For the first time, court lays down a legal foundation for the protection of open source developers. This means now all open source licenses are enforceable. An extremely favorable decision toward projects like GNU, Creative Commons, Wikipedia, and Linux.
Debian is known for strict adherence to the Unix and free software philosophies. Debian is also known for an abundance of options — the current release includes over twenty-six thousand software packages. Today, Debian turns 15 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
AdvFS is a file system that was developed by Digital Equipment Corp and continues to be part of HP’s Tru64 operating system. AdvFS has been released under GPL v2.
On June 18, 2008, Reddit became an open source project. All of the code and libraries written for Reddit became freely available.
Subversion (SVN) is a version control system. It allows users to keep track of changes made to any type of electronic data, typically source code, web pages or design documents. Subversion is currently a popular alternative to CVS and quite popular software.
This tutorial is meant to be read linearly so that it introduces the important notions gently.
Right, computers are only not designed for the Microsoft Windows. Here is a nice collection of stickers related to free software projects. You can remove Microsoft sticker from your computer and choose some sticker of this book to replace it.
Download Linux and Free Software Sticker
=> Download Linux and Free Software Sticker includes source code and pdf file (local mirror )
=> Official web site (via digg)
Facebook is one of the famous web 2.0 portal, its php source code was leaked on the Internet. This blog post has posted index.php home page source code. According to facebook:
Some of Facebookâ€™s source code was exposed to a small number of users due to a bug on a single server that was misconfigured and then fixed immediately. It was not a security breach and did not compromise user data in any way.
However a misconfigured webserver can easily give out php file to all end users.