government that tells people to teach proprietary software is essentially delivering the country into the hands of a company. Before you even speak a word before RMS (as Richard M Stallman is…

A communication channel

Voices Across the Digital Divide — Using Audio Portals to Connect Communities

Human beings are the only species on earth with the ability to communicate complex ideas through language. Speaking and listening have been the basis of human society since people started living in communities….

Indian government takes the Open Source route

Indian Government Takes the Open Source Route

The Indian Government has recently proposed to go the open source way in its e-governance projects, and the Department of Information Technology has issued a Draft Policy in this regard. The move has…

Ain't no sunshine without graphics

Graphics Using Xlib, Part 1

This article introduces you to the X Window System, with the aim of helping developers understand how to use the Xlib library effectively. The X Window System has a very distinct place in…

The trio who cooked up their own edu video repository

NIT-C Students Use PostgreSQL to Design Their Own Video Repository

The students of NIT-C, who were one of the winners of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest, share with the LINUX For You team how they created an internal database of MIT and IIT video…

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