open source projects

It’s been over 10 days since I’ve blogged. I was busy with workload so I could not update the blog. I missed lots of news worthy stuff. Here is a quick news roundup:

a] A new custom version of Ubuntu aimed at netbooks and based on 8.04 Hardy Heron has been released by HP.

b] Open source Exchange server replacement only a year away.

c] Scripting SSH access and file transfers with Python can be frustrating – but the Paramiko module solves that in a powerful way.

d] Amazon offering 3 Full Version Games for a Limited period of time.

e] cyberciti.biz / nixcraft.com is now IPv6 enabled.

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MySQL, Red Hat and many other open source projects made good amount of money by supporting and creating world class software. But, how do you get venture capital – financing to grow businesses based upon open source ideas? If you are opening an open source software / hardware based business, read this getting started article about VC funding.

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A list of open source project run and controlled by women in various organizations around the world.

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Can you code 24 hours non-stop? Hackontest is a new Google-sponsored 24-hour programming competition between different open source projects.

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Coverity is a company that creates tools for software development. Its premiere product is Prevent, a static-analysis code inspection tool. Coverity offers the results of Prevent’s analysis for free to open source developers. From the project home page: In collaboration with Stanford University, Coverity is establishing a new baseline for software quality and security in […]

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