What is Open Source

What is Open Source?


Open source software (OSS) refers to a software that is available free with source code , under a license that ensures that derivative works will also be available as source code, protects certain rights of the original authors, and prohibits restrictions on how the software can be used or who can use it.Open-source software can be studied,changed,improved and redistributed provided that the source code of developed software is also open.The ‘open’ in open source software is intended in the philosophical sense of ‘open or free speech’ rather than as a free (ie. no cost) product.

History of Open Source
How Open Source Software is developed



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2. WPA Wireless Networks from Shell

3. Esxi 4 Backup and Restore configuration

4. Manage IBM ServeRAID 8k/8k-l8 Centos Linux

5. Linux Software RAID 1 Array How to Manual Setup

6. Linux Boot Sequence

7. Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 11.10

8. Attributes

9. DNS Server configuration file for errors with named-checkconf tools

10. Find Out If Program Is Compiled With TCP Wrappers Or Not

11. Linux Job Scheduler

12. HTTPS (http over SSL)

13. HTTPS with CA signed certificate

14. PXE (Pre eXecution Environment) RHEL 5

15. PXE (Pre eXecution Environment) RHEL 6

16. Block Device Encryption with dm-crypt and LUKS

17. eCryptfs Filesystem

18. TCP Dump

19. Service Management

20. Access Linux Partitions (ext2, ext3, ext4) From Windows in Dual-Boot System

21. Get Windows Vista’s DreamScene Feature in Linux

22. Bootable Live USB Drives for Ubuntu, Fedora and Other Linux Distributions without Burning CD / DVD

23. Moving Outlook email (data) to Linux Thunderbird/Evolution mail client

24. YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified)

25. TCP Wrappers

26. Convert from Binary to Decimal

27. Boot time command options

28. Downloading Linux distro or kernel from indian mirror sites

29. How to watch television on Linux computer

30. Mount a USB flash or pen drive as a normal user

31. Setting up the screen to lock with password protection for all users

32. GNOME change/create or make a custom logon banner

33. FreeBSD setup ACL or Access control list tutorial

34. Configure Tata Photon+ in Linux

35. Load balancing pooling print jobs using CUPS print queues

36. How to determine Linux filetype

37. Configure Mozilla to automatically open PDF files

38. Change login shell for Linux user

39. RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)

40. User and Group Management

41. AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment)

42. RPM Build

43. Commands for Fun

44. Mysql user creation -– Setting up a MySQL new user account

45. MySQL Change root Password

46. How do I find out screen resolution of my Linux desktop?

47. Find out how long the system has been running

48. FreeBSD locking/unlocking an account

49. Linux locking/unlocking an account

50. Find out if Ethernet card (NIC) is being recognized or not?

51. Howto: Prevent root user from being able to log in via SSH service

52. Why is it possible to create symbolic links across file system?

53. What is a rootkit?

54. How To Use SSH in Unix or Linux shell script

55. Linux setup shared directory

56. How do I run X windows program as normal user?

57. How to find the url for cgi-bin?

58. How to find what dependencies a rpm file has?

59. Forcefully unmount a disk partition to get rid of device busy error

60. Find out who is logged on my UNIX / Linux system?

61. Linux / UNIX: Command not found error and how do I get rid of it?

62. Environment variable changing on Linux/FreeBSD

63. How to find out perl version

64. How can I log in as root?

65. Find Out What our DNS Servers Address Is

66. FreeBSD Find out who is logged in?

67. PHP: How to read from text file?

68. Linux: Find out Ethernet card driver name


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